Music Minor Faculty

Mark Kays
Chair of the Department of Music
Director of Instrumental Music
B.S. – Ball State University
M.S.E. – Indiana University
Specialties: Instrumental Ensembles, Conducting, Saxophone, Woodwinds

Geoffrey North, D.M.
Choral Director
B.M. - Dalhousie University
M.M. - Northwestern University
D.M. - Northwestern University
Choral Conducting, Music Composition

Brian Derek
Adjunct Faculty
Studied at Berklee College of Music
Specialties: Bass Performance in most eras of Jazz, Latin Jazz, Brazilian Jazz, Rock, Composition, Arranging and Orchestration

Brenda Maurer
Adjunct Faculty
B.S. – Indiana State University
M.S. – Indiana State University
Specialty: Violin

John Moss
Adjunct Faculty
B.A. - University of North Texas
Specialty: Percussion

Lynn Syler
Adjunct Faculty
B.M.E. – Heidelberg University
Specialties: Vocal, Mezzo Soprano