Overview

Concentrations

Curriculum

Faculty & Staff

Administration:

  • Tom Baker , Interim Chair
  • Megan Campbell-Miller , Production Coordinator
  • Alek Edmonds , Technical Director
  • Francisco Orozco , Administrator
  • Frank Phillips , Facilities Manager

Instrumental Faculty:

  • Kofi Anang , African Drums
  • Tom Baker
  • John Carrington , Harp
  • Brian Chin , Trumpet
  • Peggy Dees , Clarinet
  • Mara Gearman , Viola
  • Brent Hages , Oboe and English horn
  • Jeff Hay , Trombone
  • Jennifer Hinkle , Trombone, Bass Trombone
  • Joe Kaufman , Double Bass
  • Matt Kocmieroski , Percussion
  • Seth Krimsky , Bassoon
  • Martin Kuuskmann , Bassoon
  • Paige Stockley Lerner , Cello
  • Michael Jinsoo Lim , Violin
  • Peter Mack, D.M.A. , Piano
  • Roger Nelson , Chorus, Piano, Conducting
  • Michael Nicolella , Guitar
  • Margie Pos , Bass, Musicianship
  • Julian Priester , Trombone, Jazz History
  • David Ritt , Trombone, Bass Trombone, Bass Trumpet
  • Mark Robbins , French horn
  • Murl Allen Sanders , Accordion
  • Adam Stern , Conducting, Orchestral Studies
  • Stephen Stubbs , Lute, Baroque Performance Practices
  • Paul Taub , Flute
  • Hans F Teuber , Woodwinds
  • Ben Thomas , Vibraphone, Percussion
  • Jay Thomas , Trumpet, Saxophone
  • Cristina Valdes , Piano
  • Tom Varner , French Horn

Composition Faculty:

  • Steve Barsotti
  • Emily Doolittle , Composition, Theory
  • Janice Giteck , Composition
  • Gretta Harley , Interdisciplinary Arts
  • Wayne Horvitz , Composition, Improvisation
  • Eyvind Kang , Composition,Violin and Viola
  • Jim Knapp , Jazz, Composition
  • Jovino Santos Neto , Latin Jazz, Arranging
  • Jarrad Powell , Composition, Gamelan

Early Music Faculty:

  • Vicki Boeckman , Recorder
  • Tekla Cunningham , Violin
  • Jillon Stoppels Dupree , Harpsichord
  • Maxine Eilander , Harp
  • Kris Kwapis , Baroque Trumpet, Cornetto
  • Anna Mansbridge , Renaissance & Baroque Dance
  • Ingrid Matthews , Violin
  • Byron Schenkman , Piano, Harpsichord
  • Janet See , Baroque Flute
  • Stephen Stubbs , Lute, Baroque Performance Practices
  • Margriet Tindemans , Viola da Gamba
  • Nathan Whittaker , Baroque Cello
  • Nancy Zylstra , Voice

Jazz Faculty:

  • Tim Carey , Jazz Theory
  • Dawn Clement , Piano
  • Paul de Barros , Jazz History
  • Chuck Deardorf , Bass, Jazz Ensembles
  • Becca Duran , Jazz Voice
  • Gary Gibson , Percussion and Music Notation
  • Randy Halberstadt , Piano, Jazz Theory
  • Jeff Hay , Trombone
  • Wayne Horvitz , Composition, Improvisation
  • Eyvind Kang , Composition,Violin and Viola
  • Johnaye Kendrick , Jazz Voice
  • Jim Knapp , Jazz, Composition
  • Jovino Santos Neto , Latin Jazz, Arranging
  • Margie Pos , Bass, Musicianship
  • Julian Priester , Trombone, Jazz History
  • Murl Allen Sanders , Accordion
  • Chris Spencer , Jazz Guitar
  • Hans F Teuber , Woodwinds
  • Ben Thomas , Vibraphone, Percussion
  • Jay Thomas , Trumpet, Saxophone
  • Tom Varner , French Horn
  • Beth Winter , Jazz Voice

Voice Faculty:

  • Michael Delos , Voice
  • Becca Duran , Jazz Voice
  • John Duykers , Voice, Opera
  • Kelly Harland , Jazz Voice
  • Johnaye Kendrick , Jazz Voice
  • Jessika Kenney , Voice
  • Natalie Lerch , Voice, Musical Theater, Opera
  • Cyndia Sieden , Coloratura Soprano
  • Kathryn Weld , Mezzo Soprano
  • Beth Winter , Jazz Voice

Resources

News & Events

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January 23, 2015

Cornish Presents 2015 season starts Jan. 25

Cornish's 35-year-old music series returns to Poncho Concert Hall with special appearances by visiting jazz artists and local classical musicians.

The Spring 2015 Cornish Presents music series kicks off Jan. 25 with the Ben Wendel Quartet at the P...

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December 19, 2014

Cornish Looks Beautiful At 100

Overlooking the formally attired crowd, all black tie and ball gowns to celebrate Cornish's 100th anniversary, graduate Mary Lambert remarked, “You look so beautiful out there."

Cornish College of the Arts celebrated 100 years in Seattle on Friday, November 14, 2014,...

More About Centennial Sponsors: The Cornish Centennial Gala set new records due in part to th...

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December 14, 2014

Baker Named Interim Music Chair

Starting January 2015, Tom Baker steps in as interim chair of the Music Department.

Tom Baker, DMA, officially assumes his new position as interim chair of the Music Department on Janu...

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December 4, 2014

Clues to Music Development Found In Bird Song

Faculty members from Cornish College of the Arts, Philipps University of Marburg, and University of Vienna, demonstrated that the bird songs share certain traits with human music.

“We need to be careful not to just project sound structures we are familiar with on to animal song...