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Music: Faculty

Our talented music faculty has taught and worked in the musical field all across the country. They are dedicated teachers as well as established musicians who continue to pursue performance and research opportunities. As teachers, their goal is to establish an environment that will enhance the development of creative expression both in the classroom and in production. Click on each of their profiles below to learn more about their experience, publications, awards and contact information.

Department Chair

  • Dr. Yugo Ikach

    Professor and Director of University Choir

    Dr. Ikach, a native of McKeesport, Pa., is a frequent recitalist as well as stage performer in More


  • Lisa Brovey-Kovach

    Adjunct Professor

    Mezzo soprano Lisa Brovey-Kovach earned her Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees in voice More

  • Greg Davis

    Assistant Professor

    Mr. Greg Davis holds a B.M. degree in music technology and music composition from Duquesne More

  • Jan Fung

    Private Instructor, Percussio

    Jan Fung is Principal Percussionist with the Pittsburgh Opera Orchestra, and percussionist with  More

  • Ken Karsh

    Private Instructor, Guitar

    Ken Karsh began playing guitar at the age of 9 and has been deeply involved in music and music More

  • Garnett Livingston

    Private Instructor, Low Brass

    A native of Dallas Texas, bass trombonist Garnett Livingston received graduate diploma from The More

  • Nancy Lonich

    Private Instructor, Piano

    Nancy Lonich attended Seton Hill University where she earned her B.S. in Music Education and also More

  • Margaret "Greta" Schottman

    Private Instructor, String

    Margaret ‘Greta’ Schottman completed her Bachelor and Master of Music degrees at More

  • Edward "Dane" Shultz

    Private Instructor, Woodwind

    1978-7: Music Educator, Connellsville Area School District, Connellsville, Pa. 1979-80: More

  • Brian Stahurski

    Private instructor, bass guitar

    Brian Stahurski received his formal education at Duquesne University, earning a bachelor’s More

  • Dr. Frank Stetar

    Assistant Professor and Director of Instrumental Ensembles

    Dr. Stetar was appointed Interim Director of Bands at Cal U in August 2015. A Music Educator and More

  • Dr. Randy Tillmutt

    Assistant Professor

    Dr. Randy Tillmutt is a native of Kingston, Jamaica, and is a music educator, pianist, songwriter More

  • Dr. Yana Tyulkova

    Piano Instructor

    Yana was born in Dzerjinsk, Russia, and started playing piano when she was 5 years old. She More

  • Joseph "Jay" Weaver

    Private Instructor, Electric Guitar

    Joseph ‘Jay’ Weaver is a guitarist who is originally from Cumberland, Md. Jay had been More