Music / Theatre

Dr. Tiffany Potter, PhD

Professor of Teaching

eighteenth-century British literature and theatre (1660-1820), television, popular culture, women and popular culture (current and historical), eighteenth-century captivity narratives, “The Wire,” “Battlestar Galactica,” teaching, research on university teaching,

Alison Green, BFA, MFA

Alison Green, BFA, MFA

Professor Emeritus

Sociology and history of costume, set and costume design, costume and social history, theatre in Vancouver

Sherrill Grace, OC, FRSC, PhD

Sherrill Grace, OC, FRSC, PhD

University Killam Professor Emerita

Timothy Findley biography, representations of Canada in WWI and II, Malcolm Lowry archives, Canadian literature and arts, the Canadian North, the visual arts, theatre, literature, autobiography & biography, Sharon Pollock, Canadian women’s writing including drama

Alain-Michel Rocheleau, PhD

Assistant Professor

French cinema, French and Quebecois theatre, Anglican Church and Roman Catholic Tradition

Robert Silverman

Professor Emeritus

Piano music, Beethoven, Schumann, Brahms, Chopin, Bach, Liszt, Rachmaninoff

Errol Durbach

Errol Durbach

Professor Emeritus

Theatre topics generally, Ibsen, Shakespeare

Jerry Wasserman, PhD

Jerry Wasserman, PhD

Professor Emeritus

Canadian theatre, history of theatre, Vancouver film, blues music

Jane Coop, BMus, MMus

Jane Coop, BMus, MMus

Professor Emeritus

Piano performances, chamber music

Stephen Heatley, BA, MFA

Stephen Heatley, BA, MFA

Associate Professor

Theatre, acting, directing, new play development, comedy, commedia dell’arte, solo performance, play producing, Canadian theatre, Canadian plays

Stephen Malloy, MFA

Professor Emeritus

Theatre, directing, acting, playwriting, contemporary classics, Sam Shepard, David Mamet, Samuel Beckett, Canadian theatre

Rena Sharon, MMus

Professor of Collaborative Piano Studies

Chamber music and conflict resolution, art song / lieder, young artist experience summer camp

Peter Gouzouasis, BMus, MMus, PhD (Music)

Professor

Arts-based research, autoethnography, creative analytical practices, creativity in teaching and learning, digital media in teaching and learning, early childhood education, jazz (performance and recorded music), music media, music learning, and pedagogy

J. Scott Goble, PhD

Associate Professor and Chair of Music Education

Music and history, music education, conducting, choral music

Gayle Murphy

Gayle Murphy

Associate Professor

Breath and voice for actors and other professional speakers, vocal coaching for stage and screen, theatre, breath work, Middendorf Breathexperience practice

Nathan Hesselink, BM, MA, PhD

Professor of Ethnomusicology

British rock music, popular music, ethnomusicology, rhythm, Radiohead, The Police

Alex Fisher, PhD

Alex Fisher, PhD

Associate Professor

Music, religion, identity, ritual, medieval, renaissance, baroque, Germany, reformation, counter-reformation, Lutheranism, catholicism, sound

Michael Tenzer

Michael Tenzer

Professor, Ethnomusicology

Music cultures of the world, rhythm, music and human evolution, music and cultural critique, jazz, Indonesian music, contemporary art music

Robert Taylor

Director of Bands

Music, concert band, wind ensemble, music education, conducting

Susanna Braund

Professor

Latin literature, Roman culture, epic poetry, satire, drama, emotions, later reception of ancient literature and culture, myth, modern poetry, translation

Gage Averill, PhD

Gage Averill, PhD

Dean

Popular music, Caribbean music, barbershop harmony, sound, music and power, music and politics, ethnomusicology, world music