Visual and Performing Arts

Instrumental Music

Faculty & Staff

Nick Albrecht
Lindsay Allen
Stephen Butler

Michael Christensen
Tracy Circle
Mark Dykes

Mark Flickinger
Jason Huffman
Zachary Lind

Part-time Instructors

  • Nick Albrecht

    Nick AlbrechtDirector of Theatre

    Arkansas City Campus

    1. MFA Acting – The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
    2. BA Vocal Music Education, Musical Theatre, and Vocal Performance — Dana College
    3. Artistic Director – Cross Community Players
    4. Society of American Fight Directors, member
    5. Voice and Speech Trainers Association, member
    6. National Association of Teachers of Singing, member

    Office: Brown Center 212
    Phone:  620.441.5318

  • Lindsay Allen

    Lindsay AllenDirector of Vocal Music

    Arkansas City Campus


    1. AA Music - Cowley College
    2. BME - Kansas State University
    3. MME Voice - Wichita State University
    4. Public School teacher - 3 years
    5. Cowley Adjunct Instructor - 2 years

    Office: Brown Center 210
    Phone:  620.441.5362

  • Stephen Butler

    Stephen ButlerMusic Theory & Piano Instructor

    Arkansas City Campus

    1. BA Music - Southwestern College
    2. MWS - Institute for Worship Studies in Florida
    3. MM Theory, Composition and Piano Performance - Southwestern College
    1. Pastor - Hackney Community Church 2014-
    2. Kansas State Music Clubs - Musician of the Year 2015
    3. Instructor at Southwestern College 2011-2017

    Office: Brown Center 210
    Phone: 620.441.5288

  • Dr. Michael Christensen

    Tracy CircleDirector of Instrumental Music

    Arkansas City Campus

    1. BMA - University of Oklahoma
    2. MM - University of Oklahoma
    3. DMA - Texas Tech University
    4. Director of Jazz Bands - University of Texas at Brownsville (1 year)
    5. Director of Instrumental Music - Coffeyville Community College (3 years)
    6. Member - North American Saxophone Alliance

    Office: Brown Center 104
    Phone: 620.441.5317

  • Tracy Circle

    Tracy CircleAcademic Department Specialist — Visual & Performing Arts

    Arkansas City Campus

    Office: Brown Center 100
    Phone: 620.441.5223

  • Mark Dykes

    Mark DykesDirector of Graphic Design

    Arkansas City Campus


    1. MME Curriculum and Instruction - Southwestern College
    2. A.A. Graphic Design - Cowley County Community College
    3. B.F.A. Graphic Design - Wichita State University
    4. Multiple awards for design work and newspaper ad design.

    Office: Kerr Technology Building 104A
    Phone:  620.441.5266 

  • Mark Flickinger

    Mark FlickingerInstructor, Art History, Painting, Drawing

    Arkansas City Campus


    1. BFA - Painting and Drawing, Wichita State University
    2. MFA - Painting, Henry R. Hope School of Fine Arts, Indiana University
    3. Conducted painting workshops at Wichita Art Museum, Wichita Center for the Arts, Old Town School of Art
    4. Instructor for Art Smart Program
    5. Artist in residency for Arkansas City public school system
    6. Private studio classes in painting
    7. Art instructor, Denton Art Center
    8. Guest Lecturer, Wichita State University, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
    9. Associate instructor, Indiana University
    10. Placed first in the Mary R. Koch Memorial Award and honorable mention

    Office: Brown Center 108 & Kerr Technology Building 108
    Phone: 620.441.5255

  • Jason Huffman

    Jason HuffmanTechnical Director of Theatre

    Arkansas City Campus


    1. Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College – AA in Music Education
    2. Pittsburg State University – BS in General Education
    3. Pittsburg State University – MS in Health & Human Performance

    Office: Brown Center 222
    Phone: 620.441.5216

  • Zachary Lind

    Zachary LindFaculty 3-D Art Instructor

    Arkansas City Campus


    1. UCLA Animation Workshop, Los Angeles CA — MFA in Animation, 2012
    2. Wichita State University Wichita, KS — BFA in Graphic Design, 2005
    3. Cowley County Community College, Arkansas City, KS— AA in Graphic Design, 2003

    Office: Kerr Technology Building 107
    Phone: 620.441.5235

  • Part-time Instructors

    Cowley College uses part-time instructors that contribute diverse expertise to the learning experience.

    Credentials for part-time instructors.