Thanksgiving Break
Nov. 26, All day
Thanksgiving Break
Nov. 27, All day
Thanksgiving Break
Nov. 28, All day
Thanksgiving Break
Nov. 29, All day
Thanksgiving Break
Nov. 30, All day

WBB vs. Georgetown
Nov. 23, 02:00 pm
MBB vs. Rider
Nov. 24, 07:00 pm
Volleyball vs. West Virginia
Nov. 26, 06:00 pm
WBB vs. Iona
Nov. 26, 08:00 pm
Volleyball vs. Oklahoma
Nov. 29, 12:00 pm

School of Music Faculty


School of Music faculty exemplify superior teaching in classrooms, rehearsals halls, studios and performance venues. Faculty employ traditional practices, contemporary theories and emerging technologies to provide instruction to varied constituencies. Developing instructional competencies and a desire for further learning is an especially important component of our mission.


Band

Photo of Paul Popiel
Director, Bands
785-864-3367
124 B Murphy Hall
Photo of Matthew O. Smith
Associate Director, Bands, Director, Marching Jayhawks
785-864-3367
124 D Murphy Hall
Sharon Toulouse
Assistant Director, Bands
785-864-4460
124 C Murphy Hall

 

Applied Wind and Percussion Faculty

Sarah Frisof, flute
Dr. Margret Marco, oboe
Dr. Eric Stromberg, bassoon
Dr. Stephanie Zelnick, clarinet
Vince Gnojek, saxophone
Steve Leisring, trumpet
Dr. Paul Stevens, horn
Dr. Michael Davidson, trombone
Scott Watson, tuba and euphonium
Ji Hye Jung, percussion

Administrative Assistant
Leslie O'Neil, Administrative Associate Sr.

Graduate Conducting Associates
Michael Mapp
Chad Simons

Graduate Teaching Assistants
Eric Olesiak
Von Hansen
John Brabant
Patrick Timmis
Stephen Preisner
Anna Scott
Jason Tacker
Megan Hipp

Student Office Staff
Chris Agnew
Marsha Hanenberger
Kyle Stringer
Debera Thompson

Brass & Percussion

Photo of Michael Davidson
Associate Professor, Trombone, Director, Division of Brass & Percussion
785-864-9699
320 Murphy Hall
Photo of Ji Hye Jung
Assistant Professor, Percussion
785-864-4558
113 Murphy Hall
Steve Leisring
Associate Professor, Trumpet
785-864-4457
128 Murphy Hall
Photo of Paul Stevens
Associate Professor, Horn, Associate Dean for Facilities and Infrastructure
785-864-4525
314 Murphy Hall
Photo of Scott Watson
Professor, Tuba/Euphonium
785-864-9738
120 Murphy Hall

Choral

Photo of Mariana Farah
Associate Director, Choral Activities
785-864-9723
326 Murphy Hall
Photo of Paul Tucker
Director, Choral Activities
785-864-9739
336 Murphy Hall

Jazz

Photo of Dan Gailey
Professor, Director, Division of Jazz Studies
785-864-4389
122 Murphy Hall
Photo of Brandon Draper
Lecturer, Jazz Studies
115 Murphy Hall
KU Placeholder card
Lecturer, Jazz Studies
115 Murphy Hall
Photo of Jeff Harshbarger
Lecturer, Jazz Studies
785-864-3436
115 Murphy Hall
KU Placeholder card
Lecturer, Jazz Studies
785-864-3436
115 Murphy Hall

Music Education & Music Therapy

Photo of Martin Bergee
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Professor, Music Education and Music Therapy, Emphasis: Instrumental Music Education
785-864-9746
400 Murphy Hall
Photo of Cynthia Colwell
Professor, Music Education & Music Therapy, Director, Music Therapy
785-864-9635
432 Murphy Hall
Photo of Jacob Dakon
Assistant Professor, Music Education & Music Therapy, Emphasis: String Music Education
785-864-4518
218 Murphy Hall
Photo of James Daugherty
Associate Professor, Choral/Vocal Pedagogy, Director, Graduate Studies in Music Education & Music Therapy
785-864-9637
448 Murphy Hall
Photo of Abbey Dvorak
Assistant Professor, Music Education & Music Therapy, Emphasis: Music Therapy
785-864-9636
448 Murphy Hall
Robert Foster
Professor, Music Education & Music Therapy, Emphasis: Instrumental Music Education
785-864-3326
408 Murphy Hall
Photo of Deanna Hanson-Abromeit
Assistant Professor, Music Education & Music Therapy, Emphasis: Music Therapy
785-864-9632
448 A Murphy Hall
Photo of Debra Hedden
Professor, Music Education & Music Therapy, Director, Music Education, Emphasis: General Music Education
785-864-9638
448 J Murphy Hall
Photo of Christopher Johnson
Professor, Music Education & Music Therapy, Director, Division of Music Education & Music Therapy, Emphasis: Instrumental Music Education
785-864-9633
410 Murphy Hall
Photo of Dena Register
Associate Professor, Music Education & Music Therapy, Emphasis: Music Therapy
785-864-9634
448 B Murphy Hall

