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

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
John Verkuilen Visiting Associate Professor of Music
M.M., Boston Conservatory
B.A., Macalester College

Part-time and Adjunct Faculty

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

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

Daniel Boring Guitar
M.M., Ithaca College School of Music
B.M., State University of New York at Buffalo
Ralph Brodt, III Low Brass
B.M., Moravian College

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

Brian Ming Chu Voice
B.F.A., Architecture, Cornell University
M.M., Voice/Opera, Peabody Conservatory of Music
Ellie Escher Voice
M.M., Westminster Choir College
B.A., Scripps College
Maja Lisa FritzHuspen Voice
M.F.A., Vocal Performance, University of Iowa
M.M., Vocal Performance, University of Iowa
B.M., Augsburg College
Anthony Gairo

B.M., Temple University

Fiona Gillespie 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
B.A., Western Michigan University
M.M., Westminster Choir College

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

Katherine Kaiser Lecturer, Music Theory & Technology; Voice
B.A., Mount Holyoke College
M.A., Stony Brook University
Ph.D., Stony Brook University
Nobuo Kitagawa Oboe
D.M.A. Yale University
M.M.A. Yale University 
M.M. Yale University 
M.M. University of Colorado 
B.M. Tokyo University of Arts
Ellen Lewis  Voice
B.M. Vocal Performance, SUNY Fredonia School of Music
M.M. Vocal Performance, Yale University
A.D. Opera, Hartt School, University of Hartford
Andrew Lutz-Long Organ
B.A., Lebanon Valley College
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
Andrew O'Connor String Bass
D.M.A., Eastman School of Music - University of Rochester
M.M., Hartt School of Music - University of Hartford
Advanced Performance Studies, Bard College Conservatory
B.M., Eastman School of Music - University of Rochester
So Young Park Voice, Jazz Piano
M.M., Manhattan School of Music
B.M., Berklee College of Music
B.A., Korea Univeristy
Annie Petit Piano
Diploma, Paris Conservatory

Miles Salerni Drums/Percussion
A.D., Duquense University
M.M., New England Conservatory of Music
B.M., Boston University
Kimberly Seifert  Bassoon
B.M., Woodwinds, Combs College  
Anthony Simons Clarinet/Saxophone
Artist Diploma, Peabody Conservatory of Music
M.M., University of Illinois, Urbana
B.S., West Chester University
Audrey Simons Cello
M.M., Temple University
B.M., Susquehanna University

Vaughn Stoffey Jazz/Contemporary Guitar
Schuyler Thornton Flute 
D.M.A., Rutgers University
M.M., James Madison University
B.M., Lawrence University
Steve Voigt Lecturer, Music Theory 
Ph.D., University of California at San Diego
M.A., University of California at San Diego
B.M., Northern Illinois University 
Christa Warda Soprano
B.M., Peabody Conservatory of Music
AIMS program in Graz, Austria

Paul Windt Viola/Violin
B.M., The Curtis Institute of Music

Departmental Staff

Heather Rogers
Office Manager
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