Graduate Faculty

Full School of Music Faculty Listing

Dean

Associate Deans

  • Donavon GrayDonavon Gray, DMA
    Associate Dean and Professor, School of Music; Director of Winds, Brass, and Percussion; Conducting; Director of Graduate Music Education
  • Donald NeufeldDonald Neufeld, M.A.
    Associate Dean and Associate Professor, School of Music

Professors

Associate Professors

  • David BeattyDavid Beatty, M.M.
    Director of Commercial Music and Jazz Ensemble; Associate Professor of Trombone Studies
  • Rodney CatheyRodney Cathey, DMA
    Chair, Undergraduate Studies; Director, Vocal Jazz Ensemble; Associate Professor of Conducting
  • Joel ClifftJoel Clifft, DMA
    Associate Professor; Director of Keyboard Studies
  • Harold ClousingHarold Clousing, DMA
    Associate Professor; Conductor, Men's Chorale; Director of Vocal Studies
  • Claire FedorukClaire Fedoruk, DMA
    Associate Professor of Music History
  • Melanie GallowayMelanie Galloway, DMA
    Artistic Director, APU Opera; Associate Professor of Vocal Studies
  • Alexander KoopsAlexander Koops, DMA
    Director of Undergraduate Music Education; Conductor of Symphonic Band; Director of Azusa Conservatory of Music Community Music School; Associate Professor
  • Michael LeeMichael Lee, M.A.
    Director of Music Technology; Associate Professor
  • Christopher RussellChristopher Russell, M.M.
    Associate Professor; Conductor of Symphony Orchestra; Instrumental Conducting
  • John SuttonJohn Sutton, DMA
    Associate Professor; Chair of Choral Activities; Conductor of Oratorio Choir; Conductor of University Choir and Orchestra; Choral Conducting

Assistant Professors

Instructors

Lecturers

Adjunct Professors

Applied Instructors

“The greatest strength of the School of Music is its faculty and their strong desire to help people recognize their God-given talents and help them understand their responsibility in the development of those talents.”

Dennis Royse, Ph.D.
Chair of Graduate Programs; Professor of Music History and Music Theory

Note: This information is current for the 2014-15 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.