Skip Navigation

Southern Oregon University

Professorial Faculty

Rhett Bender

Dr. Rhett Bender
Professor of Music
Office: MUS 207
Phone: 541.552.6534
Bender @
  Saxophone Studies

Paul French
Dr. Paul French
Director of Choral Studies
Office: MUS 229
Phone: 541.552.6532
French @

Cynthia Hutton
Dr. Cynthia Hutton
Director of Bands
Office: MUS 226
Phone: 541.552.6546
Hutton @

Dr. Terry Longshore
Director of Percussion
Office: MUS 223
Phone: 541.552.6548
Longshore @
Terry Longshore's Website

Vicki Purslow
Dr. Vicki Purslow
Professor of Music
Office: MUS 209
Phone: 541.552.6538
PurslowV @

Alexander Tutunov
Dr. Alexander Tutunov
Artist in Residence
Director of Keyboard Studies
Office: MUS 206
Phone: 541.552.6541
Tutunov @

SOU Artist Instructors

Ed Dunsavage - Guitar
Christine Eggert - Piano
Billie Raye Erlings - Piano 
Margaret Evans - Organ
Kimberly Fitch - Violin/Viola 
Jodi French - Piano
Laurie Hunter - Voice
Dr. Mark Jacobs - Trombone/Tuba

Bryan Jeffs - Percussion
Walker Kermode - Bassoon
Kristen Kessler - Oboe
Daniel Kocurek - Trumpet
Dr. Martin Majkut - Concert Choir
Don Matthews - Voice
Sean McCoy - Electronic Music
Bruce McKern - Bass

Ellie Murray - Voice
Michal Palzewicz - Cello
Grant Ruiz - Guitar
Dr. Chiharu Sai - Piano
Dr. Frederick Schmidt - Clarinet
Heather Schmidt - Flute
Chris Williams - Voice

To contact a professor please click here: Directory.  

If you are unable to locate contact information for a teacher please call the Music Office Manager at 541.552.6101, or email music @