Faculty and Staff

Alexander Carpenter, Professor (Music)

B.Mus., Brock University
M.A., McMaster University
Ph.D., University of Toronto

Alex was hired in 2006 and instructs in Musicology, Music Criticism, and Popular Music.

Phone: 780.679.1571
Email: acarpent@ualberta.ca

Kathleen Corcoran, Associate Professor (Music), Head of Voice

B.Mus., University of Alberta
M.Mus. University of Alberta.

Kathleen was hired in 1993. She teaches voice, vocal pedagogy, vocal literature, music for the theatre, and chamber music/art song.

Portrait of Ardelle RiesArdelle Ries, Associate Professor (Music), Director of Music

B.Mus., University of Alberta
B.Ed. Dip., University of Alberta
M.Mus., University of Alberta
D.Mus., University of Alberta

Hired in 2004, Ardelle teaches music theory, conducting, choral literature and pedagogy, and aural and sight singing skills.

Email: lries@ualberta.ca

Portrait of John WiebeJohn Wiebe, Director of Choral Activities, Conductor: Augustana Choir, Mannskor, Sangkor

B.Ch.Mus., Steinbach Bible College
B.Mus Honours, Wilfrid Laurier University
M.Mus., University of Alberta
D.Mus., University of Alberta

Hired in 2012, John is Director of Choral Activities and conducts The Augustana Choir, Mannskor and Sangkor.

Phone: 780.679.1686
Email: jhwiebe@ualberta.ca

Portrait of Roger AdmiralRoger Admiral, Instructor

B.Mus., University of Western Ontario
M.Mus., University of Alberta
D.Mus., University of Alberta
Associate, Royal Conservatory of Music (Toronto)

Hired in 2005, Roger instructs in Applied Piano, Chamber Music and Music Theory.

Email: radmiral@ualberta.ca

A portrait of Charlene BrownCharlene Brown, Instructor; Community Conservatory Administrator

B.Mus (Alberta), Voice

Charlene was hired in 1996 and teaches Voice, Co-op Studies, Chamber Music and Music with Children.

Email: cdl@ualberta.ca

Portrait of Inna LuzanacInna Luzanac, Instructor

Diploma, State University/Conservatory of Music, Lviv, Ukraine

Hired in 1995

Email: iluzanac@ualberta.ca

Affiliated Faculty

Dawn Hage, B.Mus. (Alberta), M.Mus (Northwestern - Illinois), Brass.

Joy-Anne Murphy, M.Mus. (Alberta), Voice.

Tova Olson, B.A. [music] (Alberta - Augustana Faculty), Contemporary Piano.

Trevor Sanders, M.Mus. (Alberta), Guitar.

Kathleen Schoen, BMus. (British Columbia), Flute, Recorder

Thomas Schoen, B.Mus. (British Columbia), Violin, Viola.

Jei Yin, M.Mus., doctoral studies (Arizona), Clarinet, Saxophone.


Adjunct Instructors

Michael Massey, B.Mus. (Alberta). Director, Edmonton Youth Orchestra.

Tom Spila, B. Ed. (Alberta). Director, Camrose & District Community Band.


Professor Emeritus

James Neff. B.Mus (Concordia, Moorhead) M.A. (Denver), graduate studies (Iowa). Taught from 1959-1993. Numerous teaching and administrative roles, including director of the Camrose Lutheran Choir, historical musicology, music theory and composition, Academic Dean and Chair of Fine Arts.

Milton Schlosser, BMus. (Alberta), MMus. (Alberta), D.Mus. (Alberta). Taught from 1985-2018. Numerous teaching and administrative roles, including Conservatory Administrator and Director of Music. Taught applied music (piano, organ, concerto, service playing, chamber music), contemporary perspectives in music, music theory, and composition. Conducted research in the area of neuroscience, video recordings, and pianists. (http://www.miltonschlosser.com/)

Departmental Staff

Charlene Brown, Augustana Conservatory Administrator

Jim Hough, Camrose Piano and Organ (1992) Ltd. Piano tuner/technician.

Staff accompanists: Roger Admiral, Carolyn Olson, Tova Olson.