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...
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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
CA 102
Stephanie Carlson
BMUS
Adjunct Faculty
School of Performing Arts
Send Email | Phone: 701.477.2101701.477.2101
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
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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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
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
CA 103
Nikolas Gruber
BM, MA
Adjunct
School of Performing Arts
At age 14, Nik Gruber began teaching guitar at Lidgett Music...
Laura Kellogg
BM, MM, DMA
Adjunct Faculty
School of Performing Arts
Laura, Professor of Flute, graduated with a Doctor of Musica...
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
CA 108
Conor Lee
BM
Adjunct
School of Performing Arts
Conor Lee earned his Bachelor of Music degree in Jazz Studie...
Paul Liversage
Adjunct Faculty
School of Performing Arts
Paul Liversage received his Masters of Music Education degre...
Amy Mercer
BM, MM, DMA
Assistant Professor
School of Performing Arts
Amy Mercer earned her doctorate in piano performance at Nort...
Send Email | Phone: 218.477.2101218.477.2101
CA 106
Erynn Millard
PhD
Associate Professor
School of Performing Arts
Erynn Millard holds a Ph.D. in choral music education and co...
Send Email | Phone: 218.477.2101218.477.2101
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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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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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...
Send Email | Phone: 218.477.4096218.477.4096
CA 141
Jessica Vines
BM
Adjunct
School of Performing Arts
Jessica Vines has been performing live since 2007 and teachi...
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
CA 102E

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