School of Music

Gary Fisher

Gary R. Fisher

Gary R. Fisher

Coordinator of the Community Music Program in Community Music Program
Community Music Program Coordinator / Lecturer in Applied Music in School of Music
585-389-2694
gfisher1@naz.edu
Arts Center 86

Biography

Dr. Fisher has been awarded academic honors at each of the institutions from which he received his degrees. His principal teachers at these schools have included Stephen Manes, Maria Clodes Jaguaribe and David Burge. Further work with the eminent American pianist and pedagogue, Leonard Shure, for whom he served as teaching assistant at The New England Conservatory, is of central significance to his pianistic and musical training.

While living in the Boston area for many years, Dr. Fisher was Chair of the Faculty at the South Shore Conservatory; he also served as Dean of the Music Division at the Performing Arts School of Worcester. Between 1991 and 2001, he was a member of the faculty of the Community Education Division of the Eastman School of Music.

Dr. Fisher is an active adjudicator, and is currently Secretary of the New York State Music Teachers Association.

Departmental Responsibilities

  • Applied Piano
  • Piano Literature
  • Community Music Program Coordinator

Education

  • Eastman School of Music, D.M.A.
  • Boston University, M.M.
  • SUNY Buffalo, B.F.A.