Students of the School of Creative Arts | Music (SoCA) have access to some of the finest faculty in the country. Private lessons are taught by active successful professionals who are able to model the high standard they encourage in their students. Academic courses are taught by composers and researchers with international reputations for excellence. Our faculty are focused on the success of our students, while maintaining significant and inspiring professional activities.
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Dr. Philip Adamson, Mr. Michael Karloff and Dr. Matthew Tozer
Dr. Janice Waldron
Dr. Sally Bick, Dr. Mary Paquette-Abt
Dr. Brent Lee, Mr. Michael Karloff, Mr. Vaughan Klugh Dr. Matthew Tozer
Ms. Lesley Andrew, Ms. Peggy Dwyer, Ms. Shahida Nurullah, Dr. Jennifer Swanson
Dr. Bruce Kotowich, Director of Choirs; Prof. Emeritus of Music Richard Householder
Ms. Shahida Nurullah - voice, Mr. Jeffrey Price - jazz/pop woodwinds, Mr. Robert Fazecash - jazz/pop brass, Mr. Michael Karloff, jazz/pop piano, Mr. Vaughn Klugh - guitar and arranging, Mr. Jeff Pedraz - bass
Dr. Laurel Swinden - flute, Ms. Faith Scholfield - oboe, Mr. Trevor Pittman - clarinet, Mr. Jeffrey Price - saxophone
Mr. Ross Turner - trumpet, Mr. Robert Fazecash - jazz/pop brass, Mr. Timothy Lockwood - horn, Mr. Michael Stone - trombone, Mr. Travis Scott - tuba/euphonium,
Dr. Nicholas Papador, Mr. Julian Jeun.
Dr. Philip Adamson - classical piano, Mr. Michael Karloff- Jazz/pop piano, Prof. Emeritus Dr. E. Gregory Butler - classical piano, Prof. Emeritus David Palmer - organ
Adjunct Prof. Lillian Scheirich - violin, Mr. Nicholas Penny - viola, Mr. Andrew McIntosh - cello, Mr. Gregory Sheldon - double bass, Ms. Amy Ley - harp
Adjunct Prof. Steven Dearing - classical guitar, Mr. Vaughn Klugh - Jazz/pop guitar, Jazz arranging