Faculty and Staff

Dr. Keith Talley, Ed and Winnie Ola Berrong Endowed Chair
Associate Professor, Saxophone

Ms. Rhyesa Hamilton
Administrative Assistant

Ms. Elaine Bates
Adjunct Instructor, Elementary Music Education

Dr. David Bessinger
Associate Professor, Percussion

Ms. Marti Bessinger
Adjunct Instructor, Music Education

Mr. Vurl Bland
Adjunct Instructor, Tuba

Dr. Robert Chambers
Professor, Trombone, Euphonium, Guitar, & Conductor of the SWOSU Orchestra

Ms. Yu-Ling Chen
Instructor, Piano and Music Therapy

Dr. Stacey DiPaolo
Assistant Professor, Clarinet

Ms. Suré Eloff
Instructor, Voice

Dr. Daniel Farris
Assistant Professor, Choral Music

Dr. Kristin Griffeath
Assistant Professor, Voice, Music History

Dr. Robin Griffeath
Assistant Professor, Voice

Dr. ChihChen Sophia Lee
Professor, Music Therapy

Dr. Shelley Martinson
Assistant Professor, Flute

Mr. Marc Mueller
Instructor, Director of Bands

Mr. David Robillard
Adjunct Instructor, Violin and Viola

Ms. Janis South
Instructor, Horn

Dr. Richard Tirk
Assistant Professor, Trumpet & Jazz Studies