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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John Lindsey Assistant Professor of Music John.Lindsey@colostate.edu Voice Cayla Bellamy Assistant Professor of Music; Bassoon; Coordinator of Woodwinds Cayla.Bellamy@colostate.edu Bassoon Rachel Waddell Assistant Professor of Music; Director of Orchestras; Conducting email@example.com John Pippen Assistant Professor of Music; Ethnomusicology John.Pippen@colostate.edu Music History Seth Pendergast Assistant Professor of Music; Music Education (Choral) Seth.Pendergast@colostate.edu Choral Bryan Wallick Assistant Professor of Music; Piano (970) 632-8623 Bryan.Wallick@colostate.edu Piano Stanley Curtis Assistant Professor of Music; Trumpet (703) 509-0873 Stanley.Curtis@colostate.edu Trumpet Michael Seman Assistant Professor; LEAP Institute for the Arts Michael.Seman@colostate.edu Arts Management Jess Rushing Assistant Professor; Music Therapy firstname.lastname@example.org Michelle Stanley Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies, Liberal Arts; Professor of Music; Graduate Flute Professor 970-491-4350 Michelle.Stanley@colostate.edu Flute Jayme Taylor Associate Director of Bands; Director of Athletic Bands; Assistant Professor of Music Jayme.Taylor@colostate.edu Bands Bill Gavin Associate Professor email@example.com Music Therapy Research; Experimental Psychology K. Dawn Grapes Associate Professor of Music History; Musicology Area Coordinator (970) 491-4134 firstname.lastname@example.org Music History James Kim Associate Professor of Music; Director of Choral Activities James.Kim@colostate.edu Choir Forest Greenough Associate Professor of Music; Double Bass, Music Theory Forest.Greenough@colostate.edu Double Bass John McGuire Associate Professor of Music; Horn, Chamber Music; Brass Area Coordinator John.McGuire@colostate.edu Horn Erik Johnson Associate Professor of Music; Music Education (Instrumental) E.Johnson@colostate.edu Music Education Bonnie Jacobi Associate Professor of Music; Music Education; Director of Colorado Kodály Institute Bonnie.Jacobi@colostate.edu Music Education Abigail Shupe Associate Professor of Music; Music Theory Abigail.Shupe@colostate.edu Music Theory Andrew Knight Associate Professor of Music; Music Therapy Andrew.Knight@colostate.edu Music Therapy Laura Beer Associate Professor of Music; Music Therapy 970-491-8976 email@example.com Music Therapy Lindsey Wilhelm Associate Professor of Music; Music Therapy; Internship Coordinator (970) 491-0984 Lindsey.Wilhelm@colostate.edu Music Therapy Drew Leslie Associate Professor of Music; Trombone; Undergraduate Coordinator; Music Minor Advisor Drew.Leslie@colostate.edu Trombone Nicole Asel Associate Professor of Music; Voice (Mezzo Soprano) Nicole.Asel@colostate.edu Voice Tiffany Blake Associate Professor of Music; Voice (Soprano); Coordinator of Voice; Director of Ralph Opera Program Tiffany.Blake_Oliver@colostate.edu Voice and Opera Kyle Wilhelm Clinic Coordinator Kyle.Wilhelm@colostate.edu Music Therapy Dan Goble Director of the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance (970) 491-5533 Dan.Goble@colostate.edu Joel Bacon Full Professor of Music; Keyboard Area Coordinator; Organ; Stewart and Sheron Golden Chair in Organ and Liturgical Studies Joel.Bacon@colostate.edu Organ Lauren Rael Instructor firstname.lastname@example.org Color Guard, Marching Band Sarah Spiece Instructor of Music email@example.com Music Therapy Gray Baldwin Instructor of Music firstname.lastname@example.org Music Therapy Sabra Chavez Instructor of Music email@example.com Music Therapy Seth Lewis Instructor of Music firstname.lastname@example.org Jazz Studies Romina Monsanto Instructor of Music Romina.Monsanto@colostate.edu Cello Egemen Kesikli Instructor of Music Theory Egemen.Kesikli@colostate.edu Music Theory Sarah Johnson Instructor of Music Therapy Sarah2.Johnson@colostate.edu Music Therapy Nathan Payant Instructor of Music; Administrative Coordinator of Music Education; Director of Concert Choir (970) 491-2346 Nathan.Payant@colostate.edu Choral; Music Education Kevin Poelking Instructor of Music; Assistant Director of Bands; Instructor of Undergraduate Conducting Kevin.Poelking@colostate.edu Sergei Vassiliev Instructor of Music; Clarinet email@example.com Clarinet Hyeji Seo Instructor of Music; Collaborative Pianist; Class Piano Hyeji.Seo@colostate.edu Piano Jooyeon Chang Instructor of Music; Collaborative Pianist; Piano Class Jooyeon.Chang@colostate.edu Piano Wil Swindler Instructor of Music; Coordinator of Jazz Studies; Director of Jazz Bands