Faculty

Ellen Abrahams
Adjunct Instructor, Music Education, 2003.  B.M.E., Temple University.

Frank Abrahams
Professor, Music Education, 1992. B.M.E., Temple University; M.M., New England Conservatory; Ed.D., Temple University.

Christopher Arneson
Associate Professor, Voice, 2003. B.A., M.M., Binghamton University; D.M.A., Rutgers University.

Denise Asfar
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Arts and Sciences, 2001. B.A., Princeton University; M.A.T., Brown University.

Susan S. Ashbaker
Adjunct Professor, Voice, 2006. B.M., M.M., Southern Illinois University; M.M., University of Illinois.

Lauren Athey-Janka
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Voice, 2016. B.M., Boston University; M.M., Westminster Choir College of Rider University.

Dalton Baldwin
Adjunct Professor, Piano, 1984. B.A., Oberlin Conservatory.

Ena Bronstein Barton
Adjunct Associate Professor, Piano, 1983. Artist Diploma, Escuela Moderna de Musica and Conservatorio Nacional de Musica, Santiago, Chile.

Ryan Brandau
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Conducting, 2012. A.B., Princeton University; M.Ph., University of Cambridge; M.M., D.M.A., Yale University.

Rachel Brashier
Visiting Professor, Music Education,  B.M.E. Eastern Illinois University; M.A. Eastman School of Music; M.M., Southern Illinois University.

Elly Sparks Brown
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Arts and Sciences, 2013.  B.A., Seton Hill University; M.A., The Catholic University of America; M.Div., Virginia Theological Seminary; D.Min., Wesley Theological Seminary.

Victoria Browers
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Voice, 2016. B.M., Ohio Wesleyan University; M.M. Westminster Choir College of Rider University.

Janet Cape
Assistant Professor, Music Education, 2010.  B.M., University of Victoria; M.M., Arizona State University; D.M.A., Arizona State University.

Christian Carey
Associate Professor, Theory, 2004.  B.M., Juilliard; M.M., Boston University; Ph.D., Rutgers University.

Mi-Hye Chyun
Associate Professor-Librarian and Chair, Talbott Library faculty, 1991. B.A., Sungkunkwan University, Korea; M.A. in L.S., University of Maryland.

Ingrid Clarfield
Professor, Piano, 1982. B.M., Oberlin College; M.M., Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester.

Margaret Cusack
Professor, Voice, and Chair of Voice and Piano Faculties,  1994. B.M., M.M.T., Oberlin College.

Elem Eley
Professor, Voice, 1987. B.M., Baylor University; M.M., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Miriam Eley
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Piano, 1995. B.M., Baylor University; M.M. Indiana University.

Rochelle Ellis
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Voice, 1995. B.M.E., University of Missouri, Kansas City; M.M.E., Westminster Choir College of Rider University.

Faith Esham
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Voice, 2000. B.A., Columbia Union College; B.M., M.M., The Juilliard School.

Harold Evans
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Voice, 2007. B.S., West Chester State College; M.M, Indiana University.

Thomas Faracco
Associate Professor, Voice. 1983. B.M., M.M., Westminster Choir College.

Charles Frantz
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Theory/Music History, 2000. B.M., M.M., Temple University; Ph.D., Rutgers University.

Daniel Gallagher
Adjunct Lecturer-Librarian, 2000.  B.M., Westminster Choir College of Rider University.

James Goldsworthy
Professor, Piano, 1996. B.M., M.M., Southern Methodist University; D.M.A., Stanford University.

Hugh R. Goodheart
Adjunct Assistant Professor, English, 2005. B.A., Harvard University; M. Ed., The College of New Jersey.

Theodora Hanslowe
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Voice, 2016. B.A., Cornell University; Artist Diploma, Peabody Conservatory of Music.

R. Douglas Helvering
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Theory, 2009. B.M., University of Nebraska; M.M., Westminster Choir College; D.M.A., University of Kansas.

Ronald A. Hemmel
Professor, Theory, and Director, Music Computing Center, 1994. B.M., Westminster Choir College; M.M., James Madison University; M.Phil., Ph.D., Rutgers University.

William Hobbs
Assistant Professor, Voice/Opera, 2011. B.M., University of Colorado; M.M., Eastman School of Music.

Nancy Froysland Hoerl
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Voice, 1995. B.A., Moorhead State University; M.M., Westminster Choir College of Rider University.

Al Holcomb
Associate Professor, Music Education, and Chair of Music Education, 2011. B.A., B.M.E., Texas Christian University; M.M.E., Ph.D., The Hartt School.

Eric Hung
Associate Professor, Music History, 2004. A.R.C.T., Royal Conservatory of Music; B.A., Wesleyan University; Ph.D., Stanford University.

Katherine Johnson
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Voice, 2006. B.M., University of Calgary; M.M., Manhattan School of Music.

