Faculty and Staff

Okyerema Gyane-Kwame Ahima
Adjunct Instructor in Music
Email
Sally R. Ahner
Lecturer in Music
Email
Website
615-322-7651
Amy Alley
Adjunct Artist Teacher of Kindermusik
Email
615-293-4181
1197 Blair
Celia Applegate
William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of History; Associate Chair of the History Department; Affiliate Professor of Musicology and Ethnomusicology
Email
615-343-1983
Calhoun 108
Roland Barber
Adjunct Associate Professor of Trombone and Jazz Studies
Adjunct Associate Professor of Trombone and Jazz Studies
Email
Martha Bartles
Adjunct Senior Artist Teacher of Piano
Email
615-322-7689
2182 Blair
Gregory F. Barz
Professor of Musicology (Ethnomusicology); Associate Professor of Religion
Email
Website
615-343-5177
2124 Blair
Darlene Bethke
Accounting Assistant
Email
615-322-4208
1127 Blair
Mary Biddlecombe
Adjunct Artist Teacher of Chorus; Artistic Director of Blair Children's Choruses
Email
615-343-3167
1185 Blair
Tucker Biddlecombe
Associate Professor and Director of Choral Activities; Director of the Music Teacher Education Program (Ma5)
Email
Website
615-322-5801
1109C Blair
Emelyne M. Bingham
Senior Lecturer in the Teaching of Music
Email
615-322-4924
1189 Blair
Odie Blackmon
Lecturer in Music
Email
Website
Jessica Blackwell
Adjunct Artist Teacher of Violin
Email
615-322-4911
2104 Blair
 Mat Britain
Adjunct Instructor in Music
Email
615-322-4933
1180 Blair
 Alison Brown
Adjunct Artist Teacher of Banjo

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Steve Buckingham
Adjunct Instructor in Music History
Email
Joy H. Calico
Professor of Musicology
Email
615-322-7677
1195 Blair
Kimberly Cioffi
Program Assistant, Development and Alumni Relations
Email
615-322-4205
2100 West End Ave., 12th Floor
Christine Claffey
Scheduling Coordinator
Email
615-322-7508
1199 Blair
Dale Cockrell
Professor of Musicology, Emeritus
Abi Coffer
Adjunct Artist Teacher of Flute
Email
Website
615-322-4913
Blair 2123
Jeff Coffin
Adjunct Instructor of Jazz Saxophone
Email
Website
615-322-4917
2118 Blair
Matt Combs
Adjunct Instructor in Fiddling and Violin
Email
Website
615-322-8826
1193 Blair
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
Peter Cooper
Senior Lecturer in Music History and Literature
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Website
Lauren Jackson Coplan
Adjunct Artist Teacher of Piano
Email
615-322-4930
1172 Blair
Thomas Crespo
Director of Admissions
Email
Website
615-322-7679
Blair 1125
Cynthia J. Cyrus
Vice Provost for Learning and Residential Affairs; Professor of Musicology; Affiliated Faculty in Women's and Gender Studies
Email
615-322-5041
101 Kirkland Hall
G.R. Davis
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Tuba
Email
615-646-6817
1176 Blair
Paul Deakin
Senior Lecturer in Music Theory
Email
615-322-5825
3104 Blair
Joseph T. DeBusk
Supervisor of Technical Services
Email
615-322-4919
1103A Blair
Philip Dikeman
Associate Professor of Flute
Email
615-322-7661
2120 Blair
Amy Dorfman
Professor of Piano
Email
Website
615-322-7688
2180 Blair
Bruce Dudley
Adjunct Instructor in Jazz Piano
Email
615-322-4938
2184 Blair
Cynthia Estill
Senior Artist Teacher of Bassoon
Email
615-322-4938
2184 Blair
Edward Foote
Adjunct Instructor in Piano
Email
615-343-3090
