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    University of Hartford
   
 
  Oct 18, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin

The Hartt School


Cooper, Betsy, Dean. B.A., Yale University; M.F.A., University of Washington.

Bell, David C., Associate Dean, Finance and Administration. B.S., University of Idaho; M.F.A., Yale University.

Davis, Robert H., Associate Dean, Academic Affairs; Professor of Theatre. B.A. Kenyon College; M.F.A., Ohio University.

Menhart, Donna, Director, Undergraduate Studies; Associate Professor of Ear Training. B.M., University of Rhode Island; M.M., The Hartt School, University of Hartford.

Barefield, Robert, Director, Graduate Studies; Program Chair, Vocal Performance; Associate Professor of Voice. B.A., Washington University; M.B.A. University of Maryland; M.M., D.M.A., University of Cincinnati-College Conservatory of Music.

Abernathy, Megan, Director of Admissions. B.A., The Hartt School, University of Hartford; M.S., University of Hartford.

Wronker, Lynn C., Manager of Student Services and Evaluation. B.S., Western Michigan University.

Johnson, Barbara, Academic Advisor. B.M., M.M., The Hartt School, University of Hartford.

Fedigan, Ashley, Public Relations Manager. B.A., M.A. University of Hartford.


Bonacini, Renato, Professor Emeritus of Violin and Ensemble. M.M., Paganini Conservatory.

Diemente, Edward, Professor Emeritus of Composition and Music Theory. B.M., Boston University; M.M., The Hartt School, University of Hartford; Eastman School of Music.

Farkas, Alexander, Associate Professor Emeritus of Music Theory. M.M. Manhattan School of Music.

Feierabend, John M., Professor Emeritus of Music Education; B.M., Wayne State University; M.E.A.S., University of Wisconsin/Silver Lake College; Ph.D., Temple University.

Gryč, Stephen M., Professor Emeritus of Composition and Music Theory. B.M., M.M. (Theory), M.M. (Composition), D.M.A., University of Michigan.

Hanson, Raymond, Professor Emeritus of Piano. Northwestern University; DePaul University.

Jacobs, James, Associate Professor Emeritus of French Horn. B.M., The Hartt School, University of Hartford.

Lucarelli, Humbert, Professor Emeritus of Oboe. B.M., Chicago Musical College of Roosevelt University.

Morrison, Watson, Professor Emeritus of Piano. B.M., M.M., New England Conservatory of Music; D.M.A., Boston University.

Murtha, Roger, Professor Emeritus of Trumpet. B.M., B.M.Ed., M.M., The Hartt School, University of Hartford.

Provost, Richard, Professor Emeritus of Guitar. B.M., The Hartt School,University of Hartford.

Schwager, Myron, Professor Emeritus of Music History. B.M., Boston University; M.M., New England Conservatory of Music; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University.

Willheim, Imanuel, Professor Emeritus of Music History and Music Literature. B.M., St. Scholastica College, Manila, P.I.; M.M., Northwestern University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois.

Wion, John, Professor Emeritus of Flute; University of Melbourne, Australia.

Zei, John J., Professor Emeritus of Opera and Voice. B.M., Lawrence University; M.M., University of Michigan; University of Wisconsin.


Adsit, Glen, Professor, Director of Bands; Program Director, Large Ensembles. B.M., M.M., University of Michigan.

Amira, John, Senior Artist Teacher in Percussion.

Arms, Janet, Senior Artist Teacher in Flute. B.M., The Hartt School, University of Hartford; M.M., The Juilliard School.

Avitsur, Haim, Associate Professor of Trombone; Co-Chair, Performance 20/20 Ensemble. B.M., M.M., Mannes College of Music.

Babal, Gregory, Assistant Professor of Piano. B.M.Ed., Indiana University of Pennsylvania; M.M., The Hartt School, University of Hartford.

Barefield, Robert, Associate Professor of Voice; Director, Graduate Studies; Program Chair, Vocal Performance. B.A., Washington University; M.B.A., University of Maryland; M.M., D.M.A., University of Cincinnati-College Conservatory of Music.

Barton Harvey, Grace, Artist Teacher in Theatre. B.F.A., The Hartt School, University of Hartford.

Black, Robert, Professor of Double Bass; Program Chair, Strings. B.M., The Hartt School, University of Hartford.

Blood, Curt, Senior Artist Teacher in Clarinet. B.M., New England Conservatory of Music.

Boccato, Rogerio, Senior Artist Teacher in Percussion.

Bolkovac, Edward, The Primrose Fuller Professor of Choral Music; Program Chair, Choral Performance. B.S., Duquesne University; M.M., State University of New York at Binghamton; D.M.A., Stanford University.

