Our Staff

Administration
Main Office: music@music.wisc.edu (608) 263-1900
Susan C. Cook Director director@music.wisc.edu (608) 263-1900
Anne Brutosky Department Administrator administrator@music.wisc.edu 608-263-4734
Wendy Johnson Assistant Director assistantdirector@music.wisc.edu
(608) 263-4018

Gary Barnes Accountant gary.barnes@wisc.edu (608) 263-1901
Dan Brice Instrument Technician dan.brice@wisc.edu (608) 263-3096
Vacant Payroll & Benefits Coordinator
Eric Murtaugh Communications Coordinator ebmurtaugh@wisc.edu 608-263-5615
Brian Heller Facilities Director facilities@music.wisc.edu (608) 263-1893
Ria Hodgson Music Engagement & Outreach Coordinator meo@music.wisc.edu (608) 265-2173
Lance Ketterer Recording Engineer ketterer@wisc.edu (608) 263-1888
Melissa Lee Financial Specialist mklee9@wisc.edu (608) 263-1898
Baoli Liu Piano Technician baoliliu@wisc.edu (608) 263-1887
Kerry O’Neill Shipping & Mail Associate koneill5@wisc.edu (608) 263-2038
Rachel M. Sauer Curriculum Specialist rmmeyer1@wisc.edu (608) 262-9729
Greg Silver Production Manager gcsilver@wisc.edu
Kathryn Szombatfalvy Community Music Lessons Coordinator cml@music.wisc.edu 
Mark Ultsch Piano Repair & Tuning Specialist ultsch@music.wisc.edu (608) 263-1887

Admissions & Advising
James Doing, Jr. Graduate Admissions Coordinator gradadmissions@music.wisc.edu (608) 263-3220
Marina Drake Graduate Student Coordinator msdrake@wisc.edu (608) 263-5016
Jared Jellison Undergraduate Admissions Coordinator admissions@music.wisc.edu (608) 263-5986
John C. Stowe Director of Graduate Studies dgs@music.wisc.edu (608) 262-9295
Kayde Zimmerle Undergraduate Advisor ugradadvisor@music.wisc.edu  (608) 263-1918

Student Performing Organizations and Ensembles
Kristin Shafel Performing Organizations Coordinator performingorgs@music.wisc.edu (608) 263-1770
Melanie Wulfekuhle Performing Organizations Coordinator performingorgs@music.wisc.edu (608) 263-1770
Aaron Levine Performing Organizations Coordinator performingorgs@music.wisc.edu (608) 263-1770

Hire a Musician/Gig Request Website

University Leadership
Rebecca M. Blank Chancellor
John Karl Scholz Provost
Eric Wilcots,Interim Dean, College of Letters & Science
Florence Hsia Graduate School Associate Dean for Arts & Humanities
Susan Zaeske
L&S Associate Dean for Advancement, Arts & Humanities

UW Foundation
Rebekah Sherman Director of Development email (608) 572-2077

Division of the Arts
The Division of the Arts is dedicated to developing inter and trans-disciplinary curriculum and research between the arts and other disciplines across the UW-Madison Campus.