Music Faculty

Gustavus Symphony Orchestra


Name Title Phone
Gregory Aune Professor, Jon and Anita Thomsen Young Distinguished Endowed Chair, Conductor of The Gustavus Ch 507-933-7347
Michael Jorgensen Professor 507-933-7362
Patricia Snapp Associate Professor and Voice Area Coordinator 507-933-7359 and 507-933-7364
Brandon Dean Assistant Professor, Conductor of Chapel Choir and Lucia Singers 507-933-7370
Jeffrey Hess Adjunct Assistant Professor 507-933-7371
Molly Clinefelter Adjunct Instructor, Voice 507-933-7371
Christina Smith Adjunct Instructor, Voice 507-933-7371


Name Title Phone Web
Dave Stamps Assistant Professor, Director of Gustavus Jazz Lab Band 507-933-7439
John Engebretson ’91 Adjunct Instructor of Saxophone, Director of the Adolphus Jazz Ensemble 507-933-7364
James Patrick Miller Douglas Nimmo Professor of the Gustavus Wind Orchestra 507-933-7340
Ruth Lin Associate Professor, Conductor of the Gustavus Symphony Orchestra 507-933-7248
Scott Moore Associate Professor of Music 507-933-6260
Justin Knoepfel Assistant Professor of Viola, Conductor of the Gustavus Philharmonic Orchestra 507-933-7360
Karrin Meffert-Nelson Assistant Professor, Conductor of the Vasa Wind Orchestra 507-933-7316
Jonathan Brandt Adjunct Assistant Professor of Trumpet 507-933-7247
Rolf Erdahl Adjunct Assistant Professor of Bass 507-933-7364
Rena Kraut Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clarinet 507-933-7364
Heidi Johanna Miller Adjunct Assistant Professor and Conductor, Brass Choir and Woodwind Choir 507-933-6254
Conor O'Brien Adjunct Assistant Professor of Violin 507-933-7364
Jill Olson Moser Adjunct Assistant Professor of Violin 507-933-6005
James DeVoll Adjunct Instructor of Flute, Flute Choir 507-933-7350
Sarah Erickson-Lume Adjunct Instructor of Oboe 507-933-7364
Paul Hill Adjunct Instructor of Percussion 507-933-7364
Barbara Leibundguth Adjunct Instructor of Flute 507-933-7350 and 507-933-7364
Sharon Mautner-Rodgers Adjunct Instructor of Cello, Chamber Music Coach 507-933-7364
Johnathan Moeller Adjunct Instructor of Guitar 507-933-6005
Melissa Morey Adjunct Instructor of Horn 507-933-7364
Don Norton Adjunct Instructor of Saxophone, Combos, World Music 507-933-6254
Ann Pesavento Professor Emerita, Adjunct Instructor of Bassoon 507-933-7364
Trygve Skaar Adjunct Instructor of Tuba, Euphonium 507-933-7247
Phala Tracy Adjunct Instructor of Harp 507-933-7364
Peter McGuire
Rick Orpen Professor of Composition and Theory, Percussion, Guitar web
Steve Wright Professor Emeritus - Music


Name Title Phone Web
Yumiko Oshima-Ryan Professor, Piano and Chair 507-933-7303
Esther Wang Associate Professor of Piano, Chamber Music Coaching 507-933-7361
Chad Winterfeldt Adjunct Assistant Professor of Organ and Handbells 507-933-7446
Rebekah Richards Adjunct Instructor of the Piano Lab School 507-933-7178 and 651-468-7058 web


Name Title Phone Web
Alexandra Bryant Visiting Assistant Professor 507-933-7348
Masa Ishikawa Visiting Assistant Professor 507-933-7364
Adam Rappel Adjunct Assistant Professor 507-933-7364
David Kozisek Adjunct Instructor, Voice 507-933-7371
Melissa Williams Adjunct Instructor 507-933-7371
Beth Winterfeldt Accompanist 507-933-7364
Ian Gregory
Mark Lammers
Cinde Wiebusch Administrative Assistant 507-933-7364 and 507-933-6660
Helen Baumgartner Professor Emerita
Patricia Kazarow Professor Emeriti
Paul Baumgartner Professor Emeritus
David Fienen Emeritus Professor of Music web
John McKay Professor Emeritus web