Meet the Faculty


Associate Dean


Associate Professors

  • David BeattyDavid Beatty, M.M.
    Chair, Department of Commercial Music, Director, Jazz Ensemble; Associate Professor of Trombone Studies
  • Joel ClifftJoel Clifft, DMA
    Associate Professor; Director of Keyboard Studies
  • Harold ClousingHarold Clousing, DMA
    Associate Professor; Conductor, Men's Chorale; Director of Vocal Studies
  • Claire FedorukClaire Fedoruk, DMA
    Associate Chair, Graduate Programs, Associate Professor of Musicology
  • Melanie GallowayMelanie Galloway, DMA
    Artistic Director and Stage Director, APU Opera; Associate Professor of Vocal Studies
  • Alexander KoopsAlexander Koops, DMA
    Director of Undergraduate Music Education; Conductor of Symphonic Band; Director of Azusa Conservatory of Music Community Music School; Associate Professor
  • Michael KozubekMichael Kozubek, M.M.
    Director, Guitar Studies; Associate Professor; Music Theory
  • Michael LeeMichael Lee, M.M.
    Director of Music Technology; Associate Professor
  • Donald NeufeldDonald Neufeld, M.A.
    Associate Professor, School of Music
  • Christopher RussellChristopher Russell, M.M.
    Chair, Department of Performing Arts, Associate Professor; Conductor of Symphony Orchestra; Instrumental Conducting
  • John SuttonJohn Sutton, DMA
    Associate Professor; Director of Choral Activities; Conductor of Oratorio Choir; Conductor of University Choir and Orchestra; Choral Conducting

Assistant Professors



Applied Instructors

Adjunct Professors

Note: This information is current for the 2015-16 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.