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List of Professors

Name Years at Michigansort icon Position

Nicholas D. Falcone

1926 - 1935
Assistant Professor of Band Instruments (Wind Instruments)
Director of Bands

William D. Revelli

1935 - 1972
Professor of Music (Wind Instruments)
Director of University Bands

Albert Luconi

1943 - 1963
Associate Professor of Music (Wind Instruments - Clarinet)

Lewis Hugh Cooper

1945 - 1997
Professor of Bassoon

Clifford P. Lillya

1947 - 1980
Earl V. Morre Professor of Music

Glenn Parkhurst Smith

1950 - 1981
Professor of Music (Wind Instruments)

Clyde A. Carpenter

1954 - 1960
Assistant Professor of French Horn

Florian F. Mueller

1954 - 1974
Professor of Oboe & Wind Instruments

James D Salmon

1956 - 1972
Professor of Percussion Instruments

Louis J. Stout

1960 - 1989
Professor of Music (Wind Instruments)

William H. Stubbins

1960 - 1975
Professor of Music (Wind Instruments)

John D. Mohler

1962 - 1994
Professor of Music (Clarinet)

Arno Mariotti

1963 - 1982
Professor of Music (Wind Instruments)

Keith W. Bryan

1964 - 1994
Professor of Music (Flute)

Charles E. Owen

1972 - 1983
Professor of Music (Percussion)

Abe Torchinsky

1972 - 1990
Professor of Music (Tuba)

Michael W. Udow

1982 - 2011
Professor of Percussion Instruments

Ernest Fred Ormand

1984 - 2007
Professor of Music (Wind Instruments)

Richard A. Beene

1990 - 2006
Associate Professor of Music (Bassoon)

Leone Buyse

1993 - 1997
Professor of Music (Flute)

Deborah S. Chodacki

1993 - 2008
Associate Professor of Clarinet

Soren S. H. Hermansson

1999 - 2006
Associate Professor of Music

William G. Lucas

2010 - 2012
Clinical Assistant Professor of Trumpet