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.

  • Laurie Blunsom
    PhD, MFA, MM, BM
    Professor
    School of Performing Arts
    Laurie Blunsom received her Ph.D. in musicology at Brandeis...
    blunsom@mnstate.edu | Phone: 218.477.4606
    Office: CA 102
    Allen Carter
    DA, MM, BM
    Professor
    School of Performing Arts
    Allen Carter has a diverse background as a composer, arrange...
    carter@mnstate.edu | Phone: 218.477.4098
    Office: CA 140
    Jenny Dufault
    PhD, MM, BS
    Professor
    School of Performing Arts
    Dr. Jenny Dufault is a Professor who has taught applied voic...
    dufault@mnstate.edu | Phone: 218.477.2101
    Office: CA 110
    Elizabeth Evert-Karnes
    Managing Director for the Center of the Arts
    College of Arts, Media and Communication
    evertel@mnstate.edu | Phone: 218.477.2267
    Office: CA 156A
    Monte Grise
    DMA, MM, BME
    Associate Professor, Department Co-Chair
    School of Performing Arts
    Monte C. Grisé is the conductor of the MSUM Wind Symphony, S...
    monte.grise@mnstate.edu | Phone: 218.477.2103
    Office: CA 135
    Michael Krajewski
    DMA, MM, BM
    Assistant Professor
    School of Entertainment Industries and Technology
    Guitar, Jazz Guitar Ensemble, Jazz Combo, Improvisation, Aur...
    michael.krajewski@mnstate.edu | Phone: 218.477.4092
    Office: CA 139
    Terrie Manno
    DMA
    Professor
    School of Performing Arts
    Terrie Manno is a native of southern California and is curre...
    manno@mnstate.edu | Phone: 218.477.4094
    Office: CA 104
    Erynn Millard
    PhD
    Assistant Professor
    School of Performing Arts
    Erynn Millard holds a Ph.D. in choral music education and co...
    erynn.millard@mnstate.edu | Phone: 218.477.2101
    Office: CA 107
    Thomas Strait
    DA, MM, BME
    Professor
    School of Performing Arts
    Dr. Tom Strait is has been a faculty member at MSUM since 20...
    straitth@mnstate.edu | Phone: 218.477.4096
    Office: CA 141
    Todd Wawers
    Technicial Assistant
    School of Entertainment Industries and Technology
    Kenyon Williams
    DMA
    Professor
    School of Performing Arts
    Dr. Kenyon Williams has worked throughout the United States...
    willdrum@mnstate.edu | Phone: 218.477.4610
    Office: CA 102E