Faculty and Staff - University of Houston
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Meet the Faculty

DIRECTOR OF THE MOORES SCHOOL OF MUSIC
Courtney Crappell 

Band

David Bertman Director of Bands
Dana Pradervand Associate Director, Bands, Division Head, Winds and Brass
Jamey Kollar Marching Percussion Coordinator
Cameron Kubos Director of Athletic Bands and Spirit Groups

Brass

Mark Barton Affiliate Artist in Tuba
Mark Hughes Affiliate Artist in Trumpet
Robert Johnson Affiliate Artist in French Horn
Brian Kauk Affiliate Artist in Trombone
Gavin Reed Affiliate Artist in French Horn
Jim Vassallo Affiliate Artist in Trumpet
Dan Vinson Affiliate Artist in Euphonium
Robert Walp Affiliate Artist in Trumpet

Choral Studies

Charles Hausmann Professor of Choral Studies
Jeb Mueller Associate Director of Choral Studies
Betsy Weber Director of Choral Studies

Composition

Rob Smith Professor and Coordinator of Composition, Director of AURA Contemporary Ensemble
Marcus Maroney Associate Professor of Composition, Director of Graduate Studies
David White Professor of Composition

Conducting

Raymond Harvey Clinical Associate Professor of Opera
Franz Krager Director of Orchestral Studies

Music Education

Cora Bigwood Lecturer in Music Education
Julie Derges Associate Professor of Music Education, Division Head of Music Education
Erin Hansen Assistant Professor of Music Education
Anna Langley  Lecturer in Music Education
Laura McGregor Lecturer in Music Education
Cory Meals Assistant Professor in Music Education
Mary Neeley Stevens Student Teaching Supervisor
Janwin
Overstreet-Goode
Student Teaching Supervisor
Chapman Welch Lecturer

Jazz

Noe Marmolejo Director of Jazz Studies
Michael Wheeler Affiliate Artist in Guitar

Keyboard

Timothy Hester Professor of Piano, Division Head of Piano, Director of Keyboard Collaborative Arts
Tali Morgulis Associate Professor of Piano
Daryl Robinson Assistant Professor of Organ, Division Head of Organ Studies
Andrew Staupe Assistant Professor of Piano
Brian Suits Instructional Assistant Professor
Todd Van Kekerix Assistant Professor in Piano Pedagogy
Ying Zhu Lecturer

Musicology

Paul Bertagnoli Associate Professor of Musicology
Matthew Dirst Professor and Coordinator of Musicology
Barbara Rose Lange Professor of Ethnomusicology
Howard Pollack Professor of Musicology
Katherine L. Turner Lecturer 

Opera

Buck Ross Director, Moores Opera Center
Raymond Harvey Clinical Associate Professor of Opera, Opera Conducting

Percussion

Alec Warren Instructional Assistant Professor of Percussion
Blake Wilkins Professor of Percussion, Division Head of Percussion 

Strings

Wayne Brooks Affiliate Artist in Viola
Estelle Choi Affiliate Artist in Cello
Andrzej Grabiec Affiliate Artist in Violin
Anthony Kitai Affiliate Artist in Cello
Suzanne LeFevre Instructional Associate Professor of Viola
Ertan Torgul Affiliate Artist in Violin
Dennis Whittaker  Instructional Associate Professor of Double Bass
Kirsten Yon Associate Professor of ViolinDivision Head of Strings

Music Technology & Appreciation

Carl Welch Lecturer in Music Technology

Music Theory

Paul Garza Lecturer
Timothy Koozin Professor and Coordinator of Music Theory
Ji Yeon Lee Professor of Music Theory
Nancy Murphy Assistant Professor of Music Theory
John Snyder Professor of Music Theory

Voice

Zachary Averyt Affiliate Artist in Voice and Pedagogy
Cynthia Clayton Professor of Voice, Coordinator of Voice Area Activities, Director of Undergraduate Studies
Joesph Evans Professor of Voice, Division Head of Voice Studies 
Timothy Jones Professor of Voice
Dominique McCormick Affiliate Artist of Voice
Melanie Sonnenberg Professor of Voice
Hector Vàsquez Instructional Associate Professor of Voice 

Woodwind

Adam Dinitz Affiliate Artist in Oboe/English Horn
Aralee Dorough Affiliate Artist in Flute
Jonathan Fischer Affiliate Artist in Oboe
Randall Griffin Affiliate Artist in Clarinet
Mark Nuccio Affiliate Artist in Clarinet
Chester Rowell Affiliate Artist in Clarinet
Peggy Russell Affiliate Artist in Flute
Melissa Suhr Affiliate Artist in Flute
Elise Wagner Affiliate Artist in Bassoon
Woody Witt Affiliate Artist in Saxophone

Meet the Staff

Alan Austin Artistic Director of the Immanuel and Helen Olshan Texas Music Festival
Jason Burton  Building Coordinator, Assistant Theater Manager
Cynthia Clayton Director of Undergraduate Studies
Karina Duran  Department Business Administrator
Sarah Hardin Administrative Assistant 
Kelly Ibarra Admissions Manager
Kristi Johnson Theater Manager
Nicole Kenley-Miller Opera Production Manager 
Shannon Langman Patron Relations Coordinator
Tonasha Laws  Office Coordinator 
Marcus Maroney Director of Graduate Studies
Stacia Morgan Dunn Academic Advisior III
Charmaine Paladan Business Administrative Assistant 
Corbin Sturch Piano Technician
Sixto Wagan Director, Center for Art and Social Engagement
Carrie Young Director, Academic Affairs and Student Success
Katherine L. Turner Associate Director, Moores School of Music