Wil.Swindler@colostate.edu Jazz G. Murray Oliver Instructor of Music; Director of Graduate Studies (970) 491-5193 Murray.Oliver@colostate.edu Undergraduate and Graduate Studies Kathryn Harms Instructor of Music; Harp Kathryn.Harms@colostate.edu Harp Mike Snell Instructor of Music; Music Education Mike.Snell@colostate.edu Brass Jessica Warner Instructor of Music; Music Education; Coordinator of Community Engagement Jessica.Warner@colostate.edu Community Engagement Dan Obluda Instructor of Music; Music History and Theory Dan.Obluda@colostate.edu Paul Metz Instructor of Music; Music Theory; Emeritus Associate Professor Paul.Metz@colostate.edu Music Theory Beth Mosko Instructor of Music; Music Therapy 970-581-1403 Beth.Mosko@colostate.edu Music Therapy Pablo Dos Santos Hernandez Instructor of Music; Oboe (970) 584-7366 Pablo.Dos_Santos_Hernandez@colostate.edu Oboe Stephen Dombrowski Instructor of Music; Tuba Stephen.Dombrowski@colostate.edu Tuba Ysmael Reyes Instructor of Music; Undergraduate Flute Professor Ysmael.Reyes@colostate.edu Flute Robert Kreutz Instructor; Music Education (970) 2158537 B.Kreutz@colostate.edu Strings Juhyun Lee Music Instructor (617) 952-8801 Juhyun.Lee@colostate.edu Collaborative Piano Wesley Ferreira Professor of Music; Clarinet Wesley.Ferreira@colostate.edu Clarinet James David Professor of Music; Composition, Music Theory (970) 491-4154 James.David@colostate.edu Composition Rebecca Phillips Professor of Music; Conducting; Director of Bands Rebecca.Phillips@colostate.edu Bands Blythe LaGasse Professor of Music; Music Therapy; Coordinator of Music Therapy (970) 491-4042 Blythe.Lagasse@colostate.edu Music Therapy Eric Hollenbeck Professor of Music; Percussion; Coordinator of Percussion Eric.Hollenbeck@colostate.edu Percussion Peter Sommer Professor of Music; Saxophone, Chamber Music, Jazz Studies; Director of the Department of Music Peter.Sommer@colostate.edu Saxophone Ronald Francois Professor of Music; Violin, Chamber Music; Coordinator of Strings Area (240) 338-7343 Ron.Francois@colostate.edu Violin Tim Burns Senior Instructor of Music; Coordinator of Piano Proficiency Tim.Burns@colostate.edu Piano Adam Torres Senior Instructor of Music; Director, Summer Residency MM Program (Conducting) for Music Educators Adam.Torres@colostate.edu Online Curriculum; Music Appreciation; History of Rock and Roll; Conducting; Music History; Music Theory Megan Lanz (She/Her) Senior Instructor of Music; Faculty Advisor: Planned Parenthood Generation; Member: Non-Tenure Track Faculty Advisory Council (720) 695-4287 Megan.Lanz@colostate.edu Flute Performance and Pedagogy; Chamber Music; Music Appreciation Jeff LaQuatra Senior Instructor of Music; Guitar Jeff.LaQuatra@colostate.edu Guitar; Music Appreciation Denise Apodaca Senior Instructor; Honors Faculty Denise.Apodaca@colostate.edu Piano Copper Ferreira Senior Instructor; Music Theory; Ensemble Coordinator (970) 491-1584 Copper.Ferreira@colostate.edu Music Theory Shilo Stroman Senior Instructor; Percussion, Jazz Studies, Marching Band (Drumline) Shilo.Stroman@colostate.edu Percussion Margaret Miller Senior Instructor; Viola; Coordinator of Graduate String Quartet Program (719) 660-0878 Margaret.J.Miller@colostate.edu Viola
Chloie Piveral Chloie.Piveral@colostate.edu Marjorie Moss Academic Success Coordinator (970) 491-3117 Marjorie.Moss@colostate.edu Caitlin Kotnik Academic Success Coordinator II (970) 491-3117 Caitlin.Kotnik@colostate.edu Gretchin Wheeler Administrative Assistant 970-491-3087 firstname.lastname@example.org Nicole Darling Administrative Assistant (970) 491-5248 Nicole.Darling@colostate.edu Valerie Reed Assistant Events Manager (970) 491-5481 Valerie.Reed@colostate.edu Meghan Taylor Athletic Bands Support Specialist; SMTD Coordinator for Health Education and Wellness Promotion (970) 4912760 email@example.com Jim Doser Audio Engineer (970) 491-1879 James.Doser@colostate.edu Sherry McElwain Budget Manager Sherry.McElwain@colostate.edu Elise Kulovany Costume Shop Manager (970) 491-6135 Elise.Kulovany@colostate.edu Mike Solo Creative Director (970) 491-5293 Mike.Solo@colostate.edu Jennifer Clary Director of Communications (970) 491-3603 Jennifer.Clary@ColoState.EDU Heather Bellotti Office Manager, Music, Theatre, and Dance (970) 491-5533 Heather.Bellotti@colostate.edu Steven Workman Production Manager/Technical Director; Instructor of Theatre 970-491-1635 Steven.Workman@colostate.edu Ernan Torrez Recruitment and Enrollment Coordinator (970) 491-5891 Ernan.Torrez@colostate.edu Peter Muller Venue and Events Manager (970) 491-6798 Peter.Muller@colostate.edu