Cassidy Clevenger is a Samford University alum. She is currently in graduate school at Samford in the MSW program, while working as a freelance writer.

How Show Choir Staging Impacts Storytelling: Reading Between the Risers

When we think about show choir, many keywords are likely to pop into our heads: glitz, showmanship, production, and sequins. Less commonly,...  More

Music Over Everything

The MusicianShip Washington Youth Choir (WYC) is a year-round performance ensemble that is dedicated to providing disadvantaged young...  More

Raising Money and Young Professionals

Music education is said to promote personal growth, deepen self-knowledge, and generally bring more joy to its students. Furthermore, music...  More

Connected by Compassion: Abilities in Harmony Helps Campers Flourish

We have all been in situations where we feel like we do not quite fit in.  More

It Takes a Village to Raise a Star: Descants Show Choir

Across most disciplines, working collaboratively is tantamount to success; show choir is no exception. To put on a show, most schools have...  More

Building Confidence at Show Choir Camps

Summer camps are like Coen Brothers’ films: instant classics.  There is something about camps that seems to offer an instant nostalgia;...  More

The Yellow Wallpaper: Thinking Outside the Box and Within the Walls

All jobs come with certain taxing demands—early mornings, late nights, needy clients, and so on; however, those who work in a creative...  More

The Psychology of Holiday Fundraising

Though some might imagine that the holidays are not the best time to embark on fundraising missions-imagining that cash on hand for...  More

Samford University’s StepSing

I am proud to call Samford my alma mater for many reasons. Sure, the academics are top shelf, the professors are dedicated and have vested...  More

Showchoir Camps of America: Unique, Enriching, and Demanding

Based upon what I learned from my interviews conducted with both professionals and students at SCA, they make SCA sound like the most...  More