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Rutgers Community Arts

Faculty & Staff

Over 85% of Rutgers Community Arts faculty are collegiate faculty, current graduate students, or alumni of the Mason Gross School of the Arts community, offering a personal connection to the state’s leading arts conservatory for students of all ages. Top New Jersey teaching artists with decades of combined experience round out our roster.

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Administrative Team
Barbara González-Palmer
Interim Director
Associate Professor, Keyboard and Voice
Community Arts
Music
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Kate McGonigle
Department Administrator
Community Arts
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Ruthie Boyce
Registrar
Community Arts
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Stacey Hecht
Marketing Manager
Community Arts
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Stephanie Boyer
Operations Assistant
Community Arts
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Catharine Hunt
Operations Assistant
Community Arts
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Dan Shengquan
Operations Assistant
Community Arts
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Academic Year Faculty
Erin Banholzer
Part-Time Lecturer, Oboe
Music
Community Arts
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Mickey Bertelsen
Percussion Instructor, Private Lessons
Community Arts
Nic Brown
Private Lesson Instructor, Guitar
Community Arts
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Susannah Chapman
Part-Time Lecturer, Cello
Music
Community Arts
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Sharon Gayoung Cho
Private Lesson Instructor, Violin
Community Arts
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Saul Dautch
Private Lesson Instructor, Saxophone
Community Arts
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Laura de la Garza Noble
Dance Instructor
Community Arts
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Christopher Delgado
Administrative Coordinator; RCA Private Lesson Instructor, Trumpet
Music
Community Arts
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Elizabeth "Lilly" Dlugosz
Drawing & Painting Instructor
Community Arts
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Zoe Browder Doll
Chair of Rutgers Community Arts Piano Program
Community Arts
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Zachary Feingold
Private Lesson Instructor, Bassoon
Community Arts
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Pierre Ferreyra-Mansilla
Private Lesson Instructor, Guitar (Classical)
Community Arts
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Michelle Grondin Gergich
Private Lesson Instructor, Flute
Community Arts
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Harrison Hague
Instructor
Community Arts
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Yoon Huh
Private Lesson Instructor, Flute
Community Arts
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Maureen Hurd
Interim Associate Director
Head of Woodwinds, Clarinet
Music
Community Arts
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Mira Kang
Private Lesson Instructor, Cello
Community Arts
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Azusa Hokugo Komiyama
Private Lesson Instructor, Piano
Community Arts
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Samantha Lake
Private Lesson Instructor, Tuba
Community Arts
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Jichen Li
Private Lesson Instructor, Cello
Community Arts
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Grace Heeeun Lim
Private Lesson Instructor, Violin
Community Arts
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Olympia Martin
Painting and Drawing Instructor
Community Arts
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Erika Mero
Director of Rutgers Community Arts Ballet
Dance
Community Arts
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Jae Hee Min
Piano Instructor
Community Arts
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Judith Morse
Private Lesson Instructor, Violin
Community Arts
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Ning Mu
Private Lesson Instructor, Violin
Community Arts
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Leighann Narum
Private Lesson Instructor, Guitar
Community Arts
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Bill O'Connell
Part-Time Lecturer, Jazz Piano
Music
Community Arts
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MyungJin Oh
Private Lesson Instructor, Piano
Arts Online
Community Arts
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Yu Ouyang
Private Lesson Instructor, Violin
Community Arts
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Jihye Park
Private Lesson Instructor, Piano
Community Arts
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Sung Tae Park
Private Lesson Instructor, Piano
Community Arts
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Peggy Petteway
Part-Time Lecturer
Dance
Community Arts
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Joseph Pinto
Private Lesson Instructor, Clarinet
Community Arts
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Fred Quayenortey
Animation Instructor
Community Arts
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Kiana Rosa-Fischer
Dance Instructor
Dance
Community Arts
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Sarah Shin
Private Lesson Instructor, Flute
Community Arts
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Rachel Silverstein
Private Lesson Instructor, Voice
Community Arts
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Enriqueta Somarriba
Private Lesson Instructor, Piano
Community Arts
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Jonathan Spitz
Head of Strings, Cello
Music
Community Arts
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Valerie Suter
Drawing and Painting instructor
Community Arts
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Brennan Sweet
Part Time Lecturer, Violin
Music
Community Arts
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Schuyler Thornton
Private Lesson Instructor, Flute
Community Arts
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David Torres II
Art & Design Instructor
Community Arts
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Amy Tu
Private Lesson Instructor, Flute
Community Arts
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Summer Faculty
Julia Baumanis
Assistant Director of Bands
Music
Community Arts
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Susannah Chapman
Part-Time Lecturer, Cello
Music
Community Arts
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Laura de la Garza Noble
Dance Instructor
Community Arts
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Harrison Hague
Instructor
Community Arts
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Marshall Jones, III
Head of BA Theater
Theater
Community Arts
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Cristina Marte
Interim Director, EdM Program in Dance Education
Dance
Community Arts
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Todd Nichols
Assistant Professor
Director of University Bands and Athletic Bands
Music
Community Arts
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Jonathan Spitz
Head of Strings, Cello
Music
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Marc J. Stasio
Coordinator of Jazz Studies
Music
Community Arts
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Timothy Urban
Part Time Lecturer, Music Theory
Music
Community Arts
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Kayla Kim Votapek
Associate Director for Rutgers Summer Acting Conservatory
Community Arts
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