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School of Fine ArtsMusic Department

Faculty

Administration

Department HeadEric Rice

Associate Department Head for Undergraduate Studies Peter Kaminsky

Associate Department Head for Graduate Studies Alain Frogley

Program AssistantAmanda Daddona


Applied Studies Faculty

Instrumental Studies

Woodwinds

Coordinator  Harvey Felder
Bassoon – Hazel Malcolmson
Flute  Naomi Senzer
Saxophone – Greg Case
Clarinet – Curt Blood
Oboe – Amanda Hardy

 

Brass

Coordinator – Louis Hanzlik, EdD
Euphonium – James Jackson III
Trombone – Matthew Russo, DMA
Tuba – Gary Sienkiewicz
Horn – Robert Hoyle
Trumpet – Louis Hanzlik, EdD
Percussion – Robert McEwan
Brass Tech – Robert Hoyle

 

Strings

Coordinator – Solomiya Ivakhiv
Violin/Viola – Solomiya Ivakhiv
Cello – Rebecca Patterson
String Bass – Gregg August
Guitar – Doug Maher
Harp – Megan Sesma

 

Keyboard

Coordinator – Angelina Gadeliya
Class Piano – Kenneth Clark
Organ – Angela Salcedo
Accompanist – Allan Conway

 

Jazz Studies

Piano – Earl MacDonald, Director
Bass – Gregg August
Saxophone – John Mastroianni
Guitar – Doug Maher

 

Vocal Studies

Constance Rock, DMA, soprano, coordinator
Rod Nelman, bass-baritone
Meredith Ziegler, mezzo-soprano
Greg Zavracky, tenor
Michelle Hendrick, opera stage director
Brett Hodgdon, opera music director


Conducting and Ensemble Faculty

Coordinator of Conducting and Ensembles

Jeffrey Renshaw, DMA, Coordinator of Conducting and Ensembles

Bands

Jeffrey Renshaw, DMA, Wind Ensembles
David Mills, PhD, Director of Bands
Marvin McNeil, Assistant Director of Athletic Bands

Chamber Music

Louis Hanzlik
Solomiya Ivakhiv

Choral

Jamie Spillane, DMA
Mary Ellen Junda, EdD
Eric Rice, PhD

Gospel

Lisa Clayton

Jazz

Earl MacDonald, Director

Orchestral

Harvey Felder, Director

Wind Ensemble

Jeffrey Renshaw, DMA, Director


Academic Faculty

Music Composition

Kenneth Fuchs, DMA

Music Education

Joseph Abramo, EdD
Cara Bernard, EdD

Music History

Alain Frogley, PhD, coordinator
Glenn Stanley, PhD
Eric Rice, PhD

Music Theory

Richard Bass, PhD Peter Kaminsky, PhD Ronald Squibbs, PhD Melinda Fields

World Music

Robert Stephens, PhD