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Band

Dr. Scott Jones, Assistant Professor, Director of Bands, Conducting, Music Education
BM, Grand Valley State University; MM, Peabody Institute; MM, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; DM, Indiana University

Edward Moncada, Adjunct, Band, Jazz Studies, History of Rock and Roll
BM, MM, Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Dr. George Schrader, Visiting Assistant Professor, Interim Associate Director of Bands
BA, Spring Arbor University; MME, University of Wyoming; DMA, University of Oklahoma

Choir

Dr. Kenneth Williams, Professor, Director of Choral Activities, Voice 
BM, University of Miami; MM, University of South Florida; DMA, University of Miami

Composition

Dr. Greg Sanders, Regents Professor, Coordinator of Music Theory/Composition 
BM, Arkansas State University; MM, North Texas State University; DMA, University of North Texas

Jazz Studies

Francisco Cano, Adjunct, Jazz Piano                                                                                                               
BM, Texas A&M University-Kingsville; MM, Texas State University

Gerardo Espinoza, Adjunct, Saxophone, Jazz Studies                                                                      
BM, Texas A&M University-Kingsville; MM, Texas State University

Glynn Garcia, Adjunct, Jazz Bass, Guitar, Latin Jazz Ensemble                                                                         
BM, Christopher Newport University; MME, Lamar University

Dr. Paul Hageman, Regents Professor, Chair, Jazz
BA, Louisiana Tech University; MM, DA, University of Northern Colorado

Dr. Kyle Millsap, Associate Professor, Trumpet, Jazz
BM, Wichita State University; MM, University of North Texas; DMA, University of Memphis 

Edward Moncada, Adjunct, Band, Jazz Studies, History of Rock and Roll
BM, MM, Texas A&M University-Kingsville 

Clarissa Smith, Adjunct, Jazz Drum Set
BM, Texas A&M University-Kingsville; MM, Texas State University

Dr. Thomas Zinninger Assistant Professor, Saxophone, Jazz Combos 
BME, University of Louisville; MM, DMA, Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music

Mariachi

Sammy Posada, Adjunct, Mariachi
BM, MM, Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Music Education

Dr. Scott Jones, Assistant Professor, Director of Bands, Conducting, Music Education
BM, Grand Valley State University; MM, Peabody Institute; MM, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; DM, Indiana University  

Dr. Catherine Ming Tu, Associate Professor, Music Education,  Supervisor of Student teachers BM, MME, University of South Carolina; PhD, University of Miami, Coral Gables

Dennis Richardson, Adjunct, Choral Music Education
BME, West Texas State University; MME, Southwest Texas State University 

Dr. George Schrader, Visiting Assistant Professor, Interim Associate Director of Bands
BA, Spring Arbor University; MME, University of Wyoming; DMA, University of Oklahoma

Dr. Kenneth Williams, Professor, Director of Choral Activities, Voice 
BM, University of Miami; MM, University of South Florida; DMA, University of Miami

Music History

Glynn Garcia, Adjunct, History of Rock and Roll, Jazz Bass, Guitar
BM, Christopher Newport University; MME, Lamar University 

Dr. Joseph Jones, Associate Professor, Music History
BA, University of Minnesota-Morris; MM, Ph.D, University of Illinois

Dr. Sarah Lucas, Lecturer, Music History, Music Theory, Ear-Training
BME, Central Methodist University; MA, University of Missouri; PhD, University of Iowa 

Edward Moncada, Adjunct, Band, Jazz Studies, History of Rock and Roll
BM, MM, Texas A&M University-Kingsville 

Nancy Munn, Adjunct, Voice, Music History
BM, Hardin Simmons University; MM, Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Dr. Jayson Smith, Lecturer, Music Theory, Ear-Training, Music History
BME, University of Central Arkansas; MM, Florida State University; PhD, University of North Texas

Jeff Stone, Adjunct, History of Rock and Roll
BEd, MME, Southwest Texas State University

Music Theory

Dr. Ann Fronckowiak, Associate Professor, Oboe, Music Theory
BM, State University of New York Fredonia; MM, Manhattan School of Music; DMA, Ohio State University

Dr. Darin Hoskisson, Professor, Music Theory, Associate Dean College of Arts and Science
BM, Idaho State University; MM, Louisiana State University; PhD, University of Oregon

Dr. Sarah Lucas, Lecturer, Music Theory, Ear-Training, Music History
BME, Central Methodist University; MA, University of Missouri; PhD, University of Iowa

Dr. Alexander Sanchez-Behar, Associate Professor, Music Theory/Ear Training
BM, University of California Berkeley; MM, Northwestern University; PhD, Florida State University.

