Music Department

Faculty and Staff

Contact

Phone: 585-389-2700

Email: music@naz.edu

Department Chair

Beverly A. Smoker

Beverly A. Smoker

Professor & Chair of Music in Music
585-389-2701
bsmoker5@naz.edu
Music House 3
Bio

Education: D.M.A. and M.F.M., University of Iowa; B.M. University of Texas-Austin

Teaching and Research Interests: Keyboard studies, applied piano, and piano pedagogy/literature.

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Areas

Piano/Harpsichord/Organ
Voice
Opera Workshop
Woodwinds
Brass
Percussion
Strings
Guitar
Conducting
Jazz Studies
Composition / Film Scoring
Theory / History
Music Business
Music Education
Music Therapy
Ensembles
Collaborative Pianists

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News
March 31st
Dr. Jacob Ertl recently served as Artist-in-Residence for PianoArts in Milwaukee, WI from Feb. 26 to March 3.  As part of the residency, he performed six interactive outreach concerts for youth and communities.  The outreach concerts were part o…
March 27th
John Musto for five-day residency. Public events to include Vocal Master Class, Composer's Forum, and live performance of Musto's comic opera, "Bastianello!"The Nazareth College Music Department and Rochester Lyric Opera (RLO) will welcome composer and pi…
February 20th
Dr. Zbigniew Granat presented his latest research on “Chopin Deconstructing Schubert: The Mystery  of the A-Minor Prelude Unveiled” at a conference  on The European Salon: Nineteenth-Century Salonmusik, Maynooth University, Maynooth,…