Meet Our Faculty

Christopher Adkins

Christopher Adkins

Adjunct Professor of Cello

Stephen Ahearn

Stephen Ahearn

Adjunct Associate Professor of Clarinet

Sarah Allen

Sarah Allen

Associate Professor and Co-Chair of Music Education

Christopher S. Anderson

Christopher S. Anderson

Associate Professor of Sacred Music

BrianBentley

Brian Bentley

Adjunct Lecturer

Aaron Boyd

Aaron Boyd

Chair of Strings, Director of Chamber Music

David Brown

David Brown

Assistant Director For Music Operations

John Bryant

John Bryant

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Music Industry Practices; Drumset Studies

Kim Corbet

Kim Corbet

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Jazz/Rock History/Interdisciplinary Studies

Jack Delaney

Jack Delaney

Director of Bands and Professor of Music
Chair of Instrumental Ensembles

Scott Dettra

Scott Dettra

Adjunct Associate Professor of Organ

Andres Diaz

Andres Diaz

Professor of Cello

Dale Dietert

Dale Dietert

Senior Lecturer in Voice

Virginia Dupuy

Virginia Dupuy

Professor, Voice

Dr. Pam Elrod-Huffman

Pamela Elrod Huffman

Associate Professor of Music, Director of Choral Activities

Stefan Engels

Stefan Engels

Leah Young Fullinwider Centennial Chair in Music Performance and Professor of Organ

Donald Fabian

Donald Fabian

Adjunct Associate Professor of Saxophone

Mark Feezell

Mark Feezell

Senior Lecturer in Music Theory and Composition,
Co-Chair of Music Theory and Composition

Kevin Finamore - Adjunct Professor of Trumpet

Kevin Finamore

Adjunct Professor of Trumpet

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Clifton Forbis

Professor and Chair of Voice

Robert J. Frank

Robert Frank

Associate Professor of Composition and Theory and Director of Electronic Music

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Liudmila Georgievskaya

Adjunct Lecturer in Piano, Chamber Music Coach and Coordinator of Accompanying

Matthew Good

Adjunct Associate Professor of Tuba

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Kevin Gunter

Senior Lecturer, Coordinator of Class Piano, Co-Director, SMU Institute for Young Pianists

Robert Guthrie

Robert Guthrie

Adjunct Professor of Guitar

Hank Hammett

Hank Hammett

Director of Lyric Theatre, Senior Lecturer
Chair of Vocal Ensembles

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Erin Hannigan

Adjunct Professor of Oboe

Lane Harder

Lane Harder

Senior Lecturer in Music Theory and Composition, Co-Chair of Music Theory and Composition, Director of SYGYZY

Carole Harris

Carole Harris

Assistant to the Director, Coordinator for Business Operations and Planning

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Barry Hearn

Adjunct Associate Professor of Trombone and Euphonium

Laura Hearn

Assistant Director for Student Affairs

Willa Henigman, Oboe

Willa Henigman

Guest Artist - Oboe

Nora Henson

Nora Henson

Adjunct Associate Professor of Music Education

DavidHeyde

David Heyde

Adjunct Associate Professor of Horn

Sam Holland

Sam Holland

Algur H. Meadows Dean and Professor of Music

Chad Hoopes with Violin

Chad Hoopes

Professor of Practice in Violin

Haley Hoops

Haley Hoops

Adjunct Associate Professor of Horn

Derrick Horne

Derrick Horne

Professor of Practice in Music
Director of the Meadows Jazz Orchestra

Ronald Houston

Ronald Houston

Adjunct Associate Professor of Viola and Violin

Hyae-Jin Hwang

Hyae-jin Hwang

Lecturer in Piano Pedagogy

Lynne Jackson

Lynne Jackson

Adjunct Lecturer in Wind Pedagogy

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Brian Jones

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Percussion

David Karp

David Karp

Professor of Piano

Alexander Kienle

Alexander Kienle

Adjunct Associate Professor

Camille King

Camille King

Adjunct Associate Professor of Voice

Kara Kirkendoll Adjunct Flute Professor

Kara Kirkendoll Welch

Adjunct Associate Professor, Flute

Diane Kitzman

Diane Kitzman

Adjunct Associate Professor, Violin

Peter Kupfer

Peter Kupfer

Associate Professor of Musicology
Chair, Department of Musicology

Drew Lang

Drew Lang

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Percussion and Co-Coordinator of Percussion Studies

Pierre LaPointe

Pierre Lapointe

Adjunct Associate Professor of Viola

Jon Lee

Jon Lee

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Director of Percussion Ensemble
Co-Coordinator of Percussion Studies

Carol Leone in red shirt

Carol Leone

Professor of Piano, Chair of Piano Studies

Emily Levin

Emily Levin

Adjunct Associate Professor of Harp

Annie Lin

Annie Lin

Adjunct Associate Professor

Janice Lindstrom

Janice Lindstrom

Lecturer, Music Therapy

Michael Lively

Michael Lively

Senior Lecturer in Music Theory

Catharine Lysinger

Catharine Lysinger

Professor of Practice, Piano Performance and Pedagogy, Piano Preparatory Department
Coordinator of Piano Performance and Pedagogy

Darren McHenry

Darren McHenry

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Bass Trombone

Jamal Mohamed

Jamal Mohamed

Adjunct Lecturer, Director of the Meadows World Music Ensemble; Instructor: Percussion Ensemble, Hand Drumming and Ethnic Percussion

Barbara Hill Moore

Barbara Hill Moore

Senior Associate Dean for Faculty and Professor of Voice

Melissa Murray

Melissa Murchison Murray

Senior Lecturer, Music Theory
Associate Director, Division of Music

Naoko Nakamura

Naoko Nakamura

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Harp

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George Nickson

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Percussion

Kristina Nielsen

Kristina Nielsen

Assistant Professor of Musicology

Brian Perry with Double Bass

Brian Perry

Adjunct Associate Professor, Double Bass

Gregory Raden

Gregory Raden

Adjunct Associate Professor of Clarinet

James Richman

James Richman

Adjunct Lecturer, Harpsichord

Ellen Rose

Adjunct Associate Professor, Viola

Paul Schmidt

Paul Schmidt

Adjunct Lecturer in Wind Pedagogy

Julie Scott

Julie Scott, Ph.D.

Professor of Practice in Music Education; Co-Chair, Music Education; Director, SMU Music Educators Workshops

Julie Scott

Alexander Sitkovetsky

Violin

Ed Smith

Ed Smith

Adjunct Lecturer, Vibraphone

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Jason Smith

Senior Lecturer and Vocal Coach

Ted Soluri

Ted Soluri

Adjunct Associate Professor of Bassoon

Barbara Sudweeks

Barbara Sudweeks

Adjunct Professor, Viola

Daniel Tague

Daniel Tague

Assistant Professor and Chair of Music Therapy

Laureen Whitelaw

Laureen Whitelaw

Visiting Assistant Professor of Musicology

WangXi

Xi Wang

Associate Professor of Music Composition and Theory

Can I double major in music and another field of study and keep my music scholarship?

Absolutely! As long as you stay a B.M. or a B.A., you keep your music scholarship.

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CaruthAuditorium

Caruth Auditorium

Concert performances are presented in Caruth Auditorium, a 490-seat concert hall with an acoustical construction that can be "tuned" for any type of musical presentation. Caruth Auditorium is also the home of the splendid C.B. Fisk Opus 101, a 51-stop, 3681-pipe organ used for recitals as well as symphonic and choral concerts.

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