Department of Music

Faculty and Staff

James Larner, Ph.D.
Chair of Music Department
Professor of Humanities

Jeanne Bowling
Director Knight Fusion Show Choir 
Private Instructor of Voice

Beverly S. Day
Administrative Assistant

Thomas Gerber
Music Lecture
Private Instructor of Strings

Katharine E. Harmon
Private Instructor of Organ

Brent Hornaday
Assistant Professor
Assistant Director of Marching Band

James Johnston
Music Lecture
Private Instructor of Strings

Philip Kern
Associate Professor of Music



Albert Lilly, III, DM
Private Instructor of Trumpet 

Terence Mayhue
Music Lecture
Private Instructor of Percussion 

Steven Rickards, DM
Private Instructor of Voice

Charles Stallings
Private Instructor of Piano

Kathy Spangler
Director of Bands

Maureen Walton
Accompanist, Instructor of Piano

Rachelle Woolston, DM
Instructor of Voice

Jay Young
Private Instructor of Woodwinds

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