music

Music Faculty

Min Kwon - Interim Director
Nancy Rao -  Associate Director of Academic Studies

Ellen Leibowitz - Advisor of Undergraduate Studies
William Berz - Advisor of Graduate Studies
 

Alphabetical Listing of Faculty

BRASS | CHORAL STUDIES | COMPOSITION | CONDUCTING |

GENERAL MUSIC STUDIES | JAZZ | KEYBOARD | MUSIC EDUCATION |

MUSICOLOGY | MUSIC TECHNOLOGY | MUSIC THEORY | PERCUSSION |

STRINGS | VOICE AND OPERA WOODWINDS | CHAMBER MUSIC |

ENSEMBLE CONDUCTING

Brass

Alan Baer - Head of Brass
 
Euphonium

Aaron VanderWeele

Horn
 
Bass Trombone

George Curran

Trombone
Weston Sprott (Tenor)
 
Trumpet

Matthew Muckey

Tuba

Alan Baer

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Choral Studies

Patrick Gardner - Head of Choral Activities (Rutgers Kirkpatrick Choir and Rutgers University Glee Club)

Brandon Williams
 

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Composition

 
 

Conducting

Patrick Gardner - Head of Conducting

 

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General Music Studies

Kraig Alan Williams

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Jazz

Conrad Herwig - Head of Jazz Studies
Marc J. Stasio
- Associate Head of Jazz Studies

Robby Ameen (Drums)
Ralph Bowen (Saxophone, jazz theory, jazz improv)
Kenny Davis (Upright and electric bass, jazz history)
Mark Gross (Saxophone)
Fred Hersch (Piano)
Conrad Herwig (Trombone, Jazz Ensemble, jazz improv, jazz composition/arranging)
Vic Juris (Guitar)
Victor Lewis (Drums)
Joe Mosello (Trumpet)
Ed Neumeister (Trombone)
Bill O'Connell (Piano, jazz improv, jazz composition/arranging)
Eddie Palmieri (Piano)
Gary Smulyan (Baritone Saxophone)

Marc J. Stasio (Piano, jazz improv, jazz composition/arranging)
 

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Keyboard

Min Kwon - Head of Keyboard

Piano
Karina Bruk (Undergraduate piano)
Robert Grohman (Undergraduate piano)
Warren Jones (Collaborative Piano)
John Perry - Henry Rutgers Term Chair in Piano
 

Secondary Piano (for non-piano majors)
Barbara Gonzalez-Palmer - Coordinator of All Non-Majors

Organ
Renée Anne Louprette - Coordinator of Organ

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Music Education

William Berz - Head of Music Education
 
 

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Musicology

Douglas Johnson - Head of Musicology

George B. Stauffer

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Music Technology

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Music Theory

Nancy Rao - Head of Music Theory

Timothy Urban
 

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Percussion

Joe Tompkins  - Head of the Percussion

Kyle Zerna

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Strings

Jonathan Spitz - Head of Strings

 
Classical Guitar
 
Double Bass
Brad Aikman

Louis Levitt

Harp

Andre Tarantiles

Violin

Carmit Zori

Daniel Panner

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Voice and Opera

Judith Nicosia - Head of Voice
Pamela Gilmore - Co-Head of Opera, Director of Opera At Rutgers

Eduardo Chama - Co-Head of Opera

 
Special Topics in Opera
Sherry Alban
Christopher Arneson
Faith Esham
 

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Woodwinds

Maureen Hurd - Head of Woodwinds

Bassoon
Roger Nye
Christopher Wickham

Clarinet
Mark Dover

Jessica Phillips

Flute
Bart Feller
Kaoru Hinata

Oboe

Nathan Hughes

Saxophone
Paul Cohen

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Chamber Music

Robert Grohman - Coordinator of Chamber Music

*all performance faculty coaches chamber music accordance to availability in their teaching load.
 

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Ensemble Conducting

Bands

Darryl Bott - Director of University Bands
Todd Nichols - Associate Director of University Bands, Director of Athletic Bands
James Busuito - Assistant Director of University Bands and Athletic Bands
 
Concert Band
 
Pep Band
 
Rutgers Symphony Band
 
Rutgers Symphonic Winds
 
Marching Band
Todd Nichols
 
 

Choirs

Patrick Gardner - Head of Choral Activities

Rutgers University Glee Club
 
Kirkpatrick Choir
 
University Choir
 
Voorhees Choir
 
 

Ensembles

Brass Ensemble
 
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Rutgers Percussion Ensemble
 
Rutgers Wind Ensemble
Darryl Bott - Conductor
William Berz - Assistant Conductor
 
 

Orchestras

Kynan Johns - Director of Orchestras

Rutgers Symphony Orchestra
 
Rutgers Sinfonia
 
Undergraduate String Orchestra

Kynan Johns

 

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