Faculty

Departmental Leadership

Jonathan Golove
Chair of the Department of Music
Thomas Kolor
Thomas Kolor, Percussion
Associate Chair of the Department of Music
Performance Unit Coordinator
Stephanie Vander Wel
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Charles J. Smith
Director of Graduate Studies

Composition

David Felder
David Felder, Coordinator of Composition
Ph.D. University of California at San Diego
SUNY Distinguished Professor
Birge-Cary Chair in Composition
Director, Center for 21st-Century Music
Director, June in Buffalo Festival
Artistic Director, Slee Sinfonietta
Cort Lippe
Associate Professor
Director, Lejaren Hiller Computer Music Studios
Jeffrey Stadelman
Ph.D. Harvard University
Associate Professor
Jonathan Golove
Ph.D. University at Buffalo
Associate Professor of Performance ['Cello]

Historical Musicology

James Currie
Ph.D. Columbia University
Associate Professor
Historical Musicology Unit Coordinator
Stephanie Vander Wel
Ph.D. University of California at Los Angeles
Assistant Professor
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Ph.D. Brandeis University
Clinical Assistant Professor

Music Theory

Charles Smith
Charles J. Smith, Coordinator of Theory
Ph.D. University of Michigan
Associate Professor & Slee Chair in Music Theory
Brian Moseley
Ph.D. City University of New York
Assistant Professor
Richard Plotkin
Ph.D. University of Chicago
Assistant Professor

Emeriti

  • Frina Boldt
  • Mike Burke
  • Frank J. Cipolla
  • Sylvia Dimiziani
  • David R. Fuller
  • Martha Hyde
  • William Kothe
  • Stephen Manes
  • Robert Mols
  • Jeremy Noble
  • Nancy Nuzzo
  • Harriet Simons
  • Jeffrey Stadelman
  • Edmond Strainchamps
  • William Thomson
  • Jan Williams

Performance

Jonathan Golove
Jonathan Golove, 'Cello & Coord. of Performance
Ph.D. University at Buffalo
Associate Professor
Eric Huebner
M.M. The Juilliard School
Associate Professor
Director, Concert Committee
Coordinator, June in Buffalo Performance Institute
Tom Kolor
Thomas Kolor, Percussion
M.M. The Juilliard School
Associate Professor
Jean Kopperud
M.M. The Juilliard School
Professor
Jon Nelson
Jon Nelson, Trumpet
B.M. The Juilliard School
Professor
Director, UB Concert Band
Harold Rosenbaum
Harold Rosenbaum, Choral Conducting
M.A. Queens College
Visiting Associate Professor
Director, UB Choir & UB Chorus
Rachel Lauber
Rachel Lauber, Instrumental Conducting
D.M.A. University of Michigan
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Director, UB Symphony Orchestra
Tiffany Du Mouchelle
D.M.A. UC San Diego
Adjunct Assistant Professor
John Bacon
John Bacon, Percussion
Adjunct Instructor of Music
George Caldwell
Adjunct Instructor of Music
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M.M. Cleveland Institute of Music
Adjunct Instructor of Music
Glenn Einschlag
M.M. Rice University
Adjunct Instructor of Music
Harry Fackelman
B.F.A. University at Buffalo
Adjunct Instructor of Music
Brian Greene
Brian Greene, Oboe & English Horn
M.M. Cleveland Institute of Music
Adjunct Instructor of Music
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M.M. Bowling Green State University
Adjunct Instructor of Music
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M.M. Univeristy of Texas of Austin
Adjunct Instructor of Music
Emlyn Johnson
D.M.A. Eastman School of Music
Adjunct Instructor of Music
Jonathan Lombardo
Jonathan Lombardo, Trombone & Tuba
B.M. The Juilliard School
Adjunct Instructor of Music
Roland Martin
Roland Martin, Organ & Harpsichord
M.M. SUC Fredonia
Adjunct Instructor of Music
Bobby Militello
Adjunct Instructor of Music
Jacek Muzyk
Jacek Muzyk, French Horn
M.M. Academy of Music, Krakow
M.M. Mannes College of Music
Adjunct Instructor of Music
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Daniel Pendley, Double Bass
M.M. University of Cincinnati
Adjunct Instructor of Music
Sungmin Shin
Sungmin Shin, Guitar & Electric Guitar
M.M. Eastman School of Music
Adjunct Instructor of Music
Michael Wagner
Michael Wagner, Electric Bass
Adjunct Instructor of Music