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

Guerry Hall 123/Ext. 1275

Erik Gustafson

Visiting Instructor - Voice

Guerry 130

Bernadette Lo

Visiting Assistant Professor of Piano

Guerry Hall 130

Tiffany Lu

Director of Sewanee Symphony Orchestra and Visiting Assistant Professor of Orchestral Conducting

Guerry Hall

Stephen Ray Miller

Professor of Music, Chair

Musicology; Sacred Harp Singing
Breslin Tower 300 / ext. 1874

Jason Rosenberg

Assistant Professor and Director of Music Theory & Composition

Guerry Hall 122 / Ext. 3162

Geoffrey Ward

University Organist and Choirmaster

All Saints' Chapel 126 / Ext. 1425

Hilary Dow Ward

Managing Director, Sewanee Summer Music Festival

Guerry Hall 121 / Ext. 1543

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 instruments, fiddle, guitar, and voice. Sewanee's gifted and devoted teachers offer lessons at both the basic and advanced level, corresponding with courses numbered at the 200- and 300-level. In addition to the regular Music Department Faculty, the following Adjunct Faculty are available.

Paula Bressman

Visiting Instructor of Harp

Greg Danner

Visiting Professor of French Horn


Nate Felty

Visiting Instructor of Jazz Drumming

Kevin Gatzke

Visiting Instructor of Saxophone

Rebecca Murphy

Visiting Instructor of Flute


Chris Nelsen

Visiting Instructor of Percussion


Alan Suska

Visiting Instructor of Trumpet


Rebecca Van de Ven

Instructor of Woodwinds


Kaitlyn Vest

Visiting Instructor of Cello


William Yelverton

Visiting Professor of Guitar