Faculty

William Meckley, Dean
B.A., Fairmont State College; M.M., Ohio University; Ph.D., Eastman School of Music of the University of Rochester; State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1996; State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities, 2005; State University Chancellor’s Award for Professional Service, 2016

Brass and Percussion

Allyson Keyser, Assistant Professor
B.M., Virginia Commonwealth University; M.M., D.M.A., University of North Carolina

Clifford Brucker, Adjunct Instructor of Percussion, Piano, Jazz Studies, Music Business
B.M., SUNY Potsdam; M.S., The College of St. Rose

Andrew Janack, Adjunct Instructor of Percussion/Director SCCC Percussion Ensemble
A.S. Schenectady County Community College; B.M., Crane School of Music; M.M., University of Connecticut

Nachiko Maekane, Adjunct Instructor of Percussion
Graduate, Osaka College of Music (Japan), advanced studies at Philadelphia College of Performing Arts

Philip Pandori, Adjunct Instructor of Trombone and Low Brass
B.M., SUNY Potsdam; M.M., The Hartt School

Katy Svatek, Adjunct Instructor of Horn
B.M., SUNY Potsdam; M.M., Michigan State University

Woodwinds and Strings

Brett Wery, Professor
B.M., North Carolina School of the Arts; M.A., University of Denver; State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2003; Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities, 2013

Karen Hosmer, Associate Professor
B.M., Oberlin College; M.M., Michigan State University; D.M.A., Temple University; State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2009

Thomas Gerbino, Adjunct Instructor of Woodwinds
B.S., Mansfield University; M.M., Ithaca College

Krassimir Ivanov, Adjunct Instructor of Bassoon
B.A., Bulgarian Music Conservatory; M.M., University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Artist Diploma, Duquesne University 

Petia Kassarova, Adjunct Instructor of Cello
M.M. University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Artist Diploma, Duquesne University; Bulgarian Conservatory, Sofia.

Bobby Kendall, Adjunct Instructor of Double and Electric Bass
B.A., Skidmore College; M.M., SUNY Purchase

Brian Patneaude, Adjunct Instructor of Saxophone, Jazz Studie
B.M. College of St. Rose; Graduate Studies, Cincinnati College Conservatory

Ann-Marie Barker Schwartz, Adjunct Instructor of Violin, Viola
B.M., Boston University; M.A., University of Albany

Norman Thibodeau, Adjunct Instructor of Flute, Flute Ensemble
B.A., SUNY Albany; M.M., M.M., Peabody Conservatory

Music Audio Technology

Sten Isachsen, Assistant Professor
A.S. Schenectady County Community College; B.M., Ithaca College; M.M., Ithaca College 

Jason Brown, Adjunct Instructor of Music Audio Technology
B.A., Skidmore College

Frank Moskowitz, Adjunct Instructor of Music Audio Technology
B.S., The College of St. Rose

Voice

Yiping Wu, Professor
B.A., Nanjing Normal University; M.A., Radford University; D.M.A., The University of Iowa

Susan Fedak, Adjunct Instructor of Voice
B.M., Hope College

Christina Pickreign, Adjunct Instructor of Voice
B.A., SUNY Albany; M.M.E., Westminster Choir College

Mia Scirocco, Adjunct Instructor of Voice and Rock Music Styles
M.S., B.S., The College of St. Rose

Sherri Strichman, Adjunct Instructor of Voice
B.A., SUNY Binghamton; M.M., Syracuse University

Arla Wilding, Adjunct Instructor of Voice and Piano
A.S., Schenectady County Community College; B.A., SUNY Albany

Piano/Organ

Mark Evans, Assistant Professor
B.M., Mannes College of Music; M.M., College of Saint Rose

Barbara Aldi, Adjunct Instructor of Piano, Piano Classes
B.S., Crane School of Music. Graduate Studies at SUNY Potsdam, SUNY Albany, Ithaca College, Union College, Kodaly Institute and Saratoga/Potsdam Choral Institute

Alfred Fedak, Adjunct Instructor of Organ
B.A., B.M., Hope College; M.A., Montclair State College

Gili Melamed-Lev, Adjunct Instructor of Piano
B.M., The Juilliard School

Guitar

Kevin Grudecki, Adjunct Instructor of Guitar, Guitar Ensembles
A.S., Schenectady County Community College; B.M., Berklee College of Music; M.M., University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Paul Quigley, Adjunct Instructor of Guitar, Guitar Ensembles
A.S., Schenectady County Community College; B.M., M.M., Manhattan School of Music

James Wilson, Adjunct Instructor of Guitar
B.A., SUNY Plattsburgh

Music Education

Annette Heilman, Adjunct Instructor of Music Education
B.S., The College of St. Rose; M.S., SUNY Albany; Orff and Kodaly Certification 

Accompanists

Maria Elmer, Adjunct Accompanist
B.M., Nazareth College

Dequan Yin, Adjunct Accompanist, Instructor of Piano
B.M., Shandong Normal University; M.M., Shandong College of Arts (China)