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Associate Professor of Voice
Pamela Bathurst joined the faculty in 2000. Her teaching duties include the voice studio, Vocal Pedagogy and MusH 330: History of Musical Theatre.
Barry T. Bilderback joined the faculty 2008. His teaching duties include undergraduate and graduate history courses.
Instructor of Jazz Bass
Dave Bjur is a professional bassist and teacher. His performing career began in 1977 when he joined the U.S. Air Force Band, playing a variety of styles while performing throughout the western United States, Hawaii, Guam, Japan, Korea and the Philippines. Bjur has taught jazz bass since 2006.
Professor of Percussion and Theory, Director of Jazz Choir
Daniel Bukvich joined the faculty in 1977. His teaching duties include the percussion studio, first year music theory and aural skills and jazz choirs.
Clinical Assistant Professor of Trumpet and Music Theory
Clinical Assistant Professor of trumpet and music theory Sean Butterfield joined the faculty in 2010. His teaching responsibilities include the trumpet studio, trumpet ensemble, and coordinating and teaching undergraduate music appreciation.
Part-Time Lecturer of Percussion, Artistic Director World Music Celebration
Conlon Khan, Lori
Clinical Assistant Professor of Music Education
Assistant Professor of Clarinet
Shawn Copeland joined the faculty in 2014. His teaching duties include the clarinet studio.
Cari Espenschade joined the staff in 2014. She works in the music office serving the faculty and students.
Assistant Professor of Theory & Composition
Composer and musician Ruby Fulton (b. 1981) writes music that invites listeners to explore non-musical ideas through sound. Her musical portfolio includes explorations of mental illness, Buddhism, philosophy, addiction, and chess strategy; and profiles of iconic popular figures like Jean-Michel Basquiat and musicians Syd Barrett and Whitney Houston. Her music has been performed by the Boulder Philharmonic, the Cabrillo Festival Orchestra, the American Composers Orchestra, the Holland Symfonia, Volti and Newspeak; and programmed on the Band on a Can Marathan, the Guadeamus New Music Festival and the SONiC Festival. She teaches composition and music theory at the University of Idaho Lionel Hampton School of Music, and holds a doctorate from the Peabody Conservatory of Music. In addition to composing, Fulton works as co-artistic director of the experimental vocal collective Rhymes With Opera, a 5-piece vocal/composer ensemble based in New York City.
Associate Director, Professor of Flute, Director of the Auditorium Chamber Music Series
Leonard Garrison joined the faculty in 2006. His teaching duties include the flute studio and MusX 101: Orientation for Music Majors.
Professor of Trombone and Director of Wind Ensemble and Jazz Bands
Alan Gemberling joined the faculty in 1986. His teaching duties include the trombone studio, wind ensemble, jazz bands and conducting.
Patti Heath joined the staff in 2015. She works in the music office serving the faculty and students.
Part-Time Lecturer of Euphonium
Assistant Professor of Horn
Jason Johnston joined the faculty in 2015. His teaching duties include the horn studio and directing the Concert Band.
Full-Time Lecturer of Saxophone
Instructor of Voice
Claudia Krone is an adjunct assistant professor of voice. She is an instructor of voice for non-music majors.
Professor of Music; Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies and Faculty Affairs
Torrey Lawrence joined the faculty in 1998 and served as director from 2013-2017. He currently teaches the tuba studio and is Associate Dean of undergraduate studies and faculty affairs in the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences.
Associate Director, Director of Athletic Bands
Spencer Martin is an Associate Director of the School of Music and Director of athletic bands at the University of Idaho.
Associate Professor of Piano
Roger McVey joined the faculty in 2013.
Padgham Albrecht, Carol
Professor of Oboe and Music History
Carol Padgham Albrecht joined the faculty in 1989. Her teaching duties include the oboe studio, and undergraduate and graduate music history courses.
Assistant Professor of Voice
Christopher Pfund joined the faculty in the fall of 2014. Dr. Pfund teaches a voice studio and the opera workshop.
Lynette Pfund joined the faculty in 2015. She assists in opera productions.
Professor of Guitar and Music History
James Reid joined the faculty in 1978. His teaching duties include the guitar studio and MusH 201: History of Rock and Roll.
Assistant Professor of Bassoon
Javier Rodriguez joined the faculty in 2014.
Director, Associate Professor of Music
Vanessa Sielert joined the faculty in 2006. Her teaching duties include the saxophone studio and saxophone quartets.
Professor, Trumpet and Director of Jazz Studies
Vern Sielert joined the faculty in 2006. His teaching duties include the trumpet studio, jazz improvisation, jazz bands, studies in jazz history and advanced jazz methods.
Associate Professor of Cello, Bass and Theory
Miranda Wilson joined the faculty in 2010. Her teaching duties include the cello/double bass studio, cello/bass choir, MusC 239: Aural Skills III and MusT 256: String Techniques and Orchestral Literature.