music department faculty have earned degrees from prestigious programs
and are accomplished conductors, performers, and scholars who have
studied under major American musicians.
have been awarded prizes such as the Rockefeller Foundation Grant
for Performance and the Lilly Endowment Fellowship. Faculty performances
include annual recitals, membership in professional orchestras,
and guest soloist appearances. Faculty ensemble conductors are active
as guest clinicians, and faculty members hold prominent positions
in national and state professional music organizations.