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Meet our Faculty

Recognized around the world for their performances, compositions, and scholarship, Yale School of Music faculty are an invaluable resource for our students, our audiences, and our field. 

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William Purvis

William Purvis

Professor in the Practice of Horn, Yale School of Music
Director, Collection of Musical Instruments
Kevin Cobb

Kevin Cobb

Visiting Associate Professor Adjunct of Trumpet, Yale School of Music
Scott Hartman

Scott Hartman

Lecturer in Trombone, Yale School of Music
Carol Jantsch

Carol Jantsch

Lecturer in Tuba, Yale School of Music
Composition
Martin Bresnick

Martin Bresnick

Charles T. Wilson Professor in the Practice of Composition, Yale School of Music
Director, New Music Workshop, Norfolk Chamber Music Festival
Aaron Jay Kernis

Aaron Jay Kernis

Professor Adjunct of Composition, Yale School of Music
Artistic Director, New Music New Haven, Yale School of Music
David Lang

David Lang

Professor Adjunct of Composition, Yale School of Music
Hannah Lash

Hannah Lash

Associate Professor of Composition, Yale School of Music
Christopher Theofanidis

Christopher Theofanidis

Professor in the Practice of Composition, Yale School of Music
Conducting
Jeffrey Douma

Jeffrey Douma

Professor Adjunct of Choral Conducting, Yale School of Music
Director, Yale Glee Club, Department of Music
Thomas C. Duffy

Thomas C. Duffy

Director, Yale University Bands, Department of Music
Director, Yale Jazz Initiative, Department of Music
Professor Adjunct of Music, Yale School of Music
Artistic Director, Ellington Jazz Series, Yale School of Music
David Hill

David Hill

Professor Adjunct of Choral Conducting, Institute of Sacred Music
Principal Conductor, Yale Schola Cantorum, Institute of Sacred Music
Peter Oundjian

Peter Oundjian

Professor Adjunct of Music and Orchestral Conducting, Yale School of Music
Principal Conductor, Yale Philharmonia, Yale School of Music
Guitar
Benjamin Verdery

Benjamin Verdery

Associate Professor Adjunct of Guitar, Yale School of Music
Harp
June Han

June Han

Lecturer in Harp, Yale School of Music
Harpsichord
Arthur Haas

Arthur Haas

Lecturer in Harpsichord, Yale School of Music
Organ
Jeffrey Brillhart

Jeffrey Brillhart

Lecturer in Organ Improvisation, Institute of Sacred Music
Martin Jean

Martin Jean

Director, Yale Institute of Sacred Music, Institute of Sacred Music
Professor of Organ, Institute of Sacred Music
Jon Laukvik

Jon Laukvik

Visiting Professor of Organ, Institute of Sacred Music
Walden Moore

Walden Moore

Lecturer Adjunct in Organ, Institute of Sacred Music
Percussion
Robert Van Sice

Robert Van Sice

Lecturer in Percussion, Yale School of Music
Piano
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Boris Berman

Sylvia and Leonard Marx Professor in the Practice of Piano, Yale School of Music
Artistic Director, Horowitz Piano Series, Yale School of Music
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Robert Blocker

Henry and Lucy Moses Dean of Music, Yale School of Music
Professor of Piano, Yale School of Music
Melvin Chen

Melvin Chen

Deputy Dean, Yale School of Music
Professor in the Practice of Piano, Yale School of Music
Director, Norfolk Chamber Music Festival
Hung-Kuan Chen

Hung-Kuan Chen

Visiting Professor of Piano, Yale School of Music
Elizabeth Parisot

Elizabeth Parisot

Associate Professor Adjunct of Piano, Yale School of Music
Boris Slutsky

Boris Slutsky

Visiting Professor in the Practice of Piano, Yale School of Music
Wei-Yi Yang

Wei-Yi Yang

Associate Professor Adjunct of Piano, Yale School of Music
Strings
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Syoko Aki

