Department of Music

Department Directory

Faculty & Staff


Edna Christian

Edna Christian

Administrative Assistant
Potter Hall 114
816-271-5852

Dr. Lee Harrelson

Dr. Lee Harrelson

Department Chair
Professor of Low Brass Studies
Potter Hall 114
816-271-4421


Dr. Matthew Edwards

Dr. Matthew Edwards

Director of Keyboard Studies
Potter Hall 222

Dr. Nathan Gay

Dr. Nathan Gay

Director of Athletic Bands
Potter Hall 116

Dr. Chelsey Hamm

Dr. Chelsey Hamm

Assistant Professor Music - Music Theory
Potter Hall 111

Dr. Elise Hepworth

Dr. Elise Hepworth

Director of Choral Activities and Music Education
Potter Hall 112 C
816-271-4428


Dr. Paul Hindemith

Dr. Paul Hindemith

Director of Vocal Studies
Music Director for Theatre
Potter Hall 102

Jeff Hinton

Jeff Hinton

Director of Bands
Potter Hall 108 B
816-271-4429

Dr. Joshua Knight

Dr. Joshua Knight

Assistant Professor of Music - Percussion
Potter Hall 219

Bob Long

Bob Long

Director of Jazz Studies
Potter Hall 218
816-271-4430


Dr. David McIntire

Dr. David McIntire

Director of Music Technology Studies
Potter Hall 201

Rico McNeela

Rico McNeela

Director of Orchestral Studies
Potter Hall 109
816-271-4516

Dr. Nathanael May

Dr. Nathanael May

Associate Professor of Music - Piano
Potter Hall 112 A


Adjunct Faculty

Shaun Agnew

Shaun Agnew

Adjunct Faculty of Voice

Dr. Elizabeth Birger

Dr. Elizabeth Birger

Adjunct Faculty of Voice

Dr. Jennifer Fox-Oliverio

Dr. Jennifer Fox-Oliverio

Adjunct Faculty of Brass

Sascha Groschang

Sascha Groschang

Adjunct Faculty of Cello


Kathleen Holeman

Kathleen Holeman

Adjunct Faculty of Vocal Jazz

Heidi Jacobson

Heidi Jacobson

Mystics Dance Team Coach

Dr. Judith Mathers

Dr. Judith Mathers

Adjunct Faculty of Voice

Kelly Misko

Kelly Misko

Adjunct Faculty of Horn


Steve Molloy

Steve Molloy

Adjunct Faculty of Trumpet

Janice Ragland

Janice Ragland

Adjunct Faculty of Voice

Jason Riley

Jason Riley

Adjunct Faculty of Guitar

Dr. Dennis Rogers

Dr. Dennis Rogers

Adjunct Faculty of Percussion


Leslie Thompson

Leslie Thompson

Adjunct Faculty of Voice

Richard Yeager

Richard Yeager

Adjunct Faculty of Woodwinds

Lory Lacy Zuptich

Lory Lacy Zuptich

Adjunct Faculty of Flute and Voice