Faculty and Staff

Administrative Staff
General Office Phone: (313) 578-9716
Perry Holmes, Program Manager, Phone: (313) 578-9716 / Email: holmespe@msu.edu
Jonathan Klar, Program Manager, Phone: (313) 579-5718 / Email: klarjona@music.msu.edu
Jill Woodward, Director, Phone: (313) 578-9717 / Email: woodwa74@msu.edu

Please direct faculty inquiries to (313) 578-9716 or cmsd@msu.edu

Strings
Brandon Cota
Leslie DeShazor
Natalie Frakes
Amadeusz Sepko

Woodwinds
Theresa Jenkins, clarinet
Chelsea Koziatek, flute
Steve Wood, flute & saxophone

High and Low Brass
Anthony Buccilli, trombone
Perry Holmes, trumpet
Henry Pakela, trombone

Percussion
Matthew Daher
Tia Harvey
Dewayne McAllister

Piano
Jonathan Dixon
Suai Kee
Jennie Knaggs
Yingmin Li
William Schulte

Guitar & Bass
Michael Bryce, guitar & bass
Jennie Knaggs, guitar
Shannon Barnes, guitar

Ukelele
Jennie Knaggs

Vocal Music
Suai Kee
Jennie Knaggs

Trish Shandor

Band Ensembles
Tyson Haynes, MSU Detroit Youth Concert Band
Tia Harvey, MSU Detroit Youth Concert Band
Dewayne McAllister, MSU Detroit Youth Band, Director; MSU Detroit Community Band
Carl Stone, MSU Detroit Jazz Band, Director; MSU Detroit Community Band
Mark Croft, Jazz Band faculty

Theory
Tia Harvey
Carl Stone

Early Childhood Music
Christie Lower
Stephanie Erspamer

Pre-Aspiring Musicians
Michael Bryce

Spartan Youth Jazz
Cory Allen, guitar
Rayse Biggs, trumpet
Anthony Buccilli, trombone
Sean Dobbins, Director, drums
Marion Gardner-Hayden, bass
Scott Gwinnell, piano & composition
Athena Johnson, voice
Steve Wood, woodwinds

Music & Movement Therapy
Shannon Barnes, Music Therapist
Karen Barsy, Dance Therapist
Jody Conradi-Stark, Music Therapy Site Director
Rita Douglas, Music Therapist
Blythe Filar, Music Therapist
Anarosa Mendoza-King, Music Therapist

Verses: Exploring Literacy through Lyrics & Song
Josef Deas, Producer, Bassist, Composer
Jonathan Dixon, Keys, Songwriting, Music Production
Suai Kee, Songwriting, Vocals, Keys
Jennie Knaggs, Songwriting, Guitar, Vocals
William Langford, Poet-in-Residence, Language Arts
Julie LaPorte, Language Arts

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