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Music Faculty & Staff Directory


Band

Dr. Amy Bovin, Visiting Assistant Professor, Interim Associate Director of Bands                                                                  BA, BS, University of Connecticut; MM, University of Connecticut; PhD, University of Hartford

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

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

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

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 
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. Amy Bovin, Visiting Assistant Professor, Interim Associate Director of Bands                                                             BA, BS, University of Connecticut; MM, University of Connecticut; PhD, University of Hartford

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, University of North Carolina at Greensboro                                                                                   

Dr. Catherine Ming Tu, Associate 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

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
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
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
BME, University of Central Arkansas; MM, Florida State University; PhD, 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, 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. Gloria Engle, Staff, Collaborative Piano
BM, University of Texas at Austin; MM, Rice University; DMA, Eastman School of Music

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

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

Eden Garza, Adjunct, Trombone 
BM, Texas A&M University-Kingsville; MM, 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 

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, Co-Graduate Coordinator
BM, University of Arkansas; MFA, DMA, University of Iowa