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Knox Jazz Ensemble performs at the annual Knox-Rootabaga Jazz Festival.


Department Chair

Nikki Malley

Associate Professor & Chair of Music

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999


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Envelopes filled with lyrics for the choir.

Meet the Music Faculty


Ashlee Mack
Director of Piano Studies

Carolyn Kellert-Griffiths
Alison Meuth
Dean Petrie

Adjunct Faculty

Knox's adjunct faculty are professional musicians who provide individual instruction on the instruments noted.

James Betts, french horn
Timothy Bostwick, voice
Jason Brannon, percussion
Denise Cooksey, flute, flute choir
Andy Crawford, jazz bass/guitar, Cherry St. Combo Director
Tom Clark, voice, Enharmonic Fire and TriTones
Casey Dierlam, piano, Staff Accompanist
Sharon Faust, oboe
Josh Forbes, saxophone and jazz saxophone
Mary Harlan, organ and piano
Zach Johnson, jazz piano
Steve Jackson, classical bass
Janell Johnson, piano
Carolyn Kellert-Griffiths, Music Education
Metro Lyle, classical and jazz trumpet 
Ashlee Mack, Coordinator of Piano Instruction
Jill Marasa, clarinet, Chamber Wind Ensemble
Semenya McCord, jazz voice, vocal jazz combo
Alison Meuth, voice, Vocal Pedagogy
Dean Petrie, tuba and euphonium, Chamber Brass Ensemble
Randy Pobanz, classical guitar
Jenna Ferdon, violin
Brian Russell, trombone
Carolyn Suda, cello, string ensemble
Lucas Wood, voice

Emeritus Faculty

Charles Edward Farley
Robert W. Murphy Professor Emeritus of Music

Bruce Polay
Professor Emeritus of Music

Professor Laura Lane directs a Knox College Choir concert.
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