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Conservatory of Music: Faculty Emeriti

Alvin Brehm, Professor Emeritus of Music (composition, double bass, chamber music)
BS, MA, Columbia University; Graduate Diploma, The Juilliard School.

Raymond Des Roches, Associate Professor Emeritus of Music (percussion)
BM, MM, Manhattan School of Music.

Robert Fertitta, Associate Professor Emeritus of Music (organ, harpsichord, music theory)
BA, Hunter College, City University of New York; MA, Queens College, City University of New York; studied with Nadia Boulanger at L’Ecoles d’Art Americaines de Fontainebleau.

Hal Galper, Lecturer Emeritus in Music (jazz studies: piano)
Diploma, Berklee College of Music.

Frederic Hand
Lecturer Emeritus in Music
(classical guitar)
BM, Mannes College of Music. Guitar studies with Leonid Bolotine, Julian Bream, Albert Valdes-Blain, and Jim Hall.

Dennis Helmrich, Assistant Professor Emeritus of Music (vocal studies)
BM, MM, Yale University.

Humbert Lucarelli, Assistant Professor Emeritus of Music (oboe)
BM, Chicago Musical College, Roosevelt University.

Donald MacCourt, Professor Emeritus of Music (bassoon)
BA, San Francisco State College; MM, Manhattan School of Music.

James McElwaine Professor Emeritus of Music (studio composition)
BM, University of North Texas; MM, Yale University. SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Faculty Service.

Sandra Miller, Professor Emerita of Music (flute, solfège)
BM, Curtis Institute of Music.

Anthony Newman, Professor Emeritus of Music (organ, harpsichord, composition, music history, theory, performance practice)
Diplóme Superieure, l’Ecole Normale de Musique (Paris); BS, Mannes College of Music; MA, Harvard University; DMA, Boston University.

David Ostwald, Assistant Professor Emeritus of Music (opera studies)
BA, Reed College; MFA, PhD, Carnegie Mellon University.

Marianna Khazanova Salzman, Associate Professor Emerita of Music (piano, keyboard studies)
Diploma, Moscow State Conservatory of Music; MPP, Gnesin Musical and Pedagogical Institute (Moscow).

Daphne Spottiswoode, Associate Professor Emerita of Music (piano, keyboard studies)
Scholarship studies, Royal Academy of Music.

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