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Faculty Biographies


 

Instructors in the Academy of the Arts are professional artists. Some are graduates of UAFS and many have advanced degrees. Academy faculty members have trained with professional musicians from around the world. They perform regularly as soloists, accompanists, or with ensembles. Most are active members of professional music organizations at the local, state, and national levels.

 

  • Jennifer Woodside Anderson, Dance/Choreographer

  • Mollie Armour, Drama, Children's Choir

  • Rebekah Bateman, Drama, Theatre

  • Brooke Bates, Children's Choir

  • Lori Fay, Strings, Youth Honor Symphony Orchestra, Strings

  • Josh Floyd, Brass, Music Theory, Composition, Music History, Conducting, Guitar 

  • Barbara Godette, Youth Honor Symphony Orchestra, Strings

  • Dianne Heinrichs, Piano 

  • Lindsay Hobbs, Musikgarten, Piano, Accompanist

  • David Holland, Guitar

  • Gini Law, Piano, Children's Choir & Show Choir Kidz , Accompanist

  • Anna Lewis, Instructor, Art

  • Thesa Loving, Drama, Theatre,  Voice

  • Gretchen Maertens, Children's Choir

  • Sheila Mann, Academy Playerz and Children's Choir

  • Amy Medlock, Xtreme Teens, Woodwinds, Voice, Children's Choir

  • Evan Mino, Brass, Youth Honor Symphony Orchestra

  • Joseph Reed, Voice

  • William Reyes, Guitar

  • Alice Sanders, Piano, Musikgarten

  • Amy Simmons, Percussion, World Drum Circle

  • Shannon Stoddard, Theatre Director, Musical Theatre Dance

  • Dr. Rosilee Walker Russell, Executive Director

  • Heather Wershky, Strings Class, Violin

  • Eric Williams, Dance 

  • Cory Winters, Strings Class, Violin

  • Tim Yarbrough,  Guitar

  • Hillary Yerton, Dance/Choreographer