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Associate Professor of Voice
Pamela Bathurst joined the faculty in 2000. Her teaching duties include the voice studio, Vocal Pedagogy and MusH 330: History of Musical Theatre.
Barry T. Bilderback joined the faculty 2008. His teaching duties include undergraduate and graduate history courses.
Instructor of Jazz Bass
Dave Bjur is a professional bassist and teacher. His performing career began in 1977 when he joined the U.S. Air Force Band, playing a variety of styles while performing throughout the western United States, Hawaii, Guam, Japan, Korea and the Philippines. Bjur has taught jazz bass since 2006.
Professor of Percussion and Theory, Director of Jazz Choir
Daniel Bukvich joined the faculty in 1977. His teaching duties include the percussion studio, first year music theory and aural skills and jazz choirs.
Clinical Assistant Professor of Trumpet and Music Theory
Clinical Assistant Professor of trumpet and music theory Sean Butterfield joined the faculty in 2010. His teaching responsibilities include the trumpet studio, trumpet ensemble, and coordinating and teaching undergraduate music appreciation.
Eugene Cline joined the faculty in 2008. His teaching duties include freshman voice studio, diction and and vocal repertoire, in addition to serving as the vocal coach accompanist.
Assistant Professor of Clarinet
Shawn Copeland joined the faculty in 2014. His teaching duties include the clarinet studio.
Associate Professor of Violin and Viola, University Symphony Director
Ferenc Cseszko joined the faculty in 2003. His teaching duties include the violin/viola studio and university symphony orchestra.
De Pedro, Jovanni-Rey
Assistant Professor of Piano and Piano Pedagogy
Jovanni-Rey V. de Pedro joined the faculty in 2014.
Emerita Professor of Music History and Musicology
Mary DuPree is founder and director of the Auditorium Chamber Music Series.
Cari Espenschade joined the staff in 2014. She works in the music office serving the faculty and students.
Assistant Professor of Theory & Composition
Baltimore-based musician and composer Ruby Fulton writes music which invites listeners to explore non-musical ideas through sound. Her musical portfolio includes explorations of mental illness, Buddhism, philosophy, psychedelic drugs, addiction, and chess strategy; and profiles of iconic popular figures like the artist Jean-Michel Basquiat and musicians Syd Barrett and Ringo Starr. Fulton is a multi-instrumentalist, performing on and writing for violin, flugelhorn, and keys. Much of her work falls into the category of concert music, written for ensembles ranging from duos and trios to full orchestras, choirs, and wind ensembles. Fulton also writes music that she performs herself, using loops and samples to become a one-person orchestra. Whatever musical genre or instruments Fulton chooses; her music reflects the rhythms and pulses of daily life, and the world around her. In addition to composing, Fulton works as co-artistic director of the experimental vocal collective Rhymes With Opera, a 5-piece vocal/composer ensemble now in their sixth season. She also performs in a variety of Baltimore bands, and teaches music at the Waldorf School of Baltimore, Baltimore School of Rock, and privately. She holds a doctorate from the Peabody Conservatory, with additional degrees from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and Boston University. She has taught undergraduate and graduate composition and music theory at the Shenandoah Conservatory, the Peabody Conservatory, Johns Hopkins University, and Towson University.
Associate Director, Associate Professor of Flute
Leonard Garrison joined the faculty in 2006. His teaching duties include the flute studio and MusX 101: Orientation for Music Majors.
Professor of Trombone and Director of Wind Ensemble and Jazz Bands
Alan Gemberling joined the faculty in 1986. His teaching duties include the trombone studio, wind ensemble, jazz bands and conducting.
Patti Heath joined the staff in 2015. She works in the music office serving the faculty and students.
Assistant Professor of Horn
Jason Johnston joined the faculty in 2015. His teaching duties include the horn studio.
Vickie Kersten joined the staff in 2015. She works in the music office serving the faculty and students.
Instructor of Voice
Claudia Krone is an adjunct assistant professor of voice. She is an instructor of voice for non-music majors.
Director, Professor of Music
Torrey Lawrence joined the faculty in 1998 and became director in 2013.
Director of Athletic Bands
Spencer Martin is the director of athletic bands at the University of Idaho.
Assistant Professor of Piano
Roger McVey joined the faculty in 2013.
Director of Choral Activities
Michael Murphy joined the faculty in 2008. His teaching duties include the freshman voice studio, Vandaleers concert choir, university chorus and a variety of choral conducting and techniques courses.
Clinical Assistnat Professor of Music Education
Padgham Albrecht, Carol
Associate Professor of Oboe and Music History
Carol Padgham Albrecht joined the faculty in 1989. Her teaching duties include the oboe studio, and undergraduate and graduate music history courses.
Assistant Professor of Voice
Christopher Pfund joined the faculty in the fall of 2014. He teaches lessons, opera workshop and men's chorus.
Lynette Pfund joined the faculty in 2015. She assists in opera productions.
Professor of Guitar and Music History
James Reid joined the faculty in 1978. His teaching duties include the guitar studio and MusH 201: History of Rock and Roll.
Assistant Professor of Bassoon
Javier Rodriguez joined the faculty in 2014.
Associate Director, Associate Professor of Saxophone and Jazz Bands
Vanessa Sielert joined the faculty in 2006. Her teaching duties include the saxophone studio, jazz band II, saxophone quartets and jazz band rehearsal techniques.
Professor, Trumpet and Director of Jazz Studies
Vern Sielert joined the faculty in 2006. His teaching duties include the trumpet studio, jazz improvisation, jazz bands, studies in jazz history and advanced jazz methods.
Associate Professor of Cello, Bass and Theory
Miranda Wilson joined the faculty in 2010. Her teaching duties include the cello/double bass studio, cello/bass choir, MusC 239: Aural Skills III and MusT 256: String Techniques and Orchestral Literature.