Joint Music Program Faculty

Through the Joint Music Program (JMP) between Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland Institute of Music (CIM), the following CIM faculty and staff members provide academic support, private music lessons, studio coaching, and courses in music theory to CWRU students.

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Staff

Dean Southern

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SOUTHERN, DEAN
VICE PRESIDENT FOR ACADEMIC AFFAIRS AND DEAN OF THE CONSERVATORY
DOROTHY P. SCHMITT CHAIR IN OPERA
DIRECTOR, OPERA THEATER


Hallie Moore

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MOORE, HALLIE
ASSOCIATE DEAN FOR STUDENT ACADEMIC AFFAIRS AND REGISTRAR


Applied Music Faculty


HISTORICAL VIOLIN

Julie Andrijeski

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ANDRIJESKI, JULIE
VIOLIN FACULTY, JOINT MUSIC PROGRAM

Senior Instructor, Artistic Coordinator of HPP Ensembles (CWRU)


SAXOPHONE

Greg Banaszak

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BANASZAK, GREG
SAXOPHONE FACULTY, CONSERVATORY
SAXOPHONE FACULTY, JOINT MUSIC PROGRAM


HARPSICHORD

Peter Bennett

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BENNETT, PETER
HEAD, HARPSICHORD DEPARTMENT
HARPSICHORD FACULTY, CONSERVATORY
HARPSICHORD FACULTY, JOINT MUSIC PROGRAM

Head, Historical Performance Practice (CWRU)


GUITAR

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BETTER, DONALD
GUITAR FACULTY, JOINT MUSIC PROGRAM

Jazz or Classical Guitar Ensemble (MUEN 355)


VIOLA

Lisa Boyko

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BOYKO, LISA*
VIOLA FACULTY, JOINT MUSIC PROGRAM

String and Piano Chamber Music (MUEN 358)


FORTEPIANO

Francesca Brittan

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BRITTAN, FRANCESCA
PIANO FACULTY, JOINT MUSIC PROGRAM
PIANO FACULTY, CONSERVATORY

Associate Professor, Coordinator of Graduate Studies in Musicology (CWRU)


COMPOSITION

Alex Cooke

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COOKE, ALEX
MUSIC THEORY FACULTY, JOINT MUSIC PROGRAM
MUSIC THEORY FACULTY, CONSERVATORY


BASSOON

Mark DeMio

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DEMIO, MARK
BASSOON FACULTY, JOINT MUSIC PROGRAM
BASSOON FACULTY, PREPARATORY


CELLO

Bryan Dumm

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DUMM, BRYAN*
JOINT MUSIC PROGRAM-CELLO FACULTY


VOICE (POPULAR)

Joan Ellison

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ELLISON, JOAN
VOICE FACULTY, JOINT MUSIC PROGRAM


TROMBONE 

FERGUSON, PAUL
TROMBONE FACULTY, JOINT MUSIC PROGRAM

Senior Instructor, Jazz Ensembles (CWRU)


CLARINET

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GILBERT, DANIEL
CLARINET FACULTY, JOINT MUSIC PROGRAM


HORN

Meghan Guegold

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GUEGOLD, MEGHAN
CHAIR, PREPARATORY WOODWIND/BRASS/PERCUSSION DEPARTMENT
HORN FACULTY, PREPARATORY
CHAMBER MUSIC COACH, PREPARATORY
HORN FACULTY, JOINT MUSIC PROGRAM


HARP

Jody Guinn

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GUINN, JODY
HARP FACULTY, CONSERVATORY
HARP FACULTY, PREPARATORY
HARP FACULTY, JOINT MUSIC PROGRAM

HARP DEPARTMENT


DOUBLE BASS

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HORVATH, KATHLEEN
DOUBLE BASS FACULTY, JOINT MUSIC PROGRAM

Associate Professor, Director of Orchestras (CWRU)


VOICE 

Denise Howell

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HOWELL, DENISE MILNER
VOICE FACULTY, JOINT MUSIC PROGRAM
ENGLISH DICTION, CONSERVATORY


VOICE

Dina Kuznetsova

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KUZNETSOVA, DINA
DIRECTOR, OPERA SCENES
VOICE FACULTY, CONSERVATORY
VOICE FACULTY, JOINT MUSIC PROGRAM


