Faculty

Erin Gee
Erin Gee
Department Chair (AY 2022-2023)
Associate Professor of Composition
781-736-3335 Slosberg Music Center, 220

Website: erin-gee.com

Expertise: Composition, theory and analysis.

Mark Berger
Mark Berger
Viola, Lydian String Quartet
Associate Professor of the Practice of Music
781-736-3329 Slosberg Music Center, 126A

Expertise: Chamber music, contemporary performance techniques, music theory, music analysis, counterpoint, composition.

Yu-Hui Chang
Yu-Hui Chang
Director of Graduate Studies in Composition and Theory
Professor of Composition
781-736-3317 Slosberg Music Center, 225

Website: yuhuichang.com

Expertise: Composition, theory and analysis.

Eric Chasalow
Eric Chasalow
Irving G. Fine Professor of Music
781-736-3312 Slosberg Music Center, 236

Website: ericchasalow.com

Expertise: Composition, analysis, electronic and computer music.

Karen Desmond
Karen Desmond
Department Chair (on leave AY 2022-2023)
Associate Professor of Music
781-736-3211 Slosberg Music Center, 237

Website: blog.arsmusicae.org

Expertise: History of music notation, late medieval French and English music and theory, paleography, music and ideas, digital editions, digital musicology.

Robert Duff
Robert Duff
Undergraduate Advising Head; Undergraduate Advisor, Vocal Performance Track
Associate Professor of the Practice of Music; Conductor, University Chorus and Chamber Singers
781-736-3324 Slosberg Music Center, 210

Expertise: Choral music, conducting, vocal pedagogy, vocal repertoire.

Emily Frey
Emily Frey
(on leave fall 2022)
Assistant Professor of Music
781-736-3321 Slosberg Music Center, 216

Expertise: Music of the "long" nineteenth century; Russian music, literature, and cultural history; history of opera; music and literature; music, politics, and law; Romanticism and realism; voice studies; music criticism; operatic acting.

Bradford Garvey poses in a garden
Bradford Garvey
Director of Graduate Studies in Musicology (fall 2022)
Undergraduate Advisor, History & Culture Track; Assistant Professor of Music
781-736-3334 Slosberg Music Center, 218

Website: bradfordjgarvey.com

Expertise: Ethnomusicology, Middle Eastern/Arab music, music and language (linguistic anthropology), Iraqi Maqām, analysis of rhythm and timbre, economic ethnomusicology.

Julia Glenn
Julia Glenn
Violin, Lydian String Quartet
Associate Professor of the Practice of Music
781-736-3315 Slosberg Music Center, 222

Expertise: Chamber music, contemporary performance techniques, Chinese contemporary music, performance and analysis.

Joshua Gordon
Joshua Gordon
Undergraduate Advisor, Instrumental Performance Track
Cello, Lydian String Quartet; Professor of the Practice of Music
781-736-3338 Slosberg Music Center, 126B

Expertise: Chamber music, teamwork and ensemble interaction, performance psychology and preparation for concerts and auditions, music appreciation and understanding (theory, structure, character, expression, ear training, rhythm, intonation), educational outreach.

Neal Hampton
Neal Hampton
Conductor, Brandeis-Wellesley Orchestra
Associate Professor of the Practice of Music
781-736-3328 Slosberg Music Center, 235

Official Brandeis-Wellesley Orchestra Website

Expertise: Conducting, musical theater composition, jazz history.

Sarah Mead
Sarah Mead
Director, Early Music Ensemble
Professor of the Practice of Music
781-736-2935 Slosberg Music Center, 229

Website: nb-viols.org

Expertise: Historical performance practice, sixteenth-century music theory, viola da gamba, lyra-viol, renaissance ensembles, Baroque chamber music, choral conducting.

Robert Nieske
Robert Nieske
Director, Jazz Ensemble
Professor of the Practice of Music
781-736-3325 Slosberg Music Center, 235

Expertise: Jazz improvisation, composition, arranging and history, instrumental study.

David Rakowski
David Rakowski
Undergraduate Advisor, Composition Track
Walter W. Naumburg Professor of Composition
781-736-3339 Slosberg Music Center, 217

Expertise: Composition, theory and analysis.

Andrea Segar
Andrea Segar
Violin, Lydian String Quartet
Associate Professor of the Practice of Music
781-736-3313 Slosberg Music Center, 125

Expertise: Chamber music, performance and analysis.

Visiting Faculty

Taylor Ackley plays the mandolin
Taylor Ackley
Visiting Assistant Professor of Music
Slosberg Music Center, 224

Website: taylorackleymusic.com

Expertise: Composition, ethnomusicology.

Katie Callam
Katie Callam
Lecturer in Music
Slosberg Music Center, 216

Expertise: Historical musicology, American music historiography.

Justin Casinghino
Justin Casinghino
Lecturer in Music
Slosberg Music Center, 216

Expertise: Theory and analysis.

Emily Richmond Pollock
Emily Richmond Pollock
Adjunct Associate Professor of Music
Slosberg Music Center, 237

Expertise: Opera, history and culture.

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