Loading
graphic

MUSIC FACULTY

In addition to being teachers, HWS professors are researchers and scholars in their fields. Faculty members devote time outside the classroom to engage students in research projects.


Joseph M. Berta

Professor of Music (1971)

M.A. University of California Santa Barbara-1965
B.A. University of California Santa Barbara-1962

E-mail link | Personal Bio

Telephone: 3405
Office: 209 Williams Hall

Image for Joseph M. Berta

Robert Cowles

Chair

Professor of Music (1992)

D.M., Indiana University
M.M., The New England Conservatory of Music
B.A., Macalester College

E-mail link | Personal Bio

Telephone: 3404
Office: 203 Williams Hall

Image for Robert Cowles

Charity Lofthouse

Instructor of Music (2011)

Ph.D. Candidate, Graduate Center, City University of New York (CUNY)
B.M., Oberlin College Conservatory of Music

E-mail link | Personal Bio

Telephone: 3407
Office: 206 Williams Hall

Image for Charity Lofthouse

Mark Olivieri

Assistant Professor of Music (2010)

Ph.D., The University at Buffalo
M.M., Ithaca College Music Conservatory
B.M., Heidelberg College

E-mail link | Personal Bio

Telephone: 3402
Office: 201 Williams Hall

Image for Mark Olivieri

Katherine Walker

Assistant Professor of Music (2013)

Ph.D., Cornell University (pending)
M.A., Cornell University
B.A. (Music), Stony Brook University
B.A. (Psychology), Saint Mary’s College of Maryland

E-mail link | Personal Bio

Image for Katherine Walker


Applied Instructors and Ensemble Directors


Bob Barbuto
Applied Instructor (Jazz Piano)
Director, HWS Colleges Jazz Ensemble
More Information

Walden Bass
Applied Instructor (Cello)
More Information

James Borchers
Applied Instructor
More Information

Anthony Calabrese
Applied Instructor (Percussion – other than set)
Director, Colleges Percussion Ensemble
More Information

Angela Libertella Calabrese
Applied Instructor (Voice)
More Information

Stacy Carolan
Applied Instructor (Brass)
More Information

Gregg Christiansen
Applied Instructor (Piano)
More Information

Steve Curry
Applied Instructor (Drum Set)
More Information

Benjamin Ellis
Applied Instructor (Guitar)
Director, HWS Colleges Classical Guitar Ensemble
More Information

MaryAnn Hamilton
Applied Instructor (Organ)
More Information

Meg Cognetta Heaton
Applied Instructor (Piano)
More Information

Jennifer Henion
Applied Instructor (Voice)
More Information

Nils Klykken
Director, HWS Colleges Community Chorus
More Information

Alan Mandel
Applied Music Instructor (Jazz Saxophone)
More Information

Suzanne Murphy
Applied Instructor (Voice)
More Information

Jeananne Ralston
Applied Instructor (Piano)
More Information

Troy Slocum
Applied Instructor (Piano)
More Information

Jim Trowbridge
Director, HWS Colleges Brass Ensemble
More Information

Wendy Trowbridge
Applied Instructor (Voice)
More Information

Greg Wachala
Applied Instructor (Guitar)
Director, HWS Colleges Jazz Guitar Ensemble
More Information

Andrew Zaplatynsky
Applied Instructor (Violin/Viola)
Director, HWS Colleges String Ensemble
More Information