Faculty and Staff

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

Dr. Jason Kihle, Associate Professor, Associate Director of Bands, Percussion
BMEd, University of North Dakota; MM, DA, University of Northern Colorado 

Choir

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

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 

Jeff Stone, Lecturer, History of Rock and Roll, Supervisor of Student Teachers
BEd, MME, Southwest Texas State University

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

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

Jazz

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

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

Glynn Garcia, Lecturer, 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. Jason Kihle, Associate Professor, Associate Director of Bands, Percussion
BMEd, University of North Dakota; MM, DA, University of Northern Colorado

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

James Warth, Associate Professor, Saxophone, Jazz
BS, University of South Carolina; MM, University of Texas at Austin

Music History

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

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

Jeff Stone, Lecturer, History of Rock and Roll, Supervisor of Student Teachers
BEd, MME, Southwest Texas State University

Allison Ulmer, Lecturer, Music History                                                                                              
BM, Concordia University; MM, Webster 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, Associate Professor, Music Theory, Graduate Coordinator
BM, Idaho State University; MM, Louisiana State University; PhD, University of Oregon

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, Professor, Coordinator of Music Theory 
BM, Arkansas State University; MM, North Texas State University; DMA, 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. Veronica Salinas Lopez, Assistant Professor, Strings, Orchestra, Mariachi
BM, MM Sam Houston State University; DMA, Texas Tech University

Piano

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

Dr. Joachim Reinhuber, Associate 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. Jason Kihle , Associate Professor, Associate Director of Bands, Percussion
BMEd, University of North Dakota; MM, DA, University of Northern Colorado

Strings

Dr. Veronica Salinas Lopez , Assistant Professor, Strings, Orchestra, Mariachi
BM, MM Sam Houston State University; DMA, Texas Tech University

Voice

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

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

Wind Studies

Dr. Nicholas Councilor, Lecturer, Clarinet
BM, Eastern Michigan University, MM and DMA, University of Texas at Austin

Alexander Cruz, Lecturer, Trombone
BM, New Mexico State University; MM, University of North Texas; DMA (ABD) University of Texas at Austin

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

Gerardo Espinoza, Lecturer, 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. Matt Hightower, Assistant Professor, Tuba/Euphonium 
BM, Murray State University; MM, Indiana University, DMA, University of Texas at Austin

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

Dr. Nancy KingSanders, Professor,  
BM, Southwest Texas State University; MM, University of North Texas; DMA, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Dr. Kellie Lignitz-Hahn, Assistant Professor, Clarinet
BM, Washburn University; MM, DMA University of North Texas

Dr. Patricia Fagan Miller, Lecturer, Bassoon
BM, University of the Pacific; MM, Peabody Conservatory; DMA, University of Colorado at Boulder 

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

Lance Witty, Lecturer, Trumpet
BM - Bowling Green State University; MM - Bowling Green State University; DMA - University of Texas (ABD)

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

James Warth, Associate Professor, Saxophone, Jazz
BS, University of South Carolina; MM, University of Texas at Austin

 

 



This page was last updated on: September 18, 2017