Faculty and Staff

Music Faculty Fall 2013

Click on the names of the faculty and staff listed below for more information.


Dr. Benjamin Caton, Piano Area Coordinator
Dr. Chih-long Hu
Jerilyn Paolini 


Dr. Matthew Potterton, Director of Choral & Vocal Activities
Karen Smith, Director of Opera Workshop
Dr. Sun-Joo Oh
Dr. Alan Stevens
Andrea Heys 
Dominic Aquilino


Dr. Stephanie Frye, Brass Area Coordinator, Tuba & Euphonium
Dr. David Champouillon, Trumpet
Dr. David Bubsey, Trombone
Carrie Tedder, Horn


Rebecca Paluzzi, Woodwind Area Coordinator, Flute
Dr. Heather Killmeyer, Oboe & Bassoon
Tom Crawford, Clarinet & Saxophone 


Dr. Rande Sanderbeck, Percussion Area Coordinator


Cherylonda Fitzgerald, String Area Coordinator, Cello
Jane MacMorran, Violin & Viola
Martin Walters, Double Bass & Electric Bass
H. Barry Hannah, Guitar 

Theory & History 

Dr. Alison Deadman, Coordinator of Music History
Dr. Maria Niederberger, Coordinator of Music Theory, Aural Skills, & Composition
David Mitchell, Music Theory & Aural Skills 

Music Education

Dr. Mary Dave Blackman, Coordinator of Instrumental Music Education
Dr. Alan Stevens, Coordinator of Vocal Music Education

Instrumental Ensemble Directors

Dr. Christian Zembower, Director of Bands
Dr. David Champouillon, Director of Instrumental Jazz Ensembles
Martin Walters, Instrumental Jazz Combos
Dr. Heather Killmeyer, Collegium Musicum
Dr. Mary Dave Blackman, Buc Brass Basketball Band
Dr. Rande Sanderbeck, Percussion Ensemble

Click here for more information about the Bands

Click here to to to the Instrumental Jazz Ensembles

Click here for more information about Instrumental Chamber Ensembles

Vocal Ensemble Directors

Dr. Matthew Potterton, Director of Choral & Vocal Activities
Dr. Alan Stevens, Associate Director of Choral Activities

Click here for more information about the Choirs


Department of Music Office

Dr. Maria Niederberger, Interim Department Chair
Patti Marlow, Executive Aide
Sabrina Sutton, Events Coordinator & Ticket Sales

Professors Emeriti

Dr. Donald Conflenti
Dr. Thomas Jenrette, Jr.
Dr. Robert LaPella