Faculty Directory A–Z

Internationally-recognized as premiere members of their fields, the UB Department of Music faculty represent some of the most gifted and innovative musicians and scholars in the global music community. Our faculty regularly perform, record, compose and write, all while receiving consistent accolades for the work they do with UB's talented music scholars. Students rarely leave our department without developing strong ties to their professors and forming mentor/mentee relationships that continue to provide impactful support throughout their future careers.

John Bacon

Adjunct Instructor (Percussion Performance)

Department of Music

B18 Baird Hall

Phone: (716) 645-0650

Email: jwbacon@buffalo.edu

George Caldwell

Adjunct Instructor (Piano Performance)

Department of Music

B2 Baird Hall

Phone: (716) 645-0648

Email: gocaldwe@buffalo.edu

James Currie

Associate Professor (Historical Musicology); Historical Musicology Unit Coordinator

Department of Music

306 Baird Hall

Phone: (716) 645-0629

Email: jcurrie@buffalo.edu

Leanne Darling

Adjunct Instructor (Viola Performance)

Department of Music

414 Baird Hall

Phone: (716) 645-0640

Email: leanneda@buffalo.edu

Tiffany Du Mouchelle

Adjunct Assistant Professor (Vocal Performance)

Department of Music

312 Baird Hall

Phone: (716) 645-0632

Email: tdumouch@buffalo.edu

Glenn Einschlag

Adjunct Instructor (Bassoon Performance)

Department of Music

308 Baird Hall

Phone: (716) 645-0623

Email: ge4@buffalo.edu

Harry Fackelman

Adjunct Instructor (Saxophone Performance)

Department of Music

430 Baird Hall

Email: fackelmn@buffalo.edu

David Felder

SUNY Distinguished Professor; Director, Morris Center for 21st-Century Music; Director, June in Buffalo Festival; Artistic Director, Slee Sinfonietta; Composition Unit Coordinator; Co-Director, UB Creative Arts Initiative; Birge-Cary Chair in Music Composition

Department of Music

116 Slee Hall

Phone: (716) 645-0658

Email: felder@buffalo.edu

Jonathan Golove

Department Chair; Associate Professor (Cello Performance); Director, UB Summer String Workshop

Department of Music

406 Baird Hall

Phone: (716) 645-0653

Email: golove@buffalo.edu

Madeline Harts

Adjunct Instructor (Vocal Performance)

Department of Music

444 Baird Hall

Phone: (716) 645-0336

Email: mharts@buffalo.edu

Eric Huebner

Associate Professor (Piano Performance); Director, Concert Committee

Department of Music

402 Baird Hall

Phone: (716) 645-0637

Email: erichueb@buffalo.edu

Hanna Hurwitz

Adjunct Instructor (Violin Performance)

Department of Music

Emlyn Johnson

Adjunct Assistant Professor (Flute Performance)

Department of Music

316 Baird Hall

Phone: (716) 645-0633; Fax: (716) 645-3824

Email: emlynjoh@buffalo.edu

Thomas Kolor

Associate Department Chair; Associate Professor (Percussion Performance); Performance Unit Coordinator

Department of Music

B25 Baird Hall

Phone: (716) 645-0649

Email: tpkolor@buffalo.edu

Jean Kopperud

Professor (Clarinet Performance)

Department of Music

240 Baird Hall

Phone: (716) 645-0634

Email: jkkopperud@mindspring.com

Megan Kyle

Adjunct Professor (Oboe Performance)

Department of Music

230 Baird Hall

Phone: (716) 645-2765

Email: megankyl@buffalo.edu

Rachel Lauber

Adjunct Assistant Professor (Instrumental Conducting); Director, UB Symphony Orchestra

Department of Music

302 Baird Hall

Phone: (716) 645-0627

Email: rachelclauber@gmail.com

Cort Lippe

Associate Professor (Composition); Director, Lejaren Hiller Computer Music Studios

Department of Music

110 Slee Hall

Phone: (716) 645-0654

Email: lippe@buffalo.edu

Jonathan Lombardo

Adjunct Instructor (Trombone and Tuba Performance)

Department of Music

B3 Baird Hall

Phone: (716) 645-0651

Email: tboneone@aol.com

Roland Martin

Adjunct Instructor (Organ and Harpsichord Performance)

Department of Music

448 Baird Hall

Phone: (716) 645-0645

Email: remartin@buffalo.edu

Bobby Militello

Adjunct Instructor (Saxophone Performance)

Department of Music

B2 Baird Hall

Phone: (716) 645-0648

Email: rpmilite@buffalo.edu

Brian Mosely

Assistant Professor (Music Theory)

Department of Music

418 Baird Hall

Phone: (716) 645-0646

Email: brianmos@buffalo.edu

Jacek Muzyk

Adjunct Instructor (French Horn Performance)

Department of Music

B3 Baird Hall

Phone: (716) 645-0651

Email: jsmuzyk@buffalo.edu

Jon Nelson

Professor (Trumpet Performance); Director, UB Concert Band; Director, Genkin Philharmonic

Department of Music

216 Baird Hall

Phone: (716) 645-2523

Email: jrnelson@buffalo.edu

Daniel Pendley

Adjunct Instructor (Double Bass Performance)

Department of Music

450 Baird Hall

Phone: (716) 645-0646

Email: dlpendle@buffalo.edu

Richard Plotkin

Assistant Professor (Music Theory)

Department of Music

422 Baird Hall

Phone: (716) 645-0642

Email: richardp@buffalo.edu

Sungmin Shin

Adjunct Instructor (Guitar Performance)

Department of Music

308 Baird Hall

Phone: (716) 645-0630

Email: sungguitar@gmail.com

Charles J. Smith

Director of Graduate Studies; Associate Professor (Music Theory); Music Theory Unit Coordinator; Director, Slee Institute of Tonal Harmony; Slee Chair in Music Theory

Department of Music

410 Baird Hall

Phone: (716) 645-0639

Email: cjsmith@buffalo.edu

Derek R. Strykowski

Clinical Assistant Professor (Historical Musicology)

Department of Music

310 Baird Hall

Phone: (716) 645-0631

Email: drstryko@buffalo.edu

Stephanie Vander Wel

Director of Undergraduate Studies; Associate Professor (Historical Musicology)

Department of Music

206 Baird Hall

Phone: (716) 645-2275

Email: slv5@buffalo.edu

Michael Wagner

Adjunct Instructor (Electric Bass Performance)

Department of Music

230 Baird Hall

Phone: (716) 645-0622

Email: mfwagner@buffalo.edu

Emeritus Faculty

  • 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