Faculty

Conducting & Ensemble Directors

Dr. Kyle Prescott
Dr. Kyle Prescott, Director of Bands
>Dr. Marc Decker
Dr. Marc Decker,  Associate Director of Bands, Director of Athletic Bands, Graduate Advisor

 

Dr. Laura Joella
Dr. Laura Joella, Director of Orchestral Studies
Dr. Stacie Rossow
Dr. Stacie Rossow, Associate Chair, Associate Director of Choral and Vocal Studies, voice and conducting

 

Courtney Jones
Dr. Courtney Jones, Trumpet; Artistic Director, Jazz and Chamber Ensembles
Dr. Patricia Fleitas
Dr. Patricia Fleitas, Director of Choral and Vocal Studies

 

Winds, Brass, & Percussion

Dr. Kyle Prescott
Dr. Kyle Prescott, Director of Bands
>Dr. Marc Decker
Dr. Marc Decker,  Associate Director of Bands, Director of Athletic Bands, Graduate Advisor

 

 

 

Kyle Mechmet
Kyle Mechmet, Saxophone
Dr. Stan Spinola
Dr. Stan Spinola, French horn

 

Courtney Jones
Dr. Courtney Jones, Trumpet; Artistic Director, Jazz and Chamber Ensembles

 

Calvin Jenkins
Calvin Jenkins, Low Brass
Matthew Nichols
Matthew Nichols, Percussion 

 

Voice

Dr. Patricia Fleitas
Dr. Patricia Fleitas, Director of Choral and Vocal Studies
Dr. Stacie Rossow
Dr. Stacie Rossow, Associate Chair, Associate Director of Choral and Vocal Studies, voice and conducting

 

 

 

Piano

Dr. Irena Kofman
Dr. Irena Kofman, Director of Piano Studies
David Hammer
David Hammer, Jazz Piano

 

Phil Hinton
Phil Hinton, Piano 

 

Eerang Ahn
Eerang Ahn, Collaborative and Class Piano
Kuo-pei Cheng-Lin
Kuo-pei Cheng-Lin, Collaborative and Class Piano

 

Strings

Dr. Laura Joella
Dr. Laura Joella, Director of Orchestral Studies
Rebecca Lautar

 

 

Jeff Adkins
Jeff Adkins, Double Bass

 

Juan Antonio Pena
Juan Antonio Pena, Classical Guitar
Matthew Joy
Matthew Joy, Electric Guitar

 

Rob Rimmington
Rob Rimmington, Music Technology

 

Commercial Music 

Michael Zager
Michael Zager, Dorothy F. Schmidt Eminent Scholar in the Performing Arts, Commercial Music
Alejandro Sánchez-Samper
Alejandro Sánchez-Samper, Commercial Music

 

Matt Baltrucki
Matt Baltrucki, Commercial Music
Ira Abrams
Ira Abrams, Legal Issues and Artist Management

 

Richard Asher
Richard Asher, Music Publishing
Jennifer Appel
Jennifer Appel, Commercial Music Faculty

 

Rob Rimmington
Rob Rimmington, Music Technology
Carl Spagnuolo
Carl Spagnuolo, Music Publishing and Copyright

 

Dr. Kevin Wilt
Dr. Kevin Wilt, Department Chair, Music Composition and Music Theory

 

Music Education  

Dr. DaLaine Chapman
Dr. DaLaine Chapman, Coordinator of Music Education
Claudia Lusararian
Claudia Lusararian, Elementary Music

 

Richard A
Richard Andreacchio, Choral Music Education
>Dr. Marc Decker
Dr. Marc Decker,  Associate Director of Bands, Director of Athletic Bands, Graduate Advisor

 

Rebecca Lautar
Matthew Nichols
Matthew Nichols, Percussion 

 

Courtney Jones
Dr. Courtney Jones, Trumpet; Artistic Director, Jazz and Chamber Ensembles

 

Ethnomusicology, History, and Theory 

 

Dr. James Cunningham
Dr. James Cunningham, Ethnomusicology and World Music Ensembles
Dr. Daniel Copher
Dr. Daniel Copher, Music Appreciation

 

Marlena Niewczas
Marlena Niewczas, Music Appreciation
David Rossow
David Rossow, Sight Singing

 

Dr. Michael Broder
Dr. Michael Broder, Music Theory
Dr. Andres Espinoza
Dr. Andres Espinoza Agurto, Ethnomusicology and Latin Music Ensemble

 

Administration

Dr. Kevin Wilt
Dr. Kevin Wilt, Department Chair, Music Composition and Music Theory
Dr. Stacie Rossow
Dr. Stacie Rossow, Associate Chair, Associate Director of Choral and Vocal Studies, voice and conducting

 

>Dr. Marc Decker
Dr. Marc Decker,  Associate Director of Bands, Director of Athletic Bands, Graduate Advisor

 

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