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Directory (By Teaching Area)

( alphabetical listing of faculty and staff)

Administration / Staff

M. Scott McBride (College Dean / Professor of Music)
Donald Grant (Dept. Chair / Professor of Music)
L. Curtis Hammond (Program Coordinator / Associate Professor of Music)
Kristi Dehart (Bands Secretary)
Don Gibbs (Keyboard Technician)
Paula Wing (Academic Dept. Specialist)

Black Gospel Ensemble

Roosevelt Escalante


Stacy Baker (Euphonium / Tuba)
Nathan Dishman (Trombone)
L. Curtis Hammond (Horn)
Gregory Wing (Trumpet)


Greg Detweiler (Choral) 
Joseph Scagnoli (Instrumental)


Natasha L. Davis

Graduate Studies Coordinator

David Oyen

Guitar / Bass

Glenn Ginn (Guitar / Electric Bass)
Ryan McGillicuddy (Double Bass)

Jazz Studies

Roosevelt Escalante (Jazz Vocal Ensemble)
Glenn Ginn (Guitar / Electric Bass)
Ryan McGillicuddy (Double Bass)
Jeffrey Mellott (Drum Set)

Keyboard / Piano

Chia-Ling Hsieh (Instructor / Faculty Accompanist)
Paul Taylor (Piano / Harpsichord)

Music Education

Susan Creasap
Greg Detweiler
Roosevelt Escalante
June Grice  
Daniel Imes  

Music History and Literature

Suanne Blair
Jennifer Brimson Cooper
Deb Eastwood
Jeffrey Mellott

Music Theory / Arranging

Mary Lindsey Bailey
Deb Eastwood
Donald Grant
David Oyen
Joseph Scagnoli

Music Technology

Glenn Ginn
Ryan McGillicuddy


Matthew Geiger
Brian S. Mason  
Jeffrey Mellott


Suanne Blair (Cello / Double Bass / Harp)
Elizabeth Steva (Violin / Viola)


Octavia Biggs-Fleck
Greg Carlisle
Christine Duncan
Sean Parker
Denise Watkins  
Paul Yeates

Traditional Music

Leo Blair
Clay Hess
Stephanie Jeter
Nathan Kiser (Operations Manager, KY Center for Traditional Music)
Raymond McLain (Director, KY Center for Traditional Music)
Scott Miller 
Ruth Smith
Jesse R. Wells
Sarah Wood


Eric Brown (Baritone)
Roma Prindle (Soprano)


Mary Lindsey Bailey (Oboe)
Lori Baruth (Clarinet)
Jennifer Brimson Cooper (Flute)
David Oyen (Bassoon)
Matthew Taylor (Saxophone) 


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