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About the Keyboard Department

Department chair: Karen Ann Krieger

The collegiate piano faculty consists of Professors Amy Dorfman, Karen Ann Krieger, Craig Nies, and Melissa Rose.

Piano majors may request Professor Dorfman, Krieger, or Nies for solo piano study. Requests for a studio teacher are honored if teaching loads and studio space allow.

Amy Dorfman:  solo piano, chamber music/accompanying, Blakemore Trio

Karen Ann Krieger:  solo piano, piano pedagogy, accelerated keyboard harmony, chairs the collegiate piano department

Craig Nies:  solo piano, piano performance class, piano literature

Melissa Rose:  accompanying techniques, vocal/instrumental accompanying and chamber music, and Associate Dean

Precollege department chair: Heather Conner

Recommended audition repertoire for the Keyboard Department


Faculty

Heather Conner
Senior Artist Teacher of Piano; Chair of the Precollege Piano Program; Co-Chair of the Keyboard Department; Coordinator of Precollege Scholarships
Email
615-322-7699
2178 Blair
Karen Ann Krieger
Associate Professor of Piano and Piano Pedagogy; Co-Chair of the Keyboard Department
Email
Website
615-322-7671
1168 Blair
Martha Bartles
Adjunct Senior Artist Teacher of Piano
Email
615-322-7689
2182 Blair
Lauren Jackson Coplan
Adjunct Artist Teacher of Piano
Email
615-322-4930
1172 Blair
Amy Dorfman
Professor of Piano
Email
Website
615-322-7688
2180 Blair
Edward Foote
Adjunct Instructor in Piano
Email
615-343-3090
1163 Blair
ChiHee Hwang
Senior Artist Teacher of Piano
Email
615-322-7670
1170 Blair
 Sheree Koutsoukos
Adjunct Artist Teacher of Piano
Email
615-322-4927
1169 Blair
Maureen May
Adjunct Instructor in Piano
Email
(615) 322-4927
1169 Blair
Valerie Middleton
Adjunct Senior Artist Teacher of Piano
Email
(615) 322-4940
3112 Blair
Craig Nies
Associate Professor of Piano
Email
(615) 322-7652
3165 Blair
Jama A. Reagan
Senior Artist Teacher of Piano
Email
(615) 322-4938
2184 Blair
Melissa K. Rose
Associate Dean, Collegiate Program
Associate Professor of Piano
Email
615-322-7693
1113B Blair
Roland A. Schneller
Senior Artist Teacher of Piano
Email
(615) 322-7653
2178 Blair
Patsy B. Wade
Adjunct Artist Teacher of Piano
Email
(615) 322-4909
2111 Blair
Mark W. Wait
Dean; Martha Rivers Ingram Dean's Chair
Professor of Music
Email
615-322-7660
1113A Blair
 Deanna Walker
Adjunct Artist Teacher of Piano
Email
Website
(615) 322-7699
3110 Blair