Faculty and Staff

Name & Main Title Area(s) Contact Information
Dr. Ira Abrams
Music Industries
Music Industry Studies Room 316E, Edwin Duncan Hall
828-262-8218
abramsi@appstate.edu
Mr. Edward Allison
Director of the Community Music School
Community Music School
Musicology/Music History
Room 300, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6452
allisonec@appstate.edu
Dr. Joseph L. Amaya
Opera Workshop
Studio Faculty - Voice
Ensemble Faculty - Choir
Room 320, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6461
amayajl@appstate.edu
Mr. Aaron Ames
Accompanist
Accompanists Room 453, Broyhill Music Center
828-263-3795 personal
amesad@appstate.edu
Mr. Jonathan Asbell
Accompanist
Accompanists 828-434-0754
asbelljc@email.appstate.edu
Dr. Hiu-Wah Au
Associate Professor of Theory
Music Theory/Composition Room 222, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-7786
auh@appstate.edu
Dr. Nancy E. Bargerstock
Professor of Violin
Studio Faculty - Strings/Guitar Room 313, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6457
bargrstockne@appstate.edu
Ms. Jacquelyn Bartlett
Harp
Studio Faculty - Strings/Guitar Room 454, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-3020
bartlettj@appstate.edu
Dr. Jon Beebe
Bassoon
Studio Faculty - Woodwinds
Music Theory/Composition
Room 316, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6460
beebejp@appstate.edu
Ms. Lynn Beebe
Administrative Assistant
Administration and Staff Room 111, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-3021
beebems@appstate.edu
Dr. Joby Bell
Associate Professor of Organ, Sacred Music Program Coordinator
Studio Faculty - Keyboard Room 420, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6467
belljr@appstate.edu
Mr. Rodney Berry
Saxophone, Jazz Ensemble II
Musicology/Music History
Ensemble Faculty - Bands
Room 316A, Edwin Duncan Hall
828-262-8212
berryra@appstate.edu
Mr. Brent Bingham
Building Manager
Administration and Staff Room 105, Broyhill Music Center
828-265-8695
binghamba@appstate.edu
Dr. Christopher Blaha
Assistant Professor of Tuba/Euphonium
Studio Faculty - Brass Room 308, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-7707
blahacj@appstate.edu
Dr. Gary Boye
Librarian
Music Library Music Library
828-262-2389
boyegr@appstate.edu
Mr. Douglas Brantz
Technology Support
Administration and Staff Beasley Building
828-262-7357
brantzdr@appstate.edu
Mr. Ron Brendle
Jazz Bass
Studio Faculty - Strings/Guitar Leave messages and mail at our main office; 828-262-3020
brendlerd@appstate.edu
Mr. Tom Byland
Music Library Manager
Music Library Music Library, Broyhill Music Center RM 231
828-262-2388
bylandtp@appstate.edu
Ms. Corinne Cassini
Alexander Technique
Alexander Technique Room 316E, Edwin Duncan Hall
828-262-3021
cassinice@appstate.edu
Dr. Alicia Chapman
Oboe
Studio Faculty - Woodwinds Room 110, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-4898
chapmanam@appstate.edu
Dr. Andrea Cheeseman
Associate Professor of Clarinet
Studio Faculty - Woodwinds Room 315, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6134
cheesemanal@appstate.edu
Ms. Katurah Christenbury, MMT, MT-BC
Music Therapy
Music Therapy 316D, Edwin Duncan Hall
828-262-3020 leave message
kl78173@email.appstate.edu
Ms. Marilyn F. Clark
Bonny Method Faculty
Bonny Method
Ms. Sydney Dehus
Cannon Music Camp Administrator
Administration and Staff Room 462, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-4091
dehusst@appstate.edu
Mr. Richard P. Dilling
Drum Set
Studio Faculty - Percussion Room 123, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-4979
dillingrp@appstate.edu
Ms. Jill Eller
Music Cataloger
Music Library Music Library, Broyhill Music Center RM 232
828-262-6539
ellerjm@appstate.edu
Dr. Robert J. Falvo
Percussion Area Coordinator
Studio Faculty - Percussion Room 124, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-4979
falvorj@appstate.edu
Dr. Gabriel (Gabe) Fankhauser
Coordinator of Theory and Aural Skills
Music Theory/Composition Room 218, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6664
fankhauserg@appstate.edu
Mr. John Fowler
Voice
Studio Faculty - Voice Room 309, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6453
fowlerj@appstate.edu
Mr. Mark Freed
Appalachian Music
Musicology/Music History Mail only: HSoM Admin office Rm 111
262-4576 off campus at Jones House-604 W King Street
freedmc@appstate.edu
Ms. Mary Gayle Greene
Voice
Studio Faculty - Voice Studio 216, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-7235
greenemg@appstate.edu
Ms. Tammy Griffin
Assistant to Opera
Studio Faculty - Voice 828-262-3020 leave message and mail in main office, room 111
griffintj@appstate.edu
Dr. William G. Harbinson
Professor of Music Theory
Music Theory/Composition Room 202, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-8168
harbinsonwg@appstate.edu
Dr. Christina Hayes
