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School of Music Faculty

Dr. Christopher Brellochs, Dean
B.M., Ithaca College; M.A., New York University; D.M.A., Rutgers University

 

Brass and Percussion

Allyson Keyser, Professor
B.M., Virginia Commonwealth University; M.M., D.M.A., University of North Carolina; State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2017

Dylan Canterbury, Adjunct Instructor of Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Studies

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

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 

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

Brian Patneaude, Adjunct Instructor of Saxophone, Jazz Studies
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

Andre O'Neil, Adjunct Instructor of Cello 
B.A., Yale University; Post-Graduate Certificate, Royal Conservatory (The Hague, Netherlands)

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

Music Audio Technology

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

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

Marcus Thomas, Adjunct Instructor of Music Business 
A.A., University of Florida; B.A., Georgia State University; M.A., University of Georgia; M.F.A., Full Sail University; J.D., Georgia State University College of Law

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

Voice

Joseph Han, Instructor
B.M., Seoul National University; M.M., Carnegie Mellon University; D.M.A., Stony Brook University

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

Arla JN Wilding, Adjunct Instructor of Voice and Piano
A.S., SUNY 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

Maura Hall, Adjunct Instructor of Piano

Gili Melamed-Lev, Adjunct Instructor of Piano
B.M., The Juilliard School; M.A., Montclair State College

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

Harp

Karlinda Caldicott, Adjunct Instructor of Harp
B.M., Cleveland Institute of Music

Guitar

Kevin Grudecki, Adjunct Instructor of Guitar, Guitar Ensembles
A.S., SUNY 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., SUNY Schenectady County Community College; B.M., M.M., Manhattan School of Music

Music Education

Carolyn Slezak, Adjunct Instructor of Music Education

Accompanists

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

World Music

David Gleason, Adjunct Instructor of Ethnomusicology
B.M., Crane School of Music; M.A., Tufts University