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Tim Albright (he/him)

Associate Professor of Music-Trombone

As trombone instructor in the Conservatory, I get to share my love of music through teaching private lessons and studio class, co-directing the Trombone Ensemble, coaching chamber music and small-group ensembles, and performing with the Faculty Brass Quintet an

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David Bell

Associate Professor of Music

David Bell is Professor of Clarinet at Lawrence University Conservatory of Music.  He has held faculty positions at the Oberlin Conservatory, Baldwin-Wallace College, the University of Akron, West Virginia University, and Western Illinois University

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Dale L. Duesing


Dale Duesing ’67 began his musical career as a child studying piano in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. While at Lawrence he studied vocal performance, before going on to have an international vocal career as one of the world’s leading baritones.

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Jose Encarnacion directing the LU Jazz Band

Jose L. Encarnacion (He/Him/His)

Associate Professor of Music and Director of Jazz Studies
José L. Encarnación leads the jazz improvisation classes, directs the LU Jazz Band, coaches jazz small groups, teaches applied jazz saxophone, coordinates the jazz performance program and Chairs the Jazz & Improvisational Music Department and The Bachelor of Musical Arts Program at the Lawrence University Conservatory of Music.
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Marty pictured with two tubas in the conservatory.

Marty D. Erickson (he-him-his)

Instructor of Music and Teacher of Tuba

Marty was principal/solo tubist with the United States Navy Band in Washington, D.C., serving 6 presidents. His remarkable reputation as a soloist in both classical and jazz idioms was celebrated in a retrospective concert at in the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in 2013.

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Samantha George (She/hers)

Associate Professor of Music and Teacher of Violin

Currently Associate Professor of Music at Lawrence University, Samantha George served as Associate Concertmaster of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra from 1999-2008 and as Acting Concertmaster of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra for the 2002-2003 season.

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