Administrative Staff of the Shepherd School

Associate Dean of Music

Gary Smith
713-348-4047

Assistant Piano Technician
Kyle Evans 
713-348-3794

Assistant Production Managers
Brian Figat
713-348-4263
Chris Lee 
713-348-4935
Fran Schmidt

713-348-2186

Classroom Scheduling Coordinator
Alex Stutler
713-348-4933

Computer Support Specialist
Bill Klemm
713-348-4357

Department Coordinator 
Susie Schoepf
713-348-3783

Director of Development
Diane McOmie 
713-348-4992

Director of Music Admissions
Geoffrey Scott
713-348-3032

Director of Opera Production
Michael Freese
713-348-2172

Electroacoustical Music Specialist
Chapman Welch
713-348-4064

Executive Assistant
Jennifer Overton
713-348-4347

Executive Secretary 
Lizanne Yeates 
713-348-3492

External Relations Coordinator 
Holli Clements
713-348-4157

Facilities Manager

Marty Merritt 
713-348-4942

Graduate Administrative Coordinator
Suzanne Taylor 
713-348-2319

Media Relations
Amy Hodges
713-348-6777 

Music Admissions Assistants
Allen Chen
713-348-4854
Phyllis Smith 
713-348-3578

Music Librarian
Mary Brower
713-348-2593 or 713-348-4832

Non Major Music Staff
Karol Bennett
713-348-4854
Terry Gaschen
713-348-4854
Larry Slezak
713-348-2346

Opera Administrator
Karen Reeves
713-348-2151

Orchestra Manager 
Kaaren Fleisher
713-348-3845

Preparatory Program Administrator
Julia Jalbert 
713-348-5753

Preparatory Staff Assistant
Troy Wayne
713-348-3854

Print Publications Coordinator
Matthew Neumann
713-348-8008

Production Manager
Mandy Billings 
713-348-4804

Recording Engineer
Andy Bradley
713-348-4854

Staff Accompanists
Rachel Chao 
Eliza Ching 
Megan Gale 
Neal Kurz 
Charlie Tauber
713-348-4854

Turrell Skypace Manager
Emily Stein
713-348-4758

Website Manager
David Long
713-348-3026