Music Faculty

The faculty of the Department of Music possess a wide array of experiences, educational accomplishments, and skills that enable them to teach their classes not just from a theoretical stand point, but from a practical one as well. They are committed to helping students to become good stewards of their talents and abilities and to walking with students in this process as mentors.

Mike Bauer

Adjunct Instructor, Music


E-mail
615-248-1288
Guitar Ensemble and Private Guitar
 

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Paul Christianson

Professor, Music

Coordinator - Piano Studies
E-mail
615-248-1293
Piano and Fine Arts

 

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Timbre Cierpke

Adjunct Instructor, Music

E-mail
(615) 248-1288
Private Harp
 

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Timothy Cierpke

Professor, Music

CierpkeE-mail
615-248-1294
Choral Union, Conducting,
Madrigalians, Orchestra
 

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Joanie Clark

Adjunct Instructor, Music

E-mail
(615) 248-1288
Private Piano
 

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Scot Corey

Adjunct Instructor, Music

E-mail
(615) 248-1288
Percussion Ensemble,
Private Percussion

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Jeff Cox

Assistant Professor, Music

CoxCoordinator - Guitar and Bass Studies
E-mail
615-248-1292
Commercial Theory, Private Bass,
Working Musician, World Music
 

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Kelli Cox

Adjunct Instructor, Music

E-mail
(615) 248-1288
Private Commercial Piano,
Commercial Class Piano

 

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David Diehl

Associate Professor, Music

DiehlChair - Department of Music
E-mail
615-248-1291
Music Education, Music History,
Wind Ensemble

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Tina Haynes

Adjunct Instructor, Music


E-mail
615-248-1288
Music Therapy

 

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Shelia Hotchkiss

Adjunct Instructor, Music

E-mail
(615) 248-1288
Woodwind Methods

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Blake Houchin

Instructor, Music

HouchinRecording Studio Manager
E-mail
615-248-1538
Music Technology and Recording

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William Huber

Adjunct Instructor, Music

E-mail
(615) 248-1288
Private Trombone


 

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David Johnson

Adjunct Instructor, Music

E-mail
(615) 248-1288
Private Violin\Fiddle

 

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Liz Johnson

Adjunct Instructor, Music

E-mail
(615) 248-1288
Private Voice

 

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Marvin Jones

Adjunct Instructor, Music

E-mail
(615) 248-1288
Gospel Choir


 

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Abby Larson

Adjunct Instructor, Music

E-mail
615-248-1288
Private Voice
 

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Steve Krenz

Adjunct Instructor, Music

E-mail
615-248-1288
Private Guitar,
Guitar Ensemble
 

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Kim McLean

Adjunct Instructor, Music

  E-mail
  615-248-1288
  Songwriting


 

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Matt Murdock

Assistant Professor, Music

MurdockCoordinator - Band and Orchestra
E-mail
615-248-1269
Aural Theory, Jazz Ensemble,
Jazz History, Improvisation
 

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Marty Neilan

Adjunct Instructor, Music

E-mail
(615) 248-1288
Private Tuba

 

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Rachel Nyetam

Adjunct Instructor, Music

Coordinator - Vocal Studies
E-mail

(615) 248-1538
Private Voice,
Diction

 

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James Pitts

Adjunct Instructor, Music

E-mail
(615) 248-1288
Instrument Repair

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Betty Polk

Adjunct Instructor, Music

E-mail
(615) 248-1288
Private Flute


 

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David Sartor

Adjunct Instructor, Music

E-mail
(615) 248-1288
Composition


 

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Robert Shankle

Adjunct Instructor, Music

E-mail
(615) 248-1288
Private Woodwinds
 

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Tami Sturges

Adjunct Instructor, Music

E-mail
(615) 248-1288
Private Violin
 

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Dick Torrans

Adjunct Instructor, Music

E-mail
(615) 248-1288
Private Organ

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Bernard Walker

Adjunct Instructor, Music

E-mail
(615) 248-1288
Private Trumpet

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Eric Wilson

Assitant Professor, Music

WilsonE-mail
615-248-1295
Music Theory and Composition


 

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