Department Chair

  • Mina Kim, Chair of Classical Instrumental Studies and Director of Purchase Symphony Orchestra

    Mina Kim

    Assistant Professor
    Orchestra Director
    • BM, Busan National University
    • MM, Artist Diploma, Purchase College, SUNY
    • Professional Studies Diploma, Mannes College, The New School for Music
    mina.kim@purchase.edu

Strings

Faculty

Piano

Faculty

  • Stephanie Brown

    Associate Professor of Music , Piano
    Program Head, Piano
    • BM, The Juilliard School
    stephanie.brown@purchase.edu
  • Pianist Vanessa Perez

    Vanessa Perez

    Lecturer of Music, Piano (Part-time)

    Yale University - Performance certificate 
     Imola, Italy Accademia Pianistica Incontri Col Maestro
     Royal Academy of Music, London, England. LRAM Teaching license, Professional Certificate with Honors

  • Jennifer Undercofler

    Associate Professor of Practice in Music
    Director, Conservatory of Music
    • BM, MM, The Juilliard School
    • DMA, Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester
    jennifer.undercofler@purchase.edu

Brass

Program Head

Faculty

Percussion

Program Head

Woodwinds

Program Head

Faculty

Classical Guitar

Program Head

Ensembles


Faculty Emeriti

  • Raymond Des Roches

    Raymond Des Roches

    Associate Professor Emeritus of Music
    • BM, MM, Manhattan School of Music
  • Dominic Donato

    Assistant Professor Emeritus of Music
    • BA, MM, Stony Brook University, SUNY
    • DMA, Manhattan School of Music
  • Robert Fertitta

    Associate Professor Emeritus of Music
    • BA, Hunter College, City University of New York
    • MA, Queens College, City University of New York
    • Studied with Nadia Boulanger at L’Écoles d’Art Americaines de Fontainebleau
  • Frederic Hand

    Lecturer Emeritus in Music
    • BM, Mannes College of Music
    • Guitar studies with Leonid Bolotine, Julian Bream, Albert Valdes-Blain, and Jim Hall
  • Marianna Khazanova-Salzman

    Associate Professor Emerita of Music
    • Diploma, Moscow State Conservatory of Music
    • MPP, Gnesin Musical and Pedagogical Institute (Moscow)
  • Julia Lichten

    Julia Lichten

    Associate Professor Emerita of Music, Cello
    • BA, Harvard University
    • MM, New England Conservatory
    julia.lichten@purchase.edu
  • Steven Lubin

    Steven Lubin

    Professor Emeritus of Music
    • BA, Harvard University
    • MM, The Julliard School
    • PhD, New York University
  • Humbert Lucarelli

    Assistant Professor Emeritus of Music
    • BM, Chicago Musical College, Roosevelt University
  • Donald MacCourt

    Professor Emeritus of Music
    • BA, San Francisco State College
    • MM, Manhattan School of Music
  • Sandra Miller

    Professor Emerita of Music
    • BM, Curtis Institute of Music
  • Anthony Newman

    Professor Emeritus of Music
    • Diplome Superieure, l’Ecole Normale de Musique (Paris)
    • BS, Mannes College of Music
    • MA, Harvard University
    • DMA, Boston University
  • Paul Ostrovsky, Piano

    Paul Ostrovsky

    Professor Emeritus of Music, Piano
    • MM, Moscow State Conservatory of Music
    paul.ostrovsky@purchase.edu
  • Daphne Spottiswoode

    Associate Professor Emerita of Music
    • Scholarship studies, Royal Academy of Music (England)