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School of Music, Theatre, and Dance Faculty & Staff

Jeffrey Wright, dean of the School of Music, Theatre, & Dance

Dr. Jeffrey Wright
Ph.D., Northwestern University
Dean, School of Music, Theatre, & Dance
Music education, church music
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Shauna Steele, dance area coordinator

Professor Shauna Steele
M.F.A., University of Michigan
Dance Area Coordinator, modern, ballet, jazz, composition, improvisation
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Nina Ludwick, production manager

Ms. Nina Ludwick
Production Manager

Byrum 111A/Fine Arts 137
Ext. 4352/3743

Joani Brandon, professor

Dr. Joani Brandon
DMA, Boston University
Women's Chorus, music education
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Dr. Jonathan Brooks

Dr. Jonathan Brooks
Ph.D., University of North Texas
Theory, composition
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Becky Chappell, professor

Dr. Rebecca Chappell
D.A., Ball State University
Woodwinds, music business
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Adriana Contino, professor

Adriana Contino
Visiting Professor of Cello
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David Coolidge, assistant professor of musical theatre

David Coolidge
M.F.A., University of North Carolina Greensboro
Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre


Randall Frieling, professor

Dr. Randall Frieling
D.A., Ball State University
Piano, accompanying, organ
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Christopher Holmes, professor

Dr. Christopher Holmes
Ph.D., Indiana University
Music history, music literature, world music
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John Huntoon, professor

Professor John Huntoon
M.M., Bowling Green State University
Concert Band, Jazz Ensemble, trombone, tuba, euphonium
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Gert Kumi, professor

Professor Gert Kumi
M.M., The Juilliard School
Symphony Orchestra, violin
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Mark Murray, professor

Dr. Mark Murray
D.M., Indiana University
Trumpet, music business, Jazztet
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Fritz Robertson, professor

Dr. Fritz Robertson
D.M.A, Ball State University
Voice Area Coordinator, voice, opera, song lit, pedagogy
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Reginald Rodgers, professor

Dr. Reginald Rodgers
D.M.A., University of Maryland
Piano, piano pedagogy, piano lit
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George Salinas, professor

Professor George Salinas
B.F.A., University of Oklahoma
Modern, composition
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Richard Sowers, professor

Dr. Richard Sowers
D.M.A., Arizona State University
Chorale, Symphonic Choir, Valley Voices, conducting
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