Brass + percussion

Michael Dunn

Michael Dunn

Chair, Brass + Percussion Studies • Associate Professor of Tuba + Euphonium
Brass + percussion
Ryan Gardner

Ryan Gardner

Professor of Trumpet
Brass + percussion
Michael Thornton

Michael Thornton

Professor of Horn
Brass + percussion
Michael Thornton enjoys a distinguished and varied career as an orchestral performer, chamber musician, soloist and pedagogue. Thornton has performed on six continents with acclaimed ensembles and has presented master classes at prestigious musical institutions, including The Juilliard School, the Curtis Institute of Music, Rice University, the Royal Northern College of Music (UK) and the Sydney Conservatorium of Music (AU). Thornton holds concurrent appointments as Principal Horn of both the...
Douglas Walter

Douglas Walter

Professor of Percussion + Jazz
Brass + percussion • Jazz studies
William Stanley

William Stanley

Associate Professor of Trombone
Brass + percussion
Justin Bartels

Justin Bartels

Lecturer, Trumpet
Brass + percussion
Justin Bartels has been on faculty at the University of Colorado Boulder since 2012 and is Principal Trumpet with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra, a position he has held since 2008. Over the past six years, his students have gone on to high-level graduate programs at several schools, including Indiana University, Temple University, The University of North Texas and Arizona State University. Student accomplishments include Military Bands appointments with the United...
Carl Dixon

Carl Dixon

Lecturer, Percussion
Brass + percussion

Composition

Carter Pann

Carter Pann

Chair, Composition • Professor of Composition • Christoffersen Faculty Fellow in Composition
Composition
Jeffrey Nytch

Jeffrey Nytch

Associate Professor of Composition • Director, Entrepreneurship Center for Music
Composition • Entrepreneurship Center for Music
Michael Theodore

Michael Theodore

Associate Professor of Composition
Composition
Grace Leslie

Grace Leslie

Assistant Professor of Music Technology
Composition
Annika Socolofsky

Annika Socolofsky

Assistant Professor of Composition • Faculty Coach, CU Boulder SoundWorks • Chair, CU Boulder SoundWorks Committee
Composition
John Drumheller

John Drumheller

Teaching Professor, Composition + Music Technology
Composition
Michael Barnett

Mike Barnett

Assistant Teaching Professor, Music Theory + Composition
Composition • Music theory
EK

Egemen Kesikli

Guest Lecturer • Artistic Director, CU Boulder SoundWorks
Composition
Sean Winters

Sean Winters

Lecturer, Composition + Music Technology
Composition
Max Wolpert

Max Wolpert

Lecturer, Music Theory + Composition
Music theory • Composition

Conducting

Donald J. McKinney

Donald J. McKinney

Chair, Conducting • Professor of Conducting • Director of Bands
Conducting
Matthew Roeder

Matthew Roeder

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies + Enrollment Management • Associate Professor of Conducting + Music Education
Conducting • Music education
Gary Lewis

Gary Lewis

Professor of Conducting • Director of Orchestral Studies • Bob and Judy Charles Endowed Chair in Music
Conducting
Gregory Gentry

Gregory Gentry

Associate Professor of Choral Studies • Director of Choral Studies • Lynn Whitten Choral Music Faculty Fellow
Conducting
Matthew Dockendorf

Matthew Dockendorf

Assistant Professor, Conducting + Music Education • Associate Director of Bands • Director, Golden Buffalo Marching Band
Conducting • Music education
elizabeth swanson

Elizabeth Swanson

Assistant Professor of Conducting • Associate Director of Choral Studies
Conducting
Mike Tetreault Faculty Photo

Michael Tetreault

Teaching Assistant Professor, Percussion Specialist for Large Ensembles
Conducting
Branden Steinmetz

Branden Steinmetz

Teaching Assistant Professor, Conducting + Music Education • Assistant Director of Bands
Music education • Conducting

Entrepreneurship Center for Music

Jeffrey Nytch

Jeffrey Nytch

Associate Professor of Composition • Director, Entrepreneurship Center for Music
Composition • Entrepreneurship Center for Music

Jazz studies

John Gunther

John Gunther

Professor of Jazz Studies (Saxophones, Clarinet + Flute) • Director, Thompson Jazz Studies Program
Jazz studies
Douglas Walter

Douglas Walter

Professor of Percussion + Jazz
Brass + percussion • Jazz studies
Brad Goode

Brad Goode

Associate Professor of Jazz Studies (Trumpet)
Jazz studies
paul mckee

Paul McKee

Associate Professor of Jazz Studies (Trombone + Arranging/Composition)
Jazz studies
Paul Falk

