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Conservatory of Music Faculty by Area

Brass


Melanie Cottle
Horn

Kevin Harrison 
Tuba

Christopher Davis
Trombone

Mark Ridenour
Trumpet

James Davis
Jazz Trumpet

Composition


Misook Kim
Composition, Music Theory

Daniel Sommerville
Orchestration, Symphony Orchestra, Conducting


Shawn E. Okpebholo
Composition, Music Theory

 Howard Whitaker
Composition, Music Theory

 

Tony Payne
Arranging, Director of Special Programs
 
 

 

Conducting



Daniel Sommerville
Conducting, Symphony Orchestra, Orchestration

John William Trotter
Conducting, Concert Choir

 

Digital Music


Don Baddorf 
Digital Music

 

 

Ensemble Directors


Katie Ernst
Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Bass

Daniel Sommerville
Symphony Orchestra,
Interim Director Symphonic Band, Conducting, Orchestration

Mary Hopper
Women's Chorale, Men's Glee Club, 
Director of Performance Studies 

John William Trotter
Concert Choir, Conducting

Kathleen Kastner
Percussion Ensemble, Percussion, Music History
 



Jazz



James Davis
Jazz Trumpet

Brad Williams 
Jazz Piano, Jazz Voice

Katie Ernst
Jazz Bass, Jazz Ensemble

Steve Ramsdell
Jazz Guitar

Keyboard


Karin Redekopp Edwards
Piano

Daniel Paul Horn
Piano, Chair of Keyboard Area

Aaron Stampfl
Piano

Matthew Gemmill 
Collaborative Coaching

Cheryl Lim 
Piano

Brad Williams
Jazz Piano, Jazz Voice

Deborah Hollinger 
Piano

Sung Hoon Mo
Piano

Edward Zimmerman
Organ, Harpsichord, Director of Academic Studies

Music Education


Gina Yi
Music Education



 

Music History


Johann Buis
Music History, Coordinator of Music History Area

Kathleen Kastner
Music History, Percussion, Percussion Ensemble

Jonathan Saylor
Music History, Bassoon, Chair of Wind Area

Music Theory




Shawn E. Okpebholo
Music Theory, Composition 

Greg Wheatley 
Music Theory

Misook Kim
Music Theory, Composition  

Howard Whitaker
Composition, Music Theory

Pedagogy


Beth Bauer 
Pedagogy, Internship Coordinator

 

 

Percussion


Michael Folker
Percussion


Kathleen Kastner
Percussion, Percussion Ensemble, Music History

 

Strings


Leonardo Altino 
Applied Cello, Studio Classes, Sectionals, Chamber Music

Rose Armbrust Griffin
Viola

Steve Ramsdell
Studio Guitar

Julieanne Tehan
String Techniques

Paul Zafer
Violin

Andrew Anderson
Bass
 

Lee Joiner
Violin, Chair of String Area

Faye Seeman
Harp

Brian Torosian
Classical Guitar


Katie Ernst
Jazz Bass, Jazz Ensemble
 

Sharon Polifrone
Chamber Music

Steven Sjobring
String Pedagogy, String Techniques

Jeremy Ward
Historical Performance, Chamber Music

Woodwinds


Michael Bazan 
Saxophone

Jonathan Saylor
Bassoon, Music History,
Chair of Wind Area

Jennie Brown
Flute

Deb Stevenson 
Oboe

Trevor O'Riordan
Clarinet

Voice


Denise Gamez
Voice

Sarah Holman
Voice

Robin Sterling
Voice

Thomas Hueber 
Voice

Maria Walford-Dellú
Italian for Singers


Carolyn Hart
Voice, Chair of Voice Area

Christopher Lorimer
Voice

Katie Ernst
Jazz Voice, Jazz Piano