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


Email us:
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

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Schedule an Appointment

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

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

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

  • Erica Evilla, Undergraduate Advisor & Course Scheduler* | 612-624-4028 | Office Hours: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm (M–F)
    Drop-in Advising: Viewable to U of M students on
    Undergraduate major/minor student advising meetings, new student orientation, study abroad, undergraduate career services, Arts House LLC
  • Rachel Hest, Student Services Operations Specialist | 612-626-7944 | Office Hours: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm (M–F)
    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 (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 | 612-625-4870 | Office Hours: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm (M–F)
    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