Administrative Staff

Isrea L. Butler

Director, School of Music
Phone: 702-895-5776

Parwin Bakhtary

Administrative Assistant II
Office: HFA 125 E
Phone: 702-895-4423

Haik Goomroyan

Facility Attendant
Office: BMC 100B

Robert Mader

Information Technology Specialist
Phone: 702-895-4402

Liliana Garcia

Program Manager
Office: HFA 125B
Mail Code: 5025
Phone: 702-774-4245

Kimberly James, D.M.

Associate Director
Office: HAB1 119
Phone: 702-895-3735

David Zechman

Music Scheduler/ Administrative Assistant III
Office: HFA 125D
Phone: 702-895-4406

Robert Goodale

Piano Technician
Office: BMC 175
Phone: 702-895-0931

Brass and Woodwind Studies

Bill Bernatis

Professor Horn; Graduate Coordinator
Bill Bernatis
Office: HFA 243

John McMurtery, D.M.A.

Flute, Coordinator, Division of Brass and Woodwind Studies
Portrait of John McMurtery
Office: HFA 217
Phone: 702-895-3332

Stephen Caplan, D.M.A.

Oboe
Photo of Steve Caplan
Office: HAB1 112

Bryan Conger

Clarinet
Portrait of Brian Conger

Barbara Hull, D.M.A.

Trumpet
Barbara Hull
Office: HFA 241

Gary Ofenloch

Tuba
Headshot of Gary Ofenloch

Shawna Pennock, D.M.A.

Saxophone
Shawna Pennock.
Office: HAB1 116

Nathan Tanouye, M.M.

Trombone
Nathan Tanouye headshot
Office: HFA 237

Elizabeth Valvano, DMA

Bassoon
Elisabeth Valvano holding a basoon

Choral Studies

Joseph Svendsen, D.M.A.

Director
Joseph Svendsen
Office: HFA 230B

Stephanie Council, D.M.A.

Assistant Professor of Choral Music
Stephanie Council's headshot
Office: BMC 179

David Weiller, M.M.

Professor Emeritus
David Weiller

Composition and Theory

Jennifer Bellor, Ph.D.

Composition/Theory
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Office: HFA 218

Diego Vega, D.M.A.

Composition/Theory
Diego Vega headshot
Office: HFA 233

Viet Cuong

Visiting Assistant Professor, Composition
Man Smiling

Kevin Ure, M.M.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Music Theory
Photo of Kevin Ure

Jocelyn Jensen, Ed.D.

Adjunct Faculty, Theory
Jocelyn Jensen
Office: HFA 135

Julie Ivy

Adjunct Faculty, Theory
Woman Smiling

Erin M. Wente

Adjunct Faculty, Theory
Erin M. Wente

Jazz and Commercial Music

David Loeb, M.M.

Director, Coordinator, Division of Jazz and Commercial Music
David Loeb headshot
Office: HFA 245
Phone: 702-895-3739

Nathan Tanouye, M.M.

Division of Jazz and Commercial Music, Trombone
Nathan Tanouye headshot
Office: HFA 237

Adam Schroeder, M.M.

Assistant Professor, Jazz and Commercial Music
Adam Schroeder
Office: HFA 219

Tom Warrington, M.M.

Professor Emeritus
A man smiling.

Larry Aberman

Adjunct Faculty, Jazz Percussion
Larry Aberman

Alex Clements, D.M.A.

Adjunct Faculty, Jazz Composition and Piano
Alex Clements, D.M.A.

Steve Flora, B.M.

Adjunct Faculty, Jazz Bass
Steve Flora playing strings

Uli Geissendoerfer

Adjunct Faculty, Latin Jazz
Uli Geissendoerfer

Jose “Pepe” Jimenez

Adjunct Faculty, Jazz Percussion
Jose “Pepe” Jimenez

Gil Kaupp

Music Technology and Jazz Trumpet
Gil Kaupp headshot
Office: BMC 143

Rick Keller

Adjunct Faculty, Music Technology, Division of Jazz and Commercial Music
Rick Keller

Jake Langley

Adjunct Faculty, Jazz Guitar
Jake Langley

Jorge Machain

Adjunct Faculty, Jazz Composition and Arranging
A man wearing glasses.

Carlos Mata-Alvarez

Adjunct Faculty, Jazz Composition
Carlos Mata-Alvarez

Michael Spicer, M.M.

Adjunct Faculty, Division of Jazz and Commercial Music
Michael Spicer, M.M.

