People

Department Contact:

Main Office: 773.702.8484
Fax: 773.753.0558
Library: 773.702.8445

To request a room or hall reservation, e-mail your request to music-reservations@lists.uchicago.edu

Plea​se Note:

If you have questions about the Music Department or our Performance Program, please be sure to check the Frequently Asked Questions pages for information before you contact faculty or staff:


Faculty: 

Office, Contact:

Jessica Swanston Baker
Assistant Professor of Music

GoH 314
773.702.8009

Easley Blackwood
Professor Emeritus

GoH 309
773.702.8484

Philip V. Bohlman
Ludwig Rosenberger Distinguished Service Professor; Director, Graduate Admissions

GoH 211
773.702.0514

Seth Brodsky
Associate Professor; Director, Graduate Studies

GoH 405
773.702.5909

Anthony Cheung
Assistant Professor of Music

GoH 113
773.702.9055

Thomas Christensen
Avalon Foundation Professor; Director, Master of Arts Program in the Humanities

Wieboldt 402
773.834.4181

Martha Feldman
Mabel Greene Myers Professor

GoH 318
773.702.8697

Berthold Hoeckner
Professor of Music; Chair, Department of Music

GoH 313
773.702.7629

Jennifer Iverson
Assistant Professor of Music; Director, Undergraduate Studies

GoH 301
773.702.3499

Travis A. Jackson
Associate Professor

GoH 302
773.834.1933

James Kallembach
Senior Lecturer in Music; Director, Choral Activities

Cobb 429
773.702.6063

Robert L. Kendrick
Professor of Music

GoH 308
773.834.8229

Olga Sánchez-Kisielewska
Lecturer in Music Theory

GoH 407
773.834.4442

Daniel Pesca
Director, Chamber Music; Lecturer

GoH 111
773.702.9847

Sam Pluta
Assistant Professor; Director, Computer Music Studio

GoH 201
773.702.8668

Marta Ptaszynska
Professor Emerita

GoH 206
773.702.8663

Shulamit Ran
Andrew MacLeish Distinguished Service Professor Emerita

GoH 401
773.702.3072

Don Michael Randel
Professor Emeritus; President Emeritus; Honorary Trustee of the University

212.500.2550
not in residence

Steven Rings
Associate Professor of Music

GoH 304
773.702.8577

Anne Walters Robertson
Claire Dux Swift Distinguished Service Professor; Dean, Division of the Humanities

GoH 209
773.834.0882

Barbara Schubert
Senior Lecturer; Director, Performance Program; Conductor, University Symphony Orchestra; Director, New Music Ensemble

GoH 403; LC 217B
773.702.7628

Augusta Read Thomas
University Professor

GoH 202
773.834.9935

Lawrence Zbikowski
Professor of Music

GoH 207
773.702.8788

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Performance Program Directors:

Office, Contact:

Svetlana Belsky
Director, Piano Program

LC 405
773.702.8484

Mwata Bowden
Director, Jazz X-tet

GoH 309
773.702.8484

John Corkill
Director, Percussion Ensemble

GoH 309
773.702.8484

David Douglass
Co-director, Early Music Ensemble, Newberry Consort

info@newberryconsort.org

Ellen Hargis
Co-director, Early Music Ensemble, Newberry Consort

info@newberryconsort.org

Chip De Stefano
Director, University Wind Ensemble

GoH 309
773.702.8484

James Kallembach
Director, Choral Activities; Senior Lecturer in Music

Cobb 429
773.702.6063

Patrice Michaels
Director, Vocal Studies

GoH 309
773.702.8484

Minu Pasupathi
Director, South Asian Vocal Ensemble

GoH 309
773.702.8484

Daniel Pesca
Director, Chamber Music; Lecturer

Logan 405

Barbara Schubert
Senior Lecturer; Director, Performance Program; Conductor, University Symphony Orchestra; Director, New Music Ensemble

GoH 403; LC 217B
773.702.7628

Matthew Sheppard
Director, University Chamber Orchestra

not in residence

Mollie Stone
Director, Choral Activities; Lecturer in Music

not in residence

Wanees Zarour
Director, Middle East Music Ensemble

GoH 309
773.702.8484

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Post-Doctoral Scholars and Visitors:

Office, Contact:

Jaume Ayats
Joan Coromines Visiting Chair of Catalan Studies

GoH 209
jayatsa@uchicago.edu

Miriam Escudero
Center for Latin American Studies Tinker Visiting Professor

GoH 203
miriamescudero@uchicago.edu 

Aaron Helgeson
Chicago Center for Contemporary Composition Postdoctoral Fellow

GoH 401
773.702.3072
ahelgeson@uchicago.edu

Maria Josefa Velasco
Humanities Teaching Postdoctoral Fellow

GoH 505
mjvelasco@uchicago.edu

Dan Wang
Humanities Teaching Postdoctoral Fellow

GoH 505
dyw@uchicago.edu

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Departmental Staff:

Office, Contact:

Aaronson Bell
Operations & Technology Assistant

GoH 309
773.834.3383
aaronson@uchicago.edu

Peter Gillette
Academic Affairs and Operations Manager

GoH 310
773.702.2089
ptgillette@uchicago.edu

Landon Hegedus
Communications and Production Assistant, University of Chicago Presents

5720 S. Woodlawn
773.705.8068
landonh@uchicago.edu

Amy Iwano
Executive Director, University of Chicago Presents

5720 S. Woodlawn
773.702.1233
iwano@uchicago.edu

Scott Landvatter
Bibliographer for Music

JRL 362
773.702.8447
slandvat@uchicago.edu

Trish Lawlis
Coordinator, Center for Italian Opera Studies

5720 S. Woodlawn
773.702.9148
plawlis@uchicago.edu

Daniel Meyers
Marketing Coordinator, University of Chicago Presents

5720 S. Woodlawn
773.705.8068
meyersd@uchicago.edu

Molly Murphy
Academic Support Specialist

GoH 303
773.834.3392
mmurphy15@uchicago.edu

Ken Orgel
Piano Technician

orgel@kopiano.com

Angela Marina Risi
Department Assistant

GoH 309
773.702.8484
amrisi@uchicago.edu

Hugo J. Seda
Director of Production and Education, University of Chicago Presents

5720 S. Woodlawn
773.702.0971
seda@uchicago.edu

Claire Snarski
Graphic Designer

LC 217
773.834.3927
csnarski@uchicago.edu

Margo Strebig
Director of Communications and Public Relations

LC 217
773.702.3427
mstrebig@uchicago.edu

Laura Swierzbin
Coordinator, Performance Program

GoH 403
773.702.9075
ltswierz@uchicago.edu

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Graduate Students

A list of current students, and information on their interests, is maintained by the Graduate Music Society.

Alumni

A list of alumni from the Department of Music can be found in the Graduate Study section of the site. 

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