Oct 27, 2021  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog


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The Music Division offers graduate studies leading to the Master of Music degree with majors in music education (including an optional emphasis in advanced conducting) and performance. Individualized curriculum possibilities are designed to meet student interests and needs while offering a balanced program of academic and professional courses.

All applicants must meet the admission requirements of the Graduate School and the Division of Music. Students must have a baccalaureate degree in music. For more detailed information on admission requirements of specific degree programs, financial assistance, and graduate assistantships, visit https://umaine.edu/spa/graduate-studies/

Class of 1944 Hall, The University of Maine, Orono, Maine 04469, (207) 581-4703.


Graduate Faculty

Laura Artesani, D.M.A. (West Virginia, 1997), Associate Professor and Music Chair. Keyboard musicianship, music history, music education.

Dan Barrett, D.M.A. (Arizona State, 2009), Lecturer.  Trombone, theory, jazz.

Isaac Bray, M.M. (Boston Conservatory, 2012), Instructor, Voice in Applied Voice

Jack Burt, D.M.A. (Texas, 1995), Professor.  Trumpet, brass ensemble, music theory, jazz band.

Dennis Cox, D.M.A. (Missouri at Kansas City, 1978), Professor Emeritus. Choral music, music education.

Liz Downing, M.M. (Colorado at Boulder, 1982), Instructor. Flute.

Philip Edelman, Ph.D. (University of Missouri-Kansas City, 2016), Assistant Professor. Music education, instrumental music.

Curvin Farnham, M.M. (Vandercook College of Music, 1982), Professor Emeritus, School of Performing Arts. Band, music education.

Stuart Marrs, D.M. (Indiana, 1989), Professor and Graduate Coordinator. Percussion, music history.

Nancy Ogle, M.M. (Indiana, 1976), Professor. Voice, opera workshop.

Phillip Silver, D.M.A. (Washington, 1992), Professor. Piano accompanying, music history.

Francis Vogt, M.M. (Hartt School of Music, 1992). Lecturer Director of Choral Activities, Voice.

Christopher White, M.M. (Maine, 1994), Lecturer. Symphonic and Sports Bands.

Anatole Wieck, D.M.A. (Juillard, 1987), Professor.  Violin, viola, orchestra.

Beth Wiemann, Ph.D. (Princeton, 1994), Professor. Clarinet, theory, composition.


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