Faculty Mission Statement

Dedicated to its land-grant heritage, the music faculty at Colorado State University are committed to promoting music and pedagogy of the highest quality, serving music education through actions that benefit the students, teachers, and citizens of Colorado.

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Tom AmendInstructor of MusicJazz Piano
Denise ApodacaSenior Instructor; Honors FacultyPiano
Nicole AselAssociate Professor of MusicVoice
Joel BaconFull Professor of Music; Stewart and Sheron Golden Chair in Organ and Liturgical StudiesOrgan
Gray BaldwinInstructor of MusicMusic Therapy
Laura BeerAssociate Professor of Music970-491-8976Music Therapy
Cayla BellamyAssociate Professor of Music; Coordinator of WoodwindsBassoon
Tiffany BlakeAssociate Professor of Music; Coordinator of Voice; Director of Ralph Opera ProgramOpera; Voice (Soprano)
Tim BurnsSenior Instructor of Music; Collaborative Piano CoordinatorPiano
Jooyeon ChangInstructor of MusicPiano; Chamber Music
Sabra ChavezInstructor of MusicMusic Therapy
Stanley CurtisAssociate Professor of Music(703) 509-0873Trumpet
James DavidProfessor of Music; Composition, Music Theory(970) 491-4154Composition
Stephen DombrowskiInstructor of MusicTuba
Pablo Dos Santos HernandezInstructor of Music(970) 584-7366Oboe
Wesley FerreiraProfessor of MusicClarinet
Copper FerreiraSenior Instructor(970) 491-1584Music Theory
Ronald FrancoisProfessor of Music; Coordinator of String Area(240) 338-7343Violin; Chamber Music
Bill GavinAssociate ProfessorMusic Therapy Research; Experimental Psychology
Dan GobleDirector of the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance(970) 491-5533
K. Dawn GrapesAssociate Professor of Music; Coordinator of Musicology(970) 491-4134Music History
Forest GreenoughAssociate Professor of MusicDouble Bass; Music Theory
Kathryn HarmsInstructor of MusicHarp
Eric HollenbeckProfessor of Music; Coordinator of PercussionPercussion
Bonnie JacobiAssociate Professor of Music; Director of Colorado Kodály InstituteMusic Education
Erik JohnsonAssociate Professor of MusicMusic Education (Instrumental)
Sarah JohnsonInstructor of Music TherapyMusic Therapy
Egemen KesikliInstructorMusic Theory & Musicology
James KimAssociate Professor of Music; Director of Choral ActivitiesChoir
Andrew KnightAssociate Professor of MusicMusic Therapy
Darren KramerInstructor of MusicJazz Trombone
Robert KreutzInstructor(970) 2158537Strings; Music Education
Blythe LaGasseProfessor of Music; Coordinator of Music Therapy(970) 491-4042Music Therapy
Megan Lanz (She/Her)Senior Instructor of Music(720) 695-4287Music Appreciation; Music as Human Expression (Honors)
Jeff LaQuatraSenior Instructor of MusicGuitar; Music Appreciation
Juhyun LeeInstructor of Music(617) 952-8801Piano
Drew LeslieAssociate Professor of Music; Undergraduate Coordinator; Music Minor AdvisorTrombone
John McGuireAssociate Professor of Music; Brass Area CoordinatorHorn; Chamber Music
Gabriel MervineInstructor of MusicJazz Trumpet
Paul MetzInstructor of Music; Emeritus Associate ProfessorMusic Theory
Margaret MillerSenior Instructor; Coordinator of Graduate String Quartet Program(719) 660-0878Viola
Romina MonsantoInstructor of MusicCello
Beth MoskoInstructor of Music970-581-1403Music Therapy
Dan ObludaInstructor of Music; Music History and Theory
G. Murray OliverInstructor of Music; Director of Graduate Studies(970) 491-5193Undergraduate and Graduate Studies
Nathan PayantInstructor of Music; Administrative Coordinator of Music Education; Director of Concert Choir(970) 491-2346Choral; Music Education
Seth PendergastAssistant Professor of MusicMusic Education (Choral)
Rebecca PhillipsProfessor of Music; Director of BandsBands; Conducting
John PippenAssistant Professor of MusicMusic History; Ethnomusicology
Kevin PoelkingInstructor of Music; Assistant Director of Bands; Instructor of Undergraduate ConductingBands
Lauren RaelInstructorColor Guard, Marching Band
Ysmael ReyesInstructor of MusicFlute (Undergraduate)
Gabriel SantiagoInstructor of MusicJazz Guitar
Michael SemanAssistant ProfessorArts Management
Hyeji SeoInstructor of MusicPiano
Abigail ShupeAssociate Professor of MusicMusic Theory
Mike SnellInstructor of MusicBrass; Music Education
Peter SommerProfessor of Music; Director of the Department of MusicSaxophone; Chamber Music; Jazz Studies
Sarah SpieceInstructor of MusicMusic Therapy
Michelle StanleyAssociate Dean of Undergraduate Studies; Professor of Music, flute; Interim Vice Provost of Undergraduate Affairs (July 2024 start)970-491-4350Flute
Shilo StromanSenior InstructorPercussion; Jazz Studies; Jazz Percussion; Marching Band (Drumline)
Wil SwindlerInstructor of Music; Coordinator of Jazz Studies; Director of Jazz BandsJazz Saxophone; Jazz
Jayme TaylorAssociate Director of Bands; Director of Athletic Bands; Assistant Professor of MusicBands; Marching Band
Adam TorresSenior Instructor of Music; Director, MM Summer Conducting ProgramOnline Curriculum; Music Appreciation; History of Rock and Roll; Conducting; Music History; Music Theory
Sergei VassilievInstructor of MusicClarinet
Rachel WaddellAssistant Professor of Music; Director of OrchestrasConducting
Bryan WallickAssistant Professor of Music; Keyboard Area Coordinator(970) 632-8623Piano
Jessica WarnerInstructor of Music; Coordinator of Community EngagementCommunity Engagement; Music Education
Lindsey WilhelmAssociate Professor of Music; Internship Coordinator(970) 491-0984Music Therapy
Kyle WilhelmClinic CoordinatorMusic Therapy