Bond, Vanessa L., Assistant Professor of Music Education, Student Placement Coordinator. B.S.E. Gettysburg College; M.M. Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D. Case Western Reserve University.

Braus, Ira, Associate Professor of Music History. B.A., B.M., Oberlin College; M.M., State University of New York at Stony Brook; Ph.D., Harvard University.

Burton, Abraham, Senior Artist Teacher in Jazz Saxophone. B.M., The Hartt School, University of Hartford.

Caluda, Cherie, Associate Professor of Voice. B.M., Loyola College of Music of New Orleans; M.M., Performer’s Certificate in Voice, Performer’s Certificate in Opera, Eastman School of Music; A.D., Academy of Vocal Arts.

Carl, Robert, Professor of Composition and Music Theory; Co-Artistic Advisor, Foot in the Door; Program Chair, Composition. B.A., Yale University; M.A., University of Pennsylvania; Ph.D., University of Chicago.

Casey, Christopher, Senior Artist Teacher in Jazz. B.M., The Hartt School, University of Hartford.

Chapdelaine, James, Artist Teacher in Music Production and Technology.

Chung, Yousun, Senior Artist Teacher in Oboe. B.M., M.M., The Juilliard School.

Clark, Edward, Artist Teacher in Harpsichord. B.A., Tufts University; M.S.M., Union Theological Seminary, School of Sacred Music.

Collins Ryder, Debra, Artist Teacher in Dance. B.A., Virginia Intermont College.

Cook, Karen M., Assistant Professor of Music History. B.A., Gettysburg College; M.M., Peabody Conservatory; Ph.D., Duke University.

Corbeil, Claude, Senior Artist Teacher in Voice; M.M., Montréal Conservatory of Music.

Cumming, Edward, The Primrose Fuller Associate Professor of Orchestral Studies; Director of Orchestral Activities. B.A., University of California at Berkeley; M.M., M.M.A., D.M.A., Yale School of Music.

Daetsch, Melinda, Artist Teacher in Viola. B.A., Harvard University; M.M., The Juilliard School.

Davis, Annmarie, Artist Teacher in Theatre. B.A., West Chester State College; M.F.A, Ohio University.

Davis, Robert H., Professor of Theatre; Associate Dean. B.A., Kenyon College; M.F.A., Ohio University.

Davis, Steve, Associate in Music, Jazz. B.M., The Hartt School, University of Hartford.

de Moura Castro, Luiz, Professor of Piano. National School of Music of the Federal University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Lorenzo Fernandez Academy of Music, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Liszt Academy of Music, Budapest, Hungary.

DeChamplain, Matthew, Artist Teacher in Jazz Piano. B.M.,The Hartt School, University of Hartford; M.M., University of Toledo.

Dede, Mehmet, Assistant Professor of Music and Performing Arts Management. B.S. Istanbul Technical University; M.A. New York University.

Dry, Cody, Artist Teacher in Theatre. B.M.Ed., University of North Texas.

Dulude II, Joseph, Artist Teacher in Theatre.

Einfeldt, Teri, Music Skills Specialist in Suzuki Pedagogy; Chair, Suzuki Pedagogy. B.M., Ithaca College. Registered Teacher-Trainer, Suzuki Association of America.

Ellis, Lief, Artist Teacher in Music Management; Artist Teacher in Dance; Performing Arts Techonology Manager. B.M., Radford University; M.M., A.D., The Hartt School, University of Hartford.

Felsing, Christie, Artist Teacher in Violin. B.M., University of Wisconsin–Madison; M.M., Southern Ilinois University at Edwardsville. Registered Teacher-Trainer, Suzuki Association of America.

Felstein, Robert, Senior Artist Teacher in Theatre.

Feyer, Paul, Artist Teacher in Music Theatre, Voice.

Fiertek, Michelle, Artist Teacher in Voice. M.M. California State University at Long Beach; D.M.A., The Hartt School, University of Hartford.

Foley, Jillian, Artist Teacher in Opera. B.F.A., The Hartt School, University of Hartford.

Francis, Margreet, Associate in Music at the rank of Assistant Professor of Piano and Piano Pedagogy; Chair, Keyboard. B.M., The Hartt School, University of Hartford.

Galeota, Joseph, Senior Artist Teacher in Percussion. B.M., Berklee College of Music; M.A., Wesleyan University.

Germanson, Richard, Artist Teacher in Jazz Piano. B.A., University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee; M.M., Manhattan School of Music.

Goldberg, Marc, Senior Artist Teacher in Bassoon. B.M., M.M., The Juilliard School.

