The Conservatory of Music administrative offices are located in Faye Spanos Concert Hall on the Stockton Campus.
Contact: 209.946.2415 or conservatory@pacific.edu

Conservatory leadership and staff

Ruth Brittin, Program Director for Music Education

Kyle Bruckmann, Program Director of Chamber Music

Andrew Conklin, Program Director of Music Composition

Breanna Daley, Ensemble Librarian

Daniel Ebbers, Program Director in Vocal Performance

Kim Girardi, Admin. Assistant II

Sadie Glass, Program Director of Brass and Percussion

James Haffner, Director for Pacific Opera Theatre

Veronica Henderson, Retention Specialist

Fei-Lin Hsiao, Program Director for Music Therapy, San Francisco Campus

Yvette Khan, Assistant Dean for Development for the Conservatory of Music

Nicolasa Kuster, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs

Patrick Langham, Program Director for Jazz Studies

Jonathan Latta, Program Director of Ensembles

Sonia Leong, Program Director of Piano

Sylwia Lipiec-Qualls, Executive Assistant to Dean

Andrew Mell, Director of Operations

Ann Miller, Program Director for Strings

Frederick Peterbark, Assistant Director of Conservatory Admissions

Benom Plumb, Program Director for Music Industry Studies & Music Management

Katy Pruitt, Conservatory Embedded Therapist

Melissa Riley, Budget Manager

Brittany Trotter, Program Director of Woodwinds

Eric Waldon, Program Director for Music Therapy

Sarah Waltz, Program Director for Music History

Peter Witte, Dean, Conservatory of Music

Faculty by area of study

Sadie Glass, Program Director/horn

Bruce Chrisp, low brass

Jonathan Latta, percussion

Leonard Ott, trumpet

Kyle Bruckmann, Program Director of Chamber Music

Jonathan Latta, Program Director of Ensembles

Eric Dudley, voice and opera

James Haffner, opera theatre

Patrick Langham, Jazz 

Vu Nguyen,  bands

Tito Talamantes, Mariachi de Pacific

Nicolas Waldvogel, orchestra

Peter Witte

Patrick Langham, Program Director/saxophone

Jamie Dubberly, brass

Melissa Fulkerson, voice

Aaron Garner, piano

Brian Kendrick, percussion

Joseph Mazzaferro, Associate Director/trumpet

Andrew Mell, bass

Eric Waldon, Program Director

Fei-Lin Hsiao, San Francisco Program Director

Casie Little

Karen Moran, San Francisco Campus

Vienna Sa

Maya Zebley, San Francisco Campus

Sonia Leong, Program Director

Natsuki Fukasawa

Patricia Grimm, Collaborative Pianist 

Sabine Klein, Collaborative Pianist

Margaret Perry

Monica Adams, Collaborative Pianist

Ann Miller, Program Director/violin

Guy Powell, guitar

Kathryn Schulmeister, double bass

Igor Veligan, violin/viola

Vicky Wang, cello

Brittany Trotter, Program Director/flute

Nicolasa Kuster, bassoon

Kyle Bruckmann, oboe

Ricardo Martinez, saxophone

Patricia Shands, clarinet

 

Faculty in alphabetical order

Monica Adams

Assistant Professor of Practice
Collaborative Pianist
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Stockton

Sarah Almetus

Lecturer in Music Education
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Stockton

Hendel Almetus

Assistant Professor of Practice
Coordinator of Pacific Community Music School
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Ruth Brittin

Professor
Program Director for Music Education
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  • Benerd College
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Jelani Brown

Lecturer
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Kyle Bruckmann

Assistant Professor of Practice
Program Director of Chamber Music
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Chang-Chun Chiang

Lecturer
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San Francisco

Bruce Chrisp

Associate Professor of Practice
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Andrew Conklin

Assistant Professor
Program Director of Music Composition
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Jeff Crawford

Assistant Professor of Practice
Studio Manager in Music Management & Music Industries Studies
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James Dubberly

Assistant Professor of Practice
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Eric Dudley

Associate Professor of Voice, Conductor/Coach
Coach/Conductor of Pacific’s Opera Theatre
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Daniel Ebbers

Professor
Program Director for Voice
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Michael Finnerty

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Robin Fisher

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Natsuki Fukasawa

Lecturer, Piano
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Melissa Fulkerson

Lecturer, Jazz Studies
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Sonia Gaind-Krishnan

Assistant Professor of Practice
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Aaron Garner

Lecturer, Jazz Studies
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Sadie Glass

Assistant Professor of Practice, Horn
Program Director of Brass and Percussion
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Eric Griffin

Lecturer in Music Management & Music Industry Studies
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Pat Grimm

Assistant Professor of Practice
Collaborative Pianist
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  • Faculty
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James Haffner

Professor
Director for Pacific Opera Theatre
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  • Conservatory Leadership & Staff
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Fei-Lin Hsiao

Associate Professor
Program Director for Music Therapy, San Francisco Campus
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  • Conservatory Leadership & Staff
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Jane Jaffe

Associate Professor of Practice
Coordinator of Concert Publications
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Betsy Keithcart

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Brian Kendrick

Associate Professor of Practice
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Sabine Klein

Assistant Professor of Practice
Collaborative Pianist
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Nicolasa Kuster

Associate Professor
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
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Patrick Langham

Professor
Program Director for Jazz Studies
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Jonathan Latta

Associate Professor of Practice in Percussion
Program Director of Ensembles
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Sonia Leong

Associate Professor of Practice
Program Director of Piano
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  • Conservatory Leadership & Staff
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Sylwia Lipiec-Qualls

Executive Assistant to Dean
  • Conservatory of Music
  • Faculty
  • Conservatory Leadership & Staff
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Casie Little

Assistant Professor of Practice
Coordinator of Music Therapy and Experiential Learning
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  • Faculty
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Ricardo Martinez

Assistant Professor of Practice
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  • Faculty
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Joe Mazzaferro

Associate Professor of Practice in Jazz
Associate Director of Jazz Studies
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Andrew Mell

Director of Operations
Assistant Professor of Practice in Jazz and Music Industry Studies
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Ann Miller

Associate Professor
Program Director for Strings
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  • Conservatory Leadership & Staff
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Karen Moran

Assistant Professor of Practice
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  • Faculty
San Francisco

Vu Nguyen

Associate Professor of Music
Director of Bands
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Leonard Ott

Associate Professor of Practice
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  • Faculty
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Carl Pantle

SHSI Director, Music Theatre ADMINISTRATION
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Margaret Perry

Associate Professor of Practice
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  • Faculty
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Benom Plumb

Associate Professor
Program Director for Music Industry Studies & Music Management
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  • Faculty
  • Conservatory Leadership & Staff
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Guy Powell

Lecturer in Guitar
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Vienna Sa

Lecturer in Music Therapy
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Kathryn Schulmeister

Assistant Professor of Practice in String Bass
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Darita Seth

Interim Director of Choral Studies and Conducting
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Patricia Shands

Professor
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Joshua Smotherman

Lecturer in Music Management & Music Industry Studies
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  • Faculty
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