Double Bass

  • Expertise

    Double Bass

Head of Voice and Co-Head of Opera

  • Education

    BM in Voice
    BM in Theory and Conducting
    MM in Voice

    All degrees from the Rubin Academy in Jerusalem, Israel

  • Publications


    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


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


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


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


    • Finalist at the International Singing Competition of Toulouse, France


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


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


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


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


  • Education

    BM, MM – Manhattan School of Music

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

  • Expertise

    Piano, Chamber Music

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
Wind Conducting, Music Education

  • Expertise

    Music Education, Symphony Band

Director, Head of Music Education

  • Expertise

    Music Education, Instrumental Conducting

Head of Brass


  • Expertise


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MA/PhD Programs in Music—Graduate School New Brunswick

Faculty Accomplishments

Our Music faculty members are constantly teaching, performing, creating, both here and abroad. Take a look at their latest activities:

Christopher Doll presented a talk for the American Musicological Society’s special lecture series, which took place at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio, on March 26.

Contact Us

Department of Music
Mason Gross School of the Arts
Stephanie Morris Marryott Music Building
Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
81 George Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1411
Telephone: 732-932-3848
Fax: 732-932-1517