Oct 21, 2019  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2015-2016 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

The Hartt School


Saunders, T. Clark, Interim Dean, The Hartt School. B.F.A., M.F.A., State University of New York-Buffalo; Ph.D., Temple University.

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

Conley, Irene, Director, Undergraduate Studies; Associate Professor of Music Management; Program Chair for Music and Performing Arts Management; B.A., Brandeis University; M.S., Spertus College.

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

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

Wronker, Lynn C., Evaluator. B.S., Western Michigan University.

Johnson, Barbara, Academic Advisor. B.Mus., M. Mus The Hartt School.

Gary, Rachel, Public Relations Manager. B.S., Central Connecticut State University.


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

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

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

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.Mus., The Hartt School, University of Hartford.

Lucarelli, Humbert, Professor Emeritus of Oboe. University of Illinois; B.Mus., Chicago Musical College of Roosevelt University.

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

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

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

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

Willheim, Imanuel, Professor Emeritus of Music History and Music Literature. B.Mus., St. Scholastica College, Manila, P.I.; M.Mus., 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.Mus., Lawrence University; M.Mus., University of Michigan; University of Wisconsin.


Adsit, Glen, Professor, Director of Bands. B.M., M.M., University of Michigan.

Amira, John, Senior Artist Teacher in Percussion.

Andersen, Nancy, Music Skills Specialist in Voice and Artist Teacher in Jazz Voice. B.M., West Chester University; Kodaly Certification, The Hartt School.

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

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

Baird, Thomas, Artist Teacher in Movement, Vocal Division.

Baltrucki, Matt, Associate in Music Production and Technology. B.M., Florida Atlantic University; M.M., McGill University.

Barefield, Robert, Associate Professor of Voice; Program Chair, Vocal Department. B.A., Washington University; M.B.A., University of Maryland; M.M., D.M.A., College Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati.

Black, Robert, Professor of Double Bass; Program Chair of 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; D.M.A., Stanford University.

Bond, Vanessa L., Assistant Professor of Music Education, Student Teacher Coordinator. B.S. 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.Mus., State University of New York-Stony Brook; Ph.D., Harvard University.

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

Caluda, Cherie, Assistant Professor of Voice. B.M., Loyola College of Music; M.M., Certificate in Voice, Certificate in Opera, Eastman School of Music; Artist Diploma, Academy of Vocal Arts.

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

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

Castro, Luiz de Moura, 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.

Champagne, Amy, Artist Teacher in Piano.

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

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

Cloutier, Grace, Senior Artist Teacher in Harp.

Cobb, Kevin, Senior Artist Teacher in Trumpet. B.M., Curtis Institute of Music; M.M., The Juilliard School.

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

Conley, Irene, Director, Undergraduate Studies; Associate Professor of Music Management; Program Chair of Music and Performing Arts Management; B.A., Brandeis University; M.S., Spertus 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, Associate Professor of Conducting; Director of Orchestral Activities. B.A., University of California-Berkeley; M.M., M.M.A., D.M.A., Yale School of Music.

Daetsch, Melinda, Music Skills Specialist in Viola. B.A., Harvard University; M.M., The Juilliard School. Registered Teacher-Trainer, Suzuki Association of America.

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

Davis, Robert H., Professor of Theatre. M.F.A. (Acting), Ohio University.

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

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

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. B.A., Radford University; M.M., A.D., The Hartt School, University of Hartford.

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

Felstein, Robert, Senior Artist Teacher in Theatre.

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

Fiertek, Michelle, Artist Teacher in Voice. D.M.A., The Hartt School, University of Hartford.

Flores, Carolina, Artist Teacher, Choral Performance. B.M., M.M., Manhattan School of Music; D.M.A., The Hartt School, University of Hartford.

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

Galeota, Joseph, Senior Artist Teacher in Percussion.

Garmanson, Richard, Artist Teacher in Jazz Piano. B.A., University of Wisconsin; 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-Purchase.

Goodell, Mark, Associate in Music Production and Technology. B.M., The Hartt School, University of Hartford.

Hansen, Demaris, Director, Graduate Studies; Professor of Music Education. B.A., B.M.E., 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. B.M., M.M., University of Texas-El Paso; Ph.D., Northwestern University.

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

Haynes, Erika, Artist Teacher in Music Management. B.G.S., Eastern Connecticut State University.

Heavner, Tabbitha, Artist Teacher. B.M., University of Rhode Island; M.M. The Hartt School, University of Hartford; Ph.D., University of Connecticut; M.L.S, Southern Connecticut State University.

Hendrix, Freddie, 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. Associate in Performing Arts Management. B.F.A., Savannah College of Art and Design; B.M., University of North Carolina.

