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Faculty and Staff

Our faculty of outstanding and internationally recognized performers, composers, scholars and researchers is dedicated to providing our diverse student body with a rich musical environment and an excellent education through private lessons, large and small ensembles, and highly interactive classes.

Our more than 100 full-time faculty members include winners of the Grammy Award, the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition and soloists with world-renowned opera companies and symphony orchestras.

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Andrew Chung

Assistant Professor of Music Theory

Daniel Cook

Director of Athletic Bands
Lecturer in Wind Studies
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Philip Dizack

Assistant Professor of Jazz Trumpet - Improvisation Emphasis
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Justin Lavacek

Assistant Professor of Music Theory
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Kristina Caswell MacMullen

Associate Professor of Choral Studies
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Rob Parton

Associate Professor of Jazz Trumpet – Lead Trumpet Emphasis
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Andrew Trachsel

Associate Professor of Wind Studies
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Willem van Schalkwyk

Opera Coach/Lecturer
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Brian Wright

Assistant Professor of Music History