Music Faculty 2017-08-18T10:00:26+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
Dr. Douglas BakenhusAssociate Professor of Music -- Director of Orchestral Studies
318.357.5792
bakenhusd@nsula.edu
Bill BrentDirector of Operations and Special Projects
318.357.4522
brent@nsula.edu
Luke BrouilletteAdjunct Instructor of Guitar
Paul ChristopherAssociate Professor of Music -- Cello
Dr. Kristine CoreilProfessor of Music -- Horn
381.357.5765
coreilk@nsula.edu
Dr. Nicholaus CumminsDirector of Choral Activities & Assistant Professor of Music
318-357-5755
cumminsn@nsula.edu
Dr. Mary DeVilleAssociate Professor of Music -- Music History, Church Music, Organ
318.357.4459
devillem@nsula.edu
John T. DunnAssociate Professor of Fine Arts
Andrew EdenAdjunct Instructor of Music
Dr. Paul ForsythAssociate Professor of Music -- Saxophone
Leah ForsythInstructor of Oboe
Kenneth GreenAssociate Professor of Music -- Percussion
381.357.5825
greenk@nsula.edu
Dr. Greg HandelAssociate Professor of Music -- Music Education
318.357.5777
handelg@nsula.edu
D'nissa HesterInstructor of Voice
(318) 357-5807
hesterd@nsula.edu
Chialing HsiehAssistant Professor of Music and Collaborative Piano
318.357.5800
hsiehc@nsula.edu
Dr. Adam HudlowTemporary Assistant Professor of Music Theory
318-840-5294
hudlowa@nsula.edu
Dr. Sharon JoyAssistant Professor of Music -- Music Education
318.357.5754
joys@nsula.edu
Dr. Masahito KurodaAssistant Professor of Music -- Low Brass
318.357.6305
kurodam@nsula.edu
Dr. Andrej KurtiAssociate Professor of Music -- Violin and Viola
Dr. Jeff MathewsAssociate Professor of Music -- Director of Bands, Music Education
318.357.4450
mathewsj@nsula.edu
Dr. Dennette McDermottProfessor of Music -- Flute, Graduate Studies
Daniel McDonaldAssistant Director of Bands, Spirit of Northwestern
318.357.6722
mcdonaldd@nsula.edu
Dr. Marcy McKeeAssistant Professor of Voice, Director of Opera Theater
318.357.5753
mckeem@nsula.edu
Dr. Malena McLarenDepartment Chair and Associate Professor of Clarinet
(318) 357-5758
mclarenm@nsula.edu
Oliver MolinaAssistant Professor of Music, Assistant Director of Bands - Percussion, Music Education
Matt PettyAdjunct Instructor of Music
Galindo RodriguezAssociate Professor of Music -- Trumpet, Jazz Studies
318.357.5799
rodriguez@nsula.edu
Michael RorexAssociate Professor of Music -- Choral, Voice
318.357.5803
rorexm@nsula.edu
Terrie SandersAssociate Professor of Music -- Voice, Pedagogy
381.357.5762
sanderst@nsula.edu
David SteeleAdjunct Instructor of Music
Dr. Samuel StokesAdjunct Faculty, Music Composition/Arranging
Dr. J. Mark ThompsonProfessor of Music -- Low Brass
318.357.5791
thompsonjm@nsula.edu
Kelsey WrightAdjunct Instructor of Flute
Dr. Francis YangAssistant Professor of Music -- Piano
318.357.5763
yangf@nsula.edu