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Lamont School of Music 2013-2014

Faculty

Malcolm Lynn Baker
Associate Professor
MM, University of Oregon, 1981
BS, Western Oregon University, 1978
Jazz and Commercial Music Department Chair

Ruth Baker
Instructor
MM, University of Louisville, 1974
BM, Converse College, 1971
Vocal/opera coach

Tom Ball
Instructor
DA candidate, University of Northern Colorado
MM, University of Colorado at Boulder, 1998
BM, Berklee College of Music, 1991
Jazz Trombone

Antonia Banducci
Associate professor
PhD, Washington University, St. Louis, 1990
MA, Adams State College, 1976
BA, University of Colorado at Boulder, 1967
Musicology Department Chair

Sara Bardill
Lecturer
MM, University of Colorado at Boulder, 1976
BM, St. Olaf College, 1974
Voice

Arthur Bouton
Professor
MA, University of Denver, 1987
BA, Towson State University, 1981
Saxophone

Kathleen Brantigan
Instructor
MM, University of Michigan, 1969
BM, University of Michigan, 1968
Tuba

Caitlin Brozna
Instructor
BFA, University of Denver
Movement

Susan Cahill
Instructor
BM, Indiana University, 1991
Double bass

Nancy Cochran
Professor and Director
MM, Ball State University, 1969
BM, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1967
 
Chad Cognata
Instructor
BFA, Carnegie Mellon University, 1984
Bassoon

Kenneth Cox
Professor
MM, Indiana University, 1978
BM, Wheaton College, 1975
Voice; Opera

Warren Deck
Instructor
Principal Tuba, New York Philharmonic Emeritus
Tuba

Kate Emerich
Lecturer
MS, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1993
BM, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1990
Voice

Pamela Endsley
Instructor
BM, Duquesne University, 1965
Flute

Kyle Fleming
Instructor
DMA candidate, University of Colorado at Boulder
MM, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2001
BA, Hamline University, 1996
Men's choir

 

Joseph Galema
Instructor
DMA, University of Michigan, 1982
MM, University of Michigan, 1978
BA, Calvin College, 1976
Organ

Larry Glenn
Associate Professor
MM, Juilliard School, 1986
BM, University of South Alabama, 1970
BA, University of South Alabama, 1968
Voice

Lawrence Golan
Professor
DMA, New England Conservatory of Music, 1995
MM, Indiana University, 1989
BM, Indiana University, 1988
Orchestra; Orchestral conducting

Eric Gunnison
Instructor
BM, Berklee College of Music, 1979
Piano

David Hanson
Instructor
MM, Arizona State University, 1980
BA, Southwestern Oklahoma State University, 1976
Piano; Composition; Arranging

William Hill
Lecturer
MM, Cleveland Institute of Music, 1980
BM, Indiana University, 1977
Composition

Alan Hood
Associate Professor
MM, Northern Illinois University, 1992
BM, University of Kentucky, 1989
Trumpet

Yumi Hwang-Williams
Instructor
BM, Curtis Institute of Music, 1980
Violin

Masakazu Ito
Instructor
MA, University of Denver, 1990
BEcon, Keio University, 1987
Guitar

Ricardo Iznaola
Professor
Profesor Superior de Guitarra (Diploma), Real Conservatorio de Madrid, 1976
Profesor Ejecutante de Guitarra (Diploma), Escuela Lino Gallardo, Caracas, 1968
Guitar

Jerilyn Jorgensen
Instructor
MM, Juilliard School, 1979
BM, Juilliard School, 1978
BM, Eastman School of Music, 1976
Violin

Alan Joseph
Instructor
Jazz Guitar

Catherine Kasch
Lecturer
Artist Diploma, Northwestern University, 1984
MM, Northwestern University, 1983
BM, University of Colorado at Boulder, 1980
Voice; Music Theater

Conrad Kehn
Instructor
MM, University of Denver, 2000
BM, University of Denver, 1996
Music theory; Music technology

John Kinzie
Instructor
MM, Cleveland Institute of Music, 1984
BM, University of Toledo, 1980
Percussion

Leanna Kirchoff
Instructor
MA, University of Minnesota
Music Theory; Composition

Ramon Kireilis
Professor
DMA, University of Michigan
MM, North Texas, 1964
BM, North Texas, 1964
Common Curriculum

Katherine Knight
Instructor
MM, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1981
BM, Peabody Conservatory of Music, 1978
Chamber music; Career director

