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Salvatore Macchia

Salvatore Macchia

Chair & Professor, Composition, String Bass

smacchia@music.umass.edu

(413) 545-3306

Letter "From the Chair"


271 Fine Arts Center


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smacchia@music.umass.edu

(413) 545-3306

Letter "From the Chair"


271 Fine Arts Center


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Thomas Vacanti, Dance Program Director

Thomas Vacanti

Dance Program Director, Associate Professor

tvacanti@dance.umass.edu

(413) 545-4078

Personal Website


11 Totman Building


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tvacanti@dance.umass.edu

(413) 545-4078

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11 Totman Building


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Daniel Albert, Assistant Professor of Music Education

Daniel Albert

Assistant Professor of Music Education

dalbert@umass.edu

(413) 545-9302


358 Fine Arts Center


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dalbert@umass.edu

(413) 545-9302


358 Fine Arts Center


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Timothy T. Anderson

Timothy T. Anderson

Senior Lecturer, Director of the Minuteman Marching Band

tanderson@music.umass.edu

(413) 545-6061


George N. Parks Minuteman Marching Band Building, Room 207


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tanderson@music.umass.edu

(413) 545-6061


George N. Parks Minuteman Marching Band Building, Room 207


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Edward Arron, cello

Edward Arron

Assistant Professor, Cello

Brent Auerbach, music theory & Grad Program Director

Brent Auerbach

Associate Professor, Music Theory

auerbach@music.umass.edu

(413) 545-0521


361 Fine Arts Center


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auerbach@music.umass.edu

(413) 545-0521


361 Fine Arts Center


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Eric Berlin, trumpet

Eric Berlin

Professor, Trumpet (On sabbatical leave, 2019-20)

John Bottomley, tuba

John Bottomley

Senior Lecturer, Tuba & Euphonium

jbottoml@music.umass.edu


277 Fine Arts Center


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jbottoml@music.umass.edu


277 Fine Arts Center


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Elizabeth Chang, violin

Elizabeth Chang

Professor, Violin

echang@music.umass.edu

(413) 545-0023

Personal website


283 Fine Arts Center


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echang@music.umass.edu

(413) 545-0023

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283 Fine Arts Center


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Fredric T. Cohen, oboe

Fredric T. Cohen

Professor, Oboe

fcohen@music.umass.edu

(413) 545-4688

Personal website


272 Fine Arts Center


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fcohen@music.umass.edu

(413) 545-4688

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272 Fine Arts Center


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Romie de Guise-Langlois, clarinet

Romie de Guise-Langlois

Assistant Professor, Clarinet

Paul Anthony Dennis

Paul Anthony Dennis

Associate Professor; Modern Dance, NYPOP Coordinator, Co-Director of University Dancers

pdennis@dance.umass.edu

(413) 545-6062

Personal website


11 Totman Building


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pdennis@dance.umass.edu

(413) 545-6062

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11 Totman Building


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Cobus du Toit, flute

Cobus du Toit

Assistant Professor, Flute

Robert Eisenstein, early music

Robert Eisenstein

Adjunct Faculty (Mt. Holyoke College), Early Music Coordinator

reisenst@music.umass.edu

(413) 478-7281


170 Fine Arts Center


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reisenst@music.umass.edu

(413) 478-7281


170 Fine Arts Center


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Robert Ferrier, jazz guitar

Robert Ferrier

Adjunct Faculty, Jazz Studies, Jazz Guitar

rferrier@music.umass.edu


167 Fine Arts Center


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rferrier@music.umass.edu


167 Fine Arts Center


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Thomas Giampietro, jazz drums

Thomas Giampietro

Lecturer, Jazz Studies, Drum Set

thomasg@music.umass.edu


149M Fine Arts Center


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thomasg@music.umass.edu


149M Fine Arts Center


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Molly Christie Gonzalez, dance and dance education faculty

