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.

  • Full-time Faculty

    Allison Balcetis
    Instructor, Saxophone
    balcetis@ualberta.ca

    Howard Bashaw
    Professor, Composition
    hbashaw@ualberta.ca

    Mustafa Bor
    Faculty Lecturer, Theory
    mustafa.bor@ualberta.ca

    Julia Byl
    Assistant Professor, Ethnomusicology
    jbyl@ualberta.ca

    Jacques Després
    Professor, Piano
    jdespres@ualberta.ca

    Brian Fauteux
    Assistant Professor, Cultural Studies/Media Studies
    fauteux@ualberta.ca

    Michael Frishkopf
    Professor, Ethnomusicology
    michaelf@ualberta.ca

    Christina Gier
    Associate Professor, Musicology
    christina.gier@ualberta.ca

    David Gramit
    Professor, Musicology
    david.gramit@ualberta.ca

    Mark Hannesson
    Assistant Professor, Composition 
    mjh7@ualberta.ca

    Mary Ingraham
    Associate Professor, Musicology
    mary.ingraham@ualberta.ca

    Maryam Moshaver
    Associate Professor, Theory
    maryam.moshaver@ualberta.ca

    Leonard Ratzlaff
    Professor, Choral Conducting
    leonard.ratzlaff@ualberta.ca

    Angela Schroeder
    Associate Professor, Band Conducting
    angela.schroeder@ualberta.ca

    Scott Smallwood
    Associate Professor, Composition
    scott.smallwood@ualberta.ca

    William H Street
    Professor, Saxophone
    wstreet@ualberta.ca

    Patricia Tao
    Associate Professor, Piano 
    ptao@ualberta.ca

    Guillaume Tardif
    Associate Professor, Violin & Viola
    gtardif@ualberta.ca

    John Tessier
    Assistant Professor, Voice
    jtessier@ualberta.ca

    Elizabeth Turnbull
    Instructor, Voice
    eturnbul@ualberta.ca

  • Sessional Faculty

    Roger Admiral
    Instructor, Piano
    roger.admiral@ualberta.ca

    Wisdom Agorde
    Instructor, West African Music
    wagorde@ualberta.ca

    Jane Berry
    Instructor, Musicology/Theory
    jmberry@ualberta.ca

    Rob Curtis
    Instructor, Choral Conducting
    racurtis@ualberta.ca

    Nora Bumanis
    Instructor, Harp
    bumanis@ualberta.ca

    Brenda Dalen
    Instructor, Musicology
    bdalen@ualberta.ca

    Deanna Davis
    Instructor, Musicology
    Deanna.Davis@ualberta.ca

    Yue Deng
    Instructor, Violin
    ydeng2@ualberta.ca

    Robin Doyon
    Instructor, Trumpet
    rdoyon@ualberta.ca

    Petar Dundjerski
    Orchestral Conducting
    petard@ualberta.ca

    Rana El Kadi
    Instructor, Ethnomusicology
    alkadi@ualberta.ca

    Laurier Fagnan
    Instructor, Voice/Vocal Pedagogy
    lfagnan@ualberta.ca

    Mary Fearon
    Instructor, Horn
    mfearon@ualberta.ca

    Karim Gillani
    Instructor, Ethnomusicology
    kgillani@ualberta.ca

    Evelyn Grieger
    Instructor, Choral 
    epfeifer@ualberta.ca

    Allene Hackleman

    Instructor, Horn 
    hacklema@ualberta.ca

    Shannon Hiebert
    Instructor, Voice
    hiebert1@ualberta.ca

    Charles Hudelson
    Instructor, Clarinet

    Brian Jones
    Instructor, Percussion
    brianj@ualberta.ca

    Lidia Khaner
    Instructor, Oboe
    khaner@ualberta.ca

    Robert Kpogo
    Instructor, West African Music
    rkpogo@ualberta.ca

    Carl Lotsberg
    Instructor, Guitar
    cgl@ualberta.ca

    Sharmila Mathur
    Instructor, Indian Music
    sharmila.mathur@ualberta.ca

    John McPherson
    Instructor, Brass
    john.mcpherson@ualberta.ca

    Jennifer Messelink
    Instructor, Musicology
    jmesseli@ualberta.ca

    Jamie Meyers-Riczu
    Instructor, Musicology
    jfmeyers@ualberta.ca

    Etelka Nyilasi
    Instructor, Ethnomusicology
    nyilasi@ualberta.ca

    Mahsa Pakravan
    Instructor, Ethnomusicology
    pakravan@ualberta.ca

    Diane Persson
    Instructor, Bassoon
    dpersson@ualberta.ca

    Leanne Regehr
    Instructor, Vocal Literature
    lregehr@ualberta.ca

    Adam Robertson
    Instructor, Theory/Choral
    abrobert@ualberta.ca

    Donald Ross
    Instructor, Clarinet
    dwross@ualberta.ca

    Colin Ryan
    Instructor, Cello
    cryan1@ualberta.ca

    Stuart Sladden
    Instructor
    sladden@ualberta.ca

    Shelagh Scott
    Instructor
    smcott@ualberta.ca

    Glenn Skelton
    Instructor, Conducting
    glenn@ualberta.ca

    Sherry Steele
    Instructor, Voice
    ssteele1@ualberta.ca

    Julianne Scott
    Instructor, Clarinet
    jscott@ualberta.ca

    Christopher Taylor
    Instructor, Low Brass
    jt5@ualberta.ca

    Andriy Talpash
    Instructor, Composition
    atalpash@ualberta.ca

    Brian Thurgood
    Instructor, Percussion Techniques
    bthurgoo@ualberta.ca

    Carol Thurgood
    Instructor, Brass Techniques
    cthurgoo@ualberta.ca

    Jan Urke
    Instructor, Double Bass
    jurke@ualberta.ca

    Matthew Walton
    Instructor, Keyboard/Musicology
    mwalton1@ualberta.ca

    Russell Whitehead
    Instructor, Trumpet
    rw4@ualberta.ca

    David Wilson
    Instructor/Voice
    drwilson@ualberta.ca

    Shelley Younge
    Instructor, Flute
    syounge@ualberta.ca