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/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

Ashley Allen, Pd.D. - music education/choral

Melody Causby, Ph.D. - music education/instrumental

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