Music

Faculty by Area

The Department of Music is proud of its dedicated and talented faculty and staff. A collegial team, each person is committed to supporting, guiding, inspiring, and mentoring students in the pursuit of their dreams. Our award-winning faculty members are internationally engaged and respected researchers and performers.

Please use the following links to jump to a listing of faculty and instructors in the corresponding area.

Academic:

Composition Area
Ethnomusicology Area
Musicology Area
Music Theory Area

Performance:

Choral Area
Keyboard Area
String Area
Voice Area
Wind and Percussion Area


Composition Area

Full-Time Faculty:

Sessional Faculty:

  • Nicolás Arnáez (Instructor, Music and Technology)

Ethnomusicology Area

Full-Time Faculty:

Sessional Faculty:

  • Dr. Wisdom Agorde (Co-Director, West African Music Ensemble)
  • Robert Kpogo (Co-Director, West African Music Ensemble)
  • Sharmila Mathur (Director, Indian Music Ensemble)
  • Shruti Nair (Indian Music Ensemble)

Musicology Area

Full-Time Faculty:

Sessional Faculty:

  • Morteza Abedinifard (Instructor, Musicology) 
  • Brenda Dalen (Instructor, Musicology)
  • Daniel Stadnicki (Instructor, Popular Music)

Music Theory Area

Full-Time Faculty:

Sessional Faculty:

  • Dr. Sara Brooks (Instructor, Choral Conducting, Aural Skills)
  • Holly DeCaigny (Instructor, Aural Skills)
  • Dr. Erik Reinart (Instructor, Aural Skills) 
  • Dr. Jeff Roberts (Instructor, Composition and Music Theory)
  • Adam Robertson (Instructor, Music Theory)

Choral Area

Full-Time Faculty:

Sessional Faculty:


Keyboard Area

Full-Time Faculty:

Sessional Faculty:

  • Dr. Roger Admiral (Co-director of Contempo)
  • Shelagh Scott (Instructor, Piano Pedagogy)
  • Andrea Pedro (Instructor, Piano Proficiency)
  • Alberto Lopez-Alvarez (Instructor, Piano Proficiency)

String Area

Full-Time Faculty:

Sessional Faculty:


Voice Area

Full-Time Faculty:

Sessional Faculty:

Adjunct Faculty:


Wind and Percussion Area

Full-Time Faculty:

Sessional Faculty: