2016-2017 University Catalog 
    Jun 22, 2024  
2016-2017 University Catalog archived

Music (MUS)

HONORS: An Honors Program in music is offered for qualified students; see department head for details.

Department Head: Gregory B. Parker


First date is the year in which the faculty member began service as regular faculty at the University. Second date is the year of appointment to the present rank.

Christopher Dobbins, Ed.D.—(2015)-2015
Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Instrumental Activities
Ed.D., University of Georgia

Timothy Gaylard, Ph.D.—(1984)-1996
Professor of Music
Ph.D., Columbia University

Shane M. Lynch, D.M.A.—(2009)-2015
Associate Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities
D.M.A., University of Washington

Gregory B. Parker, D.M.A.—(2013)-2013
Professor of Music
D.M.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City

Shuko Watanabe Petty, D.M.A.—(1991)-2008
Instructor of Music
D.M.A., University of Maryland, College Park

Terry Vosbein, D.M.A.—(1996)-2006
Professor of Music
D.M.A., Cleveland Institute of Music

Note: Limits of ten credits in ensemble courses (MUS 108-116) and of nine credits for non-majors and 12 credits for majors from applied music courses (MUS 141, 241, 341, 441) allowable toward a degree. Credits taken in excess of these limits will be treated as repeats of the earliest unrepeated credit of each kind. A fee is charged for applied music; music majors are entitled to take one applied music course per term without charge. One credit is earned for ten 45-minute private lessons and a minimum of five hours practice a week during fall and winter terms and for eight 55-minute private lessons; and a minimum of five hours practice a week during the spring term.