Faculty & Staff

Chinyerem "Chinny" Ohia

Interim Chair & Associate Professor

Department of Music

Joshua Arvizu

Adjunct Lecturer

Department of Music

Myles Blakemore

Adjunct Lecturer

Department of Music

Ashley Booher

Adjunct Professor – Clarinet

Department of Music

Jessica Boykin-Settles

Assistant Professor – Jazz Voice

Department of Music

Chester Burke

Accompanist

Department of Music

Herman Burney

Accompanist

Department of Music

Cyrus Chestnut

Master Instructor – Jazz Piano, Improvisation

Department of Music

Willie Clark

Adjunct Lecturer

Department of Music

Christie Dashiell

Adjunct Professor – Jazz Voice

Department of Music

Queade Dweh

she/her/hers

Adjunct Professor

Department of Music

Jasmine Edwards

Adjunct Professor

Department of Music

Valerie (Kehembe) Eichelberger

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

Department of Music

Michael Fitzhugh

Adjunct Professor

Department of Music

Matthew Franke, PhD

Master Instructor – Coordinator of Music History

Department of Music

Stephen Lynn Gibson

Adjunct Professor – Classical Piano

Department of Music

Benita Gladney

Assistant Professor – Music Education; Coordinator of Music Education

Department of Music

Joseph Grimmer

Adjunct Lecturer

Department of Music

Shawn Hart

Administrative Assistant I, Department of Music

Department of Music

Yesenia Iglesias

Adjunct Lecturer

Department of Music

Fred Irby

Professor – Trumpet, Jazz Ensemble; Coordinator of Instrumental Music

Department of Music

Jasmine Jacobs

Adjunct Lecturer

Department of Music

Saïs Telmeth Kamalidiin, Ph.D.

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

Department of Music

Natalia Kazaryan

Adjunct Professor – Piano

Department of Music

William Kenlon, DMA

he/him

Lecturer

Department of Music

Timothy A. Macek

Adjunct Professor – Violin, Symphony Orchestra

Department of Music

Connaitre Miller

Associate Professor – Jazz Voice; Coordinator of Vocal Jazz Studies

Department of Music

Kelton Norris

Accompanist

Department of Music

Eric O. Poole

Assistant Professor

Department of Music

Clarke Randolph

Adjunct Lecturer

Department of Music

Anthony W. Randolph

Associate Professor – Composition; Coordinator of Composition

Department of Music

William W. Richards

Adjunct Professor – Percussion

Department of Music

Lora Robinson, MMT, MT-BC

She/Her

Coordinator for Music Therapy, Assistant Professor

Department of Music

Guericke Christopher Royal

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

Department of Music

Christopher Steele

Adjunct Lecturer

Department of Music

Mickey Thomas Terry, Ph.D.

he/him/his

Master Instructor – Organ, Howard Concert Choir Accompanist, Blacks in the Arts

Department of Music

Karen Walwyn, DMA

Associate Professor – Tenured Piano Faculty Member

Department of Music

Kelvin Washington

Lecturer

Department of Music

Charlie Young

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

Department of Music

Taylor Young

Adjunct Lecturer

Department of Music