Music

Faculty & Staff

Ensemble Directors

Dr. Andrea Garritano, Washburn Opera Studio

Dr. Kevin Kellim, Choral Ensembles

Dr. Rebecca Meador, Flute Ensemble

Bill McKemy, Jazz Ensemble

Dr. Tom Morgan, Percussion Ensemble, Vocal Jazz Ensemble

Dr. Martha PlaceresDirector of Orchestras

Dr. Robert Schwartz, Director of Bands

Dr. Craig Treinen, Director of Jazz Studies

Music Education

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

Dr. Craig Treinen, Instrumental

Rebecca Bumgarner, Music Education

Brass

Dr. Michael Averett, Director of Brass Studies, Trumpet

Jason Tacker, Tuba

Karen Ballard, Trombone, Euphonium

Devin Cobleigh-Morrison, Horn

Keyboard

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

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. Jeffery Utter, Double Bass

Erinn Renyer, Cello, Director of String Studies

Erin Wood, Harp

Brent Ferguson, Guitar

Zsolt Eder, Violin and Viola

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

Dr. Craig Treinen, Saxophone

Zachary Pischnotte, Saxophone

Dr. Dieter Koch, Oboe

Austin Way, Bassoon

Theory and Composition

Dr. 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

Dr. Kelly Huff, Music History

Dr. Tom Morgan, Jazz History

Administration

Dr. Ann Marie Snook, Music Department Chair

Administrative Staff

Brad Merryman

Technical Director

John Keckeisen