Music Department

Faculty & Staff

Mt. SAC's Music Department faculty are accomplished musicians, educators, and authors who offer their students exceptional instruction, as well as private coaching, to bring out their best potential. As a result, they are highly regarded by their students, many of whom have been inspired to pursue careers as professional musicians, vocalists, conductors and educators.

The faculty are supported by Department Secretary Jeannie DeVito, (909) 274-4426.

Full-Time Faculty   Phone Extension Offices in Building 2
Robert Bowen, Ph.D. 
Professor, Music Theory, Department Co-Chair
email 4320 M133
Jeff Ellwood, M.M.
Director of Instrumental Jazz Studies
email 4305 M135
Tiffany Kuo, Ph.D.
Professor, History and Piano, Department Co-Chair
email 4332 M131
William McIntosh, M.M.
Professor and Choral Music Director
email 4335 M111
Bruce Rogers, M.M.
Director of Choral Activities
email 4334 M108A
Gregory X. Whitmore, M.M.
Director of Bands
email 4623 M113
Stephen Wilkerson, M.M.
Professor, Jazz History and Music Fundamentals
email 4336 M115
Accompanists   Phone Extension Offices in Building 2
Kevin Wiley, M.M.
Accompanist / Music Librarian
email 4331 M116
Porfirio Mojica, B.A.
email 4333 M114
Staff   Phone Extension Offices in Building 2
Jeannie DeVito
Department Secretary
email 4426 M103
Adjunct Faculty      

David Adele

  • Guitar Lab, Individual Instruction - Guitar
  • MM, BM – Classical Guitar Performance, California State University, Fullerton 
  • AA - Business Administration, Santa Ana College

Matthew Altmire

  • Percussion Ensemble, Individual Instruction - Percussion 
  • DMA – Percussion Performance, University of California, Los Angeles
  • MM – Percussion Performance, University of California, Los Angeles
  • BA – Music Education, University of California, Los Angeles

Stephen J. Anastasia

  • Individual Instruction - Voice, Music Appreciation
  • MFA – Vocal Performance, University of California, Irvine
  • BM – Voice, California State University, Long Beach

Dennis Anderson

  • Music Appreciation, History of Rock, Fundamentals of Music, Music Technology
  • Fulbright Scholar 1978-1980 Krakow Music Academy
  • MM – University of Michigan
  • BM – California State University
  • AA – Orange Coast College

Aram Barsamian

  • Individual Instruction - Voice
  • MM – Voice, University of Southern California
  • BM – Voice, California State University, Fullerton

Ian Brekke

  • Individual Instruction - Voice
  • MM – Jazz Studies, California State University, Long Beach
  • BM – Jazz Studies - Vocal Performance, Sacramento State University
  • AA – Southwestern Community College School for Music Vocations

Matthew Cahow

  • History of Rock, Music Appreciation, Individual Instruction - Guitar, Guitar Ensemble
  • Ph.D. – Musicology (In Progress), Claremont Graduate University
  • MM – Guitar Performances, California State University, Fullerton
  • BA – Guitar Performances, California State University, San Bernardino

David Cahueque

  • Music Appreciation, Fundamentals of Music, Guitar Ensemble, Individual Instruction - Guitar
  • DMA – Claremont Graduate University
  • MA – University of California, Riverside
  • BA – Cal Poly, Pomona

Don Carroll

  • History of Rock, History of Jazz, World Music, Music Appreciation
  • Ph.D., MA – Musicology, University of Southern California
  • BA – Piano, University of California, Irvine

Angelis Chevalier

  • Piano Lab, Music Appreciation, Individual Instruction - Piano
  • MM – Piano, California State University, Long Beach 
  • BM – Piano, School of Music and Fine Arts of Parana, Brazil

Cameron Domingues

  • Fundamentals of Music, Individual Instruction - Bassoon & Saxophone
  • MM – University of Southern California
  • BM – California State University, Fullerton

Lynette Haddock

  • Fundamentals of Music
  • MME – Tulsa University
  • BME – Evangel University

Janice Haines

  • Piano Lab, Fundamentals of Music, Individual Instruction - Piano
  • MM, BM – Composition, California State University, Fullerton
  • ARCT – Piano Pedagogy, University of Toronto, Canada

Jeff Jones

  • Fundamentals of Music, Music Appreciation, History of Rock
  • MM – Composition, California State University, Fullerton
  • BM – Guitar Performance, California State University, Fullerton

Karin Kantenwein

  • Fundamentals of Music, Flute Ensemble, Individual Instruction - Flute
  • MM – Flute Performance, University of North Texas
  • BM – Flute Performance, University of Southern California

Masako Okamura Klassen

  • Piano Lab, Individual Instruction - Piano
  • DMA – Piano Performance, University of Southern California
  • MM – California State University, Fullerton
  • BM – Musashino Academia Musicae, Japan

Barbara Laronga

  • Individual Instruction - Trumpet
  • MM – Manhattan School of Music
  • BM – University of Massachusetts, Lowell

Joe LoPiccolo

  • Guitar Lab, Introduction to World Music, Individual Instruction - Guitar
  • MFA, BFA – California Institute of the Arts

Steven Mahpar

  • Fundamentals of Music, Theory, Individual Instruction - French Horn, Brass Quintet
  • MM – Theory and Composition, California State University, Fullerton
  • BM – Horn Performance, California State University, Fullerton

Margot Martin

  • Music Appreciation, Introduction to World Music
  • Ph.D. – Music/Music History, University of California, Los Angeles
  • MA – Harpsichord Performance, San Jose State University
  • BA – Music, San Jose State University

Laurel Myers McKenzie

  • Individual Instruction - Flute, Fundamentals of Music
  • MM – Flute Performance, University of Southern California
  • BM – Flute Performance, Chapman University

Andy Sanesi

  • Individual Instruction - Jazz Drum Set
  • MM – New York University
  • BM – Berklee College of Music

Roger Shew

  • History of Jazz, Individual Instruction - Bass
  • MM – Western Michigan University 
  • BM – Washington State University

Irene Shiao

  • String Ensemble, Individual Instruction - Violin & Viola
  • DMA (in progress) - Claremont Graduate University
  • MM – California State University, Fullerton
  • BM – Azusa Pacific University

Carol Stephenson

  • Individual Instruction - Voice, Voice Lab
  • MM, BM - University of Southern California

Greg Stier

  • Music Appreciation, History of Jazz, Fundamentals of Music
  • MA – Music History and Literature, California State University, Fullerton
  • BA – Music, University of California, Irvine

Lori A. Stuntz

  • Fundamentals of Music, Individual Instruction - Low Brass, Brass Choir, Trombone Ensemble
  • DMA, MM – Trombone Performance, University of Southern California
  • BA – Trombone Performance, San Jose State University

Margaret Worsley

  • Individual Instruction - Clarinet, Music Appreciation
  • MM – University of Michigan
  • AD – Glenn Gould School of the Royal Conservatory of Music, Toronto, Canada
  • BM – California State University, Fullerton

Scott Zeidel

  • Music Appreciation
  • Ph.D. Candidate – Musicology, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • MA, BM – Guitar Performance, California State University, Fullerton

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