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Music Faculty & Staff Directory


Band

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

Dr. John Lopez, Assistant Professor, Associate Director of Bands
BA, Glenville State College; MM, Ohio University; DMA, University of Georgia

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

Choir

Dr. Kenneth WilliamsProfessor, 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 CanoAdjunct, Jazz Piano
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, Director of School of Music, 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

Dr. Thomas Zinninger, Assistant Professor, Saxophone, Jazz Combos, Director of Jazz Studies
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, Associate Professor, Director of Bands, Conducting, Music Education
BM, Grand Valley State University; MM, Peabody Institute; MM, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; DM, Indiana University

Dr. Hope Thacker, Adjunct, Voice, Choral Music Education BME, MM, University of Southern Mississippi; DMA, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Dr. John Lopez, Assistant Professor, Associate Director of Bands
BA, Glenville State College; MM, Ohio University; DMA, University of Georgia

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

Dr. Kenneth WilliamsProfessor, 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, Associate Dean of Arts and Sciences
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

Music Theory

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

Dr. Darin Hoskisson, Professor, Music Theory, Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management
BM, Idaho State University; MM, Louisiana State University;PhD, University of Oregon

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

Dr. Angela Ripley, Assistant Professor, Music Theory, Ear-Training                                                                      BM, MM, Baylor University; PhD, Ohio State University

Dr. Chad Robinson, Lecture, Music Theory, Ear Training 
BM, University of Houston; MM, Carnegie Mellon University (MM); PhD King's College, London

Dr. Alexander Sanchez-Behar, 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

Opera

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

Orchestra

Dr. Colleen Ferguson, Assistant Professor, Director of 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. SeheeLee, Assistant Professor of Practice, Piano and Collaborative Piano 
BM, MM, Kyunghee University; MM, (Collaborative Piano) Cleveland State; DMA, Arizona State

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

Percussion

Dr. Ben Tomlinson, Visiting Assistant Professor, Percussion
DMA, Florida State University; MM, University of South Carolina; BM, Furman University

Recording Recording Technology

Dr. Brian Thacker, Assistant Professor of Sound Recording Technology, BM, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, MM University of New Mexico, Doctor of Musical ArtsUniversity of North Carolina at Greensboro

Strings

Dr. Colleen Ferguson, Assistant Professor, Director of 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, Professor, Voice, Opera, Co-Graduate Coordinator
BM, Southwestern University; MM, University of Colorado; DMA, University of Texas at Austin 

Dr. Hope Thacker, Adjunct, Voice, Choral Music Education BME, MM, University of Southern Mississippi; DMA, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

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

Wind Studies

Woodwind

Dr. Karen Bronson, Adjunct, Clarinet
BM, University of North Carolina, Greensboro; MM, North Carolina School of the Arts; DMA, University of North Texas

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. Gilbert Garza, Adjunct, Saxophone
BM, Texas State University; MM, University of Texas at; DMA, University of Iowa

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

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, Director of Jazz Studies
BME, University of Louisville; MM, DMA,Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music

Brass

Dr. Nicholas Beltchev, Adjunct, Tuba/Euphonium
BM, University of Michigan; MM, University of Georgia; DMA, University of Texas at Austin

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

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

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

Jorge Rodriguez, Adjunct, Trombone
BM, Texas A&M University-Kingsville; MM, University of Texas at Austin

Javier Salinas, Adjunct, Trumpet
BM, Texas A&M University-Kingsville; MM, University of Kentucky

Dr. Jennifer Ratchford SholtisProfessor, Horn, Co-Graduate Coordinator
BM, University of Arkansas; MFA, DMA, University of Iowa