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Department of Music

Music Faculty  » Tenure Track

 

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Dr. Diane Baxter
Professor,
Collaborative Piano, Ethnomusicology
DMA - University of Oregon (1985)
e-mail: baxterd@wou.edu
phone: (503) 838-8542
biography

Tom Bergeron

Dr. Tom Bergeron, Head
Professor, Theory, Saxophone,
Brazilian Music
DMA - University of Oregon (1989)
e-mail: berge@wou.edu
phone: (503) 838-8802
biography

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Dr. Kevin M. Walczyk
Professor, Graduate Music Coordinator
Composition Studies
DMA - University of North Texas (1994)
e-mail: keveli@wou.edu
phone: (503) 838-8274
biography

Kevin Helppie

Dr. Kevin Helppie
Professor, Vocal Studies
Opera Scenes, Rock History
DMA - University of Washington (1995)
e-mail: helppik@wou.edu
phone: (503) 838-8876
biography

Keller Coker

Dr. Keller Coker
Professor, Music History
Jazz Studies
DMA - University of Southern California (1996)
e-mail: cokerk@wou.edu
phone: (503) 838-8276
biography

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Dr. James "Ike" Nail
Associate Professor,
Instrumental Studies & Conducting
DMA - University of Texas, Austin (1977)
e-mail: naili@wou.edu
phone: (503) 838-8341
biography

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Dr. Dirk Freymuth
Assistant Professor,
Audio Production & Early Music
DMA - University of Southern California
e-mail: freymutd@wou.edu
phone: (503) 838-8874
biography

 

 

Music Faculty  » Non-Tenure Track

Brass & Percussion 

Isaac Andrew, Tuba

Mike Bevington, Trombone

Jaimie Hall, Trumpet | biography

Mary Ruth Helppie, Horn

Dr. Christopher Whyte, Percussion | biography

Collaborative Piano 

Jackie Morelli, Collaborative piano

Composition & Theory 

Dr. Alexander LaFollett, Composition

Gordon Lee, Musicianship | biography

Dr. William Whitley, Composition, theory & aural skills | biography

Jazz & American Vernacular Studies 

Adam Bates, Jazz studies | biography

Mel Brown, Summer jazz camp | biography

Gordon Lee, Jazz piano, jazz history | biography

Mike Snyder, Drum set

Christopher Woitach, Jazz guitar | biography

Recording Technologies 

Mike Moore, Recording engineering | biography

Strings 

Katherine Couch-Parks, Violoncello

John Doan, Classical guitar | biography

Page Hndemer, String & electric bass | biography

Karl Raschkes, Violin & viola

Support Areas 

Dr. Solveig Holmquist, Musical theatre | biography

Dr. Charles Mueller, Music history

Dax Smith, Elementary music education

Voice 

Sherry Alves, Vernacular voice

Dr. Jan Nelson, Voice

Woodwinds 

Cindie Bartels, Clarinet

Erin Hanson, Bassoon

Catherine Lee, Oboe | biography

Sandy Norman Duffy, Flute

Contact

The Music Department (503) 838-8275 | or e-mail: lcaligu@wou.edu
Location: Smith Hall

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