Rachelle Jonck
Adjunct Associate Professor, Voice, 2007. B.M., University of Stellenbosch (South Africa)

James Jordan
Professor, Conducting, 1991. B.M., Susquehanna University; M.M., Ph.D., Temple University.

Kenneth Kauffman
Assistant Professor I-Librarian, 2011.  B.A., Goshen College; M.M., University of Illinois; M.L.I.S., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Jay Kawarsky
Professor, Theory, 1989. B.M.E., Iowa State University; M.M., D.M., Northwestern University.

Amy K. Kimura
Assistant Professor I-Librarian, 2011.  B.M., Skidmore College; M.S.I.S., SUNY Albany; M.A., University of Michigan.

Anthony Kosar
Professor, Music Composition, History, & Theory,  1984. B.M., West Liberty State College; M.M., Southern Illinois University; Ph.D., The Ohio State University. 

Phyllis Lehrer
Professor, Piano, 1975. A.B., University of Rochester; M.S., Juilliard School.

Matthew Lewis
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Organ, 2005. B.S., B.M., Philadelphia Biblical University; M.M., D.M.A., Juilliard School.  

Elena Livingstone-Ross
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Arts and Sciences, 1995.  Graduate, Polytechnic Institute of Leningrad; B.A., Grinnell College; M.A., Princeton University.

Robin Massie
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Voice, 2008. B.M., Westminster Choir College of Rider University; M.M., Yale University.
 
Carmen Mateiescu
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Theory/Music History, 2007. B.M., M.M., University of Music (Bucharest); Ph.D., Rutgers University.

John McBride
Adjunct Assistant Professor-Librarian, 1999. M.A., Trenton State College; B.A., M.L.S., Rutgers University.

Sean McCarther
Assistant Professor, Voice, 2012.  B.M., Baylor University; M.M., D.M., Indiana University.

Ute Mehnert
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Arts and Sciences, 2011.  M.A., Ph.D., University of Cologne.

Joe Miller
Professor, Conducting, Organ and Sacred Music, 2006. B.S., University of Tennessee; M.M., D.M.A., College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati.

Sharon Mirchandani
Professor, Theory, 1997. B.M., Bowling Green State University; M.M., Temple University; Ph.D., Rutgers University.

Mark Moliterno
Adjunct Associate Professor, Voice, 2005. B.M., M.M., Oberlin College Conservatory of Music.

Alan Morrison
Adjunct Associate Professor, Organ, 2006. B.M., M.M., Curtis Institute of Music.

Sharon Morrow
Adjunct Associate Professor, Music Education, 2008.  B.F.A., California State University at Fullerton; M.M., University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Maureen Murphy-Fernandez
Adjunct Instructor, Music Education, 2016. B.S., West Chester University.

Jane Nowakowski
Associate Professor-Librarian, 1990. B.M., Westminster Choir College; M.L.S., Rutgers University.

Colin M. Oettle
Adjunct Instructor, Music Education, 2013. B.M., Ithaca College; M.M., Rutgers University.

Marshall Onofrio
Professor, Music Education, 2007.  B.M., B.S., University of Connecticut; M.M., University of Illinois; M.M., University of Nebraska-Lincoln; D.M.A., The Ohio State University.

Carolann Page
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Voice, 2008. B.M., Curtis Institute of Music.

Thomas Parente
Associate Professor, Piano, 1993. B.A., Jersey City State College; B.M., Manhattan School of Music; M.A., Rutgers University; Dalcroze Eurhythmics License, Longy School of Music; Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia University.

J.J. Penna
Associate Professor, Piano, 1996.  B.M., Binghamton University; D.M.A., University of Michigan.

Joel Phillips
Professor, Theory, 1985. M.M., Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester; B.M., D.M.A., University of Alabama. 

Steve Pilkington
Associate Professor, Sacred Music, and Director of Chapel, 1992. B.A., St. Olaf College; M.M., University of Illinois; Ph.D., Drew University.

Eric Plutz
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Organ. B.M., Westminster Choir College; M.M., Eastman School of Music.

Agnes Poltorak
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Piano, 2000. B.M., University of British Columbia, Canada; M.M., Westminster Choir College of Rider University.

Kathy Kessler Price
Assistant Professor, Voice, 2012. B.A., University of Richmond; M.M., University of Maryland; Ph.D., University of Kansas, Lawrence.

Amanda Quist
Assistant Professor, Conducting, 2010.  B.M., Western Michigan University; M.M., Western Michigan University; D.M.A., University of North Texas.

Laura Brooks Rice
Professor, Voice, 1985. B.M., Georgia Southern College; M.M., Indiana University.

Eric Rieger
Assistant Professor, Voice, 2012.  B.M., Eastman School of Music; M.M., Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama; D.M.A., Eastman School of Music.

Elizabeth Scheiber
Professor, Voice, 2002. B.A., Western Kentucky University; M.A. Indiana University; Ph.D. Indiana University.

