Contact YSM

Staff Directory

Administration + Staff

Please select the office you would like to contact from the list below.

General Inquiries
203 432-1965
yalemusic.info@yale.edu

YSM Box Office
203 432-4158
concerts@yale.edu

 

Office of the Dean

Robert Blocker
The Henry and Lucy Moses Dean of Music

Stefanie Parkyn
Senior Executive Assistant to the Dean & Chief of Staff
203 432-4160

Fallon Colavolpe
Senior Administrative Assistant
203 432-1965

Fax 203 432-737

Office of the Deputy Dean

Melvin Chen
Deputy Dean

Belinda Conrad
Program Manager
203 432-7386

Fax 203 432-2061

Office of the Associate Dean

Michael Yaffe
Associate Dean

Rachel Glodo
Program Specialist
203 432-6045

Fax 203 432-7542

Admissions

Donna Yoo
Director of Admissions

Megan Doran
Coordinator
203 432-4155

Fax 203 432-7448
gradmusic.admissions@yale.edu

Alumni Affairs

Donna Yoo
Director of Alumni Affairs

Megan Doran
Coordinator
203 432-4155

Fax 203 432-7448

Business Office

Patty Torello
Business Manager
203 432-9244

Chuck Stupakevich
Senior Financial Analyst
203 432-8802

JaQuay Black
Financial Assistant
203 432-3832

Career Strategies

Astrid Baumgardner
Coordinator
203 432-7732

Center for Studies in Music Technology

Jack Vees
Director
203 432-4164

Collection of Musical Instruments

William Purvis
Director

Susan E. Thompson
Curator

Christina Linsenmeyer
Associate Curator

203 432-0822
musinst@yale.edu

Communications

Katie Kelley
Director of Communications
203 432-0893

David Brensilver
Communications Officer
203 432-1222

Jenny Reed
Design Manager
203 436-4928

Travis Wurges
Video Producer
203 432-7272

musicnews@yale.edu

Concert Office

Krista Johnson
Manager
203 432-4159

Kate Gonzales
Box Office & Concert Programs
203 432-4397

Box Office
203 432-4158
Fax 203 432-7542
concerts@yale.edu

Development

Katherine Darr
Director
203 432-2208

Media Production

Music in Schools Initiative

Rubén Rodríguez
Director of Music in Schools Initiative, New Haven

Esther Woo
Administrative Assistant

203 432-5033
musicinschools@yale.edu

Norfolk Chamber Music Festival/Yale Summer School of Music

Melvin Chen
Director

James Nelson
General Manager

Deanne Chin
Associate Manager

Benjamin Schaeffer
Associate Administrator

203 432-1966 (September–May)
860 542-3000 (June–August)

Operations

Tara Deming
Manager
203 432-4142

Christopher Melillo
Assistant Manager
203 432-8098

Dionne James
Operations Assistant
203 436-2178

Fax 203 432-754

Yale Philharmonia + New Music New Haven

Peter Oundjian
Principal Conductor, Yale Philharmonia

Aaron Jay Kernis
Artistic Director, NMNH

Jeff Mistri
Manager, Yale Philharmonia & NMNH
203 432-1978

Fax 203 432-7542

Piano Curators

William Harold
Associate Curator

Brian Daley
Associate Curator

Robert Crowson
Associate Curator

203 432-4163

Student Services

Suzanne Stringer
Director of Student Services

Kellie Wood
Senior Administrative Assistant
203 432-4151

Fax 203 432-7448

Technological Support

Greg Johnson
Desktop Support Specialist

Yale Opera

Doris Yarick-Cross
Artistic Director, Yale Opera

Erika Niemi Heltzel
Manager
203 432-2690

Mailing Address

Please send all materials to our mailing address unless you are using a private courier such as FedEx, UPS, or DHL.

Mailing Address
Yale School of Music
PO Box 208246
New Haven, CT
06520-8246

FedEx, UPS, or DHL
Yale School of Music
98 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06511