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Faculty & Staff

Esther JeeHae Ahn

Assistant Professor of Music - Piano

Andrea Baltazar

Bettie Jo Basinger

Adjunct Instructor - Horns

Karen Bruestle

Professor of Music - Voice & Choir
Director of Vocal Pedagogy, Voice and Opera Program

Sam Bryson

Instructor - Percussion
Director of Percussion Studies

Carey Campbell

Professor of Music - Music, Musicology & Ethnomusicology

Cindy Child

Private Adjunct Instructor - Clarinet

Ruby Chou

Adjunct Instructor - Piano

Rulon Christensen

Adjunct Instructor - Organ

Francisco de Galvez

Professor of Music - Strings
Director of Orchestral Studies, Conducting & Violin and Viola

Greg Duffin

Adjunct Instructor - Music

Jennifer Erickson

Adjunct Instructor - Voice

Dave Feller

Professor of Music - Woodwinds

Martha Gutierrez

Private Adjunct Instructor - Voice

Evelyn Harris

Private Adjunct Instructor - Voice

Karen Hastings

Private Adjunct Instructor - Woodwinds

Cindy Henderson

Private Adjunct Instructor - Woodwinds

Mark Henderson

Professor of Music - Choir
Director of Choral Studies, Choral Arranging & Conducting

Steven Hendricks

Aaron Hubbard

Adjunct Instructor

Corbin Johnston

Adjunct Instructor - String Bass Associate Principal Bass, Utah Symphony

Daniel Jonas

Assistant Professor of Music - Brass
Director of Jazz Ensembles, Music Theory & Trumpet

Daniel Jonas

Daniel Jonas directs the Jazz Ensemble and the Wildcat Pep Band, in addition to teaching music theory, jazz history, rock history and trumpet. Jonas holds a doctorate degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder, a MM from DePaul University and a BM from the University of New Mexico.

Aaron Kirschner

Adjunct Instructor - Music Theory

Elissa Krebs

Adjunct Instructor - Violin

Elissa Krebs

Elissa Krebs holds a master’s degree from the University of Utah and a bachelor’s degree from Weber State University. She has performed throughout North America, Europe and China. Krebs has served as Weber State University String Project’s Master Teacher, and is a recipient of WSU’s Exemplary Collaboration award.

Mark Maxson

Program Coordinator, Music & Sound Production, Technology & Innovation

Max Moreno

Private Adjunct Instructor - Voice

Michael Palumbo

Adjunct Instructor - Viola
Director of WSU String Project

Thomas Priest

Professor of Music/Bassoon Instructor
Director of Music Education

Sophie Stanley

Adjunct Instructor - Guitar

Sean Steiner

Private Adjunct Instructor - Piano

Cammie Titus

Adjunct Instructor

Viktor Uzur

Professor of Music - Cello
Director of the Bonneville Chamber Music Festival

Viktor Uzur

Viktor Uzur has appeared as a soloist, chamber musician in many countries of Europe, Asia, North America and South America. Uzur received his bachelor’s and master’s in cello performance from the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow He also holds a doctoral degree from Michigan State University.

Shi-Hwa Wang

Director of Strings Studies
Brady Presidential Distinguished Professor of Music
Violin, Viola, String Pedagogy

Shi Hwa

Shi-Hwa Wang is a professor of violin/viola, chamber music and string pedagogy. He is a world-renowned performer and teacher, known for his skilled work and dedication to success. Wang graduated from Soo-Chow University in Taiwan and received his MM and DMA degrees in Violin Performance from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Yu-Jane Yang

Director of Keyboard Studies
Brady Presidential Distinguished Professor of Music 
Director of Piano Preparatory Program
Piano Pedagogy & Group Piano

Tom Mathews

Chair of the Department of Performing Arts
Professor of Spanish

Teauhna Chavez

Administrative Specialist