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Faculty and Staff

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

Our nearly 200 faculty and staff members include winners of prizes from the National Endowment for the Humanities, National Endowment for the Arts, Grammy Awards, Emmy Awards, Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, Guggenheim Fellowship, Fulbright Fellowship and are soloists with opera companies and symphony orchestras across the globe.

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Brian Anderson

Senior Lecturer of Music History Pedagogy

Robert Anderson

Visiting Lecturer in Music History
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David Bard-Schwarz

Professor of Music Theory
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Andrew Chung

Assistant Professor of Music Theory

Diego Cubero

Associate Professor of Music Theory
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Dawn De Rycke

Adjunct Instructor - Music History

Barbara Dietlinger

Assistant Professor of Music History
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Steven Friedson

University Distinguished Research Professor of Music and Anthropology
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Rebecca Geoffroy-Schwinden

Associate Professor of Music History
Program Coordinator of the BA in Critical Studies in Music and Society
Faculty Development Leave 2023-2024

Benjamin Graf

Principal Lecturer of Music Theory
Czech Music Initiative Coordinator
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David Heetderks

Associate Professor of Music Theory
Chair, Division of History, Theory and Ethnomusicology

Frank Heidlberger

Professor of Music Theory
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Bernardo Illari

Associate Professor of Music History
Music History Area Coordinator
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Timothy Jackson

Distinguished University Research Professor of Music Theory
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Justin Lavacek

Assistant Professor of Music Theory
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William McGinney

Adjunct Instructor - Musicology

Peter Mondelli

Associate Professor of Music History
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April L. Prince

Principal Lecturer in Music History
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Catherine Ragland

Associate Professor of Ethnomusicology
Ethnomusicology Area Coordinator
Advisor - Mariachi Águilas de UNT

Gillian Robertson

Principal Lecturer of Music Theory
Music Theory Area Coordinator
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Tamar Sella

Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology

Stephen Slottow

Professor of Music Theory

Beth Snyder

Assistant Professor of Music History

Poovalur Sriji

Adjunct Instructor - Percussion
Director of the South Indian Cross-Cultural Ensemble
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Bibiana Vergine

Visiting Lecturer in Music History

Vivek Virani

Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology and Music Theory
Interim Coordinator of the BA in Critical Studies in Music and Society, 2023-2024
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Brian Wright

Assistant Professor of Music History
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Laura Russell

Administrative Coordinator for the Division of Music History/Theory/Ethnomusicology (MHTE), Music Education and Composition Studies Divisions