PERCUSSION

Matthew Larson

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LARSON, MATTHEW
PERCUSSION FACULTY, JOINT MUSIC PROGRAM

Lecturer, Percussion Ensemble (CWRU)


MUSIC LITERATURE

Brian MacGilvray

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MACGILVRAY, BRIAN
MUSIC LITERATURE FACULTY, JOINT MUSIC PROGRAM

Lecturer (CWRU)


CELLO

Ida Mercer

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MERCER, IDA
CELLO FACULTY, JOINT MUSIC PROGRAM


HISTORICAL OBOE

Debra Nagy

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NAGY, DEBRA
OBOE FACULTY, JOINT MUSIC PROGRAM

Adjunct Instructor (CWRU)


PIANO

Derek Nishimura

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NISHIMURA, DEREK
HEAD, KEYBOARD SKILLS DEPARTMENT
PIANO FACULTY, PREPARATORY
PIANO FACULTY, JOINT MUSIC PROGRAM
SECONDARY PIANO FACULTY, CONSERVATORY


FLUTE

Ruby-Kushious Heidi

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RUBY-KUSHIOUS, HEIDI
FLUTE FACULTY, JOINT MUSIC PROGRAM
FLUTE FACULTY, PREPARATORY


VIOLIN

Carol Ruzicka

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RUZICKA, CAROL
CHAMBER MUSIC FACULTY, CONSERVATORY
VIOLIN FACULTY, JOINT MUSIC PROGRAM
VIOLIN FACULTY, PREPARATORY


TUBA AND EUPHONIUM

Ryan V. Scherber

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SCHERBER, RYAN
JOINT MUSIC PROGRAM - TUBA AND EUPHONIUM FACULTY

Assistant Professor, Director of Bands (CWRU)


HISTORICAL CELLO

Rene Schiffer

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SCHIFFER, RENÉ
HISTORICAL CELLO FACULTY, JOINT MUSIC PROGRAM


PIANO

sean schulze

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SCHULZE, SEAN
ASSOCIATE DEAN OF ACADEMIC PARTNERSHIPS
CHAIR, PREPARATORY PIANO
PIANO FACULTY, JOINT MUSIC PROGRAM


VIOLIN

Stephen Sims

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SIMS, STEPHEN
VIOLIN FACULTY, JOINT MUSIC PROGRAM
VIOLIN FACULTY, SATO CENTER FOR SUZUKI STUDIES


PIANO

Gerardo Teissonnière

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TEISSONNIÈRE, GERARDO
SECONDARY PIANO FACULTY, CONSERVATORY
PIANO FACULTY, JOINT MUSIC PROGRAM
PIANO FACULTY, PREPARATORY
CHAMBER MUSIC COACH, PREPARATORY


Tim Cutler

CUTLER, TIMOTHY
HEAD, MUSIC THEORY DEPARTMENT
MUSIC THEORY FACULTY, CONSERVATORY


Sam Bivens

BIVENS, SAM
ASSOCIATE DEAN OF THE CONSERVATORY
MUSIC THEORY FACULTY, CONSERVATORY
MUSIC THEORY FACULTY, JOINT MUSIC PROGRAM


Alex Cooke

COOKE, ALEX
MUSIC THEORY FACULTY, JOINT MUSIC PROGRAM
MUSIC THEORY FACULTY, CONSERVATORY


John Hughes

HUGES, JACK
MUSIC THEORY FACULTY, CONSERVATORY


Lisa Rainsong

RAINSONG, LISA
MUSIC THEORY FACULTY, CONSERVATORY
COORDINATOR, DOCTOR OF MUSICAL ARTS PROGRAM


Alan Reese

REESE, ALAN
MUSIC THEORY FACULTY, CONSERVATORY


Diane Urista

URISTA, DIANE
HEAD, CORE CURRICULUM DIVISION
MUSIC THEORY FACULTY, CONSERVATORY


Allen Yueh

YUEH, ALLEN
MUSIC THEORY FACULTY, JOINT MUSIC PROGRAM
MUSIC THEORY FACULTY, PREPARATORY
PIANO FACULTY, PREPARATORY

 

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