Department of Music and Theatre

Faculty and Staff

Shannon Byrne, PhD

Department of Classics and Modern Languages
Chair of Music and Theatre

  • 904 Walter Schott Hall
  • Phone: 513-745-3464
  • Fax: 513-745-1955
  • ML 5181

Dr. Morten Kristiansen

Program Director, Associate Professor, Musicology, Music Program

  • 105 Edgecliff Hall
  • Phone: 513-745-1015
  • Fax: 513-745-3343
  • ML 4611

Stephen Skiles

Program Director, Associate Professor of Theatre, Theatre Program

  • Phone: 513-745-3578

Amber Schutte

Associate Director, Student Veterans Center

  • CLC, Room 515C
  • Phone: 513-745-3620
  • ML 4611

Dr. Kaleel Skeirik

Professor, Music Theory, Composition, History, Music Program

  • 104 Edgecliff Hall
  • Phone: 513-745-3803
  • Fax: 513-745-3343
  • ML 4611

Dr. Benjamin Chamberlain

Associate Professor, Director of Instrumental Activities, Music Program

  • 104 Edgecliff Hall
  • Phone: 513-745-3865
  • Fax: 513-745-3343
  • ML 4611

Polina Bespalko

Teaching Professor of Piano and Keyboard Area Coordinator, Music Program

  • 203 Edgecliff Hall
  • Phone: 513-745-3162
  • Fax: 513-745-3343
  • ML 4611

Joe Leonard

Teaching Professor, Technical Director and Set Designer, Theatre Program

  • Phone: 513-745-3613

Mr. Boris Astafiev

Adjunct Faculty, Bass, CSO Member, Music Program

  • Edgecliff Hall
  • Fax: 531-745-3343
  • ML 4611

Steve Barone

Adjunct Faculty, Jazz Guitar, Music Program

  • Edgecliff Hall
  • Fax: 513-745-3343
  • ML 4611

Megan Battles

Adjunct Faculty, Piano, Music Program

  • Edgecliff Hall
  • Phone: 513-745-3801
  • Fax: 513-745-3343
  • ML 4611

Joe Beumer

Adjunct Faculty, Scenic and Lighting Designer, Theatre Program

Jason Branscum

Adjunct Faculty, Music Appreciation, Music Program

  • Edgecliff Hall
  • Phone: 513-745-3801
  • ML 4611

Stephanie Brumer

Adjunct Faculty, Theatre Program

Dee Anne Bryll

Adjunct Faculty, Theatre Program

Andrew Bush

Adjunct Faculty, The Art of Listening, Music Program

  • Edgecliff Hall
  • Phone: 513-745-3801
  • Fax: 513-745-3343
  • ML 4611

Brandon Coleman

Adjunct Faculty, Electric Guitar, Music Program

  • Edgecliff Hall
  • Phone: 513-745-3801
  • Fax: 513-745-3343
  • ML 4611

Jeremy Collins

Adjunct Faculty, Classical Guitar, Music Program

  • Edgecliff Hall
  • Phone: 513-745-3801
  • ML 4611

Jacquelyn Davis

Adjunct Faculty, Harp, Music Program

  • Edgecliff Hall
  • Phone: 513-745-3801
  • Fax: 513-745-3343
  • ML 4611

Erin Fung

Adjunct Faculty, Clarinet, Music Program

  • Edgecliff Hall
  • Phone: 513-745-3801
  • Fax: 513-745-3343
  • ML 4611

Nathan Gabriel

Adjunct Faculty, Theatre Program

Dan Grantham

Adjunct Faculty, Trumpet, Music Program

  • Edgecliff Hall
  • Phone: 513-745-3801
  • ML 4611

Tom Guth

Adjunct Faculty, Cello, CCO Member, Music Program

  • Edgecliff Hall
  • Fax: 513-745-3343
  • ML 4611

James Hart

