Music Faculty 2022-08-05T07:01:53+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. Terrie Sanders, Department Head, 318-357-5762

Landon Olivier, Administrative Assistant, 318-357-5773


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. Douglas BakenhusProfessor of Music –Bassoon and Director of Orchestras
Luke BrouilletteAdjunct Instructor of Guitar
Dr. Robert E. CardwellAssistant Professor of Music—Voice
Paul ChristopherAssociate Professor of Music -- Cello
Dr. Nicholaus CumminsDirector of Choral Activities & Associate Professor of Music
Dr. Mary DeVilleAssociate Professor of Music -- Music History, Church Music, Organ
John T. DunnAssistant Professor of Fine Arts
Leah ForsythAssistant Professor of Music--Oboe
Dr. Paul ForsythProfessor of Music -- Saxophone
Dr. Greg HandelAssociate Professor of Music -- Music Education
Juliana HandyAdjunct Instructor of Music—Voice
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Dr. Adam HudlowAssistant Professor of Music Theory
Chialing HsiehAssistant Professor of Music and Collaborative Piano
Justin KujawskiAdjunct Instructor- Double Bass
Dr. Masahito KurodaAssociate Professor of Music -- Low Brass
Dr. Andrej KurtiProfessor of Music -- Violin and Viola
Daniel McDonaldAssistant Director of Bands, Spirit of Northwestern
Dr. Marcy McKeeAssistant Professor of Voice, Director of Opera Theater
Dr. Malena McLarenProfessor of Music—Clarinet
Dr. Oliver MolinaAssistant Professor of Music, Assistant Director of Bands - Percussion, Music Education
Dr. John PriceAssistant Professor of Music -- Piano and Piano Pedagogy
Dr. Anthony PursellAssociate Professor of Music--Director of Bands
Galindo RodriguezAssociate Professor of Music -- Trumpet, Jazz Studies
Dr. Terrie SandersAssociate Professor of Music -- Voice, Pedagogy, Department Head
David SteeleAdjunct Instructor of Music
Dr. Samuel StokesAdjunct Faculty, Music Composition/Arranging
Sofiko TchetchelashviliAdjunct Instructor of Violin/Viola
Dr. J. Mark ThompsonProfessor of Music -- Low Brass
Dr. Francis YangAssociate Professor of Music—Piano