Our Faculty

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Sonoma State University has transitioned to remote instruction for fall 2020. Employees are working remotely in almost all departments. Email is the best way to communicate with our faculty and staff. Please see the SSU COVID-19 site for more information. 

Chair

John Palmer Headshot
Musicology Program, Musicianship
707-664-2302
GMC 2045

Full-time Faculty

Jenny Bent Headshot
Director of Choral Activites
707-664-3925
GMC 2071
Andy Collinsworth Headshot
Director of Bands
707-664-4154
GMC 2063
Alexander Kahn Headshot
Director of Orchestral Studies
707-664-2989
GMC 2065
Doug Leibinger Headshot
Director of Jazz Studies
707-664-4149
GMC 2061
Thomas Limbert Headshot
Director, Walford Studio; Composition
707-664-2881
GMC 2067
Dr. Kim Mieder Director of Music Education
Dr. Kim Mieder
707-664-4250
GMC 2073
Lynne Morrow Headshot
Vocal, Operal/Musical Theatre Director
707-664-2973
GMC 2068/Ives 74
John Palmer Headshot
Musicology Program, Musicianship
707-664-2302
GMC 2045
Marilyn Thompson Headshot
Piano, Chamber Music Director
707-664-2973
GMC 2075
Brian Wilson Headshot
Professor, Director of Music Theory, Brass Ensemble
707-664-2324
GMC 2068

Part-time/Studio Faculty

Eric Cabalo Headshot
Classical Guitar Lessons, Guitar Ensemble, Freshman Learning Community, Guitar Methods
GMC 2064
Anthony Collins Headshot
Trombone, Euphonium & Tuba
GMC 2064
Ken Cook
Jazz Piano
GMC 2062
Kasey Knudsen
Jazz Saxophone
GMC 2062
Randy Vincent
Jazz Guitar
GMC 2074
Jennifer Wilsey Headshot
Percussion, Percussion & Improvisation Ensemble, Percussion Pedagogy
GMC 2066
Ruth Wilson with French Horn
Horn
707-664-3483
GMC 2076
Roy Zajac Headshot
Clarinet
GMC 2070
Jay Zhong
Violin
GMC 2074

Staff

Production Manager
7076643160
GMC 2043
Jana Duncan portrait
CPA Marketing and Public Relations Coordinator
7076643530
GMC 2040
Michael Hagen
Piano Technician II
Brooke Tester Headshot
Administrative Analyst
707-664-2324
GMC 2042
Yvonne Wormer
Staff Accompanist

Emeritus Faculty

Will Johnson
Emeritus Faculty, Composition
707-664-2631
GMC 2066