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

Lecturer

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

Mr. Matthew Butler

Lecturer

Voice
Dr. Robert Damm

Dr. Robert Damm

Professor

Music Education and Partnership

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, Voice Area Coordinator

Dr. Matthew Haislip

Instructor

Horn, Theory, Ear Training
Mr. Barry Hause

Mr. Barry Hause

Lecturer

Guitar
Dr. Richard Human

Dr. Richard Human

Associate Professor

Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba, Brass Area Coordinator, Curriculum Committee Chair
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 & 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

Lecturer

Voice

Dr. Christy Lee

Clinical Assistant Professor of Collaborative Piano

Collaborative Pianist
Dr. Karen Murphy

Dr. Karen Murphy

Instructor & Dept. Accompanist

Collaborative Pianist and CP Coordinator

Dr. Gary Packwood

Associate Professor

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

Ms. Carol Patilla

Lecturer

Piano Lessons, Music Appreciation
Dr. Michael Patilla

Dr. Michael Patilla

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
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

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