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Faculty & Staff


President's Office

President & Executive Director
Chief of Staff


Dean & Vice President for Educational Affairs
Associate Dean of Programs & The Marlene M. Bowen Piano Program Director
Program Director: Strings & Orchestra; Faculty: Violin
Director of Chamber Music; Ensemble Director: Merit Brass Ensemble & Merit Trombone Choir; Faculty: Trombone
Chicago Musical Pathways Initiative Project Director
Band Program Director
Early Childhood & General Music Program Manager
Band Program Manager
Ensemble Director: Merit Jazz Ensemble; Staff: Jazz Studies Program Manager; Faculty: Jazz
Program Coordinator

Student Services

Director of Student Services
Librarian; Faculty: Early Childhood Music
Student Services Associate

Development & Marketing

Vice President for Development & Marketing
Director of Marketing & Communications
Director of Donor Engagement
Institutional Gifts Manager
Donor Database Coordinator
Marketing Coordinator

Finance & Administration

Vice President for Finance & Administration
Director of Finance
Director of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Antiracism (IDEA) and Human Resources
Associate Director of Human Resources and Finance

Facilities & Technology

Operations & Rentals Manager