Mr. Eichenberger is in his third year as the Director of Choirs at Central High School. He was previously the Vocal Music Director at Joplin High School and Springfield Catholic High School. Mr. Eichenberger’s choirs and ensembles consistently receive exemplary ratings at contests and his private students regularly sing on collegiate and professional stages. “Mr. E’s” groups have performed at a variety of local and regional venues as well as having the privilege to perform for the President of the United States. Prior to a teaching career, Mr. Eichenberger spent 11 years as a professional performer. He has had the privilege of working with Tony nominees, Grammy winners, and American Idol finalists.
Mr. Eichenberger received his Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance and Bachelor of Arts in Theatre from Hastings College (Nebraska). He completed his Masters in Music and Masters of Arts in Teaching at Missouri State University.
Beth Falukos grew up in Springfield studying piano with Joyce Minasian. Her first experience accompanying was as an eleven year old playing the organ for services in a small Lutheran church. As a teenager she substituted as organist at St. George's Church in Tunis, Tunisia, where her family lived for three years. Upon returning to the States, she continued developing her skills accompanying theatrical productions, choirs, small instrumental ensembles and soloists.
Beth completed her nursing degree at St. John's School of Nursing in 1995. She has been involved with music programs in area churches for the past twenty-eight years and has worked as the rehearsal and performance accompanist for the Springfield Regional Opera. Beth currently accompanies the Boys Choir of Springfield; the choirs of Play and Sing His Praises, an extensive music program for homeschool students; and contributes to the pit at Springfield Little Theatre. She teaches piano and accompanies the Drury Chorale in addition to working as music director for both The Broadway Cabaret and Drury’s musical productions.