Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions

Faculty

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Research Interests Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions

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  • Kenneth Aigen - Associate Professor of Music Therapy
  • Juan Pablo Bello - Associate Professor of Music and Music Education
    • Digital Signal Processing
    • Music Information Retrieval
    • Computer Audition
  • Cyrus Beroukhim - Music Associate Professor of String Studies
  • Meg Bussert - Music Associate Professor of Music and Music Education
    • Music Theatre History (particularly 19th Century America)
    • American Songbook / Special Services / Popular songs during wartime
    • Acting through song
  • Amy Cordileone - Master Teacher of Educational Theatre
  • David J. Elliott - Full Professor of Music and Music Education

    Philosophy of Music and Music Education

    Music and Emotion

    Community Music

    Creativity

    Multicultural Music Education

    Music Education Policy and Advocacy

  • Lawrence Ferrara - Professor of Music and Director Emeritus
    • Music Theory and Analysis
    • Music Copyright
    • Music History
    • Research Methodologies in Music
    • Philosophy of Music
  • Phil E. Galdston - Master Teacher of Songwriting
  • Brian Gill - Music Associate Professor of Vocal Performance
    • Vocal Pedagogy/Vocology/Voice Science
    • Language/Diction: French, Italian, German, English, and Mandarin
    • Philosophies of Teaching
    • Neapolitan Song Literature
    • Solo Vocal Literature of Max d'Ollone
  • Barbara Hesser - Associate Professor of Music Therapy with a joint appointment in Applied Psychology: Director of Music Therapy and the Nordoff-Robbins Center for Music Therapy at NYU
    • Music Therapy with all Clinical Populations
    • Music Psychotherapy, Group and Individual
    • Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy
    • Guided Imagery and Music
  • Susan Koff - Clinical Associate Professor of Dance Education
    • Teaching and Learning in Dance Education
    • Integrated Curriculum
    • Qualitative Research
    • Arts Education
    • Arts Education Curriculum Design, Implementation and Evaluation
  • Esther Lamneck - Music Professor of Music and Music Education
    • Contemporary Music Performance
    • Electronic Music with Acoustic Instruments
    • Interactive Works with Acoustic Instruments and Ensembles
    • Visuals in Multi Media Production
  • Robert J. Landy - Professor of Educational Theatre and Applied Psychology
    • Drama Therapy
    • Musical Theatre
    • Theatre in Prisons
    • Perceptions of Children through Art and Drama
    • Psychoanalysis and Action Psychotherapy
    • Theatre for Individual and Social change
  • Panayotis Mavromatis - Associate Professor of Music and Music Education; Director of Music Theory
    • Music Cognition
    • Computational Modeling
    • Schenkerian Theory
    • Analysis of Early Music
    • Post-Tonal Theory
    • Byzantine Chant
    • Ethnomusicology
  • Larry Miller - Clinical Associate Professor of Music Business
  • David Montgomery - Clinical Assistant Professor of Educational Theatre
    • Drama Pedagogy
    • Arts Partnerships 
    • Integrated Arts
    • Teacher Education
    • Qualitative Research
    • Applied Theatre
  • Catherine Moore - Clinical Associate Professor of Music Business
    • Strategic music marketing
    • Analysis of current trends in the entertainment industry
    • Cultural trade politics
    • 17th-century Italian music
    • Professional education -- from high school to executive education
    • Global business
  • Marilyn Nonken - Associate┬áProfessor of Music and Music Education
    • Spectral Music for Piano
    • 20th- and 21st-Century Piano Music: Literature, Reception, and Performance Practice
    • Ecological Psychology and Music Perception
    • Post-Cagean American Composition
  • Tae Hong Park - Associate Professor of Music Technology and Composition

    Audio Signal Processing
    Acoustic/Electro-Acoustic Music Composition
    Computational Music Analysis
    Music Information Retrieval

  • Kenneth Peacock - Professor of Music and Music Education
    • Musical Perception
    • Multimedia Digital Processing
    • Computer Music Composition
    • Linear Analysis/Music Theory
  • Agnieszka Roginska - Clinical Assistant Professor of Music and Music Education
    • 3D Sound
    • HRTF Measurement Techniques 
    • Auditory Displays
    • Virtual Environment Simulation
    • Geometric Acoustic Reconstruction
    • Acoustic Sensing
    • Augmented Hearing
  • Robert Rowe - Professor of Music and Music Education; Associate Dean of Research and Doctoral Studies
    • Interactive Music Systems
    • Algorithmic Composition
    • Music and Cognition
  • Ronald Sadoff - Associate Professor of Music and Music Education; Composer; Director and Department Chair
    • Film Music/Film Scoring
    • Music Theory/Analysis
    • Music History
    • Expressive Performance Analysis
  • Joe Salvatore - Clinical Associate Professor of Educational Theatre
    • Play development
    • Ethnotheatre / Ethnodrama / Interview Theatre
    • Site specific theatre
    • Directing practice
    • Dramaturgy
    • Play Analysis
    • Teaching and directing Shakespeare
    • Character study
    • Queer theory and performance
  • David Schroeder - Music Associate Professor of Jazz Studies
    • Jazz Education
    • Jazz Performance
    • Jazz Composition
    • Jazz History
    • World Music
    • Career Development as Performers
  • Nancy Smithner - Clinical Associate Professor of Educational Theatre
    • Contemporary Acting and Directing Styles
    • Physical and Experimental Theatre
    • Integrated Arts in the Curriculum
    • Feminist Theory
    • Teacher Training and Preparation
  • Mark Suozzo - Visiting Associate Professor of Film Scoring
  • Philip Taylor - Associate Professor of Educational Theatre
    • applied theatre
    • arts education
    • qualitative research
    • reflective praxis
    • educational inquiry
  • Brann J. Wry - Associate Professor of Arts Administration
    • Marketing the Performing Arts, the New Demographic
    • Governance:  Best Practices For Boards of Trustees of Performing Arts Organizations
    • Transitions and Successions in Arts Organizations: Board and Staff Succession Planning