Faculty by Division

Carole Blankenship, Department Chair 

History and Literature
Vanessa Rogers*
John Bass 
Thomas Bryant
Tyler Fritts
Francisco Lara
Zac Osmo
Debbie Smith

Theory and Composition
Courtenay Harter
Thomas Bryant
Evan Williams
David Shotsberger

Keyboard Performance
Thomas Bryant
Dennis Janzer, organ
Brian Ray 
Debbie Smith
Gerald Stephens (jazz)
Kate Stimson
Yukiko Whitehead

Vocal Performance
Carole Blankenship
Joyce Cobb (jazz)
Sandra Franks
Paul Murray
Marcus King

Orchestral Performance
Jenny Davis, flute
Courtenay Harter, oboe
Rena Feller, clarinet
Susanna Whitney, bassoon
Leander Star, horn
Mike McKenzie, trumpet
Mark Vail, trombone/tuba
Mike Assad, percussion
Gina Neupert, harp
Andy Yu, violin
Jane Schranze, viola
Iren Zombor, cello
Sara Chiego, double bass

Guitar Performance
John Ross*
John Bass
David Lay

Jazz Performance
Mike Assad, drums/percussion
John Bass, guitar
Roy Brewer, jazz violin
Gerald Stephens, piano
Tim Goodwyn, bass
Carl Wolfe, saxophone

Ensembles
Ellen Koziel, Women's Chorus
David Shotsberger, Jazz 
William Skoog, Choral* 
Evan Williams, Instrumental
 

Staff
John Bass, director, Mike Curb Institute of Music 
Erika Pope, Musical Arts Coordinator 
Brian Ray, Keyboard Collaborative Artist
Debbie Smith, Accompanist
Ting Ting Yao, accompanist
Dennis Holland, Piano Technician
Jacob Church, Recording Technician

*Area coordinator