Dr. Greg Sanders, Regents Professor, Coordinator of Music Theory/Composition 
BM, Arkansas State University; MM, North Texas State University; DMA, University of North Texas

Dr. Jayson Smith, Lecturer, Music Theory, Ear-Training, Music History
BME, University of Central Arkansas; MM, Florida State University; PhD, University of North Texas

Opera 

Dr. Melinda Brou, Associate Professor, Voice, Opera 
BM, Southwestern University; MM, University of Colorado; DMA, University of Texas at Austin

Orchestra

Dr. Colleen Ferguson, Assistant Professor, Strings/Orchestra
BME, MME, University of Texas; MA, DMA, University of Iowa

Piano

Rachael Bustamante, Adjunct, Piano Class                                                                                                       
BM, MM, University of Texas at San Antonio

Dr. Joachim Reinhuber, Professor, Piano, Piano Pedagogy
MM, Staatliche Hochschule fur Musik Freiburg; MM, Rice University; DMA, University of Texas at Austin

Dr. Sehee Lee, Lecturer, Piano, Piano Pedagogy, Collaborative Piano
BM, MM, Kyunghee University; MM, (Collaborative Piano) Cleveland State; DMA, Arizona State

Percussion

John Fluman, Associate Professor, Percussion
BME, University of Oklahoma; MM, Texas Tech University

Dr. William Ricketts, Adjunct, Percussion
BA, St. Mary’s University; MM, California State University-Northridge; DMA, Boston University

Clarissa Smith, Adjunct, Jazz Drum Set
BM, Texas A&M University-Kingsville; MM, Texas State University

Strings

Dr. Colleen Ferguson, Assistant Professor, Strings/Orchestra
BME, MME, University of Texas; MA, DMA, University of Iowa

Patrick De Los Santos, Adjunct, Double Bass
BM, Manhattan School of Music; MM, Carnegie Mellon University

Voice

Dr. Melinda Brou, Associate Professor, Voice, Opera. Graduate Music Coordinator 
BM, Southwestern University; MM, University of Colorado; DMA, University of Texas at Austin

Nancy Munn, Adjunct, Voice, Music History
BM, Hardin Simmons University; MM, Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Dr.  Kenneth Williams, Professor, Director of Choral Activities, Voice 
BM, University of Miami; MM, University of South Florida; DMA University of Miami

Wind Studies

Woodwind

Gerardo Espinoza, Adjunct, Saxophone, Jazz Studies
BM, Texas A&M University-Kingsville; MM, Texas State University 

Dr. Ann Fronckowiak, Associate Professor, Oboe, Music Theory
BM, State University of New York Fredonia; MM, Manhattan School of Music; DMA, Ohio State University

Dr. Elizabeth Janzen, Associate Professor, Flute
BM, University of Toronto; MM, DMA, Manhattan School of Music

Dr. Bethany Lawrence, Adjunct, Oboe
BM, University of Houston; MM, DMA, University of Texas

Dr. Maria Payan, Adjunct, Flute
BM, Texas A&M University-Kingsville; MM, DMA, Texas Tech University

Dr. Andrea Vos-Rochefort, Assistant Professor, Clarinet
BM, Ithaca College; MM, Manhattan School of Music; DMA, Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music

Dr. Sarah Wildey-Richmond, Adjunct, Bassoon
BS, York College of Pennsylvania; MM, Indiana University; DMA, University of Iowa

Dr. Thomas Zinninger, Assistant Professor, Saxophone 
BME, University of Louisville; MM, DMA, Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music

Brass

Dr. Megan Boutin, Adjunct, Trombone
BM, Ithaca College; MM, Eastman School of Music; DMA, University of Texas 

Dr. Oscar Diaz, Professor, Trombone
BM, Texas A&M University-Kingsville; MM, University of Northern Colorado; DMA, University of Texas at Austin

Clayton Garrett, Adjunct, Tuba/Euphonium
AA, Tyler Junior College; BM, University of Texas at Tyler; MM, Baylor University

Dr. Kyle Millsap, Associate Professor, Trumpet, Jazz
BM, Wichita State University; MM, University of North Texas; DMA, University of Memphis 

Melissa Millsap, Adjunct, Trumpet
BM, Webster University; MM, University of Louisville

Dr. Jesse Orth, Assistant Professor, Tuba/Euphonium
BA, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire; MM, DMA, University of North Texas

Dr. Jennifer Ratchford Sholtis,  Professor, Horn
BM, University of Arkansas; MFA, DMA, University of Iowa 

Dr. Spencer Wallin, Adjunct, Trumpet
BA, Brigham Young University; MM, University of Michigan; DMA, University of North Texas