INTERESTS: Trumpet and Organ
Ethan Neal is a native of Georgetown, OH where he graduated with honors from Georgetown High School. Currently majoring in Music Education with a specialization in Trumpet and Organ at UK. Ethan actively performs in various university ensembles. When not studying or performing, Ethan works as a collaborative pianist/organist, composer, educator, and conductor in the Greater Lexington and Cincinnati areas. Though Ethan's primary focus in life is Music Education, he has a deeply rooted agricultural background and love of summer camp education. Growing up, Ethan spent his time running the fields and tending to livestock on his family farm as well as serving as an agricultural advocate to this day. Now, in the summers he works as a camp professional working across the country at various summer camps as a camp counselor specializing in outdoor and STEM education, special needs differentiation, and camp programming. Ethan plans on continuing his education pursuing a Doctoral Degree in Music with aspirations of teaching Instrumental Conducting at the collegiate level.
REASON FOR BECOMING AN AMBASSADOR
Nelson Mandela once said, "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." I wanted to become a CFA Student Ambassador so I could be an educator for our community - advocating for the arts and to be a guide for those who wish to do the same!