Cross cultural celebration brings campus together
Family, alumni and students enjoyed a night of magical music
Todd Syswerda wanted to quit piano his freshman year of high school to play basketball. But his parents wouldn’t let him. Syswerda chose to stick with music for his career and is so thankful that he did.
Braden Spear played a jumping bean for his preschool graduation, and his passion for theater was born. After his jumping bean debut, Spear played other roles throughout high school and joined Taylor University’s theater program in 2009.
Rivera (‘23) teaches music at a K-8 school in Chicago and manages 11 classes. Currently, she teaches general music, but hopes to branch out by teaching choir, private lessons and organizing ensembles in the future.