Faculty Directory

Administration and Staff

James Douthit
Dean
Broyhill Music Center Room 114
828-262-3020
Dr. Jay Jackson
Associate Dean
Room 112, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6459
Lynn Beebe
Administrative Associate
Room 111, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-3020
Brent Bingham
Building Manager
Room 105, Broyhill Music Center
828-265-8695
Douglas Brantz
Technology Support
Beasley Building
828-262-7357
Emil Schlee
Registered & Certified Piano Technician - RPT, CPT
Hayes School of Music
804-316-4174
James G. Daugherty
Cannon Music Camp Director
Cannon Mailbox located in the Admin Offices- Room 111
Lauren Hayworth
Executive Assistant to the Dean
Room 111, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-7705
Janet Adams
Student Records
Room 111, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-3020
Bill Witcher
Academic Advising
Room 307, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6629

Collaborative Piano

Dr. Christina Hayes
Lecturer of Collaborative Piano
Room 319, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-2958
Aaron Ames
Adjunct Instructor of Collaborative Piano
Room 453, Broyhill Music Center
828-263-3795 personal
Dr. Junie Cho
Lecturer of Collaborative Piano and Class Piano
Room 423, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-7010
Hollie Lacy
Accompanist
Room 457, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-3021 Leave Message in Dean's Office
Melissa Lesbines
Lecturer of Collaborative Piano
Room 316B, Edwin Duncan Hall
828-262-8215
Dr. Susan Slingland
Accompanist
Room 406, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-7428

Alexander Technique

Corinne Cassini
Adjunct Instructor of Alexander Technique
Room 316E, Edwin Duncan Hall
828-262-8218

Community Music School

Laura Stokes
Director of the Community Music School
Broyhill Music Center
828-262-3020 Leave Message in Dean's Office

Applied Music - Brass

Dr. Drew C. Leslie
Associate Professor of Trombone
Room 310, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6468
Joe F. Phelps
Professor Emeritus of Trumpet
828-262-3020, leave message in Dean's office
Dr. Karen Robertson
Professor of Horn
Room 308, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6456
Dr. James Stokes, Jr.
Professor of Trumpet
Room 311, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-8595
Dr. Bethany Wiese
Assistant Professor of Tuba and Euphonium
Broyhill Music Center, Room 309
828-262-7707

Applied Music - Keyboard

Joby Bell
University Organist and Professor of Music
Room 420, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6467
Joby Bell
University Organist and Professor of Music
Room 420, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6467
Dr. Rodney Reynerson
Keyboard Area Coordinator
Professor of Piano
Room 416, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6466
Dr. Junie Cho
Lecturer of Collaborative Piano and Class Piano
Room 423, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-7010
Melissa Lesbines
Lecturer of Collaborative Piano
Room 316B, Edwin Duncan Hall
828-262-8215
Dr. Bair Shagdaron
Professor of Piano
Room 414, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6465

Applied Music - Percussion

Dr. Robert J. Falvo
Professor, Percussion Area Coordinator
Room 124, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-4979
Richard P. Dilling
Adjunct Instructor of Drum Set
Room 123, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-4979
Byron Hedgepeth
Adjunct Instructor of Percussion
Broyhill Music Center
828-262-3021, Leave message in Dean's office

Applied Music - Strings/Guitar

Dr. Ellie H. Wee
Assistant Professor of Cello
314 Broyhill Music
828-262-7501
Dr. Eric Koontz
Associate Professor of Viola and Violin
String Area Coordinator
Room 312, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6464
Dr. Nancy E. Bargerstock
Professor of Violin
Room 313, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6457
Jacquelyn Bartlett
Adjunct Instructor of Harp
Room 454, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-3020, leave message in Dean's office
Dr. Douglas James
Professor of Guitar
Room 410, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6463
Adam Booker
Assistant Professor of Double Bass
Room 303, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-4982
Mr. Andy Page
Lecturer of Jazz Guitar
Room 421, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-8538

Applied Music - Voice

Dr. Priscilla Porterfield
Vocal Area Coordinator
Director of Treble Choir
Room 306, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6451
Dr. Joseph L. Amaya
Professor of Voice
Room 320, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6461
Mary Gayle Greene
Lecturer of Voice
Studio 216, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-7235
Tammy Griffin-Garcia
Adjunct Instructor of Opera
Rm 303, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-3021, Leave message in Dean's office
Dr. Gennard Lombardozzi
Visiting Assistant Professor of Voice and Opera
Room 412, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6453
Dr. Julia Pedigo
Professor of Voice
Room 215, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6449

Applied Music - Woodwinds

Dr. Scott Kallestad
Associate Professor of Saxophone
Wind Area Coordinator
Room 108, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-8025
Todd Wright
Professor, Jazz Area Coordinator
Room 418, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-4964
Dr. Jon Beebe
Professor of Bassoon
Room 316, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6460
Dr. Alicia Chapman
Assistant Professor of Oboe
Room 110, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-4898
Dr. Andrea Cheeseman
Professor of Clarinet
Room 315, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6134
Dr. Douglas Miller
Professor of Clarinet
Room 408, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6462
Dr. Nancy Schneeloch-Bingham
Professor of Flute
Room 208, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6447

