Faculty and Staff

Our faculty of outstanding and internationally recognized performers, composers, scholars and researchers is dedicated to providing our diverse student body with a rich musical environment and an excellent education through private lessons, large and small ensembles, and highly interactive classes.

Our more than 150 faculty members include winners of the Grammy Award, the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition and soloists with world-renowned opera companies and symphony orchestras.


Phillip O. Paglialonga

Associate Professor of Clarinet

Rob Parton

Associate Professor of Jazz Trumpet – Lead Trumpet Emphasis

Jonathan "Capital" Patterson

Assistant Professor of Popular and Commercial Music

Pamela Mia Paul

Regents Professor of Piano

Ivan Petruzziello


Poovalur Sriji

Adjunct Faculty, Performance

Sean Powell

Chair of Music Education
Associate Professor of Music Education

Marion Powers

Jazz Voice

April L. Prince

Senior Lecturer in Music History

Elvia Puccinelli

Associate Professor of Collaborative Piano and Vocal Coaching

Carol Pollard

Director of Undergraduate Advising