Goldstein, Richard, Artist Teacher in Jazz Guitar. B.M., The Hartt School, University of Hartford; M.M., State University of New York at Purchase.

Guerin, Melanie, Artist Teacher in Conducting. B.M., M.Ed. The Hartt School, University of Hartford.

Hagen, Julie K., Assistant Professor of Music Education. B.M.Ed., M.M.Ed., Ithaca College; Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Hair, Nancy, Artist Teacher in Suzuki Pedagogy, Cello.

Hansen, Demaris, Professor of Music Education. B.M.Ed., M.M., Southern Methodist University; D.M.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City, Conservatory of Music.

Haston, Warren, Associate Professor of Music Education; Program Chair, Undergraduate Music Education Programs. B.M.Ed., M.M., University of Texas at El Paso; Ph.D., Northwestern University in Evanston.

Hawley, Katrina, Artist Teacher in Dance. B.F.A., Temple University; C.M.A., Laban Institute of Movement Studies; Pilates Certification, Pilates Method Alliance.

Hays, Stephen, Artist Teacher in Theatre.

Hendrix, Freddie, Senior Artist Teacher in Jazz Trumpet. B.M., William Paterson University; M.M., New Jersey City University.

Herman, B. Gabriel, Assistant Director, Music Production and Technology. Interim Program Chair, Music and Performing Arts Management. B.F.A., Savannah College of Art and Design.

Horsted, Kelly, Artist Teacher in Voice. B.M., M.M., Eastman School of Music.

Huffman, Kristin, Artist Teacher in Voice. B.M., Capitol University; M.M., Northwestern University.

Jackson III, James, Senior Artist Teacher in Euphonium; Director, Symphony Band. B.M.Ed., University of Kentucky; M.M., George Mason University.

Jackson, Javon, Professor of Jazz; Director, Jackie McLean Institute of Jazz. B.M., Berklee College of Music; M.M., State University of New York at Purchase.

Johnson, Barbara, Artist Teacher in Piano; Academic Advisor. B.M., M.M., The Hartt School, University of Hartford.

Kawin, Phillip, Artist Teacher in Piano. B.M., M.M. Manhattan School of Music.

Kelly, Sondra, Senior Artist Teacher in Theatre, Voice. B.M. The Boston Conservatory.

King, Terry, Senior Artist Teacher in Violoncello. B.M., Mount Saint Mary’s College; M.M., University of Northern Iowa; D.M.A., University of Iowa.

Koffman, Carrie, Assistant Professor of Saxophone. B.M., University of Michigan; M.M., University of North Texas.

Kosloff, Doris Lang, Associate in Voice; Director, Vocal Studies Division; Director, Hartt Opera. B.M., Queens College; M.M., Boston University.

Kurtz, Justin, Associate Professor of Music Production and Technology; Program Chair, Music Production and Technology. B.M., M.M., McGill University.

Ladd, Christopher, Associate in Music, Guitar; Program Chair, Guitar and Harp. B.M., M.M., Shenandoah University; A.D. The Hartt School, University of Hartford.

Lansdale, Katie, Principal Artist Teacher in Violin. B.A., Yale University; M.M., A.D., Cleveland Institute of Music; D.M.A., Manhattan School of Music.

Larson, Steven, Senior Artist Teacher in Viola. B.M., McGill University; M.M., University of Montréal; Graduate Professional Diploma, The Hartt School, University of Hartford.

Lenz, Adam, Artist Teacher in Composition. B.M., M.M. Western Michigan University; A.D., The Hartt School, University of Hartford.

Logan, Cameron, Artist Teacher in Music Theory. B.M.,Texas Tech University; M.M., The Hartt School, University of Hartford; Ph.D., University of Connecticut.

Lyons, Gilda, Senior Artist Teacher in Composition. B.A., Bard College; M.A., University of Pittsburgh; Ph.D.,State University of New York at Stony Brook.

Macbride, David, Professor of Composition and Music Theory. B.M., The Hartt School, University of Hartford; M.A., D.M.A., Columbia University.

Manfredi, Amy, Artist Teacher in Dance; Dance Division Administrator. B.F.A., The Hartt School, University of Hartford; M.Ed., University of Hartford.

Marble, Tracey, Artist Teacher in Music Theatre, Voice. B.A., Indiana University.

Markowitz, Debbie, Production Manager in Theatre.

McLean, René, Senior Artist Teacher in Jazz.

McMillan, Elizabeth, Artist Teacher in Dance.

McPherson, Eric, Senior Artist Teacher in Jazz Percussion. B.M., The Hartt School, University of Hartford.

Melady, Tim, Artist Teacher in Dance.

