Community Arts Faculty

  • Hanna Aberin

    Hannah Aberin graduated cum laude with a bachelor of arts degree in music and a bachelor of science degree in business analytics and information...

  • 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...

  • Neal Bennett

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

  • Matthew Bergman

    Trumpet

    Matt Bergman received his bachelor of music degree in music education from Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University and went on to...

  • Benjamin Berman

    Piano, harpsichord and voice

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

    Lyric baritone Will Berman is sought-after for operatic, oratorio, and recital work throughout the U.S. and Europe. He recently made his d...

  • Sarah Bish

    Cello Faculty

    Sarah Bish made her solo debut in 2008, performing with the Hudson Valley Philharmonic after winning first prize in the Virtuoso-in-Progress...

  • 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...
  • Brian Bulfer

    Chair of Rutgers Community Arts 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...
  • Marilia Caputo
    BIOGRAPHY
     
    Brazilian pianist Marilia Caputo has performed throughout Europe, Latin America...
  • Susannah Chapman

    Private Instructor - Cello

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

  • 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...

  • 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...
  • Michelle Grondin-Gergich

    Private Instructor - Flute

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

  • 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...
  • 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. He holds a Master...
  • Eunok Kim

    Eunok Kim, a South Korean native, is a candidate for a Doctorate of Musical Arts degree in classical piano performance from Mason Gross School...

  • 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...

  • Jichen Li

    Cello Faculty

    Cellist Jichen Li is an experienced performer and educator. He was the principal cellist of the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Orchestra, the...

  • 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...
  • William Macirowski

    Jazz Bass, Assistant Director: Rutgers Youth Jazz Ensemble

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

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  • MyungJin Oh
    MyungJin Oh holds a doctorate of musical arts degree in classical piano performance from Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University. A...
  • 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

    Pianist Jihye Park is a highly sought-after educator and accompanist. She has engaged in doctoral studies at Northwestern...

  • 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...

  • Brant Roberts

    Percussion

    Brant Roberts is a percussionist and music educator based in Highland Park. He recently obtained his master's of music in percussion...

  • Kiana Rosa-Fischer

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

  • Matthew Russell

    Trombone

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  • Josh Schwartz

    French Horn

    Joshua Schwartz is a doctoral candidate at the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, where he studies under the tutelage of...

  • Haley Scott

    Little Knights & Choristers Instructor

    Haley Scott is a performer, a music teacher, and a conductor. She holds a bachelor of music degree in music education with a concentration in...

  • 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...
  • Vincent Smith

    Private Instructor - Drum set

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

  • Jonathan Spitz

    See Mason Gross Music Department bio.

  • 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...

  • Schuyler Thornton

    Flute

    Flutist Schuyler Thornton is a dynamic performer and teacher based in the Tri-State area. She has performed as principal flute with the...

  • 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...
  • Amy Tu
    Amy Tu is an award...
  • Kelly Wieand

    Music Together

    Performs with
    Sings with Collegium...