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Faculty by Area

Faculty A-Z CMDA Administration & Staff

Area Coordinator = Area Coordinator; listed first

Administration

Todd Queen
Dean, College of Music & Dramatic Arts

Joshua Ledet
Administrative Assistant

Allie Prest
Academic Counselor

Griffin Campbell
Associate Director for Undergraduate Studies
J. Franklin Bayhi Alumni Professor of Saxophone

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

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

Griffin Campbell – Woodwinds
Associate Director for Undergraduate Studies
J. Franklin Bayhi Alumni Professor of Saxophone

Willis Delony – Keyboard/Piano
Virginia Martin Howard Professor of Piano & Jazz Studies

John Dickson
Director of Choral Studies
Galante Chair in Choral Music Education
Stephanie Landry Barineau Professor of Choral Studies

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

Robert Grayson – Voice
Edith Killgore Kirkpatrick Professor of Voice

Damon S. Talley
Associate Professor
Director of Bands

Bands

Damon S. Talley Area Coordinator
Associate Professor
Director of Bands

Roy King
Director of Athletic Bands

Dennis Llinás
Assistant Professor
Associate Director of Bands

Linda Saucier
Administrative Coordinator, Bands

Brass and Percussion
Seth Orgel Area Coordinator
Professor, Horn

Brett Dietz
Associate Professor, Percussion

Steven Menard
Assistant Professor, Trombone

Brian Shaw
Associate Professor, Trumpet & Jazz Studies

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

Vance Woolf
Instructor, Trumpet

Choral Studies

John Dickson Area Coordinator
Director of Choral Studies
Galante Chair in Choral Music Education
Stephanie Landry Barineau Professor of Choral Studies

Trey Davis
Assistant Professor
Associate Director of Choral Studies

Laurence Hebert
Instructor, Gospel Choir

Composition
Dinos Constantinides Area Coordinator
Boyd Professor

Stephen David Beck
Derryl & Helen Haymon Professor of Music

Experimental Music & Digital Media
Jesse Allison Area Coordinator
Assistant Professor, Experimental Music & Digital Media

Stephen David Beck
Derryl & Helen Haymon Professor of Music

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

Jazz Studies
William Grimes
E. & D. White Professor of Music
Keyboard/Piano
Michael Gurt Area Coordinator
Paula G. Manship Distinguished Professor of Piano

Willis Delony
Virginia Martin Howard Professor of Piano & Jazz Studies

Dianne Frazer
Professional-in-Residence, Collaborative Piano

Jan Grimes
Professional-in-Residence, Collaborative 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
James Byo Area Coordinator
Carl Prince Matthies Memorial Professor of Music Education

Sarah Bartolome
Assistant Professor, Music Education

Melissa Brunkan
Assistant Professor, Music Education

Jane Cassidy
Roy & Margaret Gianelloni Alumni Professor of Music Education

Evelyn Orman
Professor, Music Education

Music Theory
Robert Peck Area Coordinator
Professor, Music Theory

Inessa Bazayev
Assistant Professor, Music Theory

Jeffrey Perry
Professor, Music Theory

Daniel Shanahan
Assistant Professor, Music Theory

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

Brett Boutwell
Associate Professor, Musicology

Blake Howe
Assistant Professor, Musicology

Alison McFarland
Associate Professor, Musicology

Orchestral Studies
Carlos Riazuelo
Associate Professor
Director of Orchestral Studies
Strings
Dennis Parker Area Coordinator
Derryl & Helen Haymon Professor of Cello

Elias Goldstein
Assistant Professor, Viola

Lin He
Associate Professor, Violin

Eric Liffmann
Instructor, Guitar

Espen Lilleslatten
Associate Professor, Violin

Yung-chiao Wei
Professor, Double Bass

Gabriela Werries
Instructor, Harp

Voice
Loraine Sims Area Coordinator
Associate Professor, 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 of LSU Opera

Sandra Moon
Assistant Professor, Voice

Terry Patrick-Harris
Professional-in-Residence, Voice

Woodwinds
Katherine Kemler Area Coordinator
Charles and Mary Barre Alumni Professor of Flute

Griffin Campbell
J. Franklin Bayhi Alumni Professor of Saxophone
Associate Director for Undergraduate Studies

Deborah Chodacki
Associate Professor, Clarinet

Johanna Cox
Associate Professor, Oboe

Darrel Hale
Assistant Professor, Bassoon