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Administrative Staff

Dr. Stuart Benkert - Division Chair
Jordan Hicks - Administrative Assistant
Michelle Dell - Administrative Specialist


Instrumental Faculty

Ensemble Directors

Dr. Craig Davis - Director of Bands/Director of Wind Ensemble
 Dr. Erika Schafer - Assistant Director of Bands,  Director of Jazz Band
 Prof. Sandy Morris - Director, UTC Symphony Orchestra


Flute - Dr. Ronda Ford
Oboe - Prof. Linda Pennebaker
Clarinet - Dr. Nikolasa Tejero
Bassoon - Prof. Staci Spring
Saxophone - Prof. Clint Schmitt
Trumpet - Dr. Erika Schafer
Horn -Dr. Jocelyn Sanders
Low Brass - Dr. Kenyon Wilson
Percussion - Dr. Monte Coulter


Violin - Dr. Josh Holritz
Viola - Dr. Josh Holritz
Cello - Prof. Jenny Wilkes
Bass - Dr. Eric Hanson


Prof. Stephen Brannen


Dr. Lynn Worcester, Keyboard Area Coordinator
Prof. Deanne Irvine
Prof. Jenny Parker
Prof. Janet Sump
Prof. David Walters - Jazz Piano


Vocal Faculty


Ensemble Directors

Dr. Kevin Ford - Director of Chattanooga Singers and Chamber Singers
Dr. Alison Allerton - Women's Chorale
Prof. Perry Ward - Men's Choir

Studio Teachers

Prof. Jan Cochrane
Dr. Rebecca St. Goar
Prof. Perry Ward


Music Education

Dr. Lee Harris - Music Education Coordinator
Prof. Alison Allerton - Choral Music Education


Music Performance

Dr. Nikolasa Tejero - Instrumental Performance Advisor
Dr. Rebecca St. Goar - Vocal Performance Advisor 


Music Theory/Composition

Dr. Jonathan McNair - Head of Theory/Composition, Advisor 
Dr. Nikolasa Tejero
Dr. Kenyon Wilson
Dr. Michael Broder  - Aural Theory


Music Literature

Dr. Eric Hanson - Music History
Prof. Stephen Brannen - Introduction to Music
Dr. Michael Broder - Introduction to Music
Dr. Jocelyn Sanders - Introduction to Music, America's Musical Heritage
Dr. Monte Coulter -  Musics of the World
Prof. Clint Schmitt - Survey of Jazz