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Music Faculty

In the School of Music, you will learn from an exciting group of men and women that includes:

  • Five doctorates in music education
  • Five doctorates in performance
  • Two authors of published textbooks
  • Active performers in area symphonies, opera, and other ensembles
  • A past president of the Georgia Music Educators Association
  • A past president of the Georgia Music Teachers Association
  • A past president of the National Band Director's Association
  • Also included are Dove and Grammy Award nominees and winners
  • And one who votes for the Grammy Awards.

Music Theory & History | Music Education  | Church Music  | Keyboard Faculty | Voice Faculty | Instrumental Studies |  Accompanists | Artist-in-Residence

 Music History and Theory Studies

Matthew Anderson - guitar, guitar ensemble, theory
B.M. Georgia State University
M.M. University of Georgia
D.M.A. University of Georgia (A.B.D.)
email: mandersonuga@yahoo.com 
http://ww.athensguitartrio.com

Charles L. Sayre - composition
Youngstown State University
Berkeley School of Music

Paula Thomas-Lee - piano, piano pedagogy, music education, music history
Coordinator of Graduate Studies
B.A. Baylor University
M.M. Baylor University
D.M.A. University of Georgia
770-720-5658
email: PTL@reinhardt.edu

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Music Education

M. David Gregory -- wind ensemble, music education, conducting
Coordinator of Music Education Studies
B.M.E. - University of Southern Mississippi
M.M.E. - Auburn University
Ed.S. - Auburn University
Ed.D. - Auburn University
Associate Professor of Music
(770) 720-9207
email: MDG@reinhardt.edu

Donald R. Cheyne -music education, instrument repair
B.S. Jacksonville State University
M.M.E. University of Georgia
Sp. Ed. Jacksonville State University

David E. Harrison - music education
B.M. University of Georgia
M.M.E. VanderCook College of Music
Sp. Ed. North Georgia State College and University

Mitchell Henson - saxophone, music education
B.M. University of Georgia
M.M.E. University of Georgia
Ed.D. Florida State University

Dennis K. McIntire, choral ensembles, music education
Interim Dean, School of Music
B.M.E. Mississippi College
M.M. Mississippi College
Ph.D. University of Southern Mississippi
Study, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
Associate Professor of Music
(770) 720-9221
email: DKM@reinhardt.edu

Paula Thomas-Lee - piano, piano pedagogy, music education, music history
Coordinator of Graduate Studies
B.A. Baylor University
M.M. Baylor University
D.M.A. University of Georgia
770-720-5658
email: PTL@reinhardt.edu

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Church Music

W. Joseph Seidel - organ
B.M. Illinois Wesleyan University
M.M. Yale University

Melanie Williams - church music, accompanist
B.M. Georgia State University
M.M. Lee University

 

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Keyboard Faculty

Marla Bishop - piano, piano class
B.A. Kennesaw State University
M.M. Converse College

George Lucktenberg - historic keyboards
Artist-in-Residence
B.M. University of Illinois
M.M. University of Illinois
D.M. Florida State University
Artist in Residence
(770) 720-5574
email: GHL@reinhardt.edu

Susan Naylor - piano, theory
Coordinator of Undergraduate Studies
B.M. Converse College
M.M Georgia State University
Associate Professor of Music
(770) 720-5560
email: SEN@reinhardt.edu

Joe Seidel - organ
B.M. Illinois Wesleyan College
M.M. Yale University

Paula Thomas-Lee - piano, piano pedagogy, music education, music history
Coordinator of Graduate Studies
B.A. Baylor University
M.M. Baylor University
D.M.A. University of Georgia
770-720-5658
email: PTL@reinhardt.edu

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Voice Faculty

Alison Holmes Adams - voice
B.A. Reinhardt College
M.M. University of Georgia

Reverie Berger - voice
B.M. University of Michigan
M.M. Manhattan School of Music
D.M.A. University of Michigan
770-720-5639
email: RMB@reinhardt.edu
website http://www.reveriesings.com

Tamara Watson Harper - Voice, Opera Workshop/Musical Theater
B.M. Ohio State University
M.M. Boston Conservatory
D.M. Florida State University 
email: tamarawatsonharper@gmail.com

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 Instrumental Studies

Matthew Anderson - guitar, guitar ensemble, theory
B.M. Georgia State University
M.M. University of Georgia
D.M.A. University of Georgia (A.B.D.)
email: mandersonuga@yahoo.com
The Athens Guitar Trio http://www.athensguitartrio.com

Allison Blackburn - clarinet
B.M. Louisiana State University
M.M. University of Cincinati-Conservatory of Music

Susan Bennet Brady - harp
B.M. Curtis Institute of Music
Atlanta Opera Orchestra - Principal
Columbus [GA] Symphony Orchestra - Principal
Macon Symphony Orchestra - Principal
Young Artist's Harp Seminar - Artist Faculty
http://www.susanbennettbrady.com
http://www.harpseminar.com
http://www.harpcompetition.com

Kelly Bryant - flute, flute ensemble
B.M. University of South Carolina
M.M. University of South Carolina
Atlanta Opera Orchestra

Leigh-Anne Eftychiou - french horn
B.M. University of Cape Town, South Africa
Performance Diploma: Peabody Convervatory of Music 

Mitchell Henson - saxophone, music education
B.M. University of Georgia
M.M.E. University of Georgia
Ed.D. Florida State University

Olivia Kieffer- percussion, percussion ensemble, percussion methods
B.M. Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music
MM, Georgia State University
Chix with Stix Percussion Group
Percussion Repertoire Group Atlanta
e-mail: olkieffer@hotmail.com

Harry Maddox - trombone, euphonium, tuba brass ensembles
B.M. Georgia State University Atlanta Symphony Orchestra - retired
e-mail: maddoxes@frontiernet.net

Nancy Maddox - cello, chamber ensembles
B.M. Converse College
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra - retired
e-mail: maddoxes@frontiernet.net

Lisa Morrison - violin
B.M. Boston University
email: musicgam@bellsouth.net 
Atlanta Ballet Orchestra

Robert J. Opitz - jazz, trumpet
B.M. Northern Illinois University
RJO@reinhardt.edu

Lisa Sayre - oboe
B.M. Louisiana State University
M.M. Louisiana State University
Atlanta Opera Orchestra

Ulisses Silva - viola
B.M. Sao Paulo State University
M.M. University of New Mexico
D.M.A. University of Georgia
usilvaclass@gmail.com 

 

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Accompanists

Charity Neese
B.M. Reinhardt University 

Pamela S. Radford
B.A. Gardner-Webb University
M.M. Converse College

Diliana Slavova
B.M. State Academy of Music Pancho Vladigerov, Bulgaria
M.M. Georgia State University 

Fabia Smith
B.M. University of Miami at Coral Gables (FL)
M.M. University of Michigan

Melanie Williams
B.M. Georgia State University
M.M. Lee University

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Artist in Residence

George Lucktenberg - historic keyboards
B.M. University of Illinois
M.M. University of Illinois
D.M. Florida State University
(770) 720-5574
email: GHL@reinhardt.edu

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