Jun 25, 2024  
2009-2011 Graduate Catalog 


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Good, Jonathan
  (2006), Professor; B.S., Mansfield University; M.M., Ohio University Athens

Graduate Coordinator

McKay, Janis
  (1995), Associate Professor; B.M., University of Georgia; M.M., University of Louisville; D.M.A., Ohio State University.

Graduate Faculty

Anderson, Alfonse
  (1997), Professor; B.A., M.M., Texas Southern University; D.M.A., University of Arizona.
Baley, Virko
  (1970), Professor; B.M., M.M., Los Angeles Conservatory of Music and Arts.
Barone, Anthony
  (2006), Assistant Professor; B.A., Cornell University; M.A., Eastman School of Music; Ph.D., Columbia University.
Bernatis, Bill
  (1998), Associate Professor; B.M., Washburn University of Topeka; M.M., Indiana University Bloomington.
Burkett, Eugenie
  (2005), Associate Professor; B.M.E., BALOY; M.A., Manhattan School of Music; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Caplan, Stephen
  (1989), Professor; B.M., Northwestern University; M.M., D.M.A., University of Michigan.
Fitzpatrick, Tod
  (2003), Associate Professor; B.M., Chapman University; M.M., University of Southern California; D.M.A., University of Southern California.
Grim, Jennifer
  (2007), Assistant Professor; B.A., Stanford University; M.M., M.M.A., D.M.A., Yale University.
Gronemeier, Dean
  (1989), Professor and Associate Dean; B.A., Northern Illinois University; M.M., D.M.A., University of Arizona; J.D., University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Grossman, Jorge
  (2004), Assistant Professor; B.M. Faculdade Santa Marcelina; M.M., Florida International University; D.M.A., Boston University.
Hanlon, Kenneth M.
  (1970), Professor; B.M., M.M., D.M.A., Peabody Conservatory of Music of Johns Hopkins University.
Krysa, Taras
  (2007), Assistant Professor; B.M., Manhattan School of Music; M.M., Indiana University; M.M., Northwestern University.
LaBounty, Anthony
  (1988), Associate Professor; B.M. University of Arizona; M.S., University of Illinois Urbana.
Le, Wei-Wei
  (2007), Assistant Professor; B.M. Oberlin Conservatory of Music; M.M. Cleveland Institute of Music.
Leslie, Thomas
  (1985), Professor; B.M.E., University of Iowa; M.S., Indiana State University.
Loeb, David
  (2002), Associate Professor; B.S., West Chester University; M.M., The University of Rochester, Eastman School of Music.
Mueller, Susan
  (2002), Assistant Professor; B.M., The University of Kansas; M.M., Lesley College.
Smith, Andrew
  (1995), Associate Professor; B.M., Hartt College of Music; M.M., Mannes College of Music; D.M.A., University of California, Santa Barbara.
Sturm, Marina
  (2004), Assistant Professor; Wisconsin Conservatory of Music; Institute de Hautes Etudes Musicales; M.M., Victoria University; D.M.A., State University of New York at Stony Brook.
Suk, Mykola
  (2001), Associate Professor; B.M./M.M, D.M.A., Moscow State Conservatory of Music.
Suzuki, Takayoshi
  (1995), Instructor; B.M., Tokyo Conservatoire Shobi.
Taranto, Cheryl
  (1996), Head Music Librarian; B.M., M.M., M.L.S., Ph.D., Louisiana State University.
Warrington, Tom
  (1999), Associate Professor; B.M., University of Illinois Urbana Campus; M.M. Bowling Green State University;
Weiller, David
  (1984), Assistant Professor; B.A., Occidental College; M.M., University of Illinois Urbana.

Professors Emeriti

Emerson, Isabelle
  (1979-2006), Emeritus Professor; A.B. Barnard College; S.M.M. Union Theological Seminary; M. PHIL. Columbia University; Ph.D. Columbia University.
Kimball, Carol A.
  (1972-2008), Emeritus Professor; B. S. New York University; M. A. Arizona State University; D.M.A. Arizona State University.
Peterson, Douglas
  (1967-2000), Emeritus Professor; B.A. Grinnell College; B.M.E., Florida State University; M.A. University of Iowa; D.M.A., University of Iowa.

The UNLV Department of Music provides a professional artistic environment that supports programs of excellence in the development of musicians. The Department offers graduate programs, accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, which lead to the Master of Music degree with options in Applied Music (Performance), Composition /Theory, Music Education, or Conducting. The Doctor of Musical Arts degree is offered in Performance.

Students not admitted to graduate programs in Music may register for graduate courses only with permission from the instructor of the course and the appropriate program administrator.

The Application Process

All UNLV graduate student applicants must be accepted into the UNLV Graduate College before they can be admitted into the Department of Music.  Department of Music graduate student applicants should begin the application and admission process by visiting the Graduate College website and completing an on-line application.


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