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Music Faculty

 

Administration | Choral | Instrumental | Jazz | Keyboard | Music Education and Music Therapy |

Music Studies: Composition, Music History, Theory | Voice and Opera | Emeritus Faculty

 

Administration

Robert T. Stroker, Vice Provost for the Arts; Dean, Center for the Arts

Beth Bolton, Associate Dean
Edward Flanagan, Associate Dean
Steven Kreinberg, Associate Dean

David Brown, Assistant Dean

Sue Alcedo, Director of Finance and Administration, Center for the Arts

Millie Bai, Librarian, Alice Tully Library

Jennifer Bolcar, Administrative Assistant
Florence Brown-Palmore, Executive Assistant to the Dean
Taish Bruton, Administrative Assistant, Department of Music Education and Music Therapy
Anne Canan, Administrative Specialist
Molly Clark Davis, Alumni Relations Officer for the Arts and SMC

Leslie Cochran, Department Coordinator for Choral Activities and Jazz Activities
Lesley Copans, Academic Advisor

Barbara DiToro, Associate Director, Temple Music Prep
Bart Dunn, Instrumental Coordinator

Linda Fiore, Director of College Relations and External Affairs

Anne Harlow, College Subject Specialist, Paley Library

Jennifer Hoffmaster, Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications

Jason Horst, Director of Operations, Center for the Arts
Andrea Hunt, Assistant Director, Arts and Quality of Life Center
Mark Huxsoll, Director, Temple Music Prep

Sandy James, Systems Support Specialist and Webmaster

James Johnson, Producer, Temple Opera Theater

Joann Kirchner, Keyboard Office
Girard Kratz, Registrar, Temple University Prep
Dan Lickteig, Technical Assistant, Temple Opera Theater
Kristi Morgridge, Associate Director of Recruitment and Financial Aid
Scott Reynolds, Executive Director of Development for the Arts

Eric Schweingruber, Director of Instrumental Ensembles
James Short, Director of Admissions and Recruitment

Tara Webb-Duey, Director of Development

 

Choral

Associate Professor

Mitos Andaya, Associate Director of Choral Activities and Associate Professor, B.M.E. University of Northern Colorado; M.M. University of Kansas; D.M.A. University of Kansas.

Rollo Dilworth, B.S. Case Western Reserve University; M.Ed. University of Missouri-St. Louis; D.M.A. Northwestern University.

Paul Rardin, Chair and Associate Professor, B.A. Williams College; M.M. University of Michigan; D.M.A. University of Michigan.

 

Affiliate Faculty

 

John Sall, B.M. St. Olaf College; M.M. Temple University.

 

Instrumental Studies

Professor

Luis Biava, Director of the Temple University Symphony Orchestra; Post Graduate Diploma in conducting, Manhattan School of Music; Diploma: Atlantico University (Colombia) and Academia Santa Cecilia (Rome); retired principal second violin and Conductor-in-Residence, The Philadelphia Orchestra. 

Eduard Schmieder, (Violin), Laura H. Carnell Professor of Violin; Artistic Director for Strings; graduate of the Mussorgsky Musical College in Leningrad and the Gnessin Music Academy in Moscow.

Jeffrey Solow, (Cello), Ensembles Coordinator and Academic Advisor for Strings; B.A. in Philosophy from UCLA; advanced studies with and assistant to Gregor Piatigorsky at USC; 2-time Grammy nominee; president of ASTA.
Terell Stafford, Laura H. Carnelle Professor; Chair, Instrumental Studies Department; B.S. University of Maryland; M.M. Rutgers University.

 

Associate Professor

Emily Threinen, Director of Bands; Ensembles Coordinator for Woodwinds and Brass; D.M.A., University of Michigan; M.M. Northwestern University; B.M. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.

 

Assistant Professor

Matthew Brunner, Director of Athletic Bands; Academic Advisor for Woodwinds and Brass; D.M., Indiana University.

Phillip O’Banion, (Percussion), Ensembles Coordinator and Academic Advisor for Percussion; Artist Diploma, Temple University; M.M., University of Colorado at Boulder; B.M. Southern Methodist University.

