Faculty and Staff 2012-2013

Dennis Bassett Assistant Professor of Voice
Catherine Bergman flute, flute ensemble, sight singing/ ear training
Allan Comstock  Chair, music history, double reeds
Martín Cuéllar piano, piano pedagogy
Tracy Freeze percussion
Andrea Garritano voice, music appreciation
Nathan Gay low brass, Athletic Bands Director
Melinda Groves Director of Music Academy, group piano
Andrew Houchins music theory, composition, digital audio recording
Carol Krueger Director of Choral Activities, A Cappella Choir, Chamber Singers, Community Chorus, Emporia Camerata, music education
Susan Mayo cello instructor
Dawn McConkie music education, single reeds, chamber winds, clarinet choir, saxophone ensemble and quartet, music appreciation
Penelope Speedie Director of Opera Theatre, voice
Gaile Stephens Assistant Professor of Music Education
Jeremy Starr Director of Orchestras, upper strings
Yaokun "Angel" Yang piano instructor
Gary Ziek Director of Bands, trumpet, conducting, jazz
Terrisa Ziek music education, horn


Graduate Assistants

Karsten Burns assistant to Percussion Faculty
Sue Claridge supervisor of stage managers, recorders, and lab monitors
Amie Dunavin basic music, assisting with Marching Band
Angela Moore basic music, assisting  with Marching band 
Funa Wang group piano, accompanying