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Faculty/Staff Directory

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Administration and Professional Staff

Administrative Office
Michael Sitton, Dean, The Crane School of Music
David Heuser, Associate Dean, Director of Music Admissions
Heidi Walker, Dean's Secretary & Crane Receptionist
Karen Miller, Budgeting & Scheduling Secretary
Melody Tupper, Associate Dean's Secretary

Facilities Office
Lorelei Murdie, Facilities Manager
Sarah Burgess, Facilities Secretary

Instrument Maintenance
Miles DeCastro, Instrument Technician
Lane Miller, Sr. Piano Technician

Audio/Video Engineer
Douglas McKinnie

Crane Youth Music
Julianne Kirk Doyle, Director

Crane Music Library
Edward Komara, Associate Librarian
Richard Cayward Jr., Library Clerk 2

Community Performance Series
Jason L. Dominie, Interim Operations Director
Karl Doty, Interim Artistic Director

 

Music Business Program

Carol (Kickie) Britt, Executive Director, Crane Institute for Music Business
Kathryn DelGuidice, Arts Administration
David Williams, Entertainment Law
Robert Zolner, Recording Technology
Music Business Webpage

 

Music Education Department

Marsha Baxter, Chair of Music Education Department
Tammara Madeja, Coordinator of Music Education Field Experience
Lori-Ane Dillon, Music Education Department Secretary
Music Education Department Webpage

Music Education Faculty
Marsha Baxter, General Music, World Music
Mark Campbell, General Music
Caron Collins, Band Education, General Music
Robert Docker, String Education
Jeffrey Francom, Choral Education
Sarah Hersh, String Education, National String Project
Kathleen Hubbard, General Music
Jennifer Kessler, String Education, General Music
Nils Klykken, Choral Education
James Madeja, Band Education
David Mathie, Brass Techniques
Peter McCoy, Technology Education, General Music
Emmett O'Leary, Band Education, General Music
Rebecca Reames, Choral Education
Michael Schaff, Band Education
Kathryn Sherman, Piano Pedagogy
Tracy Wanamaker, Special Music Education

Functional Keyboard Faculty
Carol Heinick
Jarrett Larson
Kathryn Sherman
Rosemarie Suniga
Heather Wheeler

Student Teaching Supervisors
David Cerullo
Robert Docker
Russell Faunce
Allan Ripley
Cynthia Ripley
Paul Scatenato
Brenda Vredenburg
Jeff Vredenburg

 

Performance Department

Charles Guy, Co-Chair of Performance Department
Lonel Woods, Co-Chair of Performance Department
Heidi Walker, Performance Department Secretary
Performance Department Webpage

Ensemble Directors and Conducting Faculty
Marsha Baxter, Crane Latin Ensemble
Joshua Borths, Opera Ensemble
Caron Collins, Campus/Community Band
Brian Doyle, Director of Bands, Conducting
Jeffrey Francom, Choral Ensembles, Conducting
Julie Hunter, West African Ensemble
Nils Klykken, Choral Ensembles, Conducting
Ching-chun Lai, Crane Symphony Orchestra, Conducting
Peter McCoy, Crane Latin Ensemble
Rebecca Reames, Choral Ensembles
Kirk Severtson, Opera Orchestra
Michael Schaff, Concert Band, Conducting
Bret Zvacek, Jazz Ensembles

Jazz Studies Faculty
Bret Zvacek

Brass Faculty
Lauren Becker, Horn
John Ellis, Trumpet
Charles Guy, Tuba/Euphonium
Mark Hartman, Trombone
James Madeja, Trumpet
Dan Tremblay, Trumpet

Guitar Faculty
Kenneth Meyer
Douglas Rubio

Harp Faculty
Jessica Suchy-Pilalis

Percussion Faculty
Catherine Meunier
James Petercsak
Daryle Redmond

Piano Faculty
Gary Busch
François Germain
Young-Ah Tak
Eugenia Tsarov

String Faculty
Liesl Schoenberger Doty, Violin
Ignacy Gaydamovich, Cello
John Geggie, Double Bass
Ioan Harea, Violin
Sarah Hersh, Violin
Paul Reynolds, Viola
Shelly Tramposh, Viola

Voice Faculty
Voice Area Webpage 
François Germain, Vocal Coach
Donald George, Tenor
Deborah Massell, Soprano
Kathleen Miller, Soprano
Jill Pearon, Soprano
David Pittman-Jennings, Baritone
Kirk Severtson, Vocal Coach
Colleen Skull, Soprano
Jonathan Stinson, Baritone
Lorraine Yaros Sullivan, Mezzo Soprano
Lonel Woods, Tenor

Woodwind Faculty
Kenneth Andrews, Flute
Andrew Brown, Clarinet
Casey Grev, Saxophone
Anna Hendrickson, Oboe
Julianne Kirk Doyle, Clarinet
Carol Lowe, Bassoon
Jill Rubio, Flute
Raphael Sanders Jr., Clarinet

Accompanists
Yoo Jong Kim
Julie Miller
Sheryl Molloy

 

Theory, History & Composition Department

Timothy Sullivan, Chair of the Theory, History, and Composition Department
Karen Miller, Theory, History & Composition Department Secretary
Music Theory, History & Composition Department Webpage

Music Composition Faculty
David Heinick
David Heuser
Philip Salathé
Jerod Sommerfeldt, Computer Music
Timothy Sullivan
Gregory Wanamaker

Music History Faculty
David Blake
Erin Brooks
Gary Busch
Bethany Cencer
Julie Hunter, Ethnomusicology
Edward Komara
Timothy Sullivan
Jess Tyre
Bret Zvacek, Jazz History

Music Theory Faculty
David Heinick
David Heuser
Michelle Martin-Atwood
John McGinness
Andre Mount
Philip Salathé
Jerod Sommerfeldt
Jessica Suchy-Pilalis
Timothy Sullivan
Michael Vitalino
Gregory Wanamaker
Bret Zvacek, Jazz Theory