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Staff

Ernie Hills

Director, School of Music

  • Office Capistrano Hall 107

  • Phone (916) 278-5155

Thamsyne Brown

Administrative Support

  • Office Capistrano Hall 107

  • Phone (916) 278-5155

Karen Sorenson

Administrative Support

  • Office Capistrano Hall 103

  • Phone (916) 278-5191

Glenn Disney

Events/Facility

  • Office Capistrano Hall 121

John Cozza

Accompanist

  • Office Capistrano Hall 207

  • Phone (916) 278-7479

Daniel Truitt

Instrument Technician

  • Office Capistrano Hall 133

  • Phone (916) 278-6716

Lamar Veasey

Audiovisual Technician

  • Office Capistrano Hall 107

  • Phone (916) 278-6528

Mark Allen

Admissions

  • Office Capistrano Hall 111

  • Phone (916) 278-6543

Michele Vesely

Budget Officer

  • Office Capistrano Hall 105

  • Phone (916) 278-5149

Classical Applied

Laurel Zucker

Professor of Flute

  • Office Capistrano Hall 403

  • Phone (916) 278-7979

  • Specialty & InterestsFLUTE

Deborah Shidler

Professor of Oboe

  • Office Capistrano Hall 455

  • Phone (916) 278-3903

  • Specialty & InterestsOBOE

Sandra McPherson

Professor of Clarinet

  • Office Capistrano Hall 443

  • Phone (916) 278-7482

  • Specialty & InterestsCLARINET

Dr. Keith Bohm

Professor of Saxophone

  • Office Capistrano Hall 451

  • Phone (916) 278-5723

  • Specialty & InterestsSAXOPHONE

Dr. David Wells

Professor of Bassoon

  • Office Capistrano Hall 453

  • Specialty & InterestsBASSOON

Jennie Blomster

Professor of Horn

  • Office Capistrano Hall 442

  • Specialty & InterestsFRENCH HORN

Ari Micich

Professor of Trumpet

  • Office Capistrano Hall 461

  • Phone (916) 278-5194

  • Specialty & InterestsTRUMPET

Joel Elias

Professor of Trombone

  • Office Capistrano Hall 441

  • Phone (916) 278-6950

  • Specialty & InterestsTROMBONE

Julian Dixon

Professor of Tuba

  • Office Capistrano Hall 461

  • Phone (916) 278-5194

  • Specialty & InterestsTUBA

Chris Froh

Professor of Percussion

  • Office Capistrano Hall 447

  • Specialty & InterestsPERCUSSION

Dr. Richard Savino

Professor of Guitar

  • Office Capistrano Hall 401

  • Phone (916) 278-7978

  • Specialty & InterestsGUITAR

Richard Cionco

Professor of Piano

  • Office Capistrano Hall 423

  • Phone (916) 278-7983

  • Specialty & InterestsPIANO, PIANO SERIES

Kirsten Smith

Professor of Piano

  • Office Capistrano Hall 459

  • Phone (916) 278-7986

  • Specialty & InterestsPIANO, CLASS PIANO

Dr. Robin Fisher

Professor of Voice

  • Office Capistrano Hall 449

  • Phone (916) 278-7990

  • Specialty & InterestsVOICE

Claudia Kitka

Professor of Voice

  • Office Capistrano Hall 407

  • Phone (916) 278-7981

  • Specialty & InterestsVOICE

Anna Presler

Professor of Violin

  • Office Capistrano Hall 427

  • Phone (916) 278-5167

  • Specialty & InterestsVIOLIN

Anna Kruger

Professor of Viola

  • Office Capistrano Hall 428

  • Phone (916) 278-4216

  • Specialty & InterestsVIOLA

Andrew Luchansky

Professor of Cello

  • Office Capistrano Hall 425

  • Phone (916) 278-7985

  • Specialty & InterestsCELLO, NEW MILLENNIUM SERIES

Tom Derthick

Professor of String Bass

  • Office Capistrano Hall 424

  • Specialty & InterestsSTRING BASS

Kerstin Allvin

Professor of Harp

  • Office Capistrano Hall 213

  • Specialty & InterestsHARP

Jazz Applied

Mike McMullen

Professor of Saxophone (jazz)