Music Education

Dr. Susan Mills
Music Education Coordinator
103 A , Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6441
Dr. Steve Hopkins
Professor, Director of Choral Activities
Room 217, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6450
Dr. John Ross
Associate Professor, Director of Bands
Room 103C, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6454
Yo-Jung Han
Visiting Assistant Professor of Music Education
Room 211, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6448
Mr. Don Peach
Music Education Academic Advisor
Broyhill Music Center
828-262-3020, leave message in Dean's office
Dr. Lisa Runner
Associate Professor of Music Education
Room 224, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-8051
Will Selle
Adjunct Instructor of Music Education
Room 109, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-3020, leave message in Dean's office
Ed Whitener
Adjunct Instructor of Music Education
Broyhill Music Center
828-262-3020, leave message in Dean's office
Dr. Maribeth Yoder-White
Music Educator
Orff-Schulwerk
Dr. Kenneth P. Lurie
Professor of Music
Room 462, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6458
Dr. Karen Thomas
Adjunct Instructor of Music Education
Broyhill Music Center
828-262-3020

Music Industry Studies

Kim Wangler
Associate Professor, Music Industry Studies Program Director
Room 317, Broyhill Music Center
828-265-8674
Dr. Ira Abrams
Adjunct Instructor of Music Industry Studies
Room 316E, Edwin Duncan Hall
828-262-8218
Scott Wynne
Associate Professor of Music Industry Studies
Chief Recording Engineer
Room 460, Recording Studio- 4th Floor
828-262-7503

Music Library

Dr. Gary Boye
Librarian
Music Library
828-262-2389
Tom Byland
Music Library Manager
Music Library, Broyhill Music Center RM 231
828-262-2388
Jill Eller
Music Cataloger
Music Library, Broyhill Music Center RM 232
828-262-6539

Music Theory & Composition

Dr. Ben Hjertmann
Assistant Professor, Coordinator of Composition
Rm 223, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6443
Dr. Jennifer Snodgrass
Professor, Coordinator of Music Theory
Room 419, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-7231
Dr. Hiu-Wah Au
Associate Professor of Music Theory
Room 222, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-7786
Dr. Jon Beebe
Professor of Bassoon
Room 316, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6460
Dr. Andrew Hannon
Lecturer of Music Theory
Rm 318, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6664
Dr. William G. Harbinson
Former Professor of Music Theory
Former Dean
Room 202, Broyhill Music Center
Dr. Greg McCandless
Assistant Professor of Music Theory and Composition
Rm 218, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-7844
Mr. Greg Simmons
Adjunct Instructor of Music Theory
334 of Belk Library and Information Commons
828-262-6991
Dr. Kenneth P. Lurie
Professor of Music
Room 462, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6458

Music Therapy

Dr. Cathy McKinney, MT-BC
Music Therapy Program Director
Room 207, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6444
Katurah Christenbury, MMT, MT-BC
Lecturer, Music Therapy
316D, Edwin Duncan Hall
828-262-6306
Marilyn F. Clark
Adjunct Instructor of Bonny Method
Dr. Christine Pollard Leist, MT-BC
Associate Professor of Music Therapy
Room 209, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6663
Ms. Liz Moffitt
Adjunct Instructor of Bonny Method
Dr. Melody Schwantes (Reid), MT-BC
Senior Lecturer, Music Therapy
Room 316C, Edwin Duncan Hall
828-262-8216
Cynthia Tate, MMT, MT-BC
Visiting Adjunct Instructor of Music Therapy
Rm 316B, Edwin Duncan Hall
828-262-8214
Madelaine Ventre
Adjunct Instructor of Bonny Method

Music History & World Music

Dr. Victor N. Mansure
Music History Area Coordinator
Room 205, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6442
Todd Wright
Professor, Jazz Area Coordinator
Room 418, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-4964
Rodney Berry
Adjunct Instructor of Music History and Jazz Studies
Room 300, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6452
Mark Freed
Adjunct Instructor of Appalachian Music
Living Learning Center
828-262-4087
Melissa Lesbines
Lecturer of Collaborative Piano
Room 316B, Edwin Duncan Hall
828-262-8215
Dr. René Carlos Ochoa
Adjunct Instructor of Musicology/Music History
Rm 316A, Edwin Duncan Hall
828-262-8212
Dr. Shawn M Roberts
Adjunct Instructor of Percussion and African Music
Room 316A, Edwin Duncan Hall
828-262-8213
Dr. Laurie Semmes
Associate Professor of World Music
Room 202A, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-7239
Dr. Reeves Shulstad
Associate Professor of Musicology
Room 322-B, Edwind Duncan Hall
828-262-8166

Ensembles - Bands

Steve Barnhart
Steely Pan Band Director
828-262-3020 (Leave a message in the music office)
Dr. John Ross
Associate Professor, Director of Bands
Room 103C, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6454
Todd Wright
Professor, Jazz Area Coordinator
Room 418, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-4964
Rodney Berry
Adjunct Instructor of Music History and Jazz Studies
Room 300, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6452
Byron Hedgepeth
Adjunct Instructor of Percussion
Broyhill Music Center
828-262-3021, Leave message in Dean's office
Dr. Kevin Richardson
Associate Director of Bands
Director of Marching Mountaineers
Room 103B, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6474

Ensembles - Choral

Dr. DaVaughn L. Miller
Director, Gospel Choir
Dr. Priscilla Porterfield
Vocal Area Coordinator
Director of Treble Choir
Room 306, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6451
Dr. Steve Hopkins
Professor, Director of Choral Activities
Room 217, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6450
Dr. Linda Larson
Conductor of Appalachian Chorale
Brohyill Music Center
828-262-3020 Leave Message in Dean's Office
Dr. Gennard Lombardozzi
Visiting Assistant Professor of Voice and Opera
Room 412, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6453

Ensembles - Guitar

Dr. Douglas James
Professor of Guitar
Room 410, Broyhill Music Center
828-262-6463

Ensembles - Orchestral

Dr. Mélisse Brunet
Assistant Professor, Director of Orchestral Activities
Broyhill Music Center