Music

Faculty & Staff

 

Ensemble Directors

Dr. Andrea Garritano, Washburn Opera Studio

Dr. Kevin Kellim, Choral Ensembles

Dr. Rebecca Meador, Flute Ensemble

Dr. Tom Morgan, Percussion Ensemble, Vocal Jazz Ensemble

Dr. Michael Mapp, Director of Bands

Dr. Martha Placeres, Director of Orchestras

Dr. Craig Treinen, Director of Jazz Studies

Music Education

Dr. Catherine Hunt, Director of Music Education, General/Vocal

Dr. Craig Treinen, Instrumental

Brass

Dr. Michael Averett, Director of Brass Studies, Trumpet

Jason Tacker, Tuba, Euphonium

Dr. Matthew Haislip, Horn

Karen Ballard, Trombone

Keyboard

Dr. Shiao-Li Ding, Piano, Director of Keyboard Studies

Dr. Mary Jo Pembrook, Piano

Julie Rivers, Piano

Cynthia Strait, Group Piano, Staff Accompanist

Patricia Gibson, Staff Accompanist

Dr. Cynthia Neufeld Smith, Staff Accompanist, organ

Kathleen Rich, Staff Accompanist

Percussion

Dr. Tom Morgan, Director of Percussion Studies

Jason Degenhardt, Marching Percussion Ensemble

Stacey Harry, Flag Corps

Strings

Dr. Yu-Fang Chen, Violin, Viola

Gordon Lewis, Bass

Erinn Renyer, Cello, Director of String Studies

Erin Wood, Harp

Voice

Dr. Catherine Hunt, Voice

Dr. Kevin Kellim, Voice

Dr. Ann Marie Snook, Voice 

Dr. Lee Snook, Chair of the Vocal Division, Voice

Dr. Andrea Garritano, Voice

Todd Staerkel, Voice

Woodwinds

Dr. Rebecca Meador, Flute, Director of Woodwind Studies

Dr. Karen Benda, Clarinet

Leigh Munoz, Bassoon

Dr. Craig Treinen, Saxophone

Brett Jackson, Saxophone

Dr. Katherine Woolsey, Oboe

Theory and Composition

Kelly Huff, Music Theory

Dr. Gordon McQuere, Music Theory, Composition, Form and Analysis

Dr. Rebecca Meador, Music Theory 

Dr. Tom Morgan, Rhythmic Perception, Composition

Music History

Kelly Huff, Music History

Dr. Tom Morgan, Jazz History

Administration

Dr. Ann Marie Snook, Music Department Chair

Administrative Staff

Brad Merryman

Technical Director

Lyle Waring

 

 

Meet Our New Faculty!
Karen Benda, Clarinet

Dr. Karen Benda, Clarinet

Yu-Fang Chen

Dr. Yu-Fang Chen, Violin/Viola

Martha Placeres

Dr. Martha Placeres, Director of Orchestras