Sep 19, 2021  
Catalog 2021-2022 
Catalog 2021-2022


Chair of the Department of Music: Jeremy Day-O’Connell

Associate Professors: Jeremy Day-O’Connell, Sarah Day-O’Connell, Benjamin Givan, Anthony Holland

Assistant Professor: Charlotte D’Evelyn

Visiting Assistant Professors: Thomas Johnson

Distinguished Artist-in-Residence: Joel Brown, Michael Emery, Jan Vinci

Visiting Artist-in-Residence: Young Kim

Senior Artists-in-Residence: John Nazarenko, Sylvia Stoner-Hawkins

Senior Teaching Professor: Evan Mack

Lecturers: *Richard Cherry, * Sue Daves, *Randall Ellis, *Brett Grigsby, Patricia Hadfield, *Robert Halek, *Milton Lee, *Patrice Malatestinic, *George Muscatello, *Jameson Platte, *Josh Rodriguez, *Alexander Turpin

Private Music Instructors: *Luke Baker, *Jonathan Brin, *Veena Chandra, *Dan Cordell, *Michael Dee, *Casey Gray, *Elizabeth Huntley, *Adam Hutcheson, *John Kirk, *Eric Latini, *Patricia Miller, *Laura Manko Sahin, *Michael Silvagnoli, *Richard Syracuse

Accompanists: Richard Cherry, Carol Ann Elze-Sussedorf, Patricia Hadfield

* = part time

Department Overview

The Department of Music offers courses in five areas of musical study: musicology/ethnomusicology, music theory, music technology, individual musical performance, and ensemble performance. These courses meet the needs of music majors and minors and students whose concentrations lie in other disciplines.

Major Requirements


Minor Requirements




Course Listing


MU 109 - Global Hip Hop  
MU 221 - The Fortepiano  
MU 343 - Seminar in Avant-Garde Jazz and American Postwar Racial Politics  


MU 352 - Film Scoring  

Seminars and Independent Projects




Skidmore Ensembles

MP 256 - Music Outreach: Performance  
MP 257 - Music Outreach: Organization  

MP 295 - Skidmore Concert Band