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.


Deborah Fabian

Principal Lecturer of Clarinet

Molly Fillmore

Professor of Voice
Chair of Vocal Studies

Nick Finzer

Assistant Professor of Jazz Trombone

Dennis Fisher

Associate Director of Wind Studies
Professor of Music
Conductor of the Symphonic Band

Mark Ford

Coordinator of Percussion
Regents Professor of Percussion

Robert Frankenberry

Visiting Opera Coach

Steven Friedson

University Distinguished Research Professor of Music and Anthropology

Laura Fuller

Concert and Event Scheduling