Music

Instructor, Piano

  • Expertise

    Piano

Associate Professor, Composition, Music Theory

Associate Professor Christopher Doll is a theorist-composer specializing in recent popular and art music, particularly in tonality and intertextuality. He earned degrees at Columbia University (PhD with distinction, 2007), the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (MM, 2000), and Case Western Reserve University (BA, 1998). He was a graduate council fellow at Stony Brook University from 2000-2002.

  • Expertise

    Composition/Theory

Instructor, Saxophone

  • Expertise

    Saxophone

Instructor, Double Bass

  • Expertise

    Double Bass

Instructor, Viola

  • Expertise

    Viola

Co-Head of Opera

Associate Professor, Voice

  • Education

    BM in Voice
    BM in Theory and Conducting
    MM in Voice

    All degrees from the Rubin Academy in Jerusalem, Israel

  • Publications

    Recordings

    Bernstein L. (2002). Concerto For Orchestra "Jubilee Games" - 4. Benediction: Moderato, invocando [Recorded by Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, L. Bernstein, and E. Chama]. On Bernstein conducts Bernstein [7 CDs]. Berlin, Germany: Universal Classics & Jazz.

    Golijov O. (2006). Ainadamar / Act 2: Federico - 7. Confesión [Recorded by Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Ladies of the Atlanta Symphony Chorus, R. Spano, K. O'Connor, E. Chama, R. Asklof, S. Mayer, and N. Mackenzie]. On Fountain of Tears [CD]. Deutsche Grammophon.

    McFaul T. (2002). Mass in C minor [Recorded by Chamber players of New York, The Fry Street Quartet, T. McFaul, G. Feeney, J. Thorngren, M. Kofman, D. Meek, E. Valdes, and E. Chama]. On Mass in C minor [2 CDs].

    Wolfgang A. M. (2005). Le nozze di Figaro [Recorded by Fiorentino Maggio Musicale Orchestra, Fiorentino Maggio Musicale Chorus, S. Bertocchi, C. Bosi, E. Chama, P. Ciofi, M. Comparato, E. Contucci, G. Donadini, L. Gallo, E. Gvazava, G. Ricci, G. Surian]. On MOZART: Le nozze di Figaro (NTSC) [DVD]. Florence, Italy: TDKDVD.

  • Awards

    2006

    • Grammy Awards soloist collaboration for "Best Opera Recording" and "Best Classical Contemporary”. for the World-premiere recording of Argentinean composer Osvaldo Golijov: Opera Ainadamar.

    1997

    • The Richard F. Gold-Best Debut Artist Award at New York City Opera, Lincoln Center.

    1996

    • William M. Sullivan Foundation Grant winner, NY, USA

    1992

    • Finalist at the International Singing Competition of Toulouse, France

    1990

    • Finalist of The Bruce Yarnell Competition for Basses and Baritones, NY, USA

    1988

    • First Prize in Chamber Music Interpretation, The Rubin Academy of Music and Dance, Jerusalem, Israel

    1987

    • First Prize in 20th. Century Music Interpretation, The Rubin Academy of Music and Dance, Jerusalem, Israel

    1986

    • Finalist, The Israeli National Radio Competition for young musicians, Jerusalem, Israel
Undergraduate Piano

Instructor

  • Education

    BM, MM – Manhattan School of Music

    DMA – Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University.

  • Expertise

    Piano, Chamber Music

Professor, Jazz Saxophone

Saxophonist Ralph Bowen performs in the New York jazz scene, clubs, concert halls, and festivals worldwide.

  • Expertise

    Jazz saxophone, jazz theory, jazz improv

Director of University Bands
Associate Professor, Wind Conducting, Music Education
 

  • Expertise

    Music Education, Symphony Band

Advisor of Graduate Studies, Head of Music Education

Professor

  • Expertise

    Music Education, Instrumental Conducting