Extension Division Faculty

  • Connor Babos

    Connor Babos is a graduate of the Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, where he obtained a Bachelors of Music degree in Music...

  • Lauren Barchi
    Lauren Barchi has been a teacher and performer in the New York City/ New Jersey area for almost ten years. She is currently going to Rutgers...
  • Neal Bennett

    Neal Bennett is a Telly Award-winning multimedia producer, director, editor, and filmmaker with two decades of...

  • Benjamin Berman

    Piano, harpsichord and voice

    Benjamin T. Berman, tenor, is the music director of First Reformed Church of New Brunswick. He...
  • Mahsa Biglow

    Mahsa Biglow is a multi-media artist and independent writer. As a writer, she writes critiques and reviews on contemporary art in the Persian...

  • Allison Brewster Franzetti

    Program Coordinator for the Adult Chamber Music Program, Artistic Director of the Young Artist Program, Piano

    Artistic Director of the Young Artist Program and Coordinator of Adult Chamber Music, Dr. Allison Brewster...
  • Nic Brown
    Nic Brown is a music educator, guitarist, and singer. In the decade since he began his guitar studies, Nic has become well-acquainted with...
  • Alexander Bui
    Vietnamese-American concert pianist Alexander Bui is known for sensational performances and standing ovations throughout his piano career....
  • Brian Bulfer

    Chair of the Mason Gross Extension Division's Department of Art & Design

    Brian Bulfer earned a BFA...
  • Tara Buzash

    Piano

    Tara Buzash is a pianist, composer, educator, and businesswoman who thrives on hard...
  • Jorge Caballero

    Classical Guitar

    A native of Lima, Peru, Jorge Caballero is the youngest musician and the only guitarist to win the...

  • Marilia Caputo
    BIOGRAPHY
     
    Brazilian pianist Marilia Caputo has performed throughout Europe, Latin America...
  • Jenne Carey

    Voice

    Education & Training
    Master of Music, Voice Pedagogy and Performance - Westminster Choir College
    ...

  • Susannah Chapman

    Private Instructor - Cello

    Cellist Susannah Chapman is well-established as a chamber musician, soloist, contemporary music interpreter, and performer in leading chamber...

  • David Cheifer

    Accompanist, Piano

    After studying piano from the age of six, then organ and bassoon, David Cheifer went on...

  • Sharon Gayoung Cho
    Born in South Korea, Sharon began playing the violin at 2 years old. She moved to Austria and when she was fifteen and became the youngest...
  • Alexander Clough
    Alex Clough is a pianist, educator, and composer born and bred in Brooklyn, NY.  Exposed early on to great music, Alex took an...
  • Paul Conrad

    Paul Conrad received a Bachelor of Music from Mason Gross School of the Arts, where he studied piano with Paul...

  • Dr. Zoe Browder Doll

    Piano Faculty Chair, Coordinator of Young Maestros Program

    Education & Training
    Doctor of Musical Arts in Piano Performance, Stony Brook University, 2004 (studied with...

  • Maeve Dougal

    Director of Ballet

    Maeve Dougal ...

  • Maeve Dougal
    Maeve Dougal is the Director of Ballet and Director of Summer Dance Conservatories at the Mason Gross Extension Division at Rutgers University...
  • Isaac Dye

    Saxophone

    Isaac Dye is a saxophonist steeped in the traditions of modern straight-...
  • Sophia Ennocenti

    Sophia Ennocenti is a graduate of Rutgers University’s Mason Gross School of the Arts where she earned her Master of Music in flute...

  • Jordan Enzinger

    Cello

    With a versatile background in solo, chamber, and orchestral music, Dr. Jordan Enzinger is in demand as a performer and instructor throughout...
  • Anthony Fazio

    Private Instructor - Trumpet

    Trumpeter and flugelhornist Anthony Fazio, a native of Staten Island, NY, is a two time Rutgers University graduate with a Bachelor’s and...

  • Zachary Feingold

    Zachary Feingold maintains an active career of orchestral and chamber music endeavors. He has performed with many professional ensembles...

  • Pierre Ferreyra-Mansilla
    Mr. Ferreyra-Mansilla was the winner of the Grand Prize from the Philadelphia Competition and is currently active a performer and teaching...
  • Alev Gokce Erem
    Hailing from Istanbul, Turkey, violinist Alev Gökҫe Erem studied music at Istanbul University State Conservatory and was...
  • Alicia Greey

    Class Instructor - Little Knights

    Alicia Greey currently works as an elementary music teacher at Our Lady of Mt Carmel...