Accompanist
Accompanists Room 319, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-2958
hayescj@appstate.edu
Ms. Lauren Marie Hayworth
Executive Assistant to the Dean
Administration and Staff Room 111, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-7705
hayworthlm@email.appstate.edu
Mr. Byron Hedgepeth
Percussion
Studio Faculty - Percussion Leave messages and mail at our main office; 828-262-3020
hedgepethb@appstate.edu
Ms. Elizabeth Hill
Accompanist
Accompanists Room 455, Broyhill Music Center
Leave messages and mail at our main office; 828-262-3020
hillee@appstate.edu
Dr. Steve Hopkins
University Singers/Chamber Choir, Director of Choral Activities
Music Education
Ensemble Faculty - Choir
Room 217, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6450
hopkinssm@appstate.edu
Dr. Jay Jackson
Associate Dean
Dean - Hayes School of Music Room 112, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6459
jacksnjc@appstate.edu
Dr. Douglas James
Professor of Guitar
Studio Faculty - Strings/Guitar
Ensemble Faculty - Guitar
Room 410, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6463
jamesdg@appstate.edu
Dr. Scott Kallestad
Associate Professor of Saxophone, Wind Area Coordinator
Studio Faculty - Woodwinds Room 108, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-8025
kallestadsd@appstate.edu
Dr. Eric Koontz
Viola, Violin, String Area Coordinator
Studio Faculty - Strings/Guitar Room 412, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6464
koontzee@appstate.edu
Ms. Hollie Lacy
Accompanist
Accompanists Room 457, Broyhill Music Center
Leave messages and mail at our main office; 828-262-3020
lacyhh@appstate.edu
Dr. Linda Larson
Appalachian Chorale
Ensemble Faculty - Choir Brohyill Music Center
828-262-3020 leave message
larsonll@appstate.edu
Dr. Christine Pollard Leist, MT-BC
Assistant Professor of Music Therapy
Music Therapy Room 419, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6663
leistcp@appstate.edu
Ms. Melissa Lesbines
Accompanist, Piano
Accompanists
Studio Faculty - Keyboard
Musicology/Music History
Room 316B, Edwin Duncan Hall
828-262-8215
lesbinesma@appstate.edu
Dr. Drew C. Leslie
Assistant Professor of Trombone
Studio Faculty - Brass Room 310, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6468
lesliedc@appstate.edu
Dr. Thomas Licata
Assistant Professor of Music Theory
Music Theory/Composition Room 318, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-7844
licatatv@appstate.edu
Dr. Kenneth P. Lurie
Professor of Cello
Studio Faculty - Strings/Guitar Room 314, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6458
luriekp@appstate.edu
Dr. Victor N. Mansure
Music History Area Coordinator
Musicology/Music History Room 205, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6442
mansurevn@appstate.edu
Mr. Keith McCutchen
Director, Gospel Choir Jazz Vocal Ensemble, Men's Glee Club
Ensemble Faculty - Choir Room 122, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-7788
mccutchenkd@appstate.edu
Dr. Harold McKinney
Improvisation and Philosophy of Music
Music Education Room 316E, Edwin Duncan Hall
828-262-8219
mckinnyhv@appstate.edu
Dr. Cathy McKinney, MT-BC
Music Therapy Program Director
Music Therapy
Bonny Method
Room 207, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6444
mckinneych@appstate.edu
Dr. Scott Meister
Steely Pan Steel Band Director, Theory/Composition Program Director
Studio Faculty - Percussion
Music Theory/Composition
Room 418, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6443
meistersr@appstate.edu
Dr. Douglas Miller
Clarinet
Studio Faculty - Woodwinds Room 408, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6462
millerde@appstate.edu
Dr. Susan Mills
Music Education Coordinator
Music Education Room 103A, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6441
millssw@appstate.edu
Ms. Liz Moffitt
Bonny Method Faculty
Bonny Method
Ms. Alla Neshatayeva
Piano
Studio Faculty - Keyboard Leave messages and mail at our main office; 828-262-3020
neshatayevaa@appstate.edu
Mr. Andy Page
Jazz Guitar
Studio Faculty - Strings/Guitar Room 421, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-8538
paga@appstate.edu
Dr. Chung Park
Director of Orchestral Activities, Conductor, Appalachian Symphony Orchestra, Appalachian Philharmonia
Ensemble Faculty - Orchestras Room 103D, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6445
parkch@appstate.edu
Dr. Julia Pedigo
Voice
Studio Faculty - Voice Room 215, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6449
pedigoja@appstate.edu
Dr. William L. Pelto
Dean
Dean - Hayes School of Music Room 114, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-3021
peltowl@appstate.edu
Mr. Joe F. Phelps
Professor Emeritus of Trumpet
Studio Faculty - Brass Leave messages and mail at our main office; 828-262-3020
phelpsjf@appstate.edu
Dr. Priscilla Porterfield
Vocal Area Coordinator, Treble Choir
Studio Faculty - Voice
Ensemble Faculty - Choir
Room 306, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6451
porterfieldp@appstate.edu
Ms. Hannah Price
Music Theory
Music Theory/Composition Room 316B, Edwin Duncan Hall
828-262-3021 leave message
pricehe@appstate.edu
Dr. Rodney Reynerson
Piano, Keyboard Area Coordinator
Studio Faculty - Keyboard Room 416, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6466
reynersonrt@appstate.edu
Dr. Kevin Richardson
Associate Director of Bands, Director of Marching Mountaineers
Ensemble Faculty - Bands Room 103B, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6474
richardsonkg1@appstate.edu
Ms. Sylvia Rippy
Class Piano Coordinator
Studio Faculty - Keyboard Room 423, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-7010
rippysc@appstate.edu
Dr. Shawn M Roberts
Percussion and African Music
Musicology/Music History Room 316A, Edwin Duncan Hall
828-262-8213
robertssm@appstate.edu
Dr. Karen Robertson
Professor of Horn
Studio Faculty - Brass Room 312, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6456
robrtsnkl@appstate.edu
Dr. Elizabeth S. Rose, MT-BC
Music Education and Music Therapy
Music Education
Music Therapy
Room 211, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6448
rosese@appstate.edu
Dr. John Ross
Director of Bands, Wind Ensemble, Concert Band
Music Education
Ensemble Faculty - Bands
Room 103C, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6454
rossjs@appstate.edu
Dr. Lisa Runner
Music Education
Music Education Room 224, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-8051
runnerla@appstate.edu
Mr. John Sawyer
Development Officer for the Hayes School of Music
Administration and Staff Room 107, Founders Hall & Mailbox located at the Dean's office Rm 111 Broyhill Music Center
828-262-8692
sawyerjr@appstate.edu
Dr. Nancy Schneeloch-Bingham
Flute
Studio Faculty - Woodwinds Room 208, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6447
schneelochna@appstate.edu
Dr. Melody Schwantes, MT-BC (Melody Schwantes Reid)
Music Therapy
Music Therapy Room 316C, Edwin Duncan Hall
828-262-8216
ms18994@appstate.edu
Ms. Janet Seatz
Student Records
Administration and Staff Room 111, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-3021
seatzja@appstate.edu
Mr. Will Selle
Conductor, Repertory Orchestra
Ensemble Faculty - Orchestras Room 103D, Broyhill Music Center
sellewc@appstate.edu
Dr. Laurie Semmes
World Music
Musicology/Music History Room 202A, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-7239
semmeslr@appstate.edu
Dr. Bair Shagdaron
Professor of Piano
Studio Faculty - Keyboard Room 414, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6465
shagdaronbd@appstate.edu
Dr. Reeves Shulstad
Associate Professor of Musicology
Musicology/Music History Room 305, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-8166
shulstader@appstate.edu
Mr. Greg Simmons
Music Theory
Music Theory/Composition 828-262-6991
simmonsgc@appstate.edu
Dr. Susan Slingland
Accompanist
Accompanists Room 406, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-7428
slinglandsm@appstate.edu
Dr. Jennifer Snodgrass
Associate Professor of Music Theory and Director of Graduate Studies
Music Theory/Composition Room 223, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-7231
snodgrassjs@appstate.edu
Mr. John Spuller
Double Bass
Studio Faculty - Strings/Guitar Room 110, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-4898
spullerjp@appstate.edu
Ms. Laura Stokes
Accompanist
Accompanists Leave messages and mail at our main office; 828-262-3020
stokeslc@appstate.edu
Dr. James Stokes, Jr.
Professor of Trumpet
Studio Faculty - Brass Room 311, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-8595
stokesjm@appstate.edu
Ms. Madelaine Ventre
Bonny Method Faculty
Bonny Method
Ms. Emily Wallace
Accompanist
Accompanists Room 451, Broyhill Music Center
828-638-3507 personal
wallaceec@appstate.edu
Ms. Kim Wangler
Director of Music Industry Studies
Music Industry Studies Room 317, Broyhill Music Center
828-265-8674
wanglerkl@appstate.edu
Mr. Bill Witcher
Academic Advising
Administration and Staff Room 307, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6629
witcherwh@appstate.edu
Mr. Todd Wright
Professor of Saxophone, Jazz Area Coordinator, Jazz Ensemble I, Jazz Combos
Studio Faculty - Woodwinds
Musicology/Music History
Ensemble Faculty - Bands
Room 209, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-4964
wrighttt@appstate.edu
Mr. Scott Wynne
Associate Professor, Chief Recording Engineer
Music Industry Studies Room 460, Recording Studio- 4th Floor
828-262-7503
wynnesd@appstate.edu
Dr. Maribeth Yoder-White
Music Education
Music Education Room 224, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-8051
yoderwhitemg@appstate.edu


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