Music Faculty


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 of Piano, ­Music.  B.A. & B.S., 1992, Walla Walla College; M.Mus. 1994, Northern Illinois University; D.Mus. 1999, Indiana University.  (1999)

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

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

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

Livingston-Friedley, Diana, Professor of Voice, Music.  B.M. 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, Associate Professor of Music and Director of Jazz and Commercial Music, Music.  B.A. 2006, B.Mus. 2006, University of Washington; M.F.A. 2008, California Institute of the Arts. (2015)

ChoiHyeri, Associate 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)

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)

McLean, Jenna, Assistant Professor of Music.  B.M. University of Wyoming; M.M/D.M.A. University of Northern Colorado. (2023)

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

Ballif, Kristi. Instructor of Flute

Diggie, Dillin. Instructor of Bassoon

Friedley, Geoffrey. 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, Susan. 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

Wilson, Robert. Instructor of Theory; B.M. Idaho State University; M.M. Indiana University; D.M.A. (ABD) Indiana University


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

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

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

Lane, Kathleen, Professor, Vocal Music.  1991-2023

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