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Joint Music Program Faculty

 

CIM faculty who are a part of the Joint Music Program, a partnership with Case Western Reserve University, provide private music lessons and studio instruction to CWRU students. In the sections below you will find the faculty who teach in each area.

If you are interested in learning more about applied study with these Joint Music Program Faculty, please contact:

Jennifer Wright | Coordinator of Department Operations & Undergraduate Recruitment  
Case Western Reserve University 
Department of Music
Office: 216.368.2400
Email: music@case.edu

 

Music Theory & Composition

Keith Fitch | composition
Head, Composition (CIM) 

Lisa Rainsong | music theory
(CWRU music major sequence)

Irwin Shung | music theory
(CWRU music minor sequence)

 

Strings

Julie Andrijeski | baroque strings
Senior Instructor, CWRU

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

Lisa Boyko | viola

Bryan Dumm | cello

Jody Guinn | harp

Kathleen Horvath | double bass
Associate Professor, CWRU

Ida Mercer | cello

Carol Ruzicka | violin

Rene Schiffer | baroque cello

Stephen Sims | violin

 

Keyboard

Peter Bennett | harpsichord and organ
CWRU Faculty

Francesca Brittan | harpsichord and fortepiano
Assistant Professor, CWRU

Olga Gradojevich | piano

Derek Nishimura | piano

Sean Schulze | piano

Gerardo Teissonnière | piano

Todd Wilson | organ

 

Voice

Clifford Billions | voice

Joan Ellison | pop vocals

Mary Schiller | voice
Head, Voice (CIM) 

Dean Southern | voice

Emily Stauch | voice

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brass

Paul Ferguson | trombone
Senior Instructor, CWRU 

Meghan Guegold | horn
Preparatory Faculty, CIM

Ryan Scherber | tuba and euphonium
Assistant Professor, CWRU

Loren Toplitz | trumpet 

 

Woodwinds

Gregory Banaszak | saxophone

Heidi Ruby-Kushious | flute

Mark DeMio | bassoon

Dan Gilbert | clarinet

Debra Nagy | baroque oboe and recorder

Kathie Stewart | baroque flute and recorder

Cynthia Watson | oboe

 

Percussion

Matthew Larson | percussion and drum set
Part-time Lecturer, CWRU

  

Historical Performance Practice

Visiting artists:

Ellen Hargis | voice

Cathy Meints | viola da gamba 

Aaron Sheehan  | voice

  

Chamber Music

Annie Fullard | String & Piano Chamber Music Ensemble
Chamber Music Faculty, CIM

* denotes CIM Conservatory Faculty

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

Page last modified: October 18, 2017