School of Music and Dance Director - Dr. Fred Cohen

School of Music and Dance Associate Director, Music - Dr. Pablo Furman

School of Music and Dance Associate Director, Dance - Heather Cooper

Area Coordinators

Brass - Prof. Tom Hornig

Composition - Dr. Pablo Furman

History, Graduate Coordinator - Dr. Gordon Haramaki

Jazz Studies  - Dr. Aaron Lington

Keyboard Studies - Dr. Gwendolyn Mok

Music Education - Dr. Diana Hollinger

Music Systems & Theory - Dr. Brian Belet

Percussion - Galen Lemmon

Strings  - Dr. Sarah Jones

Vocal Performance - Dr. Jeffrey Benson

Woodwinds  - Dr. Janet Averett


Administrative Analyst - Renee McClintick

Financial Analyst - Lucy Yamakawa Cox

Administrative Analyst - Eliza Rentschler

Resource Center Librarian - Paul Olivo

Spartan Marching Band Director - Craig McKenzie

Student Assistant Contact Information

Rooms & Reservations Coordinator
Schedule room reservations in the music building, such as classrooms and the concert hall, for practice or performances.

Concert Managers -
Students assistants who prepare the concert hall for performances, regulate the doors before and during the performance, and tear down afterwards.

Marketing Team -
In charge of all marketing and advertisement for the School of Music and Dance, such as concert posters and programs. 

Recruitment Assistants -
Provide helpful information to new and incoming music students.

General Contact Information

Music Building Main Office: MUS179
Telephone: (408) 924-4673
Fax: (408) 924-4773

Comments for the Website Administrator 

Music Building Recruitment Office: MUS165
Telephone: (408) 924-1377
Email for application

Mailing Address:
School of Music and Dance
San José State University
One Washington Square
San José, CA 95192-0095