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Director of the School of Music

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James Byo

Carl Prince Matthies Memorial Professor of Music Education

102B School of Music Building
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Office: (225) 578-3261
Fax: (225) 578-2562
E-mail: jbyo@lsu.edu

Biography 

 

School of Music Faculty

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Jesse Allison
Associate Professor
Experimental Music & Digital Media

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Lori Bade
Nell S. and Boyd H. McMullan Professor
Voice

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Inessa Bazayev
Manship Associate Professor
Music Theory

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Stephen David Beck
Derryl & Helen Haymon Professor of Music

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Hana Beloglavec
Assistant Professor
Trombone

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Edgar Berdahl
Associate Professor
Experimental Music & Digital Media

 

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John Bishop
Instructor
Guitar

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Michael Borowitz
Associate Professor
Opera Coach

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Brett Boutwell
Associate Professor
William F. Swor Alumni Professor
Musicology

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Jason Bowers
Instructor
Music Education

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Griffin Campbell
J. Franklin Bayhi Alumni Professor of Saxophone 

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Jane Cassidy
Roy & Margaret Gianelloni Alumni Professor of Music Education 

 

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Dinos Constantinides
LSU Boyd Professor of Composition

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Johanna Cox Pennington
Associate Professor
Oboe

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Cliff Croomes
Assistant Director of Bands
Director of Bengal Brass
Assistant Director of the Tiger Marching Band

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Trey Davis
Associate Professor
Associate Director of Choral Studies

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Willis Delony
LSU Boyd Professor of Piano & Jazz Studies

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John H. Dickson
Director of Choral Studies
Edward G. and Catherine M. Galante Chair for Choral Music Education
Stephanie Landry Barineau Professor of Music

 

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Brett Dietz
Associate Professor
Percussion

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Shawn Galvin
Artist-in-Residence

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Mara Gibson
Associate Professor
Composition

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Andreas Giger
Louise & Kenneth L. Kinney Professor of Opera
Professor of Musicology

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Charles Goodman
Assistant Professor
Tuba and Euphonium

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Robert Grayson
Professor Emeritus
Voice

 

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Paul Groves
Artist-in-Residence

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Michael Gurt
Paula G. Manship Distinguished Professor Piano

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Darrel Hale
Associate Professor
Bassoon

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Terry Patrick-Harris
Professional-in-Residence
Voice

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Lin He
Associate Professor
Violin

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Laurence Hebert
Instructor
LSU Gospel Choir

 

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Brandon Hendrickson
Assistant Professor
Voice

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Simon Holoweiko
Associate Director of Bands

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Blake Howe
Manship Associate Professor
Musicology

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Daniel Isbell
Associate Professor
Music Education

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Dennis Jesse
Associate Professor
Voice

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Kelvin Jones
Assistant Director of Bands
Director of the Tiger Marching Band

 

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Cecilia Kang
Associate Professor
Clarinet

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Katherine Kemler
Charles and Mary Barre Alumni Professor
Flute

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Warren Kimball
Instructor
Academic Studies

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Elena Lacheva
Professional-in-Residence
Collaborative Piano

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Espen Lilleslatten
Associate Professor
Violin

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Olivia Lucas
Assistant Professor
Music Theory

 

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Dugg McDonough
Mary Barrett Fruehan Associate Professor
Artistic Director, Turner-Fischer Center for Opera

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Alison McFarland
Associate Professor
Musicology

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Sandra Moon
Associate Professor
Voice

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Stanton Moore
Artist-in-Residence

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Ana María Otamendi
Assistant Professor
Collaborative Piano

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Seth Orgel
Professor
Horn

 

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Dennis Parker
Derryl & Helen Haymon Professor
Cello

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Robert Peck
Professor
Music Theory

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Jeffrey Perry
Manship Professor
Music Theory

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Pamela Pike
Aloysia Landry Barineau Professor
Piano Pedagogy

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Brian Shaw
Associate Professor
Julian & Sidney Carruth Professor
Trumpet and Jazz Studies

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Loraine Sims
Edith Killgore Kirkpatrick Professor
Voice

 

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Kimberly Sparr
Associate Professor
Viola

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Ann Marie Stanley
Associate Professor
Music Education

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Doug Stone
Assistant Professor
Jazz Studies

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Damon Talley
Associate Professor
Manship Director of Bands

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Scott Terrell
Associate Professor
Director of Orchestral Studies

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Matthew Vangjel
Associate Professor
Trumpet

 

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Yung-chiao Wei
Professor
Double Bass

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Gabriela Werries
Instructor
Harp

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Justin West
Assistant Professor
Music Education

 

Faculty Emeritus

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Larry Campbell
Professor Emeritus
Trombone

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Constance Carroll
Professor Emerita
Piano

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Ken Fulton
Professor Emeritus
Choral Studies

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William Grimes
E. & D. White Professor
Jazz Studies

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Jan Herlinger
Professor Emeritus
Music History

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Wallace McKenzie
Professor Emeritus
Music History

 

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Richard Norem
Professor Emeritus
Horn

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Patricia O'Neill
Professor Emerita
Voice

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Ron Ross
Dean Emeritus

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Joseph Skillen
Professor Emeritus
Tuba and Euphonium

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David Smyth
Professor Emeritus
Music Theory

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Herndon Spillman
Carolyn Botkin Mattax/Herndon Spillman Professor of Organ Studies

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Corneilia Yarbrough
Professor Emerita
Music Education

 
 
 
 
 

 

School of Music Staff

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Ruth Alise
Front Office Manager

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Doris Butler
Business Officer 

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Zachary Hazelwood
Director of Operations
Events Manager

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Bill Kelley
Recording Technician

Steve Koivisto

Steve Koivisto
Instrument Repair Technician

Alexia Perez

Alexia Perez
School of Music Recruiter
Office of Student Success

 

 

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Joe Rush
Piano Technician

Amy Smith

Amy Smith
Interim Assistant Dean
Office of Student Success

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Amy Trahan
Business Manager

 
 
 

 

Staff Pianists

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Kristin Scioneaux

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Louis Wendt