Faculty and Staff

Department Chair

Pamela Youngblood, DMA, Chair of the TWU Department of Music and Theatre

Music Education

Vicki Baker, PhD, Coordinator, Elementary and Choral Music Education
Carter Biggers, DMA, Instrumental Music Education (Band) 
Christiane Gilbert
Danielle Woolery, DMA, Instrumental Music Education (Band) 

Music Pedagogy

Christopher Madden, DMA, Piano Pedagogy
Danielle Woolery, DMA, Instrumental Pedagogy
Jennifer Youngs, Vocal Pedagogy

Musicology

Cory Gavito, PhD, Coordinator
Amy Coelho

Piano

Richard Shuster, DMA, Coordinator
I-Ching Chen 
Lerie Dellosa
Christopher Madden, DMA 
Éva Polgár
Adam Salas
Kristin Yost 

Voice

Jennifer Youngs, Coordinator
Brandi Estwick
Beverly Hoch 
Joni Jensen, DMA
Kwan-Kyun Joo 
Heidi Klein 
Michael McGee
Rhonda Rom 
Jeffrey Tarr

Collaborative Pianists

I-Ching Chen 
Hyiyoung Choi 
Jacob Nydegger

Music Therapy

Michael Zanders, PhD, MT-BC, Coordinator
Nicki Cohen, PhD, MT-BC
Debra Dacus, MA, MT-BC
Amanda Sehr, MA, MS, MT-BC

Music Theory and Composition

Paul Thomas, PhD, Coordinator, Theory/Composition/Arranging
José Barnett, Theory 
Joni Jensen, DMA, Choral Arranging 
Jayson Smith, Theory 
Andrew Vagts, Theory 

Ensembles

Carter Biggers, DMA, Director of Bands/Chamber Orchestra
Patti Freeman
Joni Jensen, DMA, Director of Choral Activities
Danielle Woolery, DMA, Clarinet Choir
Pamela Youngblood, DMA, Flute Choir
Jennifer Youngs, Opera Ensemble 

Brass/Percussion

Richard Adams, Trumpet
Andrea Denis, DMA, Horn
Michelle Flowers, DMA, Trombone
Corey Robinson, Percussion
Corey Rom, DMA, Low Brass

Woodwinds

Danielle Woolery, DMA, Instrumental Coordinator, Clarinet
Roy Allen, Jr., Saxophone
Amy Coelho, Flute
Anna May Ghaly, Bassoon
James Hobbs, DMA, Oboe
Pamela Youngblood, DMA, Flute

Strings

Ania Bard-Schwarz, DMA, Violin
Stephen Clink, Viola
Sam Flippin, String Techniques
Jaymee Haefner, DMA, Harp
Alice (Jeong-A) Lee, DMA, Cello
Carlo Pezzimenti, Guitar

Emeritus

Lanelle Blanton
Thomas Brown, PhD
James Chenevert, PhD
Jerry Dawson
John Flohr, EdD 
Nancy Hadsell, PhD 
Joan Wall

Staff

Eric Gonzales, Manager, Music Events and Operations 
Max Parrilla, Manager, Performance Facilities
Lori Richman, Administrative Assistant

Graduate Assistants

Alex Gillen
Melissa Hall
Paula Hartsough
Sarah Hussein
Crysten Ivy
Melinda Najera
Rebecca Nunez-Stubbs
Giovanni Perez
Caitlin Rose
Jessica Taber
David Wright
Jacob Wright

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