Molly Christie González

Assistant Professor; Dance/Dance Education

mchristie@dance.umass.edu

(413) 545-6064


11 Totman Building


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mchristie@dance.umass.edu

(413) 545-6064


11 Totman Building


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Thomas Hannum, percussion, Assoc. Dir. of the Minuteman Marching Band

Thomas Hannum

Senior Lecturer II, Percussion; Marching Band Assoc. Director, Marimba Program Coordinator

hannum@music.umass.edu

(413) 545-6060

Thom Hannum's MOBILE PERCUSSION SEMINAR link


George N. Parks Minuteman Marching Band Building, Room 202


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hannum@music.umass.edu

(413) 545-6060

Thom Hannum's MOBILE PERCUSSION SEMINAR link


George N. Parks Minuteman Marching Band Building, Room 202


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William Hite, tenor

William Hite

Associate Professor, Voice

Jeffrey W. Holmes, Jazz & African-American Music Studies

Jeffrey W. Holmes

Professor, Director of Jazz & African American Music Studies, Composition, Conductor

jwholmes@music.umass.edu

(413) 545-6046

Personal Website


252 Fine Arts Center


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jwholmes@music.umass.edu

(413) 545-6046

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252 Fine Arts Center


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Jason Hooper, music theory

Jason Hooper

Senior Lecturer, Music Theory

hooper@music.umass.edu


360 Fine Arts Center


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hooper@music.umass.edu


360 Fine Arts Center


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Jonathan Hulting-Cohen

Jonathan Hulting-Cohen

Assistant Professor, Saxophone

hultingcohen@music.umass.edu

(413) 545-2810

Personal Website


258 Fine Arts Center


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hultingcohen@music.umass.edu

(413) 545-2810

Personal Website


258 Fine Arts Center


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Catherine Jensen-Hole, jazz voice

Catherine Jensen-Hole

Senior Lecturer II, Vocal Jazz, Undergraduate Composition & Arranging

jensen-hole@music.umass.edu


149N Fine Arts Center


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jensen-hole@music.umass.edu


149N Fine Arts Center


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Gary S. Karpinski, music theory & aural skills

Gary S. Karpinski

Professor, Music Theory

garykarp@music.umass.edu


359 Fine Arts Center


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garykarp@music.umass.edu


359 Fine Arts Center


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Ayano Kataoka, percussion

Ayano Kataoka

Associate Professor, Percussion

Erinn E. Knyt

Erinn E. Knyt

Associate Professor, Music History; Graduate Program Director

eknyt@music.umass.edu

(413) 545-1247


366 Fine Arts Center


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eknyt@music.umass.edu

(413) 545-1247


366 Fine Arts Center


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Ludmila Krasin, photo by Eric Berlin

Ludmila V. Krasin

Senior Lecturer, Piano

lkrasin@music.umass.edu

(413) 577-1165


265 Fine Arts Center


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lkrasin@music.umass.edu

(413) 577-1165


265 Fine Arts Center


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Lance Lehmberg

Lance Lehmberg

Lecturer, Music Appreciation

lancel@music.umass.edu

(413) 768-7507


355 Fine Arts Center


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lancel@music.umass.edu

(413) 768-7507


355 Fine Arts Center


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Lisa J. Lehmberg, music education (coordinator)

Lisa J. Lehmberg

Associate Professor, Music Education

lehmberg@umass.edu


355 Fine Arts Center


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lehmberg@umass.edu


355 Fine Arts Center


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Bronwen MacArthur, dance faculty

Bronwen MacArthur

Lecturer, Dance

bmacarthur@dance.umass.edu

(413) 545-6062


11 Totman Building


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bmacarthur@dance.umass.edu

(413) 545-6062


11 Totman Building


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Aston K. McCullough

Aston K. McCullough

Assistant Professor of Dance Science

mccullough@umass.edu


11 Totman Building


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mccullough@umass.edu


11 Totman Building


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Marjorie Melnick, mezzo-soprano, voice faculty

