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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Denise ApodacaSenior Instructor; Honors FacultyPiano
Nicole AselAssociate Professor of Music; Voice (Mezzo Soprano)Voice
Joel BaconFull Professor of Music; Keyboard Area Coordinator; Organ; Stewart and Sheron Golden Chair in Organ and Liturgical StudiesOrgan
Gray BaldwinInstructor of MusicMusic Therapy
Laura BeerAssociate Professor of Music; Music Therapy970-491-8976Music Therapy
Cayla BellamyAssistant Professor of Music; Bassoon; Coordinator of WoodwindsBassoon
Tiffany BlakeAssociate Professor of Music; Voice (Soprano); Coordinator of Voice; Director of Ralph Opera ProgramVoice and Opera
Tim BurnsSenior Instructor of Music; Coordinator of Piano ProficiencyPiano
Jooyeon ChangInstructor of Music; Collaborative Pianist; Piano ClassPiano
Sabra ChavezInstructor of MusicMusic Therapy
Stanley CurtisAssistant Professor of Music; Trumpet(703) 509-0873Trumpet
James DavidProfessor of Music; Composition, Music Theory(970) 491-4154Composition
Stephen DombrowskiInstructor of Music; TubaTuba
Pablo Dos Santos HernandezInstructor of Music; Oboe(970) 584-7366Oboe
Copper FerreiraSenior Instructor; Music Theory; Ensemble Coordinator(970) 491-1584Music Theory
Wesley FerreiraProfessor of Music; ClarinetClarinet
Ronald FrancoisProfessor of Music; Violin, Chamber Music; Coordinator of Strings Area(240) 338-7343Violin
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 History; Musicology Area Coordinator(970) 491-4134Music History
Forest GreenoughAssociate Professor of Music; Double Bass, Music TheoryDouble Bass
Kathryn HarmsInstructor of Music; HarpHarp
Eric HollenbeckProfessor of Music; Percussion; Coordinator of PercussionPercussion
Bonnie JacobiAssociate Professor of Music; Music Education; Director of Colorado Kodály InstituteMusic Education
Erik JohnsonAssociate Professor of Music; Music Education (Instrumental)Music Education
Sarah JohnsonInstructor of Music TherapyMusic Therapy
Egemen KesikliInstructor of Music Theory and MusicologyMusic Theory
James KimAssociate Professor of Music; Director of Choral ActivitiesChoir
Andrew KnightAssociate Professor of Music; Music TherapyMusic Therapy
Robert KreutzInstructor; Music Education(970) 2158537Strings
Blythe LaGasseProfessor of Music; Music Therapy; Coordinator of Music Therapy(970) 491-4042Music Therapy
Megan Lanz (She/Her)Senior Instructor of Music; Faculty Advisor: Planned Parenthood Generation; Member: Non-Tenure Track Faculty Advisory Council(720) 695-4287Flute Performance and Pedagogy; Chamber Music; Music Appreciation
Jeff LaQuatraSenior Instructor of Music; GuitarGuitar; Music Appreciation
Juhyun LeeMusic Instructor(617) 952-8801Collaborative Piano
Drew LeslieAssociate Professor of Music; Trombone; Undergraduate Coordinator; Music Minor AdvisorTrombone
Seth LewisInstructor of MusicJazz Studies
John LindseyAssistant Professor of MusicVoice
John McGuireAssociate Professor of Music; Horn, Chamber Music; Brass Area CoordinatorHorn
Paul MetzInstructor of Music; Music Theory; Emeritus Associate ProfessorMusic Theory
Margaret MillerSenior Instructor; Viola; Coordinator of Graduate String Quartet Program(719) 660-0878Viola
Romina MonsantoInstructor of MusicCello
Beth MoskoInstructor of Music; Music Therapy970-581-1403Music 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 Music; Music Education (Choral)Choral
Rebecca PhillipsProfessor of Music; Conducting; Director of BandsBands
John PippenAssistant Professor of Music; EthnomusicologyMusic History
Kevin PoelkingInstructor of Music; Assistant Director of Bands; Instructor of Undergraduate Conducting
Lauren RaelInstructorColor Guard, Marching Band
Ysmael ReyesInstructor of Music; Undergraduate Flute ProfessorFlute
Jess RushingAssistant Professor; Music Therapy
Michael SemanAssistant Professor; LEAP Institute for the ArtsArts Management
Hyeji SeoInstructor of Music; Collaborative Pianist; Class PianoPiano
Abigail ShupeAssociate Professor of Music; Music TheoryMusic Theory
Mike SnellInstructor of Music; Music EducationBrass
Peter SommerProfessor of Music; Saxophone, Chamber Music, Jazz Studies; Director of the Department of MusicSaxophone
Sarah SpieceInstructor of MusicMusic Therapy
Michelle StanleyAssociate Dean for Undergraduate Studies, Liberal Arts; Professor of Music; Graduate Flute Professor970-491-4350Flute
Shilo StromanSenior Instructor; Percussion, Jazz Studies, Marching Band (Drumline)Percussion
Wil SwindlerInstructor of Music; Coordinator of Jazz Studies; Director of Jazz BandsJazz
Jayme TaylorAssociate Director of Bands; Director of Athletic Bands; Assistant Professor of MusicBands
Adam TorresSenior Instructor of Music; Director, Summer Residency MM Program (Conducting) for Music EducatorsOnline Curriculum; Music Appreciation; History of Rock and Roll; Conducting; Music History; Music Theory
Sergei VassilievInstructor of Music; ClarinetClarinet
Rachel WaddellAssistant Professor of Music; Director of Orchestras; Conducting
Bryan WallickAssistant Professor of Music; Piano(970) 632-8623Piano
Jessica WarnerInstructor of Music; Music Education; Coordinator of Community EngagementCommunity Engagement
Lindsey WilhelmAssociate Professor of Music; Music Therapy; Internship Coordinator(970) 491-0984Music Therapy
Kyle WilhelmClinic CoordinatorMusic Therapy