Martha Hicks, D.M.A.
Chair, Department of Music, and Professor of Music
Marc Baker - percussion
Alejandro Gonzalés Béltran - cello
Mark Bowdidge - organ
Regina Bruner - clarinet
R. Catherine Burgher - Higher Ground
Michelle Draper - flute
Delrae Glidwell - music education
Carol Harrison - violin, viola
Eric Jackson - french horn
Angel McGlasson - oboe
Sara Miller - piano, accompanist
Melissa Roberts - piano
John Strickler - guitar
Joe Wooderson - voice
Tim Wootton - trumpet
120 Casebolt Music Center
Bolivar, MO 65613
Courses taught: Applied piano, music theory, piano pedagogy, piano literature
Why do you enjoy teaching at SBU? "I really appreciate the opportunity to build relationships with my students and colleagues here."
Educational Background: Dr. Smashey Jones earned a Bachelor of Music degree at SBU; and Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees in Piano Performance at the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music.
Professional activities: Dr. Smashey Jones is active as a piano soloist and accompanist, and maintains a private studio of pre-college piano students. She is the pianist for the Springfield Symphony Orchestra in Springfield, Missouri.
Church activities: Dr. Smashey Jones attends University Heights Baptist Church, Springfield, Missouri, where she serves as pianist.