Associate Professor, Musicology
Professor Schmelz is the recipient of fellowships from the NEH and the Paul Sacher Foundation. His research interests include twentieth-century music, Russian and Soviet music, music in the cold war, and popular music.
Head of Performance
Lecturer and Director of Choral Activities
Professor Aldrich is Director of Choral Activities at Washington University in St. Louis. There she directs the Concert Choir and Chamber Choir and teaches conducting.
Director of Vocal Activities
Senior Lecturer, Voice
Applied Music Lesson Coordinator, Voice
Professor Armistead holds a Master's degree in vocal performance from Washington University. She was a founding member of the St. Louis Early Music Ensemble and has also taken leading roles in Baroque operas.
Director of Jazz Band
Director of Wind Ensemble
Professor Becker is a member of the Music Educators National Conference, the Missouri Music Educators Association, and the Missouri Band Masters Association, and is Past President of the Missouri unit of the International Association of Jazz Educators.
|Justin Branum||Teacher of Applied Music, Mandolin and Fiddle|
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Associate Professor, Ethnomusicology
Prof. Burke's research centers on jazz and popular music in the United States, with a focus on the connections between music's performance and reception and the formation of racial ideology.
Teacher of Applied Music, Piano
Professor Burkhart has appeared in recitals in the Northeast including Carnegie Recital Hall in New York City. Annette Burkhart has performed solos with the Susquehanna Valley Orchestra and Appalachian State University Orchestra.
|Tamara Campbell||Teacher of Applied Music, Voice|
Teacher of Applied Music, Piano and Harpsichord
Maryse Carlin has performed throughout the United States and abroad, both as a pianist and harpsichordist. She made her harpsichord debut recital at Carnegie Recital Hall in New York under the auspices of Jeunesses Musicales.
Professor, Piano and Fortepiano
Seth Carlin's career began at the age of nine with a broadcast performance over radio station WNYC, performing a work written especially for him. Since then Carlinh has been soloist with many orchestras.
|Maurice Carnes||Teacher of Applied Music, Jazz Combo|
Teacher of Applied Music, Violin
Ms. Clark taught instrumental music in the St. Louis County schools before joining the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra in 1968. In addition to performing with the orchestra, she has given several recitals at St. Louis University.
Teacher of Applied Music, Percussion
Henry Claude is a freelance Percussionist/Composer/Instrument Inventor and Builder based in St Louis MO. In addition to teaching Percussion and Percussion Ensemble at Washington University, Henry is also the Music Director of the WU Dance Division.
Head of Musicology
Assistant Professor, Musicology
Film and Media Studies, Affiliated Faculty
American Culture Studies, Joint Appointment
Performing Arts Department, Faculty Affiliate
Professor Decker's first book, Music Makes Me: Fred Astaire and Jazz (University of California Press, 2011) won the 2012 Best First Book Award from the Society for Cinema and Media Studies.
|Paul DeMarinis||Lecturer, Jazz History|
Teacher of Applied Music, Clarinet
Professor Garritson performs regularly with the Missouri Quintet, a woodwind group in residence at the University of Missouri, which is releasing its third CD at the end of this year.
Teacher of Applied Music, Piano
Sandra Geary was born in Ireland and received diplomas from the Cork School of Music, Royal School of Music, and Trinity College (London). Her teachers include Joseph Kalichstein and John O'Conor.
Teacher of Applied Music, Jazz Percussion
A native of St. Louis, Professor Gianino attended St. Louis Community College-Meramec, the University of Missouri-St. Louis, and Webster University.
Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology
Dr. Gill-Gürtan specializes in musical practices of Turkey and the Middle East, with research centered on music and affect, gender/sexuality, Islam, and medical ethnomusicology.
|Andrew Gott||Teacher of Applied Music, Bassoon|