Huntington University is a Christian liberal arts college in Indiana

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Dr. George Killian, Huntington University, a Christian college 
Dr. George Killian
Director of Chorale Activities & Music Education
Associate Professor of Music

Dr. George W. Killian, Jr., earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in music education from Anderson University and received a Master of Music degree in choral conducting from Ball State University. In December of 2000, Dr. Killian graduated from Arizona State University with a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in choral music.

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gkillian@huntington.edu 

Nancy Barnes, Huntington University, a Christian college 
Nancy Barnes
Music Department Secretary
Nancy is responsible for new student recruitment and auditions, course scheduling, coordinating classroom schedules for the MCA, maintaining instruments and office equipment, typing programs and coordinating all music department events, as well as other duties.

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nbarnes@huntington.edu  

 

Eric Clancy, Huntington University, a Christian college
Eric Clancy
Adjunct Faculty (Jazz Improv)

Eric Clancy started out in music as a mostly self-taught pianist. Later, he received instruction in harmony and composition from George Rickton, a student of Allan Reuss who played with Benny Goodman and Duke Ellington.

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John Gardner, Huntington University, a Christian college
John Gardner
Adjunct Faculty (Applied Clarinet/Saxophone)

John Gardner attended the University of Kentucky on full scholarship. During those four years, he was winner of the School of Music's Concerto Competition, student conductor of the Concert Band, president of Phi Mu Alpha Honorary Music Fraternity and principle clarinet in the University Orchestra.

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Dr. Pamela Haynes, Huntington University, a Christian college
Dr. Pamela Haynes
Staff Accompanist (Applied Voice)

Dr. Pamela Haynes received her first music degree from DePauw University (B.M. Music Education) during which time she appeared as piano soloist with the DPU Symphony Orchestra and studied at the Austro-American Institute in Vienna. She then received degrees from Ohio University (M.M. Piano Performance/Pedagogy) and the University of Kansas (D.M.A. Piano Performance/Pedagogy/Literature) also appearing as soloist with the KU Symphony Orchestra.

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Dr. Ji Young Jeoung
Adjunct Professor Accompanist, Instructor for Class Piano I and II

Dr. Ji Young Jeoung, was born in Gwangju, South Korea. She is currently works as a piano instructor at Huntington University and Manchester University in Indiana.

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Joni Killian, Huntington University, a Christian college 
Joni Killian
Adjunct Faculty (Applied Voice)

Joni Camille Killian, lyric soprano, is a native of Columbia City, Indiana. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Choral Music Education from Anderson University and a Master of Music degree in Vocal Performance from Arizona State University.

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jkillian@huntington.edu 

Doug McElhaney, Huntington University, a Christian college
Doug McElhane
Adjunct (Symphonic Band, Trombone and Tuba) (Applied Voice)

Doug McElhaney graduated from DePauw University in 1988 with a Bachelor Degree in Instrumental Education and then graduated from Indiana University with a Master Degree in Administration. He has been a band director for over twenty-five years and has taught classes and private lessons at various universities before coming to Huntington University.

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Terra Rowley, Huntington University, a Christian college
Terra Rowley
Adjunct Faculty

Terra Rowley earned a Bachelor's Degree in Vocal Performance from Northwestern University in June of 1992. She continued her studies at Florida State University where she completed a Master's Degree in Music Therapy. Since then, she has worked as a music therapist in a variety of settings including acute and chronic mental health, students with special needs, corrections, geriatrics, youth and music ministry, and crisis intervention.

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Phil Schurger
Adjunct Faculty (Guitar Instructor)

Phil Schurger began playing music professionally at the age of 17. At the age of 21 he began playing and studying Jazz and 20th century music in depth.

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pschurger@huntington.edu 

Elizabeth Smith, Huntington University, a Christian college
Elizabeth Smith
Adjunct Professor (Theory, Aural Skills, Violin, Piano, Concertmaster)

Elizabeth was born in Northampton, England. She gained her Bachelor's and Master’s degrees in music from the University of York. She also gained a PGCE in music from the University of Cambridge. Elizabeth currently performs solo, orchestral and chamber music on violin and piano.

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esmith@huntington.edu