Faculty

Classical Vocal Performance

Classical Instrumental Performance

  • See bios
  • Alexander Bonus—music theory and history, early music
  • Luis Garcia-Renart—cello and chamber music
  • Marka Gustavsson—violin, viola, and chamber music
  • Erica Kiesewetter—violin
  • Blair McMillen—piano and chamber music
  • Zac Schwartzman—Bard College Community Orchestra
  • Patricia Spencer—flute
  • Erika Switzer—vocal coach, lyric diction, and collaborative piano

Composition

Jazz (Performance and Composition)

Electronic Music

Musicology (Theory, History, Analysis)

  • See bios
  • James Bagwell (chair)—choral conducting and history
  • Alexander Bonus—music theory and history, early music
  • Leon Botstein—music history
  • Kyle Gann—music theory and composition
  • Christopher H. Gibbs—music history
  • Peter Laki—music history

Ethnomusicology and World Music

Private Lessons
  • Kathryn Aldous—violin (classical)
  • Erika Allen—piano (classical)
  • David Arner—piano (jazz, classical, and improvisation)
  • Ira Coleman—bass (jazz)
  • David Degge—percussion
  • Mike DiMicco—guitar (jazz)
  • Greg Dinger—guitar (classical)
  • Dani Dobkin—Serge synthesizer
  • Greg Glassman—trumpet (jazz)
  • Larry Ham—piano (jazz)
  • Ryan Kamm—bass (classical)
  • Peter O’Brien—drums (jazz)
  • Isabelle O’Connell—piano (classical)
  • Pamela Pentony—voice (jazz)
  • Raman Ramakrishnan—cello
  • Patricia Spencer—flute and chamber music
  • Francesca Tanksley—piano (jazz)
  • John Charles Thomas—trumpet (jazz and classical), French horn and didjeridu
  • Carlos Valdez—Latin jazz percussion
  • Bruce Williams—saxophone and flute (jazz and classical)
faculty and student rehearsing
faculty: Joan Tower
faculty and student rehearsing
faculty and student rehearsing
faculty: James Bagwell
faculty and student rehearsing
faculty and student rehearsing