Tomas Aguilar
Adjunct Instructor of Music/Trombone
B.M., Texas A&M Corpus Christi
M.A. Education, Texas A&M International University

Nicolas Balli
Adjunct Instructor of Music/French Horn
B.M., Corpus Christi State University

Dr. Susan Berdahl
Associate Professor of Music and Flute
B.M., University of Iowa
M.M., University of Miami
Ph.D., University of Minnesota

David Bogus
Assistant Professor of Art
B.F.A, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
M.F.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Colin Campbell
Assistant Professor of Music and Organ
B.M., M.M., University of Port Elizabeth
Ph.D., North-West University

Angela Carbone
Adjunct Instructor of Art
B.F.A., Green Mountain College
M.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design

Ana Clamont
Adjunct Instructor of Art
B.V.A., Universida Autonoma de Nuevo Leon
M.B.A., M.B.A. Marketing, Texas A&M International University

Dana Crabtree
Instructor of Music and Voice
B.M., M.M., Louisiana State University

Lorraine Dinkel
Adjunct Instructor of Music and Percussion
B.M., Shenandoah University
M.M., University of Missouri
M.S.Guidance and Counseling, Missouri State University

Nicole Foran
Assistant Professor of Art
B.F.A., University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
M.F.A., University of Cincinnati

Dr. Friedrich Charles Gechter

Associate Professor of Music and Piano
B.M., Central Washington University
M.M., D.M.A., The University of Texas at Austin

Alma R. Haertlein
Associate Professor of Art
B.F.A., University of Nebraska
M.A., Sam Houston State University
M.F.A., University of Texas at San Antonio

John Hickey
Adjunct Instructor of Art
B.E.D., M.A., Texas A&M University

Dr. Yu-Mei Huang
Associate Professor of Music and Strings
B.M., National Taiwan Academy of Arts
B.M., Soo-Chow University, Taipei, Taiwan
B.M., M.M., Florida International University
D.M.A., University of Miami, Coral Gables

Sandra E. Leal
Adjunct Instructor of Dance /Director of Ballet Folklorico
B.E.E.S. Exercise & Sports Science, Texas State University

Bede L. Leyendecker
Chair, Assistant. Professor of Dance
B.S., M.Ed., University of Houston

Gilberto Martinez
Instructor of Communication and Theater Arts
B.F.A., M.A., Texas State University
Ed.D, Texas A&M Kingsville

Julio A. Mendez
Adjunct Instructor of Art
B.A., University of Texas at El Paso
M.S., Texas A&M International University

Angela M. Moran
Associate Professor of Communication and Photography
B.S., University of Texas at Austin
M.F.A., Ohio University

Dr. James Moyer / My web page
Assistant Professor of Music/Director of Bands
B.M., Susquehanna University
M.M., University of Oklahoma
D.M.A., University of Oklahoma

Jerry Quintero

Visiting Instructor of Music / Director of Mariachi and Jazz Band
B.M., North Texas State University
M.S. in Education, Texas A&M International University

Norma Quintero
Adjunct Instructor of Music
B.A.A.S., Texas A&M International University
M.A. in English, Texas A&M International University

Suzanne Ramo-Gechter
Adjunct Instructor of Music / Voice
B.A. in Music, Whitworth College
M.M., University of Texas at Austin

John R. Reimund
Adjunct Instructor of Music/Low Brass
B.M.E., M.M., West Texas A&M University

Dr. Gilberto Soto
Professor of Music and Guitar
B.Ed., Universidad Autonoma del Noreste
B.A., Abilene Christian University
M.M., Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi

Melissa A. Templeton
B.F.A., York University
B.A., Concordia University
Ph.D., University of California, Riverside

Guillermo Teniente
Adjunct Instructor of Music / American Popular Music
B.M., West Texas State University
M.M., University of Tennessee

Brendan Townsend
Assistant Professor of Music/Director of Music
Director – Laredo Philharmonic Orchestra and TAMIU International Chorale
Diplomate, Cork School of Music
Licentiate, Trinity College London
Docerend Musicus, Uitvoerend Musicas, Conservatorium Maastricht, Netherlands

Roberto M. Vela
Adjunct Instructor of Music
B.A. in History, Texas A&M International University
M.M. in Music Performance, Texas Tech University
M.M. in Musicology, Texas Tech University

Dr. Richard Wright
Associate Professor of Art History
B.A., Wesleyan University
M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia

Dr. Xiaohu Zhou
Adjunct Instructor of Music
B.M. in Music, Conservatory of Music at Lynn University
M.M., University of Miami
D.M.A., University of Miami


Adalberto Chavarria
Director of Theater Facilities

Ms. Adriana M. Garcia
Administrative Assistant

Theater Facilities Technician

Grecia Garcia
Monico Garza
Connie Longoria
Jose Luis Macias
Alexis Reyes
Roy Valdez


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