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:

  • Dr. Mark Hannesson (Associate Professor, Composition; Co-director, Experimental Music Ensemble)
  • Dr. Scott Smallwood (Associate Professor, Composition; Co-director, Experimental Music Ensemble)
  • Dr. Andriy Talpash (Instructor, Composition and Music Theory; Co-director, Contempo)

Sessional Faculty:

  • Nicolás Arnaez (Instructor, Composition Area)
  • William Northlich (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)

Adjunct Faculty:


Musicology Area

Full-Time Faculty:

Sessional Faculty:

  • Jamie Meyers-Riczu (Instructor, Musicology)
  • Corona Wang (Instructor, Popular Music)

Adjunct Faculty:


Music Theory Area

Full-Time Faculty:

Sessional Faculty:

  • Dr. Erik Reinart (Instructor, Music Theory)
  • Adam Robertson (Instructor, Music Theory)

Choral Area

Full-Time Faculty:

Sessional Faculty:


Keyboard Area

Full-Time Faculty:

Sessional Faculty:


String Area

Full-Time Faculty:

Sessional Faculty:


Voice Area

Full-Time Faculty:

Sessional Faculty:

  • Shannon Hiebert (Vocal Coach; Instructor, Vocal Diction, Opera Workshop)
  • Sherry Steele (Instructor, Voice)

Wind and Percussion Area

Full-Time Faculty:

Sessional Faculty: