Music Faculty

Director and Professor

Hasenpflug, Thom,* Director, School of Performing Arts; Department Chair and Professor, Music.  B.A. (2) 1989, M.M. 1993, Ithaca College; D.M.A. 1996, University of Colorado-Boulder.  (2003)

Professors

Anderson, Scott E.,* Professor, Music; Director of Choral Activities.  B.A. 1982, Whitworth College; M. Mus. 1984, Westminster Choir College; D.M.A. 1993, University of Missouri-Kansas City.  (1992-2003; 2005)

Bond, Kori R.,* Professor, ­Music.  B.A. & B.S., 1992, Walla Walla College; M.Mus. 1994, Northern Illinois University; D.Mus. 1999, Indiana University.  (1999)

Brooks, John Patrick,* Professor, Music; Director of Bands.  B.S. 1980, University of Illinois; M.Mus. 1985, D.M.A. 1995, University of Cincinnati-Conservatory of Music.  (1991)

Lane, Kathleen, Professor, Music.  B.M.E. 1978, University of Montana; M.Mus. 1988, Yale School of Music.  (1993)

Livingston-Friedley, Diana, Professor, Music.  B.Mus. 1988, Westminster Choir College; M.Mus. 1991, Indiana University; D.M.A. 2002, Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.  (2002)

Associate Professors

Helman, Shandra Kay, Associate Professor, Music. B.M. 2000, Lawrence University; M.A. 2004, University of Iowa; D.M.A. 2008, University of Wisconsin-Madison.  (2008)

Kloss, Thomas,* Associate Professor and Music Education Coordinator, Music.  B.M.E 1997, B.M. 1998, University of Arizona; M.M. 2005, Ph.D. 2011, Arizona State University.  (2011)

Assistant Professors

Armstrong, Jon, Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Jazz, Music.  B.A. 2006, B.Mus. 2006, University of Washington; M.F.A. 2008, California Institute of the Arts. (2015)

ChoiHyeri, Assistant Professor of Music, Music.  B.M. 2006, Ewha Womans University (Korea); Certificate 2007, Toho Gakuen School of Music Orchestra Academy (Japan); M.M. 2009, D.M.A. 2014, Eastman School of Music.  (2016)

Sorensen, Julie K., Assistant Professor, Music.  B.A. 2003, University of Wyoming; M.M. 2007, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Ph.D. 2018, Texas Tech University.  (2011)

Lecturers

Cox, Eleanor  Instructor of Cello B.M. 2001, Indiana University-Bloomington; M.A. 2003, University of Wisconsin-Madison; D.M.A. 2009, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Adjunct Faculty

Adams, G. Instructor of Bassoon; B.Mus., University of Southern California 1966; Master of Arts, Sam Houston State University 1977; D.M.A. University of Texas 1983.

Adams, M. Instructor of music

Armstrong, Erin S. Director Civic Concert Band, Clarinet; BM 2003, Carnegie Mellon University; MFA 2008, California Institute of the Arts

Colby, Donald J. Instructor of String Bass; B.S. 1993, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign; M.I.S. 2007, University of Illinois Springfield 

Drake, J. Instructor of Organ

Friedley, G. Instructor of music; D.M.A. 2013, University of Utah

Helman, Michael A. Instructor of Horn; B.M.E. 2001, Columbus State University; M.A. 2004, University of Iowa

Hughes, S. Instructor of oboe; B.M.E. 1985, Idaho State University

Lauk, Natalia Departmental Accompanist; B.M. 1996, Krasnoyarsk State Institute of Arts, Russia,  M.A. 2000, Krasnoyarsk State Institute of Arts, Russia

Smith, W. Instructor of tuba.

Emeriti

Earles, Randy A.,* Associate Dean of Fine Arts and Humanities; Professor, Music. 1991-2019

George, Thom Ritter, Professor, Music. 1983-2008

Stanek, Alan E., Chair and Professor, Music. 1976-2001