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School of Music Faculty and Administration

Officers of Administration
  • Peter Salovey, Ph.D., President of the University
  • Benjamin Polak, Ph.D., Provost of the University
  • Robert Blocker, D.M.A., Henry and Lucy Moses Dean of Music
  • Melvin Chen, Ph.D., Deputy Dean
  • Martin D. Jean, A.Mus.D., Director of the Yale Institute of Sacred Music
  • Paul Hawkshaw, Ph.D., Director of the Yale Summer School of Music/Norfolk Chamber Music Festival
  • William Purvis, B.A., Director of the Yale Collection of Musical Instruments
  • Michael Yaffe, M.A., Associate Dean
Emeriti
  • Charles Russell Krigbaum, M.F.A., Professor Emeritus of Music
  • Ezra Laderman, M.A., Professor Emeritus of Music
  • Robert Earl Nagel, Jr., M.S., Professor Emeritus of Music
  • Leon Plantinga, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Music
  • Frank Tirro, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Music History
Faculty
  • Ole Akahoshi, M.M., Assistant Professor Adjunct of Cello
  • Syoko Aki, M.M., Professor in the Practice of Violin
  • Misha Amory, M.M., Artist in Residence (Brentano String Quartet)
  • Janna Baty, M.M., Assistant Professor Adjunct of Voice
  • Astrid Baumgardner, J.D., Lecturer Adjunct in Music
  • Boris Berman, M.A., Professor in the Practice of Piano
  • Paul Berry, Ph.D., Assistant Professor Adjunct of Music History
  • Robert Blocker, D.M.A., Professor of Piano and Henry and Lucy Moses Dean of Music
  • Serena Blocker, B.A., Lecturer in English
  • Martin Bresnick, D.M.A., Charles T. Wilson Professor in the Practice of Composition
  • Jeffrey Brillhart, M.M., Visiting Lecturer in Organ Improvisation (joint appointment with Yale Institute of Sacred Music)
  • Marguerite L. Brooks, M.M., Associate Professor Adjunct of Choral Conducting (joint appointment with Yale Institute of Sacred Music)
  • Serena Canin, M.M., Artist in Residence (Brentano String Quartet)
  • Ettore Causa, M.M., Associate Professor Adjunct of Viola
  • Hung-Kuan Chen, Visiting Professor of Piano
  • Melvin Chen, Ph.D., Associate Professor Adjunct of Piano and Deputy Dean
  • Kendall Crilly, M.M., M.L.S., Lecturer in Musicology
  • Richard Cross, B.A., Lecturer in Voice
  • Allan Dean, M.M.Ed., Professor Adjunct of Trumpet
  • Douglas Robert Dickson, M.M.A., Lecturer in Voice and Opera
  • Jeffrey Douma, D.M.A., Professor Adjunct of Choral Conducting
  • Thomas C. Duffy, D.M.A., Professor Adjunct of Music and Director of University Bands
  • Peter Frankl, Visiting Professor Adjunct of Piano
  • Michael Friedmann, Ph.D., Professor Adjunct of Music (joint appointment with Yale Department of Music)
  • Richard Gard, D.M.A., Lecturer in Hearing
  • Arthur Haas, M.A., Lecturer in Harpsichord
  • Shinik Hahm, M.M., Professor in the Practice of Conducting
  • June Han, D.M.A., Lecturer in Harp
  • Scott Hartman, M.M., Lecturer in Trombone
  • Paul Hawkshaw, Ph.D., Professor in the Practice of Musicology and Director of the Yale Summer School of Music/Norfolk Chamber Music Festival
  • David Hill, M.A., Professor Adjunct of Choral Conducting
  • Robert Holzer, Ph.D., Associate Professor Adjunct of Music History
  • Carol Jantsch, B.M., Lecturer in Tuba
  • Martin D. Jean, A.Mus.D., Professor of Organ and Director of the Yale Institute of Sacred Music (joint appointment with Yale Institute of Sacred Music)
  • Hyo Kang, Professor Adjunct of Violin
  • Ani Kavafian, M.S., Professor in the Practice of Violin
  • Aaron Jay Kernis, B.M., Professor Adjunct of Composition
  • Eugene Ross Kimball, Lecturer in Sound Recording
  • David Lang, D.M.A., Professor Adjunct of Composition
  • Hannah Lash, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Composition
  • Nina Lee, M.M., Artist in Residence (Brentano String Quartet)
  • Judith Malafronte, M.A., Lecturer in Voice (joint appointment with Yale Institute of Sacred Music)
  • Robert Mealy, A.B., Professor Adjunct of Early Music (joint appointment with Yale Department of Music)
  • Walden Moore, M.M., Lecturer Adjunct in Organ (joint appointment with Yale Institute of Sacred Music)
  • Frank A. Morelli, Jr., D.M.A., Associate Professor Adjunct of Music
  • Thomas Murray, B.A., Professor in the Practice of Organ and University Organist (joint appointment with Yale Institute of Sacred Music)
  • Emily Olin, M.M., Lecturer in Voice and Opera
  • Peter Oundjian, Professor Adjunct of Music
  • Donald Palma, B.M., Assistant Professor Adjunct of Double Bass
  • Joan Clarice Panetti, D.M.A., Sylvia and Leonard Marx Professor in the Practice of Hearing and Chamber Music
  • Aldo Simoes Parisot, M.M., Samuel Sanford Professor in the Practice of Cello
