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Faculty, Staff and Studio Artists

The Conservatory of Music, housed within the Division of the Visual and Performing Arts at Biola University's School of Fine Arts and Communication, is made up of talented and dedicated faculty, staff and studio artists, whose goal is to help you succeed in your academic and musical endeavors.

Our full-time faculty have graduated from some of the most prestigious university music programs and conservatories in the country, and some are also critically acclaimed musicians active in film, television and the recording industry. We also host studio artists and artists in residence who offer our students unique learning experiences through special courses, masterclasses and more.


Studio Artist, Contemporary Voice
Associate Professor, Guitar and Commercial Music
Studio Artist, Harp
Teaching Fellow, Voice
Elliott Bark
Adjunct Professor, Composition
Studio Artist, Double Bass
Adjunct Professor, Music Education
Studio Artist, Classical Guitar
Associate Professor, Music Theory and Composition
Studio Artist, Oboe
Professor, Percussion and Composition
Professor, Piano
Studio Artist, Electric Guitar
Studio Artist, French Horn
Associate Professor, Violin and Chamber Music
Studio Artist, Organ
Studio Artist, Contemporary Voice
Studio Artist, Tuba
Studio Artist, Composition
Studio Artist, Composition
Associate Professor, Music Education
Adjunct Professor, Theatre
Artist in Residence
Associate Professor
Studio Artist, Electric Bass
Artist in Residence, Worship Arts
Studio Artist, Trumpet
Adjunct Professor, Composition
Adjunct Professor, Theatre
Studio Artist, Flute
Ellery Sablan
Administrative Assistant
Adjunct Professor, Worship Arts
Assistant Professor & Technical Director, Theatre
Adjunct Professor, Music History
Adjunct Professor
Studio Artist, Clarinet
Studio Artist, Fiddle & Banjo (Commercial)
Operations Manager, Division of the Visual and Performing Arts
Adjunct Professor, Piano
Studio Artist, Contemporary Piano (Commercial)
Studio Artist, Saxophone
Studio Artist, Guitar & Song Writing (Commercial)
Adjunct Professor, Improvisation
Studio Artist, Contemporary Voice (Commercial)