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Idaho State University

Music

Scott Anderson

Scott Anderson

Professor of Music; Director of Choral Activities

Specialties:

  • Choral Rehearsal
  • Vocal Pedagogy in the Choral Rehearsal 
  • Movement (Latin and Dalcroze Techniques) Theories and Singing
  • Choral Music Styles: Techniques to Achieve more Accurate Performance
  • Warm-up Strategies for Choral Ensembles
Jon Armstrong

Jon Armstrong

Director of Jazz Studies; Assistant Professor of Music

Specialties: 

• Saxophone

• Bass

• Getting Ensembles to Groove

• Improvisation

• Rhythm Section

• Composition

• North Indian Classical Music 

Getting Your Ensemble to Groove

Improvisation Workshop

Dr. Hyeri Choi

Assistant Professor of Violin; Strings Area Coordinator

Specialties: 

  • Strings

String Techniques

Chamber Music Coaching

Dr. Eleanor Christman Cox

Instructor of Music, Cello

Specialties: 

  • Strings
  • Strings Clinic
  • Strings Sectionals
  • Group Lessons (Cello)
  • Chamber Music Coaching (All Instruments)

String Workshop

Baroque Performance Practice

Dr. Diana Livingston Friedley

Professor of Music

Great Diction = Great Singing

Perfecting your State Solo

Thom Hasenpflug

Dr. Thom Hasenpflug

Co-Director of the School of Performing Arts; Chair of the Department of Music; Professor of Music

Specialties:

  • Percussion

Percussion Workshops

World Music Styles

Shandra Helman

Dr. Shandra Helman

Associate Professor of Clarinet & Saxophone; Woodwind Area Coordinator

Specialties: 

  • Clarinet, bass clarinet, E-flat clarinet
  • All saxophones

Outreach Performances by City Creek Winds, ISU Resident Faculty Woodwind Quintet

Group Lessons (Clarinet & Saxophone)

Woodwind Sectionals

Dr. Thomas Kloss

Dr. Thomas Kloss

Assistant Professor & Coordinator of Music Education, Associate Director of Athletic Bands

Specialties: 

• Saxophone

• Marching Band

Becoming a Music Major

Leadership in Music Ensembles

Wind Band Clinic

Kori Bond

Professor of Music

Specialties: 

• Piano Performance

• Piano Teaching

• Collaborative Piano

• Music History

Maximizing Your Collaborative Piano Experience / Piano Masterclass

The Art of Appreciating Chamber Music

Masterpieces of Piano Repertoire

Eddie Ludema

Assistant Professor of Music

Specialties: 

• Trumpet (Classical, Jazz, Rock)

• All Brass Fundamentals

• Chamber Ensembles

• Fundamentals of Jazz Improv for the Classical Player

Outreach Performances

Group Lessons/Clinics

Trumpet/Brass Sectionals

Dr. Julie Sorensen

Assistant Professor of Music | Director, Idaho State Civic Symphony

Specialties: 

  • Flute/Piccolo
     
  • Flute Choir
     
  • Full Symphony
     
  • Chamber Orchestra

Full/Chamber orchestra clinics

Flute/woodwind sectionals/clinics

Outreach performances with City Creek Winds