 

Affiliate Faculty

Flute 
David Cramer, Lecturer; B.M., The Curtis Institute of Music; private studies with Murray Panitz, William Hebert, and James Pappoutsakis; associate principal flute of The Philadelphia Orchestra. 
Loren Lind, Lecturer; member of The Philadelphia Orchestra and Conwell Woodwind Quintet.
Kazuo Tokito, Lecturer; member of The Philadelphia Orchestra; graduate of Oberlin Conservatory and Indiana University School of Music.
Adeline Tomasone, Lecturer; B.M., The Curtis Institute of Music; private studies with Murray Panitz, Julius Baker, and Kenton F. Terry; principal flute with the Opera Company of Philadelphia, The Pennsylvania Opera Theater, and The Performance Organization; solo flute with the Davidsbund Chamber Players.

 

Oboe 
Jonathan Blumenfeld, Lecturer; B.A., Haverford College; graduate of The Curtis Institute of Music; private studies with Richard Woodhams; member of The Philadelphia Orchestra.
Peter Smith, Lecturer; associate principal oboe of The Philadelphia Orchestra; member, Conwell Woodwind Quintet; graduate of The Curtis Institute of Music.
Richard Woodhams, Adjunct Professor; principal oboe of The Philadelphia Orchestra; private studies with John DeLancie at the Curtis Institute of Music.

 

Clarinet 
Sam Caveizel, Lecturer, Associate Principal Clarinet, The Philadelphia Orchestra; graduate, The Curtis Institute.
Paul Demers, Lecturer; M.M., DePaul University, member The Philadelphia Orchestra.

Ricardo Morales, Lecturer; Artist Diploma, Cincinnati College Conservatory; principal clarinet of The Philadelphia Orchestra.


Bassoon 
Angela Anderson, Lecturer; member of The Philadelphia Orchestra and Conwell Woodwind Quintet; graduate of University of New Mexico and University of Southern California.
Daniel Matsukawa, Lecturer; Principal Bassoon, The Philadelphia Orchestra; graduate of The Curtis Institute.

Michelle Rosen, Lecturer; Principal Bassoon, Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia; graduate of The Curtis Institute of Music.

Jacob Smith, Lecturer; M.M., Temple University, member of the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia.

 

Saxophone 
Frank Mazzeo, Lecturer; B.M. West Chester University; M.M. Temple University; lead alto, Walnut Street Theater.

Marshall Taylor, Lecturer; M.M., Northwestern University; attended Conservatoire Nationale Supérieur de Musique and Université de Paris.

 

French Horn 
Jeffrey Kirschen, Lecturer; B.M., Temple University; Graduate of The Curtis Institute of Music, member of The Philadelphia Orchestra.
Jeffrey Lang, Lecturer; Associate Principal Horn, The Philadelphia Orchestra; Principal Horn, American Symphony Orchestra; studied at Juilliard School and Temple University.

Jennifer Montone, Lecturer; Principal Horn, The Philadelphia Orchestra; graduate of the Juilliard School. (By special arrangement).

Shelley Showers, Lecturer; member of The Philadelphia Orchestra and Conwell Woodwind Quintet; graduate of The Curtis Institute of Music .

Daniel Williams, Lecturer; Diploma, The Curtis Institute of Music; member of The Philadelphia Orchestra.

 

Trumpet 
David Bilger, Lecturer; principal trumpet of The Philadelphia Orchestra. (By special arrangement).
Jeffrey Curnow, Lecturer; Associate Principal Trumpet, The Philadelphia Orchestra; former member, Empire Brass Quintet.
Robert Earley, Lecturer; member of The Philadelphia Orchestra.
Rodney Mack, Lecturer; principal trumpet, Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia; graduate of The Curtis Institute.
Eric Schweingruber, Lecturer; Director of Instrumental Ensembles; B.M. Temple University; M.M. Temple University.

Trombone 
Blair Bollinger, Lecturer; graduate of The Curtis Institute of Music; bass trombone of The Philadelphia Orchestra. (By special arrangement)
Paul Bryan, Lecturer; M.M., Temple University; graduate of The Curtis Institute of Music. 
Nitzan Haroz, Lecturer; principal trombone of The Philadelphia Orchestra; graduate of The Juilliard School of Music. 
Philip McClelland, Lecturer; graduate of The Curtis Institute of Music; private studies with Henry Smith and Dee Stewart. 
Matthew Vaughan, Lecturer; Associate Principal Trombone, The Philadelphia Orchestra; graduate of the Indiana University School of Music.