Paul Falk

Vocal Jazz Ensemble Director
Jazz studies
Bijoux Barbosa

Bijoux Barbosa

Lecturer, Jazz Studies (Double Bass)
Jazz studies
clare church at drums

Clare Church

Lecturer, Jazz Studies
Jazz studies
David Corbus

David Corbus

Lecturer, Jazz Studies (Guitar)
Jazz studies
victor mestas

Victor Mestas

Lecturer, Jazz Studies
Jazz studies
hugh ragin

Hugh Ragin

Lecturer, Jazz Studies
Jazz studies
Paul Romaine

Paul Romaine

Lecturer, Jazz Studies (Drum Set)
Jazz studies
Carmen Sandim

Carmen Sandim

Lecturer, Jazz Studies
Jazz studies
Matt Smiley

Matt Smiley

Lecturer, Jazz Studies
Jazz studies
Heath Walton

Heath Walton

Lecturer, Jazz Studies
Jazz studies

Music education

leila heil

Leila Heil

Chair, Music Education • Associate Professor of Music Education
Music education
Margaret Haefner Berg

Margaret Haefner Berg

Associate Dean for Graduate Studies • Professor of Music Education
Music education
Matthew Roeder

Matthew Roeder

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies + Enrollment Management • Associate Professor of Conducting + Music Education
Conducting • Music education
martina miranda

Martina Miranda

Associate Professor of Music Education
Music education
David Rickels

David Rickels

Associate Professor of Music Education
Music education
Matthew Dockendorf

Matthew Dockendorf

Assistant Professor, Conducting + Music Education • Associate Director of Bands • Director, Golden Buffalo Marching Band
Conducting • Music education
Branden Steinmetz

Branden Steinmetz

Teaching Assistant Professor, Conducting + Music Education • Assistant Director of Bands
Music education • Conducting
Michelle Ewer

Michelle Ewer

Lecturer, Music Education
Music education

Music theory

Yonatan Malin

Yonatan Malin

Chair, Music Theory • Associate Professor of Music Theory
Music theory
Daphne Leong

Daphne Leong

Professor of Music Theory
Music theory
Keith Waters

Keith Waters

Professor of Music Theory
Music theory
Steven Bruns

Steven Bruns

Associate Professor of Music Theory
Music theory

Mark Arnett

Assistant Teaching Professor, Music Theory
Music theory
Michael Barnett

Mike Barnett

Assistant Teaching Professor, Music Theory + Composition
Composition • Music theory
Philip Chang

Philip Chang

Teaching Associate Professor, Music Theory
Music theory
karin buer

Karin Buer

Lecturer, Music Theory
Music theory
Max Wolpert

Max Wolpert

Lecturer, Music Theory + Composition
Music theory • Composition

Musicians’ Wellness Program

James Brody

James Brody

Associate Professor of Oboe • Director, Musicians' Wellness Program
Woodwinds • Musicians’ Wellness Program
Matt Tomatz

Matthew Tomatz

Embedded Therapist, Musicians' Wellness Program
Musicians’ Wellness Program

Musicology

rebecca maloy

Rebecca Maloy

Chair, Musicology • Professor of Musicology • Director, Center for Medieval + Early Modern Studies • Distinguished Professor
Musicology
ST

Susan Thomas

Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity + Inclusion • Professor of Musicology • Director, American Music Research Center • Joseph Negler Endowed Chair
Musicology
Carlo Caballero

Carlo Caballero

Professor of Musicology • Erma Mantey Faculty Fellow
Musicology
LS

Laurie J. Sampsel

Professor of Musicology
Musicology
Robert Shay

Robert Shay

Professor of Musicology
Musicology
Jeremy Smith

Jeremy Smith

Professor of Musicology
Musicology
Jay Keister

Jay Keister

Associate Professor of Ethnomusicology • Co-Director, Japanese Traditional Music Ensemble
Musicology • World Music Ensembles
benjamin teitelbaum

Benjamin R. Teitelbaum

Associate Professor of Ethnomusicology
Musicology
Austin C. Okigbo

Austin C. Okigbo

Associate Professor of Ethnomusicology • Director, World Vocal Ensemble
Musicology
Thomas Riis

Thomas Riis

Professor Emeritus
Musicology
Brenda Romero

Brenda Romero

Professor Emerita
Musicology

Piano + keyboard

Jennifer Hayghe

Jennifer Hayghe

Chair, Roser Piano + Keyboard Program • Associate Professor of Piano
Piano + keyboard
Andrew Cooper

Andrew Cooperstock

Professor of Piano
Piano + keyboard
Alejandro Cremaschi

Alejandro Cremaschi

Professor of Piano Pedagogy
Piano + keyboard
Robert Hill

Robert Hill

Professor of Harpsichord • Eugene D. Eaton, Jr., Chair in Baroque Music Performance
Piano + keyboard
David Korevaar

