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Damon Sink

Damon Sink

Associate Professor

David Orr Belcher College of Fine and Performing Arts

School of Music

Contact Information

Phone: 828.227.2566
Office: 254 Coulter Building
Personal Website:


Dr. Sink teaches music theory and orchestration courses and serves as the Music Core coordinator for the School of Music.<br><br>In addition to his creative work as a composer, Dr. Sink is active in other areas of media production, advertising, video, film, and classical and jazz recording. Before coming to Western, he served as a full-time member on the faculties of Xavier University and The University of Dayton and founded dalSegno Media, an audio/visual production company. Other academic pursuits include topics in the history of music theory as well as the development of rich media modes of analytical presentation. He lives in Cullowhee.


  • DMA, University of Cincinnati
  • MM, University of Cincinnati
  • BM, University of Cincinnati

Teaching Interests

Music theory, composition, performing technology, recording arts, music and audio in media, Multimedia, Conductor of Western Carolina Civic Orchestra

Research Interests

Composition, music theory, music technology, virtual instruments and synthesis

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