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, mentoring, and highly interactive classes.

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


Daniel Cook

Lecturer in Wind Studies
Director of Athletic Bands
Conductor of Wind Ensemble

Eugene Corporon

Director of Wind Studies
Regents Professor of Music
Conductor of the Wind Symphony

Andrew Trachsel

Chair, Division of Conducting and Ensembles
Professor of Wind Studies
Conductor of the Wind Orchestra

Heather Coffin

Administrative Coordinator for Wind Studies