Mendoker, Scott, Senior Artist Teacher in Tuba.

Menhart, Donna, Associate Professor of Ear Training; Director, Undergraduate Studies. B.M., University of Rhode Island; M.M., The Hartt School, University of Hartford.

Metcalf, Steve, Artist Teacher in Music. B.M., The Hartt School, University of Hartford.

Miller, Anton, Professor of Violin. B.M., Indiana University; M.M., The Juilliard School.

Miller, L. Patrick, Associate Professor of Music Theory; Co-Director, Academic and Contemporary Studies Division; Program Chair, Music Theory. B.M., M.M., University of Kansas; Ph.D., University of Michigan.

Moller-Marino, Diana, Associate Professor of Theatre. B.A., Wesleyan University; M.A., Emerson College.

Monteiro, Shawnn, Senior Artist Teacher in Jazz Voice.

Moore, Tracey, Associate Professor of Theatre. B.A. Indiana University; M.A. Southern Illinois University; M.F.A. Brooklyn College.

Morales, Hilda, Associate in Music at the rank of Assistant Professor of Dance.

Mori, Akane, Associate Professor of Music Theory. B.A., Toho Gakuen School of Music; M.A., M.P., Ph.D., Yale University.

Morrison, Johanna, Senior Artist Teacher in Theatre. Victoria University of Manchester.

Mullane, Elias, Artist Teacher in Music Theory. B.M., Kent State University; M.M., The Hartt School, University of Hartford.

Ngai, Emlyn, Artist Teacher in Violin, Baroque Violin, and Music History. Licentiate, Royal Schools of Music; B.M., McGill University; M.M., Oberlin College Conservatory; G.P.D., The Hartt School, University of Hartford.

Nott, Kenneth, Professor of Music History; Program Chair, Music History; Program Chair, BA Music. B.A., Connecticut College; M.M., D.M.A., The Hartt School, University of Hartford.

O’Flynn, Maureen, Principal Artist Teacher in Voice.

Oliver, Ricky, Artist Teacher in Theatre. B.F.A., The Hartt School, University of Hartford.

Olson, Tawnie, Artist Teacher in Composition. B.M., University of Calgary; M.M., Yale School of Music; A.D., Institute of Sacred Music at Yale; Ph.D., University of Toronto.

Orihara, Miki, Senior Artist Teacher in Dance. B.A., State University of New York–Empire State College.

Ort, Eric, Artist Teacher in Theatre. A.B., Vassar College; A.M., University of Chicago; M.F.A., Brooklyn College.

Oshima, Ayako, Assistant Professor of Clarinet; Co-Chair, Performance 20/20 Ensemble. B.M., Toho School of Music.

Pardy, Jeanine, Artist Teacher in Theatre. B.M., The Hartt School, University of Hartford; M.M., Manhattanville College

Partridge, Gary, Director, Capitol Winds. B.M., The Hartt School, University of Hartford; M.M., University of Connecticut.

Paulus, Carolyn, Artist Teacher in Voice. B.M.Ed., Western Illinois University; M.A., Indiana University.

Perkins, Ralph, Assistant Professor of Dance and Music Theatre; Director of Dance in Music Theatre. B.F.A., Southern Methodist University.

Pettit, Dorothy, Artist Teacher in Theatre.

Pier, Stephen, Professor of Dance; Director, Dance Division.

Pike, John, Artist Teacher in Theatre. B.A., Wake Forest University; B.B.A., Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania; M.F.A., Yale University.

Piltzecker, Ted, Senior Artist Teacher in Percussion. B.M., Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester; M.M., Manhattan School of Music.

Planner, Mark, Senior Artist Teacher in Music Theatre, Voice. B.A., City College of New York.

Porfiris, Rita, Associate Professor of Viola; Program Chair, Chamber Music. B.M., M.M., The Juilliard School.

Quinn, Ann, Artist Teacher in Dance. B.A., Connecticut College; M.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Raiken, Larry, Artist Teacher in Music Theatre, Voice.

Rauch, Benjamin, Artist Teacher in Ear Training, Voice. B.M., The Hartt School,University of Hartford.

Reeves, Nat, Associate in Music, Jazz Bass.

Reisman, Leanna, Artist Teacher in Dance–Musicianship for Dancers. B.A., M.A., Tel Aviv Academy of Music.

Reisman, Mickey, Senior Artist Teacher in Violin. B.M., Tel Aviv Academy of Music, Israel; M.M., The Hartt School, University of Hartford.

Rittner, Philip, Artist Teacher in Music Theatre, Voice.

Rivera, Wayne, Associate in Voice. B.M., B.M.Ed., Indiana University; M.M., New England Conservatory of Music.