  • Elizabeth Sawyer Parisot, D.M.A., Associate Professor Adjunct of Piano
  • William Purvis, B.A., Professor in the Practice of Horn and Director of the Yale Collection of Musical Instruments
  • Markus Rathey, Ph.D., Associate Professor Adjunct of Music History (joint appointment with Yale Institute of Sacred Music)
  • Willie Henry Ruff, Jr., M.M., Professor Adjunct of Music
  • Sebastian Ruth, B.A., Visiting Lecturer in Community Engagement
  • Timothy Shaindlin, Lecturer in Voice and Opera
  • Wendy Sharp, M.M., Lecturer in Violin and Director of Chamber Music
  • David Shifrin, B.Mus., Professor in the Practice of Clarinet and Chamber Music
  • Toshiyuki Shimada, B.M., Associate Professor Adjunct of Conducting and Conductor of the Yale Symphony Orchestra (joint appointment with Yale Department of Music)
  • Avi Stein, M.M., Lecturer in Early Music
  • Mark Steinberg, M.M., Artist in Residence (Brentano String Quartet)
  • James Taylor, M.Dipl., Associate Professor Adjunct of Voice (joint appointment with Yale Institute of Sacred Music)
  • Stephen Taylor, Dipl., Lecturer in Oboe
  • Ted Taylor, M.M., Lecturer in Voice (joint appointment with Yale Institute of Sacred Music)
  • Christopher Theofanidis, D.M.A., Professor in the Practice of Composition
  • Robert van Sice, M.M., Lecturer in Percussion
  • Jack Vees, M.F.A., Lecturer in Electronic Music and Director, Center for Studies in Music Technology
  • Benjamin Verdery, B.F.A., Associate Professor Adjunct of Guitar
  • Marc Verzatt, Lecturer in Voice and Opera
  • Ransom Wilson, B.M., Professor Adjunct of Flute
  • Wei-Yi Yang, D.M.A., Associate Professor Adjunct of Piano
  • Doris Yarick-Cross, M.M., Professor in the Practice of Voice
  • Kyung Yu, M.M., Lecturer in Violin
Curators
  • Brian L. Daley, A.A., Associate Curator of Pianos
  • Joseph F. Dzeda, Associate Curator of Organs
  • William J. Harold, B.A., Associate Curator of Pianos
  • Nicholas Renouf, M.M.A., Associate Curator, Collection of Musical Instruments
  • Susan E. Thompson, M.M., Curator, Collection of Musical Instruments
  • Nicholas Thompson-Allen, Associate Curator of Organs
Staff
  • Dana Astmann, M.A., Manager of Communications
  • Deanne Chin, B.A., Associate Manager, Yale Summer School of Music/Norfolk Chamber Music Festival
  • Tara Deming, Operations Manager
  • Kathryn Gonzales, B.A., Assistant to the Associate Dean
  • Rosemary Gould, Administrative Assistant, Registrar’s Office
  • Wilma M. Heggie, Receptionist
  • Carol Jackson, M.A., Concert Office Coordinator
  • Gregory G. Johnson, Desktop Support Specialist
  • Krista Johnson, B.A., Manager of Concert Programs
  • Austin Kase, B.A., Video Producer
  • Jeanne A. Kazzi, Senior Administrative Assistant, Admissions Office
  • Eugene Ross Kimball, Recording Engineer
  • Christopher Melillo, Operations Assistant Manager
  • James Nelson, B.A., General Manager, Yale Summer School of Music/Norfolk Chamber Music Festival
  • Erika Niemi, M.A., Manager, Yale Opera
  • Patricia Pappacoda, Associate Business Manager
  • Andrew W. Parker, D.M.A., Manager, Philharmonia and New Music New Haven
  • Stefanie Parkyn, M.Arch., Assistant to the Dean
  • Monica Ong Reed, M.F.A., Design Manager
  • Rubén Rodríguez, M.M., Lead Teacher, Music in Schools Initiative
  • Suzanne Stringer, Director of Student Services
  • Lily Sutton, Ed.M., Director of Admissions
  • Jack Vees, M.F.A., Director, Center for Studies in Music Technology
  • Elizabeth Wilford, M.Ed., Administrative Assistant, Business Office
  • Kelly Yamaguchi-Scanlon, B.S., Assistant to the Deputy Dean
  • Donna Yoo, D.M.A., Associate Administrator, Yale Summer School of Music/Norfolk Chamber Music Festival
Yale University Library: Irving S. Gilmore Music Library Staff
  • Mark Bailey, M.M., Head, Historical Sound Recordings Collection and American Musical Theater Collection
  • Helen Bartlett, M.L.S., Assistant Music Librarian for Technical Services
  • Richard Boursy, Ph.D., Archivist
  • Rémi Castonguay, M.A., M.L.S., Public Services Project Librarian
  • Emily Ferrigno, Ph.D., Public Services Assistant
  • Eva M. Heater, M.M., Cataloging Assistant
  • Michelle Koth, M.L.S., Catalog Librarian
  • Suzanne Eggleston Lovejoy, M.S.L.S., Public Services Librarian
  • Kathryn R. Mansi, B.S., Circulation Supervisor
  • Ruthann B. McTyre, M.M., M.L.I.S., Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Music Library Director
  • Karl Schrom, Recordings Collection Supervisor
Yale University Library: Oral History of American Music Staff
  • Vivian M. Perlis, M.M., Senior Research Scholar
  • Anne Rhodes, M.L.I.S., M.A., Research Archivist
  • Libby Van Cleve, D.M.A., Director

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