High School Division

2013 High School Division Faculty

 

Summer Music Academy faculty consist of current Ithaca College faculty, top music educators from across the country, and renowned guest artists. Additional faculty and guest artists will be announced periodically. Please note that this is a list of faculty from the 2013 season. 2014 faculty will be announced soon.

Conductors

Jeff Meyer, Orchestra

Jeff Meyer, Orchestra

Director of Orchestras, Ithaca College; Artistic Director, St. Petersburg Chamber Philharmonic (Russia); DMA in Piano Performance, SUNY Stony Brook

Jonathan Yates, Orchestra

Jonathan Yates, Orchestra

Music Director, Norwalk Symphony Orchestra (CT); Graduate Diploma, The Juilliard School; MM, State University of New York; BA, Harvard University

Stephen Peterson, Wind Ensemble

Stephen Peterson, Wind Ensemble

Director of Bands, Ithaca College; Future President, College Band Directors National Association; DMA, Northwestern University

Andrew Perry, Wind Ensemble

Andrew Perry, Wind Ensemble

Director of Bands, West Genesee High School; BM, SUNY Fredonia; MM, University of Colorado at Boulder

Jennifer Sengin, Chorus

Jennifer Sengin, Chorus

Director of Choirs, East Brunswick High School; MM in Choral Conducting, Ithaca College.

Mike Titlebaum, Jazz Ensemble

Mike Titlebaum, Jazz Ensemble

Director of Jazz Studies, Ithaca College; BM, Performer's Certificate, and MM, Eastman School of Music

David Geary, A Cappella Ensemble

David Geary, A Cappella Ensemble

MA Candidate, The Eastman School of Music; BM, Ithaca College

Winds

Lee Goodhew Romm, Bassoon

Lee Goodhew Romm, Bassoon

Professor of Bassoon, Ithaca College; D.M.A., Michigan State University; M.M., Southern Methodist University; B.M., University of North Texas

Wendy Mehne, Flute

Wendy Mehne, Flute

Professor of Flute, Ithaca College; DMA, University of Wisconsin-Madison; MM, Michigan State University; BME, University of Nebraska

Emily DiAngelo, Oboe

Emily DiAngelo, Oboe

DMA Candidate and MM, Manhattan School of Music; BM, Ithaca College

Richard Faria, Clarinet

Richard Faria, Clarinet

Professor of Clarinet, Ithaca College; Founder and Member, Ensemble X; DMA, SUNY Stony Brook; M.M., Michigan State University; B.M., Ithaca College

Allison Dromgold Adams, Saxophone

Allison Dromgold Adams, Saxophone

DMA Candidate, Arizona State University; MM, University of Minnesota; BM, Ithaca College

Brass & Percussion

Alex Shuhan, Horn

Alex Shuhan, Horn

Professor of Horn, Ithaca College; Founding Member of Rhythm & Brass; MM, Southern Methodist University; BM, Eastman School of Music

Kim Dunnick, Trumpet

Kim Dunnick, Trumpet

Trumpet Professor and Chair of Performance Studies, Ithaca College; DM, Indiana University; MM, Catholic University of America; BM, Indiana University

Nikola Tomić, Trumpet

Nikola Tomić, Trumpet

DMA Candidate, Eastman School of Music; MM, Eastman School of Music; BM, Ithaca College

Ryan Zawel, Trombone

Ryan Zawel, Trombone

Music Director, Elizabeth Ann Clune Montessori School of Ithaca; MM, Ithaca College; BM, Northwestern University

Aaron Tindall, Tuba/Euphonium

Aaron Tindall, Tuba/Euphonium

Assistant Professor of Tuba and Euphonium, Ithaca College; DMA, University of Colorado at Boulder; MM, Royal Northern College of Music; BM, Penn State

Gordon Stout, Percussion

Gordon Stout, Percussion

Professor of Percussion, Ithaca College; Internationally acclaimed marimba performer and composer; B.M. and M.M., Eastman School of Music

Greg Evans, Percussion/Drumset

Greg Evans, Percussion/Drumset

Lecturer in Percussion and Jazz Studies, Ithaca College; MM, Ithaca College; BM, Manhattan School of Music

Strings

Andrew Bergevin, Violin

Andrew Bergevin, Violin

Violinist, Virginia Symphony Orchestra; Visiting Lecturer, Cornell University; BM and MM, Ithaca College

Natasha Colkett, Violin

Natasha Colkett, Violin

Assistant Concertmaster, Fort Collins Symphony; Violinist, Boulder Philharmonic and Colorado Springs Philharmonic; MM, U of Denver; BM, Ithaca College

Hui Jin, Violin

Hui Jin, Violin

Professor of Orchestral Instrument, China Conservatory of Music; Executive Member, Council of Korean Musicians and Music Studies

Joshua Modney, Violin

Joshua Modney, Violin

Managing Director, Wet Ink Ensemble; founding member, Mivos Quartet; MM, Manhattan School of Music; BM, Ithaca College

Susan Waterbury, Violin

Susan Waterbury, Violin

Professor of Violin, Ithaca College; Founding Member of Cavani String Quartet; Internationally acclaimed clinician; MM, Eastman School of Music

Cassandra Stephenson, Viola

Cassandra Stephenson, Viola

DMA, University of Maryland; MM, University of Maryland; BM, Ithaca College

Kai Fu, Cello

Kai Fu, Cello

Professor of Cello, China Conservatory; Assistant Dean, Oberlin Conservatory

Heidi Hoffman, Cello

Heidi Hoffman, Cello

Lecturer, Ithaca College; DMA and MM, Stony Brook University; BM and Performer's Certificate, Eastman School of Music

