World-class musicians and scholars

UBC School of Music faculty compose music regularly heard on the world’s stages, perform around the globe, publish in top journals, jury international music competitions, and record critically acclaimed and best-selling recordings.

 
 

 

Director & Division Chairs

T. PATRICK CARRABRÉ
Professor
Director, School of Music

NANCY HERMISTON
Professor
Opera Program Director
Chair, Voice/Opera

 

JASPER WOOD
Professor
Chair, Strings

TERENCE DAWSON
Senior Lecturer
Chair, Keyboard

DAVID METZER
Professor
Chair, Musicology

KEITH HAMEL
Professor
Chair, Composition

JOHN ROEDER
Professor
Chair, Music Theory

NATHAN HESSELINK
Professor
Chair, Ethnomusicology

ROBERT TAYLOR
Professor
Chair, Wind, Brass & Percussion

 

Composition Faculty

KEITH HAMEL
Professor
Chair, Composition

T. PATRICK CARRABRÉ
Professor
Director, School of Music

ROBERT PRITCHARD
Associate Professor

JOCELYN MORLOCK
Sessional Instructor

EDWARD TOP
Sessional Lecturer

 
 

Conducting Faculty

JONATHAN GIRARD
Associate Professor
Director of Orchestras

GRAEME LANGAGER
Associate Professor
Director of Choral Activities

CHRISTIN REARDON MACLELLAN
Sessional Lecturer
Conductor, UBC Concert Winds

ROBERT TAYLOR
Professor
Director of Bands

ALEXANDER WEIMANN
Sessional Lecturer

 
 
 

Ethnomusicology Faculty

NATHAN HESSELINK
Professor
Chair

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GAGE AVERILL
Professor
Dean, Faculty of Arts

J.S. KOFI GBOLONYO
Sessional Lecturer

MICHAEL TENZER
Professor 

I PUTU GEDE SUKARYANA
Sessional Instructor
UBC Balinese Ensemble

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GLORIA WONG
Sessional Lecturer

 
 
 

Musicology Faculty

DAVID METZER
Professor
Chair

HEDY LAW
Assistant Professor

CLAUDIO VELLUTINI
Assistant Professor

 
 

Music Theory Faculty

JOHN ROEDER
Professor
Chair, Music Theory

 

ÈVE POUDRIER
Assistant Professor

BRANDON KONOVAL
Senior Instructor

 
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SARAH REIMER
Sessional Lecturer

RICHARD KURTH
Professor (on leave)

 
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GRANT SAWATZKY
Sessional Lecturer

GORDON PASLAWSKI
Sessional Lecturer

 
 

Performance: Keyboard Faculty

TERENCE DAWSON
Senior Lecturer
Chair

MARK ANDERSON
Associate Professor

AMANDA CHAN
Sessional Lecturer

COREY HAMM
Professor
 

PATRICIA HOY
Sessional Lecturer

RENA SHARON
Professor

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JOHN STETCH
Sessional Instructor

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ALEXANDER WEIMANN
Sessional Lecturer

MIRANDA WONG
Sessional Lecturer

 
 

Performance: Strings, Harp and Guitar

JASPER WOOD
Professor
Chair

KENNETH FRIEDMAN
Adjunct Professor

DAVID GILLHAM
Assistant Professor

ALEC PEARSON
Sessional Instructor

MARINA THIBEAULT
Assistant Professor

ELIZABETH VOLPÉ BLIGH
Adjunct Professor

ERIC WILSON
Associate Professor

 
 

Performance: Woodwind, Brass & Percussion Faculty

ROBERT TAYLOR
Professor
Chair
Director of Bands

JEREMY BERKMAN
Sessional Lecturer

PAOLO BORTOLUSSI
Sessional Lecturer

INGRID CHIANG
Sessional Lecturer

ROGER COLE
Adjunct Professor

GREGORY COX
Adjunct Professor

DENNIS ESSON
Sessional Lecturer

BRENDA FEDORUK
Sessional Lecturer

JOSE FRANCH-BALLESTER
Assistant Professor, Clarinet and Chamber Music

VERN GRIFFITHS
Adjunct Professor

LARRY KNOPP
Adjunct Professor

SHARMAN KING
Sessional Lecturer

 

JAMES LITTLEFORD
Sessional Lecturer

JULIA LOCKHART
Adjunct Professor

PEDER MACLELLAN
Adjunct Professor

ALAN MATHESON
Sessional Lecturer

 

AARON MCDONALD
Adjunct Professor

ILAN MORGENSTERN
Sessional Instructor

JULIA NOLAN
Sessional Lecturer

BETH ORSON
Adjunct Professor

CHRISTIE RESIDE
Adjunct Professor

FRED STRIDE
Sessional Lecturer

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VALERIE WHITNEY
Assistant Professor

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MICHELLE ANDERSON
Sessional Instructor

Performance: Voice & Opera

NANCY HERMISTON
Professor
Chair
Opera Program Director

DAVID BOOTHROYD
Sessional Lecturer

 

PETER BARCZA
Sessional Lecturer

RICHARD EPP
Sessional Lecturer

MARISA GAETANNE
Sessional Lecturer

DALE THRONESS
Sessional Lecturer

RHOSLYN JONES
Adjunct Professor

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HELEN CHEN LEE
Sessional Instructor

J. PATRICK RAFTERY
Assistant Professor

ANNA THEODOSAKIS
Sessional Instructor