Alison (Elwell) Graichen
"Spell Check"


Vice President of Service 2001-2003 & Clark Terry Festival Chair 2001

 

Birthday:
January 5, 1981

 

Joined Kappa Kappa Psi:
Lambda Fall 1999

 

Big Brother:
Dan Andersen

 

Little Brother:
Alfred "Freddy" Ortelt & Kurt Schweiss

 

Instrument(s):
Bassoon & Flute

 

Number of years in a band:
11

 

Bands involved with:
Marching & Pep Bands, Wind Symphony, Orchestra, & Chamber Ensembles

 

Home Town:
Smithfield, ME

 

Major:
Music Education

 

Graduation Date:
2003

 

Why Did You Join Kappa Kappa Psi:
I am still not sure why I first went to the meeting, but it was definitely one of the best decisions I have ever made!

 

Interesting Tid Bits:
MENC Treasurer 2000-2002
UNHWMB Flute Section Leader 2000-2002
We can fit 1160 bottles and cans in my car!

 

What are they doing now:
I am working on a master's degree in music teaching at UNH - I'm currently interning at Danville Elementary School. Next semester I'll be at Wells Junior High and High School in Maine. I'm also very busy planning a wedding with David Graichen (#59)! I miss playing in band every day but I'm having a great time teaching little kids about music!

 

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