Full-time Faculty

Ted Conner Department Chair
Professor of Music

Ph.D., University of Connecticut
M.M., University of Michigan
B.A., John Hopkins University; B.M., New England Conservatory
   
Andrew Ardizzoia Assistant Professor of Music
Director of Composition & Instrumental Studies
D.M.A., The Hartt School, University of Hartford
M.M., Arizona State University
B.M., University of the Pacific
   
Kassandra Hartford Assistant Professor of Music
Ph.D., Stony Brook University
M.M., Stony Brook University
B.A., Mount Holyoke College
   
Christopher Jackson Assistant Professor of Music
Director of Choral & Vocal Studies
D.M.A., University of North Texas
M.M., Westminster Choir College
B.A., Oklahoma State University
   

Paul Murphy

Professor of Music
Ph.D., Music Theory, The University of Texas at Austin
M.M., Music Theory, The University of Texas at Austin
M.M., Piano Performance, Texas Christian University
B.M., Piano Performance, The University of New Mexico
   
Vincent Trovato Lecturer &Staff Accompanist
B.M. in Composition, Boston University

Part-time and Adjunct Faculty

Robert Arnold Piano
B.M., Temple University

Eduardo Azzati Voice
B.M., Juan José Castro State Conservatory of Music
M.M., Westminster Choir College
Jessica Beebe 

Voice
B.M., University of Delaware  
M.M., Indiana University
Performance Certificate from London's Royal College of Music 

Daniel Boring Guitar
B.M., State University of New York at Buffalo
M.M., Ithaca College School of Music


Ralph Brodt, III Low Brass
B.M. Moravian College

Patricia Koch Budlong   Voice
B.S., West Chester University
M.M., DePaul University
Performance Certificate (Opera), DePaul University


Ellie Escher Voice
B.A., Scripps College
M.M.,Westminster Choir College

Maja Lisa FritzHuspen Voice
B.M., Augsburg College
M.M. Vocal Performance, University of Iowa
M.F.A. Vocal Performance, University of Iowa

Anthony Gairo

Saxophone/Jazz
B.M. Temple University

Fiona Jackson Voice
M.M. The University of North Texas
B.M. Westminster Choir College
Shari Gleason-Mayrhofer Horn
B.M., Oberlin College Conservatory
M.M. University of Wisconsin
M.M. Georgia State University
Stephen Groat String Bass
Jill Haley

Oboe
B.M. Temple University

Donald Hughes Trumpet
B.M. in Performance, The Curtis Institute of Music
Performance Certificate, The Philadelphia College of the Arts


Donna Janusko Voice
B.M., Ashland University
M.A., Ohio State University
M.M., Ohio State University
Artist Diploma, Carnegie Mellon University
A.I.M.S., Graz, Austria

Katherine Kaiser Lecturer, Music Theory & Technology; Voice
B.A., Mount Holyoke College
M.A., Stony Brook University
Ph.D., Stony Brook University
John Kennedy Voice
B.A.Voice Performance
B.S. Mus. Ed., Peabody Conservatory of Music


Tom Kozic Jazz/Contemporary Guitar

Darin Lewis Lecturer, Music Theory; Organ
D.M.A., Boston University
M.A., City College of New York
M.M., Yale University
B.A., University of Southern California
Lauren Curnow Madigan Voice
B.A. Theatre Arts and English, Muhlenberg College
Masters in Music, The Julliard School
Masters in Opera Performance, The Curtis Institute of Music

Elizabeth Manus Piano
B.M., University of Michigan
Diploma in Piano Accompanying, Curtis Institute of Music
M.M., University of the Arts


James Maroney Voice
B.S., Western Connecticut State College
M.M., Ithaca College
Artist Diploma, Hartt School - University of Hartford
Ed.D., Teachers College - Columbia University

Elaine Martin Flute
B.M.E., Temple University

Brian Ming Chu Voice
B.F.A. Architecture, Cornell University
M.M. Voice/Opera, Peabody Conservatory of Music

Annie Petit Piano
Diploma, Paris Conservatory

Gary Rissmiller Drums
B.S. Mus. Ed., Moravian College

Anthony Simons Clarinet/Saxophone
B.S., West Chester University
M.M., University of Illinois, Urbana
Artist Diploma, Peabody Conservatory of Music.


Audrey Simons Cello
B.M., Susquehanna University
M.M., Temple University
 

James Thoma Percussion
B.M. The Juilliard School
M.M. The Juilliard School


June Thomas Voice
B.A., East Stroudsburg University
M.M., University of the Arts


Steve Voigt Lecturer, Music Theory 
B.M., Northern Illinois University
M.A., University of California at San Diego
Ph.D., Univeristy of California at San Diego 
Christa Warda Soprano
B.M. Peabody Conservatory of Music
AIMS program in Graz, Austria

Paul Windt Violin
B.M. The Curtis Institute of Music

Departmental Staff

Sheri Busolits
Office Manager
Center for the Arts, 255
484-664-3363