Music Theory & Music Composition

Photo of James Barnes
Professor, Music Theory & Music Composition
785-864-4514
222 Murphy Hall
Photo of Bryan Haaheim
Associate Professor, Music Theory & Music Composition
785-864-9743
424 Murphy Hall
Photo of Scott Murphy
Associate Professor, Music Theory, Director, Division of Music Theory & Music Composition
785-864-2229
220 Murphy Hall
Photo of Brad Osborn
Assistant Professor, Music Theory
785-864-9586
332 Murphy Hall
Photo of Forrest Pierce
Associate Professor, Music Composition
785-864-9688
436 Murphy Hall
Photo of David Alan Street
Assistant Professor, Music Theory
785-864-9748
226 Murphy Hall

Musicology

Photo of Roberta Freund Schwartz
Associate Professor, Musicology, Director, Division of Musicology
785-864-9737
434 Murphy Hall
Photo of Paul Laird
Professor, Musicology
785-864-9716
334 Murphy Hall
Photo of Alicia Levin
Assistant Professor, Musicology
785-864-9578
216 Murphy Hall
Colin Roust
Assistant Professor, Musicology
785-864-3436
117 Murphy Hall
Photo of Ketty Wong-Cruz
Associate Professor, Ethnomusicology
785-864-9747
438 Murphy Hall

Orchestra

Director, Orchestral Activities
785-864-4499
126 Murphy Hall

Organ & Church Music

Photo of Michael Bauer
Professor, Organ & Church Music
785-864-9744
346 Murphy Hall
Photo of Elizabeth Egber-Berghout
Associate Professor, Carillon and Organ, University Carillonneur
785-864-4464
344 Murphy Hall
Photo of James Higdon
Dane and Polly Bales Professor of Organ, Director, Division of Organ and Church Music
785-864-2797
Bales Recital Hall

Photo of Anna Myeong
Lecturer, Organ & Church Music
785-864-3436
Photo of Kevin Vogt
Lecturer, Organ & Church Music
785-864-3436

 

 

 

Piano

Photo of Ellen Bottorff
Lecturer, Collaborative Piano
785-864-9088
318 Murphy Hall
Michael Kirkendoll
Assistant Professor, Piano
785-864-9643
310 Murphy Hall
Photo of Richard Reber
Professor of Piano
785-864-9643
Murphy Hall, Rm. 310
Photo of Scott McBride Smith
Cordelia Brown Murphy Professor of Piano Pedagogy
785-864-1470
304 Murphy Hall
Steven Spooner
Associate Professor, Piano
785-864-9707
312 Murphy Hall
Photo of Jack Winerock
Professor, Piano, Director, Division of Piano
785-864-9644
308 Murphy Hall

Strings

Photo of Peter Chun
Associate Professor, Viola
785-864-9735
342 Murphy Hall
Photo of Edward Laut
Professor, Violoncello
785-864-9659
316 Murphy Hall
Photo of Véronique Mathieu
Assistant Professor, Violin, Director, Division of Strings
785-864-9757
422 Murphy Hall
Richard Ryan
Lecturer, Double Bass
Photo of Erin Wood
Lecturer, Harp
785-760-2973
119 Murphy Hall

Voice & Opera

Photo of Julia Broxholm
Associate Professor, Voice, Director, Division of Voice
785-864-9447
414 Murphy Hall
Photo of Joyce Castle
University Distinguished Professor, Professor, Voice
785-864-9741
420 Murphy Hall
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Associate Professor, Musical Director, KU Opera
785-864-9745
214 A Murphy Hall
Photo of Maria Kanyova
Assistant Professor, Voice
785-864-9718
338 Murphy Hall
Photo of Genaro Mendez
Associate Professor, Voice
785-864-9730
416 Murphy Hall
 Photo of John Stephens
Professor, Voice
785-864-9617
306 Murphy Hall

Woodwinds

Photo of Sarah Frisof
Assistant Professor, Flute
785-864-9618
204 Murphy Hall
Vince Gnojek, saxophone
Professor, Saxophone
785-864-4476
202 Murphy Hall
Photo of Margret Marco
Associate Professor, Oboe, Director, Division of Woodwinds
785-864-9719
340 Murphy Hall
Photo of Eric Stomberg
Professor, Bassoon, Associate Dean for Performance Activities
785-864-9717
224 Murphy Hall
Photo of Stephanie Zelnick
Associate Professor, Clarinet
785-864-9740
418 Murphy Hall

Friends of the School of Music

Reach Out Kansas, Inc., Smithyman & Zakoura Chartered and KU Music Concert Series 2014-2015

Music students present hundreds of public concerts every year
Students perform in KU choirs, concert bands, pep bands, ensembles, symphony orchestra, and jazz combos
The school owns one of the greatest jazz record collections in the world
KU Wind Ensemble performed the world premiere of the symphony "In the Shadow of No Towers" at Carnegie Hall
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
26 prestigious Rhodes Scholars — more than all other Kansas colleges combined
Nearly $290 million in financial aid annually