Faculty Directory

Phone: (813) 253-6212
Fax: (813) 258-7241
Email: music@ut.edu

The University of Tampa
Department of Music
401 W. Kennedy Blvd., Box F 92
Tampa, FL 33606

The following is a directory of music faculty and staff, listed according to their primary area of specialization. For program/audition information, or to meet with an artist associate faculty member at UT, please contact the department chair or an area director.

Administration

Department Chair and Staff Assistant
Bradford Blackburn
Department Chair
(813) 257-3399
bblackburn@ut.edu
Bio

Alicia Gonzalez
Staff Assistant
(813) 253-7340
agonzalez@ut.edu

Keyboard

Faculty in piano, harpsichord, organ

* Contact area director for information and auditions.

 Zamparas_G Grigorios Zamparas
*Area Director – Piano
Associate Professor of Music 
(813) 257-3376
gzamparas@ut.edu

Piano, Harpsichord, Music History, Performance Class, Trio de Minaret (chamber ensemble in residence)
 
Bio  
 Hebert_R Ryan Hebert
*Area Director – Organ
University Organist
Assistant Professor of Music
(813) 257-3344
rhebert@ut.edu
Organ, Aural Skills
Bio  
 AlineGiampietro Aline Giampietro
Artist Associate Faculty
Piano, Music for Life
Bio  
 LRodriguez Linda Rodriguez
Artist Associate Faculty 
Piano, Music Fundamentals,
Music for Life

Bio  
 Swartzbaugh_T Tara Swartzbaugh
Artist Associate Faculty 
Piano, Accompanist, Music Theory for Performing Arts
Bio  
 Williams Dale Williams
Artist Associate Faculty 
Piano, Accompanist, Performance Class
Bio

 

Orchestra, Strings, Harp, Classical Guitar

Faculty in orchestral strings, harp, classical guitar
 * Contact area director for information and auditions.  
 
  Nathan Madsen
* Area Director – Orchestral Strings, Harp and Classical Guitar
Visiting Assistant Professor of Music
(813) 257-3762
nmadsen@ut.edu
Director of Orchestras, Music History and Literature, Instrumental Conducting
Bio
 Adams Lowell Adams
(Florida Orchestra)
Artist Associate Faculty
Cello, Trio de Minaret (chamber ensemble in residence)
Bio
 JohnDemas John Demas
Artist Associate Faculty
Classical Guitar, Classical Guitar Ensemble
Bio
 Nancy Headlee Nancy Sam Headlee
(Florida Orchestra)
Artist Associate Faculty
Viola
 
Bio
 LLiu Lei Liu
(Florida Orchestra)
Artist Associate Faculty

Violin, Trio de Minaret (chamber ensemble in residence)
Bio
DeeMoses C. Dee Moses
(Florida Orchestra)
Artist Associate Faculty

Double Bass
Bio
 KarenPfister Karen Pfister
Artist Associate Faculty
Violin, String Techniques
Bio
 Roberts_E E. Dolly Roberts
Artist Associate Faculty
Harp
Bio
 Helga Winold Helga Winold
(Prof. Emeritus from Indiana Univ.)
Artist Associate Faculty
Cello
Bio

Vocal and Choral

Faculty in voice, opera, musical theatre, choral studies

 * Contact area director for information and auditions.

HeinJung_MusicDirectory Hein Jung
* Area Director – Vocal Performance, Opera, and Musical Theatre
(813) 257-3690
hjung@ut.edu
Voice, Piano Class
Bio

Hebert_R Ryan Hebert
* Area Director – Choral Studies
(813) 257-3344
rhebert@ut.edu
Chamber Singers, Camerata, Men's Glee Club, Choral Conducting
Bio
 ChrisBrown W. Chris Brown
Artist Associate Faculty
Women's Glee Club, Pedagogy
Bio
 CharlesDugan Charles Dugan
Artist Associate Faculty
Voice
Bio
 GretchenGeist Gretchen Geist
Artist Associate Faculty
Voice
Bio
 ChristopherHolloway Christopher Holloway
Artist Associate Faculty
Voice
Bio
 YaJuLin Ya-Ju Lin
Artist Associate Faculty
Alexander Technique
Bio
 PerriMontane Perri Montané
Artist Associate Faculty
Voice
Bio
 Reynolds_J Jerald Reynolds
Artist Associate Faculty
Voice
Bio
Robyn Rocklein Robyn Rocklein
Artist Associate Faculty
Opera Workshop, Voice
Bio
 Joseph Ryan Joseph Ryan
Artist Associate Faculty
Voice
Bio
 Swartzbaugh_T Tara Swartzbaugh
Artist Associate Faculty
Opus (Musical Theatre Ensemble)
Bio

