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  • Susan Baker
  • Department Assistant for Music & Theatre
  • susan.baker@bakerU.edu
  • Office: Owens Musical Arts Building 201
  • 785.594.8478

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Music Faculty

Thomas Becker - 4578

Instructor of Music
Expertise: guitar, guitar pedagogy
Office: Owens 106
785.594.4578

Will Cooper - 4578

Instructor of Music
Expertise: trumpet
Office: Owens 106
785.594.4578
Cathy Crispino

Cathy Crispino - 4504

Interim Director of Choral Ensembles
B.M.E. University of Kansas, M.M. University of Missouri at Kansas City
Office: Owens 102
785.594.4504

Jim Funkhouser - 4578

Instructor of Music
Expertise: French horn, composition
Office: Owens 106
785.594.4578
Lisa Jackson

Lisa Jackson - 8383

Instructor of Music
B.M. Eastman School of Music, M.M. University of Akron
Expertise: violin, viola
Office: Owens 100
785.594.8383
Nanette Kraus

Nanette Kraus - 8496

Staff Accompanist, Instructor of Music, Osborne Chapel Musician
B.A. Bethany College, J.D. University of Kansas
Expertise: accompanying, class piano
Office: Owens 204
785.594.8496

Ellen Lind - 8383

Instructor of Music
B.M. DePaul University
Expertise: cello
Office: Owens 106
785.594.8383
Robin Liston

Robin Liston - 4508

Associate Professor of Music
B.M.E. The Ohio State University; M.M., Ph.D. University of Kansas
Expertise: elementary music education, music appreciation, music history
Office: Owens 101
785.594.4508
Trilla Lyerla

Trilla Lyerla - 4500

Professor of Music, Chair of the Department of Music & Theatre
B.A., B.M. University of Kansas; M.A., D.M.A. University of Iowa
Expertise: piano, music theory, world music
Office: Owens 200
785.594.4500
J.D. Parr

J.D. Parr - 4507

Professor of Music, Director of Jazz Ensemble
B.M. Washburn University, M.M. Michigan State University, Ph.D. University of Kansas
Expertise: jazz ensemble, music education, woodwinds, music theory
Office: Owens 202
785.594.4507
Frank Perez

Frank Perez - 4579

Director of Bands
B.M., B.M.M.E., M.M.Ed. Thorton School of Music, University of Southern California; D.M.A. (in progress) University of Kansas
Expertise: wind ensembles, athletic bands, low brass, music technology, music education
Office: Owens 215
785.594.4579

Mark Pretzel - 8383

Director of Orchestral Activities
B.M., M.M. University of Cincinnati; M.M. Bowling Green State University; D.M.A University of Missouri at Kansas City
Expertise: orchestra, piano, conducting
Office: Owens 100
785.594.8383

Steve Riley - 4578

Instructor of Music
Expertise: percussion, percussion ensemble, percussion pedagogy, composition
Office: Owens 106
785.594.4578
Marci Ziegler

Marci Ziegler - 8421

Assistant Professor of Music
M.M. University of Kansas
Expertise: applied voice, class voice, vocal pedagogy, opera & musical theatre workshop
Office: Owens 203
785.594.8421