Adjunct Faculty, Electronic Music, Music Program

  • Edgecliff Hall
  • Fax: 513-745-3343
  • ML 4611

Brady Harrison

Adjunct Faculty, Percussion Area Coordinator, Music Program

  • B4 Edgecliff Hall
  • Phone: 513-745-3842
  • Fax: 513-745-3343
  • ML 4611

Xan Jeffery

Adjunct Faculty, Theatre Program

Julie Carroll-Keeney

Adjunct Faculty, Theatre Program

Eric Knechtges

Adjunct Faculty, Composition, Music Program

  • Edgecliff Hall
  • Phone: 513-745-3801
  • Fax: 513-745-3343
  • ML 4611

Jess Lamb

Adjunct Faculty, Songwriting, Music Program

  • Edgecliff Hall
  • Phone: 513-745-3801
  • Fax: 513-745-3343
  • ML 4611

Bridget Leak

Adjunct Faculty, Theatre Program

Eric Lechliter

Adjunct Faculty, Jazz Orchestra, Music Program

  • Edgecliff Hall
  • ML 4611

D. Lynn Meyers

Adjunct Faculty, Guest Director, Directing, Theatre Program

Jacob Miller

Adjunct Faculty, Piano, Music Program

  • Edgecliff Hall
  • Phone: 513-745-3801
  • Fax: 513-745-3343
  • ML 4611

Brooke Ten Napel

Adjunct Faculty, Horn, Music Program

  • Edgecliff Hall
  • Phone: 513-745-3801
  • ML 4611

Bryce Newcomer

Adjunct Faculty, Aural Skills, Music Program

  • Edgecliff Hall
  • Phone: 513-745-3801
  • Fax: 513-745-3343
  • ML 4611

Kevin Nordstrom

Adjunct Faculty, Music in Film, Music Program

  • Edgecliff Hall
  • Phone: 513-745-3801
  • Fax: 513-745-3343
  • ML 4611

Jessica Pitcairn

Adjunct Faculty, Theatre Program

Brenda Portman

Adjunct Faculty, Organ, Music Program

  • Edgecliff Hall
  • Phone: 513-745-3801
  • Fax: 513-745-3343
  • ML 4611

David Powell

Adjunct Faculty, Theatre Program

Regina Pugh

Adjunct Faculty, Theatre Program

Nicholas Rose

Adjunct Faculty, Theatre Program

Stacey Sands

Visiting Faculty, Vocal Studies

Kevin Semancik

Adjunct Faculty, Theatre Program

Paul Shortt

Guest Artist, Scenic Designer, Theatre Program

Om Srivastava

Adjunct Faculty, Saxophone, Woodwind Techniques, Music Program

  • Edgecliff Hall
  • Phone: 513-745-3801
  • Fax: 513-745-3343
  • ML 4611

Matthew Swanson

Adjunct Faculty, Choir, Music Program

  • Edgecliff Hall
  • Phone: 513-745-3801
  • Fax: 513-745-3343
  • ML 4611

Robert Templeman

Adjunct Faculty, Musicology, American Popular Music, Music Program

  • Edgecliff Hall
  • Fax: 513-745-3343
  • ML 4611

Manami White

Adjunct Faculty, Orchestral Director, Violin, Viola, CCO Member, Music Program

  • B5 Edgecliff Hall
  • Phone: 513-745-3866
  • Fax: 513-745-3343
  • ML 4611

Amy Taylor

Adjunct Faculty, Flute, Music Program

  • Edgecliff Hall
  • Phone: 513-745-3801
  • Fax: 513-745-3343
  • ML 4611

Kenneth Michael Young

Adjunct Faculty, Voice, Music & Theatre

  • Edgecliff Hall
  • Phone: 513-745-3801
  • Fax: 513-745-3343
  • ML 4611

Rachael Young

Adjunct Faculty, Bassoon, Music Program

  • Edgecliff Hall
  • Phone: 513-745-3801
  • Fax: 513-745-3343
  • ML 4611

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