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Faculty

Michael Ibrahim, Interim Director
Woodwinds
Nina Assimakopoulos, Flute
Cynthia Anderson, Oboe
Lynn Hileman, Bassoon
John Weigand, Clarinet
Joel Diegert, Saxophone

Brass

John Winkler, Trumpet
Jonas Thoms, Horn
Brian Plitnik, Trombone
Carson McTeer, Tuba/Euphonium


Percussion

George Willis
Brian Wolfe, Drumset
Michael Vercelli, World Music

Strings

Mikylah Myers, Violin
Andrea Priester Houde, Viola
Erin Ellis, Cello
Andrew Kohn, Double Bass
Anthony Ambroso, Guitar
John Posey, Guitar
Christine Mazza, Harp

Ensembles

Mitchell Arnold, Director of Orchestra
Stephen Lytle, Associate Director of Bands
James Kenon Mitchell, Director of Opera
Kym Scott, Director of Choral Activities
Jared Sims, Director of Jazz
Scott Tobias, Director of Bands
Michael Vercelli, Director of World Music

Composition and Theory

Matthew Heap
Andrew Kohn
David Taddie
Yu-Chun Chien
Jay Chattaway, Distinguished Composer in Residence

Lecturers

Sara Beattie
Todd Burge
Timothy DeWitt
Jacob Kopcienski
Rebecca Kreider
Kevin Milliken
Adam Osmianski
Katherine Palumbo
Chuck Perryman
Alyssa Schwartz
Kathleen Shannon
Mariana Whitmer
Renee Wyatt

Musicology & Ethnomusicology

Evan MacCarthy
Travis Stimeling
Michael Vercelli
C.B. Wilson

Music Education

Jason Gossett
Angela Munroe
Sandra Schwartz

Keyboard

Peter Amstutz, Piano
Ching-Wen Hsiao, Piano
Lucy Mauro, Piano
William Haller, Organ, Emeritus
Konstantinos Valianatos, Lecturer
Sun Jung Lee, Staff Accompanist
Hooi Yin Boey, Staff Accompanist

Voice

Hope Koehler, Voice
Laura Knoop Very, Voice
Rob Chafin, Voice
William Koehler, Voice
James Kenon Mitchell, Opera Coach

Recording Technology

Mark Benincosa

Music Industry

Darko Velichkovski
Paige Levy
Steve Wonsiewicz

Music Therapy

Dena Register
Amy Rodgers Smith

Jazz

Jared Sims
Anthony Ambroso
Joe Badaczewski
Clifford Barnes
Lisa Bleil
Paul Thompson

Brian Wolfe


Staff

Jodie Marie Lewis, Administrative Associate
Tim Richards, Piano Technician
Lamar Riddick, Program Assistant, Bands
Karen Taddie, Community Music Program Coordinator


A listing of Faculty Emeriti is included in the WVU Catalog.

Books and Recordings by School of Music faculty