Faculty and Staff

Administrative Staff
General Office Phone: (313) 578-9716
Perry Holmes, Program Manager, Phone: (313) 578-9716 / Email: holmespe@msu.edu 
Kelly Poster, Program Manager, Phone: (313) 579-5718 / Email: Posterke@music.msu.edu
Jill Woodward, Director, Phone: (313) 578-9717 / Email: woodwa74@msu.edu

Please direct faculty inquiries to (313) 578-9716 or cmsd@msu.edu

Leslie DeShazor
Natalie Frakes
Velda Kelly

Theresa Jenkins, clarinet
Chelsea Koziatek, flute
Steve Wood, flute & saxophone

High and Low Brass
Anthony Buccilli, trombone
Kenneth Gill, trombone
Perry Holmes, trumpet

Tia Harvey
Dewayne McAllister
Darren Stafford

Jonathan Dixon
Suai Kee
Jennie Knaggs
Duncan McMillan
William Schulte

Guitar & Bass
Michael Bryce, guitar & bass
Matt LoRusso, guitar

Jennie Knaggs

Vocal Music
Suai Kee
Jennie Knaggs
Trish Shandor

Gospel Choir
Darnell Ishmel, Director, YouTube Channel

Band Ensembles
Tyson Haynes, MSU Detroit Youth Concert Band
Connor Fetting, MSU Detroit Youth Concert Band
Tia Harvey, MSU Detroit Youth Concert Band
Dewayne McAllister, MSU Detroit Youth Band, Director; MSU Detroit Community Band
Carl Stone, MSU Detroit Jazz Band, Director; MSU Detroit Community Band
Mark Croft, Jazz Band faculty

Tia Harvey
Carl Stone

Early Childhood Music
Christie Lower
Stephanie Erspamer

Pre-Aspiring Musicians
Michael Bryce

Spartan Youth Jazz
Cory Allen, guitar
Rayse Biggs, trumpet
Anthony Buccilli, trombone
Sean Dobbins, Director, drums
Marion Gardner-Hayden, bass
Scott Gwinnell, piano & composition
Steve Wood, woodwinds

Music & Movement Therapy
Karen Barsy, Dance Therapist
Jody Conradi-Stark, Music Therapy Site Director
Rita Dougla, Music Therapist
Blythe Filar, Music Therapist
Anarosa Mendoza-King, Music Therapist

Verses: Exploring Literacy through Lyrics and Song
Josef Deas, Prodicer, Bassist, Composer
Jonathan Dixon, Keys, Songwriting, Music Production
Suai Kee, Songwriting, Vocals, Keys
Jennie Knaggs, Songwriting, Guitar, Vocals
William Langford, Poet-in-Residence, Language Arts
April Woodward, Music Business, Marketing & Communications

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