Department of Music

Dr. Garrett N. Allman
Associate Professor of Music
Conductor of the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra
Instructor of Piano
217.245.3411 | 
Russel Brazzel
Instructor in Music
Instructor of Classical Guitar  
Brett Burchard
Instructor in Music 
Shelley Cochran
Instructor in Music
Nichol DelGiorno
Instructor in Music
217.522.3342 x135 | 


Addie Gramelspacher
Instructor in Music
217.245.3491 |
Julie Hood
Instructor of Voice 
John Hume
Instructor of Trumpet
Dr. Timothy Kramer
Edward Capps Professor of Humanities
Chair, Music Department
Marty McCandless
Instructor in Music
Director of the Jazz Ensemble
Instructor of Saxophone/Clarinet 
217.245.3491 |
Dr. Hugo Magliocco
Instructor of Low Brass
Dr. Abby Musgrove
Assistant Professor of Music
Director of Choral Activities 
Susan Phillips
Instructor of Cello
Karma Vortman
Music Department Administrative Assistant
Instructor in Music 
217.245.3491 |

Department of Theatre

Nancy Taylor Porter
   Associate Professor of Theatre/Department Chair
   217.245.3433 |

Professor Taylor Porter feels very fortunate to be working in a field that allows her to bring her love for all the arts together through collectively creating meaning with colleagues and students. In both her teaching and directing, she introduces students to new ideas and new ways of seeing, inspired by watching them grow as thinkers, communicators, performers, and leaders. A singer, dancer, actor, and Shakespeare specialist, she is also studying women and violence on stage. 
   Associate Professor of Theatre/Technical Director/Designer  
   217.245.3383 |
Professor Steenerson enjoys working with his students in all aspects of technical theatre. From the classroom to the stage, Craig likes the process of collaborating, watching ideas develop and flourish. He fosters a good sense of community and participation, so students, at any skill level, can feel like they have contributed to their part of the process. He believes that students should learn while doing, work above their potential, and always remember to measure twice and cut once!  

Aasne Daniels
   Assistant Professor of Theatre
   217.245.3451 |

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