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James Byo

Carl Prince Matthies Memorial Professor of Music Education
Director of the School of Music

102B School of Music Building
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Office: (225) 578-3261
Fax: (225) 578-2562
E-mail: jbyo@lsu.edu

Biography 

 

  Faculty

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Jesse Allison
Assistant Professor
Experimental Music & Digital Media

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Lori Bade
Nell S. and Boyd H. McMullan Professor of Voice
Associate Dean for Graduate Studies

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Inessa Bazayev
Associate Professor
Music Theory

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Stephen David Beck
Derryl & Helen Haymon Professor of Music

 

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Hana Beloglavec
Assistant Professor
Trombone

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Edgar Berdahl
Assistant Professor
Experimental Music & Digital Media

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Michael Borowitz
Associate Professor
Opera Coach

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Brett Boutwell
Associate Professor
William F. Swor Alumni Professor of Musicology

 

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Jason Bowers
Instructor
Music Education

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Griffin Campbell
J. Franklin Bayhi Alumni Professor of Saxophone 

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Jane Cassidy
Roy & Margaret Gianelloni Alumni Professor of Music Education 

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Deborah Chodacki
Associate Professor
Clarinet

 

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Dinos Constantinides
LSU Boyd Professor of Composition

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Johanna Cox Pennington
Associate Professor
Oboe

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Trey Davis
Assistant Professor
Associate Director of Choral Studies

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Willis Delony
Virginia Martin Howard Professor of Piano & Jazz Studies

 

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John H. Dickson
Director of Choral Studies
Edward G. and Catherine M. Galante Chair for Choral Music Education
Stephanie Landry Barineaus Professor of Music

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Brett Dietz
Associate Professor
Percussion

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Dianne Frazer
Professional-in-Residence
Collaborative Piano

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Mara Gibson
Visiting Assistant Professor
Composition

 

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Andreas Giger
Louise and Kenneth L. Kinney Professor of Opera
Professor of Musicology

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Elias Goldstein
Associate Professor
Viola

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Jan Grimes
Professional-in-Residence
Collaborative Piano

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William Grimes
E. & D. White Professor of Music

 

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Paul Groves
Artist-in-Residence

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Michael Gurt
Paula G. Manship Distinguished Professor of Piano

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Darrel Hale
Assistant Professor
Bassoon

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Rachel Harris
Instructor
Introduction to Stage Techniques

 

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Terry Patrick-Harris
Professional-in-Residence
Voice

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Lin He
Associate Professor
Violin

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Laurence Hebert
Director of the LSU Gospel Choir

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Brandon Hendrickson
Assistant Professor
Voice

 

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Blake Howe
Associate Professor
Musicology

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Daniel Isbell
Associate Professor
Music Education

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Dennis Jesse
Associate Professor
Voice

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Kelvin Jones
Instructor
Assistant Director of Bands

 

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Katherine Kemler
Charles and Mary Barre Alumni Professor
Flute

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Elena Lacheva
Staff Accompanist

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Eric Liffmann
Instructor
Guitar

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Espen Lilleslatten
Associate Professor
Violin

 

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Dennis Llinás
Associate Director of Bands
Director of Tiger Band

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Dugg McDonough
Mary Barrett Fruehan Associate Professor
Artistic Director of LSU Opera

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Alison McFarland
Associate Professor
Musicology

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Sandra Moon
Assistant Professor
Voice

 

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Ana María Otamendi
Assistant Professor
Collaborative Piano

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Seth Orgel
Professor
Horn

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Dennis Parker
Derryl & Helen Haymon Professor of Cello

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Roxana Pavel
Artist-in-Residence
Chamber Music

 

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Robert Peck
Professor
Music Theory

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Jeffrey Perry
Manship Professor of Music Theory

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Pamela Pike
Associate Professor
Aloysia Landry Barineau Professor of Piano Pedagogy

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Carlos Riazuelo
Associate Professor
Manship Director of Orchestral Studies

 

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Daniel Shanahan
Assistant Professor
Music Theory

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Brian Shaw
Associate Professor
Julian & Sidney Carruth Professor of Trumpet and Jazz Studies

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Loraine Sims
Associate Professor
Edith Killgore Kirkpatrick Professor of Voice

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Gregory Sioles
Associate Professor
Piano

 

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Joseph Skillen
Galante Endowed Professor of Tuba and Euphonium

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Herndon Spillman
Carolyn Botkin Mattax/Herndon Spillman Professor of Organ Studies

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Ann Marie Stanley
Associate Professor
Music Education

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Damon Talley
Associate Professor
Manship Director of Bands

 

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Matthew Vangjel
Assistant Professor
Trumpet

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Yung-chiao Wei
Professor
Double Bass

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Gabriela Werries
Instructor
Harp

 

 

  Faculty Emeritus

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Robert Grayson
Professor Emeritus of Voice

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Patricia O’Neill
Professor Emerita of Voice

 
 

 

  School of Music Staff

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Ruth Alise
Front Office Manager

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Doris Butler
Business Officer 

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Zachary Hazelwood
Director of Operations
Events Manager

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Stephen HoukPiano Technician

 

 

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Bill Kelley
Recording Technician

Steve Koivisto

Steve Koivisto
Instrument Repair Technician

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Peter Nictakis
Opera Production Coordinator