Administration

Jeffrey Bush

Jeffrey Bush
Professor, Director of the School of Music
bushje@jmu.edu
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Mary Jean Speare

Mary Jean Speare
Professor, Director of Graduate Studies and Admissions, Associate Director of the School of Music
spearemj@jmu.edu
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William Posey

William G. Posey
Director of Concert and Support Services
poseywg@jmu.edu
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Jeanette Zyko

Jeanette Zyko, Oboe
Assistant Professor
Director of Undergraduate Music Admissions
music_admit@jmu.edu
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Brass Professors

Chris Carrillo

Chris Carrillo, Trumpet
Associate Professor, Brass/Percussion Area Coordinator
carrilcj@jmu.edu
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Composition Professors and Instructors

Jason Haney

Jason Haney
Professor, Composition/Theory Area Coordinator
haneyjx@jmu.edu
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Ensemble Directors

Stephen Bolstad

Stephen P. Bolstad
Professor, Director of Bands
Ensemble Area Coordinator
bolstasp@jmu.edu
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Scott Rikkers

Scott Rikkers
Director of the Marching Royal Dukes, Assistant Director of Bands
rikkersd@jmu.edu
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Amy Birdsong

Amy Birdsong
Assistant Director of Bands, Director of Pep Band
birdsoae@jmu.edu
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Jo-Anne van der Vat-Chromy

Jo-Anne van der Vat-Chromy
Associate Professor, Director of Choral Activities
vanderjx@jmu.edu
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Bryce Hayes

W. Bryce Hayes
Associate Professor, Associate Director of Choral Activities
hayeswb@jmu.edu
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Chuck Dotas

Chuck Dotas
Professor, Director of Jazz Studies
dotascj@jmu.edu
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David Stringham

David Stringham
Associate Professor, Music and Human Services Minor Coordinator
stringda@jmu.edu
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Foster Beyers

Foster Beyers
Assistant Professor
Director of Orchestras
beyersfj@jmu.edu
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Don Rierson

Don Rierson
Associate Professor, Director of Opera and Music Theatre
riersodg@jmu.edu
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Jazz Professors and Instructors

Chuck Dotas

Chuck Dotas
Professor, Director of Jazz Studies
dotascj@jmu.edu
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Music Education Professors and Instructors

William Dabback

William Dabback
Professor, Music Education Coordinator
dabbacwm@jmu.edu
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David Stringham

David Stringham
Associate Professor, Music and Human Services Minor Coordinator
stringda@jmu.edu
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Jo-Anne van der Vat-Chromy

Jo-Anne van der Vat-Chromy
Associate Professor, Director of Choral Activities
vanderjx@jmu.edu
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Bryce Hayes

W. Bryce Hayes
Associate Professor, Associate Director of Choral Activities
hayeswb@jmu.edu
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Jesse Rathgeber

Jesse Rathgeber
Assistant Professor

Music Industry Professors and Instructors

David Cottrell

David Cottrell
Professor, Music Industry Coordinator
cottredx@jmu.edu
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Music Library Professors and Staff

Brian Cockburn

Brian Cockburn
Professor, Head of the Music Library
cockbuba@jmu.edu
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Music Theory Professors and Instructors

Jason Haney

Jason Haney
Professor, Composition/Theory Area Coordinator
haneyjx@jmu.edu
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Musicology and Ethnomusicology Professors and Instructors

Pedro Aponte

Pedro Aponte
Associate Professor, Musicology Area Coordinator
apontepr@jmu.edu
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Mary Jean Speare

Mary Jean Speare
Professor, Director of Graduate Studies and Admissions, Associate Director of the School of Music
spearemj@jmu.edu
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Percussion Professors and Instructors
Piano Professors and Instructors

Lori Piltz

Lori Piitz, Piano
Associate Professor, Piano Area Coordinator
piitzle@jmu.edu
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Strings Professors and Instructors
Diane Phoenix-Neal

Diane Phoenix-Neal, Viola
Assistant Professor

Sam Suggs

Sam Suggs, Bass
Assistant Professor

Voice Professors and Instructors

Don Rierson

Don Rierson
Associate Professor, Director of Opera and Music Theatre
riersodg@jmu.edu
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Jo-Anne van der Vat-Chromy

Jo-Anne van der Vat-Chromy
Assistant Professor, Director of Choral Activities
vanderjx@jmu.edu
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Bryce Hayes

W. Bryce Hayes
Associate Professor, Associate Director of Choral Activities
hayeswb@jmu.edu
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Woodwinds Professors and Instructors

Jeanette Zyko

Jeanette Zyko, Oboe
Assistant Professor
Director of Undergraduate Music Admissions
zykojm@jmu.edu
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David Pope

David Pope, Saxophone
Professor, Woodwind Area Coordinator
popedj@jmu.edu
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