Julian Tanaka

Adjunct Faculty, Contemporary Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Composition
Julian Tanaka

Shawn Whitmer

Adjunct Faculty, Jazz Keyboard and Arranging
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JoBelle Yonely

Adjunct Faculty, Vocal Jazz
JoBelle Yonely

Keyboard Studies

Mykola Suk, D.M.A.

Coordinator
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Office: HFA 130
Phone: 702-895-4980

Timothy Hoft, D.M.A.

Collaborative Piano Coordinator
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Office: HAB1 113

Katie Leung, M.M.

Collaborative Staff Pianist, Affiliate Assistant Professor of Music
Katie Leung
Office: HFA 226

Spencer Baker, D.M.A.

Collaborative Staff Pianist, Visiting Assistant Professor
Headshot of Spencer Baker
Office: HFA 215

Valeria Ore, M.A.

Valeria Ore headshot
Office: HFA 216

Maria Kolesnyk

Adjunct Faculty, Piano

Music Education

Amy Brown, M.M.

Coordinator of Music Education
Amy's photo
Office: HFA 135

Travis Pardee

Adjunct Faculty
Travis Pardee

Joseph Svendsen, D.M.A.

Joseph Svendsen
Office: HFA 230B

David Weiller, M.M.

Professor Emeritus
David Weiller

Musicology

Anthony Barone, Ph.D.

Coordinator
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Office: HAB1 101/102

Jonathan Lee, Ph.D.

Jonathan Lee
Office: HAB1 105/106

Richard Miller, Ph.D.

Division of Musicology; Ethnomusicology
Richard Miller headshot
Office: HAB1 103/104

Music Technology

Vince Casas

Adjunct Faculty, Music Technology and Music Business
Vince Casas

Arthur Chivis

  Adjunct Faculty, Music Technology and UNLV Recording Studio  

Chuck Foley

Coordinator, Music Technology
Chuck Foley
Office: BMC 145

Sam Friend

Adjunct Faculty, Music Technology
Headshot of Sam Friend

Ron George

Staff Engineer, UNLV Recording Studio

Gil Kaupp

Coordinator, Music Technology and Jazz Trumpet
Gil Kaupp headshot
Office: BMC 143

Rick Keller

Adjunct Faculty, Music Technology, Division of Jazz and Commercial Music
Rick Keller

Opera

Darryl Cooper

Music Director
Darryl Cooper
Office: HFA 133

Linda Lister, D.M.A.

Opera Director
Linda Lister
Office: HFA 127

Orchestral Studies

Taras Krysa, M.M.

Director
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Office: HFA 239
Phone: 702-895-3949

Percussion Studies

Timothy Jones, D.M.A.

Coordinator
Tim Jones

Dean Gronemeier, D.M.A., J.D.

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Office: HFA 207

Kurt Rasmussen, M.M.

Adjunct Faculty
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Luc Brust

Adjunct Faculty
Luc Brust

Gary Cook

Adjunct Faculty
Gary Cook

Rock Music Studies

Timothy Jones, D.M.A.

Coordinator
Tim Jones

Jim McIntosh

Adjunct Faculty
Jim McIntosh

Larry Pellegrino

Adjunct Faculty

String Studies

Kate Hamilton, M.M.

Viola, Associate Professor, String Area
Kate Hamilton
Office: BMC 177

Ambroise Aubrun, D.M.A.

Associate Professor and Coordinator, String Area
Ambroise Aubrun
Office: HAB1 115

Wei-Wei Le, M.M.

Professor, String Area
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Office: HAB1 114

Andrew Smith, D.M.A.

Professor, String Area
Andrew Smith
Office: BMC 181

Brycen Ingersoll

Adjunct Faculty, Double Bass

Louise Vickerman

Harp
Headshot of Sam Vickerman

Vocal Studies

Andre Chiang, D.M.A., PAVA-RV

Co-Coordinator of the Division of Vocal Studies
Andre Chiang photo
Office: HFA 133

Kimberly James, D.M.

Photo of Kimberly James
Office: HAB1 119
Phone: 702-895-3735

Alfonse Anderson, D.M.A.

Alfonse Anderson
Office: HFA 132

Linda Lister, D.M.A.

Linda Lister
Office: HFA 127

Monica Williams-McCullough, D.M.A.

Co-Coordinator of the Division of Vocal Studies
A woman smilng.
Office: HFA 129

Wind Band Studies

Thomas Leslie, M.Ed.

Director
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Office: HFA 223
Phone: 702-895-4830

Anthony LaBounty, M.S.

Director
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Office: HFA 221
Phone: 702-895-3733

Zane Douglass

Visiting Instructor, Associate Conductor UNLV Wind Orchestra
Office: HFA 223