Faculty

Dr. James L. Melton jmelton@vanguard.edu Chair of the Department of Music, Professor of Music, and Director of Music Activities D.M.A., Arizona State University. M.M., Arizona State University
Dr. Kenneth R. Foerch kfoerch@vanguard.edu, ext. 6415 Assistant Professor of Music D.M.A., University of Southern California. M.M., Eastman School of Music
Dr. Greg Glancey gglancey@vanguard.edu, ext. 6416 Professor of Music Ph.D., Stony Brook University, New York
Gina Lord gina.lord@vanguard.edu, ext. 6418 Assistant Professor of Music M.M. Piano Pedagogy; M.M. Piano Performance, University of Oregon
Dr. Joni Y. Prado joni.prado@vanguard.edu, ext. 6417 Assistant Professor of Music D.M.A., University of Southern CaliforniaM.M., California State University, Fullerton
Dr. Susanne M. Reid sreid@vanguard.edu, ext. 6414 Professor of Music D.M.A., University of Oklahoma. M.M., California State University, Fullerton. M.A., California Graduate School of Theology.
Mildred H. Yi mildred.yi@vanguard.edu, ext. 6419 Assistant Professor of Music M.M., San Francisco State University. B.A., University of California at Berkeley

Adjunct Faculty

Julie Jung Adjunct Professor of Music, String Techniques. Private Music Instructor. M.M., New England Conservatory of Music, Boston. (Artist in Residence)
Dr. Tanya Karyagina Adjunct Professor of Piano and Accompanying D.M.A. University of Southern California
Dr. Jung-A Lee Adjunct Professor of Music, Organ and Accompanying D.M.A., Boston University
Rich Messenger Adjunct Professor of Music, Secondary Vocal Methods. Graduate Studies, University of Iowa.
Mike Nigro Adjunct Professor of Music, Guitar Studies M.M. Guitar Performance. California State University, Fullerton
Mary Opperman Adjunct Professor of Music, Flute M.M.  Manhattan School of Music
Robert Reno Adjunct Professor of Music & Composition. D.M., University of Indiana, Bloomington.
Bill Schlitt Adjunct Professor of Music, Percussion Ensemble and Percussion Techniques. Private Music Instructor, Percussion Studies. B.A., Cal Poly, Pomona.
  Sarah Scott sscott@vanguard.edu Adjunct Professor of Music, Intro to Fine Arts, Music and Worship M.A.C.L., Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena

Private Music Instructors:

Rich Chasin Private Music Instructor, Trumpet Studies. B.M., University of Michigan.
Russel Dicey Private Music Instructor, French Horn Studies, B.F.A California Institute of the Arts, Los Angeles Philharmonic Summer Institute.
Ellen Jung Private Music Instructor, Violin Studies. M.M., Yale University. (Artist in Residence)
  Dr. Jennie Jung Private Music Instructor, Piano. D.M.A., The Julliard School. (Artist in Residence)
Izumi Kashiwagi Accompanist, Private Music Instructor, Piano. M.M., Keyboard Collaborative Arts from University of Southern California, Los Angeles.
Phil Keen Private Music Instructor, Trombone and Tuba Studies. M.M., University of Michigan.
Jane Kim Private Music Instructor, Voice Studies, M.M. California State University Fullerton.
Elliott Moreau Private Music Instructor, Bassoon Studies. M.M. University of Southern California.
Sorah Myung Private Music Instructor, Viola Studies. M.M. from Yale School of Music.
Heather Reithmeier Private Music Instructor, Voice Studies, M.M., California State University, Fullerton.
Ryan Reithmeier Private Music Instructor, Voice Studies, M.M., California State University, Fullerton.
Lisa Schroeder Private Music Instructor, Flute Studies. M.M., California State University, Long Beach. (On Sabbatical)
Martin Torres Private Music Instructor, Bass Studies. M.F.A., University of California, Irvine.