Band Faculty and Staff

Jason Arnold
Adjunct Professor

  • Tuba Instructor
  • Faculty Brass Quintet 

Walker Beard
Adjunct Professor

  • Trumpet Instructor
  • Faculty Brass Quintet 

Gail Bottillo

  • Guard Instructor

Janet Boughton
Director of String Programs

  • Director, String Ensemble
  • String Lessons

Sasha Caldwell

  • Guard Instructor

Joe Carter
Director of Academic Music Program

  • Class Instructor
  • Director, Jazz Ensemble
  • Director, Guitar Ensemble
  • Guitar Lessons

Jerrod Cattey

  • Drumset Instructor

Mike DiRubbo

  • Saxophone Lessons

Keith Johnston
Director of Bands

  • Director, University Bands

  • Director, Brass Ensemble

  • Low Brass Lessons
  • Faculty Brass Quintet

Wendy Kerner

  • Harp Instructor

Kathryn Kloss

  • Studio Instructor

Andy Kolar
Assistant Director of Bands

  • Asst. Director, University Bands
  • Director, Percussion Ensemble
  • Director, Flute Choir
  • Director, Sax Quartet
  • Percussion Lessons

Kevin Lam
Adjunct Professor

  • French Horn Instructor

Hui Mei Lin

  • Piano Lessons

Darren Litzie

  • Piano Instructor

Angela Myers

  •  Class Instructor
  •  Piano Lessons

Marzo Reis

  • Class Instructor
  • String Bass Lessons

Ali Ryerson

  • Flute Lessons

Bert Serrano

  • Director of Guard Program

Galen Tate

  • Class Instructor
  • Organ Lessons
  • Piano Lessons

Kathy Taylor

  • Clarinet Lessons