  • Michelle Grondin-Gergich

    Private Instructor - Flute

    Michelle Gergich has wide-ranging experience as a flutist and piccolo...

  • Sonya Headlam
    Sonya Headlam’s musical journey began with piano lessons at the age of 5. She began formal voice training at the age of 16 and has since...
  • Azusa Hokugo Komiyama
    Azusa Hokugo Komiyama holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree (DMA) in piano performance from Rutgers University, Mason Gross School of Music...
  • Mathias Iff
    Mathias Iff has completed his BA and MM (concert maturity diploma) at the Conservatory of Bern, Switzerland, and is currently pursuing his DMA...
  • Kason Jackson
    Kason Jackson is the Director of Vocal Music at Carteret High School. Mr. Jackson holds a bachelor of music degree in music education with a...
  • Suejin Jung

    Private Instructor - Piano

    Korean American pianist, Suejin Jung has appeared in various concert venues throughout...

  • Megan Kalberer

    Megan is a graduate of Mason Gross School of the Arts where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education and studied classical voice...

  • Mira Kang

    Cellist Mira Kang has performed throughout South Korea, northeastern USA, and Germany as a recitalist and chamber musician. Her first public...

  • Anna Keiserman

    Private Instructor - Piano

    Anna Keiserman, born in...

  • Raymond Kelly

    Private Instructor - Saxophone

    Saxophonist Raymond Kelly is a current Doctorate in Musical Arts candidate in saxophone performance at Rutgers University. He holds a Master...
  • Christopher Kenniff

    Classical Guitar

    Christopher Kenniff, classical guitarist,...

  • Bomi Kim

    Visual Arts

    Bomi Kim is an artist from California. She received a BA in art studio and graduated with...

  • Kate Kim

    Private Instructor - Piano

    Korean American pianist Kate Kim studied at Korea National University of Arts Pre-College with...

  • Yen Lee

    A native of South Korea, Yen Lee had been an active member in the guitar competition circuit winning prizes and appeared in many major concert...

  • Hyojin Lee

    Since her debut performance as a soloist with the Daegu ...

  • Jeongseon Ellen Lee
    Pianist Jeongseon Ellen Lee, a native of South Korea, was first inspired to begin studying the piano with her mother as her teacher at the age...
  • Susana Leiva
    Susana Leiva Ovalle was born in 1992 in Santiago, Chile. Susana began piano lessons at the age of four with Georgina Gonzalez...
  • Rachel Levine Podhorcer
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  • Chang Ho Lim

    Chang Ho Lim made his debut as a soloist with the Seoul National Symphony Orchestra and as a recitalist at the...

  • Grace Heeeun Lim
    Grace Heeeun Lim began her classical music training at the age of four. She earned her Bachelor and Master of Music degree in performance from...
  • Tatyana Louis-Jacques

    Tatyana Louis-Jacques is a 3rd year Music Education major at the Mason Gross School of the Arts.She is currently a member of David Krauss'...

  • William Macirowski

    Jazz Bass, Assistant Director: Rutgers Youth Jazz Ensemble

    Performer, composer, and educator William T. Macirowski began his career as a...

  • Laura Manko Sahin
    Laura Manko Sahin has performed as a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral player throughout the United States, Europe, and the Middle...
  • David Miller

    Director, Mason Gross Jazz Institute for Teens and Rutgers Youth Jazz Ensemble

    Trombonist, composer, arranger, and educator Dave Miller was born in Waukegan...
  • Andrew Moore
    Andrew Moore, Bass-Baritone from Point Pleasant, New Jersey, is currently working for his MM in Opera at Mason Gross School of the Arts at...
  • Yevgeny Morozov
    Piano
     
    Studied under
    Susan Starr (USA, Mason Gross...
  • Judith Morse

    Violin

    American conductor, Judith Morse is a graduate of the Manhattan School of Music in New York, where she received her Bachelor of Music degree...
  • Camille Moten
     
    Camille Moten, a New Jersey native, is a freelance performer, choreographer, and educator who is passionate about the...
  • Ning Mu

    Violin/ Viola

    Ning Mu studied violin with his father at 8. His academic training started at the middle school attached to the Central Conservatory of Music of...

