Faculty

Robert Bates, Ph.D.

Robert Bates, Ph.D.
Professor of Organ
Program Committee Chair, AGO National Convention (2016)
Director, First Friday Organ Recitals at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart
Concert and recording artist, author, composer

Professional Activities


Matthew Dirst, Ph.D.

Matthew Dirst, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Musicology
Director, UH Collegium Musicum
Founding Director, Grammy-nominated Ars Lyrica Houston
Organist, St. Philip Presbyterian Church


Charles Hausmann, D.M.A.

Charles Hausmann, D.M.A.
Director of Graduate Choral Studies
Professor of Conducting
Director, Houston Symphony Chorus
Director of Traditional Music, Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church


Sigurd Melvaer Ogaard

Sigurd Melvær Øgaard, DMA
Lecturer, Improvisation and Church Music Skills
Organist, Palmer Episcopal Church


David Ashley White, D.M.A.

David Ashley White, D.M.A.
Director, Moores School of Music
Professor of Composition and Theory
Composer of sacred choral and organ works