Extension Division Faculty

  • Erin Banholzer

    Oboe/English horn

    Education & Training
    BM Northwestern University
    MM Cleveland Institute of Music
    DMA Candidate, Mason...

  • Neal Bennett

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

  • Allison Brewster Franzetti
    Piano instruction; chamber music coach; program coordinator for the Extension Division Adult Chamber Music Program; Artistic Director...
  • Brian Bulfer

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

    Brian Bulfer earned a BFA...
  • Tara Buzash
    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...

  • Jenne Carey


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

  • David Cheifer


    After studying piano from the age of six, then organ and bassoon, David went on to earn his BS in Music...

  • Sarah Chen
    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


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

  • Paul Cohen

    See Mason Gross Music Department bio.

  • Paul Conrad

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

  • Karen Dalley
    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
    Guitarist   Michael   Donahue   has performed as a...
  • Maeve Dougal

    Maeve Dougal ...

  • Isaac Dye
    Saxophone, jazz and classical
    Principal Teachers 
    Ralph Bowen,...
  • Jordan Enzinger


    With an extensive background in solo, chamber, and orchestral music, Jordan...
  • Lindsey Gamble


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

  • Pala García


    Studied under:

  • Vincent Grana
  • Michelle Grondin
    Michelle Grondin holds a MM Degree in...
  • Kevin Hildebrandt
    A Summit Records recording artist, Kevin ...
  • Grace Jackson

    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, the Northeastern US, and Germany as a recitalist...
  • Christopher Kenniff

    Classical Guitar

    Christopher Kenniff, classical guitarist, holds a bachelor of music degree and master of...

  • Bomi Kim

    Bomi Kim is an artist from California. She received a B.A. 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


    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...

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


    William T. ...

  • 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
    Studied under
    Susan Starr (USA, Mason Gross...
  • Judith Morse


    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

    Mr. 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


  • Daniel Mumm


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

    Classical Guitar


  • Sung Tae Park


    Studied under
    Samuel Dilworth-Leslie

  • Jihye Park


    Education & Training
    BM in Hanyang University in...

  • Veronica Parrales

    Cello, Suzuki Cello and Suzuki Piano Instructor

    Veronica Parrales, DMA, is an accomplished performer and experienced teacher in the...

  • John Popham


    Studied under:
    David Geber & David...
  • Alexandra Porter

    Voice Instructor

    Education & Training
    MM Voice Performance & Pedagogy, Westminster Choir College...

  • Gregg Rossetti
  • Gregg Rossetti

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

  • Gusten Rudolph

    Drum set

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

  • Peter James Saleh


    Studied under:

    Christopher Deane
    Mark Ford

  • Jordan Smith


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

  • Jonathan Spitz

    See Mason Gross Music Department bio.

  • Pamela Stein

    Voice and Musicianship Training Instruction

    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...
  • Christina Toulios

    Studied Under
    Frederick Urrey

    Recently performed...

  • Amy Tu
    Ms Amy Tu...
  • Anna Vasilyeva - Schagun

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

  • Dr. Christopher Wickham


    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
  • Dr. Jing Yang

                Praised by New York Magazine...