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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 Ronald Squibbs

Program Assistant – Samuel Beckwith


Applied Studies Faculty

Instrumental Studies

Woodwinds

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

 

Brass and Percussion

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

 

Strings

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

 

Keyboard

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

 

Jazz Studies

Director Earl MacDonald
Piano
– Earl MacDonald
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, DMA, tenor
Michelle Hendrick, opera stage director
Brett Hodgdon, opera music director


Conducting and Ensemble Faculty

Jeffrey Renshaw, DMA, coordinator

Bands

David Mills, PhD, Director of Bands
Jessica Von Villas, Associate Director of Bands
Ricardo Brown, Associate Director of Bands

Chamber Music

Harvey Felder, Coordinator
Louis Hanzlik, EdD
Solomiya Ivakhiv, DMA

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
Wayne Pierce, PhD

Music Education

Joseph Abramo, EdD
Cara Bernard, EdD

Music History

Alain Frogley, PhD, coordinator
Glenn Stanley, PhD
Eric Rice, PhD
Jesús Ramos-Kittrell, PhD

Music Theory

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

World Music

Robert Stephens, PhD