Music Faculty and Staff Directory

Full-Time Faculty

Dr. Karen Becker, Chairperson

Associate Professor, Piano
Office: Myers Fine Arts 114
Phone: (518) 564-2477
Email: beckerke@plattsburgh.edu
Learn more about Karen Becker

Mr. Daniel Gordon

Professor, Saxophone
Office: Myers Fine Arts 229
Phone: (518) 564-2470
Email: gordondj@plattsburgh.edu
Learn more about Mr. Gordon

Ms. Jo Ellen Miano

Associate Professor, Choral Director
Office: Myers Fine Arts 225
Phone: (518) 564-2472
Email: mianoj@plattsburgh.edu
Learn more about Ms. Miano

Dr. Bill Pfaff

Associate Professor, Theory, History, Composition
Office: Myers Fine Arts 227
Phone: (518) 564-2469
Email: pfaffwp@plattsburgh.edu
Learn more about Dr. Pfaff

Adjunct Faculty

Ms. Robin Cameron-Phillips

Adjunct Lecturer, Flute
Office: Myers Fine Arts 114D
Phone: (518) 564-2482
Email: camerorl@plattsburgh.edu
Learn more about Ms. Cameron-Phillips

Ms. Louise Dionne

SUNY Plattsburgh Alum
Adjunct Lecturer, Piano
Office: Myers Fine Arts 114F
Phone: (518) 564-2489
Email: dionnelm@plattsburgh.edu
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Mr. Michael Angelo Fratino

Adjunct Lecturer, Guitar
Office: Myers Fine Arts 114F
Phone: (518) 564-2489
Email: fratinma@plattsburgh.edu
Learn more about Mr. Fratino

Mr. Gabriel Jarrett

Adjunct Lecturer, Drum Set
Office: Myers Fine Arts 320
Phone: (518) 564-2196
Email: jarretg@plattsburgh.edu
Learn more about Mr. Jarrett

 

Dr. Stephen Light

Applied Banjo
Office: Redcay 114
Phone: (518) 564-3325
Email: lightsc@plattsburgh.edu
Learn more about Dr.Light

Mr. Herm Matlock

Adjunct Lecturer, Trumpet
Office: Myers Fine Arts 314D
Phone: (518) 564-2175
Email: matloch@plattsburgh.edu  
Learn more about Mr. Matlock

 

Dr. Jun Matsuo

Adjunct Lecturer, Music Topics, Piano
Office: Myers Fine Arts 114E
Phone: (518) 564-2180
Email: jmats002@plattsburgh.edu

Mr. Timothy Morningstar

Adjunct Lecturer, Voice
Office: Myers Fine Arts 114D
Phone: (518) 564-2482
Email: mornintp@plattsburgh.edu
Website: www.tpmVoice.com
Learn more about Mr. Morningstar

Ms. Ellen Powell

Adjunct Lecturer, Bass
Office: Myers Fine Arts 314A
Phone: (518) 564-2487
Email: epowe001@plattsburgh.edu
Learn more about Ms. Powell

 

Ms. Marilyn Reynolds

Adjunct Lecturer, Violin/Viola
Office: Myers Fine Arts 114B
Phone: (518) 564-4667
Email: mreyn006@plattsburgh.edu
Learn more about Ms. Reynolds

Ms. Lori Salimando-Porter

Adjunct Lecturer, Trombone
Office: Myers Fine Arts 114E
Phone: (518) 564-2180
Email: lsali001@plattsburgh.edu

Ms. Janine Scherline

Adjunct Lecturer, Clarinet
Office: Myers Fine Arts 314A
Phone: (518) 564-2487
Email: scherlj@plattsburgh.edu
Learn more about Ms. Scherline

Mr. Charles “Skip” Smithson

Adjunct Lecturer, Mandolin
Office: Myers Fine Arts 314A
Phone: (518) 564-2180
Email: csmit046@plattsburgh.edu
Learn more about Skip Smithson

 

Mr. Thomas Venne

Adjunct Lecturer, Bluegrass Guitar
Office: Myers Fine Arts 320
Phone: (518) 564-2180
Email: tvenn001@plattsburgh.edu
Learn more about Thomas Venne

Mr. William Verity

Adjunct Lecturer, Voice
Office: Myers Fine Arts 114B
Phone: (518) 564-4667
Email: veritywc@plattsburgh.edu
Learn more about Bill Verity

Staff

Dwayne Butchino

Department Performing Arts Coordinator
Office: Myers Fine Arts 220
Phone: (518) 564-2243
Email: butc3332@plattsburgh.edu
Learn more about Dwayne Butchino

Christina Lagree

Department Secretary
Office: Myers Fine Arts 220
Phone: (518) 564-2180
Email: clagr001@plattsburgh.edu
Learn more about Christina Lagree

In Memoriam

Rick Davies

Professor of Music
Learn more about Rick Davies