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.


Don Taylor

Coordinator of Music Education Ph.D. Studies
Associate Professor of Music Education

Joshua Taylor

Adjunct Instructor of Sacred Music

Jonathan Thompson

Adjunct Instructor of Oboe

Scott Tixier

Assistant Professor of Violin (Jazz/Popular/Alternative Styles)

Andrew Trachsel

Associate Professor of Wind Studies
Conductor of the Wind Orchestra