Fine and Performing Arts Faculty

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Upcoming Audition Dates

  • Saturday, June 3, 2017
  • Saturday, January 20, 2018
  • Saturday, February 17, 2018
  • Saturday, March 24, 2018
  • Friday, April 20, 2018
  • Friday, April 27, 2018
Department of Fine and Performing Arts at MidAmerica Nazarene University | Apply Today!

Who Will be Teaching Me?

Our faculty members are strong pedagogues with stellar educational backgrounds from a variety of public and private institutions. This means they're extremely talented—and you'll have a front-row seat in which to learn from each of them!


Dr. Donna Bohn - Department Chair, Percussionist - 913-971-3643 - more info

Dr. Luke Johnson - Director of Bands and Music Education - 913-971-3646 - more info

Dr. Christopher Smith - Director of Choral Activities - 913-971-3644 - more info

Adjuct Faculty

Dr. Tom Becker - Applied Guitar

Paula Dix – Elementary Music Methods

Ms. Jan Faidley - Applied Saxophone

Mrs. Elaine Fox - Applied Voice

Mrs. Kelley Freund - Theatre Workshop/Technical Director

Dr. Gina Hart-Kemper - Applied Flute

Mr. Wyatt Henderson - Applied Trombone, Tuba

Mr. Dietrich Koch - Applied Oboe

Mrs. Jessica Koebbe - Keyboard Skills/Applied Piano

Ms. Kimberly Krutz - Applied Bassoon

Mrs. Kendra McCloud - Ceramics

Mr. Brian Merriman - Drawing/Color/Screen Printing

Dr. Britney Rice - Applied Voice/Intro. to Fine Arts

Mr. Johne Richardson - Painting

Mr. Gerald Spaits - Applied Bass

Ms. Andrea Stanton - Applied Horn

Mrs. Heather Tinker - Directing & Play Prod./Theat. Director

Dr. Sharra Wagner - Applied Clarinet

Mission Statement

To develop in students an understanding of the power of music, theatre and visual arts as primary disciplines in the liberal arts; preparing students to use music to teach and enrich the lives of all persons; and promoting the arts as a spiritual and cultural force in society and the global community.

Contact the Department of Fine and Performing Arts

2030 E. College Way
Olathe, KS 66062
Phone: 913.971.3441


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