Students of the School of Creative Arts | Music (SoCA) have access to some of the finest faculty in the country. Private lessons are taught by active, successful professionals who are able to model the high standard they encourage in their students. Academic courses are taught by composers and researchers with international reputations for excellence. Our faculty are focused on the success of our students, while maintaining significant and inspiring professional activities.
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Dr. Philip Adamson, Dr. Matthew Tozer, and Mr. Michael Karloff
Dr. Janice Waldron
Dr. Sally Bick, Dr. Mary Paquette-Abt
Dr. Amy Clements-Cortes, Internship Supervisor
Dr. Brent Lee, Dr. Matthew Tozer
Ms. Lesley Andrew, Ms. Peggy Dwyer, Ms. Shahida Nurullah, Ms. Liyan Sun
Dr. Bruce Kotowich, Director of Choirs; Prof. Emeritus of Music Richard Householder
Ms. Shahida Nurullah - voice, Mr. Jeffrey Price - jazz/pop woodwinds, Mr. Robert Fazecash - jazz/pop brass, Mr. Michael Karloff, jazz/pop piano, Mr. Vaughn Klugh - guitar and arranging
Dr. Liesel Deppe - flute, Ms. Faith Scholfield - oboe, Mr. Trevor Pittman - clarinet, Mr. Jeffrey Price - saxophone, Dr. Eric Varner - bassoon
Mr. Ross Turner - trumpet, Mr. Robert Fazecash - jazz/pop brass, Mr. Timothy Lockwood - horn, Mr. Michael Stone - trombone, Dr. Robert Benton - tuba/euphonium,
Dr. Nicholas Papador, Mr. Julian Jeun.
Dr. Philip Adamson, Mr. Alde Calongcagong, Mr. Michael Karloff- Jazz/pop piano, Prof. Emeritus Dr. E. Gregory Butler, Prof. Emeritus David Palmer - organ
Adjunct Prof. Lillian Scheirich - violin, Mr. Nicholas Penny - viola, Mr. Andrew McIntosh - cello, Mr. Gregory Sheldon - double bass, Ms. Amy Ley - harp
Adjunct Prof. Steven Dearing - classical guitar; Mr. Vaughn Klugh - Jazz/pop guitar, Jazz arranging; Mr. Tyler Sasso - guitar technique