Marjorie Melnick

Senior Lecturer, Voice

melnick@music.umass.edu


262 Fine Arts Center


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melnick@music.umass.edu


262 Fine Arts Center


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Joshua Michal, horn

Joshua Michal

Assistant Professor, Horn

jmichal@music.umass.edu


270 Fine Arts Center


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jmichal@music.umass.edu


270 Fine Arts Center


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Morihiko Nakahara, Director of Orchestral Activities

Morihiko Nakahara

Assistant Professor, Director of Orchestral Studies

mnakahara@umass.edu


259 Fine Arts Center


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mnakahara@umass.edu


259 Fine Arts Center


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Olabode Omajola, Five College professor, ethnomusicology

Olabode Omojola

Five College Professor, Ethnomusicology

bomojola@mtholyoke.edu

(413) 538-2483


209 Pratt Hall | Mt. Holyoke College


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bomojola@mtholyoke.edu

(413) 538-2483


209 Pratt Hall | Mt. Holyoke College


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Stephen A. Paparo

Stephen A. Paparo

Associate Professor, Music Education, Choral Conductor

spaparo@music.umass.edu


357 Fine Arts Center


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spaparo@music.umass.edu


357 Fine Arts Center


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Emiliano Ricciardi, music history

Emiliano Ricciardi

Assistant Professor, Music History

ericciardi@music.umass.edu


364 Fine Arts Center


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ericciardi@music.umass.edu


364 Fine Arts Center


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Marianna Ritchey

Marianna Ritchey

Assistant Professor, Music History

mritchey@umass.edu


362 Fine Arts Center, Lively Arts Office


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mritchey@umass.edu


362 Fine Arts Center, Lively Arts Office


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Felipe Salles, jazz saxophone and composition

Felipe Salles

Associate Professor, Jazz Studies, Composition, Saxophone

Nadine Shank, coordinator of piano and collaborative piano

Nadine Shank

Professor, Piano, Collaborative Piano

Christine Sirard, Marching Band Assistant Director & Visual Coordinator

Christine McHugh Sirard

Lecturer, Assistant Conductor & Visual Coordinator of the Minuteman Marching Band

csirard@umass.edu


George Parks Marching Band Building


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csirard@umass.edu


George Parks Marching Band Building


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Gregory Spiridopoulos

Gregory Spiridopoulos

Associate Professor, Trombone

gspiro@music.umass.edu


260 Fine Arts Center


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gspiro@music.umass.edu


260 Fine Arts Center


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Nikki Stoia

Nikki Stoia

HFA Associate Dean, Honors Program Director, Senior Lecturer II

nrs@cas.umass.edu

(413) 545-6152


E-202 South College


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nrs@cas.umass.edu

(413) 545-6152


E-202 South College


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Remy Taghavi

Rémy Taghavi

Lecturer, Bassoon

rtaghavi@umass.edu


167 Fine Arts Center


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rtaghavi@umass.edu


167 Fine Arts Center


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Ryan Taycher, Music Theory

Ryan Taycher

Lecturer, Music Theory

rtaycher@umass.edu


356 Fine Arts Center


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rtaycher@umass.edu


356 Fine Arts Center


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Tony Thornton, Director of Choral Activities

Tony Thornton

Associate Professor, Director of Choral Studies

tonyt@music.umass.edu

(413) 545-0437


253 Fine Arts Center


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tonyt@music.umass.edu

(413) 545-0437


253 Fine Arts Center


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Fumi Tomita, jazz bass

Shigefumi Tomita

Assistant Professor, String Bass (Jazz)

stomita@music.umass.edu


251 Fine Arts Center


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stomita@music.umass.edu


251 Fine Arts Center


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Gilles Vonsattel, piano

Gilles Vonsattel

Associate Professor, Piano

Matthew Westgate, Director of Wind Studies

Matthew Westgate

Assistant Professor, Director of Wind Studies

mwestgate@music.umass.edu

(413) 545-6056


257 Fine Arts Center


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mwestgate@music.umass.edu

(413) 545-6056


257 Fine Arts Center


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Christopher Wm. White

Christopher White

Assistant Professor, Music Theory