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Department of Music

Music Faculty  » Tenure Track

 

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

Tom Bergeron

Dr. Tom Bergeron
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. Bruce Mayhall Rastrelli
Associate Professor,
Choral Conducting & Choirs
DMA - University of Oklahoma
e-mail: mayhallb@wou.edu
phone: (503) 838-8437
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

Ben Garrett, Horn

Jaimie Hall, Trumpet | biography

Dr. Christopher Whyte, Percussion | biography

Collaborative Piano 

Jackie Morelli, Collaborative piano

Cassio Vianna, Collaborative piano | biography

Composition & Theory 

Gordon Lee, Musicianship | biography

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

Jazz & American Vernacular Studies 

Adam Bates, Jazz studies | biography

Mel Brown, Drum set & summer jazz camp | biography

Gordon Lee, Jazz piano, improvisation, jazz history | biography

Cassio Vianna, Jazz piano, vernacular accompanist | biography

Christopher Woitach, Jazz guitar | biography

Recording Technologies 

Mike Moore, Recording engineering | biography

Strings 

Katherine Couch-Parks, Violoncello

John Doan, Classical guitar | biography

Glen Moore, String & electric bass | biography

Yvonne Hsueh, Violin & viola | biography

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 Kirkpatrick, Voice

Woodwinds 

Andie Andeen, Oboe

Cindie Bartels, Clarinet

Erin Hanson, Bassoon

Sandy Norman Duffy, Flute

Contact

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

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