Junxia Hou, Double Bass

Junxia Hou, Double Bass

Professor of Double Bass & Director of Orchestral Instruments Department, China Conservatory; President of Chinese Society of Double Bassists

Anthony Pinelli, Jr., Double Bass

Anthony Pinelli, Jr., Double Bass

Orchestra Director, Paul D. Schreiber High School, Port Washington, New York; M.M. Stony Brook University; B.M., Ithaca College

Nicholas Walker, Double Bass

Nicholas Walker, Double Bass

Associate Professor of Double Bass, Ithaca College; DMA, Stony Brook University; BM, Rice University

Piano & Guitar

Wenqing Bouche-Pillon, Piano; Program Coordinator

Wenqing Bouche-Pillon, Piano; Program Coordinator

SMA International Division Coordinator; Lecturer, Ithaca College; DMA, Eastman School of Music

Jennifer Hayghe, Piano

Jennifer Hayghe, Piano

Associate Professor of Piano, Ithaca College; B.M., M.M., D.M.A., The Juilliard School

Phiroze Mehta, Piano

Phiroze Mehta, Piano

Professor of Piano, Ithaca College; M.M. in Piano Performance, University of Massachusetts; Licentiate of the Royal Schools of Music, London

Samuel Welsh, Piano

Samuel Welsh, Piano

DMA, University of Colorado in Boulder; MM, Ithaca College; BM, Jacksonville University

Andrew Carroll, Piano (Jazz)

Andrew Carroll, Piano (Jazz)

Freelance jazz pianist; undergraduate degree in progress, University of Southern California

Michael Caporizzo, Guitar

Michael Caporizzo, Guitar

MM, Ithaca College; BM, Ithaca College

Jeremy Harting, Guitar

Jeremy Harting, Guitar

DM, Indiana University; MM, Yale University; BM, Ithaca College

Pablo Cohen, Guitar

Pablo Cohen, Guitar

Professor of Guitar, Ithaca College; D.M.A., M.M., Temple University; B.M.E., Buenos Aires Conservatory

Voice

Brad Hougham, Voice; Program Coordinator

Brad Hougham, Voice; Program Coordinator

Assistant Professor of Voice, Ithaca College; DMA, Rutgers University; Professional Studies Diploma, Mannes School of Music; MM, Queens College

Jessica Julin, Voice

Jessica Julin, Voice

Internationally renowned soprano; Academy of Vocal Arts, Philadelphia, PA; MM, Indiana University; BM, Ithaca College

Deborah Lifton, Voice

Deborah Lifton, Voice

Internationally renowned soprano; MM Manhattan School of Music; BM, University of Michigan

Deborah Montgomery-Cove, Voice

Deborah Montgomery-Cove, Voice

Professor of Voice, Ithaca College; Doctoral Studies, MM, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; BM, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Patrice Pastore, Voice

Patrice Pastore, Voice

Professor of Voice, Ithaca College; MM, New England Conservatory of Music; MA, Tufts University; BA, Bryn Mawr College

Ivy Walz, Voice

Ivy Walz, Voice

Assistant Professor of Voice, Ithaca College; DMA Candidate, Cincinnati Conservatory of Music; BM and MM, Ithaca College

Electives

Andrew Benware, Conducting

Andrew Benware, Conducting

Director of Choral Activities, Saranac Lake High School (NY); Lecturer in Music Education, Ithaca College; BM, MM, Ithaca College

Sara Haefeli, Music History

Sara Haefeli, Music History

Assistant Professor, Music Theory, History, and Composition, Ithaca College; Ph.D., University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana

Jennifer Herzog, Acting

Jennifer Herzog, Acting

Lecturer in Acting, Ithaca College; Associate Artistic Director, Civic Ensemble; BFA in Acting, Ithaca College

Sally Lamb McCune, Composition

Sally Lamb McCune, Composition

Lecturer in Composition, Ithaca College; MFA and DMA, Cornell University

Timothy Nord, Music Technology

Timothy Nord, Music Technology

Associate Professor of Music Technology, Ithaca College; PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison; MM, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; BS, Portland State

Jenna North, Drawing

Jenna North, Drawing

Professor of Art at Pratt MWP, Utica, NY

Kailey Pulos, Voice/Resident Assistant

Kailey Pulos, Voice/Resident Assistant

MM, Ithaca College; BM, Nazareth College of Rochester

Russell Posegate, Music Theory

Russell Posegate, Music Theory

BM and MM, Ithaca College

Mark A. Radice, Music History

Mark A. Radice, Music History

Professor of Music Theory, History, and Composition, Ithaca College; PhD, Eastman School of Music

Bailey Reagan, Leadership

Bailey Reagan, Leadership

Leadership Programs Coordinator, Ithaca College; B.S., Ithaca College

Corey Seapy, Conducting/Resident Assistant

Corey Seapy, Conducting/Resident Assistant

MM Candidate and Graduate Assistant, Ithaca College; BM, Gordon College

Peter Silberman, Music Theory

Peter Silberman, Music Theory

Assistant Professor of Music Theory, Ithaca College; M.A. and Ph.D., Eastman School of Music; B.M., Oberlin Conservatory.

John W. White, Music Theory

John W. White, Music Theory

Associate Professor of Music Theory, History, and Composition, Ithaca College; Ph.D. in Music Theory, Indiana University


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