Faculty

Full-time Faculty
José Aponte, Lecturer. Latin Jazz Lab.
Tony Baker, Associate Professor. Applied jazz trombone. Primary division: Instrumental Studies.
Jennifer Barnes, Assistant Professor. Director of Vocal Jazz, Director of Jazz Singers.
Rodney Booth, Lecturer. Applied jazz trumpet, Director of Jazz Repertory Ensemble, Jazz Aural Fundamentals, Small group coaching.
Richard DeRosa, Associate Professor, Director of Composition and Arranging
Rosana Eckert, Senior Lecturer. Applied vocal jazz, Vocal Jazz Techniques, Songwriting, Pedagogy for Non-Classical Voice
Fred Hamilton, Professor. Applied jazz guitar, improvisation, rhythm section master class.
Stefan Karlsson, Professor. Applied jazz piano, improvisation, small groups, rhythm section master class.
Brad Leali, Associate Professor. Applied jazz saxophone, Three O'Clock Lab Band, jazz performance fundamentals for saxophone.
John Murphy, Professor. Division chair; jazz history, analysis, and research methods.
Jay Saunders, Principal Lecturer. Applied jazz trumpet, Two O'Clock Lab Band, introduction to jazz recordings.
Lynn Seaton, Associate Professor. Applied jazz bass, improvisation, rhythm section master class.
Ed Soph, Professor. Applied jazz drumset, rhythm section master class.
Mike Steinel, Professor. Applied jazz trumpet, improvisation, pedagogy of jazz, jazz trumpet performance fundamentals.

Emeritus Faculty
Dan Haerle
James Riggs
Paris Rutherford
Neil Slater

Adjunct Faculty
Dan Haerle, Applied Jazz Piano
Stockton Helbing, Music Industry Entrepreneurship
Noel Johnston, Applied jazz guitar
Chris McGuire, Improvisation, Jazz Repertory Ensemble, Introduction to Jazz Recordings
Rich McLure, Applied jazz guitar
Brian Piper, Applied jazz voice and piano
Chris Seiter, Applied jazz trombone
Paul Stephens, Applied jazz lead trumpet

Teaching Fellows and Teaching Assistants, 2014-2015
Sarina Bachleitner, arranging
Justin Binek, voice
Patrick Carr, lab band, piano fundamentals
Camille DeVore, voice
Cindy Dicken, voice
Gabriel Evens, arranging
Alex Fraile, saxophone
Julie Gray, U-Tubes
Aaron Hedenstrom, lab band, saxophone
Jack Helsley, bass
Ryan Howe, voice
Keith Karns, lab band, theory
Daniel Mathews, lab band
David Morgenroth, small groups, piano
Sergio Pamies, Zebras, piano
Niels Rosendahl, saxophone (fall only)
Joakim Toftgard, lab band, trombone fundamentals
Garrett Wingfield, saxophone
Drew Zaremba, lab band, arranging

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