Robinson, Janelle, Artist Teacher in Theatre. Advanced Certificate in Voice, The Juilliard School; B.M., The Hartt School, University of Hartford; M.M.,The Curtis Institute.

Rowe, Larry Z., Artist Teacher in Dance; Technical Director. B.A., Dennison University; M.A., San Francisco State University.

Russell, Joshua, Associate Professor of Music Education; Director, Music Education Division; Program Chair, Graduate Music Education Programs. B.A., B.M.Ed., Shepherd University; M.M.Ed., Northwestern University; Ph.D., University of Colorado at Boulder.

Rust, Alan, Professor of Theatre; Director,Theatre Division. B.A., Adrian College; M.F.A., Ohio University.

Rutman, Paul, Professor of Piano. B.M., Manhattan School of Music; M.S., D.M.A., The Juilliard School.

Sas, Dan, Artist Teacher in Dance.

Schiano, Michael Jude, Associate Professor of Music Theory. A.B., The Cooper Union; M.M., Princeton University; M.M., King’s College (University of London); Ph.D., Brandeis University.

Schuttenhelm, Thomas, Artist Teacher in Music History. B.M., College of Saint Rose; M.M., D.M.A., The Hartt School, University of Hartford.

Shanahan, Shane, Senior Artist Teacher in Percussion. B.M., Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester; M.M. The Hartt School, University of Hartford.

Shearer, Greig, Senior Artist Teacher in Flute. B.M., New England Conservatory; M.M., Manhattan School.

Smith, Brian, Artist Teacher in Music Management. B.A., Colgate University; J.D., Cornell University Law School.

Smith, Larry Alan, Professor of Composition. B.M., M.M., D.M.A., The Juilliard School.

Snedecor, Phil, Associate Professor of Trumpet. B.M., M.M., Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester.

Steen, Ken, Professor of Music Theory and Composition; Co-Director, Academic and Contemporary Studies Division; Director, Studio D; Co-Artistic Advisor, Foot in the Door. B.M., The Hartt School, University of Hartford; M.F.A., Bard College.

Stevinson-Nollet, Katie, Professor of Dance. Certificate, London Contemporary School of Dance; B.A., San Diego State University; M.F.A., University of Michigan.

Swann, Kyle, Artist Teacher in Voice. B.M., M.M., The Hartt School, University of Hartford.

Swanson, Kathryn, Artist Teacher in Music Theory. B.A., Azusa Pacific University; M.M., D.M.A The Hartt School, University of Hartford.

Tetel, Mihai, D., Associate Professor of Violoncello. B.M., University of Toronto; M.M., The Juilliard School; Professional Studies Diploma, Mannes College.

Thomas, Susan Knapp, Artist Teacher in Harp. B.M., Eastman School of Music

Toth, Benjamin J., Professor of Percussion; Program Chair, Woodwinds, Brass, and Percussion. B.M., University of Akron; M.M., University of Illinois.

Trudel, Eric, Artist Teacher in Voice. Quebec Conservatory of Music.

Viragh, Gabor, Associate Professor of Ear Training. Diploma, Béla Bartók Conservatory of Music and Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music.

Viragh, Katalin, Artist Teacher in Music Theory.

Wakefield, David, Senior Artist Teacher in French Horn. B.M., M.M., D.M.A. The Juilliard School.

Watson, W. David, Associate Professor of Theatre. B.A., University of Delaware; GLS, Wesleyan University; M.F.A., University of Massachusetts.

Watt, Nina, Associate Professor of Dance. B.A., Empire State College, State University of New York.

Weisfeld, Joni, Artist Teacher in Theatre. B.F.A.,University of Connecticut.

Weisman, Bonita, Senior Artist Teacher in Dance. B.A., State University of New York at Purchase. Connecticut Certified Muscle Therapist.

Westfall, David, Associate in Music at the rank of Associate Professor of Piano and Piano Pedagogy; Director, Instrumental Studies Division. B.M., Indiana University; M.M., Texas Christian University; M.M., The Juilliard School; D.M.A., The Hartt School, University of Hartford.

Womack, Mark, Artist Teacher in Theatre, Voice. B.M., M.M., University of Tulsa.

Woodard, Peter, Associate in Music at the rank of Associate Professor of Piano and Piano Pedagogy. B.M., The Hartt School, University of Hartford; M.M., University of Connecticut.

Yueh, Chai-Lun, Artist Teacher in Voice; Senior Advisor, The Hartt School Vocal Studies in China. Central Conservatory of Music of China, M.M., A.D. The Hartt School, University of Hartford.

Zoller, Darlene, Artist Teacher in Theatre.