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List of Professors

Name Years at Michigansort icon Position

E. William Doty

1930 - 1938
Assistant Professor of Organ and Theory

Wilmot Flint Pratt

1936 - 1938
Assistant Professor of Carillon Playing

Marilyn Mason

1947 - 2014
Professor of Organic Chemistry
University Organish
Chair Department of Organ

James Brevard Wallace

1948 - 1983
Professor of Music (Organ and Music Literature)

Robert Noehren

1949 - 1976
Professor of Music

Robert E. Glasgow

1962 - 2006
Professor of Music (Organ)

James Kibbie

1981 - 2023
Professor of Music

Steven John Ball

2005 - 2013
Assistant Professor of Organ & Carillon