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Meet Our Music Faculty and What They Teach

Full-Time Faculty

Joseph Ordaz, MM
Music Department Chair 
Beginning Piano, Intermediate Piano, Advanced Piano Masterclass, Symphony Orchestra, Music Appreciation, Fundamentals of Music Theory
email: joseph.ordaz@wvm.edu
tel: 408-855-5276

Keith Johnson, Ph.D 
Liberal Studies Division Chair 
Fundamentals of Music Theory I, Music Theory II, II, IV, Survey of Rock and Popular Music, Songwriting I, II

Phil Hawkins, MM 
World Music,  MIDI and Music Technology I, II , Audio Production I, II, Songwriting I, II 
email: phillip.hawkins@wvm.edu 
tel: 408-855-5285

Associate Faculty

Yoka Drion – Beginning Piano

Clinton Day – Survey of Rock and Popular Music

John Ector Chorus, Beginning Voice, Mission College Chorus Conductor
John.Ector@missioncollege.edu