1163 Blair
Robin P. Fountain
Professor of Conducting; Director of the Vanderbilt University Orchestra
Email
615-343-3168
1109A Blair
Robert Webb Fry
Senior Lecturer in Music History and Literature
Email
615-343-3092
3128 Blair
Norma B Gandy
Operations Officer
Email
615-322-7660
1113 Blair
Kirsten Cassel Greer
Adjunct Artist Teacher of Cello
Email
615-322-4921
1160 Blair
Jen Gunderman
Assistant Professor of Musicology

615-322-4913
2123 Blair
Erin Hall
Adjunct Artist Teacher of Violin
Email
615-322-7668
1191 Blair
 Robert Halliburton
Business Officer
Email
615-322-7654
1131 Blair
Ben Harris
Senior Lecturer in Vocal Music
Email
615-322-4937
2171 Blair
Jared Hauser
Associate Professor of Oboe
Email
615-875-8390
2109 Blair
Cornelia L. Heard
Valere Potter Chair at the Blair School of Music; Professor of Violin; Chair of the Strings Department
Email
Website
615-322-7681
3102 Blair
Michael S. Hime
Senior Lecturer in Music Literature
Email
615-343-3166
2126 Blair
Rachel Hobbs
Concerts Manager
Email
615-322-7658
1199 Blair
Carolyn Huebl
Professor of Violin
Email
Website
615-322-5814
3159 Blair
ChiHee Hwang
Senior Artist Teacher of Piano
Email
615-322-7670
1170 Blair
Jun Iwasaki
Adjunct Professor of Violin
Bil Jackson
Associate Professor of Clarinet
Email
615-322-7664
2114 Blair
Amy K. Jarman
Senior Lecturer in Voice; Chair of the Voice Department
Email
615-322-7684
1166 Blair
Licia Jaskunas
Adjunct Artist Teacher of Harp
Email
Molly Jewell
Assistant Director of Admissions
Email
615-322-6181
1123 Blair
 Sara Newman Johnson
Adjunct Artist Teacher of Suzuki Violin
Email
615-322-4909
2111 Blair
 Michael Jones
Circulation Coordinator
Email
615-936-7043
2134B Blair
Ji Hye Jung
Associate Professor of Percussion; Director of the Percussion Program
Email
615-322-7669
1188 Blair
Jerry Kimbrough
Adjunct Associate Professor of Guitar
Email
Website
615-343-6360
1190 Blair
Jane B. Kirchner
Associate Professor of Flute, Emerita
Email
John Kochanowski
Associate Professor of Viola
Email
Website
615-322-7686
1183 Blair
Peter Kolkay
Associate Professor of Bassoon; Chair of the Woodwinds Department
Email
615-322-4918
2116 Blair
Mitchell Korn
Adjuct Professor of Music and Community
Adjunct Professor of Music and Educational Outreach
Email
615-322-8587
3130 Blair
 Sheree Koutsoukos
Adjunct Artist Teacher of Piano
Email
615-322-4927
1169 Blair
Karen Ann Krieger
Associate Professor of Piano and Piano Pedagogy; Co-Chair of the Keyboard Department
Email
Website
615-322-7671
1168 Blair
Patrick Kunkee
Adjunct Associate Professor of Trumpet
Email
615-646-6817
1176 Blair
Michael Kurek
Associate Professor of Composition
Email
Website
615-322-7667
2113 Blair
 Kathryn Ladner
Adjunct Artist Teacher of Flute
Email
615-322-4913
2123 Blair
Tom Langmesser
Precollege and Adult Program Registrar
Email
615-322-7655
1133 Blair
Zada Law
Adjunct Artist Teacher of Dulcimer
Email
 Cassandra D. Lee
Senior Artist Teacher of Clarinet
Email
615-322-7685
2173 Blair
Douglas A. Lee
Professor of Musicology, Emeritus
Email
 Stanley B. Link
Associate Professor of the Philosophy and Analysis of Music
Email
615-322-4920
2106 Blair
Gilbert A. Long
Adjunct Associate Professor of Tuba
Email
Website
615-936-6817
1176 Blair
Jim Lovensheimer