Kathleen Scheide
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Harpsichord, 2006. B.M., M.M., New England Conservatory, D.M.A., University of Southern California.

Debra Scurto-Davis
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Voice, 2004. B.M.E., Evangel College; M.M., Baylor University; S.M., University of Michigan.

Kathleen Ebling Shaw
Adjunct Instructor, Sacred Music, 1991. B.M., Westminster Choir College.

Paul Sheftel
Adjunct Professor, Piano, 2010. B.M., M.M., Juilliard School.

Tom T. Shelton, Jr.
Assistant Professor, Sacred Music, 2012.  B.M., M.M., University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Betty Handelman Stoloff
Adjunct Associate Professor, Piano, 1978. B.M.A., University of Michigan; M.A., Columbia University.

Elizabeth Sutton
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Voice, 2005. B.A., Bowling Green State University; M.M., College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati.

Sharon Sweet
Professor, Voice, 1999. B.S., Roberts Wesleyan College; M.M., Ithaca College.

Robert Terrio
Associate Professor-Librarian, 2002. B.M., Berklee College of Music; M.M., University of Massachusetts; M.L.S., Rutgers University.

Nova Thomas
Associate Professor, Voice, 2004.  B.M., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; M.M., Indiana University.

Timothy Urban
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Theory, 2005. B.M., M.S., State University of New York Environmental Science & Forestry; M.M., State University of New York, Binghamton; M.S.A., Sarah Lawrence College; M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers University.

Charles J. Walker
Adjunct Instructor, Voice, 1995. B.M., University of Delaware.

Sally Wolf
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Voice, 2001. B.M., Kent State University; Artist Diploma, Curtis Institute of Music.

Stefan Young
Professor, Theory, 1979. B.M., Rollins College; M.M., The Juilliard School; Ph.D., Rutgers University.

Amy Zorn
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Voice, 1996. B.M., University of Wisconsin, Madison; M.M., Boston University.

Faculty Emeriti

Barton Bartle
Professor Emeritus, Theory,. 1973. B.M., M.M., University of Michigan; Ph.D., University of Illinois.

Robert Carwithen
Adjunct Professor Emeritus, Organ. B.M., Curtis Institute of Music; M.M., Westminster Choir College of Rider University.

Harriet Chase
Professor Emerita, Theory. B.M., University of Wisconsin; M.M., Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester; Ph.D., Indiana University.

Diana Crane
Professor Emerita, Voice, 1986. B.A., Leicester University, England; M.Ed., London University.

William Dalgleish
Associate Professor Emeritus, Music History. B.M., Southeastern Louisiana College; M.M., Indiana University.

Robert Evans
Professor Emeritus, Arts and Sciences. B.A., Stanford University; B.D., Princeton Theological Seminary; D.Theol., University of Basel, Switzerland.

Ronald Filler
Professor Emeritus, Music Education, 1985. B.A., Union College; M.A., Rider College; M.S., D.Ed., University of Tennessee.

Joseph Flummerfelt
Professor Emeritus, Conducting. B.S.M., DePauw University; M.M., Philadelphia Conservatory of Music; D.M. (hon.), DePauw University; D.M.A., University of Illinois.

Anne Ackley Gray
Professor Emerita, Voice, 1982. B.A., Sarah Lawrence College; M.M., New England Conservatory.

Jeannette Jacobson
Associate Professor-Librarian Emerita. B.S., University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point; M.S. in L.S., University of Wisconsin.

Helen Kemp
Professor Emerita, Church Music and Voice. B.M., D.M. (hon.), Westminster Choir College of Rider University.

Marvin Keenze
Professor Emeritus, Voice, and Co-Director, Voice Resource Center, 1976. B.M., M.M., Westminster Choir College of Rider University.

Lois Laverty
Professor Emerita, Voice. B.M., M.M., Westminster Choir College; Artist’s Diploma, Vienna Academy of Music, Austria.

Robin A. Leaver
Professor Emeritus, Sacred Music, 1984. Dipl. in Theol., Trinity College, Bristol, England; D.Theol., State University of Groningen, Netherlands.

Donald McDonald
Professor Emeritus, Organ. B.M. Curtis Institute of Music; M.S.M., S.M.D., Union Theological Seminary.

Joan Hult Lippincott
Professor Emerita, Organ. B.M., M.M., Westminster Choir College of Rider University.

Frances Poe
Professor Emerita, Music Education. B.M., University of Georgia; M.M., Ph.D., Indiana University.

Nancy Wicklund
Professor-Librarian Emerita, 1970. B.M., Westminster Choir College; M.S. in L.S., Drexel University.

Peter D. Wright
Professor Emeritus, Theory/Music History, 1965. B.S., Juniata College; M.A., Ph.D., Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester.

David Stanley York
Professor Emeritus, Theory. B.M., Yale University; M.M., Westminster Choir College of Rider University.