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List of Professors

Namesort icon Years at Michigan Position

R. Brent Wagner

1984 - 2016
Associate Professor of Music (Musical Theatre)
Chair of Musical Theatre

Katherine E. Hilgenberg

1968 - 1986
Associate Professor of Music (Voice and Musical Theatre)

Gerald A. DePuit

1985 - 2008
Clinical Assistant Professor of Performing Arts (Musical Theatre)

Gary R. Bird

1994 - 2000
Assistant Professor of Music (Musical Theatre)