Faculty Listing By Discipline

Applied Instruction

* To schedule an audition, please contact the area coordinator for each applied instrument group.

Areas of Emphasis


Brass Faculty

Dr. Cassandra Hibbard, B.M., M.M., D.M.A.
Coordinator of Wind and Brass Studies
Assistant Professor of Music,
Clarinet
(434) 592-7730
chibbard@liberty.edu

Dr. Kevin Chiarizzio, B.M., M.M., D.M.A.
Associate Professor of Music Education,
Brass
(434) 582-2512
kchiarizzio@liberty.edu

Mr. Drew Phillips, B.M., M.A.
Assistant Professor of Music,
Horn
atphillips2@liberty.edu

Mr. Larry Seipp, B.M., M.M.
Assistant Professor of Music,
Trumpet
lmseipp@liberty.edu

 


Guitar Faculty

Dr. Michael Brennan, B.M., M.M., D.M.
Coordinator of Guitar Studies
Associate Professor of Music,
Guitar
(434) 592-4920
mbrennan@liberty.edu

Dr. Sean Beavers, B.M., M.M., D.M.
Associate Dean, Center for Music and Performing Arts
Professor of Music,
Guitar
(434) 582-2289
sbeavers@liberty.edu

Mr. Keith Cooper, B.M., M.A.
Assistant Professor of Music,
Guitar
(434) 582-2560
kcooper21@liberty.edu

 

Dr. Leon Neto, B.C.M., B.M.Ed., M.M., D.M.A.(abd)
Assistant Professor of Music,
Guitar and Voice
(434) 592-4683
lneto@liberty.edu

Mr. Dwight Spencer, B.M., M.M.
Assistant Professor of Music,
Guitar
(434) 592-5930
ddspencer@liberty.edu


Percussion Faculty

Mr. Jay Ware, B.M., M.M.
Coordinator of Percussion and Drum Set Studies
Assistant Professor of Music
(434) 582-2593
rware3@liberty.edu

 


Piano Faculty

Dr. Tad Hardin, B.M., M.M., D.M.
Coordinator of Piano Studies
Assistant Professor of Piano
(434) 592-6566
pthardin@liberty.edu

Dr. Taeseong Kim, B.M., M.M., D.M.A.
Associate Professor of Music,
Piano
(434) 592-4603
tkim@liberty.edu

Dr. Woori Kim, M.M., Artist Diploma, D.M.A.
Assistant Professor of Music,
Piano
(434) 592-7728
wkim1@liberty.edu

Dr. Paul Rumrill, B.A., M.M., D.M.A.
Chair, Department of Music Education
Associate Professor of Music Education
(434) 582-2218
prumrill@liberty.edu

Dr. Daniel Suttles, B.R.E., B.M., M.M., D.M.A.
Associate Professor of Music,
Piano and Conducting
(434) 582-2307
dsuttles@liberty.edu

Dr. Kathryn Voelker, B.A., M.A., D.A.
Assistant Professor of Music Education,
Piano
(434) 582-2511
klvoelker@liberty.edu

Dr. Samuel Wellman, B.A., M.M., D.M.
Professor of Music,
Piano and Composition
(434) 582-2097
swellman@liberty.edu

 

 


Songwriting Faculty

Mr. Don Marsh, B.M., M.S.
Associate Professor of Music and Worship,
Songwriting
(434) 592-5706
dmarsh@liberty.edu

 


String Faculty

Dr. Luca Trombetta, M.D., M.M., D.M.A.
Coordinator of String Studies
Assistant Professor of Music, 
Viola & Violin 
(434) 582-2795
dltrombetta@liberty.edu

Mr. David Feldman, B.A., M.M.
Associate Professor of Cello and Bass
dfeldman@liberty.edu

 

Mrs. Reka Jobbagy, B.M., M.A.
Instructor of Violin 
rjobbagy@liberty.edu


Voice Faculty

Dr. Stephen Muller, B.M., M.M., D.Min.
Coordinator of Vocal Studies
Assistant Professor of Music Education
(434) 582-2377
swmuller@liberty.edu

Mrs. Patricia Campbell, B.A., M.M., D.M.A.(ABD)
Associate Professor of Music,
Voice
(434) 582-2561
pcampbell@liberty.edu

Dr. Mindy Damon, B.M., M.M., Ed.S., Ed.D. 
Assistant Professor of Commercial Music,
Voice
(434) 582-7317
bmparrish@liberty.edu

Dr. Ruth Foley, B.A., B.Ed., M.A., M.M., D.M.A.
Associate Professor of Music,
Voice
(434) 582-2216
rifoley@liberty.edu

Mrs. Linda Granger, B.A., M.M.
Associate Professor of Music,
Voice
(434) 582-2217
lzgranger@liberty.edu

Dr. Mark Greenawalt, B.M., B.M.E., M.M., D.M.A.
Chair, Department of Applied Music
Associate Professor of Music,
Voice
(434) 592-3867 
mgreenawalt@liberty.edu

Dr. David Hahn, B.M., M.M., D.M.A.
Chair, Department of Commercial Music
Assistant Professor of Music and Worship,
Voice
(434) 592-5704
dmhahn@liberty.edu

 

Dr. John W. Hugo, B.M., M.M., M.M., D.M.A.
Chair, Department of Music Theory and History
Professor of Music,
Voice and Conducting
(434) 582-2359
jwhugo@liberty.edu

