Faculty & Staff Directory

Our faculty are more than just highly skilled and dedicated teachers; they are celebrated artists and scholars. They know how to prepare you for a successful career as a performing artist, educator, entrepreneur, and more, because they have first-hand experience. It’s not unusual for our faculty to grace stages, release albums, and conduct and play in internationally renowned orchestras—all while providing students with thoughtful instruction and unparalleled knowledge about what it truly takes to become world-class performing artists and leading arts scholars.

Matt Albert

Chair of Chamber Music and Associate Professor of Music

Liz Ames

Collaborative Pianist for Winds & Percussion and Voice & Opera

Ryanne Arecheja

Assistant to Associate Dean for Undergraduate Academic Affairs and Associate Dean for Collaborations and Partnerships

Matthew Bengtson

Associate Professor of Music
Fortepiano, Piano, Piano Literature