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Wei Tsun Chang
Professor
Doctor of Musical Arts, Michigan State University 2008
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WTChang@tntech.edu
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Bryan Fine Arts Building (BFA) 360 / Box 5045
931-372-3714
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Wei Tsun Chang, violinist, a student of Joseph Gingold and James Buswell. Wei Tsun is a sought-after soloist, concertmaster, recitalist and teacher. He is an active chamber musician, violinist of the Atlantic Ensemble, with their recent performances in New York, Paris, France, Massachusetts, California, Tennessee, North Carolina, and Michigan. As concertmaster, Wei Tsun has led and soloed with many orchestras in Michigan, and is currently concertmaster with the Bryan Symphony of Tennessee. He has also soloed and toured Europe with L'Orchestre de Chambre Française Albéric Magnard and the Cameratta Antonio Lucio of Netherlands. Currently Wei Tsun is the Violin Professor at Tennessee Tech University.
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EunHye Choi
Adjunct Faculty
DMA, University of Minnesota / MM, Florida State University
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echoi@tntech.edu
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/ Box 5045
www.gracechoipiano.com
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Korean pianist Eunhye Grace Choi has been praised for her “nice touch and excellent technique” (American Record Guide) and “meticulous attention to detail” (Fanfare). Choi has worked with such renowned artists as Graham Johnson, Libby Larsen, and Eugene Rousseau. Choi performed extensively as a collaborative pianist throughout the United States, France, Belgium, UK, and South Korea. Choi’s recording Clarinet Sonatas by François Devienne (Naxos 9.70150) received international acclaim. Her recent recording “Images: American Sonatas” for Saxophone and Piano was released in 2013 on the Emeritus label. Her live and recorded performances are frequently broadcasted on the radio, including NPR’s Performance Today. Choi has served as a staff collaborative pianist at the Interlochen Arts Camp and the Interlochen Bassoon Institute. She has been a faculty pianist at Chapel Hill International Chamber Music Workshop and Eastern Music Festival since 2013. Choi holds a B.M. in Composition from Yonsei University in Korea and a Master’s degree in Collaborative Piano at Florida State University. She received a doctoral degree in collaborative piano at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Choi currently serves on the musical faculty at Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville, TN.
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Michael Clark
Assistant Professor
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MClark@tntech.edu
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Bryan Fine Arts Building (BFA) 361 / Box 5045
931-372-3065
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Eric Harris
Associate Professor
D.M.A. The University of Southern Mississippi; M.M.E. The University of Southern Mississippi; B.M.E. Winthrop University
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EHarris@tntech.edu
Music
Bryan Fine Arts Building (BFA) 308 / Box 5045
931-372-3728
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Director, The Golden Eagle Marching Band
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Eric L. Harris is Director of Athletic Bands and Associate Director of Bands at Tennessee Tech University where he is director of The Golden Eagle Marching Band, conducts the university Concert Band, and teaches classes in instrumental music education and music appreciation. Prior to his appointment at TTU, he taught for twelve years in the public schools of Charlotte, North Carolina. During this time, his middle and high school bands earned numerous superior ratings in concert and marching events across the state. In 1997, Dr. Harris was honored as one of twelve Time-Warner Star Teachers selected from over 6,000 instructional staff in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School System. Dr. Harris is a member of the American School Band Director’s Association and has enjoyed teaching, conducting, and judging invitations in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee, Kentucky, Indiana, and Mississippi. Other professional affiliations include NAfME, CBDNA, and honorary membership in Kappa Kappa Psi. He is the author of Fundamentals of Music Theory for the Wind Band Student – a three-volume music theory workbook series published by NorthLand Music Publishers. Most recently he served as a contributing author for Teaching Music Through Performance in Beginning Band, Volume Two and The New Grove Dictionary of American Music, Second Edition. In December of 2011, Dr. Harris presented a session at the 65th Annual Midwest Clinic entitled, "The Whole Enchilada: A New Curriculum Model for Twenty-First Century Bands."
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Kristin Hauser
Adjunct Faculty
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KHauser@tntech.edu
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Bryan Fine Arts Building (BFA) 358 / Box 5045
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James Lotz
Professor
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JLotz@tntech.edu
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Bryan Fine Arts Building (BFA) 216 / Box 5045
931-372-6133
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Yoo Paick
Adjunct Faculty
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YPaick@tntech.edu
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Anne Thurmond
Coordinator
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AThurmond@tntech.edu
SAF General Education Acad Affrs
Henderson Hall (HEND) 204C / Box 5065
931-372-3637
https://www.tntech.edu/centerstage/