Anton Belov - Associate Professor of Music – Applied Voice, Opera Theater and Lyric Diction
Vivian Bull Music Center 138
Education: B.M. New England Conservatory; M.M., A.D. The Juilliard School; D.M.A. Boston University
Professor Belov is a professional singer (baritone) who has performed throughout the country with many major opera companies and orchestras. In addition, he offered over 100 recitals, appearing in such venues as Carnegie Recital Hall in New Your City and the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC. He is the founder and the artistic director of the Aquilon Music Festival. He teaches Applied Voice, Beginning Voice Class, the Opera Theater Workshop, Lyric Diction, and Understanding Music. In his free time, he enjoys fine furniture making, fishing, hiking and tabletop games.Professor Belov's Web Page
Joan Haaland Paddock - Director of Instrumental Activities, Professor of Music, Conductor and Trumpeter
Vivian Bull Music Center 136
Education: B.M.E., M.M., D.M. Indiana University School of Music
Fulbright Scholar Norwegian State Academy of Music
A performing musician, Joan conducts bands (MUSC110), coaches chamber ensembles (MUSC 115), teaches applied trumpet, and leads the Instrumental Performance Seminar. On-site January Term courses (MUSC 398) led by Joan include the Middle East, Southeast Asia, and Norway. With her philosophy of music for everyone, Joan teaches the Inquiry Seminar (INQS 125), “What to Listen for in the World,” and “Drumwise” (MUSC 252), which focuses on wellness and drumming in all of the world’s cultures.
Andrea Reinkemeyer - Assistant Professor of Music Composition & Theory
Vivian Bull Music Center 142
Education: B.M. University of Oregon; M.M and D.M.A. University of Michigan (Composition)
Composer Andrea Reinkemeyer explores how music interacts with other disciplines; she enjoys writing music for large orchestra and wind bands, intimate chamber ensembles, and interactive electronics. In the coming year she will teach: MUSC 100 Fundamentals, MUSC 225 Music and Technology, MUSC 310/311 Musicianship III/IV, MUSC 355 Women in Music, and Applied Lessons in Composition; she regularly teaches MUSC 212 Songwriting and MUSC 320 Musical Form and Analysis. Born and raised in Oregon, she has also lived in Ann Arbor, Michigan and Bangkok, Thailand.Professor Reinkemeyer's Web Page
Johnandrew Slominski - Assistant Professor of Music – Piano and Music Theory
Vivian Bull Music Center 141
Education: B.M., M.M., M.A., DMA, Eastman School of Music
Johnandrew Slominski is a concert pianist, recording artist, educator, author, and speaker. At Linfield he teaches piano, chamber music, music theory, and history, and he is a specialist in the field of musical improvisation. When he isn’t in the classroom or on the concert stage you can often find Johnandrew hiking in the Cascades or chasing wild trout with his fly rod.Professor Slominski's Web Page
Anna Song - Director of Choral Activities, Associate Professor of Music
Vivian Bull Music Center 143
Education: B.A.,University of California Los Angeles; M.M., Yale University; Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia University
Professor Song's research interests focus on the method and practice of music teaching and learning, and on Western European vocal music before 1750, which she continues to explore with In Mulieribus, a professional female vocal ensemble she co-founded and leads as artistic director. She teaches courses in music education, musicianship, and music history, and directs the Linfield College Concert Choir, Cascara Voce, and Wildcat Men’s Glee Club.
Abigail Sperling - Flute Instuctor
Vivian Bull Music Center 102
Education: M.A., University of Edinburgh Graduate Diploma, M.M., D.M.A., University of Auckland
Faun Tanenbaum Tiedge - Professor of Music and Chair
Vivian Bull Music Center 137
B.A. Hunter College; M.A., Binghamton University; Ph.D., New York University.
Professor Tiedge teaches classes in music history and culture, popular and world music, and arts entrepreneurship. She coordinates the Linfield Lively Arts Series and Ensemble Education program. Her interests include historical and contemporary music performance, and creative collaboration across music genres.
All Music Faculty and Staff
* Indicates full-time faculty