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Composition Faculty


David T. Little, PhD
Assistant Professor of Composition
Coordinator of New Music
Director, Program in Composition
BM, Percussion Performance, Susquehanna University; MM, Music Composition, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; MFA, Music Composition, Princeton University, PhD, Princeton University


Ruby Fulton, DMA
Adjunct Professor of Composition
BM Boston University; MM San Francisco Conservatory; DMA, Peabody Conservatory.




Thomas Albert, DMA
Professor of Music (Musical Theatre, Composition) Charles B. Levitin Chair in Musical Theatre
AB, Barton College; MMus, DMA, University of Illinois



Matthew Herman, DMA
Adjunct Associate Professor of Music
BM, The College of Wooster, MM, Bowling Green State University, DMA, Temple University


1 William Averitt, DMA
Professor Emeritus
BM, Murray State University; MM and DMA, Florida State University



Associated New Music Faculty

Timothy J. Robblee,PhD
Associate Professor of Music, Director of Bands, EDGE Ensemble conductor
BA Whitworth College, MM Northwestern University, PhD University of Minnesota


1 Doris Lederer
Associate Professor of Music (Viola, Chamber Music)
Diploma, Curtis Institute of Music, Indiana University




1Jan Wagner
Associate Professor of Music (Orchestras)
Artist Diploma in Orchestral Conducting and Opera Coaching, Academy of Music in Vienna, Austria



Earl Yowell
Percussion performance and instruction,co-director of Ear Candy
BM Northwestern University, Chicago, ILMM Cleveland Institute of Music, Cleveland, Ohio





Garrick Zoeter
Director of student new music ensemble ensemble, co-director of Ear Candy
Anna Lee Van Buren Associate Professor of Music (Clarinet)
BM The Juilliard School; MM Yale University