Bands, Woodwinds, Brass, Percussion

Faculty in woodwinds, brass, percussion

 * Contact area director for information and auditions.

 Traster_J Jeffrey L. Traster
* Area Director – Winds and Percussion (Director of Bands); Music Education
(813) 257-3527
jtraster@ut.edu
Tuba, Wind Ensemble, Spartan Band, Music Education
Bio
 Brian_A Aric Brian
Artist Associate Faculty
Trumpet, Introduction to Jazz
Bio
 MegCassell Meg Cassell
Artist Associate Faculty
Oboe
Bio
 Coash_D David Coash
(Florida Orchestra)
Artist Associate Faculty
Percussion, Percussion Ensemble, Percussion Techniques
Bio
 DeCorso Theodore DeCorso
Artist Associate Faculty
Clarinet, Woodwind Techniques
Bio
 Devlin_S Scott Devlin
Artist Associate Faculty
Saxophone, Saxophone Ensemble
Bio
Michael Dobrinski Michael Dobrinski
(Sarasota Orchestra)
Artist Associate Faculty
Trumpet
Bio
Young Kim Young Kim
(Sarasota Orchestra)
Artist Associate Faculty
Horn
Bio
 BarbaraPrescott Barbara Prescott
Artist Associate Faculty
Flute, Flute Ensemble
Bio  
 Sparrow_R Richard Sparrow
(Florida Orchestra)
Artist Associate Faculty
Horn
Bio
Venturini Maurizio Venturini
(Florida Orchestra)
Artist Associate Faculty
Bassoon, Woodwind Chamber Ensemble
Bio
 BradleyWilliams Bradley Williams
(Sarasota Orchestra)
Artist Associate Faculty
Trombone, Euphonium, Brass Ensemble
Bio

Music Technology and Composition

Faculty in music technology, composition, music theory
* Contact Area Director for information and auditions.
Blackburn_B Bradford Blackburn
* Area Director – Music Technology and Composition
(813) 257-3399
bblackburn@ut.edu
Recording and Electronic Music, Music Theory, Composition
Bio
TJ Glowacki TJ Glowacki
Artist Associate Faculty
Recording and Electronic Music, Studio Production Ensemble
Bio
 Jason Hobert Jason Hobert
Artist Associate Faculty
Music Theory
Bio
 StasOmelchenko Stas Omelchenko
Artist Associate Faculty
Composition, Music Theory, Aural Skills
Bio
DonSaginario Don Saginario
Artist Associate Faculty
Music Fundamentals
Bio

Contemporary Styles (Jazz/Pop/World)

Faculty in contemporary guitar, keyboard, bass, percussion; world music

 * Contact Area Director for information and auditions.

Blackburn_B Bradford Blackburn
* Area Director – Contemporary Styles
(813) 257-3399
bblackburn@ut.edu
Interactive Arts Ensemble, Studio Production Ensemble
Bio
 Mark Feinman Mark Feinman
Artist Associate Faculty
Contemporary Percussion
Bio
TJemmott Tom Jemmott
Artist Associate Faculty
Contemporary Guitar, Jazz Combo
Bio
BobMacar Robert Macar
Artist Associate Faculty
Contemporary Keyboard, Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Improvisation, Arranging and Orchestration
Bio
 Bryan Shuler Bryan Shuler
Artist Associate Faculty
World Music, Music for Dance, Music Literature
Bio
Strawbridge_N Nathaniel Strawbridge
Artist Associate Faculty
World Music Drumming Ensemble, Music Education
Bio
BillSwartzbaugh Bill Swartzbaugh
Artist Associate Faculty
Contemporary Bass
Bio