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Full-Time Faculty and Staff

Mr. Scott Christian
Visiting Instructor: Percussion, Percussion Pedagogy, Music Theory, Music History and Literature
Director, Percussion Ensemble
Department of Music
407A Davis Fine Arts
(304) 766-3196



Mr. Christopher Clark
Chair, Department of Music
Instructor: Music Theory and Composition, Jazz Studies, Applied Saxophone and Oboe, Orchestration and Arranging, Woodwind Pedagogy
Department of Music
302 Davis Fine Arts
(304) 766-3199



Dr. Dirk Johnson
Associate Professor: Voice Class, Vocal Pedagogy, Diction, Choral Conducting
Director of Choral Activities
Department of Music
303 Davis Fine Arts
(304) 766-3342


Mrs. Victoria Martirosyan-Fatu
Instructor: Piano Pedagogy, Applied Piano, Class Piano, Collaborative Piano, Chamber Music
Department of Music
306 Davis Fine Arts
(304) 766-3196


Mr. William Jenks
Director of Instrumental Activities
Instructor: Marching Band, Concert Band, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Applied Trombone, Applied Euphonium, Applied Tuba
311 Davis Fine Arts
(304) 766-3186


Mrs. Karleen Slaughter
Office Administrator
Department of Music and Art
201 Davis Fine Arts
(304) 766-3196


Ms. Brenda M. Vanderford
Associate Professor: Music Pedagogy, Appreciation of Music. Applied Organ
Department of Music
201 Davis Fine Arts
(304) 766-5107



Dr. Scott Woodard
Dean, College of Arts & Humanities
Professor: Orchestra, Applied Advanced Conducting
Director, WVSU Orchestra
Department of Music
201 Davis Fine Arts
(304) 766-3196


Artists In Residence

The Montclaire String Quartet
Dr. Anton Shelepov - Violin I
Christian Fatu - Violin II
Bernard DiGregorio - Viola
Andrea DiGregorio - Cello

Part-Time Faculty

Mr. David DeBolt
Adjunct Instructor: Applied Bassoon
316 Davis Fine Arts
(304) 766-3196    


Ms. Andrea DiGregorio
Adjunct Instructor: Applied Cello and Double Bass
316 Davis Fine Arts
(304) 766-3196    


Ms. Lindsey Goodman
Adjunct Instructor: Applied Flute
320 Davis Fine Arts
(304) 766-3196


Dr. Rebecca Mullins
Adjunct Instructor: Applied Voice, Vocal Diction
304 Davis Fine Arts
(304) 766-3196


Mr. Dave Porter
Adjunct Instructor: Applied Trumpet and Horn, Music Technology, Appreciation of Music, Electronic Music Production
320 Davis Fine Arts
(304) 766-3196


Mr. James Shamblin
Office Assistant
College of Arts and Humanities
201 Davis Fine Arts
(304) 766-3191


Mr. Robert Turizziani
Adjucuct Instructor: Applied Clarinet
320 Davis Fine Arts
(304) 766-3196


Mrs. Rosemary Severn
Adjunct Instructor: Appreciation of Music
201 Davis Fine Arts
(304) 766-3196


Dr. Anton Shelepov
Adjunct Instructor: Applied Violin, Applied Viola, Strings Pedagogy, Strings Chamber Ensembles
306 Davis Fine Arts
(304) 766-3196


Mr. Phil Washington
Adjunct Instructor: Applied Guitar, Applied Electic Bass
312 Davis Fine Arts
(304) 766-3277


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