Search Committee Announces Finalists for Director Search

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We are pleased to announce that the finalists for the position of director of the Hugh Hodgson School of Music will visit campus in the coming weeks to meet with members of the School and University community.


Following a national search, a committee chaired by Martin Kagel, A. G. Steer Professor of German and Associate Dean of the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, has identified five finalists for campus visits. The committee was assisted by the UGA Search Group in Human Resources.


Each finalist will make a presentation from 1:25 – 2:25 pm in Edge Hall. The finalists and the dates of their presentations are:


  • Mr. Reynaldo Sanchez, Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives and Innovation and Professor of Music Business and Entertainment Industries at the Frost School of Music, University of Miami, January 14


  • Dr. Mark Clague, Associate Dean of Academic and Student Affairs and Associate Professor of Musicology and Entrepreneurship at the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance, University of Michigan, January 22


  • Dr. Peter Jutras, Associate Director for Research and Graduate Studies and Professor of Piano at the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, University of Georgia, January 28


  • Dr. Tammie Walker, Director and Professor of Piano at the School of Music, Western Illinois University, January 30


  • Dr. Seth Beckman, Dean and Professor of Music at the Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, February 4