Horsted, Kelly, Vocal Coach. B.M., M.M., Eastman School of Music.

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

Huang, Charles, Artist Teacher in Oboe.

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

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

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

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

King, Terry, Senior Artist Teacher in Violoncello. University of Southern California; D.M.A., University of Iowa.

Koffman, Carrie, Senior Artist Teacher in Saxophone. B.M., University of Michigan; M.M., University of North Texas.

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

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

Kutner, Michael, Artist Teacher in Voice. B.M., Indiana University; M.M., University of North Texas; D.M.A., The Hartt School, University of Hartford.

Ladd, Christopher, Associate in Music, Guitar; Program Chair of 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., Artist Diploma, Cleveland Institute of Music; D.M.A., Manhattan School of Music.

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

Laverne, Andy, Senior Artist Teacher in Jazz Piano.

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

Levy, Joanna, Associate Professor of Voice. B.S., Ithaca College; M.M., Hofstra University.

Lichtmann, Jay, Senior Artist Teacher in Trumpet. B.F.A., California Institute of the Arts.

Logan, Cameron, Artist Teacher. 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.

Madore, David, Artist Teacher in Music Theatre, Voice.

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

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.

Melnick, Marjorie, Senior Artist Teacher in Voice. B.A., Wesleyan University; M.M., The Juilliard School.

Mendoker, Scott, Senior Artist Teacher in Tuba.

Menhart, Donna, Assistant Professor of Music Theory. B.M., University of Rhode Island; M.M., The Hartt School, University of Hartford.

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

Miller, L. Patrick, Associate Professor of Music Theory; Codirector, Academic and Contemporary Studies Division; Program Chair of 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 of Jazz Voice.

Morales, Hilda, Assistant Professor of Dance.

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

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

Morris, Michael, Associate in Music; Music Director, Music Theatre. B.M., Berklee College of Music.

Morrison, Johanna, Associate in Theatre. Victoria University of Manchester.

Mullane, Elias, Artist Teacher. 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. B.A., Connecticut College; M.M., D.M.A., The Hartt School,University of Hartford.

O’Bryan, Sara, Artist Teacher in Voice. B.M., The Hartt School, University of Hartford; M.M., Yale University.

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

Olson, Tawanie, 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, Artist Teacher in Dance. B.A., SUNY Empire State College.

Oshima, Ayako, Senior Artist Teacher in Clarinet.

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

Paulus, Caroline, Artist Teacher in Voice. B.MEd., 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.

Perlstein, Marla, Associate in Theatre. B.F.A., Ohio University; M.F.A., Brandeis University.

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

Pier, Stephen, Associate 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.

Porfiris, Rita, Associate Professor in Viola; Program Chair of Chamber Music and Performance 20/20 Ensemble. B.M., M.M., The Juilliard School.

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

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

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

Rauch, Ben, Artist Teacher in Music Theory. 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., University of Tel Aviv.

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 Theater, Voice.

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

Rojak, John, Senior Artist Teacher of Trombone. B.M., The Juilliard School.

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

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

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

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

Saunders, T. Clark, Interim Dean. B.F.A., M.F.A., State University of New York-Buffalo; Ph.D., Temple University.

Sargent, Matthew, Artist Teacher. B.A., St. Mary’s College of Maryland; M.M., The Hartt School, University of Hartford.

Sas, Dan, Artist Teacher in Dance.

Scarlato, Stephen, Artist Teacher. B.M., The Hartt School, University of Hartford.

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

Schoenberg, Loren, Artist Teacher in Jazz.

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.

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.

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

Stevinson-Nollet, Katie, Associate Professor of Dance. B.A., San Diego State University; Certificate, London Contemporary Dance School; 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. B.M., M.M. Azusa Pacific University; D.M.A The Hartt School, University of Hartford.

Tedeschi, John, Artist Teacher in Music Theatre, Voice.

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

Tonkin, Humphrey, President Emeritus, Director, Presidents’ College. B.A., M.A., Cambridge University; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University.

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

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

Turrin, Joseph, Artist Teacher in Composition. B.M., Eastman School of Music.

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

Viragh, Katalin, Artist Teacher in Music Theory.

Wakefield, David, Senior Artist Teacher of 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, Assistant 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, Associate in Dance. B.A., State University of New York-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.

Winterstein, Katherine, Senior Artist Teacher of Violin. B.M., Eastman School of Music; M.M., Boston University.

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

Woodard, Peter, Associate in Music-Jazz; The Jackie McLean Institute of Jazz. B.Mus., The Hartt School, University of Hartford; M.M., University of Connecticut.