Wiest appointed Fred Fox School of Music Director
The College of Fine Arts is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Lori Wiest as the next Director of the Fred Fox School of Music, beginning on July 1. For Dr. Wiest, this is a homecoming, as she received her doctorate in choral conducting from the University of Arizona School of Music 30 years ago this spring under the guidance of Dr. Maurice Skones.
Since 1991, Dr. Wiest has served on faculty in the School of Music at Washington State University (WSU). From 2004 to 2018, she held a series of major leadership positions at WSU, including Associate Dean of the Graduate School, Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Interim Chair of the Department of Foreign Languages and Cultures, Interim Chair of the Department of Fine Arts, and Coordinator of the WSU Individual Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program.New Music Director