Music Education

Kevin Collins

Kevin Collins

Associate Professor
Music
SA 151

Education

Master’s degree University of Texas-Austin (Wind Conducting); Bachelor’s degree from University of Michigan (Low Brass/Trombone Performance/Music Education)

Kevin Collins has been a member of the UW-Green Bay faculty since 1988. He was appointed Director of Bands in 1995, and served as Chair of the Music Program from 1998-2003, and again from... Read more »

Michael Dewhirst

Michael Dewhirst

Associate Lecturer
Music
SA 221

Cellist Michael Dewhirst holds degrees in music education and cello performance from Ithaca College. He has performed internationally, notably with Orquestra do Norte, a Portuguese touring orchestra. Locally, he serves as Principal Cello in the Civic Symphony of Green Bay and also performs with the Manitowoc and Fox Valley Symphonies. He was a co-founder of the Chicago Miniaturist Ensemble and... Read more »

Adam Gaines

Adam Gaines

Associate Professor
Music
SA 119

Education

D.A., M.M. Ball State University; B.M. University of Louisville

Adam Gaines is an Associate Professor of Music at the University of Wisconsin - Green Bay. In addition to teaching the trumpet studio, Dr. Gaines directs jazz ensembles, teaches jazz history courses and works with music technology. Dr. Gaines has performed as a soloist in his native Kentucky, as... Read more »

Eric Hansen

Eric Hansen

Associate Professor
Music
SA 153

Education

M.M. in Clarinet Performance (University of Kentucky); B.M. in Music Education (Arizona State University); B.M. in Clarinet Performance (Arizona State University)

Courses Taught

Applied Clarinet, Music Theory, Woodwind Techniques, Woodwind Ensemble, Survey of Western Music, Video Game Music (a Freshman Seminar course), and Director of the UW-Green... Read more »

Randall Meder

Randall Meder

Associate Professor (Chair)
Music
SA 157

Education

D.M.A. Illinois; B.M. & M.M. Madison

Dr. Randall Meder has been Director of Choral Activities at UW-Green Bay since 2006, and Chair of the Music Program since 2016. He conducts the Concert Choir and teaches courses in Conducting, Choral Literature, and Music Education. Dr. Meder is also the founder and conductor of the Green Bay Choral Artists, a... Read more »

Margaret Meder

Margaret Meder

Adjunct Instructor
Music
SA 157

Elementary Music Methods, Student Teacher Supervision

Bill Sallak

Bill Sallak

Assistant Professor
Music
SA 155

Education

D.M.A., Arizona State University; M.M., The University of Akron; B.M., B.S. SUNY College at Fredonia

As a performer, conductor, composer, technologist, and researcher, Bill Sallak’s work has appeared at Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the Fifth International Conference on Minimalist Music (Turku and Helsinki, Finland), the Blurred Edges Festival (Hamburg,... Read more »

Courtney Sherman

Courtney Sherman

Associate Professor
Music
SA 113

Education

Doctor of Musical Arts in Voice Performance, Arizona State University, Master of Music in Opera Theatre, Arizona State University, Bachelor of Music in Voice Performance, Western Michigan

Courses Taught

Ear Training, Sight Singing, Classical and Musical Theatre Voice, Opera and Musical Theatre Workshop, Musical Theatre History, Vocal Pedagogy,... Read more »