Faculty and Staff

The Bailey School of Music is comprised of over 80 faculty and professional staff members devoted to the development of music education, performance, and scholarship within our students and community. Our faculty is well represented on the rosters of the region's top performing arts organizations, including many in principal and leadership positions with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and The Atlanta Opera.

Julia Bullard, Interim Director

Bands

Name
Position
  • Director of Bands and Professor of Music

    dkehler1@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-2488
    MU 110

    Faculty Page
  • Interim Assistant Director of Bands and Limited Term Assistant Professor of Music

    dlee173@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-6151
    BR 103

    Faculty Page
  • Interim Associate Director of Bands and Interim Director of Athletic Bands and Limited Term Assistant Professor of Music

    bmeeks12@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-6426
    Brand 101

    Faculty Page

Brass

Name
Position
  • Assistant Professor of Trumpet

    dlinds15@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-2546
    WA 1080

    Faculty Page
  • Artist in Residence in Euphonium/Tuba and Part-Time Instructor of Euphonium/Tuba

    jcasano3@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-6151
    WB 111

    Faculty Page
  • Artist-in-Residence in Low Brass and Part-Time Assistant Professor of Low Brass

    pdickins@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-6151
    WB 111

    Faculty Page
  • Part-Time Instructor of Trumpet

    rmoser6@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-6151
    WB 111

    Faculty Page
  • Artist in Residence - Trombone and Part-Time Instructor of Trombone Performance

    hlawing1@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-6151
    WB 111

    Faculty Page
  • Artist-in-Residence in Trumpet and Part-Time Assistant Professor of Music

    mtiscion@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-6151
    WB 111

    Faculty Page
  • Artist-in-Residence and Part-Time Instructor of Horn

    rwill419@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-6151
    WB 111

    Faculty Page

Chamber Music

Name
Position

Choirs

Name
Position
  • Interim Associate Dean in the College of the Arts, Director of Choral Activities and Professor of Music & Music Education

    lblackwe@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-2006
    WB 205

    Faculty Page
  • Limited Term Instructor of Choral Music Education

    kclar201@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-6151
    WB 111

  • Assistant Director of Choral Activities and Limited Term Assistant Professor of Music

    smill252@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-6151
    WB 111

    Faculty Page
  • Professor Emeritus of Music

    omoses@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-2489
    WA 1092

    Faculty Page

Music Education

Name
Position
  • Limited Term Instructor of Choral Music Education

    kclar201@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-6151
    WB 111

  • Assistant Professor of Music Education

    nconley2@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-6391
    MU 110C

    Faculty Page
  • Part-Time Assistant Professor of Music & Music Education

    kcreasy@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-6151
    WB 111

    Faculty Page
  • Assistant Professor of Music Education

    rsorenso@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-6151
    WB 111

  • Part-Time Assistant Professor of Music Education

    pthomasl@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-6151
    WB 111

    Faculty Page
  • Part-Time Instructor of Music Education

    ctighe1@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-6151
    WB 111

    Faculty Page
  • Part-Time Instructor of Music

    aweldons@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-6151
    WB 111

    Faculty Page

Musicology

Name
Position

Orchestras

Name
Position
  • Interim Assistant Director of Dr. Bobbie Bailey School of Music, Director of Orchestral Studies and Associate Professor of Music

    nparke22@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-7692
    WB 111B

    Faculty Page
  • Assistant Professor of Music Education

    nconley2@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-6391
    MU 110C

    Faculty Page

Percussion

Name
Position

Piano

Name
Position

Strings

Name
Position
  • Interim Director of the Dr. Bobbie Bailey School of Music and Professor of Music

    jbulla28@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-6151
    WB 111D

    Faculty Page
  • Professor of Violin

    hkim14@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-6798
    WA 2100

    Faculty Page
  • Part-Time Associate Professor of Music

    jbarket@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-6151
    WA 2100

    Faculty Page
  • Interim Associate Dean in the KSU Journey Honors College and Professor of Music

    jcastrob@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-2364
    ALC 5550F

