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Kristen Bugos, Ph.D.

Assistant Chair, Department of Music & Theatre
Associate Professor...

Kristen Bugos, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Coordinator of Music Education, joined UNW in 2018. She holds degrees from Houghton College, Indiana Wesleyan University, and a Ph.D. from State...

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Joel Alexander, M.M.

Adjunct Instructor: Percussion, Drum Set, UNW Drumline

Joel Alexander is an active percussion performer and teacher in the Twin Cities and recently won an...

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Stephanie Allen, D.M.A.

Adjunct Instructor: Violin, Viola

Stephanie Allen began violin and piano studies at the age of four. She studied piano under Dr. Arvi Sinka of...

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Dennis Babcock, M.A.

Adjunct Instructor: Theatre

Dennis Babcock is President/CEO of The Daniel Group, which produces Triple Espresso, To Begin With and That...

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Josh Bauder, Ph.D.

Adjunct Instructor: Music Theory, Composition

Joshua Bauder, Ph.D., Adjunct Instructor in Music: Music Theory and Composition, joined the UNW faculty in...

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Karen Baumgartner, M.M.

Adjunct Instructor: Flute

Award winning flutist Karen Baumgartner has given solo performances all across the country from Orchestra...

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John Benham, Ed.D.

Adjunct Instructor: Music in World Cultures

Dr. John Benham is founder of Music In World Cultures, Inc., an organization that equips the Church in the...

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Jeff Brueske, M.M.

Adjunct Instructor: Double Bass, Electric Bass, Commercial Guitar

A performing guitarist for over thirty years, Jeff received a Master of Music in classical guitar from the...

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Natalie Cromwell

Adjunct Instructor: Music Ministry

Natalie Cromwell is a worship leader and singer/songwriter based out of Minneapolis, MN. Natalie is widely...

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Leonard Danek, Ph.D., Emeritus

Professor Emeritus of Music: Music Theory, Composition, Organ

Dr. Leonard Danek studied composition with Dr. Paul Fetler at the University of Minnesota and piano with...

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Iris Dodge, M.F.A.

Enrollment Specialist: Admissions
Adjunct Instructor: Theatre

Iris received her Theatrical training from University of Wisconsin-River Falls and holds an M.F.A. in...

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Carol Eikum, M.M.

Coordinator of Vocal Studies & Associate Professor of Music: Voice,...

Soprano Carol Eikum maintains an active performance career giving solo recitals and as a soloist with...

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Kenneth Fenton, M.A., Emeritus

Professor Emeritus of Music

Kenneth Fenton enjoyed a significant career in the Northwestern music department, in addition to a lifetime...

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Ericka Forsberg, M.M.

Adjunct Instructor: Distance Education

Ericka Forsberg has enjoyed many performance and teaching experiences over the past ten years. She studied...

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Richard Gaynor, M.M.

Adjunct Instructor: Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba

Rick Gaynor received his B.S. in Music from UW-River Falls where he studied with James Gauthier and David...

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Robert Graff, M.Div.

Adjunct Instructor: Theatre

Robert Graff, Adjunct Instructor and Costume Designer in Theatre, teaches “Intro to Stage Technologies” and...

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Sonja Grimes, M.M.

Adjunct Instructor: Collaborative Piano

For over 30 years, collaborative pianist Sonja Grimes has performed in recitals, master classes and...

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Heather Hood, D.W.S.

Adjunct Instructor: Music Ministry

Heather A. Hood has served on the staff of Christ Presbyterian Church in Edina, Minnesota, since 1985 as the...

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Jennifer Hunter, M.F.A.

Director and Professor of Theatre

Jennifer Hunter received her BM from Southwest Baptist University and her MFA in theater directing from...

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Doreen Hutchings, M.M.

Director of Opera & Associate Professor of Music: Voice, Opera...

Doreen Hutchings has been a member of the UNW music faculty since 1999, teaching voice, voice related...

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Melody Johnson, M.M.

Adjunct Instructor: Voice

Soprano Melody Johnson is a native of St. Paul, Minnesota, where she attended University of Northwestern for...

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