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The music faculty at the University of Bridgeport are recognized professional musicians, educators, and scholars active throughout southern New England and the metropolitan New York City area. They bring a diversity of experiences, approaches, and specialties into focus, and are united by their care for students’ musical and personal growth. As a student, you will learn your trade with highly individualized attention.


Jeffrey Johnson, Assistant Provost for Student Success, Professor of Music (Music Theory, Music History, Music Criticism, Composition)

Frank Martignetti, Interim Director of the Music Program, Director of Choral Activities & Graduate Studies in Music Education, Lecturer in Music (Music Education, Choral and Vocal Music, Aural Skills, Music Theory)

Dan Arcamone (Guitar)

Lisa Arkis (Flute)

Annalisa Boerner (Viola)

Dr. J. Owen Burdick (Music History)

Chris Coogan (Jazz & Piano)

Dr. D. Edward Davis (Ear Training)

Terrence Fay (Brass)

Leo Ficks (Strings)

Michael Goetz (Bass, Jazz History)

Mark Hamilton (Theater)

Emilie Roberts Hannon (Voice & Theater)

William Harris (Woodwinds)

Dave Hart (Music Technology)

Dr. J. Oliver Homann (Oboe)

Jeffrey Jones (Percussion)

Kate Katcher (Theatre)

M. Elizabeth Martignetti (Horn)

Ian McDonald (Technical Theater)

Tim McLafferty (Drum Set)

E. Kyle Minor (Theater)

Brandt Schneider (Music Education)

Aron Smith  (Piano)

Ken Trapp (Music Education)

Dr. Mark Vickers (Music Education)

Julie Viscardi-Smalley (Music Business)

Dr. Richard Weidlich (Voice)

Alexis Zingale (Piano, Chamber Music)

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