 

Tuba 
Jay Krush, Lecturer; M.M., Northwestern University; private studies with Abe Torchinski, Cherry Beauregard, and Arnold Jacobs; founding member of The Chestnut Brass Company.

Carol Jantsch, Lecturer; B.M., University of Michigan; Principal Tuba, The Philadelphia Orchestra

Percussion 
Alan Abel, Lecturer; Graduate of The Eastman School of Music; retired member of The Philadelphia Orchestra. 

Christopher Deviney, Lecturer; B.M. Florida State University; M.M. Temple University.
William Kerrigan, Lecturer; principal percussion of The Philadelphia Orchestra.

Rolando Morales-Matos, Lecturer.

Phillip O'Banion, Assistant Professor; B.M. Southern Methodist University; M.M. University of Colorado; performances with The Philadelphia Orchestra, Delaware Symphony, Boulder Philharmonic.

William Wozniak, Lecturer.
Angela Zator-Nelson, Lecturer; M.M., Temple University; Member of The Philadelphia Orchestra. 
 
Harp 

Elizabeth Hainen, Lecturer; Principal Harp, The Philadelphia Orchestra.

Kimberly Rowe, Lecturer; B.M., M.M. Cleveland Institute; studies with Alice Chalifoux; performances with The Philadelphia Orchestra, Baltimore Symphony, Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia.

 

Violin 
Millie Bai, Lecturer; M.M. Temple University

Vladimir Dyo, Lecturer; Chamber Ensemble Coordinator.

Kimberly Fisher, Lecturer; Principal Second Violin, The Philadelphia Orchestra. 
Helen Kwalwasser, Private studies with Efrem Zimbalist at The Curtis Institute of Music and with Ivan Galamian at The Juilliard School; member of the New York Chamber Soloists; winner, Juilliard Award.

Diane Monroe, Lecturer; Member of Uptown String Quartet.

Hirono Oka, Lecturer; graduate of The Curtis Institute of Music; Member of The Philadelphia Orchestra.

Eduard Schmieder, Laura H. Carnell Professor of Violin; graduate of the Mussorgsky Musical College in Leningrad and the Gnessin Music Academy in Moscow. 
Barbara Sonies, Lecturer; M.S., The Juilliard School of Music.

Valissa Willwerth, Lecturer; D.M.A., Rutgers University, M.M. and B.M., Cleveland Institute of Music; Frequent guest musician with The Philadelphia Orchestra; studies with Arnold Steinhardt, Linda Cerone, Martin Chalifour and David Kim.

 

Viola 
Che-Hung Chen, Lecturer; graduate of The Curtis Institute of Music; Acting Associate Principal Viola, The Philadelphia Orchestra.

Renard Edwards, Lecturer; member of The Philadelphia Orchestra.
Evelyn Jacobs Luise, Lecturer; graduate of Temple University and The Curtis Institute of Music; private studies with Max Aronoff; principal viola of The Opera Company of Philadelphia and the Bethlehem Bach Festival. 

Kerri Ryan, Lecturer; graduate of The Curtis Institute of Music and the Cleveland Institute of Music; assistant principal of The Philadelphia Orchestra.

Ana Tsinadze, Lecturer.
Xiao Fu Zhou, Lecturer.

 

Cello 
Ohad Bar-David, Lecturer; Member of The Philadelphia Orchestra.

John Koen, Lecturer; Member of The Philadelphia Orchestra.

Kathryn Picht-Read, Lecturer; M.M., Boston University; private studies with Lowell Creitz, Gabriel Magyar, and George Neikrug; member of The Philadelphia Orchestra.
Jeffrey Solow, Professor; B.A., University of California at Los Angeles; advanced studies with Gregor Piatigorsky.

 

Double Bass 
Joseph Conyers, Lecturer; graduate of The Curtis Institute of Music; Assistant Principal Bass, The Philadelphia Orchestra; Former member, Atlanta Symphony and Grand Rapids Symphony.

John Hood, Lecturer; graduate of the University of Michigan; member of The Philadelphia Orchestra.
Robert Kesselman, Lecturer; graduate of The Curtis Institute of Music; member of The Philadelphia Orchestra.

Anne Peterson, Lecturer; Graduate of The New School of Music.

Classical Guitar 

Allen Krantz, Lecturer; M.A. in early music performance practice, Stanford University; private studies with Michael Lorimer, Robert Strizich, and Stanley Beautens.
Duane Large, Lecturer; B.M. Temple University; M.M. Temple University.

