Michele Taylor is a graduate teaching assistant in art history in Track 2 of the program and is working toward certificates in museum studies and book arts, with plans to go into art conservation and restoration. Taylor received the BA in English from UA in 2020, although she started out as a music major and played mellophone in the Million Dollar Band from 2016-2020. Taylor also served as first chair, playing French horn, in the UA Symphonic Band from 2016-2018. She took art history as an elective and fell in love with the subject, taking several courses including Gothic architecture and American art and architecture. She was named to the Dean’s List all four years.