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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

Lecturer

Flute, Fundamentals of Music Theory
Dr. Michael Brown

Dr. Michael Brown

Professor

Music Appreciation
Dr. Robert Damm

Dr. Robert Damm

Professor

Music Education and Partnership

Dr. Matthew Daniels

Assistant Professor

Voice

Dr. Jacqueline Edwards-Henry

Professor

Piano Lessons, Class Piano
Ms. Sheri Falcone

Ms. Sheri Falcone

Instructor

Clarinet, Saxophone, Woodwind Area Coordinator
Dr. Jeanette Fontaine

Dr. Jeanette Fontaine

Assistant Professor

Voice, Opera Workshop, Pedagogy

Dr. Matthew Haislip

Instructor

Horn
Mr. Barry Hause

Mr. Barry Hause

Lecturer

Guitar
Dr. Richard Human

Dr. Richard Human

Associate Professor

Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba, Brass Area Coordinator
Peter Infanger

Mr. Peter Infanger

Teacher

Voice, Men's Choir
Terrell Jackson

Mr. Terrell Jackson

Teacher

Piano Lessons, Collaborative Pianist
Dr. Thomas Jenkins

Dr. Thomas Jenkins

Teacher

Piano Lessons, Collaborative Pianist

Ms. Ginny  Jordan

Teacher

Collaborative Pianist
Dr. Anthony Kirkland

Dr. Anthony Kirkland

Assistant Professor

Trumpet

Ms. Gail Kopetz

Lecturer

Piano Lessons, 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

Lecturer

Voice

Ms. Ji A Lee

Accompanist

Collaborative Pianist

Ms. Rose Mannino

Adjunct Instructor

Voice
Dr. Karen Murphy

Dr. Karen Murphy

Instructor & Dept. Accompanist

Collaborative Pianist and CP Coordinator

Dr. Gary Packwood

Associate Professor

Director of Choral Activities, Voice Area Coordinator, Education Division Chair
Ms. Carol Patilla

Ms. Carol Patilla

Lecturer

Piano Lessons, Music Appreciation
Dr. Michael Patilla

Dr. Michael Patilla

Associate Professor

Guitar, Strings Area Coordinator
Dr. Ryan Ross

Dr. Ryan Ross

Assistant Professor

Music History

Dr. Denise Rowan

Teacher

Bassoon

Dr. Ros├óngela  Sebba

Professor

Piano Lessons, Theory, Ear Training, Piano Area & Calendar Coordinator, Performance Division Chair
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

Ms. Katie Wallace

Teacher

Piano Class

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