Meet the Professors

David L. DeHoogh-Kliewer, D.M.A.

Associate Professor, Music / Director of Choral Activities


  • D.M.A. Choral Conducting, University of Kansas, 2010
  • M.M. Vocal Music Education, University of South Dakota, 2002
  • B.A. Music and Education, Bethel College (Kan.), 1995

Jonathan P. Neiderhiser, D.M.A.

Associate Professor, Director of Instrumental Music / Area Chair of Visual and Performing Arts


  • D.M.A. Music Performance -- Conducting, West Virginia University, 2008
  • M.M. Music Theory, Duquesne University, 2002
  • B.M. Music Performance -- Horn, Duquesne University, 1998

Nancy D. Wilcoxson, M.M.

Assistant Professor, Music / Director of Vocal Music


  • M.M. Music, University of South Dakota, 1988

Adjunct Instructors

Ensemble Adjuncts:

  • Brian Smith (Jazz Ensemble)
  • Kim Bogart (Cougar Band)

Wind/Percussion Adjuncts:

  • Shannon Abels (Flute)
  • Rolyn Beaird (Low Brass)
  • Kimberly Bogart (Horn)
  • Chris Borchardt (Saxophone)
  • Lora Egan (Percussion)
  • Matt Smith (Trumpet)
  • John Tomkins (Bassoon)

Piano Accompanying Adjunct:

  • Rebekah Dekkenga '07

Voice Adjuncts:

  • Monty Barnard
  • Amy Morrison
  • Theresa Stehly

String Adjuncts:

  • Marian Ost Casey '95 (Low Strings)
  • Maria Peters (Violin/Viola)
  • David Vanderlinde (Guitar)
  • Anna Vorhes (Harp)