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Mountaineer Music Academy Faculty and Staff


Guest Clinicians for Leadership
Gary Rupert , MAMusEd
Tyson Wooters, BMus

Drum Major Arts
Scott Tobias, DMA
Senior Instructor
Adam Leatherman , BMus
Associate Instructor

Section Leadership in Ensembles
Brandon Carbonari, MMus
Associate Instructor
Stephen Lane, MMus
Associate Instructor (also Senior Male Residential Counselor)
Mark Santore, MEd
Senior Instructor - Instrumental Performance
Kym Scott, DMA
Senior Instructor - Choral/Vocal Performance
Jamie Sunshine, MMus
Associate Instructor (also Senior Female Residential Counselor)

Special Guest (tentative)
E. Gordon Gee, JD, EdD

President of West Virginia University, 1981-1985, 2014-present


Austin Anderson

Marching and Conducting (also Male Residential Counselor)

Tayler Morrow
Marching and Conducting (also Female Residential Counselor)


Ryan Pentolino
Equipment Transport and Facilities Setup/Teardown

Academy Administration
Scott Tobias, DMA 
Academy Director

College of Creative Arts Administration
Keith Jackson, DMA
Interim Dean of the College of Creative Arts