| Name|| |
|Donn DeSanto|| string bass / electric bass|
|James Hendricks|| piano, jazz piano, class piano|
|Tyrone Hines|| trombone, tuba, woodwind methods, brass methods|
|Elizabeth Norman|| voice, opera workshop|
|Felton Offard|| guitar, jazz and popular music history, music business|
|William Raynovich|| music theory, aural skills, composition, orchestration|
|Mark Smith|| steel band, percussion, drumset|
|Roxanne Stevenson|| concert band, woodwinds, music education, conducting|
|Mark Sudeith|| piano, organ, piano accompaniment, class piano|
|Pharez Whitted|| jazz band, trumpet, jazz trumpet, jazz improvisation|
|Deborah Williams|| concert choir, chamber choir,voice, vocal jazz choir|
B.M., DePaul University
Donn DeSanto holds the B.M. degree from DePaul University in Chicago. His area of specialization is double bass and electric bass.
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M.M., Northern Illinois University
James Hendricks holds the B.M. and M.M. degrees from Northern Illinois University. His areas of specialization include piano and jazz piano.
M.M., Vandercook College of Music
Tyrone Hines holds the B.A. degree from Southern Illinois University, and the M.M. degree from Vandercook College of Music. His areas of specialization include trombone, tuba, and the woodwind and brass methods for music education majors. Mr. Hines is the assistant director of the Jazz Harvest Jazz Band, and After School Matters high school program.
M.M., DePaul University
Elizabeth Norman teaches voice and opera workshop.
M.M., Northern Illinois University
Felton Offard holds the B.M. and M.M. degrees from Northern Illinois University. His areas of specialization include guitar, jazz and popular music history, music business, and music appreciation.
D.M.A., University of Illinois
William Raynovich holds the B.M. degree from Syracuse University, the M.M. degree from Syracuse University, and the D.M.A. degree from the University of Illinois. His areas of specialization include music theory, composition, music appreciation, and cello.
M.M., American Conservatory of Music
Mark Smith holds the B.M. and M.M. degrees from the American Conservatory of Music. His areas of specialization include percussion, drumset, steel pan, jazz and popular music history, and music business. He currently serves as chair for the department of music.
M.S., University of Illinois
Roxanne Stevenson holds the B.S. degree from Bethune-Cookman College, and the M.S. degree from the University of Illinois. Her areas of specialization include secondary education, woodwinds, conducting, and student teacher supervision. She is the conductor for our concert band and serves as director for the community concert and jazz bands.
D.Mus., Indiana University
Mark Sudeith holds the B.F.A, from the University of Minnesota, the M.M. in piano from Indiana University, the M.M. in organ from the University of Minnesota, and the D.Mus. from Indiana University. His areas of specialization include piano, organ, class piano, and piano accompaniment.
M.M., Indiana University
Pharez Whitted holds the B.M. degree from Depauw University, and the M.M. degree from Indiana University. His areas of specialization include trumpet, jazz trumpet, jazz improvisation, and jazz methods for music education. He serves as our conductor for our jazz band and combos, and is the director for the Jazz Harvest Jazz Band, and After School Matters high school jazz program.
M.M., University of Oklahoma
Deborah Williams holds the B.M.E. and M.M. degrees from the University of Oklahoma. Her areas of specialization include voice, diction, and choral methods for music education. She is the conductor for our concert choir, and directs our vocal jazz ensemble and chamber choir.