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Department of Music and Theatre
Fort Hays State University
600 Park Street
Malloy Hall 137
Phone: 785-628-4533
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Faculty and Staff


Prof. Brad Dawson – Jazz, Trumpet
Dr. Jeff Jordan – Wind Ensemble, Horn
Dr. Lane Weaver – Athletic Bands, Low Brass
Prof. Dean Kranzler - Percussion


Dr. Ivalah Allen –Voice
Dr. Terry Crull – Director of Choirs
Dr. Joseph Perniciaro – Voice, Opera

Music Education

Dr. Laura Andrews

Music Theory/Composition

Dr. Timothy Crowley – Theory/Composition
Dr. Judith Ofcarcik – Theory/Organ/Piano
Dr. Timothy Rolls – Theory/Composition/Technology


Prof. Benjamin Cline – Department Chair, Cello/Bass
Prof. Matthew Means – Violin/Viola
Prof. Shokhrukh Sadikov - Violin/Viola, Director of Orchestras


Dr. Irena Ravitskaya – Piano, Collaborative Piano
Ms. Pamela McGowne – Staff Accompanist
Dr. Ben Markley – Piano, Virtual Education


Dr. Kristin Pisano – Clarinet/Saxophone, Music History
Prof. Hilary Shepard – Flute, Virtual Education
Prof. Kay Werth – Bassoon, Oboe


Prof. Bruce Bardwell – Set Design
Prof. Tomme Williams – Director of Theatre

Administrative Assistant

Ms. Tricia Lynch

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