David Korevaar

Professor of Piano • Distinguished Professor • Helen and Peter Weil Faculty Fellow
Piano + keyboard
Margaret McDonald

Margaret McDonald

Associate Professor of Collaborative Piano
Piano + keyboard
Alexandra Nguyen

Alexandra Nguyen

Associate Professor of Collaborative Piano
Piano + keyboard
Robert Hjelmstad

Robert Hjelmstad

Lecturer, Collaborative Piano
Piano + keyboard
Suyeon Kim

Suyeon Kim

Assistant Teaching Professor, Collaborative Piano
Piano + keyboard
Hsiao-Ling Lin

Hsiao-Ling Lin

Teaching Assistant Professor, Collaborative Piano
Piano + keyboard
Barbara Noyes

Barbara Noyes

Postdoctoral Lecturer
Piano + keyboard

Strings

David Requiro

David Requiro

Chair, String Studies • Associate Professor of Cello
Strings
erika eckert

Erika Eckert

Associate Professor of Viola
Strings
Spera

Nicolò Spera

Associate Professor of Guitar • Director, Ritter Family Classical Guitar Program
Strings
Alex Gonzalez

Alex Gonzalez

Assistant Professor of Violin
Strings
Ed Dusinberre

Edward Dusinberre

Artist in Residence (Violin), Takács Quartet • Ralph E. and Barbara L. Christoffersen Faculty Fellow
Strings
Andras Fejer

András Fejér

Artist in Residence (Cello), Takács Quartet • Ralph E. and Barbara L. Christoffersen Faculty Fellow
Strings
Richard ONeill

Richard O'Neill

Artist in Residence (Viola), Takács Quartet • Ralph E. and Barbara L. Christoffersen Faculty Fellow
Strings
Harumi Rhodes

Harumi Rhodes

Artist in Residence (Violin), Takács Quartet • Associate Professor of Violin • Ralph E. and Barbara L. Christoffersen Faculty Fellow
Strings
K Schranz

Károly Schranz

Teaching Associate Professor, Violin
Strings
meta weiss

Meta Weiss

Teaching Associate Professor • Chamber Music Coordinator
Strings
Fritz Gearhart

Fritz Gearhart

Visiting Professor, Violin
Strings

Voice + opera + musical theatre

Nicholas Carthy

Nicholas Carthy

Co-chair, Voice + Opera • Associate Professor of Opera • Music Director, Eklund Opera Program
Voice + opera + musical theatre
Mutsumi Moteki

Mutsumi Moteki

Co-chair, Voice + Opera • Professor of Vocal Coaching • Berton Coffin Faculty Fellow
Voice + opera + musical theatre
Matthew Chellis

Matthew Chellis

Associate Professor of Voice (Tenor) • Director, Musical Theatre Program
Voice + opera + musical theatre
Leigh Holman

Leigh Holman

Associate Professor of Opera • Director, Eklund Opera Program
Voice + opera + musical theatre
Jennifer Bird

Jennifer Bird

Associate Professor of Voice (Soprano)
Voice + opera + musical theatre
Abigail Nims

Abigail Nims

Associate Professor of Voice (Mezzo soprano)
Voice + opera + musical theatre
John Seesholtz

John Seesholtz

Associate Professor of Voice (Baritone) • Director of Vocal Pedagogy
Voice + opera + musical theatre
andrew garland

Andrew Garland

Assistant Professor of Voice (Baritone)
Voice + opera + musical theatre
Jeremy Reger

Jeremy Reger

Assistant Professor of Vocal Coaching
Voice + opera + musical theatre
Justin Johnson

Justin Johnson

Instructor, Musical Theatre
Voice + opera + musical theatre
Jennifer DeDominici posing

Jennifer DeDominici

Lecturer, Voice
Voice + opera + musical theatre

Woodwinds

yoshi ishikawa with bassoon

Yoshiyuki (Yoshi) Ishikawa

Chair, Woodwind Studies • Professor of Bassoon
Woodwinds
Daniel Silver

Daniel Silver

Professor of Clarinet
Woodwinds
James Brody

James Brody

Associate Professor of Oboe • Director, Musicians' Wellness Program
Woodwinds • Musicians’ Wellness Program
Peter Cooper

Peter Cooper

Teaching Professor, Oboe
Woodwinds
Lucas Hopkins

Lucas Hopkins

Lecturer, Saxophone
Woodwinds

World Music Ensembles

Jay Keister

Jay Keister

Associate Professor of Ethnomusicology • Co-Director, Japanese Traditional Music Ensemble
Musicology • World Music Ensembles

Mami Itasaka-Keister

Director, Japanese Traditional Music Ensemble
World Music Ensembles

I Made Lasmawan

Director, Balinese Gamelan Ensemble
World Music Ensembles

Maputo Mensah

Director, West African Highlife Ensemble
World Music Ensembles