Faculty and Staff

Dr. Edward Turley, Department Chair


Dr. David Arnott, Upper Strings/Orchestras/Instrumental Techniques/Chamber Ensembles
Dr. Rachel Brandwein, Instructor of Harp
Dr. Patti Cudd, Percussion/Percussion Ensemble
Dr. Joshua Schwalbach, Double Bass/Viola da Gamba/Chamber Ensembles
Prof. Lucia Magney, Cello/Chamber Ensembles
Dr. O. Nicholas Raths, Guitar/Guitar Ensemble/Theory Labs
Dr. Bruce Thornton, Woodwinds/Symphonic Band/Instrumental Techniques
Prof. Deirdre Harkins, Oboe
Prof. Justin T. Zanchuk, Wind Ensemble/Brass Choir/Brass/Brass Methods/Instrumental Conducting
Prof. Peter Johnson, Jazz Ensemble/Jazz Combo/ Drum set
Prof. Carson King-Fournier, Low Brass
Prof. Tara Meade, Flute


Dr. Susan Cogdill, Women's Choir
Dr. Carolyn Finley, Voice/Opera/Special Studies
Dr. Marcie Hagen Givens, Voice
Prof. André Heywood, All-College Choirs
Dr. Patricia Kent, Voice
Prof. Tom Speckhard, Voice
Fr. Anthony Ruff, OSB, Gregorian Chant Schola
Dr. Axel Theimer, Chamber Choir/Men's Chorus/Choral Conducting Techniques/Special Studies


Prof. Lisa Drontle, Piano/Class Piano
Dr. Amy Grinsteiner, Piano
Dr. Kim Kasling, Organ/Liturgical Music
Fr. Robert Koopmann, OSB, Piano
Prof. Yauheniya Trubnikava, Piano
Dr. Edward Turley, Piano/Music Appreciation


Dr. Brian Campbell, Theory/Composition/Theory Labs/Electronic Music/Music Appreciation
Dr. David Dies, Theory/Composition/Music History
Dr. O. Nicholas Raths, Theory Labs


Dr. Susan Cogdill, Music Pedagogy

Department Coordinator

Prof. Deirdre Harkins

Faculty Ensembles

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