Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance Faculty/Staff


Department Staff

Danny Phipps
Department Chair 
Professor

Mark Williams
Associate Department Chair
Professor

Beth Gibbs
Assistant Department Chair
Associate Professor

Kristi Fosdick
Office Coordinator

Rebecca Casler
Department Secretary

Nate Bliton
Equipment & Performance Space Technician

Cassandra DeHaan
Box Office and Performance Curriculum Coordinator

Chris Mahlmann
Equipment & Performance Space Supervisor

Cat O'Callahan
Costume Shop Coordinator

Russell Staples
Scene Shop Coordinator

Bridgett Vanderhoof
Publicity & Recruitment Coordinator


Music Faculty


Mark Williams
Professor
Trombone

Paul Carlson
Associate Professor
Tuba/Euphonium

Alex Wilson
Assistant Professor
Trumpet

Richard Britsch
Senior Affiliate Faculty
Horn
 


Choral Ensembles

Choral Ensembles Homepage

Chuck Norris
Professor
Director, Varsity Men
 

Kody Wallace
Assistant Professor
Director of Choral Activities
Conductor, University Arts Chorale 
 

Shirley Lemon
Adjunct Instructor
Conductor, University Singers


Composition

Bill Ryan
Professor


Kyle Thompson
Adjunct Instructor

Michael T. Drost
Adjunct Instructor


Instrumental Ensemble Directors

Pablo Mahave-Veglia
Professor
Music Director, Early Music Ensemble

Bill Ryan
Professor
Music Director, New Music Ensemble

Kevin Tutt
Professor
Conductor, Wind Symphony

Henry Duitman
Associate Professor
Conductor, Symphony Orchestra

John T. Martin
Associate Professor
Conductor, Concert Band

Tim Froncek
Affiliate Faculty
Music Director, Jazz Ensembles


Laker Marching Band

LMB Website

John Martin
Associate Professor
Director of Athletic Bands

Adam Borst
Adjunct Instructor
Assistant Director of the Laker Marching Band

Rebecca Sikkema
Adjunct Instructor
Color Guard


Music Education

Chuck Norris
Professor

Kevin Tutt
Professor

Beth Gibbs
Associate Professor

John Martin
Associate Professor

Kody Wallace
Assistant Professor

Patricia Gordon
Adjunct Instructor

Daniel Scott
Adjunct Instructor


Music General Education

Barry Martin
Professor

Gregory Crowell
Senior Affiliate Faculty
 

Paul Swantek
Senior Affiliate Faculty

Abigail Walsh
Visiting Professor

Christopher Belland
Adjunct Instructor

Andrew Bergeron
Adjunct Instructor

James Borst
Adjunct Instructor

Jack DeBoer
Adjunct Instructor

Samuel Gould
Adjunct Instructor

Christopher Mason
Adjunct Instructor

Molly York
Adjunct Instructor


Musicology and Music Theory

Lisa Feurzeig
Professor

Chuck Norris
Professor

Anna Fulton
Assistant Professor

Gregory Crowell
Senior Affiliate Faculty


Percussion

Tim Froncek
Affiliate Faculty

Greg Secor
Adjunct Instructor


Piano/Keyboard

Piano Website

Helen Marlais
Professor, Piano/Piano Pedagogy
 

Sookkyung Cho
Associate Professor, Piano

Gregory Crowell
Senior Affiliate Faculty
Organ & Harpsichord

Justin Colwell
Adjunct Instructor


Strings

Pablo Mahave-Veglia
Professor
Cello

Paul Swantek
Senior Affiliate Faculty
Viola

Letitia Jap
Affiliate Faculty
Violin

Michael Hovnanian
Adjunct Instructor
String Bass

Ying-Jou Huang (Tiger)
Adjunct Instructor
Cello


Voice

Dale Schriemer
Professor
Director of Opera Theatre

Kathryn Stieler
Professor

Andrew Lenhart
Visiting Professor
Vocal Coach & Accompanist

Corie Auger
Adjunct Instructor

Rachael Gates (Bergan)
Adjunct Instructor


Woodwinds

Arthur Campbell
Professor
Clarinet

Marlen Vavrikova
Professor
Oboe

Dan Graser
Associate Professor
Saxophone

Christopher Kantner
Affiliate Faculty
Flute

Julia Gjebic
Adjunct Instructor
Oboe

Gary June
Adjunct Instructor
Clarinet

Victoria Olson
Adjunct Instructor
Bassoon


Theatre Faculty

James Bell
Associate Professor
 

Alli Metz
Associate Professor

Al Sheffield
Associate Professor

Diane Machin
Visiting Professor

Jill Hamilton
Adjunct Instructor

Katherine Mayberry
Adjunct Instructor

Kyle Westmaas
Adjunct Instructor


Dance Faculty

Carrie Brueck Morris
Associate Professor
Dance Curriculum Coordinator

Hannah Seidel
Associate Professor

Deavondre Jones
Adjunct Instructor

Rachel Miller
Adjunct Instructor

Heather Mitchell
Adjunct Instructor

Heather Prahl
Adjunct Instructor

Carolyn Pampalone Rabbers
Adjunct Faculty

Nicole Reehorst
Adjunct Instructor

Jon Upleger
Adjunct Instructor

Cassie Vanderwell-Pegman
Adjunct Instructor

Mikey Winslow
Adjunct Instructor

JayLashay Young
Adjunct Instructor

Ryan Blok
Dance Accompanist

Alex Hamel
Dance Accompanist

Kevin Jones
Dance Accompanist



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