Music Faculty & Staff

MSUM’s School of Performing Arts talented faculty and staff are dedicated to your success and eager to share their professional experience with you.

Julie Adams
MA, BME
Adjunct Faculty
School of Performing Arts
Julie Adams has a broad spectrum of teaching and directing e...
Send Email | Phone: 701.552.1006701.552.1006
Office: CA 109
Laurie Blunsom
PhD, MFA, MM, BM
Professor
School of Performing Arts
Laurie Blunsom received her Ph.D. in musicology at Brandeis ...
Send Email | Phone: 218.477.4606218.477.4606
Office: CA 102
Stephanie Carlson
BMUS
Adjunct Faculty
School of Performing Arts
Send Email | Phone: 701.477.2101701.477.2101
Office: CA 102D
Allen Carter
DA, MM, BM
Professor
School of Performing Arts
Allen Carter has a diverse background as a composer, arrange...
Send Email | Phone: 218.477.4098218.477.4098
Office: CA 140
Jenny Dufault
PhD, MM, BS
Professor
School of Performing Arts
Dr. Jenny Dufault is a Professor who has taught applied voic...
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Office: CA 110
Elizabeth Evert-Karnes
Managing Director for the Center of the Arts
College of Arts & Humanities
Send Email | Phone: 218.477.2267218.477.2267
Office: CA 156A
David Ferreira
DMA, MM, BM
Adjunct Faculty
School of Performing Arts
Dr. David Ferreira is Professor Emeritus at Minnesota State ...
Send Email | Phone: 218.477.4095218.477.4095
Office: CA 103
Monte Grise
DMA, MM, BME
Professor, Department Co-Chair
School of Performing Arts
Monte C. Grisé is the conductor of the MSUM Wind Symphony, S...
Send Email | Phone: 218.477.2103218.477.2103
Office: CA 135
Tiana Grise
DMA, MM, BM
Adjunct Faculty
School of Performing Arts
Send Email | Phone: 218.477.2101218.477.2101
Office: CA 137
Jeehyun Kim
DMA, MM, BM
Adjunct
School of Performing Arts
DMA, Voice Performance, Boston University MM, Voice Perform...
Send Email | Phone: 218.227.9689218.227.9689
Office: CA 108
Terrie Manno
DMA
Professor
School of Performing Arts
Terrie Manno is a native of southern California and is curre...
Send Email | Phone: 218.477.4094218.477.4094
Office: CA 104
Erynn Millard
PhD
Associate Professor
School of Performing Arts
Erynn Millard holds a Ph.D. in choral music education and co...
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Office: CA 107
Douglas Neill
BS
Adjunct Faculty
School of Performing Arts
Doug Neill is currently the adjunct bass and tuba instructor...
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Office: CA 022
Elise Nelson
MM, BM
Adjunct Faculty
School of Performing Arts
Cellist Elise Buffat Nelson currently teaches at NDSU and MS...
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Office: CA 136
Thomas Strait
DA, MM, BME
Professor
School of Performing Arts
Dr. Tom Strait is has been a faculty member at MSUM since 20...
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Office: CA 141
Kenyon Williams
DMA
Professor
School of Performing Arts
Dr. Kenyon Williams has worked throughout the United States ...
Send Email | Phone: 218.477.4610218.477.4610
Office: CA 102E