Font Size:

TVCC Music Faculty & Staff

The TVCC Music Department professors are all active performers and experienced educators, whose work represents a diversity of aesthetic and research interests. For music faculty, excellence in teaching is their foremost mission, dedicated to bringing to students a broad diversity of musical experiences. Concert tours, guest artists, concerts, and an ideal environment for creative and intellectual growth make the musical experience of our music majors outstanding.

To contact one of our administrators/faculty/staff, please click on their name in order to be taken to their profile page. 


  • Kristin Huggins - Fine Arts Division Chair, Professor of Voice
  • Tim Samples -Music Department/Band Coordinator, Prof. of Trumpet/French Horn



  • Michael Matchael - Director of Choral Activities
    •      Cardinal Singers, Chamber Singers, Encore
  • Jeff DuBose -  Director of  Bands
    •      Marching Band, Symphonic Band, Jazz Ensemble, Pep Band, Brass Ensemble, Woodwind Ensembl

Academic Instruction

  • Mary Tidwell - Professor of Music, Theory & Aural Skills
    •      Theory I-IV, Sight Singing & Ear-Training I-IV
  • Tim Samples - Prof. of Trumpet/French Horn
    •      Music Appreciation, Music Literature, Music Dept./Band Coordinator,
  • Kristin Huggins - Professor of Voice
    •      Music Appreciation, American Popular Music, Italian Diction, German Diction, French Diction
  • Kirk Overmoe - Professor of Music, Piano
    •      Piano Class I-IV

Applied Music