  • Leighann Narum

    Classical Guitar

    LEIGHANN NARUM...

  • Loomis Natasha
    Flutist Natasha Loomis is a versatile and engaging performer of music from Baroque to contemporary. Natasha has performed throughout the...
  • Christina Nigro

     

    Christina Nigro is a graduate of the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University where she earned a Bachelor’s...

  • Michael Noble
    Michael Noble has developed an international reputation as an “astonishing” (Het Nieuwsblad) and versatile pianist whose...
  • MyungJin Oh
    A classical pianist, MyungJin Oh, is an active performer as a soloist, a chamber musician, and a collaborative artist. She has appeared in...
  • Demitri Papadopoulos
    Demitrios Papadopoulos is a  candidate for the Master of Music degree studying Wind Conducting at Rutgers University, Mason Gross School...
  • Sung Tae Park

    Piano

    Concert pianist Sung Tae Park became a specialist at the Left Hand Alone piano repertoire after being diagnosed with focal dystonia in 2002....
  • Jihye Park

    Piano

    BM in Hanyang University in Seou l...

  • Samantha Pedneault

    Samantha Pedneault is a candidate for a Master...

  • Peggy Petteway
    Peggy Petteway is a part time lecturer in the dance department at Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University. She holds a BFA from...
  • Joseph Pinto

    Private Instructor - Clarinet

    Joseph Pinto is an active freelance musician and teacher in the NewYork/New Jersey area...

  • Marija Plagerman
    A native of the Pacific Northwest, mezzo-soprano Marija Plagerman started voice lessons as a freshman in high school. Discovering her love for...
  • Thomas Purcell

    Thomas is currently a graduate student at Rutgers University working towards a Master of Arts degree in Musicology and a Master of Music degree...

  • Kiana Rosa-Fischer

    Kiana Rosa-Fischer graduated with a B.F.A. in Dance from Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, in 2016. During her junior year,...

  • Peter James Saleh

    Percussion

    Studied under:

    Christopher Deane
    Mark Ford
    Tommy...

  • Paolo Scartoni
    Paolo Scartoni received his Master of Arts in Piano from the Higher Institute of Musical Studies «R....
  • David Schneck
    Performance Experience
     
    David Schneck played for six years as a summer augment at the  ...
  • Brian Sengdala
    Musicologist and conductor Brian V. Sengdala is an inter-disciplinarian whose research interests and public work include modern practices in...
  • Sarah Shin
    Sarah Shin is a vibrant and versatile performer, educator, and collaborator. She has performed at Symphony Hall in Boston, Carnegie Hall and...
  • Christopher Sierra
    Peruvian-American tenor Christopher Sierra is recognized for his artistic sensitivity and versatility in repertoire ranging from Handel,...
  • Ilana Silverman

    Instructor, Little Knights at East Brunswick After School Kids

    Ilana Silverman is an elementary music teacher in the East Brunswick Public Schools. Silverman graduated from the Mason Gross School of the Arts...

  • Vincent Smith

    Private Instructor - Drum set

    Vincent Pierce Smith is a multi-instrumentalist, teacher,...

  • Enriqueta Somarriba

    Piano instructor

    Pianist Enriqueta Somarriba performs in the United States, her native Spain and other European countries, both as soloist and...

  • Jonathan Spitz

    See Mason Gross Music Department bio.

  • Rebekah Sterlacci

    Artistic Director, Rutgers Children’s Choir & Scarlet Singers

    Rebekah Sterlacci (Artistic Director; Conductor, Chorale & Scarlet Singers) is the Supervisor of Visual and Performing Arts in the...
  • Brennan Sweet
    Born in New York City, Brennan Sweet began violin studies at two years of age in Edmonton, Alberta. Settling in the St. Louis area, he...
  • André Tarantiles

    Harp

    André Tarantiles has...

  • David Torres
    David Torres was born and raised in West Palm Beach, Florida. He received his BFA from Rhode Island School of Design and his MFA from Mason...
  • Peter Toth

    Piano

    Hungarian pianist...

  • Amy Tu
    Amy Tu is an award...
  • I-Wen Wang

    Private Instructor - Piano

    Taiwanese-born American pianist I-Wen Wang has performed in the United States, Canada, Europe, China, Israel, and Taiwan, to critical acclaim...
  • Kelly Wieand

    Music Together

    Performs with
    Sings with Collegium...