Applied Lesson and Adjunct Faculty
Carolyn Wann Bailey
Carolyn Bailey is principal second violin with The Nashville Symphony. She is an active studio musician and holds both Bachelors and Masters degrees in violin performance from the Cleveland Institute of Music.
Mark Godwin holds a degree in guitar performance from Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama. He is a member of the Godwin-Thompson Duo and has taught guitar at Lipscomb University since 1990 and at Belmont University since 2002. He directs Lipscomb University's Guitar Ensemble.
Ike Harris teaches string bass and electric bass guitar. He has taught at Austin Peay State University, Belmont University, Middle Tennessee State University and University School of Nashville.
Professor Hartley joined the Nashville Symphony in 1991 where she serves as Assistant Principal bassoon. She holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Florida State University and a Master of Music degree from the Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music.
Professor Holeman holds the Master of Music from the University of Alabama. She teaches applied voice and is Director of Lipscomb's Opera Workshop and vocal coach for Lipscomb's annual musical production. She has performed with the Nashville Opera Association in L'Elisir D'amore, Aida and as La Ciesca in Giannhi Schicchi.
Dr. Daniel Lochrie teaches private clarinet. He holds degrees from the University of Michigan (B.M.), the Cleveland Institute of Music (M.M.) and Ohio State University (D.M.A.).
Judy Mahone began teaching piano at Lipscomb in 1995. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in piano performance from George Peabody College for Teachers in 1968 where she studied with Lucien Stark.
Professor Jean Miller teaches private voice. She received a B.A. in Vocal Performance and Music Education from Pepperdine University and a Master of Music in Vocal Performance from Illinois State University
Sari DeLeon Reist
Sari DeLeon Reist performs regularly with some of Nashville’s finest musicians and ensembles on stage and in the recording studio. She has played with the Nashville Symphony on many occasions, and appeared as a soloist with the Nashville Chamber Orchestra. Sari received her Bachelors of Music degree in cello performance from San Francisco Conservatory of Music under the tutelage of Irene Sharp.
Professor Patricia Roberts teaches private voice. She studied at Texas Christian University (B.M.) and Baylor University (M.M.)? She has studied with Dr. J. Arden Hopkins, Dr. John Van Cura and Dr. Sharon Mabry.
Radu V. Rusu
Professor Radu V. Rusu is Assistant Principal horn with the Nashville Symphony and teaches French horn for Lipscomb University. He hold the B.M. from C. Porumbescu National Music Conservatory in Bucharest, Romania and the M.M. degree from Bowling Green State University.
Professor Robby Shankle teaches saxophone and has performed with Barry Manilow, Rosemary Clooney and Olivia Newton John and others. He is also a member of the Nashville Jazz Orchestra, the Nashville Chamber Players, the Nashville Saxophone Quartet and the Nashville Double Reed Ensemble.
Professor Alan Suska teaches trumpet and holds degrees in music education and trumpet performance from Duquesne University. Mr. Suska is principal trumpet with the Middle Tennessee Symphony Orchestra.
Dr. Carolyn Treybig received her Doctor of Musical Arts from the University of Texas (at Austin), her Master of Music (Flute) and Master of Music (History) from the University of Akron and her Bachelor of Music Education and Bachelor of Music from Baldwin-Wallace Conservatory of Music. ?
Dr. Agnes Wan holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Iowa. She also holds the Artist Diploma in Piano from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. Her piano teachers have included Gabriel Kwok, Nancy Loo, H. Jac McCracken, Uriel Tsachor, Rene Lecuona, James Tocco, and Michael Chertock. Dr. Wan teaches class piano.
Professor Dustin Williams teaches string methods. He holds degrees from Abilene Christian University and West Texas A & M University. He is also a graduate of the Violin Making School of America and the owner of Williams' Fine Violins on Nashville's Music Row.
Clare Yang is a member of the Nashville Symphony and holds both bachelor's and master's degrees from Indiana University. Born in Taipei, Taiwan, she moved to Bloomington, Indiana at age four. Her principal teachers were Abraham Skernick, Atar Arad and Stanley Ritchie.