FACULTY & STAFF

Department Head

Dr. Barry E. Kopetz

Professor

Department Head

Faculty

Dr. Craig Aarhus

Dr. Craig Aarhus

Associate Professor

Associate Director of Bands

Dr. Jason Baker

Associate Professor

Percussion
Jessica Banks

Ms. Jessica Banks

Instructor

Flute, Fundamentals of Music Theory, Recruiting and Retention Committee Chair
Blackbourn

Ms. Jennifer Blackbourn

Lecturer

Piano, Collaborative Piano
Martha Blackwell

Ms. Martha Blackwell

Lecturer

Piano, Collaborative Piano
Mr. Matthew Butler

Mr. Matthew Butler

Lecturer

Voice
Dr. Robert Damm

Dr. Robert Damm

Professor

Director of Music Education Partnerships, World Music, African American Music

Dr. Jacqueline Edwards-Henry

Professor

Piano Lessons, Class Piano
Ms. Sheri Falcone

Ms. Sheri Falcone

Instructor

Clarinet, Saxophone, Woodwind and Performance Area Coordinator
Dr. Jeanette Fontaine

Dr. Jeanette Fontaine

Assistant Professor

Voice, Diction, Pedagogy, Voice Area Coordinator
Dr. Jessica Haislip

Dr. Jessica Haislip

Lecturer

Oboe, Music Appreciation
Dr. Matthew Haislip

Dr. Matthew Haislip

Instructor

Horn, Music Theory, Ear Training, Music Appreciation
Mr. Barry Hause

Mr. Barry Hause

Lecturer

Guitar, History of Rock and Roll
Dr. Richard Human

Dr. Richard Human

Associate Professor

Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba, Brass Area Coordinator, Curriculum Committee Chair
Terrell Jackson

Mr. Terrell Jackson

Lecturer

Piano, Collaborative Piano
Dr. Thomas Jenkins

Dr. Thomas Jenkins

Lecturer

Piano, Collaborative Piano
Ginny Jordan

Ms. Ginny  Jordan

Lecturer

Collaborative Piano
Dr. Anthony Kirkland

Dr. Anthony Kirkland

Assistant Professor

Trumpet
Gail Kopetz

Ms. Gail Kopetz

Instructor

Piano Lessons & Class, Women's Choir, Schola Cantorum, Orff-Schulwerk I-III teacher certification, AOSA Board of Trustees, and Kodaly I-II certification, Music Education
Elva Kaye Lance

Ms. Elva Kaye Lance

Instructor

Director of Bands
Ryan Landis

Dr. Ryan Landis

Instructor

Voice
Christy Lee

Dr. Christy Lee

Clinical Assistant Professor

Collaborative Piano
Dr. Karen Murphy

Dr. Karen Murphy

Instructor

Collaborative Piano and CP Coordinator
Gary Packwood

Dr. Gary Packwood

Associate Professor

Director of Choral Activities, Music Education Division Chair
Ms. Carol Patilla

Ms. Carol Patilla

Lecturer

Piano
Dr. Michael Patilla

Dr. Michael Patilla

Professor

Guitar, Strings Area Coordinator
Dr. Ryan Ross

Dr. Ryan Ross

Assistant Professor

Music History
Denise Rowan

Dr. Denise Rowan

Lecturer

Bassoon, Woodwind Methods

Dr. Rosângela  Sebba

Professor

Piano Lessons, Theory, Ear Training, Piano Area & Calendar Coordinator
Dr. James Sobaskie

Dr. James Sobaskie

Associate Professor

Theory, Ear Training, Composition, Theory Area Coordinator, Theory/History Division Chair
Dr. Clifton Taylor

Dr. Cliff Taylor

Associate Professor

Associate Director of Bands, Expense Committee Chair
Dr. Roza Tulyaganova

Dr. Roza Tulyaganova

Assistant Professor

Voice, Opera
Katie Wallace

Ms. Katie Wallace

Teacher

Class Piano
Whiteside

Ms. Trisha Whiteside

Lecturer

Violin, Viola, Philharmonia
Khary Wilson

Mr. Khary Wilson

Lecturer

Voice

Staff

 Cathryn Evans

Office Associate

Choral Activities

 Susan  Shurden

Administrative Assistant I

MSU Bands
Ms. Jennifer Winter

Ms. Jennifer Winter

Administrative Assistant I

Department of Music, main office