Heidi Leathwood
Instructor
DMA, University of Southern California, 1993
MM, University of Southern California, 1989
BM, Oberlin College Conservatory, 1986
Alexander technique

Jonathan Leathwood
Instructor
PhD, University of Surrey, 2010
Artist Diploma, University of Denver, 2000
BM, King's College, London, 1991
Guitar; Music theory

Carol Jickling Lens
Instructor
Final Diploma, The Netherlands Carillon School, 1974
Practical Diploma, The Netherlands Carillon School, 1973
Carillon

Chris Malloy
Associate Professor
PhD, Brandeis University, 1998
BA, Pennsylvania State University, 1987
Composition; Music theory

Mike Marlier
Instructor
BA, Bowling Green State University
Percussion

Joseph Martin
Associate Professor
DA, University of Northern Colorado, 2004
MM, University of Northern Colorado, 1992
BM, California State University, Northridge, 1989
Trombone; Wind ensemble; Wind conducting

Steven Mayer
Associate Professor
DMA, Manhattan School of Music, 1987
MM, Juilliard School, 1975
BM, Juilliard School, 1974
Piano

Susan McCullough
Instructor
BM, Emporia State University, 1975
French horn

Sarah Mellander-Bierhaus
Instructor
BA in music, Carleton College, 2002
MM in oboe performance, Eastman School of Music, 2004
DMA in oboe performance, CU Boulder, 2009
Oboe

Tom Miller
Instructor
BM, University of Akron
Steel Drums Ensemble

David R. Montaño
Associate Professor
DMA, University of Missouri-Kansas City, 1983
MCIS, University of Denver, 2004
MM, University of Arizona, 1977
BM, Indiana University, 1975
Music education; Piano pedagogy: Piano

Sarah Morelli
Assistant Professor
PhD, Harvard University, 2007
BA, Dickinson College, 1995
Ethnomusicology

Suzanne Moulton-Gertig
Professor
PhD, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2007
MA, Kent State University, 1982
MLS, Kent State University, 1979
BME., James Madison University, 1974
Music library; Musicology; Harp

Jeremy Reynolds
Assistant Professor
DMA, University of Southern California, 2003
MM, University of Cincinnati, 1998
BM, Ithaca College, 1996
Clarinet

Alice Rybak
Lecturer
BM, Indiana University, 1979
Piano

Marc Sabatella
Instructor
MM, University of Denver, 2007
Jazz theory and aural skills

Catherine Sailer
Associate Professor
DM, Northwestern University, 2001
MM, University of Denver, 1997
BM, University of Denver, 1995
Choral ensemble; Choral conducting

Michael Schulze
Lecturer
BM, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1988
Audio production; Electronic music

Jack Sheinbaum
Associate Professor and Associate Director for Academic Affairs
PhD, Cornell University, 2002
MA, Cornell University, 1997
AB, Brown University, 1993
Musicology

Richard Slavich
Professor
MM, Indiana University, 1980
BM, Indiana University, 1974
BA, Stanford University, 1969
Cello; Chamber music

Paul Smith
Instructor
MME, University of Colorado at Boulder, 1975
BME., Lawrence University, 1971
Choral ensemble; Choral conducting

Kathleen Spring
Instructor
MM, University of Denver, 2000
BA, Walla Walla University, 1974
Violin pedagogy

Kristin Taavola
Assistant Professor
PhD, Eastman School of Music, 2002
MA, Eastman School of Music, 1993
BM, University of Iowa, 1990
Theory

Carol Tarr
Instructor
MM, Peabody Conservatory of Music, 1964
BM, University of Southern California, 1962
Cello pedagogy

Katrina Twitty
Instructor
MM, University of Denver
Voice

Basil Vendryes
Instructor
BM, Eastman School of Music, 1982
Viola

Richard vonFoerster
Instructor
PhD candidate, University of Colorado at Boulder
PsyD, University of Denver, 1991
MA, University of Denver, 2003
BA, University of Michigan, 1984
Music theory

Kenneth Walker
Instructor
BME., Arkansas Technological University, 1979
Jazz Bass

Linda Wang
Associate Professor
MM, University of Southern California, 1997
Artist Diploma, University of Southern California, 1996
BM, University of Southern California, 1992
Violin

Donna Wickham
Instructor
MM, University of Denver, 2003
BM, University of Denver, 2000
Voice