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Faculty

Michael Ibrahim, Director
Woodwinds
Nina Assimakopoulos, Flute
Cynthia Anderson, Oboe
Lynn Hileman, Bassoon
John Weigand, Clarinet
Jeffrey Siegfried, Saxophone

Brass

John Winkler, Trumpet
Jonas Thoms, Horn
Hakeem Bilal, Trombone
Carson McTeer, Tuba/Euphonium


Percussion

George Willis
Brian Wolfe, Drumset
Michael Vercelli, World Music

Strings

Mikylah Myers, Violin
Lauretta Werner, Violin
Andrea Priester Houde, Viola
Erin Ellis, Cello
Andrew Kohn, Double Bass
John Bagnato, Guitar
Lauren Starkey, Class Guitar
Christine Mazza, Harp

Ensembles

Mitchell Arnold, Director of Orchestra
Stephen Lytle, Associate Director of Bands
Matthew McCurry, Assistant 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

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

Lecturers

Sara Beattie
Todd Burge
Timothy DeWitt
Rebecca Kreider
Adam Osmianski
Katherine Palumbo
Chuck Perryman
Stacey Russell
Natalie Shafer
Renee Wyatt

Musicology & Ethnomusicology

Teresita Lozano
Evan MacCarthy
Travis Stimeling
Michael Vercelli

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

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

Recording Technology

Mark Benincosa

Music Industry

Joshua Swiger
Darko Velichkovski
Paige Levy
Steve Wonsiewicz

Music Therapy

Hannah Ivey Bush
Ryan Carroll
Grace Lauzon
Lauren Starkey

Jazz

Jared Sims
Joe Badaczewski 
John Bagnato
Lisa Bleil
Thomas Harrison
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