Contact Us

General information and upcoming events:

Department of Music
Case Western Reserve University
Phone: 216.368.2400
Email: music@case.edu
Building: Haydn Hall, 201 | Location Code: 7105

Please visit the online directory for a complete listing of department faculty and staff.

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For performances and musical facilities/equipment:

Mr. Nicholas Strawn
Case Western Reserve University
Building: Denison Hall, 157 (next to Wade Commons)
Email: music+facilities@case.edu 

Preparing and presenting musical performances, musical facilities/equipment, service requests, instrument borrowing/maintenance, lockers, piano tuning, building access (card swipe or lockbox), weddings, and student operations/event staff.


For undergraduate admission, academic programs, and lesson registration:

Ms. Jennifer Wright
Coordinator, Department Operations & Undergraduate Recruitment
Phone: 216.368.2400
Email: jenwright@case.edu 
Walk-In Office Hours: Mon-Wed 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM (summer hours subject to change)

Undergraduate recruitment/auditions, academic programs, general bulletin and handbooks, schedule of classes (SIS), lesson registration, classroom scheduling, calendars, digital news/publicity or print materials, and student office staff.


For personnel, financial reporting, and special event planning:

Ms. Laura Stauffer
Department Administrator
Phone: 216.368.0117
Email: laura.stauffer@case.edu

Personnel/HR, graduate admission, financial reporting, records/databases, travel, procurement, purchasing, payroll, memos of assistance, reimbursements, purchase orders, independent contractors, booth rentals, special event planning (including festivals, conferences, receptions, catering), and subscription advertising.


For technology and AV equipment:

Dr. Ken Wendt
Coordinator, Information Technology | Adjunct Instructor
Phone: 216.368.5456
Email: musictech@case.edu

The Core Mac Computer Lab, AV equipment reservations, web updates, technology installations and maintenance, selecting and purchasing new or replacement hardware/software, and student lab monitors:


For Undergraduate Studies in Music (BA) or the minor in music:

Mr. Eric Charnofsky
Coordinator of Undergraduate Studies, Music (BA)
Coordinator of Undergraduate Enrollment (First-year Advisor)
Staff Accompanists
Phone: 216.368.1602
Email: eric.charnofsky@case.edu 


For Undergraduate Studies in Music Education (BS):

Dr. Matthew Garrett
Coordinator of Undergraduate Studies, Music Education (BS)
Phone: 216.368.2496
Email: matthew.l.garrett@case.edu


For Graduate Studies in Music Education:

Dr. Lisa Huisman Koops 
Head of Music Education
Coordinator of Graduate Studies, Music Education
Phone: 216.368.2430
Email: lisa.koops@case.edu


For Graduate Studies in Musicology:

Dr. Francesca Brittan
Coordinator of Graduate Studies, Musicology
Phone: 216.368.2032
Email: franscesca.brittan@case.edu


For the Historical Performance Practice program:

Dr. Peter Bennett
Head of Historical Performance Practice
Phone: 216.368.0156
Email: peter.bennett@case.edu


For Popular Music Studies:

Dr. Daniel Goldmark
Director of the Center for Popular Music Studies
Phone: 216.368.2526
Email: daniel.goldmark@case.edu