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Hope College Music Department Faculty & Staff
Listing By Area | Alphabetical Listing

Robert Hodson, Chair
(616) 395-7647, hodson@hope.edu
Kathy Waterstone, Department Assistant
(616) 395-7650, waterstone@hope.edu

Ensembles
Brian Coyle, Professor, Director of Jazz Studies, Jazz Arts Collective
Richard Piippo, Associate Professor, Director of Orchestras, Cello
Brad Richmond, Professor, Director of Choral Activities, Voice
Gabe Southard, Associate Professor, Director of Bands, Flute
Jennifer Wolfe, Assistant Professor, Women's Chamber Choir
James DeBoer, Adjunct Associate Professor, Collegium Musicum, Music Education
 
History, Theory, and Composition
Robert Hodson, Professor, Head of Music Theory, Jazz Studies
Julia Randel, Associate Professor, Head of Music History, Ethnomusicolgy
Jennifer Wolfe, Assistant Professor, Aural Skills, Women's Chamber Choir
Elizabeth (Claar) West, Assistant Professor, Theory I and II
Steve Talaga, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Composition, Jazz Piano
 
Jazz Studies
Brian Coyle, Professor, Director of Jazz Studies, Jazz Arts Collective, Jazz Trumpet
Robert Hodson, Professor, Music Theory, Jazz Studies
Charlie Hoats, Instructor, Jazz Bass
Edye Evans Hyde, Instructor, Vocal Jazz
Mike Hyde, Instructor, Jazz Guitar
Tom Lockwood, Instructor, Jazz Saxophone
Steve Talaga, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Jazz Piano, Composition
Mike VanLente, Instructor, Jazz Percussion
Paul Wesselink, Instructor, Jazz Trombone
 
Keyboard
Adam Clark, Assistant Professor, Piano
Andrew Le, Associate Professor, Head of Keyboard Area, Piano
Huw Lewis, Professor, Organ
Charles Aschbrenner, Professor Emeritus, Piano & Eurhythmics
Lora Kolean, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Piano & Class Piano
Linda Strouf, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Keyboard Skills
 
Music Education
Christina Hornbach, Associate Professor, Director of Music Education Program
James DeBoer, Adjunct Associate Professor, Music Education
 
Recording Arts
John Erskine, Instructor, Director of the Recording Arts Studio
Jean-Yves Munch, Instructor, Recording Arts
 
Strings
Mihai Craioveanu, Professor, Head of String Area, Violin
Richard Piippo, Associate Professor, Director of Orchestras, Cello
Barbara Corbató, Instructor, Viola
Larry Malfroid, Adjunct Associate Professor, Guitar, Class Guitar
David Martin, Instructor, Classical Guitar
Melissa Straus, Instructor, Double Bass
Martha Waldvogel-Warren, Instructor, Harp
 
Voice
Linda Dykstra, Associate Professor, Head of Voice Area
JungWoo Kim, Assistant Professor, Voice
Brad Richmond, Professor, Director of Choral Activities, Voice
Stuart Sharp, Professor Emeritus, Voice
Sherri Pilon, Instructor, Voice
 
Winds & Percussion
Gabe Southard, Associate Professor, Director of Bands, Head of Wind & Percussion, Flute
John Clapp, Instructor, Bassoon
J. Adam Briggs, Instructor, Saxophone
Pamela Smitter, Instructor, Trumpet, Brass Ensemble
Joel Schekman, Instructor, Clarinet
Greg Secor, Instructor, Percussion, Percussion Ensemble
Julie Sooy, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Flute, Flute Ensemble, Aural Skills
Sarah Southard, Instructor, Oboe
Paul Wesselink, Instructor, Low Brass
 
Administrative & Other Staff
Kathy Waterstone, Department Assistant
Carrie Hodson, Choir Tours, Website
Sharon Grotenhuis, Maintenance
 
Accompanists
Jane Bosko
Rhonda Edgington
Martha Hesse
Kelly Karamanov
Lora Kolean
Solee Lee-Clark
Shari Munger
Linda Strouf
Jennifer Wolfe