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Faculty and Staff

Full-time Faculty

Dr. Jennifer D’AgostinoLecturer, Voice
Dr. Russell BrownAssociate Professor, Clarinet/Composition/Theory/Music Technology
Dr. Carolyn J. BryanProfessor, Saxophone; Head, Woodwinds Area
Dr. Patrick R. CarneyVisiting Instructor, Music Education
Dr. Larisa ElishaProfessor, Violin/Viola; Coordinator, Upper Strings
Dr. Steven ElishaProfessor, Cello/Bass and Director of Orchestras; Head, Strings Area
Dr. Matthew D. FallinProfessor, Percussion; Head, Percussion Area
Dr. John FranklinInterim Director of Bands
Dr. Martín GendelmanAssociate Professor, Head, Composition and Theory
Dr. Arikka GregoryProfessor, Voice
Dr. Emily Grundstad-HallAssociate Professor, Voice
Dr. Robert HarrisProfessor, Choirs
Dr. Gregory HarwoodProfessor, Music History/Musicology; Director of Graduate Studies
Dr. Allen HendersonProfessor, Voice
Dr. Rachel Eve Holmes Visiting Instructor, Voice
Dr. Shannon JeffreysProfessor, Director of Choral Activities
Dr. Terre JohnsonDepartment Chair
Dr. Diane KesselSenior Lecturer, Flute/Music Appreciation
Dr. Tim KintzingerSenior Lecturer, Trumpet
Dr. David LangleyAssociate Professor, Music Education; Assistant Director of Choral Activities
Dr. Benjamin MathewsGretsch Scholar of Guitar/Music Industry
Dr. Richard MasonAssociate Professor, Trombone and Director of Jazz Ensemble
Dr. Stephanie Furry MasonSenior Lecturer, Horn, Music Fundamentals, and Music Appreciation
Mr. Jonathan MurphyLecturer, Opera/Collaborative Piano
Dr. David MurrayProfessor, Piano; Head, Keyboard Area
Dr. Tom PearsallProfessor, Group Piano and Piano Pedagogy
Dr. Stephen PrimaticProfessor, Percussion/Theory/Jazz/Music Technology
Dr. Karla RockerAcademic Professional, Collaborative Piano
Ms. Kristen SpiridonLecturer, Clarinet
Mr. Michael ThomasAssociate Director of Bands/Director of Athletic Bands
Dr. John ThompsonProfessor, Music Technology; Head, Music Technology Area
Dr. Benjamin WarsawAssociate Professor, Piano

Part-time Faculty

Dr. Jonathan AcetoPart-Time Instructor, Music Appreciation
Dr. Jackson BorgesAdjunct Instructor
Dr. Linda EstesPart-time Instructor, Music Appreciation
Ms. Caitlin FrasurePart-time Instructor, Aural Skills
Jimmy HendricksPart-time faculty, Lower Brass
Ms. Alice SchmidPart-Time Instructor, Music Appreciation

Professor Emeritus

Dr. Robert DunhamProfessor Emeritus
Dr. James AndersonProfessor Emeritus
Dr. Michael BrazProfessor Emeritus
Dr. Linda CionittiProfessor Emeritus
Dr. Kyle HancockProfessor Emeritus
Mr. Mark B. JohnsonProfessor Emeritus
Dr. Daniel PittmanProfessor Emeritus
Dr. Randall ReeseProfessor Emeritus
Dr. William SchmidProfessor Emeritus
Dr. Lucinda SchultzProfessor Emeritus


Ms. Laura J. GastSecretary
Ms. Lauren M. HolmenArts Marketing Manager/ Facilities Coordinator
Mr. Mark ReddenTechnical Director
Ms. Theresa ThornburgSenior Administrative Assistant

Faculty Recordings

by John Rutter
Allen Henderson, baritone
​Stanley Yates, guitar
Duo for Violin & Cello, op. 7, III.
Maestoso e largamente
ma non troppo lento:
Elaris Duo
Larisa Elisha, violin
Steven Elisha, cello
E-Type Jag
by ​James M. David
Linda Cionitti, clarinet
Maila Gutierrez Springfield, piano
C.P.E Bach, Württemberg Sonata No. 1 In Am
Dr. David Murray, Piano

Last updated: 3/30/2022