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Music Faculty - Alphabetic

Click on any linked name for a biography, contact information and photograph
Click for DANCE FACULTY

Link to Retired Faculty List (bottom of this page)

Faculty/Staff Vacancies (click on title for pdf job description):
Director of Orchestral Studies
Director of Admissions & Recruiting
Director of Marketing and Publicity

Current Music Faculty

A
Timothy T. Anderson, Director,   Minuteman Marching Band 
   (MMB website)
Edward Arron, Cello
Brent Auerbach
, Theory, Graduate   Program Director

B
Eric Berlin, Trumpet, Conductor
   (Trumpet Studio website)
John Bottomley, Tuba/Euphonium

C
Elizabeth Chang, Violin, Opus One   Coordinator (Violin Studio Website)
Fredric T. Cohen, Oboe

E
Robert Eisenstein, Early Music,   Conductor

F
Robert Ferrier, Jazz Guitar

G
Thomas Giampietro, Jazz Studies,    Drumset
Jamie-Rose Guarrine, Voice (Soprano)
Romie de Guise-Langlois, Clarinet

H
Thomas Hannum, Conducting,   Percussion
Aaron Harcus, Music Theory
Willie Hill, Director, Fine Arts Center
William Hite, Voice, Coordinator (Tenor)
Jeffrey W. Holmes, Director of Jazz   Studies, Conductor, Composition,   Trumpet, Piano
Jason Hooper, Music Theory
Jonathan Hulting-Cohen, Saxophone

J
Catherine Jensen-Hole, Vocal Jazz,   Undergraduate Composition/    Arranging
Sara K. Jones, Music Education

K
Gary S. Karpinski, Music Theory   (Coordinator)
Ayano Kataoka, Percussion
Erinn Knyt, Music History
Ludmila V. Krasin, Piano

 

L
Lance Lehmberg, Music History/Education
Lisa Lehmberg, Music Education    (Coordinator)
Kathryn Lockwood, Viola
   (Viola Studio website)

M
Salvatore Macchia, Contrabass, Composition
Roberta M. Marvin, Chair of the Department
Ernest May, Music History, Organ
Marjorie Melnick, Voice (Mezzo-soprano)
Joshua Michal, Horn (Horn Studio website)

N
Ng Tian Hui, Orchestra conductor

O
Olabode Omojola, Ethnomusicology (Five College Professor)

P
Stephen A. Paparo, Music Education/ Choral    Specialist

R
Emiliano Ricciardi, Music History
Marianna Ritchey, Music History

S
Felipe Salles, Jazz Studies, Saxophone,
  Theory/Composition
Nadine Shank, Piano, Coordinator
Greg Spiridopoulos, Trombone
Nikki Stoia, Associate Dean of Advising,   Accompanist

T
Tony Thornton, Director of   Choral Studies (Choral website)
Cobus du Toit, Flute
Shigefumi Tomita, Jazz Bass

V
Gilles Vonsattel, Piano

W
Stephen Walt, Bassoon
Matthew Westgate, Director of Wind Studies
Christopher White, Music Theory

    

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Retired Music & Dance Faculty

E. Wayne Abercrombie
Director of Choral Activities
www.ewayne.org

Doric Alviani (Deceased)
Choral Director and first Department Chair

Charles Bestor
bestor@music.umass.edu
Electronic Music, Composition; Emeritus; Former Department Chair

Philip Bezanson (Deceased)
Composition; Former Department Chair

Horace Clarence Boyer (Deceased)
Vocal Jazz, Conductor, Theory; Emeritus

Walter Chesnut (Deceased)
Trumpet, Conductor; Emeritus

Joseph Contino (Deceased)
Band Director, Clarinet/Woodwinds

Jeffrey Cox
Department Chair 2006-16

Nigel Coxe
Piano; Emeritus

Richard E. du Bois (Deceased)
Choral Conductor

William Hanley
Chief Undergraduate Adviser, Percussion

Charles Heffernan
Music Education; Emeritus

Albert Huetteman
Theory; Former Associate Chair

Jon Humphrey
Voice; Emeritus

John A. Jenkins
Music Education, General Studies; Emeritus

Miriam Jenkins
Music Education, General Studies

Fernande Kaeser (Deceased)
Piano

John King (Deceased)
Organ, History, Theory

Laura Klock
Horn

Lynn Klock
Saxophone

Christopher Krueger
Flute

Yusef A. Lateef (Deceased)
Contemporary Theory & Autophysiopsychic Music

Estela Kersenbaum Olevsky
(www.estelaolevsky.com)
Piano; Emeritus

Bruce MacCombie (Deceased)
Composition; Emeritus

 

Julian Olevsky (Deceased)
Violin

Dorothy Ornest (Deceased)
Voice; Emeritus

George N. Parks (Deceased)
Director of the Minuteman Marching Band, Tuba

Roger Rideout
Music Education; Former Department Chair

Max Roach (Deceased)
Jazz Drums

Malcolm W. Rowell, Jr.
Director of Bands, Conductor, Music Education; Emeritus

Emanuel Rubin (Deceased)
Musicology; Former Department Chair

Benedict Smar
Music Education, Trombone/Euphonium

Paulina Stark
Voice; Emeritus

Ronald Steele (Deceased)
Conductor, Music Education

Robert Stern
Composition; Emeritus
(www.robertsterncomposer.com)

David Sporny
Trombone, Conductor, Jazz

Michael Sussman
Clarinet

Robert Sutton (Deceased)
Theory/Composition, Former Department Chair

Joanne Tanner
Flute

Peter Tanner
Percussion, Conductor

Karen Tarlow (ktarlow@music.umass.edu)
Theory, Composition

Billy Taylor (Deceased)
Jazz Piano; Wilmer D. Barrett Professor of Music

Leopold (Terry) Teraspulsky (Deceased)
Cello; Emeritus

Frederick Tillis
Composition, African-American Music & Jazz, Former Director of Fine Arts Center; Emeritus

Charles Treger
Violin

Andrea Watkins
Dance, Former Dance Dept. Coordinator; Emeritus

Miriam Whaples (Deceased)
Musicology, History

 

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