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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
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Robert Auler smiling

Professor - Applied Piano, Advanced Music Theory
Piano - Area Coordinator

Robert Auler

Tyler 117 - Teaching Studio
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Juliet Forshaw turned to the side wearing a black top

Associate Professor - Music History and Literature
Advisement Coordinator / Assessment Coordinator

Juliet Forshaw

Tyler Hall 112
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Professor -
Alexander Technique, Music Fundamentals, MUS 307 Opera

Todd Graber

Tyler 107
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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

Tyler Hall 111
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black and white photo - dr. leary with black shirt

Associate Professor - Music Technology, Composition
MIDI Lab Supervisor, Advanced Music Theory, Electronic Music

Paul Leary

Tyler Hall 112
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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

Tyler Hall 108
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Assistant Professor - Director of Choral Activities
Choral Conducting

Ben May

Tyler Hall 114
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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

Tyler Hall 106
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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)
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Jonathan Shallit wearing a blue sweater with a white shirt and smiling

Associate Professor - Music Literature and History

Jonathan Shallit

Tyler Hall 114
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photo Dan Wood - Green shirt, jacket

Recording Technology
Coordinator - Audio Design & Production Minor

Dan Wood

Tyler Hall 113
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Adjunct Faculty

A black and white picture of Rick Balestra

Adjunct Instructor - Applied Guitar & Bass

Rick Balestra

Tyler Hall 030
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Terry Caviness holding a wind instrument with black shirt and white pants on

Adjunct Instructor - Applied Brass

Terry Caviness

Tyler Hall 029
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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

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Barbara Bridgers smiling with a red sweater on and a tartan scarf

Adjunct Instructor - Applied Flute

Barbara Hildreth-Bridgers

Tyler Hall 028
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Rebecac Horning in a bright pink shirt and smiling

Adjunct Instructor - Piano Class and Staff Accompanist

Rebecca Horning

Tyler Hall 028
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Thomas McGrath in a grey buttonup and a purple and black tie

Adjunct Instructor - Applied Percussion

Tom McGrath

Tyler Hall 032
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Spencer Phillips

Sonya Williams wearing a black dress with an arm propped up

Instructor of Applied Strings - Violin, Viola & Cello

Sonya Williams

Tyler #029
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Concert/Event Recording and Sound Support

Josh Russell

Tyler Hall 031
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Robert Senko is wearing glasses and a black suit with a white shirt and smiling

Piano Technician

Robert Senko

Tyler Hall 026
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Sally Vanburen is smiling and is wearing a blue top.

Administrative Assistant

Sally VanBuren

Tyler Hall 119
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