As an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music, the D’Angelo School of Music offers large and small performing ensembles; opera, jazz, chamber and orchestral presentations; special master classes; and performances and residences from our Visiting Artists Series.
The dedicated and accomplished instructors at the D’Angelo Department of Music will give you the personal attention you need to achieve the technical mastery required of today’s professional musician. They’ll help you reach your goals, whether you want to be a music teacher, performer, music therapist or pursue graduate school.
Mercyhurst University's exceptional performance and rehearsal spaces include the exquisite Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center; Dr. Barrett and Catherine Walker Recital Hall; and Taylor Little Theatre. The university’s tri-level music building offers the facilities you need to become the musician you aspire to be, with practice rooms, a music technology lab, piano lab, ensemble spaces and more.
Admission into the D’Angelo School of Music requires a separate application/audition form, a performance audition and a theory and piano placement exam. Performance audition requirements vary by instrument and program of study, but all applicants should have a well developed ear and proficiency in at least one instrument. Talent-based scholarships are also available.
Talent-based scholarships are awarded at the discretion of the faculty and the Director of the Department of Music through the audition process. Any prospective student is eligible to compete for scholarship assistance, regardless of financial status.
Students wishing to apply for financial assistance must also apply to the Director of Financial Aid.
Open House Date:
October 18, 2014 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Contact Krista Lamb at email@example.com or 814-824-2394.
1:30- Sweet Sounds on the Hill, a Recital
2:00-3:30 p.m. Meet the Faculty
• Meet with the prestigious music faculty of the D’Angelo Dept. of Music
• Learn about a career opportunities for musicians
• Find out about talent scholarships for musicians
• Mingle with current students and ask questions about being a music student
• Learn valuable tips for succeeding the college audition season
• Enjoy Light Refreshments
3:30-Tour the University
A degree from Mercyhurst prepares you for this exciting and dynamic career.
|Major(s)||Bachelor of Arts in Music Therapy|
|Bachelor of Music Education|
|Bachelor of Music in Performance|
Ready to begin your journey in music? Apply online today -- it's free and getting your application started takes only a few brief minutes. Interested students may also consult the course catalog for more information. As a liberal arts institution, all undergraduate students complete Mercyhurst's core curriculum.
The mission of the D'Angelo Department of Music is to provide an undergraduate curriculum with comprehensive instruction to students seeking degrees in performance, music therapy, a Bachelor of Arts or certification in music education. Successful completion of these degrees will enable music students to take a meaningful place within their communities, assist them in becoming happy, healthy individuals and life-long learners in the arts. The department seeks to do this within the context of a liberal arts university and with a deep personalized approach to learning.
Krista Lamb: Admissions Coordinator
Albery GlinskyPh.D. Professor of Composition Phone: (814) 824-2361
Bradley AmidonAdjunct Instructor in Percussion
Craig StevensMA, MT-BC, NMT Director of Music Therapy Office: DAN 17 Phone: 814-824-3868
Faith LifshenStaff Accompanist
Gary ViebranzD.M.A. Adjunct Instructor of Tuba and Euphonium
Jay VillellaAdjunct Instructor of Trumpet
Jonathan NolanAdjunct Instructor of Guitar
Joseph KneerAssistant Professor - Violin
Kent TuckerB.M. Adjunct Instructor of Trombone
Linda KoblerM.M. Adjunct Instructor of Music Appreciation (Online)
Louisa JonasonM.M. Assistant Professor of Voice, and Director of the Opera Program Phone: (814) 824-2365
Lydia BeasleyPart-Time Instructor of Voice Office: Room 18 - D'Angelo Dept. of Music
Mark DuBoisAdjunct Instructor of Oboe Phone: (716) 679-9588
Nathan BarberAdjunct Faculty Office: Room 40 Phone: (814) 824-2394
Nathan HessD.M.A. Assistant Professor of Music Office: D'Angelo Room 14 Phone: (814) 824-2576
R. Scott TomlisonPh. D. Department Chair, Assistant Professor of Music and Coordinator of Music Education