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Associated CIM Faculty

Please click here for the full CIM faculty directory, including individual bios.

If you are interested in learning more about applied study with these faculty members, please contact:

Jennifer Wright | Coordinator of Department Operations & Undergraduate Recruitment  
Case Western Reserve University 
Department of Music
Office: 216.368.2400

Music Theory

Timothy Cutler

Jeanette Davis Ostrander

Marshall Griffith

Richard Nelson (Head)

Lisa Rainsong (CWRU music theory sequence)

Irwin Shung

Diane Urista

Donald Watts



Donald Better | guitar (classical/jazz/electric/bass)

*Lisa Boyko | viola

*Bryan Dumm | cello

Kathleen Horvath | double bass
CWRU Faculty

Jody Guinn | harp

Ida Mercer | cello

Carol Ruzicka | violin

Stephen Sims | violin



Derek Rikio Nishimura | piano

Sean Schulze | piano

Gerardo Teissonnière | piano

Todd Wilson | organ



Clifford Billions

Joan Ellison | Pop Vocals

Mary Schiller (Head)

Dean Southern


* denotes a member of the Cleveland Orchestra













Jeremy Allen



*Alan DeMattia | horn

Megan Guegold | horn

Paul Ferguson | trombone
CWRU Instructor

Ken Heinlein | euphonium and tuba

Loren Toplitz | trumpet



Gregory Banaszak | saxophone

Katherine DeJongh | flute

Mark DeMio | bassoon

Dan Gilbert | clarinet

Cynthia Watson | oboe



Matthew Larson | percussion
CWRU Lecturer

Paul Samuels | drum set


Historical Instruments

Julie Andrijeski | baroque violin
CWRU Senior Instructor

Peter Bennett | harpsichord 
CWRU Faculty

Francesca Brittan | harpsichord and fortepiano
CWRU Faculty

By assignment only:

Simon Martyn-Ellis | lute

Rene Shiffer | baroque cello

Kathie Stewart | recorder and baroque flute


Chamber Music Ensembles

Annie Fullard | String & Piano Chamber Music















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