Associate Professor of Musicology; Chair of the Department of Musicology and Ethnomusicology
Email
615-322-7675
2119 Blair
Melanie Lowe
Associate Professor of Musicology
Email
615-343-3169
2108 Blair
Craig Madole
Director of Nashville Youth Repertory Orchestra
Email
615-322-5815
3165 Blair
Bradley D. Mansell
Adjunct Artist Teacher of Cello
Email
615-322-4909
2111 Blair
Sara Manus
Music Librarian for Public Services
Email
615-322-8686
2151 Blair
Maureen May
Adjunct Instructor in Piano
Email
(615) 322-4927
1169 Blair
Christina McGann
Adjunct Artist Teacher of Violin
Email
Website
2104 Blair
Jennifer Q. McGuire
Senior Lecturer in Collaborative Piano
Email
615-343-3164
2167 Blair
Joshua McGuire
Senior Lecturer in Aural Skills
Email
Website
(615) 322-6891
2121 Blair
Sasha Metcalf
Visiting Assistant Professor of Musicology
Email
3155 Blair
Edgar Meyer
Adjunct Associate Professor of Bass

Website
(615) 322-4933
1180 Blair
Stephen Miahky
Joseph Joachim Professor of Violin
Email
Website
(615) 322-7682
3100 Blair
Ryan Middagh
Senior Lecturer in Jazz Studies; Director of Jazz Studies
Email
Website
615-343-3109
2130 Blair
Valerie Middleton
Adjunct Senior Artist Teacher of Piano
Email
(615) 322-4940
3112 Blair
Cheri Montgomery
Senior Lecturer in Voice
Email
Website
615-322-4935
1182 Blair
 Craig E. Nelson
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Bass

(615) 322-4933
1180 Blair
Tyler Nelson
Associate Professor of Voice
Email
Website
Carol Reiner Nies
Adjunct Senior Artist Teacher of Conducting; Director of the Nashville Youth Orchestra Program
Email
(615) 322-5815
3165 Blair
Craig Nies
Associate Professor of Piano
Email
(615) 322-7652
3165 Blair
Leslie Norton
Associate Professor of Horn
Email
(615) 343-5157
3108 Blair
Virginia Faxon Payne
Associate Dean for Development and Alumni Relations
Email
615-322-7678
2100 West End Ave., 12th Floor
 Robert W. Pearcy
Adjunct Associate Professor of Mandolin
Email
(615) 322-7688
1182 Blair
Erin Charles Perez
Lecturer in the Teaching of Music
Email
(615) 322-0805
1146 Blair
Derrek C. Phillips
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Jazz Drumset
Email
(943) 420-8893
1153 Blair
Joe Rea Phillips
Senior Artist Teacher of Guitar
Email
Website
(615) 322-7698
2128 Blair
Marianne Ploger
Associate Professor of Music Perception and Cognition; Director of the Musicianship Program
Email
(615) 343-9065
2110 Blair
Crystal D. Plohman
Senior Artist Teacher of Fiddling
Senior Artist Teacher of Suzuki Violin
Email
(615) 343-6360
1190 Blair
Kathryn C. Plummer
Professor of Viola
Email
Website
(615) 322-7666
1187 Blair
Tracy Prentice
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Voice
Email
615-322-7164
3157 Blair
 Susan Ramsay
Adjunct Artist Teacher of Orff/Kodaly Methods
Email
Jama A. Reagan
Senior Artist Teacher of Piano
Email
(615) 322-4938
2184 Blair
Daniel Reinker
Adjunct Associate Professor of Viola
Email
(615) 322-7671
1170 Blair
 Joel Reist
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Double Bass
Email
(615) 322-4933
1180 Blair
Lindsey Reymore
Research and Development Assistant to the Director of the Musicianship Program
Email
(772) 486-8177
 Robert Rich
Reference Assistant
Email
(615) 322-7171
2151 Blair
Melissa K. Rose
Associate Dean, Collegiate Program
Associate Professor of Piano
Email
615-322-7693
