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Performing Arts Faculty and Staff

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

Music Theory & History | Music Education  | Church Music  | Keyboard Faculty | Voice Faculty
Theatre and Music Theatre | Instrumental Studies |  Accompanists

 Marching Band Accompanists

Music Academic Studies

 Dr. Anderson

Matthew Anderson - Guitar, Guitar Ensemble, Guitar Methods, Music Theory
Director of the Reinhardt Honors Guitar Orchestra and Festival
Music Program Coordinator
B.M. Georgia State University
M.M. University of Georgia
D.M.A. University of Georgia
Assistant Professor of Music
www.athensguitarduo.com
www.matthewandersonguitar.com
MMA@reinhardt.edu
770-720-5569

Conklin, Mason Mason Conklin – Piano, Piano Class, Theory
B.M. Baylor University
M.M. Baylor University
Ph.D. University of Oklahoma
NMC@reinhardt.edu
770-720-5658

Fredrick Tarrant - Music History
Dean, School of Performing Arts
B.M. Baylor University
M.M. Baylor University
Ph.D. Indiana University
Professor of Music
FKT@reinhardt.edu
(770) 720-9221

  Alexander Wasserman - Piano, Theory, Director of the Reinhardt Piano Festival and Academy
B.M. University of Southern California
M.M. Cleveland Institute of Music
D.M.A. Cleveland Institute of Music
AMW@reinhardt.edu
770-720-5560
Nic Deuson

Nicolas Deuson - Guitar, Music Theory
B.M. University of Georgia
M.M. Cleveland Institute of Music
D.M.A. The University of Southern California
nad2@reinhardt.edu
www.nicolasdeuson.com
770-720-5560

Cody Brookshire

Cody Brookshire - Composition, Theory, Music Appreciation 
B.A. - North Georgia College and State University (now University of North Georgia)
M.M. - University of Georgia
D.M.A. - University of Georgia (degree in progress)
CDB1@Reinhardt.edu
www.CodyBrookshire.com

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Music Education

Martha Shaw – Choral Activities
B.M.E. Shorter College
M.S. University of Tennessee
D.M.A. University of South Carolina
MPS1@reinhardt.edu
770-720-5639
Melissa Arasi

Melissa T. Arasi
B.M.E. Shorter College
M.M.E. Georgia State University
Leadership Certification University of West Georgia
Ph.D. in Teaching and Learning in Music Education Georgia State University
MTA@reinhardt.edu 
770-720-5891

Gribble, Gary

Gary Gribble - Marching Band Methods, Woodwind Methods
B.M.E. Georgia State University 
M.A. in Music University of Hawaii
GDG1@reinhardt.com

Gillis, Leslie Leslie Gillis - Clinical Faculty Choral Music (Music Education)
B.M.E. Shorter College
M.M. Georgia State University
D.M.A. Boston University
LMG@reinhardt.edu
Mason, Judy

Judy Kerlin Mason - Aural Skills 
B.M.E. Shorter College
M.M. University of Tennessee
JKM1@reinhardt.com

Thomas, Kelly

Dr. Kelly Thomas - String Methods
B.M.E. Boston University
M.M.Ed. Boston Conservatory
PhD. in Music Education The University of Georgia
LTM@reinhardt.edu

Tighe, Charles

Charles Tighe - Elementary Methods
B.A. Kenyon College
M.M. University of Colorado
CT1@reinhardt.edu 

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Church Music

Frank, Nathan Dr. Nathan Frank - Voice, Church Music
B.M. The University of North Texas
M.M. Southern Methodist University
D.M.A. The University of North Texas
NAF@Reinhardt.edu 

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Keyboard Faculty

Marla Bishop - Piano Class
B.A. Kennesaw State University
M.M. Converse College
MJB@reinhardt.edu

Conklin, Jessica

Jessica Conklin - Piano Class
B.M. Converse College
M.M. in Piano Pedagogy University of Oklahoma 
jessica.conklin@reinhardt.edu 

Conklin, Mason

Mason Conklin - Piano, Piano Class, Theory
B.M. Baylor University
M.M. Baylor University
Ph.D. University of Oklahoma
NMC@reinhardt.edu
770-720-5658

Alexander Wasserman - Piano, Theory, Director of the Reinhardt Piano Festival and Academy
B.M. University of Southern California
M.M. Cleveland Institute of Music
D.M.A. Cleveland Institute of Music
AMW@reinhardt.edu
770-720-5560
D Slavova Diliana Slavova - Harpsichord
B.M. State Academy of Music Pancho Vladigerov, Bulgaria
M.M. Georgia State University 
DMS@reinhardt.edu
Pam Radford

Pamela S. Radford - Organ
B.A. Gardner-Webb University
M.M. Converse College
PSR@reinhardt.edu

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Voice Faculty 

Reverie Berger - Voice
B.M. University of Michigan
M.M. Manhattan School of Music
D.M.A. University of Michigan
RMB@reinhardt.edu
www.ReverieBerger.com
770-720-5701

Anne Schantz - Voice
B.S. Southern Nazarene University
M.M. University of Oklahoma
D.M.A. University of North Texas
ACS@reinhardt.edu
770-720-9169

Rebecca Salter – Voice
B.M. Oklahoma City University
M.M. Oklahoma City University
D.M.A University of Oklahoma
RAS@reinhardt.edu 
770-720-5773

Cory Schantz - Voice
B.M. Oklahoma Baptist University
M.M. Austin Peay State University
D.M.A. University of Oklahoma
website: CorySchantz.com
CNS@reinhardt.edu 
770-720-5759

