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Music Faculty & Staff

Wittenberg music faculty teach a variety of courses, including conducting, music appreciation, music education, music history, music theory, popular music, and world music.

Department Chair

Brandon Jones

Brandon Jones
Professor & Department Chair
Conducting, Music Education, Music Technology, Music History
Symphonic Band, Coordinator of Instrumental Music
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Music Audition Coordinator

Daniel Kazez

Daniel Kazez
Professor & Music Audition Coordinator
Music Theory, World Music, Cello, Bass
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Music Department Assistant

Emily Burnett

Emily Burnett
Music Department Assistant
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tel: 937-327-7341 (or 800-677-7558, ext. 7341)
fax: 937-327-7347

Krieg Hall (the music building)

  • Building address
    Wittenberg University
    Music Department - Krieg Hall
    632 Woodlawn Ave.
    Springfield, OH 45504

  • Mailing address
    Wittenberg University
    Music Department - Krieg Hall
    200 West Ward St.
    Springfield, OH 45504

Faculty & Staff

Lori Akins

Lori Akins
Adjunct Instructor
Flute
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Colvin Bear

Colvin Bear
Adjunct Instructor
French Horn
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Crystal Behan

Crystal Behan
Adjunct Instructor
Voice
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Kent Brooks

Kent Brooks
Adjunct Instructor
IMANI Gospel Choir
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Christopher Durrenberger

Christopher Durrenberger
Professor
Piano, Music Fundamentals
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Trudy Faber

Trudy Faber
Professor Emerita
Adjunct Instructor

Organ, Piano, Harpsichord
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Charles Grogan

Charles Grogan
Adjunct Instructor
Composition
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Lisa Grove

Lisa Grove
Adjunct Instructor
Oboe
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Katherine Harford

Katherine Harford
Adjunct Instructor
Chamber Orchestra
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Joseph Hesseman

Joseph Hesseman
Adjunct Instructor
Bassoon
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Betsey Hofeldt

Betsey Hofeldt
Adjunct Instructor
Violin, Viola
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Andrew Jones

Andrew Jones
Adjunct Instructor
Tuba, Euphonium
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Brandon Jones

Brandon Jones
Professor, Chair of the Department
Conducting, Music Education, Music Technology, Music History
Symphonic Band, Coordinator of Instrumental Music
email

Daniel Kazez

Daniel Kazez
Professor & Music Audition Coordinator
Music Theory, World Music, Cello, Bass
email

David Leapley

David Leapley
Adjunct Instructor
Trumpet
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William Mattox

William Mattox
Adjunct Instructor
Voice
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Jeanne Norton

Jeanne Norton
Adjunct Instructor
Harp
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Lawrence (Skip) Pitzer

Lawrence (Skip) Pitzer
Adjunct Instructor
Classical Guitar
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David Schubert

David Schubert
Professor
Voice, Lyric Diction, Vocal Pedagogy, Music Appreciation
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Denver Seifried

Denver Seifried
Adjunct Instructor
Trombone
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Diane Slagle

Diane Slagle
Staff Accompanist
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Mark Smarelli

Mark Smarelli
Adjunct Instructor
Percussion
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Laurie Smith

Laurie Smith
Staff Accompanist
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Garin Webb

Garin Webb
Adjunct Instructor
Saxophone
Jazz Ensemble
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Richard York

Richard York
Adjunct Instructor
Clarinet
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Erik Zinter

Erik Zinter
Assistant Professor
Music Education, Choral Conducting, Choral Methods, Aural Skills
Wittenberg Choir, Wittenberg Singers, Director of Choral Activities
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