Sewanee's resident Music faculty encompass a wide range of performing, compositional, scholarly, and music technology expertise. Please reach out to individual faculty to determine if Sewanee may be the right college choice for you.

Kerry Ginger

Assistant Professor of Voice

Erik Gustafson

Visiting Instructor - Voice

GU 130

Trent Leipert

Visiting Assistant Professor

GU 204A /ext. 1995

Bernadette Lo

Visiting Assistant Professor of Piano

Guerry Hall 130

Stephen Ray Miller

Professor of Music, Chair
Guerry Hall 204B/ ext. 1874

Jason Rosenberg

Assistant Professor and Director of Music Theory & Composition

Guerry Hall 122 / Ext. 3162

Mario Torres

Visiting Assistant Professor of Music and Conductor of the Sewanee Symphony Orchestra

Guerry Hall 121 / Ext. 1445

Geoffrey Ward

University Organist and Choirmaster

All Saints' Chapel 126 / Ext. 1425

Prakash C. Wright

Teaching Associate Professor of Music

Jazz Composition, Arranging; Sewanee Praise Gospel Choir
Guerry Hall 124 / Ext. 3216


Lessons for academic credit are available on most classical and jazz instruments, guitar, and voice. Sewanee's gifted teacher-performers offer both introductory and advanced lessons, corresponding with courses numbered at the 200-and 300-levels. In addition to the resident Music Department faculty above, the following adjunct faculty also teach Sewanee students.

Adrian Barnett

Visiting Assistant Professor of Saxophone and Clarinet

Guerry Hall 205B

Greg Danner

Visiting Professor of French Horn


Nate Felty

Visiting Instructor of Jazz Drumming

Chris Nelsen

Visiting Instructor of Percussion


Andrew Uhe

Visiting Instructor of Violin

Guerry Hall 204B

Rebecca Van de Ven

Instructor of Woodwinds


Kaitlyn Vest

Visiting Instructor of Cello


William Yelverton

Visiting Professor of Guitar