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Faculty by Area

Faculty A-Z CMDA Administration & Staff

Area Coordinator = Area Coordinator

Administration

Todd Queen
Dean, College of Music & Dramatic Arts

Stephen David Beck
Derryl & Helen Haymon Professor of Music
Director, School of Music
Associate Dean, CMDA

Joshua Ledet
Administrative Assistant

Allie Prest
Academic Counselor

Griffin Campbell
Julian R & Sidney Nicolle Carruth Professor of Saxophone
Associate Director for Undergraduate Studies

Joseph Skillen
Professor of Tuba/Euphonium
Associate Director for Graduate Studies

Division Chairs
James Byo – Music Education
Carl Prince Matthies Memorial Professor of Music Education

Willis Delony – Keyboard/Piano
Aloysia Barineau Professor of Keyboard Studies and Professor of Jazz Studies

Andreas Giger – Musicology
Louise and Kenneth L. Kinney Professor of Opera
Professor, Musicology

Robert Grayson – Voice
Edith Killgore Kirkpatrick Professor of Voice

Griffin Campbell – Woodwinds
Julian R & Sidney Nicolle Carruth Professor of Saxophone

Bands
Damon S. Talley
Associate Professor
Director, Bands

Roy King
Director, Athletic Bands

Dennis Llinás
Assistant Professor
Associate Director, Bands

Linda Saucier
Administrative Coordinator, Bands

Brass and Percussion
Brett Dietz
Associate Professor, Percussion

Steven Menard
Assistant Professor, Trombone

Area CoordinatorSeth Orgel
Professor, Horn

Brian Shaw
Associate Professor, Trumpet & Jazz Studies

Joseph Skillen
Professor, Tuba/Euphonium
Associate Director for Graduate Studies

Vance Woolf
Instructor, Trumpet

Choral Studies
Area CoordinatorJohn Dickson
Director, Choral Studies
Galante Chair in Choral Music Education
Stephanie Landry Barineau Professor

Trey Davis
Assistant Professor
Assistant Director, Choral Studies

Laurence Hebert
Instructor, Gospel Choir

Composition
Stephen David Beck
Derryl & Helen Haymon Professor of Music
Director, School of Music
Associate Dean, CMDA

Area CoordinatorDinos Constantinides
Boyd Professor

Experimental Music & Digital Media
Area CoordinatorJesse Allison
Assistant Professor, Experimental Music & Digital Media

Stephen David Beck
Derryl & Helen Haymon Professor of Music
Director, School of Music
Associate Dean, CMDA

Edgar Berdahl
Assistant Professor, Experimental Music and Digital Media, CCT

Jazz Studies
William Grimes
E. & D. White Professor of Music
Keyboard/Piano
Willis Delony
Aloysia Barineau Professor of Keyboard Studies and Professor of Jazz Studies

Dianne Frazer
Professional-in-Residence, Collaborative Piano

Jan Grimes
Professional-in-Residence, Collaborative Piano

Area CoordinatorMichael Gurt
Paula G. Manship Distinguished Professor of Piano

Pamela Pike
Associate Professor, Piano Pedagogy

Gregory Sioles
Associate Professor, Piano

Herndon Spillman
Carolyn Botkin Mattax/Herndon Spillman Professor of Organ Studies

Music Education
Sarah Bartolome
Assistant Professor, Music Education

Melissa Brunkan
Assistant Professor, Music Education

Area CoordinatorJames Byo
Carl Prince Matthies Memorial Professor of Music Education

Jane Cassidy
Alumni Professor Evelyn Orman Professor of Music Education

Evelyn Orman
Professor, Music Education

Music Theory
Inessa Bazayev
Assistant Professor, Music Theory

Area CoordinatorRobert Peck
Professor, Music Theory

Jeffrey Perry
Professor, Music Theory

Daniel Shanahan
Assistant Professor, Music Theory

Musicology
Brett Boutwell
Associate Professor, Musicology

Area CoordinatorAndreas Giger
Louise and Kenneth L. Kinney Professor of Opera
Professor, Musicology
Head of Academic Division

Blake Howe
Assistant Professor, Musicology

Alison McFarland
Associate Professor, Musicology

Orchestral Studies
Carlos Riazuelo
Associate Professor
Director, Orchestral Studies
Strings
Elias Goldstein
Assistant Professor, Viola

Lin He
Associate Professor, Violin

Eric Liffmann
Instructor, Guitar

Espen Lilleslatten
Associate Professor, Violin

Area CoordinatorDennis Parker
Professor, Cello

Yung-chiao Wei
Professor, Double Bass

Gabriela Werries
Instructor, Harp

Voice
Lori Bade
Neil S. & Boyd H. McMullan Professor of Voice

Michael Borowitz
Assistant Professor, Voice
Opera Coach

Robert Grayson
Edith Killgore Kirkpatrick Professor of Voice

Dennis Jesse
Assistant Professor, Voice

Dugg McDonough
Mary Barrett Fruehan Associate Professor
Director, LSU Opera

Sandra Moon
Assistant Professor, Voice

Terry Patrick-Harris
Professional-in-Residence, Voice

Area CoordinatorLoraine Sims
Associate Professor, Voice

Woodwinds
Darrel Hale
Assistant Professor, Bassoon

Griffin Campbell
Julian R & Sidney Nicolle Carruth Professor of Saxophone
Associate Director for Undergraduate Studies

Deborah Chodacki
Associate Professor, Clarinet

Johanna Cox
Associate Professor, Oboe

Area CoordinatorKatherine Kemler
Charles and Mary Barre Alumni Professor of Flute