Faculty and Staff

Excellent student-faculty relationships are essential to any musician's education and training. Our faculty have come from four continents and every region of the country to work with music students in a uniquely personal and professional setting.

Director
Mario Pelusi
 
Composition & Theory Music Education
*David Vayo *Tamara Thies 
Mario Pelusi Deanne Bryant
Joe Plazak Lynn Buck
Elizabeth Smith Dan Johnson
Daniel Swilley Dan Swallow
William West  
   
   
Music History Keyboard
Stephen Press *R. Kent Cook
Adriana Ponce Joy Doran
    Eva Ferguson
String Susan Klotzbach
*Vadim Mazo - Violin/Viola Erin Mulliken
Mark Anderson - Classical Guitar Nancy Pounds
Nina Gordon  - Cello Ilia Radoslavov
Chen-Yu Huang  - Harp  
Trevor Jones - Double Bass & Electric Bass  
Lisa Nelson- Violin/Viola   Woodwind, Brass, & Percussion
  *Steven Eggleston - Trumpet
  Jennifer Brown - Trumpet
  Anne Dervin - Clarinet
  Nellie Dixon - Bassoon
Voice Roger Garrett - Clarinet
*J. Scott Ferguson Jae Lyn Hepner - Flute
Linda Farquharson Kelly Langenberg - Horn
Jonathan Green Amanda Legner - Percussion
Jennifer Hilbish Schuetz Tim Pitchford - Trombone
William Hudson Ed Risinger - Tuba/ Euphonium
Robert Mangialardi Jill West - Oboe
Carren Moham William West - Flute/ Saxophone
Sam Scifres  
   
 

Accompanists

 
*Eva Ferguson  
Gretchen Church  
Sarah Dale  
Joy Doran  
Momoko Gresham  
Susan Klotzbach  
Nancy Pounds  
Maxie Scifres  
Rachel West  
Lu Witzig  
   
   

 Staff

 
Laura Dolan-Music Admissions  
Stephanie Kohl Ringle-Operations Coordinator  
George Krippenstapel-Piano Technician *Indicates Department Head