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Faculty and Staff

Full-time Faculty

Trevor Jorgensen standing in front of a tree holding an instrument in a black suit, a white shirt and a green tie
Wind Ensemble, Applied Woodwinds, Winds - Area Coordinator

Trevor Jorgensen

Tyler Hall 109 -Teaching Studio
Email [email protected]
Robert Auler smiling
Professor - Applied Piano, Advanced Music Theory
Piano - Area Coordinator

Robert Auler

Tyler 117 - Teaching Studio
Email [email protected]
Juliet Forshaw turned to the side wearing a black top
Associate Professor - Music History and Literature
Advisement Coordinator / Assessment Coordinator

Juliet Forshaw

Professor -
Alexander Technique, Music Fundamentals, MUS 307 Opera

Todd Graber

Juan Francisco La Manna is smiling and wearing a terra cotta shirt with a black jacket on top.
Professor - Orchestra, Conducting
Music Literature and History, Strings - Area Coordinator

Juan Francisco La Manna

black and white photo - dr. leary with black shirt
Associate Professor - Music Technology, Composition
MIDI Lab Supervisor, Advanced Music Theory, Electronic Music

Paul Leary

Amanda is smiling, waring a bright purple dress with a necklace and earrings to match.
Assistant Professor - Applied Voice
Music Theatre Workshop, Music Direction for Musical, Voice Area Coordinator

Amanda Li

Assistant Professor - Director of Choral Activities
Choral Conducting

Ben May

Julie Pretzat smiling with a purple coat, a white shirt and a purple necklace on
Professor Music Theory
Dean of School of Communication, Media and the Arts (SCMA) (2015 - 2022)

Julie Pretzat

Eric Schmitz wearing a green plaid shirt
Professor, Director of Jazz Studies
Applied Percussion, Intermediate Music Theory
Jazz Ensembles, Percussion/Guitar - Area Coordinator

Eric Schmitz

Tyler Hall 115 (office) / Tyler Hall 027 (teaching studio)
Email [email protected]
Jonathan Shallit wearing a blue sweater with a white shirt and smiling
Associate Professor - Music Literature and History

Jonathan Shallit

photo Dan Wood - Green shirt, jacket
Recording Technology
Coordinator - Audio Design & Production Minor

Dan Wood

Adjunct Faculty

A black and white picture of Rick Balestra
Adjunct Instructor - Applied Guitar & Bass

Rick Balestra

Terry Caviness holding a wind instrument with black shirt and white pants on
Adjunct Instructor - Applied Brass

Terry Caviness

Colleen Dailey is smiling, with a green shirt on with a black jacket on top
Adjunct Instructor

Colleen Dailey

Nate Felty is sitting on some rocks holding drumsticks, wearing a black shirt and jeans
Adjunct Instructor
MUS 397 Business of Music

Nate Felty

Barbara Bridgers smiling with a red sweater on and a tartan scarf
Adjunct Instructor - Applied Flute

Barbara Hildreth-Bridgers

Rebecac Horning in a bright pink shirt and smiling
Adjunct Instructor - Piano Class and Staff Accompanist

Rebecca Horning

Thomas McGrath in a grey buttonup and a purple and black tie
Adjunct Instructor - Applied Percussion

Tom McGrath

Spencer Phillips

Sonya Williams wearing a black dress with an arm propped up
Instructor of Applied Strings - Violin, Viola & Cello

Sonya Williams


Concert/Event Recording and Sound Support

Josh Russell

Robert Senko is wearing glasses and a black suit with a white shirt and smiling
Piano Technician

Robert Senko

Sally Vanburen is smiling and is wearing a blue top.
Administrative Assistant

Sally VanBuren