The School of Music offers graduate programs and degrees in three broad fields of specialization: performance, composition, and music scholarship.


Faculty Members

Name Research Interests
Anderson, Leonard Piano, Piano Pedagogy
Carrabre, T. Patrick construction of identity, creation of shared musical spaces with indigenous and non-western musicians, decolonization, use of interactive electronics
Chang Bortolussi, Dorothy Composition
Chatman, Stephen Composition
Fisher, Alexander John Renaissance and Baroque Studies
Franch Ballester, Jose Spanish clarinetist
Gillham, David violin
Girard, Jonathan conducting, orchestra, opera, new music, conducting pedagogy, orchestral repertoire, symphonic music, orchestral music, orchestration, Berlioz, Stravinsky
Hamel, Keith Composition, Computer Music Studio
Hamm, Corey Piano and Chamber music
Hermiston, Nancy Jane Voice and Opera
Hesselink, Nathan ethnomusicology, world music, Japanese music, Korean music, popular music, Ethnomusicology
Kurth, Richard 20th-19th centuries music, theories of tonal, atonal, 12-tone music, connections between analysis and performance
Langager, Graeme choral conducting
Law, Sin Yan Hedy Music History and Theory
Metzer, David Popular Music, Classical Music, Popular Culture, Musicology, Jazz Studies
Poudrier, Eve Music theory; Theories of rhythm and meter, with a special emphasis on temporal multiplicity and twentieth-century music; Music cognition, especially rhythm, expertise, and cross-cultural issues; Schenkerian analysis
Pritchard, Robert music composition, interactive music, computer music, electronic music, computer applications in music, interdisciplinary studies, laptop orchestra, interactive video
Raftery, James opera; baritone; tenor
Roeder, John Barlow Computer applications related to music, rhythm and form in music of other times and cultures
Sharon, Rena chamber music and conflict resolution, art song / lieder, young artist experience summer camp
Taylor, Robert Music, Concert Band, Wind Ensemble, Music Education, Conducting, Instrumental conducting, brass instruments
Tenzer, Michael Music Cultures of the World,  Rhythm,  Music and Human Evolution,  Music and Cultural Critique,  Jazz,  Indonesian Music,  Contemporary Art Music, Performance, composition, promoting interest in the world's finest musics
Thibeault, Marina
Vellutini, Claudio
Whitney, Valerie
Wilson, Eric Cello
Wood, Jasper Violin, chamber music