Department of Music
F.D. Hall Music Center
Jackson State University
JSU Box 17055
Jackson, MS 39217-0155

tel: +1 (601) 979-2141
fax: +1 (601) 979-2568


Dr. Alfred C. Duckett, Chair


Welcome to the JSU Department of Music Faculty. In this section you will find a list of faculty sorted by various categories. The list below also includes links to faculty profiles. To locate a member select from the items below.


Akombo, David – Music Education

Bishop, Darcie – Trumpet

Blaine, Robert – Orchestra

Castilla, Willenham – Choral Activities

Duckett, Alfred  – Department Chair

Elezovic, Ivan – Music Theory, Composition

Galbreath, Loretta – Choral Activities

Hale, Phyllis Lewis – Opera Workshop

Hampton, Anissa – Administrative Assistant

Hollinger, Lowell – Woodwinds

Jordan, Rachel – Strings

Laubengayer, Karen – Keyboard Area

Little, Roderick – Band, Percussion

Rettger, Patrick – Euphonium, Tuba

Sanford, O'Neill – Band

Smith, Jerry – Staff Accompanist

Taylor, Dowell – Band, Music Technology

Thomas, Russell, Jr. – Jazz Studies

Zackary, Harlan – Piano


Adjunct Faculty:

London Branch

Joseph Handy

Richard Hudson

Quinous Johnson

Andrew J. Lewis

David Mahloch

Jared Matthews

Rodney Vaughn

Matthew Visconti

Jon Wenberg