Professor in the Practice of Violin, Yale School of Music
Serena Canin

Serena Canin

Artist in Residence (Brentano String Quartet), Yale School of Music
Hyo Kang

Hyo Kang

Professor Adjunct of Violin, Yale School of Music
Ani Kavafian

Ani Kavafian

Professor in the Practice of Violin, Yale School of Music
Daniel S. Lee

Daniel S. Lee

Part-Time Acting Instructor in Early Music, Violin, Yale School of Music
Wendy Sharp

Wendy Sharp

Assistant Professor Adjunct of Violin, Yale School of Music
Director, Chamber Music, Yale School of Music
Mark Steinberg

Mark Steinberg

Artist in Residence (Brentano String Quartet), Yale School of Music
Kyung Yu

Kyung Yu

Lecturer in Violin, Yale School of Music
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Misha Amory

Artist in Residence (Brentano String Quartet), Yale School of Music
Ettore Causa

Ettore Causa

Associate Professor Adjunct of Viola, Yale School of Music
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Ole Akahoshi

Assistant Professor Adjunct of Cello, Yale School of Music
Director, Yale Cellos, Yale School of Music
Nina Lee

Nina Lee

Artist in Residence (Brentano String Quartet), Yale School of Music
Paul Watkins

Paul Watkins

Visiting Professor Adjunct of Cello, Yale School of Music
Donald Palma

Donald Palma

Assistant Professor Adjunct of Double Bass, Yale School of Music
Voice
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Janna Baty

Assistant Professor Adjunct of Voice, Yale School of Music
Richard Cross

Richard Cross

Lecturer in Voice and Opera, Yale School of Music
Ethan Heard

Ethan Heard

Lecturer in Acting, Institute of Sacred Music
Christopher Murrah

Christopher Murrah

Lecturer in Voice and Opera, Yale School of Music
Tomoko Nakayama

Tomoko Nakayama

Lecturer in Music, Institute of Sacred Music
Emily Olin

Emily Olin

Lecturer in Voice and Opera, Yale School of Music
Timothy Shaindlin

Timothy Shaindlin

Lecturer in Voice and Opera, Yale School of Music
Kyle Swann

Kyle Swann

Lecturer in Voice and Opera, Yale School of Music
James Taylor

James Taylor

Professor in the Practice of Voice, Institute of Sacred Music
Doris Yarick-Cross

Doris Yarick-Cross

Professor in the Practice of Voice, Yale School of Music
Artistic Director, Yale Opera, Yale School of Music
Woodwinds
Ransom Wilson

Ransom Wilson

Professor Adjunct of Flute, Yale School of Music
Stephen Taylor

Stephen Taylor

Lecturer in Oboe, Yale School of Music
David Shifrin

David Shifrin

Professor in the Practice of Clarinet, Yale School of Music
Artistic Director, Oneppo Chamber Music Series, Yale School of Music
Artistic Director, Yale in New York, Yale School of Music
Frank Morelli

Frank Morelli

Associate Professor Adjunct of Music, Yale School of Music
Classroom Studies
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Astrid Baumgardner

Lecturer Adjunct in Music, Yale School of Music
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Paul Berry

Associate Professor Adjunct of Music History, Yale School of Music
Serena Blocker

Serena Blocker

Lecturer in English, Yale School of Music
Lynette Bowring

Lynette Bowring

Assistant Professor Adjunct of Music History, Yale School of Music
Wayne Escoffery

Wayne Escoffery

Lecturer in Jazz, Yale School of Music
Richard Gard

Richard Gard

Lecturer in Musicianship and Analysis, Yale School of Music
Robert Holzer

Robert Holzer

Associate Professor Adjunct of Music History, Yale School of Music
Carrie Koffman

Carrie Koffman

Lecturer in Applied Saxophone, Yale School of Music
Jonathan Mills

Jonathan Mills

Visiting Professor of Music, Yale School of Music
Seth Monahan

Seth Monahan

Visiting Associate Professor Adjunct of Musicianship and Analysis, Yale School of Music
Markus Rathey

Markus Rathey

Robert S. Tangeman Professor in the Practice of Music History (joint appointment with Yale Institute of Sacred Music), Yale School of Music
Sebastian Ruth

Sebastian Ruth

Visiting Lecturer in Community Engagement, Yale School of Music