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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

Music Academic Studies

  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
  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

Alison Holmes Adams - Music Appreciation
B.A. Reinhardt College
M.M. University of Georgia
AHA@reinhardt.edu

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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 
770-720-5891

  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

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Church Music

  Melanie Williams - Church Music, Accompanist
B.M. Georgia State University
M.M. Lee University
MPW@reinhardt.edu

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Keyboard Faculty

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

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

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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

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Theatre and Music Theatre Faculty

 

David Nisbet - Theatre Program Coordinator, Music 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
B.A. Rhodes College
M.A. Savannah College of Art and Design
MMB@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 - 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

Liz Burkhardt - Bassoon 

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 
phr@reinhardt.edu 
770-720-5799

Mark MacConnell

Mark McConnell - Trombone
B.M. The Juilliard School
M.M. The Juilliard School
mgm@reinhardt.edu 
770-720-5799

 

Dr. Paul Dickinson - Tuba, Euphonium 
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

Marc Miller - String Bass
B.M. Florida State University
M.M. University of Texas at Austin
MPM@reinhardt.edu
  Dr. Paula Thomas-Lee - Elementary Methods
B.A. in Music, Piano and Voice concentration, Baylor University
M.M. in Piano Performance and Pedagogy, Baylor University
D.M.A. in Music Education with minor in Piano Pedagogy, University of Georgia

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

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
SBB@reinhardt.edu
http://www.susanbennettbrady.com 
http://www.harpseminar.com
http://www.harpcompetition.com

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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

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

 

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 
770-720-9172 - fax (770) 720-9164