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George Killian
Associate Professor of Music / Department Chair

Dr. George W. Killian, Jr is a native of Alexandria, Indiana. He was a regular soloist with the Phoenix Bach Choir and also appeared with the Phoenix Boys Choir and the Anderson Symphony Orchestra. Dr. Killian was the tenor soloist for the…

Nancy Barnes
Music Department Secretary

Nancy Barnes has been secretary to the Music Department since 2002. She completed her Associate Degree in Organizational Management from Huntington University in 2009. Nancy is responsible for new student recruitment and auditions, course…

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…

Doug McElhaney
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…

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. Her thesis is titled…

Elizabeth Smith
Adjunct Professor (Theory, Aural Skills, Violin, Piano, Concertmaster)

Elizabeth has been an adjunct faculty member at Huntington University since 2008. She is concertmaster of the university orchestra and teaches theory, aural skills, applied violin, class piano and applied piano. Elizabeth is also an active…

Cindy Romano
Adjunct Instructor

Dr. Cindy Spring Romano, a native of Port Huron, Michigan, joined the Huntington University faculty in 2016, teaching applied piano, class piano, and applied organ. She also serves as staff accompanist for Huntington University applied vocal…