Faculty & Staff

Leadership

Chinyerem Ohia

Interim Chair

Department of Music

Eric Poole

Director

Office of Choirs & Bands

Faculty

Myles Blakemore

Adjunct Professor – Trombone

Department of Music

Ashley Booher

Adjunct Professor – Clarinet

Department of Music

Jessica Boykin-Settles

Assistant Professor – Jazz Voice

Department of Music

Michael Bunn

Adjunct Professor – Tuba

Department of Music

Yvonne Burnley

Adjunct Professor – Entertainment Law, Entrepreneurship in the Entertainment Industry

Department of Music

Cyrus Chestnut

Master Instructor – Jazz Piano, Improvisation

Department of Music

Christie Dashiell

Adjunct Lecturer

Department of Music

Richard Desinord

Lecturer

Department of Music

Valerie Eichelberger

Associate Professor – Classical and Jazz Voice, Coordinator of Music with Elective Studies in Business

Department of Music

Michael Fitzhugh

Adjunct Professor – Associate Director of Bands

Department of Music

Matthew Franke

Master Instructor – Coordinator of Music History

Department of Music

Stephen Gibson

Adjunct Professor – Classical Piano

Department of Music

Benita Gladney

Assistant Professor – Music Education; Coordinator of Music Education

Department of Music

Gregory Hopkins

Adjunct Professor – Classical Voice, Aural Skills

Department of Music

Fred Irby, III

Professor – Trumpet, Jazz Ensemble; Coordinator of Instrumental Music

Department of Music

Alexander Jacobsen

Adjunct Professor – Bass

Department of Music

Saïs Kamalidiin

Associate Professor – Flute, Jazz History; Coordinator of Graduate Examinations

Department of Music

Henrik Karlsson

Assistant Professor – Music Therapy; Coordinator of Music Therapy

Department of Music

Natalia Kazaryan

Adjunct Professor – Piano

Department of Music

Gerard Kunkel

Adjunct Professor – Guitar

Department of Music

Timothy Maček

Adjunct Professor – Violin, Symphony Orchestra

Department of Music

Connaitre Miller

Associate Professor – Jazz Voice; Coordinator of Vocal Jazz Studies

Department of Music

Anthony Randolph

Associate Professor – Music Theory and Composition; Coordinator of Music Theory and Composition

Department of Music

William Richards

Adjunct Professor – Percussion

Department of Music

Guericke Royal

Associate Professor – Jazz Theory, Jazz Arranging, Music Technology; Coordinator of Jazz Studies with Music Technology Emphasis

Department of Music

Harold Summey, Jr.

Adjunct Professor – Drum Set

Department of Music

Mickey Terry

Adjunct Professor – Organ, Accompanist, Blacks in the Arts

Department of Music

Liana Valente

Assistant Professor – Classical Voice, Opera Workshop; Coordinator of Classical Voice

Department of Music

Karen Walwyn

Associate Professor – Piano; Coordinator of Keyboard Studies

Department of Music

Kelvin Washington

Lecturer – Director of Concert & Marching Bands

Department of Music

Tia Wortham

Adjunct Professor – Bassoon

Department of Music

Charlie Young, III

Professor – Saxophone, Jazz Studies; Coordinator of Instrumental Jazz Studies

Department of Music

Staff

Tiara Harper

Administrative Assistant – Office of Choirs and Bands

Department of Music

Shawn Hart

Administrative Assistant – Department of Music

Department of Music

Paul Milesi

University Piano Technician

Department of Music