Music

Faculty & Staff

​Students work closely with our distinguished faculty, who boast careers of international prominence. Our performance faculty includes acclaimed soloists and chamber musicians, as well as members of the New York Philharmonic, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, New York City and American Ballet Theater Orchestras, American Symphony, and other ensembles throughout the New York City area and beyond.

The members of our award-winning composition faculty work in all genres, including those that integrate multimedia and new technologies. Our internationally renowned faculty in musicology, music theory, and music education help students to hone their skills in research and teaching, preparing them for lives as scholars and educators.

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Department Leadership
Amanda Eubanks Winkler
Director, Music Department; Professor, Musicology
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Maureen Hurd
Associate Director, Music Department; Head of Woodwinds; Associate Professor, Clarinet
Music
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Faculty
Andrew Adelson
Lecturer, Oboe
Music
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Robert Aldridge
Professor, Composition
Music
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Robby Ameen
Lecturer, Jazz Percussion
Music
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Alan Baer
Lecturer, Tuba
Music
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Noreen Baer
Lecturer, Trombone
Music
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Julia Baumanis
Associate Director of University Bands; Assistant Professor, Music Education and Conducting
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Ralph Bowen
Professor, Saxophone and Jazz Studies
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Anthony D.J. Branker
Lecturer, Jazz Trumpet
Music
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Karina Bruk
Teaching Instructor, Piano
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Bille Bruley
Assistant Professor, Voice and Opera
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Abraham Burton
Part-Time Lecturer, Jazz Saxophone
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Eduardo Chama
Head of Voice, Co-Head of Opera, Professor
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Susannah Chapman
Lecturer, Cello
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Elena Chernova-Davis
Coordinator of Strings and Chamber Music; Lecturer, Violin
Music
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Nicholas Chong
Assistant Professor, Musicology
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Rachel Yunkyung Choo
Lecturer, Coordinator of Classroom Piano
Music
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Andrea Christie
Lecturer, Contemporary Performance Practice
Music
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Timothy Cobb
Lecturer, Double Bass
Music
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Paul Cohen
Lecturer, Saxophone
Music
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Stephanie Cronenberg
Head of Music Education, Director of Clinical Experience and Practice, Associate Professor
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Rebecca Cypess
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs; Professor, Musicology
Dean's Office
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Kenny Davis
Lecturer, Jazz Bass
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Kenneth DeCarlo
Head of Brass; Assistant Professor, Trumpet
Music
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Javier Diaz
Lecturer, Percussion
Music
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Christopher Doll
Chancellor's Scholar; Associate Professor, Music Theory
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Mark Dover
Lecturer, Clarinet
Music
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Melissa Dunphy
Lecturer, Composition
Music
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Amanda Eubanks Winkler
Director, Music Department; Professor, Musicology
Music
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Orrin Evans
Lecturer, Jazz Studies
Music
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Bart Feller
Lecturer, Flute
Music
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Patrick Gardner
Distinguished Professor Emeritus
Music
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Jason Geary
Dean; Senior Vice Provost, Academic Initiatives
Dean's Office
Music
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Barbara González-Palmer
Associate Professor, Collaborative Piano, Vocal Coaching, and Chamber Music
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Robert Grohman
Coordinator of Graduate Studies; Coordinator of Keyboard Studies; Assistant Teaching Professor, Piano
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Amanda Harberg
Lecturer, Composition
Music
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Conrad Herwig
Head of Jazz Studies; Professor, Jazz Trombone
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Kaoru Hinata
Lecturer, Flute
Music
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Maureen Hurd
Associate Director, Music Department; Head of Woodwinds; Associate Professor, Clarinet
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Kynan Johns
Professor, Conducting
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Douglas Johnson
Head of Musicology, Professor
Music
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Taina Kataja
Lecturer, Voice and Opera
Music
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Dawn Kotoski-Shicoff
Lecturer, Voice and Opera
Music
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Min Kwon
Head of Piano, Professor
Music
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Ching-Chun Lai
Director of Orchestral Activities and Engagement, Associate Professor
Music
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Louis Levitt
Lecturer, Double Bass
Music
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Victor Lewis
Lecturer, Jazz Percussion
Music
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Mikhaela Mahony
Director of Opera, Lecturer
Music
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David Martin
Lecturer, Music Education
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Burt Mason
Lecturer, Trombone
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Todd Nichols
Director of University Bands and Athletic Bands; Associate Professor, Conducting
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Judith Nicosia
Associate Professor, Voice and Opera
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Alex Norris
Lecturer, Jazz Trumpet
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Roger Nye
Lecturer, Bassoon
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Hirono Oka
Lecturer, Violin
Music
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Scott Ordway
Head of Composition; Associate Professor, Composition and Music Theory
Music
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Daniel Panner
Lecturer, Viola
Music
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David Peel
Lecturer, Horn
Music
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John Perry
Lecturer, Piano
Music
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Todd Phillips
Lecturer, Violin
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Susan Quittmeyer
Lecturer, Voice and Opera
Music
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Nancy Yunhwa Rao
Head of Music Theory, Distinguished Professor
Music
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Marjoris Regus
Assistant Professor, Music Education
Music
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Sasha Romero
Lecturer, Trombone
Music
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Gregory Rossetti
Lecturer, Music Technology Coordinator
Music
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Carol Sharar
Lecturer, Music Education
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John Sheppard
Lecturer, Trumpet
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Jonathan Spitz
Head of Strings; Rutgers University String Ensemble; Associate Professor, Cello
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Marc J. Stasio
Coordinator of Jazz Studies; Assistant Teaching Professor
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George B. Stauffer
Distinguished Professor, Musicology
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Jo-Ann Sternberg
Lecturer, Clarinet
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Leelanee Sterrett
Lecturer, Horn
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Dave Stryker
Lecturer, Jazz Guitar
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Ian Sullivan
Lecturer, Percussion
Music
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Brennan Sweet
Lecturer, Violin
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Andre Tarantiles
Lecturer, Harp
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Mark Timmerman
Lecturer, Bassoon
Music
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Joseph Tompkins
Head of Percussion; Rutgers Percussion Ensemble; Associate Professor
Music
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Mike Truesdell
Lecturer, Percussion
Music
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Timothy Urban
Lecturer, Aural Skills Coordinator
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Vladimir Valjarevic
Lecturer, Piano
Music
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Aaron VanderWeele
Lecturer, Euphonium
Music
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Kristen Wallentinsen
Assistant Professor, Music Theory
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Jennifer Wharton
Lecturer, Bass Trombone
Music
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Brandon Williams
Interim Director of Choral Activities; Associate Professor, Music Education and Conducting
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Kraig Alan Williams
Conductor, Wind Ensemble; Associate Professor, Conducting
Music
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Yen Yu
Lecturer, Violin
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Shelley Zhang
Assistant Professor, Ethnomusicology
Music
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Carmit Zori
Lecturer, Violin
Music
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Staff
J.J. Cooper
Manager, Kirkpatrick Chapel
Dean's Office
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Christopher Delgado
Administrative Coordinator; RCA Private Lesson Instructor, Trumpet
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Ximena Dilizia
Business Assistant
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Jennifer Guarino
Front Office Manager
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Adam Klein
Recording Studio Manager
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Ellen Leibowitz
Advisor of Music Undergraduate Studies
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Patricia Mancuso
Business Manager III Supervisor
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David John Miller
Coordinator of Keyboard Instruments
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Lisa Passalacqua
Departmental Administrator for Academic Affairs
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