 

Jazz Studies

 

Professor

Terell Stafford, (Trumpet), Director of Jazz Studies and Ensembles; M.M., Rutgers University.

Dick Oatts, (Saxophone), Professor of Jazz Studies.

 

Associate Professor

Edward Flanagan, Associate Dean for Student Affairs, Associate Professor Jazz Studies; Ph.D., Temple University.

 

Affiliate Faculty

Bruce Barth, Lecturer in Jazz Piano and Jazz Composition; M.M., New England Conservatory.

Julie Bishop, Lecturer in Jazz Voice; M.M., Temple University; D.M.A. Temple University.

Mike Boone, Lecturer in Jazz Bass; B.M., Eastman School of Music.
Carla Cook, Lecturer in Jazz Voice; B.S., Northeastern University.

Norman David, Lecturer in Jazz Arranging; D.M.A., Temple University.
Craig Ebner, Lecturer in Jazz Guitar; B.M., Harrt School of Music.
John Fedchock, Lecturer in Jazz Trombone.

Steve Fidyk, Lecturer in Jazz Drums; M.M., University of Maryland.
Michael Frank, Lecturer in Jazz Piano and Jazz Theory; M.M., The University of the Arts.
Tom Giacabetti, Lecturer in Jazz Guitar and Ensemble.
Greg Kettinger, Lecturer in Jazz Theory and Ensemble; B.M., Temple University.
Tom Lawton, Lecturer in Piano and Ensemble.

Tony Miceli, Lecturer in Jazz Vibraphone.

Dan Monaghan, Lecturer in Jazz Theory and Ensemble; B.M., Temple University.
Michael Natale, Lecturer in Trumpet, Ensemble, and Improvisation.

Joanna Pascale, Lecturer in Jazz Voice; B.M., Temple University.

Madison Rast, Lecturer in Jazz Bass; M.M., Virginia Commonwealth.

Josh Richman, Lecturer in Jazz Piano.

John Swana, Lecturer in Jazz Trumpet; B.M., Temple University.

Elio Villafranca, Lecturer in Jazz Piano.

Tim Warfield, Jr., Lecturer in Jazz Saxophone.

Walt Weiskopf, Lecturer in Jazz Saxophone.

 

Keyboard

 

Professor

Charles Abramovic, (Piano), Chair of Keyboard Studies, D.M.A., Temple University; private studies with Leon Fleisher and Harvey Wedeen.
Alexander Fiorillo, (Piano), M.M., The Catholic University of America; private studies with Victor Babin and Vladimir Horowitz.
Joyce Lindorff, (Harpsichord and Piano), D.M.A., The Juilliard School of Music.
Lambert Orkis
, (Piano), Coordinator of the Master of Music Piano Accompanying and Chamber Music Program; M.M., Temple University; private studies with Eleanor Sokoloff and Maryan Filar.
Maria del Pico Taylor, (Piano), Coordinator of Class Piano; M.M., Northwestern University; private studies with Pauline Lindsey, Paul Stassevich, Adele Marcus, and Dorothy Taubman.
Harvey Wedeen, (Piano), M.S., The Juilliard School of Music; private studies with Robert and Gaby Casadesus, Alexander Borovsky, Adele Marcus, and Isabella Vengerova.

 

Affiliate Faculty

Joann Marie Kirchner, Lecturer in Keyboard; Ph.D., University of Oklahoma; M.M., Temple University; Pedagogy studies with Reid Alexander and Jane Magrath; private studies with Harvey Wedeen.
Irina Yurkovskaya

 

Music Education and Music Therapy

Professor

Cheryl Dileo, Ph.D., Louisiana State University.

Deborah A. Sheldon, Ph.D., Florida State University.

Robert Stroker, Ph.D., Michigan State University.

 

Associate Professor

Beth Bolton, Ph.D., Temple University.

Darlene Brooks, Director of Music Therapy, Ph.D., Temple University.

Rollo Dilworth, Chair of Music Education and Music Therapy; D.M.A., Northwestern University.

Wendy Magee, Ph.D. University of Sheffield, UK.

Alison Reynolds, Ph.D., Temple University.

 

Assistant Professor

Nathan Buonviri, Ph.D., Temple University.
Michael Zanders, Ph.D., Temple University.

 

Affiliate Faculty - Lecturers

Brad Biederman M.M.T., Temple University - Guitar Methods.

