Music Faculty and Staff


Department Chair and Staff
D. Thomas Toner, Department Chair
Kelly Dutra, Department Administrator
Andrea Aquino, Admin Assistant
Bert Crosby, Sound/Light Technician

Woodwinds
Nadine Carpenter, oboe
Anne Janson, flute
Steven Klimowski, clarinet
Brian McCarthy, saxophone
Julie Wolfe, bassoon

Brass
Yutaka Kono, tuba
Lori Salimando-Porter, trombone
Joshua Thompson, horn
Ray Vega, trumpet
Jason Whitcomb, trumpet

Percussion
Steve Ferraris, conga/djembe
Stuart Paton, taiko drumming
Jeff Salisbury, drumset
D. Thomas Toner, percussion

Strings
John Mantegna, classical guitar
Suzanne Polk, cello
Evelyn Read, violin/viola
Heidi Soons, harp
Emily Taubl, cello
William Tilley, bass

Voice
Amber deLaurentis Cleary, jazz voice
Sarah Cullins, voice
Melissa Dickerson, voice
David Neiweem, voice

Keyboard
Tom Cleary, jazz piano
Melissa Dickerson, piano
David Neiweem, organ
Paul Orgel, piano
Sylvia Parker, piano
Jazz Studies
Paul Asbell, guitar
Steve Blair, jazz harmony
Joe Capps, guitar
Tom Cleary, piano
Amber deLaurentis Cleary, voice
Steve Ferraris, conga/djembe
Patricia Julien, arranging/history
Brian McCarthy, saxophone
Andy Moroz, trombone
John Rivers, bass
Jeff Salisbury, drumset
Alex Stewart, improvisation/history
Ray Vega, trumpet
Michael Zsoldos, saxophone

Music History, Theory & Composition
Adrian Carr, history
David Feurzeig, theory/composition
Patricia Julien, theory/jazz composition
Matt LaRocca, theory
Sylvia Parker, theory
Wayne Schneider, history
Clyde Stats, history
Alex Stewart, world music

Music Education
Patricia Riley, educational methods
Yutaka Kono, conducting

Music Technology and Business
Joe Capps, studio recording
David Feurzeig, technology
Yutaka Kono, technology
John Mantegna, technology
Natalie Neuert, arts management
Alex Stewart, business
Zach Williamson, sound production

Ensembles
Joe Capps, jazz guitar ensemble
Tom Cleary, jazz combo
Yutaka Kono, orchestra
David Neiweem, choirs
Evelyn Read, chamber music
Chris Rivers, wind ensemble
Jeff Salisbury, percussion ensemble
Alex Stewart, jazz ensemble
D. Thomas Toner, concert band
Ray Vega, Latin Jazz, Post-Bop, Nonet