Faculty & Staff

Mauro Botelho

Mauro Botelho
Ph.D. University of Michigan

Theory. Specialties include music of the late baroque and classical periods, especially in the aspect of rhythm.

Ross Fenimore

Ross Fenimore
Ph.D. University of California, Los Angeles

Musicology. Specializes in the cultural criticism of music with an emphasis on popular music and interdisciplinary methods of research and teaching.

Bill Lawing

Bill Lawing
D.M.A. The Cleveland Institute of Music

Jazz Ensemble Director. Specialties include trumpet performance, music production, jazz, and American Musical Theatre.

Neil Lerner

Neil Lerner
Ph.D. Duke University

Musicology. Specialties include: music, sound, and screen media; and music of the United States. 

Raymond Sprague

Raymond Sprague
D.M.A. University of Colorado, Boulder

Choral Director Emeritus. Specialities include music history and women's choral literature.

Jennifer Stasack

Jennifer Stasack
D.M.A. University of Cincinatti College, Conservatory of Music

Composition. Specialties include chamber, percussion, and choral composition, and world music.

Tara Villa Keith

Tara Villa Keith
D.M.A. University of South Carolina

Orchestra Director. Specialties include French music from the turn of the twentieth century, with particular focus on the orchestral repertoire of Maurice Ravel.