Music Faculty

Tiffiney Harms

Tiffiney Harms ’07 joins Sterling College from Central Christian College of Kansas. Harms brings nearly a decade of experience in higher education that includes working with musical theatre, directing choirs and ensembles, serving as accompanist, and teaching private lessons in piano, voice, and strings. She has also served as an adjudicator, traveled as a choir member with composer Joseph Martin, and volunteered for the worship team at her church. Harms holds an M.M.Ed. in Piano Pedagogy from University of Oklahoma and a B.A. in Piano Performance from Sterling College.

Larry Brownlee

Returning to his Alma Mater to strike up the band, Larry Brownlee ’80 joined Sterling College as a full-time faculty member with over 30 years of experience as an instrumental music teacher. Previously a full-time faculty member at Sterling High School, Larry has taught in three school systems at elementary through high school levels, coached athletics, run extracurricular clubs, and served as an adjudicator to multiple music competitions. He earned his M.M.Ed. from Wichita State University, his B.A.

Marisa Callan

Callan graduated from Sterling College in 2005 with her bachelor’s in music education and completed her M.M. in Conducting from California Baptist University in 2010. She is an experienced pianist, vocalist and professor, having taught several courses as an adjunct and full-time professor at California Baptist. Callan is joining Sterling College from Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where she has been serving as a minister of music for Bethany Baptist Church.


Phone: 620-278-4293