Music Faculty 2017-11-06T10:59:28+00:00

Contact Us

Feel free to use email, fax, phone, or other means to contact us with any questions regarding the NSU Music Program:

Dr. Greg Handel, Director of the School of Creative and Performing Arts, 318-357-4522
Dr. Malena McLaren, Coordinator, Department of Music, 318-357-5758
Dr. Jeff Mathews, Director of Bands, 318-357-4450
Dr. Nicholaus Cummins, Director of Choral Activities, 318-357-5755
Dr. Douglas Bakenhus, Director of Orchestras, 318-357-5792
Dan McDonald, Associate Director of Bands, 318-357-6722

Mailing Address:
Dr. Malena McLaren, Coordinator of Music
School of Creative and Performing Arts
Northwestern State University
Natchitoches, LA 71497

Fax: 318-357-5906

Faculty

The NSU Music Faculty are distinguished and highly respected teachers, performers, and scholars in their respective fields of music. They appear in many local, regional, national, and international venues in those capacities. Along with their impressive credentials, they are first and foremost excellent instructors, dedicated to helping students improve and achieve.

Dr. Christine AllenAssociate Professor of Music -- Piano
318.357.5854
christine@nsula.edu

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Dr. Douglas BakenhusProfessor of Music –Bassoon and Director of Orchestras
318.357.5792
bakenhusd@nsula.edu
NSU Orchestra and Strings
NSU Symphoney Facebook
Austin Baroque Orchestra Profile

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Bill BrentDirector of Operations and Special Projects
318.357.4522
brent@nsula.edu
Luke BrouilletteAdjunct Instructor of Guitar
318-652-0256
brouillettel@nsula.edu
http://www.lukejazz.com

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Paul ChristopherAssociate Professor of Music -- Cello
381.357.5802
christopherp@nsula.edu
http://www.paulchristophercello.com/

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Dr. Kristine CoreilProfessor of Music -- Horn
381.357.5765
coreilk@nsula.edu

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Dr. Nicholaus CumminsDirector of Choral Activities & Assistant Professor of Music
318-357-5755
cumminsn@nsula.edu

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Dr. Mary DeVilleAssociate Professor of Music -- Music History, Church Music, Organ
318.357.4459
devillem@nsula.edu

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John T. DunnAssociate Professor of Fine Arts
dunnj@nsula.edu

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Andrew EdenAdjunct Instructor of Music
edena@nsula.edu

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Leah ForsythInstructor of Oboe
318.357.5855
forsythl@nsula.edu
http://www.leahforsythmusic.com/

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Dr. Paul ForsythAssociate Professor of Music -- Saxophone
318.357.4426
forsythp@nsula.edu
Northwestern State University Saxophone Studio

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Kenneth GreenAssociate Professor of Music -- Percussion
381.357.5825
greenk@nsula.edu

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Dr. Greg HandelAssociate Professor of Music -- Music Education
318.357.5777
handelg@nsula.edu

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D'nissa HesterInstructor of Voice
(318) 357-5807
hesterd@nsula.edu

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Dr. Adam HudlowTemporary Assistant Professor of Music Theory
318-840-5294
hudlowa@nsula.edu

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Chialing HsiehAssistant Professor of Music and Collaborative Piano
318.357.5800
hsiehc@nsula.edu

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Dr. Sharon JoyAssistant Professor of Music -- Music Education
318.357.5754
joys@nsula.edu

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Dr. Masahito KurodaAssistant Professor of Music -- Low Brass
318.357.6305
kurodam@nsula.edu

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Dr. Andrej KurtiAssociate Professor of Music -- Violin and Viola
318.357.5796
kurtia@nsula.edu
http://www.andrejkurti.com/
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Dr. Jeff MathewsAssociate Professor of Music -- Director of Bands, Music Education
318.357.4450
mathewsj@nsula.edu

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Dr. Dennette McDermottProfessor of Music -- Flute, Graduate Studies
318.357.5761
mcdermottd@nsula.edu
Orchestra Website

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Daniel McDonaldAssistant Director of Bands, Spirit of Northwestern
318.357.6722
mcdonaldd@nsula.edu

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Dr. Marcy McKeeAssistant Professor of Voice, Director of Opera Theater
318.357.5753
mckeem@nsula.edu

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Dr. Malena McLarenDepartment Chair and Associate Professor of Clarinet
(318) 357-5758
mclarenm@nsula.edu

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Oliver MolinaAssistant Professor of Music, Assistant Director of Bands - Percussion, Music Education
318.357.5989
molinao@nsula.edu
olivermolina.com

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Matt PettyAdjunct Instructor of Music
pettym@nsula.edu

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Galindo RodriguezAssociate Professor of Music -- Trumpet, Jazz Studies
318.357.5799
rodriguez@nsula.edu

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Michael RorexAssociate Professor of Music -- Choral, Voice
318.357.5803
rorexm@nsula.edu

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Terrie SandersAssociate Professor of Music -- Voice, Pedagogy
381.357.5762
sanderst@nsula.edu

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David SteeleAdjunct Instructor of Music
steeled@nsula.edu

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Dr. Samuel StokesAdjunct Faculty, Music Composition/Arranging
816.509.2207
stokess@nsula.edu
samuelstokesmusic.com

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Sofiko TchetchelashviliAdjunct Instructor of Violin/Viola
318.357.5796
sofiko@nsula.edu

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Dr. J. Mark ThompsonProfessor of Music -- Low Brass
318.357.5791
thompsonjm@nsula.edu

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Kelsey WrightAdjunct Instructor of Flute
Dr. Francis YangAssistant Professor of Music -- Piano
318.357.5763
yangf@nsula.edu

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