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Music Contact

Interim Chair:

Susan Marchant

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Contact Person:
Kimberly Harries

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Phone: 620-235-4466
Fax: 620-235-4468

Department of Music
103 McCray Hall
Pittsburg State University
1701 S. Broadway
Pittsburg KS 66762

Music Stories



  • College grad, 15, looks to the future (PSU Story | KSNF/KODE | KOAM | OzarksFirst)
  • Pittsburg State University Band (KNSF/KODE)
  • Band tunes up for fall season (PSU Story)
  • Students perform at International Trumpet Guild Convention (Sun)
  • Choirs present ‘Bouquet of British Masses’ (PSU Story)
  • PSU Student Richard Harper Overcomes All Odds (KNSF/KODE)
  • Jee Yeun Kim is singing her dream (Sun)
  • Musicians can be heroes, too (Globe)
  • Mic'd up with Richard Harper and the Pitt State Band (KNSF/KODE)
  • Pitt state class surprised with Tuba Gram! (YouTube | KOAM)
  • SEK Symphony features 'future stars' Chris Goddard, Daniel Ayala, and Madison Youngberg-King (PSU Story)
  • Homecoming King and Queen, Ryan Robinson, percussion major, and Alyssa Marsh, voice minor, say thank you (YouTube)
  • Students learn from the best at Midwest Trumpet Festival (PSU Story)
  • Pride of the Plains Marching Band half-time show (CNN / YouTube)
  • Despite hearing problem, Harper hears the sound of music (Sun)
  • Four PSU student soloists featured in SEK Symphony Orchestra concert (Sun)
  • International Student Spotlight: Ernesto Estigarribia, viola (Paraguay) (YouTube)
  • PSU and MSSU join together for a Jazz concert (Globe)


Faculty and Staff

  • natenberg
  • Professor cheers Grammy success (PSU Story)
  • Rusty Jones reflects on career in music (Sun)
  • Patrick Howle has a deep connection with opera (Sun)
  • Howle and Natenberg make their Carnegie Hall debut (PSU Story)
  • Hastings juggling many roles (PSU Story)
  • Kimberly Harries will run in the Marine Corps Marathon (Sun)
  • McCray Recital Hall gets a new name & look (YouTube)
  • Kehle performs at International Trombone Festival (PSU Story)
  • Julie Penner is a pioneer woman (Sun)
  • Craig Fuchs, Professor - Chamber Winds, Wind Ensemble, Conducting, and Band Literature (PSU Story)
  • Dr. Craig Fuchs is recognized as Outstanding Faculty recipient (YouTube)
  • PSU Professor Plays at Carnegie Hall (PSU Story)
  • Carol Deats (PSU Story)
  • Stella Hastings, Associate Professor of Music (PSU Story)
  • Craig Fuchs (YouTube)



  • alumniBaxter springs high school honors music teacher (KSNF/KODE)
  • PSU Alumnus looks back on musical career (KSNF/KODE)
  • Pitt State alumni returns home (Globe)
  • Alumni soloists contribute to spring oratorio (Sun)
  • PSU honors David G. Osborne for achievement (PSU Story | Sun | Photos)
  • Italian Immersion (Sun)
  • Area man makes name in opera stages (Globe)





Events, Speakers, and Lecture


For more stories and press releases,
visit 'Stories of Pitt State' and the PSU 'Press and Media Center'