• Eric Thorson

    Professor of Music - Choral/Conducting/Education Dr. Eric Thorson is Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities at Carson-Newman University, where he conducts A Cappella Choir, Men’s Chorus, and Oratorio Chorus. In 2003, Thorson...

  • Keith McClelland

    Adjunct Instructor of Music - Bassoon Mr. McClelland currently serves as Professor of Music at the University of Tennessee where he teaches applied bassoon, oboe, woodwind methods, and theory. He also serves as adjunct instructor of...

  • Julie Wright

    Dept. Administrative Assistant, Music Librarian & Coordinator, and Director Preparatory Department A 1993 music education Carson-Newman graduate, Mrs. Julie Hensley Wright returned to Carson-Newman as its Director of the Preparatory School of Music in 1998 and became Music Librarian in August,...

  • Sue Swilley

    Professor Emerita - Flute Originally from Louisiana, Dr. Swilley joined the Carson-Newman Music Department in 1965 where she taught applied woodwind, freshman music theory, instrumentation and orchestration, woodwind and...

  • Rachelle Burgett

    Academic Administrative Assistant Rachelle Burgett is the Academic Administrative Assistant in the Art Department. Ms. Burgett grew up in New England and served in the U.S. Army on active duty. Her military travel brought her to...



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