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
February 7th
Professor Marjorie Roth (PhD, DMA) will travel to Snaefellsnes Peninsula in Western Iceland to present her research “Fire & Ice, Sea & Sky: Icelandic Music as a Mirror of Nature” Conference: An Esoteric Quest for the Mysteries: of the …
February 5th
Kristen Shiner McGuire was selected by the Monroe County School Music Association as the recipient of its 2016 Richard H. Snook Award for her significant contributions to music education in Rochester. She will be presented with the award on February 27 at…
January 25th
1. Jacob Ertl has recently been appointed as the Lake George Music Festival On Tour Director. The Lake George Music Festival, set in the breathtaking Adirondack Mountains on the shoreline of Lake George, is a summer collaborative artist retreat for emergi…