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Advising Information for Music Majors and Minors

All declared Music majors and minors are assigned a music faculty advisor during the first semester of music study. This advisor assignment remains the same throughout the course of obtaining a music degree. Students are generally assigned to the Faculty Advisor responsible for the student's degree program area (see list below).If you are unsure of who your assigned music advisor is, contact Christine Devine in the Music Office, collinch@msudenver.edu.

 

General Advising Support for College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Programs

Adriana Kilday
Arts Advising, Recruitment, and Retention Specialist
akilday@msudenver.edu | 303-605-7140 | Office Location: AR 187H

  • Schedule an Advising Appointment
  • Virtual Office Hours Fall 2020:
    • Monday: 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Tuesday: 9:00 am - 11:00 am
    • Wednesday: 9:00 am - 11:00 am
    • Thursday: 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    • Friday: 9:00 am - 11:00 am

 


 

Graduation Advising for Music Majors

Peter Schimpf
Department Chair, Professor of Musicology
pschimpf@msudenver.edu | 303-615-1010 | Office Location: AR 287B

 


Music Advising by Program Area

Bachelor of Music, Composition Concentration
Course Sequence | Degree Progress Report | 2020 Catalog | Catalog Archives

David Farrell
Assistant Professor, Director of Composition
dfarrel7@msudenver.edu | 303-615-1625 | Office Location: AR 277L

 

Cherise Leiter
Professor, Director of Music Theory
leiter@msudenver.edu | 303-615-0751 | Office Location: AR 286F

  • Schedule an Advising Appointment by Email
  • Virtual Office Hours Fall 2020:
    • Monday: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    • Tuesday: 9:30 am - 10:30 am
    • Wednesday: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    • Thursday: 9:30 am - 10:30 am, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

 


 

Bachelor of Music, Guitar Performance Concentration
Course Sequence | Degree Progress Report 2020 Catalog | Catalog Archives

Alex Komodore
Professor, Director of Guitar Studies
komodore@msudenver.edu | 303-615-0710 | Office Location: AR 284M 

 


 

Bachelor of Music, Jazz & American Improvised Music Performance Concentration
Course Sequence Degree Progress Report | 2020 Catalog | Catalog Archives

Dawn Clement
Assistant Professor, Director of Jazz & American Improvised Music Studies
dcleme15@msudenver.edu | 303-605-5872 | Office Location: AR 284G

 

Mark Harris
Associate Professor of Saxophone
harrimar@msudenver.edu | 303-615-0540 | Office Location: AR 284E

 


 

Bachelor of Music, Piano and Organ Performance Concentrations
Course Sequence Degree Progress Report 2020 Catalog | Catalog Archives

Jooeun Pak
Associate Professor, Director of Piano Studies
jpak14@msudenver.edu | 303-615-1608 | Office Location: AR 284K

 


 

Bachelor of Music, Voice Performance Concentration
Course Sequence | Degree Progress Report | 2020 Catalog | Catalog Archives

Bradley Thompson
Associate Professor of Voice, Director of Voice Studies
bthomp40@msudenver.edu | 303-615-1236 | Office Location: AR 284L

 

 


 

Bachelor of Music, Woodwind Performance Concentration
Course Sequence | Degree Progress Report | 2020 Catalog | Catalog Archives

Patricia Surman
Assistant Professor, Director of Woodwinds Studies
psurman@msudenver.edu | 303-615-1208 | Office Location: AR 277F

 


 

Bachelor of Music, Brass and Percussion Performance Concentrations
Course Sequence | Degree Progress Report | 2020 Catalog | Catalog Archives

Michael Hengst
Associate Professor, Director of Brass & Percussion Studies
mhengst@msudenver.edu | 303-615-0560 | Office Location: AR 284F

 


 

Bachelor of Music, Strings Performance Concentration
Course Sequence Degree Progress Report | 2020 Catalog | Catalog Archives

Emily Ondracek-Peterson
Associate Professor, Director of Strings Studies
eondrace@msudenver.edu | 303-615-0952 | Office Location: AR 277E

 


 

Bachelor of Music Education
Course Sequence | Degree Progress Report | 2020 Catalog | Catalog Archives 

Carla Aguilar
Professor, Director of Music Education
caguil13@msudenver.edu | 303-615-0105 | Office Location: AR 286G

 

David Kish
Professor, Director of Bands
dkish@msudenver.edu | 303-615-0692 | Office Location: AR 286B

 

MB Krueger
Professor, Director of Choral Activities
kruegema@msudenver.edu | 303-615-0720 | Office Location: AR 277J

 

Gene Roberts
Associate Professor, Director of Opera Theatre
robergen@msudenver.edu | 303-615-1066 | AR 284J

 


 

Bachelor of Arts in Music
Course Sequence Degree Progress Report | 2020 Catalog | Catalog Archives

Brandon Matthews
Associate Professor, Director of Orchestra
bmatthe8@msudenver.edu | 303-615-0823 | Office Location: AR 277K

 

Peter Schimpf
Department Chair, Professor of Musicology
pschimpf@msudenver.edu | 303-615-1010 | Office Location: AR 287B

 


 

Bachelor of Arts, Music Theory Concentration
Course Sequence | Degree Progress Report | 2020 Catalog | Catalog Archives

Cherise Leiter
Professor, Director of Music Theory
leiter@msudenver.edu | 303-615-0751 | Office Location: AR 286F

  • Schedule an Advising Appointment by Email
  • Virtual Office Hours Fall 2020:
    • Monday: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    • Tuesday: 9:30 am - 10:30 am
    • Wednesday: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    • Thursday: 9:30 am - 10:30 am, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

 


 

Music Minor
Course Sequence | Degree Progress Report | 2020 CatalogCatalog Archives

Peter Schimpf
Department Chair, Professor of Musicology
pschimpf@msudenver.edu | 303-615-1010 | Office Location: AR 287B

 


 

Music Licensure: Post-Baccalaureate
Degree Progress Report | Catalog Archives

Carla Aguilar
Professor, Director of Music Education
caguil13@msudenver.edu | 303-615-0105 | Office Location: AR 286G


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