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Kate Sheeran appointed Provost and Dean of San Francisco Conservatory of Music

sheeran-kateThe San Francisco Conservatory of Music announced yesterday the appointment of Kate Sheeran as Provost and Dean of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.

Currently Assistant Dean at Mannes School of Music of The New School, Sheeran takes up her new position on July 1, 2015. She succeeds Robert Fitzpatrick, who retires from the Conservatory after ably serving in this role in an interim capacity since January 2014.

“I am delighted to appoint Kate Sheeran as Provost and Dean of the Conservatory,” said David H. Stull, President of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, as quoted in the announcement. MORE

Published May 12, 2015
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Associate Provost Masse named new music dean at Stetson

Thomas Gilmore Masse ’91MM, ’92AD, has been named the next Dean of the Stetson University School of Music. Masse will begin work in his position in June.

Masse served as Deputy Dean of the Yale School of Music from 2005 to 2009 He is currently the Associate Provost for the Arts at Yale University. A clarinetist, Masse earned his Master of Music degree from the Yale School of Music and then the first Artist Diploma awarded to a clarinetist at Yale. While a student at Yale, he was a winner of the Woolsey Hall Competition.

Masse also holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Michigan, where he was a Regents Fellow, and an M.B.A. degree from the University of Connecticut. He has held teaching posts at Yale, the University of Michigan, and the University of Northern Colorado. MORE

Published February 28, 2013
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