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The School of Music in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University is one of the top music schools in the nation.

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Heather Landes, director

Martin Schuring, associate director

Andrew Campbell, assistant director

Marg Schmidt, assistant director

Lori Pollock, business operations manager

Rick Florence, manager of keyboard technology and event services

Julie Stephens, coordinator for academic affairs and admissions


Area Coordinators 

John Ericson, brass

Amy Holbrook, composition and theory

Wayne Bailey, ensembles

Michael Kocour, jazz

Baruch Meir, keyboard

Brian DeMaris, Lyric Opera Theatre

Marg Schmidt, MM music education

Sandy Stauffer, PhD music education

Catherine Saucier, musicology

Robin Rio, music therapy

J. B. Smith, percussion

Jonathan Swartz, strings

Carole FitzPatrick, voice

Martin Schuring, woodwind