  • Office Capistrano Hall 448

  • Phone (916) 278-5155

  • Specialty & InterestsSAXOPHONE, JAZZ ENSEMBLES

Dr. Steve Roach

Director of Jazz Studies

  • Office Capistrano Hall 463

  • Phone (916) 278-7987

  • Specialty & InterestsTRUMPET

Phil Tulga

Professor of Trombone (jazz)

  • Specialty & InterestsTROMBONE

Steve Homan

Professor of Guitar (jazz)

  • Office Capistrano Hall 107

  • Phone (916) 278-6155

  • Specialty & InterestsGUITAR, JAZZ COMBOS

Dr. Joe Gilman

Professor of Piano (jazz)

Rick Lotter

Professor of Percussion (jazz)

  • Specialty & InterestsDRUMS

Gerry Pineda

Professor of Bass (jazz)

  • Office Capistrano Hall 422

  • Phone (916) 278-5155

  • Specialty & InterestsBASS

Gaw Vang-Williams

Director of Vocal Jazz

  • Office Capistrano Hall 445

  • Phone (916) 278-7497

  • Specialty & InterestsVOICE

Melissa Fulkerson

Professor of Voice (jazz)

  • Office Capistrano Hall 447

  • Specialty & InterestsVOICE

Jacam Mannricks

  • Specialty & InterestsIMPROVISATION

Ensembles / Specialty Areas

Dr. Matthew Morse

  • Office Capistrano Hall 115

  • Phone (916) 278-5155

  • Specialty & InterestsBANDS, CONDUCTING (Bands)

Santiago Sabado

  • Office Capistrano Hall 145A

  • Phone (916) 278-7571

  • Specialty & InterestsMARCHING BAND, PEP BAND

Ryan Murray

  • Office Capistrano Hall 428

  • Phone (916) 278-4216

  • Specialty & InterestsORCHESTRA, OPERA

Dr. Andrew Kreckmann

  • Office Capistrano Hall 421

  • Phone (916) 278-6805

  • Specialty & InterestsCHOIRS, CONDUCTING (Choral)

Dr. Steve Roach

  • Office Capistrano Hall 463

  • Phone (916) 278-7987

  • Specialty & InterestsJAZZ STUDIES

Gaw Vang-Williams

  • Office Capistrano Hall 445

  • Phone (916) 278-7497

  • Specialty & InterestsVOCAL JAZZ

Dr. Stephen Blumberg

  • Office Capistrano Hall 405

  • Phone (916) 278-6472

  • Specialty & InterestsTHEORY AND COMPOSITION

Dr. Scott Perkins

  • Office Capistrano Hall 117

  • Phone (916) 278-7484

  • Specialty & InterestsTHEORY, COMPOSITION, MUSICIANSHIP

Sue Metz

  • Office Capistrano Hall 113

  • Phone (916) 278-6468

  • Specialty & InterestsMUSIC EDUCATION

Dr. Clay Redfield

  • Office Capistrano Hall 123

  • Phone (916) 278-7487

  • Specialty & InterestsMUSIC EDUCATION

Tatiana Scott

  • Office Capistrano Hall 125

  • Specialty & InterestsTHEORY, MUSICIANSHIP

Dr. Sarah Lappas

  • Office Capistrano Hall 125

  • Phone (916) 278-7493

  • Specialty & InterestsHIP-HOP, WORLD MUSIC

Michael Crain

  • Office Capistrano Hall 145

  • Specialty & InterestsMIDI, WORLD MUSIC

Luis Chavez

  • Office Capistrano Hall 119

  • Phone (916) 278-6558

  • Specialty & InterestsTHEORY, MUSICIANSHIP

Dr. Chantal Frankenbach

  • Office Capistrano Hall 127

  • Phone (916) 278-7980

  • Specialty & InterestsMUSIC HISTORY, LITERATURE

Dr. Beverly Wilcox

  • Office Capistrano Hall 145

  • Specialty & InterestsMUSIC HISTORY, LITERATURE

Total Members: 55