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Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music

The University bestows the designation "Graduate Faculty" upon faculty following review of their credentials and recommendation by their colleagues. The University maintains three levels of graduate faculty: (1) Full, (2) Associate, and (3) External.

Only Full graduate faculty members may chair doctoral committees. Full or Associate graduate faculty may chair master's committees. Only one external graduate faculty member may serve as a voting member on any master's or doctoral committee.


FULL MEMBERS

LILY AFSHAR, Professor, DM (1989), Florida State University [2021]

MARCIN ARENDT, Assistant Professor, DMA (2010), University of Colorado Boulder [2023]

JOHN W BAUR, Professor, DMA(1977), The University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music [2023]

JOHN CHIEGO, Professor, MM (1979), Northwestern University [2021]

JACK COOPER, Associate Professor, DMA (1999), The University of Texas at Austin [2022]

LAWRENCE A. EDWARDS, Professor, EdD (1986), The University of Illinois [2021]

DAVID H. EVANS, JR., Professor Emeritus, PhD (1976), The University of California at Los Angeles [2025]

KYLE FERRILL, Associate Professor, DM (2005), Florida State University [2026]

RYAN A. FISHER, Associate Professor, PhD (2008), University of North Texas [2026]

JOSEF HANSON, Assistant Professor,  PhD (2015), Eastman School of Music/University of Rochester [2025]

KAMRAN INCE, Professor, DMA (1987), The University of Rochester Eastman School of Music [2021]

ROBYN JONES, Associate Professor, DMA (2009), University of Minnesota [2023]

KENNETH KREITNER, Professor, PhD (1990), Duke University [2026]

ARTINA MCCAIN, Assistant Professor, DMA (2011), University of Texas at Austin [2025]

JOHN T. MUELLER, Associate Professor, DMA (1999), Catholic University of America [2026]

ALBERT NGUYEN, Associate Professor, DMA (2008), University of Texas at Austin [2024]

JEREMY OROSZ, Associate Professor, PhD (2013), University of Minnesota [2026]

JANET K. PAGE, Professor, PhD (1993), Duke University [2023]

KIMBERLY PATTERSON, Assistant Professor, PhD (2012), University of Colorado at Boulder [2022]

KEVIN RICHMOND, Associate Professor, DMA (2003), University of Texas-Austin [2026]

RANDAL RUSHING, Professor, DMA, (2002), The University of North Texas [2021]

KEVIN M. SANDERS, Professor, DMA (2010), Michigan State University [2022]

LENNY SCHRANZE, Professor, MMu (1983), New England Conservatory of Music [2022]

WILLIAM SHALTIS, Assistant Professor (2015), University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music and Dance [2022]

DAVID SPENCER, Associate Professor, DMA (2002), University of North Texas [2026]

JEREMY TUBBS, Instructor, PhD (2008), University of Memphis [2023]

MICHELLE VIGNEAU, Associate Professor, DMA (2003), University of Texas [2023]

MAHIR CETIZ, Assistant Professor, DMA (2013), Columbia University [2026]

 


ASSOCIATE MEMBERS

ELISE BLATCHFORD, Assistant Professor, MM (2007), San Francisco Conservatory of Music 

ALANDIS BRASSEL, Assistant Professor, JD (2015), Vanderbilt University School of Law

JEFFREY CLINE, Associate Professor, MMu (1995), Northwestern University 

ROBERT FANT, Visiting Associate Professor, DMA in Pedagogy (2017) University of Wisconsin

HARVEY FELDER, Professor, MM/Spec (1982), University of Michigan 

EMILY FRIZZELL, Assistant Professor,  PhD (2020), University of Memphis 

JOSEF HANSON, Assistant Professor, PhD (2015), Eastern School of Music 

HEATHER L. KLOSSNER, Assistant Professor, MM (1994), Texas State University 

JENNA MCCLEAN, Lecturer, DMA (2021), University of Northern Colorado 

WILLIAM PLENK, Assistant Professor, PhD (2011), University of California, Los Angeles 

ISSAC SELYA, Visiting Assistant Professor, DMA (2014), University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music 

TIMOTHY SHIU, Associate Professor, MMu (1991), Cleveland Institute of Music 

SAM SHOUP, Assistant Professor, MM (2017), University of Memphis

BENJAMIN W. SMITH, Assistant Professor, MFA (2007), University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music 

MICHAEL SHULTS, Assistant Professor, DMA (2015), University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory 

JONATHON TSAY, Assistant Professor, D. Mus. 2009, I'Universite de Montreal 

PAULINA VILLAREAL, Assistant Professor, DMA (2018), University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music 

MARY WILSON, Assistant Professor, MM (2000), Washington University 

DARYN ZUBKE, Assistant Professor, DMA (2017) University of Kansas 


EXTERNAL MEMBERS

ALVIE GIVHAN, MA (1999), University of Memphis [2023]

ALICE M. HAMMEL, DMA (1999), Shenandoah University [2022]

SCOTT L. HINES, DMA (2009), University of Memphis [2022]

JAMES KIBBIE, DMA (1981), University of Michigan [2022]

FRANCISCO LARA, PhD (2011), Florida State University [2022]

PATRICK SUTTON, DMA (2014), University of Denver [2023]

 


 

NOTE: Expiration date of graduate faculty membership is indicated in brackets.