Teaching Professor (Music Program), Interim Music Program Director, Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences
Jonathan Cullison is the Interim Director of the Music and Performing Arts Program at Mines. As an educator, he has taught classes ranging from Music Theory and Music History, to Electro/Acoustic Improvisation and Audio and Acoustical Engineering and Science. Prof. Cullison started teaching at Mines in 2007, and created the Music Technology Program and the Music, Engineering and Recording Arts Minor. He is also the Director of the Jazz Program, and his ensembles maintain a busy performance schedule, including public performances in Dublin and Rome, and radio performances on KUVO in Denver. He has published educational material through XANedu for CSM classes.
Prof. Cullison has been a professional musician for 30+ years, performing and recording with a wide range of ensembles and styles covering Jazz, Salsa, Orchestral, Rock and Pop. As an audio engineer, he has recorded and mixed multiple artists, including Dan Perkins, Lorenzo Trujillo, and Belinda Womack. He has composed and arranged a variety of works, including movie music with Derrick Boelter Productions and Max Wild Productions, and ensemble arrangements for Moments Notice Entertainment.