Faculty Bios

Jay Dean, D.M.A. - Associate Dean for Arts and External Relations
Richard Kravchak, D.M. - Director of the School of Music

BRASS

Jacquelyn Adams, D.M.A. — horn
Ben McIlwain, D.M. — trombone
Richard Perry, D.M.A. — tuba/euphonium
Timothy J. Tesh, D.M.A. — trumpet
Strings/Orchestra

Michael Miles, D.M.A. - orchestra
Hsiaopei Lee
, D.M.A. — viola
Marcos Machado, D.M.A. — bass
Stephen Redfield, D.M.A. — violin
Alexander Russakovsky, D.M.A. — cello
Nicholas Ciraldo, D.M.A. — classical guitar

Woodwind
Lawrence S. Gwozdz, D.M.A. — saxophone
Galit Kaunitz, D.M. - oboe
Jackie McIlwain
, D.M. — clarinet
Danilo Mezzadri, D.M.A. — flute
Kim Woolly, D.M. — bassoon

Percussion/Piano
Michael Bunchman D.M.A. — collaborative piano
Ellen Price Elder, D.M.A. — piano
Elizabeth Moak, D.M.A. — piano
Yumi Nomoto, M.M., G.P.D.,  - collaborative piano
John A. Wooton, D.M.A. — percussion
Zhaolei Xie, M.M. - master collaborative artist

Vocal/Choral
Kimberley M. Davis
, D.M.A. — voice
J. Taylor Hightower, D.M. — voice
Jonathan Yarrington, D.M.A. - voice
Gregory A. Fuller, Ph.D. — choral activities
Jonathan C. Kilgore
, D.M.A. — choral activities

Music History/Theory
Danny Beard
, Ph.D. — music theory
Joseph Brumbeloe
, Ph.D. — music theory
Chris Goertzen, Ph.D. — musicology
Edward Hafer, Ph.D. — musicology
Douglas Rust, Ph.D. — music theory

Music Education
Steven R. Moser, Ph.D. — conducting/music education
Mark Hugh Malone, Ph.D. — music education/choral
Stacey Miles, M.M.E. — music education/licensure
Elizabeth Taylor, M.M.E. - music education/instrumental 

Bands/Jazz
Catherine Ann Rand
, D.M.A. — bands, conducting
Colin McKenzie, D.M.A. — bands
James Standland, D.M.A. — bands
Lawrence M. Panella, M.M. — jazz studies

Adjunct Faculty

Christopher Alford, Jazz/Studio Study

Elizabeth Anglin, Diction - French

Erica Branch, Clarinet

Rebecca Chambers, Aural Skills I

Ivan del Prado, Conducting/Orchestra

Douglas R. Gatlin, Voice

Kerrin Hightower, Voice

Mike Lopinto, Music Major Success/Entrepreneurship

Patricia Malone, Music Theory/Music Fundamentals

Anthony Miceli, Percussion

Sam Porter, Accompanist

Susan Ruggiero-Mezzadri, Music Fundamentals, Theory, Voice

Dell Smith, Music Theory III

William Thompson, Jazz/Studio Study

Matthew Wright, Trombone

Luigi Zaninelli, Composition

Xin Zhang, Class Piano