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
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
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
November 15th
Nazareth College Music Department plays an important role at this year's NYSSMA Winter Conference.  We hope you will be able to support our friends and colleagues at some of these presentations/concert.Jeremy Stoner and Kristen-Shiner McGuire are pre…
November 11th
Dr. Jacob Ertl, Coordinator of Keyboard Studies, has recently performed and taught throughout the United States and China. -Embarked on a two-week recital and master class tour of China, where he performed 4 solo recitals and taught 9 masterclasses at fou…
July 1st
Kristen Shiner McGuire, Coordinator of Percussion Studies, has a new publication that has been released from Kendor Music - Baroque for Marimba, edited by Nazareth recent Master's of Music Education graduate Victoria Valente, who now has a full time music…