Mark E. Britt - Department Chair, Coordinator Music In Italy program
Marcella Frese - Program Coordinator: Camps, Conferences, Music Series, Website
Denisse Cabrera - Administrative Assistant to the Chair, Facilities Coord.
Jessie DeMare - Department Assistant for Music and Art
Michael Vick - Sound Engineer coordinator, ITS technology liaison

Collaborative Piano

Deb Bellamy
John Gentry
Vivian Hamilton
Amanda Montgomery
Dewitt Tipton


Jay Bocook - Composition, Orchestration
Benjamin Dobbs - Theory, Composition
Mark Kilstofte - Area Coordinator: Composition & Theory
Daniel Koppelman - Composition & Theory, Technology
Matt Olson - Jazz Studies, Improvisation

Ensemble Conductors

Jay Bocook - Athletic Bands (Marching Band, Pep Bands)
Matt Olson - Jazz Ensemble and Combos, Coordinator of Jazz Studies
Sue Samuels - Director of Bands, Music Education Coordinator


Hugh F. Floyd - Director of Choral Activities; Conductor: Furman Singers, Chamber Choir
Vivian Hamilton - Belle Voci Choir (formerly Women's Chorale)
J. Rusty Keesler - Men's Chorale

Symphony Orchestra and String Quartets
Thomas W. Joiner- Furman Symphony Orchestra, Coordinator of Orchestral Activities
Christopher Hutton - String Quartets


Ian Bracchitta - Bass Guitar, Double Bass, Jazz
Matt Dingledine - Jazz Guitar
-- - Classical Guitar

Introduction to Music for Non-Majors

Petrea Warneck


Ian Bracchitta - Bass Guitar, Double Bass
Keith Davis - Jazz Piano, Jazz Combo coach
Matt Dingledine - Jazz Guitar, Jazz Combo coach
Matt Olson - Saxophone, Jazz Studies Coordinator, Conductor Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Combo coach, Co-Director summer Jazz Camp
Justin Watt - Drum Set

Music Education

Anna B. Joiner- Viola, Music Education (strings)
J. Rusty Keesler - Music Education (choral)
Barbara Rich - Music Education (elementary)
Sue Samuels - Music Education Coordinator, Director of Bands

Music Library

Patricia Sasser - Librarian, Maxwell Music Library

Musicology, History, World Music

Omar Carmenates - Percussion, World Music
Christopher Hutton - Violoncello, Music History, String Quartets
Laura E. Kennedy - Area Coordinator, Musicologist, MayX Foreign Study coordinator​
Gary Malvern - Trumpet, Music History
Julie Moore - World Music
Patricia Sasser- Research Librarian, Maxwell Music Library

Piano, Organ, Keyboard

Keith Davis - Jazz Piano
Karen Eshelman - Theory Keyboard
John Gentry - Piano
David Gross- Piano
Daniel Koppelman- Keyboard Composition, Technology
Ruth Neville - Theory Keyboard
Amanda Montgomery - Piano
Derek Parsons - Piano, Area Coordinator, Director of the Summer Keyboard Institute
Charles Tompkins - Organ and Harpsichord, University Organist, Coordinator of the Church Music Conference

String / Orchestra

Ian Bracchitta- Jazz Double Bass
Anita Burroughs-Price - Harp
Andy Carlson - Violin
Timothy Easter - Double Bass
Christopher Hutton - Violoncello, Area Coordinator
Deirdre Hutton - Violin
Anna B. Joiner - Viola, Music Education
Thomas W. Joiner- Coordinator of Orchestral Activities, Violin, Conductor of the Furman Symphony Orchestra, Director of the Summer Orchestra Camp

Music Technology

Daniel Koppelman - Composition & Theory, Technology
Michael Vick - Recording Engineer coordinator, ITS liaison for Fine Arts


Benjamin Dobbs - Theory
Karen Eshelman - Theory
Mark Kilstofte - Area Coordinator: Composition, Theory
Daniel Koppelman - Theory, Composition, Performance Technology
Ruth Neville - Theory, Keyboard
Derek Parsons - Coordinator of Keyboard Skills
Dewitt Tipton - Theory, Collaborative Piano
Charles Tompkins - Theory, Organ


Lisa Browne Barksdale- Voice
Hugh F. Floyd - Director of Choral Activities, Voice
Vivian Hamilton – Conductor of the Women’s Chorale, Collaborative Staff Pianist
Kathryn Knauer - Voice
Grant Knox- Vocal Area Coordinator, Director of Furman Lyric Theatre and Opera Workshop, Director of the summer Young Artist Vocal Experience
Craig Price - Voice
Alison Trainer - Voice

Woodwind, Brass & Percussion

Jay Bocook - Director of Athletic Bands, Conductor of the Symphonic Winds, Composer and Arranger
Mark E. Britt - Low Brass; Department Chair
Omar Carmenates - Percussion
Cecilia Kang - Clarinet, Director of the Single Reed Day
Amy Yang Hazlett - Bassoon
Cynthia Hopkins- Flute
Gary Malvern- Trumpet
Matt Olson - Saxophone, Jazz Studies
Sue Samuels Director of Bands, Area Coordinator
Petrea Warneck - Oboe
Justin Watt- Drum Set
Anneka Zuehlke King - Horn

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