Faculty by Instrument or Area

Dean and Director

  • Armenio Suzano Jr., Associate Dean and Director, Greatbatch School of Music; Professor of Conducting

Staff

  • Shelly Hillman, Administrative Assistant to the Dean and Director of the Greatbatch School of Music
  • Kevin Dibble, Coordinator of Music Admissions and Recruitment
  • Kelly Van Kirk, Coordinator of Graduate Studies
  • Elizabeth Oakerson, Music Library Coordinator
  • Rachel Decker, Circulation Specialist

Woodwinds

Brass

Percussion

  • Coordinator of Percussion: Dustin Woodard, Instructor of Percussion

Harp

  • Nan Richmond, Assistant Professor of Harp (Grandjany)
  • Suzanne Thomas, Instructor of Harp
  • Grace Wong, Instructor of Harp (Salzedo)

Strings

Guitar

Piano and Harpsichord

  • Judy Congdon, Professor of Organ and Harpsichord; College Organist
  • Amanda Cox, Accompanist; Instructor of Voice
  • Coordinator of Collaborative Studies:  Sharon Johnson, Assistant Professor of Piano and Collaborative Piano; Accompanist and Director of Student Chapel Ensemble
  • Coordinator of Piano Studies:  William Newbrough, Professor of Piano
  • Amanda Robbins, Instructor of Piano Pedagogy

Organ

  • Judy Congdon, Professor of Organ and Harpsichord; College Organist

Voice and Opera

Music Theory and Composition

Music History and Literature

  • Patricia Gingras, Assistant Professor and Coordinator of Music Education; Music History
  • Gary Stith, Professor of Music Education; Conductor Emeritus

Music Education

  • Coordinator of Music Education:  Patricia Gingras, Assistant Professor and Coordinator of Music Education; Music History
  • Gary Stith, Professor of Music Education; Conductor Emeritus
  • Martha Thomas, Assistant Professor of Strings; String Methods
  • Dustin Woodard, Instructor of Percussion

Collaborative Studies

  • Amanda Cox, Instructor of Voice; Accompanist
  • Coordinator of Collaborative Studies:  Sharon Johnson, Assistant Professor of Piano and Collaborative Piano; Accompanist and Director of Student Chapel Ensemble

Conducting

  • Kevin Dibble, Assistant Director of Choral Activities
  • Adam Luebke, Associate Professor of Vocal Music and Conducting
  • Gary Stith, Professor of Music Education; Conductor Emeritus

Church Music

  • Coordinator of Church Music:  Judy Congdon, Professor of Organ and Harpsichord; College Organist
  • Amanda Cox, Instructor of Voice; Accompanist
  • Sharon Johnson, Assistant Professor of Piano and Collaborative Piano; Accompanist and Director of Student Chapel Ensemble

Commercial Music and Jazz

  • Ken Crane, Instructor of Trombone; Director of Jazz Activities
  • Alan Dusel, Assistant Director of Technical Arts
  • Kevin Jackson, Director of Creative Arts, Sound and Recording

Ensemble Directors

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