Dr. Rick Jupin, B.M., M.M., D.M.A.
Assistant Professor of Music and Worship,
Voice
(434) 582-2208
rmjupin@liberty.edu

Dr. Wayne Kompelien, B.M.E., M.M., D.M.A.
Professor of Music,
Voice
Director of Opera Workshop
(434) 582-2364
wbkompel@liberty.edu

Dr. Samantha Miller, M.M., D.M.A.
Assistant Professor of Music,
Voice
(434) 592-4899
srmiller1@liberty.edu
 

Dr. Leon Neto, B.C.M., B.M.Ed., M.M., D.M.A.(abd)
Assistant Professor of Music,
Guitar and Voice
(434) 592-4683
lneto@liberty.edu

Mrs. Adelaide B Trombetta, B.M., M.M., AD.
Assistant Professor of Music,
Voice
Director of Opera Workshop
(434) 582-2365
amuir@liberty.edu

 


Woodwind Faculty

Dr. Cassandra Hibbard, B.M., M.M., D.M.A.
Coordinator of Wind and Brass Studies
Assistant Professor of Music,
Clarinet
(434) 592-7730
chibbard@liberty.edu

 

Mrs. Alycia Hugo, B.M., M.M.
Assistant Professor of Music,
Flute
ahugo@liberty.edu


Commercial Music Faculty

Dr. David Hahn, B.M., M.M., D.M.A.
Chair, Department of Commercial Music
Assistant Professor of Music and Worship,
Voice
(434) 592-5704
dmhahn@liberty.edu

Dr. Mindy Damon, B.M., M.M., Ed.S., Ed.D.
Associate Professor of Commercial Music,
Voice
(434) 582-7317
bmparrish@liberty.edu

Mr. Don Marsh, B.M., M.S.
Associate Professor of Music and Worship,
Songwriting
(434) 592-5706
dmarsh@liberty.edu

Mr. Edwin Parker, B.M., M.M.
Assistant Professor of Jazz Studies
(434) 592-6565
weparker@liberty.edu

Dr. David Schmal, B.S., B.A., M.A., M.A., D.M.A.
Associate Professor of Commercial Music
(434) 582-2219
dkschmal@liberty.edu

 


Conducting Faculty

Dr. Daniel Suttles, B.R.E., B.M., M.M., D.M.A.
Associate Professor of Music,
Piano and Conducting
(434) 582-2307
dsuttles@liberty.edu

Dr. Stephen P. Kerr, B.S., M.A., Ph.D.
Chair, Department of University Bands
Professor of Music
Director of Bands
(434) 582-2363
spkerr@liberty.edu

 


Ethnomusicology Faculty

Dr. Katherine Morehouse, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Multi-Ethnic Music Studies
Associate Professor of Ethnomusicology
(434) 592-5931
khmorehouse@liberty.edu

Dr. John Benham, B.M., M.A., Ed.D.
Professor of Worship and Ethnomusicology
(434) 582-2219
jbenham@liberty.edu

Dr. George McDow, B.M.E., M.M.E., Ph.D.
LUO Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology 
ghmcdow@liberty.edu

Dr. Jeff Meyer, B.M., M.A., Ph.D.
LUO Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology 
jtmeyer@liberty.edu

 


Graduate Studies Faculty

Dr. Michael Brennan, B.M., M.M., D.M.
Coordinator of Guitar Studies
Associate Professor of Music,
Guitar
(434) 592-4920
mbrennan@liberty.edu

Dr. Mark Greenawalt, B.M., B.M.E., M.M., D.M.A.
Chair, Department of Applied Music
Associate Professor of Music,
Voice
(434) 592-3867 
mgreenawalt@liberty.edu

Dr. Rick Jupin, B.M., M.M., D.M.A.
Assistant Professor of Music and Worship,
Voice
(434) 582-2208
rmjupin@liberty.edu

Dr. Rodney Whaley, B.A., M.A., M.Div., D.Min.
LUO Assistant Professor of Worship Studies 
rdwhaley@liberty.edu

Dr. John Baker Thomas, B.M., M.M., Ed.D. 
Assistant Professor of Worship Studies 
jbthomas2@liberty.edu

Dr. Ron Upton, B.B.A., M.R.E., D.Min.
LUO Assistant Professor of Worship Studies 
rdupton@liberty.edu

Dr. Paul Rumrill, B.A., M.M., D.M.A.
Chair, Department of Music Education
Associate Professor of Music Education
(434) 582-2218
prumrill@liberty.edu

Dr. Daniel Suttles, B.R.E., B.M., M.M., D.M.A.
Associate Professor of Music,
Piano and Conducting
(434) 582-2307
dsuttles@liberty.edu

 


Music Education Faculty

Dr. Paul Rumrill, B.A., M.M., D.M.A.
Chair, Department of Music Education
Associate Professor of Music Education
(434) 582-2218
prumrill@liberty.edu

Dr. Stephen Muller, B.M., M.M., D.Min.
Coordinator of Vocal Studies
Assistant Professor of Music Education
(434) 582-2377
swmuller@liberty.edu

Dr. Kevin Chiarizzio, B.M., M.M., D.M.A.
Associate Professor of Music Education,
Brass
(434) 582-2512
kchiarizzio@liberty.edu

Dr. Kathryn Voelker, B.A., M.A., D.A.
Assistant Professor of Music Education,
Piano
(434) 582-2511
klvoelker@liberty.edu

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