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Classical: Brass | Classical Guitar | Percussion | Piano | Strings | Woodwinds | Classical Composition | Voice and Opera Studies 

JazzJazz Studies 

Music and Technology: Studio Composition | Studio Production 

Academic Studies: Music History, Theory, Solfège, and Keyboard Studies

Faculty Emeriti


Classical

Board of Study Coordinator


Brass

Program Head

Faculty


Classical Guitar

Program Head


Percussion

Program Head

Faculty


Piano

Program Heads

Faculty

 


Strings

Program Head

Faculty


Woodwinds

Faculty

  • Kemp Jernigan

    Kemp Jernigan

    Lecturer (Part-time)
    • BM, The Hartt School at The University of Hartford
    • Performer’s Certificate, Purchase College, SUNY
    • MM, Yale University
  • Adrian Morejon

    Adrian Morejon

    Visiting Affiliate Artist (Part-time), Bassoon
    • BM, Curtis Institute of Music
    • MM, Artist Diploma, Yale University
    adrian.morejon@purchase.edu
  • Ayako Oshima Neidich

    Ayako Oshima Neidich

    Assistant Professor of Music (Part-time), Clarinet
    • BM, Toho School of Music (Tokyo)
    • additional studies, Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester
    ayako.oshima@purchase.edu

Classical Composition

Faculty


Voice and Opera Studies

Program Head

Faculty


Jazz Studies

Program Head

Faculty


Studio Composition

Program Head

Faculty


Studio Production

Program Head

Faculty


Music History, Theory, Solfège, and Keyboard Studies


Faculty Emeriti

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    Raymond Des Roches

    Associate Professor Emeritus of Music
    • BM, MM, Manhattan School of Music
  • Robert Fertitta 

    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
  • Hal Galper 

    Hal Galper

    Lecturer Emeritus in Music, Piano
    • Diploma, Berklee College of Music
  • Frederic Hand 

    Frederic Hand

    Lecturer Emeritus in Music
    • BM, Mannes College of Music
    • Guitar studies with Leonid Bolotine, Julian Bream, Albert Valdes-Blain, and Jim Hall
    frederic.hand@purchase.edu 
  • Dennis Helmrich 

    Dennis Helmrich

    Assistant Professor Emeritus of Music
    • BM, MM, Yale University
  • Marianna Khazanova-Salzman 

    Marianna Khazanova-Salzman

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

    Steven Lubin

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

    Humbert Lucarelli

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

    Donald MacCourt

    Professor Emeritus of Music
    • BA, San Francisco State College
    • MM, Manhattan School of Music
  • James McElwaine 

    James McElwaine

    Professor Emeritus of Music
    • BM, University of North Texas
    • MM, Yale University
    • Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Faculty Service
  • Sandra Miller 

    Sandra Miller

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

    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
  • David F. Ostwald 

    David F. Ostwald

    Assistant Professor Emeritus of Music
    • BA, Reed College
    • MFA, PhD, Carnegie Mellon University
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    Daphne Spottiswoode

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