Welcome to Arkansas State University!

Faculty & Staff


Sarah Labovitz

 

Dr. Sarah Labovitz

Department Chair
Associate Director of Bands

Coordinator of Music Education
Professor of Music

Phone: (870) 972-2799
Office: Fine Arts Center, 201

 

Matthew Howard

 

Matthew Howard

Special Events Manager

Phone: (870) 972-2094
Office: Fine Arts Center, 203

 

John Abernathy

 

John Abernathy

Fine Arts Academic Advisor

Phone: 870-972-3823
Office: Fine Arts Center, 128

 

Cody Ballard

 

Cody Ballard

Instructor of General Education Studies

Office: Fine Arts Center

 

Juli Buxbaum

 

Dr. Juli Buxbaum

Assistant Professor of Horn

Phone: (870) 972-3779
Office: Fine Arts Center, 247

 

Erin Cameron

 

Dr. Erin Cameron

Assistant Professor of Clarinet

Phone: (870) 972-8049
Office: Fine Arts Center, 252

 

Matthew Carey

 

Matthew Carey

Assistant Professor of Vocal Studies

Phone: (870) 680-8426
Office: Fine Arts Center, 131

 

Bryan Chuan

 

Bryan Chuan

Instructor of Piano

Collaborative Pianist

Phone: (870) 972-2094
Office: Fine Arts Center, 243

 

Lauren Schack Clark

 

Dr. Lauren Schack Clark

Professor of Piano

Keyboard Studies Coordinator

Phone: (870) 680-8029
Office: Fine Arts Center, 243

 

Heather Hall Coleman

 

Dr. Heather Hall Coleman

Instructor of Music History/Education

Phone: (870) 972-2094
Office: Fine Arts Center, 211

 

David Córdoba-Hernández

 

David Córdoba-Hernández

Collaborative Pianist

Office: Fine Arts Center, 128A

 

Timothy Crist

 

Dr. Timothy Crist

Professor of Theory and Composition

Phone: (870) 680-8441
Office: Fine Arts Center, 206

 

Bruce Faske

 

Dr. Bruce Faske

Assistant Professor of Trombone

Phone: (870) 680-8028
Office: Fine Arts Center, 234

 

Brian Graiser

 

Dr. Brian Graiser

Instructor of Percussion

Phone: (870) 972-3769
Office: Fine Arts Center, Percussion Annex

 

Dennis Hay

 

Dennis Hay

Collaborative Pianist

Phone: (870) 972-2094

 

Brian Henkelmann

 

Brian Henkelmann

Instructor of Piano and Organ

Phone: (870) 972-3771
Office: Fine Arts Center, 242

 

Stephanie Hoeckley

 

Dr. Stephanie Hoeckley

Instructor of Flute

Phone: (870) 972-3760
Office: Fine Arts Center, 251

 

Derek Jenkins

 

Dr. Derek Jenkins

Coordinator of Theory and Composition

Assistant Professor of Music

Phone: (870) 680-8091
Office: Fine Arts Center, 204

 

Crystal Kachevas

 

Crystal Kachevas

Instructor of Voice

Phone: (870) 972-3037
Office: Fine Arts Center, 132

 

Elissa Kana

 

Dr. Elissa Kana

Instructor of Saxophone

Phone: (870) 972-3763
Office: Fine Arts Center, 249

 

Marika Kyriakos

 

Dr. Marika Kyriakos

Professor of Voice

Phone: (870) 972-3999
Office: Fine Arts Center, 128A

 

Kristin Leitterman

 

Kristin Leitterman

Assistant Professor of Oboe

Woodwind Area Coordinator

Phone: (870) 680-8054
Office: Fine Arts Center, 117

 

Colleen McNickle

 

Dr. Colleen McNickle

Assistant Professor of Vocal Music Education

Phone: (870) 972-3801
Office: Fine Arts Center, 133

 

Mary Medrick

 

Mary Medrick

Collaborative Pianist

Phone: (870) 972-2094
Office: Fine Arts Center, 205

 

Michael Medrick

 

Michael Medrick

Interim Director of Jazz Studies

Phone: (870) 972-2094
Office: Fine Arts Center, 213

 

Phil Mielke

 

Phil Mielke

Instructor of General Education Studies

Phone: 870-972-2094
Office: Fine Arts Center, 212

 

Timothy W. Oliver

 

Dr. Timothy W. Oliver

Director of Bands
Coordinator of Wind and Percussion Studies

Professor of Music

Phone: (870) 972-3811
Office: Fine Arts Center, 130

 

Sam Oliveri

 

Sam Oliveri

Instructor of Trumpet

Phone: (870) 972-2659
Office: Fine Arts Center, 250

 

Ed Owen

 

Dr. Ed Owen

Professor of Euphonium/Tuba

Brass Area Coordinator

Phone: (870) 972-3862
Office: Fine Arts Center, 115

 

Carolyn Ponce

 

Carolyn Ponce

Blackboard System Administrator and Support

Instructor of General Education Studies

Phone: (870) 972-3033
Office: Information and Technology Services

 

Trey Reely

 

Trey Reely

Instructor of Music Education

Phone: (870) 972-2094
Office: Fine Arts Center, 203

 

Steven Riley

 

Dr. Steven Riley

Assistant Director of Bands

Director of Athletic Bands

Phone: (870) 972-2020
Office: Fine Arts Center, 254

 

Haeshin Shin

 

Haeshin Shin

Collaborative Pianist

Office: Fine Arts Center

 

Nairam Simoes

 

Dr. Nairam Simoes

Assistant Professor of Trumpet

Phone: (870) 972-3772
Office: Fine Arts Center, 248

 

Kristen Sullivan

 

Dr. Kristen Sullivan

Collaborative Voice Instructor in Music and Theatre

Phone: (870) 972-3037
Office: Fine Arts Center, 132

 

Ryan Sullivan

 

Dr. Ryan Sullivan

Director of Choral Activities

Coordinator of Vocal Studies

Phone: (870) 972-3841
Office: Fine Arts Center, 143

 

Patrick Sutton

 

Dr. Patrick Sutton

Instructor of Guitar

Phone: (870) 972-2659
Office: Fine Arts Center, 250

 

Natalia Vanegas Escobar

 

Natalia Vanegas Escobar

Collaborative Pianist

Office: Fine Arts Center, 128A