Jodi Graham Wood

In addition to her teaching duties at the University of Mobile, hornist Jodi Graham performs with the Pensacola Symphony Orchestra, and has played with numerous orchestras, including the Mobile Symphony, Gulf Coast Symphony, Sioux City Symphony, Northwest Iowa Symphony, Bloomington Symphony, and Columbus Pro Musica. Prior to moving to Mobile, she served on the faculty
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Gabriela Gimenes

Marília Gabriela Gimenes holds a Doctor of Musical Arts from University of North Texas, Master of Music from University of Central Arkansas, and Bachelor of Music from Sao Paulo State University. Her primary teachers are Marcia Guedes, Jean Noel Sagahaard, Jose Ananias, Marcus Kiehl, Carolyn Brown, and Mary Karen Clardy. Gabriela was an adjutant professor
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Enen Yu

Enen Yu, co-concertmaster of the Mobile Symphony Orchestra, is also the concertmaster for Mobile Opera, Pensacola Opera, and the Northwest Florida Ballet. A native of China, Yu began to play the violin when she was 7. In 1998, she graduated from the most prestigious music school in China, the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing
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Dorothee D. Ehrhardt

Born in Germany and brought up firmly committed in the Lutheran confession, Dorothee graduated from the “Technische Universität Braunschweig” with a Master of Education, with an emphasis in the German Language. Moving to the United States in 2008 offered Dorothee an opportunity to explore a new field of teaching the German Language that fueled her
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Donald Palmire

Donald Palmire has been an active euphonium soloist, clinician, and educator for more than thirty-two years. He began his professional performing career as a euphoniumist with The Marine Corps Recruit Depot Band at Parris Island, SC in 1980. He served as a euphoniumist with The United States Marine Band “The President’s Own” from 1987 to
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David White

David White is a versatile drummer and percussionist who has been teaching in the Mobile area for over twenty years. Currently, Mr. White is part of the adjunct faculty at the University of Mobile where he is the instructor for drum set. In addition to UM, White also teaches drums and percussion at St. Paul’s Episcopal School and Azalea City Center for the Arts, where he is also on the board of
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Dave Denton

Dave has two decades of experience playing music for countless events in many churches and stages around the world, touring with and road-managing bands including 4Him and Mark Harris, working as the music director in his local church, recording in sessions for award-winning artists and movies, and successfully teaching students to do the same in
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Andy Wood

Dr. James A. (Andy) Wood is the managing partner of the LifeVesting Group in Mobile, Alabama, providing executive leadership coaching, consulting, counseling and communication services to clients worldwide. As a university professor, he has taught nearly 500 sections over 17 years at every level in various institutions. He also has 32 years of church ministry
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Steve Dunn

Steve Dunn joined the music faculty at the University of Mobile in 2012, where he serves as Associate Professor of Music and Director of Instrumental Studies. He has worn numerous musical hats in his professional life – conductor, teacher, performer, composer/arranger/orchestrator, author and minister musician. While he has extensive choral experience, his focus has been
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