Music

Our Faculty

Our faculty inspire the next generation of music professionals and educators.

The faculty of Adelphi’s music department have an international reputation for creative works and critical study, as evidenced by the awards granted and fellowships earned by department members. Click on faculty names for more information about each professor’s experience and contact information.

Administration

Sidney M. Boquiren
Associate Professor and Department Chair
Performing Arts Center, Room 208
p – 516.877.6767
e – boquiren@adelphi.edu

Susan DelGiorno
Program and Recruitment Coordinator
Performing Arts Center, Room 210
p – 516.877.4074
e – sdelgiorno@adelphi.edu

Rosanne Clemen 
Administrative Assistant
Performing Arts Center, Room 207
p – 516.877.4290
e – clemen@adelphi.edu

Professors

Paul Moravec

Associate Professors

Sidney Boquiren

Christopher Lyndon-Gee

Assistant Professors

Heather Waters
Music Education Coordinator

Visiting Professors

Erin Heisel
Visiting Assistant Professor

Ensemble Directors

Steven Altinel
Best of Broadway, Music Director

Karen Faust Baer
Chorale; Vocal Ensemble

Nathan Brewer
Best of Broadway, Director

Darla Diltz
Opera Theatre

Erin Heisel
Chamber Music Ensemble

Daniel Keene
Classical Guitar Ensemble

Christopher Lyndon-Gee
Chamber Music Ensemble (Fall); Symphony Orchestra

Stefano Miceli
Symphony Orchestra

James Oshinsky
Improvisation Ensemble

Priscilla Owens
Jazz Ensemble

David Racanelli
World Music Ensemble

Dennis Sullivan
Concert Band; Percussion Ensemble

Linda Wetherill
Flute Ensemble

Senior Adjunct Faculty

Piano and Keyboard Skills

Adrienne Borbely
Basic Keyboard Skills, Advanced Keyboard Skills, Keyboard Proficiency

Adjunct Faculty

Music Education

Karen Faust Baer
Music Education Methods: Secondary

Peter Frutkoff
Woodwinds Lab

Donald Larsen
Percussion Lab

Kelley Nassief
Vocal Pedagogy; Vocal Techniques for Music Educators; Vocal Techniques for Music Educators

Paul Tuthill
Brass Lab

Susan Weber
String Lab

Music History

Yvan Garcia
From Turntables to Tupac: The American Hip Hop Phenomenon

Steven Lampert
History of Jazz

David Racanelli
World Music History; Music, Migrants and New York

Suzanne Zak
Rock N’ Roll: A Social History (online); Music, Culture and the US Tradition (online)

Music Theory and Aural Skills

Taylor Ackley
Aural Skills and Musicianship

Karen Faust Baer
Choral Conducting

Anna Betka
Basic Keyboard Skills

Andrea Christie
Basic Keyboard Skills

Daniel Keene
Basic Guitar

Christopher Kovarik
Technology for Music Educators; Music Technology

Andrea Violet Lodge
Basic Keyboard Skills

Bonnie McAlvin
Fundamentals of Music

Nicholas Reeves
Aural Skills and Musicianship; Conducting and Orchestration

Kristin Samadi
Basic Keyboard Skills

Jay Sorce
Basic Guitar

Brass

Wilden Dannenberg
French horn

Rodger Lee
Trumpet

Johannes Pfannkuch
Trombone

Guitar and Harp

Daniel Keene
Guitar

Jay Sorce
Guitar

Brandee Younger
Harp

William Zito
Guitar and Lute

Percussion

Dennis Sullivan

Piano

Adrienne Borbely
Piano

Elaine Comparone
Harpsichord

Strings

Anne-Marie Bedney
Viola

Salley Koo
Violin

Deborah Sepe
Cello

Len Sluetsky
Double Bass

Voice

James F. Cunningham

Darla Diltz

Jonathan Goodman

Kelley Nassief

Gayle Olsen

Woodwinds

Boris Baev
Oboe

Paul Won Jin Cho
Clarinet

Donna Muncil
Bassoon

Barami Waspe
Saxophone

Linda Wetherill
Flute

Coaches

Mory Ortman

Christine Reimer

Violetta Zabbi

 

For further information, please contact:

Department of Music
Performing Arts Center Room 207
p – 516.877.4290

 
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