    Faculty Page
  • Interim Director of the Dr. Bobbie Bailey School of Music and Professor of Music

    jbulla28@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-6151
    WB 111D

    Faculty Page
  • Part-Time Instructor of Music

    afederi2@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-6151
    WB 111

    Faculty Page
  • Part-Time Instructor of Music

    kfenner@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-6151
    WB 111

    Faculty Page
  • Artist-in-Residence in Harp and Part-Time Instructor of Music

    eremy@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-6151
    WB 111

    Faculty Page
  • Part-Time Instructor of Music

    ykong@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-6151
    WB 111

    Faculty Page
  • Artist in Residence - Cello and Senior Lecturer of Cello

    ckruege1@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-6151
    WA 2100

    Faculty Page
  • Artist in Residence Guitar and Part-Time Instructor of Guitar

    sthrowe2@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-6151
    WB 111

    Faculty Page
  • Part-Time Instructor of Violin

    kwagne11@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-6151
    WB 111

    Faculty Page

Theory

Name
Position

Voice

Name
Position

Woodwinds

Name
Position
  • Professor of Clarinet

    jwarre35@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-2870
    WA 2230

    Faculty Page
  • Part-Time Instructor of Music

    zboeding@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-6151
    WB 111

  • Part-Time Instructor of Music

    kbryan88@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-6151
    WB 111

    Faculty Page
  • Artist in Residence -- Bassoon and Part-Time Instructor of Bassoon Performance

    ageorg50@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-6151
    WB 111

    Faculty Page
  • Director of Jazz Studies and Senior Lecturer of Saxophone

    sskelton@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-6554
    WA 1110

    Faculty Page
  • Artist in Residence in Flute and Part-Time Instructor of Music

    cskitch@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-6151
    WB 111

    Faculty Page
  • Part-Time Assistant Professor of Music

    jstanl53@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-6151
    WB 111

    Faculty Page
  • Part-Time Professor of Music

    ekoch@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-6151
    WB 111

    Faculty Page
  • Artist in Residence and Part-Time Instructor of Music

    lweathin@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-6151
    WB 111

    Faculty Page

Staff

Name
Position
  • school of music operations manger audra boyd

    Operations Manager, SOM

    aboyd62@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-3072
    PH 112

    Audra Boyd joined the Bailey School of Music as Operations Manager in January 2021. She graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Music in Music Education where she studied violin with Dr. Michael Heald. She has a Master of Instructional Design and Technology degree from Georgia State University. She previously taught orchestra in public and private schools in the metro Atlanta area before coming to Kennesaw State University. Audra has been at KSU since 2015 and has previously worked for UITS and the Norman J. Radow College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

  • school of music tchnical manager collin derrick

    Technical Manager, School of Music

    cderric3@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-2556
    PH 112B

    Collin Derrick has been writing, recording and performing music for over 20 years. From humble beginnings of layering tracks with a dual-tape-deck boombox in his bedroom to playing hundreds of shows across the Southeast to recording/mixing/producing/song writing with independent and major label artists in a variety of genres, Collin has always brought passion and excellence to his work in the music industry. In addition to his work as an engineer, Collin is an accomplished songwriter, producer and educator.

    Collin has a BM from Anderson University and an MFA in Recording Arts Technologies from MTSU. Before assuming the role of Technical Manager for the Bailey Performance Center, he was a professor of audio production for 11 years and built a reputation as a hard but fair instructor who is committed to helping his students achieve success. In his role as professor he oversaw the design and build-out of several studios and classrooms in Atlanta and Houston;  launched an annual Beat Battle competition with multi-platinum and Grammy-winning judges and sponsors like Ableton, Universal Audio and Waves; and developed and designed innovative advising and grading tools.

    Collin lives in Decatur, GA with his wife Amy their two children  Mac and Eveleen.

  • school of music office manager lynn kunkel

    Office Manager

    lkunkel@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-2468
    WB 111C

    Lynn Kunkel joined the staff of the Dr. Bobbie Bailey School of Music in June of 2021. She graduated from Kennesaw State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Music (Voice), in 2007. Lynn has served the KSU community since 2009 in various operational roles in both AV and IT. She is currently working toward a Master of Business Administration degree through the Coles College of Business.

  • communications and outreach manager brooke marier

    Communications/Outreach Mgr

    bdorris2@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-2557
    PH 112

    Brooke Marier joined the Bailey School of Music as the Communications and Outreach Manager in September 2021. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and New Media with a Minor in Music. She has held several Communications and Marketing roles in the Metro Atlanta area and has a passion for singing. 

  • brittany morris

    Office Manager

    bdougla6@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-6151
    WB 218

    Brittany Morris joined the Bailey School of Music as Office Manager in November 2022.  She graduated from Kennesaw State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting in 2008.  She has held several administrative positions and is happy to use her skills to serve the KSU community. 

  • Assistant Director, Production & Technology

    msouther@kennesaw.edu
    (470) 578-2294
    PH 112

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