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Composition Faculty

Years employed

Faculty name

Title

Area

1947-79

 

Boris Kremenliev

 

Professor

 

Balkans/Bulgaria

 

1954-74

 

Mantle Hood

 

Professor

 

Indonesia

 

1960-64

 

Colin McPhee

 

Lecturer

 

Western and Indonesian music

 

1966-69

 

Ulysses Kay

 

Lecturer

 

Symphonic and choral compositions; opera

 

1978-81

 

Jan Maegaard

Professor

Schoenberg scholar

1996, 1997

 

Elaine Barkin

 

Professor

 

World music composition

 

2001

 

Michael Tenzer

 

Visiting Professor

 

Theory and composition; African and Southeast Asian music

 

2005-present

 

Tamir Hendelman

 

Lecturer

 

Improvisation and composition

 

2007-present

 

Münir Beken

 

Assistant Professor

 

World music composition

 

2008-present

 

James Newton

 

Professor

 

Jazz composition