Music Faculty

Director and Professor

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


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)

Hasenpflug, Thom, Professor, Music.  B.A. (2) 1989, M.M. 1993, Ithaca College; D.M.A. 1996, University of Colorado-Boulder.  (2003)

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

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.  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)

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

Cox, Eleanor,  Assistant Professor of Music. B.M. 2001, Indiana University-Bloomington; M.A. 2003, University of Wisconsin-Madison; D.M.A. 2009, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Flanders, Nell, Assistant Professor of Music.  B.M. Mannes College; M.M. Oberlin Concervatory; D.M.A.  Peabody Conservatory.  (2022)

Ludema, Eddie, Assistant Professor of Music.  B.M. University of Utah; M.M Indiana University; D.M.A.  Indiana University. (2019)

Young, Patrick, Assistant Professor of Music.  B.M. Young Harris College; M.M University of Georgia; D.M.A. University of Colorado-Boulder. (2022)

Adjunct Faculty

Adams, Michelle. Instructor of Music

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

Montgomery, William.  Instructor of Theory;  B.M. Idaho State University; M.M. University of Nevada, Reno;   D.M.A. Louisiana State University


Brooks, John Patrick, Professor, Music; Director of Bands. 1991-2021

Earles, Randy A., Associate Dean, Chair, and Professor, Music. 1991-2019

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

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