Faculty & Staff

headshot of Dr. Andy  McGraw
Associate Professor of Music
Ethnomusicologist
Chair, Department of Music

Specialties:
  • Southeast Asian Music
  • Music and Ethics
  • Rhythm Analysis
Contact:
(804) 287-1807
headshot of Dr. Bruno  Alcalde
Assistant Professor of Music

Specialties:
  • Music theory
  • Popular music
  • Music cognition
  • Post 1950s music
  • Musical style and genre
Contact:
(804) 289-8277
headshot of Dr. Gene  Anderson
Professor of Music, Emeritus

Specialties:
  • Music Theory
  • Early Jazz
  • Louis Armstrong
  • Stephen Sondheim
Contact:
(804) 289-8279
Instructor

Specialties:
  • Guitar
  • Banjo
  • Harmonica
  • Mandolin
  • Bluegrass Ensemble
  • Guitar Ensemble
  • American Roots Ensemble
Contact:
(804) 262-5283
Music Technology Specialist
Contact:
(804) 289-8277
Adjunct Instructor of Music

Specialties:
  • Sitar
  • Indian Vocal Music
Contact:
(804) 289-8277
headshot of Mr. Richard  Becker
Associate Professor of Music, Coordinator of Piano Studies

Specialties:
  • Piano performance
  • Composition
  • Poetry
Contact:
(804) 289-8280
headshot of  Mary Beth  Bennett

Specialties:
  • Accompanist
Contact:
Adjunct Faculty, Guitar and Classical Guitar

Specialties:
  • Guitar
Contact:
(804) 289-8277
headshot of Dr. Benjamin  Broening
Professor of Music

Specialties:
  • Music composition
  • Music theory
  • Music technology
  • Electroacoustic music
Contact:
(804) 289-8278
headshot of  Naima  Burrs
Conductor, University Symphony Orchestra
Contact:
(804) 289-8277
headshot of Dr. Jennifer  Cable
Professor of Music
Coordinator of Vocal Studies

Specialties:
  • Vocal performance
  • Baroque vocal music
  • 18th century English song
Contact:
(804) 289-8284
Visiting Instructor of Music
Contact:
(804) 289-8277
School of Arts & Sciences Adjunct Faculty

Specialties:
  • Percussion: Drum Set
Contact:
Academic Administrative Coordinator
Contact:
(804) 289-8277
headshot of Dr. Ronald A. Crutcher
President Emeritus and University Professor
Senior Fellow, The Aspen Institute
Contact:
(804) 662-3022
Instructor of African Drumming
Contact:
(804) 289-8277
headshot of Dr. Michael  Davison
Professor of Music
Director of Jazz Ensemble

Specialties:
  • Trumpet performance
  • Jazz studies
Contact:
(804) 289-8281
Instructor of Taiko Drumming
Contact:
(804) 289-8277
headshot of  David L. Esleck
Instructor

Specialties:
  • Piano
  • Jazz
  • Swing Combo
Contact:
(804) 360-4865
headshot of Dr. Linda  Fairtile
Head, Parsons Music Library
Adjunct Lecturer of Music

Specialties:
  • Italian opera
  • Archives and manuscripts
Contact:
(804) 287-6849
Adjunct Instructor of Music
Contact:
(804) 289-8277
headshot of Dr. Jessie   Fillerup
Associate Professor of Musicology
Contact:
(804) 484-1586
Adjunct Instructor of Music
Contact:
headshot of Dr. Stefan  Greenfield-Casas
Visiting Assistant Professor in Music Theory

Specialties:
  • Video game and film music
  • Musical arrangement
Contact:
(804) 289-8279
Instructor

Specialties:
  • Piano
Contact:
(804) 264-1457
headshot of  Kevin David Harding
Instructor

Specialties:
  • Guitar
  • Bossa Nova Ensemble
  • Samba Ensemble
  • Guitar Ensemble
Contact:
(804) 289-8277
headshot of  Shannon  Hooker
Teaching Faculty of Music
Assistant Director, Modlin Center for the Arts

Specialties:
  • Nonprofit Arts
  • Program Development
  • Audience Development and Arts Marketing
Contact:
804-287-6599
Instructor of Percussion
Contact:
(804) 289-8277
Instructor

Specialties:
  • Harp
Contact:
headshot of Dr. Joanne Lan-Funn Kong
Teaching Faculty of Music
Director of Accompaniment, Coordinator of Chamber Ensembles

Specialties:
  • Piano performance
  • Harpsichord performance
  • Chamber Music
Contact:
(804) 287-6422
Adjunct Instructor of Music
Contact:
headshot of  Jennifer Debiec Lawson
Instructor

Specialties:
  • Flute
Contact:
Adjunct Instructor of Music
Contact:
headshot of Dr. Joanna K. Love
Associate Professor of Music

Specialties:
  • 20th and 21st century American popular music
  • Music's role in advertising, video, and film
Contact:
(804) 289-8460
Adjunct Instructor of Music
Contact:
(804) 289-8277
Instructor

Specialties:
  • Cello
Contact:
Instructor

Specialties:
  • Flute
Contact:
Director of Popular Music Ensemble
Contact:
(804) 289-8277
Instructor

Specialties:
  • Guitar
  • Flamenco Guitar
Contact:
headshot of  Randall  Pharr
Instructor

Specialties:
  • String Bass
  • Jazz
Contact:
(804) 289-8277
headshot of Dr. Jeffrey  Riehl
Associate Professor of Music, Director of University Choirs

Specialties:
  • Choral music of Slovenia
  • Sacred works of W.A.Mozart
  • Music and Religion
  • Choral and Vocal Pedagogy
Contact:
(804) 289-8282
Instructor

Specialties:
  • Saxophone
Contact:
(804) 289-8277
headshot of  Bruce Borden Stevens
Instructor

Specialties:
  • Organ
Contact:
headshot of  Thomas Joseph Stevens
Instructor

Specialties:
  • Violin
  • Viola
Contact:
Gia Sweitzer
She/Her
Adjunct Lecturer of Music
Contact:
(804)289-8277
headshot of  Pablo  Talamante
Adjunct Instructor of Music
Contact:
(804) 289-8277
Adjunct Faculty, Piano
Contact:
(804) 289-8277
headshot of  Susy  Yim

Specialties:
  • Violin
Contact:
(804) 289-8277