Congratulations Class of 2020!

Please join the UB Department of Music in welcoming the newest additions to our alumni network. We would like to congratulate the Class of 2020 on their achievements and wish them well as they embark on what are sure to be exciting, productive futures. We thank them for sharing their passion, their commitment and – most importantly – their music with us. 

  • David Clem, PhD in Historical Musicology
  • Lacey Golasewski, PhD in Historical Musicology
  • Alex Huddleston, PhD in Music Composition
  • Su Lee, PhD in Music Composition
  • Jonathan Lombardo, MM in Conducting
  • Kenneth Tam, PhD in Music Composition
  • Layne Vanderbeek, PhD in Music Theory
  • Kexin Wang, MM in Piano Performance
  • Huihang You, MM in Vocal Performance
  • Janine Brown, MusB in French Horn Performance
  • Jacob Billings, MusB in Guitar Performance
  • Joseph DeNoyior, BA in Music
  • Emily Mattulke, BA in Music
  • Andrea Resto, BA in Music
  • Haven Shin, BA in Music
  • John Slobodzian, MusB in Guitar Performance
  • Craig Andriaansen, Minor
  • Yuying Cheng, Minor
  • Jorel Cunningham, Minor
  • Jack Jibb, Minor
  • Haruka Matsura, Minor
  • Javas Persaud, Minor


Photo of UB 2020 Commencement Ceremony in Alumni Arena.

Photo of UB 2020 Commencement Ceremony in Alumni Arena

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