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Faculty & Staff

Smith faculty offer a wide variety of academic and performance courses. Performance instruction on instruments not taught by Smith faculty is offered through the Five Colleges and selected adjunct teachers in the area.

Faculty

Raphael Atlas
Professor of Music (theory)

Joseph Baldwin
Iva Dee Hiatt Distinguished
Assistant Director of Choral
Activities & Lecturer in Music

Peter Bloom
Grace Jarcho Ross 1933 Professor of Humanities

Jane Bryden
Iva Dee Hiatt Professor of Music (voice)

Karen Smith Emerson
Elsie Irwin Sweeney Professor
of Music (voice)

Judith Gordon
Associate Professor of Music (piano)

Jonathan Hirsh
Senior Lecturer & Director of Orchestral and Choral Activities

Grant Moss
Senior Lecturer & Organist to the College

Clifton J. (Jerry) Noble
Staff Pianist

Olabode Omojola
Five College Associate Professor of Music

Marie-Volcy Pelletier
Lecturer in Music (cello)

Joel Pitchon
Professor of Violin and Chamber Music

Margaret Sarkissian
Professor of Music & Chair of Department (ethnomusicology)

Richard Sherr
Caroline L. Wall '27 Professor of Music

Kate Soper
Assistant Professor of Music (composition)

Liza Stepanova
Iva Dee Hiatt Visiting Artist in Piano & Lecturer in Music

Steve Waksman
Professor of Music and American Studies

Adjunct Faculty

If you would like to reach any of our adjuncts, or if you have questions about instruments not listed here, please contact our Associate Chair for the Coordination of Performance Joel Pitchon.

Fred Aldrich
french horn

Claire Arenius
drums

Sarah Briggs
violin

Phillip de Fremery
guitar

Robert Eisenstein
early music

Rebecca Eldredge
bassoon

Ronald Gorevic
viola

Judith Gray
voice

Donna Hébert
fiddle

Mary Hubbell
voice

Colleen Jennings
violin/viola

Bruce Krasin
saxophone

Kirsten Hadden Lipkens
oboe

Ellen Redman
flute, irish flute, wind ensemble, wailing banshees

Alice Robbins
gamba, cello

Genevieve Rose
jazz ensemble

Marc Ryser
piano

Emily Samuels
recorder

Lynn Sussman
clarinet

Felice Swados
harp

John Van Eps
drums

Emeriti

Ken Fearn

Monica Jakuc Leverett

Ron Perera

Ruth Solie

Donald Wheelock

William Wittig

Administrative Staff

Linda Shaughnessy
Administrative Assistant

Dahlia Ting
Events Coordinator