Faculty by Area

Brass Faculty

Zachary Cooper

Zachary Cooper

Assistant Professor of Horn and Music Theory

Kevin Griggs

Kevin Griggs

Associate Director of Bands/Director of Athletic Bands

Benedict Kirby

Benedict Kirby

Adjunct Prof. of Tuba & Euphonium

James Smart

James Smart

Director of Bands, Trumpet

Rob Tapper

Rob Tapper

Professor of Trombone & Director of Jazz Studies

Composition Faculty

Bryan Kostors

Bryan Kostors

Visiting Professor of Composition

Jazz Faculty

Johan Eriksson

Johan Eriksson

Associate Professor of Saxophone and Jazz Studies

Dr. Robert LedBetter

Dr. Robert LedBetter

Director of Percussion Studies

Rob Tapper

Rob Tapper

Professor of Trombone & Director of Jazz Studies

Keyboard Faculty

Nancy Cooper

Nancy Cooper

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music

Christopher Hahn

Christopher Hahn

Professor of Piano and Piano Pedagogy and Keyboard Division Chair

Steven Hesla

Steven Hesla

Keyboard Area Chair

Music Education Faculty

Margaret Nichols Baldridge

Margaret Nichols Baldridge

Professor Violin and Viola

Johan Eriksson

Johan Eriksson

Associate Professor of Saxophone and Jazz Studies

Jennifer Gookin Cavanaugh

Jennifer Gookin Cavanaugh

Professor; Oboe, Bassoon, and Theory

Kevin Griggs

Kevin Griggs

Associate Director of Bands/Director of Athletic Bands

Christopher Kirkpatrick

Christopher Kirkpatrick

Associate Professor of Clarinet

Dr. Robert LedBetter

Dr. Robert LedBetter

Director of Percussion Studies

Michael Ruybalid

Michael Ruybalid

Music Education Specialist

James Smart

James Smart

Director of Bands, Trumpet

Music History

Jeff Brandt

Jeff Brandt

The Unprofessor

James Randall

James Randall

Associate Professor of Music History

Amy Smart

Amy Smart

Country Music On-line

Percussion Faculty

Dr. Robert LedBetter

Dr. Robert LedBetter

Director of Percussion Studies

String Faculty

Margaret Nichols Baldridge

Margaret Nichols Baldridge

Professor Violin and Viola

Adam Collins

Adam Collins

Visiting Assistant Professor of Cello

Luis Millán

Luis Millán

Director of Orchestra, Guitar

Bren Plummer

Bren Plummer

Assistant Professor of the Double Bass

Voice Faculty

Anne Basinski

Anne Basinski

Professor, School of Music - Director, UM Opera Theater, Voice

David Cody

David Cody

Voice, Opera, Musical Theatre

Coreen Duffy

Coreen Duffy

Interim Director of Choral Activities

Kathryn Martin

Kathryn Martin

Assistant Professor of Music, Voice

Woodwind Faculty

Jennifer Cooper

Jennifer Cooper

Visiting Professor of Flute and Theory

Johan Eriksson

Johan Eriksson

Associate Professor of Saxophone and Jazz Studies

Jennifer Gookin Cavanaugh

Jennifer Gookin Cavanaugh

Professor; Oboe, Bassoon, and Theory

Christopher Kirkpatrick

Christopher Kirkpatrick

Associate Professor of Clarinet

Maxine Ramey

Maxine Ramey

Director, School of Music