Hannah Doucette

Kelly Meashey

McCarrick-Dix, Ph.D., Temple University - Music Education Methods.

Lindsay Weightman, D.M.A., Manhattan School of Music - Keyboard Harmony.

Michael Viega

 

Affiliate Faculty - Student Teacher Supervision

Michael Norris, B.S., West Chester University - Student Teaching Coordinator.

 

 

Music Studies: Composition

Professor

Matthew Greenbaum, Ph.D., City University of New York.
Jan Krzywicki, M.M., Philadelphia Musical Academy.
Maurice Wright, Coordinator of Music Composition; Laura H. Carnell Professor of Music; D.M.A., Columbia University.

 

Associate Professor

Cynthia Folio, Ph.D., The Eastman School of Music.


 

Assistant Professor

Alexander deVaron, B.A. Wesleyan University; M.M. Indiana University; D.M.A. Temple University.
David Pasbrig, D.M.A. Temple University.

 

Music Studies: Music History

Associate Professor

David Cannata, Ph.D., New York University.
Steven Kreinberg, Ed.D., Temple University.
Lindsay Weightman, D.M.A., Manhattan School of Music .

Stephen Willier, Ph.D., University of Illinois.

Steven Zohn, Coordinator of Music History; Ph.D., Cornell University.

 

Music Studies: Theory

Professor

John Johnson, M.M., University of Texas.
Jan Krzywicki, M.M., Philadelphia Musical Academy.

 

Associate Professor

Cynthia Folio, Ph.D., The Eastman School of Music.

Michael Klein, Chair; Ph.D., SUNY, Buffalo.

Edward Latham, Ph.D., Yale University.

 

Assistant Professor

Alexander deVaron, B.A. Wesleyan University; M.M. Indiana University; D.M.A. Temple University

 

Voice and Opera

Associate Professor

Christine Anderson, Chair; D.M.A., College Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati; private studies with Andrew White, Lorenzo Malfatti, Helen Laird, and John Alexander.
Lawrence Indik, D.M.A., Manhattan School of Music.
Valery Ryvkin, B.M. Mannes College of Music; M.M. The Juilliard School; Diploma, Leningrad State Conservatory.

 

Affiliate Faculty

Youngjoo An, Lecturer in Voice.

David Arnold, Lecturer in Voice.

Elise Auerbach, Vocal Coach; M.M., College Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati.
Julie Bishop, Lecturer in Voice.

Laura Camp, Lecturer in Voice.

Andrew Chown, Lecturer in Voice.

Anna Fré, Vocal Coach.

Donna Gill, Vocal Coach.

Lorie Gratis, Lecturer in Voice; D.M.A., Temple University, M.M., Opera, The Curtis Institute of Music; M.M., Performance and Literature, The Eastman School of Music; M.M., West Chester University.
George Gray, Lecturer in Voice; B.M.E., Westminster Choir College, Mannes College of Music, Academy of Vocal Arts; M.M. (Opera), Temple University.
Roberta Knie, Lecturer in Voice.

Randi Marrazzo, Lecturer in Voice; M.M., Catholic University.
William M. Mayo, Lecturer in Voice; M.M., Temple University.

Eric Owens, Artist in Residence.

Hoejin Sim, Lecturer in Voice.

Donald St. Pierre, Lecturer in Voice.

Grant Uhle, Lecturer in Voice.

Benita Valente, Lecturer in Voice.

Sheryl Woods, Lecturer in Voice.

Injoon Yang, Lecturer in Voice.

 

 

Emeritus Faculty

Professor

David L. Stone (1916 - 2001), Founding Dean
Helen Laird, Dean Emeritus
Florence Berggren

Richard Brodhead

Kenneth Bruscia

Arthur Chodoroff
Matthew Colucci
Roger Dean
Marian Demand
Paul Epstein
Maryan Filar
Arthur Frank
Allen M. Garrett
Edwin E. Gordon
Alan Harler

Helen Kwalwasser

George McKinley
Eve R. Meyer
Klara B. Meyers
June Ottenberg
Mildred Parker
Gail Poch
George Sementovsky

Glenn Steele
William Stone

Jonathan Sternberg
Lawrence Wagner

Darrel Walters

Harvey Wedeen

Janet Yamron

 

Associate Professor

Sophia Melvin

 

Assistant Professor

Greta M. Csonka

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