Master of Music in Instrumental Music Education

Accreditation

The Department of Music is a member of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM). In addition, the Music Education program is a member of the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). CAEP advances excellence in educator preparation through evidence-based accreditation that assures quality and supports continuous improvement to strengthen P-12 student learning.

Degree Requirements

This degree program is offered for candidates who are active music teachers. All Master of Music - Music Education degree candidates must submit a videotape or DVD of their teaching prior to admission into the program.Since degree requirements and course offerings can change from year to year, consult the General Course Catalog for your appropriate school year's requirements and suggestions. Candidates for all master's degrees in music should consult the current Department of Music Handbook for information concerning auditions and placement, as well as proficiency examinations. (The Handbook is a continuously updated document; inquire about its availability at the Department of Music office located in the Virginia Street Gym (VSG), Second Floor, Room 100, or call (775) 784-6145. Candidates must complete all Graduate School requirements for the master's degree.

Music Education Faculty

Faculty: Instrumental Performance

James Albrecht
Assistant Professor, Trombone and Euphonium
(775) 784-6145
jamesalbrecht@unr.edu

Jonathan Bhatia
Lecturer of Music, Trumpet
(775) 682-9879
jbhatia@unr.edu

Russ Dickman
Tuba
(775) 784-6145
erdickman@gmail.com

Natalie Brooke Higgins
Assistant Professor, Horn
(775) 682-9877
nhiggins@unr.edu

Joshua D. Reed
Jazz Trumpet
(775) 682-9039
jreed23@unr.edu

Joey Berger
Guitar
(775) 784-6145
joeyb@unr.edu

Ed Corey
Lecturer, Music Theory, Music Appreciation, Composition and Theory; Director, University Guitar Ensemble
(775) 682-9088
coreyh@unr.edu

Adam Benjamin
Assistant Professor, Jazz Piano; Director, Jazz and Improvisational Music
(775) 682-9039
adam@adambenjamin.net

Hans Halt
Lecturer: String Bass, Jazz Piano; Jazz Composition
(775) 682-9032
hhalt@unr.edu

Adela Hyeyeon Park
Assistant Professor, Piano; Artistic Director, Apex Concerts
(775) 682-9030
hyeyeonp@unr.edu

Isadora Pastragus-Wilson
Piano Accompanist, Vocal/Instrumental Coach
(775) 784-6862
isadora_pastragus@hotmail.com

James Winn
Professor, Composition Studies, Keyboard Studies, Piano, Harpsichord; Director, Keyboard Studies; Coordinator, Composition Studies
(775) 784-4051
jamesw@unr.edu

Andrew Heglund
Associate Professor, Music Theory, Percussion; Director, University Percussion Ensemble; Director, Day of Percussion
(775) 682-9025
aheglund@unr.edu

Dmitri Atapine
Associate Professor, Cello; Artistic Director, Apex Concerts
(775) 682-9034
datapine@unr.edu

Hans Halt
Lecturer: String Bass, Jazz Piano, Jazz Composition
(775) 682-9032
hhalt@unr.edu

Marina Roznitovsky Oster
Harp; Director, Harp Plus
(775) 682-8971
marinaharp@gmail.com

Stephanie Sant' Ambrogio
Associate Professor of Violin & Viola; Director, Orchestral Career Studies Graduate Program;Director, L-Cubed Music Series
(775) 682-9024
ssantambrogio@unr.edu

Aaron Hill
Assistant Professor, Oboe and Classical Saxophone
(775) 784-6145
aaronhill@unr.edu

Eric Fassbender
Bassoon
(775) 682-9020
efassbender@unr.edu

Mary Miller
Lecturer
Flute; Scholarship and Recruiting Coordinator
(775) 682-9026
mvmiller@unr.edu

Joshua Anderson
Assistant Professor, Clarinet
(775) 678-46145
jcanderson@unr.edu