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Meet Your Professors

Administration

John Ernst, Ph.D.
Interim Dean
Caudill College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
 
Jeanne Petsch, Ph.D.
Associate Dean
School of the Creative Arts

Michele Paynter Paise, D.M.A.
Music Program Coordinator
 
David Oyen, D.M.A.
Graduate Studies Coordinator
Music, Theatre & Dance
 
Paula Wing
Academic Department Specialist
Music, Theatre & Dance
 
Katherine Gancio
Secretary
Music, Theatre & Dance, University Bands
 

Keyboard Instruments

Paul Taylor, D.M.A.
Associate Professor of Music
Piano/Harpsichord

William A. Murphy, M.A.
Instructor of Music
Faculty Accompanist, Vocal Coach

Don Gibbs
Keyboard Technician


Brass

Gregory Wing, M.M.
Professor of Music
Trumpet
 
L. Curtis Hammond, D.M.
Associate Professor of Music
Horn

Russ Zokaites, D.M.A.
Visiting Professor of Music
Trombone
 
Stacy Baker, D.M.A.
Professor of Music
Euphonium/Tuba
 

Conducting

Greg Detweiler, D.M.A.
Professor of Music
Director of Choral Activities

Wilson Wise, D.M.A.
Associate Professor of Music
Director of Bands


Voice and Opera

Roma Prindle, D.M.A.
Associate Professor of Music
Soprano, Director of OperaWorks

Eric Brown, M.M.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Voice
Baritone, Vocal Director of Musical Theatre Productions


Jazz and Commercial Music

Roosevelt Escalante, D.M.A.
Associate Professor
Choirs and Music Education

Glenn Ginn, M.M.
Associate Professor of Music
Guitar/Electric Bass

Ryan McGillicuddy, M.M.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Music
Double Bass
 

Music Education

DuWayne Dale, D.M.A.
Assistant Professor of Music
Associate Director of Bands

Greg Detweiler, D.M.A
Professor of Music
Director of Choral Activities

Roosevelt Escalante, D.M.A.
Associate Professor of Music
Associate Director of Choirs

Daniel Imes
Lecturer

Michele Paynter Paise, D.M.A.
Visiting Assistant Professor
Music Education

Wilson Wise, D.M.A.
Associate Professor of Music
Director of Bands
Music Education
 

Music History

Thomas Pappas, D.M.A.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Music

Ellen Johnson Mosley, D.M.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Music
 

Music Theory

Donald R. Grant, D.M.A.
Professor of Music
 
David Oyen, D.M.A.
Professor of Music
Bassoon
 
Thomas Pappas, D.M.A.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Music
Oboe
 

Percussion

Brian S. Mason, D.M.A.
Professor of Music
Percussion

 

Woodwinds

Ellen Johnson Mosley, D.M.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Music
Flute
 
Thomas Pappas, D.M.A.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Music
Oboe
 
Lori Baruth, D.M.A.
Associate Professor of Music
Clarinet   

Nathan Mensink, D.M.A.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Music
Saxophone

David Oyen, D.M.A.
Professor of Music
Bassoon
 

Kentucky Center for Traditional Music

Raymond McLain
Director

Nathan Kiser
Operations Manager

Jesse R. Wells 
Music Archivist, Instructor of Traditional Music
 
Faculty​
Leo Blair 
Clay Hess 
Stephanie Jeter 
Scott Miller 
Ruth Smith 
Sarah Wood
 

Professors Emeriti

  • David L. Anderson (Jazz Studies / Jazz Ensembles) 
  • Anne Beane (Voice) 
  • James R. Beane (Choirs / Voice / Conducting) 
  • William Bigham (Clarinet / Dept. Chair) 
  • H. Leo Blair (Violin / Viola / Traditional Music) 
  • Suanne Blair (Cello / Bass / Music Literature)
  • James Bragg (Piano / Music Theory) 
  • Johnson E. Duncan (Cello / Dept. Chair / College Dean) 
  • E. Glenn Fulbright (Piano / Musicology / Dept. Chair) 
  • Christopher S. Gallaher (Dept. Chair / Theory / Composition) 
  • Shirley Gish (Theatre / Communications) 
  • Kozi Hamilton (Costumes / Theatre) 
  • Larry Keenan (Piano / Organ / Keyboard) 
  • William Layne (Theatre) 
  • Travis Lockhart (Theatre) 
  • Earle E. Louder (Tuba / Euphonium) 
  • Richard Miles (Bands / Conducting) 
  • Eugene C. Norden (Saxophone / Music Education)  
  • Frank Oddis (Percussion) 
  • Robert Pritchard (Flute / Theory) 
  • Raymond P. Ross (Guitar / Electric Bass / Jazz Guitar) 
  • Lucretia Stetler (Piano / Accompanying) 
  • Vasile Venettozzi (Voice)
     
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