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Contact the School of Music

**Visit the School of Music COVID-19 Updates Page for information on Fall Procedures**
Connect with the School of Music Student Services & Administrative Offices:


Webchat 

Email us: music@umn.edu
Email is monitored from Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
If you are a student, please include your student ID in your email

Fall COVID-19 Updates to Curriculum, Resources, and Protocol

View the latest updates made to School of Music curriculum, resources, and protocol at z.umn.edu/som-covid19.

Schedule an Appointment

If you’d like to meet with our Admissions & Student Services Front Desk representatives via Zoom:
Make an appointment by emailing music@umn.edu.

A comprehensive staff contact list is available online and includes areas of responsibility, hours of availability, and preferred mode of communication. 

  • Natalie Wilson, Recruitment & Events Coordinator
    wils1509@umn.edu* | 612-624-2847 | Office Hours: M–Th (8:00 am–4:00 pm)
    Prospective undergraduate student meetings, admissions application/audition questions, and K-12 school outreach partnerships.

  • Adam Rappel, Graduate Program Coordinator
    rapp0056@umn.edu* | 612-624-0071 | Advising Hours: M,T,TH,F (8:00 am–5:30 pm), W (8:00–10:00 am)
    Prospective and current graduate student advising meetings, graduate admissions application/audition questions, graduate fellowships, and TAships.

  • Erica Evilla, Undergraduate Advisor & Course Scheduler
    evill001@umn.edu* | 612-624-4028 | Office Hours: M–F (8:00 am–4:30 pm)
    Drop-in Advising: Viewable to U of M students on som.appointments.umn.edu
    Undergraduate major/minor student advising meetings, new student orientation, study abroad, undergraduate career services, Arts House LLC
  • Rachel Hest, Student Services Operations Specialist
    hestx004@umn.edu | 612-626-7944 | Office Hours: M–F (8:00 am–4:30 pm)
    Ultan Recital Hall (via intranet), recital grades, elective/secondary lesson assignments and student permission numbers, chamber ensemble coach assignments and student permission numbers, juries, office supply requests.
  • Brian Jacoby, Executive Office & Administrative Specialist
    bjacoby@umn.edu (preferred contact method) | 612-626-1882 
    Scheduling meetings with Director Michael Kim; key requests and distribution for faculty, grad instructors and staff; Chrome River/T-cards, P-cards, Professional Services Contracts; Honorariums, check requests, purchase orders, check deposits.
  • Jean Kucera, Chief of Staff/Administrative Manager
    jkucera@umn.edu | 612-625-4870 | Office Hours: M–F (8:00 am–4:00 pm)
    Primary unit expert and resource re: policies and procedures, including faculty promotion and tenure; award dossiers; faculty and staff searches; sabbaticals and leaves; FMLA; annual review of probationary faculty; annual report of outside professional activities and business procedures; employment contracts, teaching loads, salary and fringe; Department HR contact.
Call us
  • Contact Front Desk / Admissions & Student Services: 612-624-5740
  • Contact Administrative Office (faculty/staff only): 612-301-3183