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
Associate 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
Prado Dr. Joni Y. Prado
joni.prado@vanguard.edu, ext. 6417
Assistant Professor of Music
D.M.A., University of Southern California. M.M., California State University, Fullerton
Susanne Reid Dr. Susanne M. Reid
sreid@vanguard.edu, ext. 6414
Associate 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.