Mary Simoni

Dean, School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences & Professor, Arts · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Works as a leading composer, author, teacher, pianist, and arts administrator

Sound Synthesis Interactive Electronics Music Education Music Theory Music Composition

Virginia Saya

Professor of Music and Director, Sinatra Opera Workshop · Loyola Marymount University

Professor of Music and Director, Sinatra Opera Workshop

Musicology Music History Sinatra Opera Workshop

Janet Favreau

Senior Lecturer and Applied Instructor of Music (Piano) · Loyola Marymount University

Applied Instructor of Music (Piano)

Applied Piano Class Piano Ensemble Theory Music History

John Covach

Professor of Music and Director of the Institute for Popular Music; Professor of Theory at Eastman School of Music · University of Rochester

John Covach is an expert on the history of popular and rock music, 12-tone music, and the philosophy and aesthetics of music.

Rock 'n' Roll Music and Culture Progressive Rock in the 1970s The Beatles Popular Music

Michael Golden, DMA

Professor of Music Composition and Theory, and Director, Creative Arts Program · Soka University

Michael Golden’s teaching and creative interests include composition and jazz improvisation, music and ecology, and music and peacebuilding

Music and Ecology World Music Composition (including computer music) Music Theory Jazz and Improvisation

Mark Katz, Ph.D.

Ruel W. Tyson Jr. Distinguished Professor of Humanities and Director, Institute for the Arts and Humanities, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC at Chapel Hill

Professor Katz teaches courses on music and technology, popular music and modern art music

Musicology Music Theory Music Education Academic Writing Chamber Music