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 150 faculty members include winners of the Grammy Award, the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition and soloists with world-renowned opera companies and symphony orchestras.


Tony Baker

Professor of Trombone

Ellen Bakulina

Assistant Professor of Music Theory

Joseph Banowetz

Professor of Piano

Ania Bard-Schwarz

Adjunct Instructor of Violin

David Bard-Schwarz

Coordinator of Music Theory
Professor of Music Theory

Jennifer Barnes

Professor of Vocal Jazz
Director of Vocal Jazz Studies
Director of Jazz Singers

Steve Barnes

Adjunct Professor of Jazz Percussion

Anthony Barrette

Instrument Repair

Alan Baylock

Associate Professor
Director of the One O'Clock Lab Band

Brad Beckman

Coordinator of Piano Pedagogy and Group Piano
Principal Lecturer in Piano Performance

Brad Bennight

Lecturer of Harpsichord

Rodney Booth

Senior Lecturer of Jazz Trumpet
Two O'Clock Lab Band

Jeff Bradetich

Regents Professor of Double Bass

Benjamin Brand

Professor of Music History
Chair, History, Theory, and Ethnomusicology

Kirsten Broberg

Director of Undergraduate Studies
Associate Professor of Composition

Deborah Brooks

Career Development
Orchestral Excerpts (Cello)
Adjunct Professor

Bruce Broughton


Daniel Bubeck

Adjunct Instructor of Voice

Julia Bushkova

Professor of Violin

Tony Barrette

Adjunct Professor
Woodwind Repair

Cherése Bassett-Sowell

Director of Development

Jordan Batson

Business Manager for the Murchison Performing Arts Center

Maria Baylock

Senior Administrative Coordinator to the Dean of the College of Music

Ben Bigby

Network Manager