Graduate Bulletin

Spring 2018

Faculty of the Department of Music

Professors

Anderson, Ray, Director of Jazz Studies, B.A., 2010, Empire State College: Jazz studies and jazz improvisation.

Carr, Colin, Certification of Performance, 1974, Yehudi Menuhin School: Cello.

Dutton, Lawrence, M.M., 1978, The Julliard School of Music; Mus.D., 1995, Middlebury College: Viola; chamber music.

Goldstein, Perry,3, 5 Chair, Director of Musicianship, D.M.A.,1986, Columbia University: Analysis; Composition; musicianship; analysis; theory.

Haas, Arthur, M.A., 1974, University of California, Los Angeles: Harpsichord; performance of early music.

Kalish, Gilbert, B.A., 1956, Columbia University: Piano; chamber music; 20th-century piano repertory.

Lawton, David, Ph.D., 1973, University of California, Berkeley: Opera workshop; 19th-century studies.

Lochhead, Judith, 4 Ph.D., 1982, Stony Brook University: Theory and history of recent music; phenomenology and music; performance and analysis.

Silver, Sheila, Ph.D., 1976, Brandeis University: Composition; analysis; orchestration; theory.

Setzer, Philip, M.M., 1974, The Julliard School of Music; Mus.D., 1995, Middlebury College: Violin; chamber music.

Associate Professors

Dahl, Christina, M.M., 1989, Peabody Conservatory of Music: Piano, accompaniment, chamber music.

Schedel, Margaret, Director of Undergraduate Studies, Director of cDACT (Consortium for Digital Arts, Culture and Technology), Co-Director of the Computer Music Studio; DMA, 2007, University of Cincinnati, College Conservatory of Music: Composition; computer music; digital music and art.

Semegen, Daria, Director of the Electronic Music Studio; M.Mus., 1971, Yale University: Composition; electronic music; history and aesthetics of electronic music; theory.

Leandro, Eduardo, M.M., 1999, Yale University: Percussion; chamber music.

Long, Timothy, M.M., 1992, Eastman School of Music: Vocal coach, conducting.

Minor, Ryan, Graduate Program Director, Ph.D., 2005, University of Chicago: Opera studies and dramaturgy; performance studies; 19th-century musical cultures; Wagner; nationalism.

Weymouth, Daniel, Co-Director of the Computer Music Studio;. Ph.D., 1992, University of California, Berkeley: Composition;  computer music; analysis; multimedia and performance technologies; theory.

Assistant Professors

Adams, Margarethe, Ph.D., 2011, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  Kazakhstan and Northwest China; political ideology; popular culture; Islam in Central Asia.

Barnson, Matthew, D.M.A., 2012, Yale University: Composition; theory; analysis.

Bradley, Catherine, Ph.D., 2011, University of Cambridge: 13th-century motets; analysis and compositional process; sacred-secular interactions.

Honisch, Erika Supria, Ph.D., 2011, University of Chicago: 16th- and 17th-century sacred music; historical sound studies; historiography of Central Europe

Sheehy, August, Ph.D., 2016, University of Chicago: History of music theory and analysis; musical subjectivity; improvisation studies; music and ethics

Smith, Stephen Decatur, Ph.D., 2012, New York University: 19th- and 20th-century Germany; musical modernism; music and philosophy, especially the Frankfurt School and German Idealism.

Tausig, Benjamin, Ph.D., 2013, New York University: Thai and Southeast Asian music; sound studies; protest movements; labor and migration

Visiting Assistant Professor

Kaczorowska, Joanna, Director of Undergraduate Performance; D.M.A., 2008, Stony Brook University: Violin; chamber music.

Adjunct Lecturer

Heckert, Deborah, Ph.D., 2003, Stony Brook University: Music of Britain; 19th- and early 20th-century music; music and the visual arts.

Performing Artists in Residence

Cobb, Kevin, M.M., 1995, Julliard School: Trumpet.

Cords, Nicholas, B.M., 1997, The Curtis Institute of Music: Viola; chamber music.

Diaz, Pedro, B.M., 1989, The Juilliard School of Music; Oboe; chamber music.

Finckel, David, Mus.D., 1995, Middlebury College: Chamber music; career development.

Frautschi, Jennifer, Performance Certificate, 1998, The Juilliard School: Violin; chamber music.

Harris, Brenda; B.M and B.M.E., 1979, Illinois Wesleyan University; Graduate Study University of Illinois; Voice; opera studies.

Hinson, Blake, B.M., 2010, The Curtis Institute of Music: Bass; chamber music.

Jolley, David, M.S., 1971, The Juilliard School of Music: Horn; chamber music.

Kay, Alan, M.M., 1983, The Juilliard School of Music: Clarinet; chamber music.

Lavendera, Pablo, D.M.A., 2009, Stony Brook University: Undergraduate piano; chamber music.

Morelli, Frank, 1980, The Juilliard School of Music; Bassoon; chamber music.

Powell, Michael, B.M., 1973, Wichita State University: Trombone; chamber music.

Scarlata, Randall, M.M., 1998, The Julliard School of Music: Voice; opera studies.

Shaham, Hagai, M.A., 1984, Brandeis University: Violin; chamber music.

Sussmann, Arnaud, M.M., 2007, The Juilliard School of Music: Violin; chamber music.

Willard, Jerry, pupil of Sophocles Papas: Guitar; lute.

Wincenc, Carol, M.M., 1972, The Juilliard School of Music: Flute; chamber music.

Emeritus Faculty

Fuller, Sarah,1 Ph.D., 1969, University of California, Berkeley: Medieval and Renaissance music; history of music theory.

Kramer, Richard, Ph.D., 1974, Princeton University: 18th- and 19th-century music history and theory.

Mount, Timothy, D.M.A., 1981, University of Southern California: Director of Choral Studies.

Winkler, Peter,2 M.F.A., 1967, Princeton University: Composition; theory and history of popular music.

Quartet-in-Residence

The Emerson String Quartet: In Fall 2002, the celebrated Emerson String Quartet became the quartet-in-residence at Stony Brook. This prestigious ensemble presents a series of concerts, chamber music instruction, and workshops at the University every year.

Drucker, Eugene, Mus.D., 1995, Middlebury College: Chamber music.

Dutton, Lawrence, M.M., 1978, The Juilliard School of Music; Mus.D., 1995, Middlebury College: Viola; chamber music.

Setzer, Philip, M.M., 1974, The Julliard School; Mus.D., 1995, Middlebury College: Violin; chamber music.

Watkins, Paul, Certificate of Performance, 1988, The Menuhin School: Cello; chamber music.

Directors

Deaver, Susan, D.M.A., 1994, Manhattan School of Music: Director of the University Orchestra.

Engel, Bruce, M.M., 1974, The Juilliard School of Music: Director of the Stony Brook Wind Ensemble; conducting.

Hershkowitz, Shoshana. M.M., 2001, Crane School of Music, SUNY Potsdam: Director of the Stony Brook Chorale and Camerata Singers.

 

Number of teaching, graduate, and research assistants, Fall 2016: 78 (full or partial support)

1) Recipient of the President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1984

2) Recipient of the State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1977

3) Recipient of the President’s Award and the State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1997

4) Recipient of the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Faculty Service, 2004

5) Recipient of SUNY Distinguished Service Professor, 2016

6) Recipient of SUNY Distinguished Professor, 2016

7) Recipient of SUNY Distinguished Academy Honorary Inductee