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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

Vivian Bull Music Center 138
503-883-2233

abelov@linfield.edu

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 - Director of Instrumental Activities, Professor of Music, Conductor and Trumpeter

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

Vivian Bull Music Center 136
503-883-2258

jpaddock@linfield.edu

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.

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Andrea Reinkemeyer - Assistant Professor of Music Composition & Theory

Andrea Reinkemeyer  Assistant Professor of Music Composition & Theory

Vivian Bull Music Center 142
503-883-2251

areinkem@linfield.edu

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.

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

Johnandrew Slominski  Assistant Professor of Music – Piano and Music Theory

Vivian Bull Music Center 141
503-883-2637

jslominski@linfield.edu

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. 

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Anna Song - Director of Choral Activities, Associate Professor of Music

Anna Song  Director of Choral Activities, Associate Professor of Music

Vivian Bull Music Center 143
503-883-2256

asong@linfield.edu

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. 

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Faun Tanenbaum Tiedge - Professor of Music and Chair

Faun Tanenbaum Tiedge  Professor of Music and Chair

Vivian Bull Music Center 137
503-883-2256

ftiedge@linfield.edu

Education:

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. 

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All Music Faculty and Staff

* Indicates full-time faculty

Department Chair Faun Tanenbaum Tiedge*
Administrative Coordinator Shelly Sanderlin
Accompanists Anne Britt
  Kathy Ganske
  Susan McDaniel Principal
Dance Eve Brindis
Ensembles Anton Belov*, Opera Theatre
  Diane Chaplin, Cello Ensemble
  Paul Owen, Percussion/Samba Ensemble
  Joan Haaland Paddock*, Concert Band, Wind Symphony, Brass Choir
  Stephen Kravitz, Jazz Band, Woodwind Ensemble
  Victoria Gunn, String Ensemble
  Anna Song*, Linfield Concert Choir, Women's Vocal Ensemble, Wildcat Men's Glee Club
  Abigail Sperling, Flute Choir
Instrumental Diane Chaplin, cello
  Pamela Goldsmith, guitar
  Victoria Gunn, violin/viola
  Joan Haaland Paddock*, trumpet
  Michael Hettwer, french horn
  Stephen Kravitz, woodwinds
  Paul Owen, percussion
  Abigail Sperling, Flute
  Karen Strand, oboe
Piano Johnandrew Slominski*
Music Education Joan Haaland Paddock*
  Anna Song*
Music Technology Andrea Reinkemeyer*
Theory/History/Composition Anton Belov*
  Johnandrew Slominski*
  Andrea Reinkemeyer*
  Anna Song*
  Faun Tanenbaum Tiedge*
Voice Anton Belov*
  Rebecca Fromherz, voice