Jacksonville State University

Michael Greenwood (2011)

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About the Student

Michael Greenwood - Jacksonville State University

Michael Greenwood is from Jacksonville, Alabama, and graduated from Pleasant Valley High School. He is now attending Jacksonville State University. His interest in music blossomed with beginner band in seventh grade. From then on, he has enjoyed playing, teaching, learning and listening to music. In addition to playing in the local Gadsden Symphony, the JSU Chamber Winds, and Marching Southerners Colorguard, he enjoys reading, the fiber arts and collecting sheet music and instruments.

Student Stats

Name: Michael Greenwood (2011)
Age: 20
Year in School: Junior
Major: Instrumental Music Education
Favorite Course: Music Theory IV: Form and Analysis
Dream Job: Music Specialist in Library of Congress/Smithsonian

About the School

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Jacksonville State University provides distinctive educational, cultural and social experiences for a diverse student population. As a learning-centered university, Jacksonville State University strives to challenge students academically in a responsive environment, meeting students’ educational, career and personal goals. As an academic institution, Jacksonville State University seeks to produce broadly educated graduates prepared for global engagement. As a public, comprehensive university, Jacksonville State University promotes excellence in scholarly and service activities consistent with its academic and professional strengths.



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