Extension Division Faculty

  • Erin Banholzer

    Oboe/English horn

     

    Education & Training
    DMA Mason Gross School of the...

  • Neal Bennett

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

  • 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...
  • Brian Bulfer

    Chair of the Mason Gross Extension Division's Visual Arts Department

    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 Walter W. Naumburg International Competition...

  • Jenne Carey

    Voice

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

  • David Cheifer

    Accompanist, Piano

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

  • Sarah Chen

    Music Theory

    Sarah Chen was accepted into the special music school for gifted children in Taiwan at the age of eight. In 1997, she received her bachelor...
  • Rebecca Choi

    Piano

    Education & Training
    University of Michigan - Bachelor of Music
    The Juilliard School - Master of Music...

  • Lenuta Ciulei

    Violin

    The Romanian-born violinist Lenuta Ciulei...

  • Paul Conrad

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

  • Karen Dalley

    Piano

    Karen Dalley has devoted her career to both piano performance and music education,...
  • Kathleen Ditmer

    Kathleen Ditmer began playing horn at an early age in the church. She was awarded...

  • 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...

  • Michael Donahue

    Guitar

    Guitarist Michael Donahue has performed as a soloist, chamber musician, and accompanist in Manhattan, Boston,...
  • Maeve Dougal

    Director of Ballet

    Maeve Dougal ...

  • Joshua Druckenmiller

    Joshua Druckenmiller is a tenor and musicologist continuing his...

  • Isaac Dye

    Saxophone

    Biography
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  • Jordan Enzinger

    Cello

    BIOGRAPHY
    With a versatile background in solo, chamber, and orchestral music, Dr...
  • Anthony Fazio

    Private Instructor - Trumpet

    Trumpeter and flugelhornist Anthony ...

  • Lindsey Gamble

    Violin/Viola

    Dr. Lindsey Gamble began playing the violin at age 5 after seeing Itzhak...

  • Pala García

    Violin

    Studied under:
    Naoko...

  • Edgar Girtain

    Edgar Girtain is a composer, performer, and teacher rooted in New Jersey.  His BM...

  • Vincent Grana

    Voice

    Vincent Grana (Bass-Baritone) hails from...

  • Michelle Grondin-Gergich
    BIOGRAPHY
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  • Michelle Grondin-Gergich

    Private Instructor - Flute

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

  • Kevin Hildebrandt

    Guitar

    EDUCATION 
    A Summit Records recording artist, Kevin ...
  • Grace Jackson

    Visual Arts

    Grace Jackson is an artist living and working in New Brunswick, where she is currently in the process of earning her masters at Mason Gross...

  • Mira Kang

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

  • Raymond Kelly

    Private Instructor - Saxophone

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

  • Raymond Kelly

    Private Instructor - Saxophone

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

  • Christopher Kenniff

    Classical Guitar

    Christopher Kenniff, classical guitarist, holds a bachelor of music degree and master of music degree from Southern Methodist University, and an...

  • Bomi Kim

    Visual Arts

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

  • Marie Koetje

    Marie Koetje is a painter from Portland, OR who lives and works in New Brunswick, NJ. Her...

  • Azusa Komiyama
    Ms. Komiyama attended Toho...
  • Elsa Lee

    Piano

    Dr. Yung-Yung Elsa Lee has appeared in solo and chamber recitals in Hong Kong,...
  • 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 ...

  • Young-Eun Lee

    Cellist Young-Eun Lee is an avid performer who embraces a wide...

  • Chang Ho Lim

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

  • Yu-Chieh (Kelly) Lin
    Kelly Yu-Chieh Lin is known as the 4 instrument player in piano, violin, viola, and...
  • William Macirowski

    Jazz Bass, Assistant Director: Rutgers Youth Jazz Ensemble

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

  • Stacey McCaffery
    Stacey performs regularly in the New Jersey region as a woodwind musician. She has distinguished herself as a...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...

  • Craig Mumm

    viola

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  • Daniel Mumm

    BIOGRAPHY

    Cellist Daniel Mumm received a Bachelor of Music...
  • Leighann Narum

    Classical Guitar

    LEIGHANN NARUM...

  • Sung Tae Park

    Piano

    Studied under
    Samuel Dilworth-Leslie
    ...

  • Jihye Park

    Piano

    Education & Training
    BM in Hanyang University in...

  • Veronica Parrales

    Cello, Suzuki Cello ,Suzuki Piano

    Veronica Parrales, DMA, is an performer and teacher in the tri-state area. As a Suzuki...

  • John Popham

    Cello

    Cellist John Popham is a chamber musician and teacher based in Brooklyn, New York...

  • Alexandra Porter

    Voice Instructor

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  • Gregg Rossetti
  • Gregg Rossetti

    Music Theory, Composition, Musicology

    Gregg Rossetti is a multi-instrumentalist and composer of many styles of music, and is currently pursuing a PhD. His interest in composition...

  • Gusten Rudolph

    Drum set

    Studied under:
    Victor Lewis, Mason Gross School of the Arts
    Jerome Jennings
    Erik Johnson, University of...

  • Peter James Saleh

    Percussion

    Studied under:

    Christopher Deane
    Mark Ford
    Tommy...

  • Christopher Sierra

    Private Instructor - Voice

    Tenor Christopher Sierra is recognized for his artistic sensitivity and versatility in repertoire ranging from Handel, Mozart, and Donizetti to...

  • Daniel Silverstein

    Drums

    Daniel Silverstein graduated with a BM in jazz performance from the Mason Gross School of the Arts in 2011 where he studied under jazz great...

  • Jordan Smith

    Saxophone

    Principal teachers include
    Dr. Paul Cohen, Kathleen Mitchell, Dr. John ...

  • Enriqueta Somarriba

    Piano instructor

    Spanish pianist Enriqueta Somarriba performs frequently in Europe and the United States, both as a soloist and chamber musician. Music critic...

  • Jonathan Spitz

    See Mason Gross Music Department bio.

  • Pamela Stein

    Voice and Musicianship Training Instruction

    Biography
     
    Praised for her “rich dramatics“ (The Boston Globe), northern New...
  • Rebekah Sterlacci

    Conductor, Rutgers Scarlet Singers; Associate Conductor, Rutgers Children’s Choir

    Rebekah Sterlacci is in her eighth year teaching vocal music at...

  • 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...

  • Peter Toth

    Piano

    Hungarian pianist...

  • Christina Toulios

    Studied Under
    Frederick Urrey

    Recently performed...

  • Amy Tu
    Amy Tu is an award...
  • Seth Van Embden

    Private Instructor - Violin & Viola

    Seth Van Embden performs and teaches extensively in the New York and Philadelphia regions...

  • Anna Vasilyeva-Schagun

    A multifaceted musician, New York­ based pianist Anna Vasilyeva has appeared in...

  • Matt Walley

    Trombone and euphonium instructor

    Matt Walley, a trombonist from ...
  • I-Wen Wang

    Private Instructor - Piano

    Pianist I-Wen Wang has performed including the United States, Canada, Europe, China, Israel, and her native Taiwan, to a critical acclaim and...

  • Dr. Christopher Wickham

    Bassoon

    Education & Training
    DMA, Rutgers University
    PSD, Mannes College of Music
    MM, Temple University...

  • Kelly Wieand

    Music Together

    Performs with
    Sings with Collegium...
  • Yi-heng Yang
    Piano, fortepiano, harpsichord
    www.yihengyang.com
    ...
  • Dr. Jing Yang
    BIOGRAPHY
     

    Praised by New York Magazine as “...so young but so...

  • Lexi Zheng

    Lijie "Lexi...