Get to Know the Faculty of UB’s Music and Performing Arts Program

The music faculty at the University of Bridgeport are recognized professional musicians, educators, and scholars active throughout southern New England and the metropolitan New York City area. They bring a diversity of experiences, approaches, and specialties into focus, and are united by their care for students’ musical and personal growth. As a student, you will learn your trade with highly individualized attention.

For general information, feel free to contact us at or (203) 576-4407.

Jeffrey Johnson

Jeffrey Johnson, D.M.A
Associate Dean, School of Arts & Sciences
Professor of Music

Frank Martignetti

Frank Martignetti, Ph.D.
Director of the Music and Performing Arts Program
Director of the Graduate Music Education Program, School of Education
Assistant Professor of Music, School of Arts and Sciences

Faculty include

Dan Arcamone (Guitar)

Lisa Arkis (Flute)

Annalisa Boerner (Viola)

Dr. Alice M. Caldwell (Music Education, Music History)

Chris Coogan (Jazz & Piano)

Ranendra Das (World Music)

Terrence Fay (Brass)

Patrick Doane (Violin)

Galen Tate (Organ)

Michael Goetz (Bass, Jazz History)

Emilie Roberts Hannon (Voice & Theater)

William Harris (Woodwinds)

Dave Hart (Music Technology)

Dr. J. Oliver Homann (Oboe)

Jeffrey Jones (Percussion)

Kate Katcher (Theatre)

Ian McDonald (Technical Theater)

Sarah Shreder (Cello)

Tim McLafferty (Drum Set)

E. Kyle Minor (Theater)

Brandt Schneider (Music Education)

Aron Smith  (Piano)

Ken Trapp (Music Education)

Dr. Mark Vickers (Music Education)

Julie Viscardi-Smalley (Music Business)

Dr. Richard Weidlich (Voice)

Alexis Zingale (Piano, Chamber Music)

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