Each member of the music faculty is both a teacher and a performer. We approach each student as an individual with special gifts and needs, and seek to help you reach your potential, not only as a musician, but as a human being in a complex world.

 
roy couchRoy Couch
Assistant professor of music

Director of  Bands, instrumental music education, low brass, music history
D.M.A. University of North Texas
419.358.3315
couchr@bluffton.edu

 

Adam SchattschneiderAdam Schattschneider

Professor of Music
Woodwinds,music theory, Instrumental ensemble director
DM, Indiana University
419.358.3349
schatta@bluffton.edu
10 Questions with Adam Schattschneider
Personal Website

Crystal Sellers BattleCrystal Sellers Battle

Assistant professor of music
Voice, voice methods, Gospel Choir director
DMA, The Ohio State University
419.358.3348
sellersc@bluffton.edu
10 Questions with Crystal Seller Battle

Mark SudermanMark J. Suderman

Director of choral activities, Professor of music
Choral music education, voice, Camerata Singers director
DMA, University of Iowa
419.358.3364
sudermanm@bluffton.edu
10 Questions with Mark Suderman

Peter TerryPeter Terry

Associate professor of information technology and music
Music theory, composition, electronic music
DMA, University of Texas at Austin
419.358.3383
terryp@bluffton.edu
10 Questions with Peter Terry
Personal Website

Lucia UnrauLucia Unrau

Department chair, Professor of music
Applied piano, Piano, aural skills
DMA, University of Texas at Austin
419.358.3318
unraul@bluffton.edu
10 Questions with Lucia Unrau
Personal Website

Jodi DillerJodi Diller

Administrative assistant
B.A., Bluffton University
419.358.3347
dillerj@bluffton.edu

 

 

Adjunct instructors

Paul Baransy - Trumpet-  B.S., Findlay College, M.M., Bowling Green State University
Dennis Crites - Percussion - B.A., Ohio University
Marilyn Edwards - Horn - M.A., Bowling Green State University
Nancy Glick - Harp - B.M., Bowling Green State University, M.A., University of Findlay
Rachel Pinkney - Low strings - M.M., University of  Minnesota
Scott Parnell - Guitar - M.A., Bowling Green State University
Anita Skinner - High strings - B.M., Bowling Green State University
Linda Sycks - Oboe - B.M., Capital University
Ana Yoder - Piano, staff accompanist - B.A, Goshen College, M.M., Bowling Green State University
Jennifer Yost - Bassoon - M.E., Bowling Green State University