1113B Blair
Michael Alec Rose
Associate Professor of Composition
Email
Website
(615) 322-5817
2102 Blair
Lee Rowe
Adjunct Artist Teacher of Dulcimer
Email
Jacob Schaub
Librarian
Email
(615) 322-3022
2151 Blair
Pamela R. Schneller
Associate Dean, Precollege and Adult Program
Senior Lecturer in Choral Music
Email
(615) 343-5614
2104 Blair
Roland A. Schneller
Senior Artist Teacher of Piano
Email
(615) 322-7653
2178 Blair
Douglas Shadle
Assistant Professor of Musicology
Email
Website
615-322-8868
Blair 3155
Gayle Shay
Associate Professor of Voice; Director of Vanderbilt Opera Theatre
Email
615-322-7687
3106 Blair
Jose Sibaja
Associate Professor of Trumpet
Email
Website
615-322-4931
Blair 1178
 Helena Simonett
Assistant Professor of Latin-American Studies; Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music History and Literature
Email
(615) 322-2527
230 Buttrick Hall
Christina Simpson
Adjunct Senior Artist Teacher of Suzuki Violin
Email
615-974-9447
2111 Blair
Michael Slayton
Associate Professor of Composition and Theory; Chair of Composition & Theory Department
Email
Website
(615) 322-7673
2107 Blair
Carl F. Smith Jr.
Senior Lecturer in Music Composition and Theory; Coordinator of Music as a Second Major
Email
(615) 322-4912
3114 Blair
Carol F. Smith
Senior Artist Teacher of Suzuki Violin; Director of the Suzuki Program
Email
(615) 322-7665
1161 Blair
Holling Smith-Borne
Director
Email
(615) 322-5227
2151 Blair
Roger A. Spencer
Adjunct Artist Teacher of Jazz Ensemble
Email
(615) 646-6817
1176 Blair
Addie Sullivan
Associate Director of Alumni Relations and Stewardship
Email
615-343-7819
2100 West End Ave., 12th Floor
Christian Teal
Joseph Joachim Professor of Violin, emeritus
Email
Richard Todd
Adjunct Associate Professor of Guitar
Email
615-322-7698
2128 Blair
Celeste Halbrook Tuten
Senior Artist Teacher of Suzuki Violin
Email
(615) 322-7694
1192 Blair
Brian Utley
Senior Lecturer in Saxophone
Email
(615) 322-4917
2118 Blair
 Mary Kathryn Vanosdale
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Violin
Email
(615) 322-4924
1189 Blair
Thomas E. Verrier
Senior Band Conductor and Director of Wind Ensembles
Email
615-322-5802
1109B 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
Felix Wang
Professor of Cello
Email
Website
(615) 322-7683
3161 Blair
 Glen Wanner
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Bass
Email
(615) 330-4509
1180 Blair
Alison Warford
Administrator of the Blair Children's Chorus
Email
(615) 343-3167
1185 Blair
Christina Watson
Adjunct Lecturer in Voice; Director of Blair Jazz Choir
Email
Website
Kristin Whittlesey
Director of External Relations
Email
(615) 322-7656
1135 Blair
 Roger Wiesmeyer
Adjunct Associate Professor of Oboe
Email
(615) 322-8826
1193 Blair
William Wiggins
Associate Professor of Percussion
Email
(615) 322-7680
1186 Blair
 Matt Wilder
Lecturer in Music
Email
(615) 322-7651
Anne Hall Williams
Adjunct Senior Artist Teacher of Suzuki Cello
Email
(615) 322-7668
1191 Blair
David Binns Williams
Senior Lecturer in Musicianship and Choral Studies
Director of the Vanderbilt Concert Choir; Director of the Vanderbilt Community Chorus
Email
(615) 322-7164
3157 Blair
Jeremy Wilson
Associate Professor of Trombone, Chair of the Brass Department
Email
Website
615-322-7676
1164 Blair