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Meet our Music Faculty

Anton Belov - Associate Professor of Music – Applied Voice, Opera Theater and Lyric Diction

Anton Belov  Associate Professor of Music – Applied Voice, Opera Theater and Lyric Diction

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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.     

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Joan Haaland Paddock - Professor of Music, Conductor and Trumpeter, Director of Instrumental Activities

Joan Haaland Paddock  Professor of Music, Conductor and Trumpeter, Director of Instrumental Activities

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B.M.E., M.M., D.M. Performer's Certificate. Indiana University Jacobs School of Music

Fulbright Scholar Norwegian State Academy of Music

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A professional trumpeter, conductor and cultural presenter, Joan Haaland Paddock performs as soloist and collaborative musician with ensembles in Western and Upper Midwest Regions of the US, Mexico, Canada, Japan, and Norway.  At Linfield College, Paddock conducts bands, coaches chamber ensembles, and teaches applied trumpet.  Additionally, Dr. Paddock has led several January Term Study Abroad courses, including those on-site in the Middle East (Jordan & Israel), Southeast Asia (Bali, Java, Thailand, Singapore, & Malaysia), and Norway, always performing as trumpet soloist and ambassador for Linfield College wherever she travels.  Dr. Paddock believes music is for everyone - no one should be excluded from making and enjoying music.  In addition to Music Cultures of the World, Dr. Paddock teaches the Inquiry Seminar, “What to Listen for in the World,” and “Drumwise," a course that students from across many disciplines benefit.  "Drumwise" focuses on evidence-based rhythm and wellness, music and conflict resolution, history and uses of drums in cultural contexts, and development of community through drumming.

Norwegian (på norsk) Joan Haaland Paddock, en profesjonell trompetist, dirigent og kulturellutøver, opptrer som solist og samarbeidende musiker med ensembler i vestlige og øvre Midtvest-regioner i USA, Mexico, Canada, Japan og Norge. På Linfield College dirigerer Paddock band, trener kammerensembler og er lærer i trompet. I tillegg har Dr. Paddock ledet flere studier i utlandet i måneden januar, inkludert deltagere i Midt-Østen (Jordan og Israel), Sørøst-Asia (Bali, Java, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia) og Norge, og som alltid opptrer hun som trompetsolist og ambassadør for Linfield College uansett hvor hun reiser. Dr. Paddock mener musikk er for alle - ingen bør utelukkes fra å lage og glede seg over musikk. I tillegg til Music Cultures of the World (Musikkulturer i verden), underviser Dr. Paddock i Enquiry Seminar (Ex.Fac/Ex.Phil), "What to listen for in the World"(Hva vi bør lytte etter i verden), and "Drumwise" (Trommer for visdom), et kurs som studenter fra mange fagdisipliner drar nytte av. "Drumwise" fokuserer på bevisbasert rytme og velvære, musikk og konfliktløsning, historie og bruk av trommer i kulturelle sammenhenger, og utvikling av fellesskap gjennom trommeslag.

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Andrea Reinkemeyer - Associate Professor of Music Composition & Theory

Andrea Reinkemeyer  Associate Professor of Music Composition & Theory

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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: Music and Technology, Musicianship III/IV, Women in Music, and Applied Lessons in Composition; she regularly teaches Songwriting. Born and raised in Oregon, she has also lived in Michigan and Thailand.

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Johnandrew Slominski - Assistant Professor of Music – Piano and Music Theory

Johnandrew Slominski  Assistant Professor of Music – Piano and Music Theory

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B.M., M.M., M.A., DMA, Eastman School of Music

Professor Slominski is a concert pianist, recording artist, educator, author, and speaker.  At Linfield he teaches courses in piano, chamber music, musicianship, and music history, as well as a popular INQS on the History of Hip-Hop. He has performed as a soloist and collaborative artist throughout the Americas, Europe, and Asia, and is a specialist in the field of musical improvisation.  Both inside and outside the classroom, Professor Slominski enjoys interdisciplinary connections between music, art, literature, education, brain and cognitive science, psychology, and more.

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Anna Song - Chair, Department of Music; Director of Choral Activities; Associate Professor of Music

Anna Song  Chair, Department of Music; Director of Choral Activities; Associate Professor of Music

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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 and Cascara Voce.

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All Music Faculty and Staff

* Indicates full-time faculty

Department Chair Anna Song*
Administrative Coordinator Shelly Sanderlin
Accompanists Anne Britt
  Kathy Ganske
  Julie Cross Principal
Dance Eve Brindis
Ensembles Anton Belov*, Opera Theatre, Wildcat Men’s Glee
  Diane Chaplin, Cello Ensemble, String Ensemble
  Joan Haaland Paddock*, Concert Band, Brass Choir
  Dana Libonati, Jazz Choir
  Anna Song*, Linfield Concert Choir, Cascara Voce
  Abigail Sperling, Chamber Music Coordinator, Flute Choir, Woodwind Ensemble
Instrumental Diane Chaplin, cello
  Pamela Goldsmith, guitar
  Victoria Gunn, violin/viola
  Joan Haaland Paddock*, trumpet
  Michael Hettwer, french horn
  Richard Krishnan, woodwinds
  Greyson Boydstun, percussion
  Abigail Sperling, flute
Piano Johnandrew Slominski*
Music Technology Andrea Reinkemeyer*
Theory/History/Composition Anton Belov*
  Johnandrew Slominski*
  Andrea Reinkemeyer*
  Anna Song*
Voice Anton Belov*
  Julie Cross, voice