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Faculty Accompanist / Instructor "Piano students at MSU have ample collaborative performance opportunities with vocalists, instrumentalists, choir, band, and opera. Those experiences well prepare you for your goal and to be a total musician."

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Directory (A - Z)

(listing of faculty by teaching area)

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)


Mary Lindsey Bailey (Oboe / Music Theory)
Stacy Baker (Tuba / Euphonium)
Lori Baruth (Clarinet)
Octavia Biggs-Fleck (Theatre)
Leo Blair (Traditional Music)
Suanne H. Blair  (Cello / Strings / Music Literature)  
Eric Brown (Voice)
Greg Carlisle (Theatre)
Jennifer Brimson Cooper (Flute / Music History)
Susan Creasap (Bands / Music Education)
Natasha L. Davis (Dance)
Greg Detweiler (Choirs / Voice / Conducting)
Nathan Dishman (Trombone)
Christine Duncan (Costume Shop Supervisor / Theatre)
Deborah A. Eastwood (Music Theory / Music Literature)
Roosevelt Escalante (Choirs / Music Education)   
Matthew Geiger (Percussion)
Glenn Ginn (Guitar / Electric Bass / Jazz Guitar)
Donald Grant (Dept. Chair / Professor of Music)
June Grice (Music Education)
L. Curtis Hammond (Horn / Program Coordinator)
Clay Hess (Traditional Music)
Chia-Ling Hsieh (Faculty Accompanist)
Daniel Imes (Music Education)
Stephanie Jeter (Traditional Music)
Nathan Kiser (Operations Manager, KY Center for Traditional Music / Traditional Music)
Brian S. Mason (Percussion) 
Ryan McGillicuddy (Double Bass / Jazz Studies)
Raymond McLain (Director, KY Center for Traditional Music / Traditional Music)  
Jeffrey Mellott (Drum Set / Jazz Studies)
Scott Miller (Traditional Music)
David Oyen (Bassoon / Music Theory)
Sean Parker (Theatre)
Roma Prindle (Voice / OperaWorks)
Joseph Scagnoli (Visiting Director of Bands)  
Ruth Smith (Traditional Music)
Elizabeth Steva (Violin / Viola)
Matthew Taylor (Saxophone)
Paul Taylor (Piano)
Denise Watkins (Theatre)
Jesse R. Wells (Traditional Music / Music Literature)
Gregory Wing (Trumpet)
Sarah Wood (Traditional music)
Paul Yeates (Theatre)

Emeritus Faculty

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)
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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Music Education, Louisville, KY "Morehead State University has the perfect combination of a hometown feel and top-notch faculty that genuinely care about their students. Our professors are at the top of their field and work hard to see each and every one of their students succeed. Choosing to attend MSU is one of the best decisions I have ever made."

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