Carreras, Pedro

Pedro Carreras - Voice 
B.M. Georgia Southern University
M.M. Florida State University
PEC@Reinhardt.edu 

Frank, Nathan

Dr. Nathan Frank - Voice, Church Music
B.M. The University of North Texas
M.M. Southern Methodist University
D.M.A. The University of North Texas
NAF@Reinhardt.edu 

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Theatre and Music Theatre Faculty

David Nisbet - Theatre Program Coordinator, Music Theatre, Theatre
B.A. Millikin University
M.F.A. Illinois State University
DSN@reinhardt.edu
770-720-5860

Stewart Hawley - Theatre
B.S. University of Houston
M.F.A. University of Houston
Ph.D. (ABD) Bowling Green State University
JSH@reinhardt.edu
770-720-5859

Brian Osborne - Music Director for Music Theatre
B.M. University of GA
M.M. Florida State University
M.M. University of Tennessee
BSO@reinhardt.edu
770-720-5860

Morgan Brooks - Technical Theatre, Director of the Black Box Theatre
B.A. Rhodes College
M.A. Savannah College of Art and Design
MMB@reinhardt.edu

McCord, Jamie

Jamie McCord - Dance 
B.A. Kennesaw State University
JLM@reinhardt.edu 

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 Instrumental Studies

Dr. Daniel Kirk

Daniel Kirk - Director of Instrumental Activities, Wind Ensemble Conductor
B.M. Missouri Western State University
M.M. Northwestern University
D.M.A. Michigan State University
dok@reinhardt.edu
770-720-9207

Kelly Bryant

Kelly Bryant - Flute, Flute Ensemble
B.M. University of South Carolina
M.M. University of South Carolina
Atlanta Opera Orchestra
KSB@reinhardt.edu
770-720-5790

Jeanne Heinze – Clarinet
B.M.E. Louisiana State University
M.M. Manhattan School of Music
Atlanta Opera Orchestra
JMH@reinhardt.edu
770-720-5790
Lisa Sayre - Oboe
B.M. Louisiana State University
M.M. Louisiana State University
Atlanta Opera Orchestra
LWS@reinhardt.edu
Burkhardt, Liz

Liz Burkhardt - Bassoon 
B.M. Eastman School of Music
M.M. Manhattan School of Music
M.S.P.H. Emory University
Former Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (1989-2016)
EAB@reinhardt.edu

Anton Harris - Jazz, Saxophone
B.M. Georgia State University
M.M. Georgia State University
AEH1@reinhardt.edu

John Bryant

John Bryant - Trumpet
B.M. Indiana University
M.M. University of Louisville
D.M.A. University of South Carolina
jhb@reinhardt.edu 
http://johnbryantmusic.com
770-720-5799

P Riggs

Peter Riggs - Horn 
B.M. Northwestern University 
M.M. University of Georgia
phr@reinhardt.edu 
770-720-5799

Hollie Lawing Pritchard

Hollie Lawing Pritchard - Trombone
B.M. Georgia State University
Graduate Studies at the Cleveland Institute of Music
hlp@reinhardt.edu 
770-720-5799
Cell - 678-492-1130

Paul Dickinson

Dr. Paul Dickinson - Tuba, Euphonium 
B.M. Furman University
M.M. Georgia State University
D.M. Florida State University
ptd@reinhardt.edu
770-720-5799

Nathaniel Lee

Nathaniel Lee - Percussion
B.M. Indiana University
M.M. University of Georgia
D.M.A. University of Georgia (in-progress)
nsl@reinhardt.edu 
770-720-9170

Dr. Anderson

Matthew Anderson - Guitar, Guitar Ensemble, Theory, Music Program Coordinator
B.M. Georgia State University
M.M. University of Georgia
D.M.A. University of Georgia
MMA@reinhardt.edu
http://www.athensguitarduo.com
http://www.matthewandersonguitar.com
770-720-5569

Nic Deuson Nicolas Deuson - Guitar, Music Theory
B.M. University of Georgia
M.M. Cleveland Institute of Music
D.M.A. The University of Southern California
nad2@reinhardt.edu
www.nicolasdeuson.com

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 Marching Band

David E. Harrison - Music Education
B.M. University of Georgia
M.M.E. VanderCook College of Music
Ed.S. North Georgia State College and University
DEH@reinhardt.edu
Watson, Steven

Steven Watson
B.M.E. Jacksonville State University 
Brass Caption Head for AtlantaCV
MSW1@reinhardt.edu

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 Accompanists

Wanda Cantrell - Ensemble Coordinator
B.M.E. Berry College
WDC@reinhardt.edu 
770-720-9171

Janelle Hendrickson
B.M. Reinhardt University
JRH@reinhard.edu

Marcena Kinney
B.M. Shorter College
M.M. Northwestern University
MLK@reinhardt.edu

P Radford

Pamela S. Radford
B.A. Gardner-Webb University
M.M. Converse College
PSR@reinhardt.edu

D Slavova

Diliana Slavova
B.M. State Academy of Music Pancho Vladigerov, Bulgaria
M.M. Georgia State University 
DMS@reinhardt.edu

Fabia Smith
B.M. University of Miami at Coral Gables (FL)
M.M. University of Michigan
FIS@reinhardt.edu

Melanie Williams
B.M. Georgia State University
M.M. Lee University
MWP@reinhardt.edu

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For more information

Reinhardt University School of Performing Arts


Dr. Fredrick Tarrant, Dean
FKT@reinhardt.edu
(770)720-9221


Allison A Boyle - Administrative Assistant 
AAB@Reinhardt.edu 
phone (770) 720-9172
fax (770) 720-9164