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New Visual and Performing Arts Center

The new facility, expected to be complete in 2014 will house a 350-seat theater, a 150-seat black box theater, a 350-seat concert hall, an art gallery, a recording studio and state-of-the-art rehearsal, classroom and studio art facilities.

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Department of Music Faculty

Western Connecticut State University’s unique location allows it to maintain a music faculty comprised of distinguished performer-teachers of national and international acclaim and includes musicians whose professional activity in New York City metropolitan area enhances it’s reputation throughout the state and region.

Full-Time
 
 

Astrup, Margaret

Voice Area Coordinator, Applied Voice, Opera Ensemble, Diction for Singers

Begian, Jamie

Department of Music Chair & Jazz Studies Area Coordinator, Applied Jazz Guitar, Jazz Orchestra, Sight Singing and Ear Training I-IV

Callaghan, Marjorie

Musicology, Applied Horn, Chamber Music

Cuffari, Tom

Keyboard Competency, Musicianship, Musical Theatre

Ganschow, Cory

Coordinator of Music Education, Choral Ensembles

Greene, Jimmy

Assistant Coordinator of Jazz Studies, Applied Jazz Saxophone, Jazz Improvisation, Jazz Combos, Jazz Ensemble

Hirshfield, Russell

Keyboard/String Area Coordinator, Applied Piano, Music Theory, Chamber Music

Isaacs, Kevin Jay

Department of Music Associate Chair, Graduate Music Coordinator, Music Theory, Choral Ensembles

Jiménez, Luis Fernando

Applied Trombone, Instrumental Ensembles, Conducting

O’Grady, Douglas

Music Technology Coordinator, Music Technology, Music Theory, Musicianship, Music Industry

Smith, David

Brass/Percussion Area Coordinator, Applied Percussion, Percussion Ensemble

Walker, Kerry

Woodwind Are Coordinator,Applied Flute, Music Education, Chamber Music
Music Education, Symphonic Band
 
Affiliated Faculty
 
 

Goble, Daniel

Applied Saxophone, Chamber Music
 
Part-Time
 
 

Mr. Andrew Beals

Jazz Saxophone, Jazz Improvisation, Chamber Jazz, Frankensax

Ms. Constance Chase

Applied  Voice, Voice Workshop

Mr. Richard Clymer

Applied Trumpet

Ms. Gina Cuffari

Applied Bassoon, Chamber Music

Mr. Chris Cullen

Applied Clarinet, Chamber Music

Mr. Chris DeAngelis

Applied Jazz Bass

Mr. Bob D'Angelo

Music Education

Ms. Jeanne D'Angelo

Music Education

Ms. Hannah Levinson

Applied Viola

Ms. Deborah Lifton

Applied Voice

Mr. Roy Mazzacane

Applied Voice

Mr. Lee Metcalf

Evolution of Jazz and Rock Music, Chamber Jazz, Jazz Guitar Ensemble

Mr. Chris Morrison

Applied Jazz Guitar, Chamber Jazz

Mr. James David Noland

Applied Saxophone, Chamber Music, WW Methods

Mr. Javier Oviedo

Applied Saxophone, Saxophone Quartet

Ms. Victoria Paterson

Applied Violin, Chamber Music

Ms. Janelle Robinson

Applied Voice

Mr. Andrew Rodgers

Applied Tuba/Euphonium/Trombone, Brass Methods, Chamber Brass

Mr. David Ruffels

Applied Bass, Chamber Jazz

Mr. Dave Scott

Applied Jazz Trumpet, Chamber Jazz

Mr. Jeff Siegel

Applied Jazz Percussion, Chamber Jazz

Dr. Mark Snyder

Applied Oboe, Woodwind Methods

Mr. Peter Tomlinson

Applied Jazz Piano, Chamber Jazz

Mr. Richard Vaudrey

Applied Cello, Chamber Music

Dr. Richard Weidlich

Applied Voice

Ms. Deborah Weisz

Applied Jazz Trombone, Chamber Jazz

Mr. Ken Wessel

Applied Jazz Guitar, Jazz Guitar Ensemble

Mr. Dirck Westervelt

World Music

Mr. Gregg Winters

Music Technology

 

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