Faculty

Full Time

rwilliamsRoger N. Williams
Director

Lecturer – Piano and Music Theory MM (Performance) – Butler University, BM Summa Cum Laude (Performance) – University of Southern Maine, Diploma in Music Education (Hons) – Jamaica School of Music (Edna Manley College)

 

mharrisMicheal Sean Harris
Assistant Director

Lecturer – Jazz Theory, Songwriting, Performance, Music Technology and Voice; BM Music Synthesis and Contemporary Writing & Production- Berklee College of Music


Pauline Watson – Head of Vocal Studies
Lecturer – Voice
MFA (Singing) – Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatoire, Certificate (Teaching) –
The Mico Teachers’ College

Ann McNamee – Head of Keyboard Studies
Lecturer – Piano and Conducting
BM (Organ Performance) – University of Ottawa, FTCL (Accompanying) – Trinity
College, London

Maurice E. Gordon – Head of Guitar Studies
Lecturer – Modern Guitar, Jazz and Popular Music Studies
BA (Jazz Performance) – York University

Allison Wallace – HOD, Department of Music Theory and Musicology
Lecturer – Piano, Music Theory and Aural
MM (Performance) – Florida International University, BM (Performance & Music Education) – Lewis and Clark College

Cecile Strudwick-Green
Lecturer – Music Education and Teaching Practicum
MM (Music Education) – University of Miami, BA – Piano Performance and Theatre Arts – Catawba College, Diploma in Teaching – St. Joseph’s Teachers’ College

Debra-Ann Davidson
Lecturer – Musicology and Piano
MM (Historical Performance) – Oberlin Conservatory of Music, MM (Performance) – University of North Carolina (Greensboro), BM (Performance) – University of North Carolina (Greensboro)

Michael “Ibo” Cooper
Lecturer – Piano and Jazz and Popular Music Studies
MPhil. (pending) – The University of the West Indies
Performing artist, songwriter and founding member of the Third World Band

Michael Dyke
Lecturer – Music Research Unit, Music Education Musicology
DJSM (Adv.) – Jamaica School of Music

Teresita Iraneta Ruiz
Lecturer – Piano
MA (Performance) – Instituto Superio de Arte, Havana, Cuba, BA (Teaching) – Havana, Cuba

Lori Burnett
Lecturer – Voice
BM (Performance) – State University of New York, Fredonia
Diploma in Performance – Edna Manley College

Courtney Fadlin
Lecturer – Saxophone and Wind
MM (Saxophone Performance) pending – University of Massachusetts, Lowell,
BM (Professional Music) – Berklee Collegeg of Music, Boston

Orville Hammond – HOD, Department of Performance Studies
Lecturer – Piano and Jazz Studies
MM (Jazz Performance) – Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester, BM (Performance) – Oberlin Conservatory of Music

Angella Gay Magnus – Head of Percussion Studies
Lecturer – Steel Pans and Percussion MM (Performance) – Northern Illinois University, BA (Musical Arts Special) – University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, BSc. (Botany) – University of the West Indies, Mona

Part-Time

Andre Adman
Lecturer – Piano, Music Theory & Aural
Bachelor of Music Education – Edna Manley College, Diploma in Music Education (JBTE) – Edna Manley College, Diploma ABRSM (Piano Performing) – Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music

Peter Ashbourne
Lecturer – Composition and Music Technology
BM (Composition) – Berkelee College of Music, LRSM (Performance) –
Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music

Angella Elliott
Lecturer – Piano & Music Theory
BM – Florida International University

Michael Fletcher
Lecturer – Jazz and Popular Music Studies
Performing artist, songwriter and Band leader for the internationally acclaimed artiste, Shaggy

Albert Shaun Hird
Lecturer – Flute and Band Instruments
BM (Conducting), Advanced Certificate – Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music

Noel Dexter
Lecturer – Voice
BA (Economics) – University of the West Indies, Mona; ATCL – Trinity College, London

June Lawson
Lecturer – Voice
FTCL – Trinity College, London; LRSM – Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music

Ouida Lewis
Master Drummer (hand drum/Djembe)

Rosina Moder
Lecturer – Recorder
MA (Hons) – (Performance), BA (Recorder Teaching), Certificate in Early
Childhood Music Education – University for Music and Dramatic Arts, Graz, Austria

Curtis Watson
Lecturer – Voice
Certificate in Teaching – Mico Teachers’ College, Certificate in Solo Singing – Tchaikovsky State Conservatory,
FTCL – Trinity College

Major Joseph Williams
Lecturer – Woodwinds
Diploma (Bandmastership) – Royal Military School of Music, Kneller Hall,
ARCM – Royal College of Music, Diploma (Journalism) – Bennett College, Sheffield

Stephanie Williams
Lecturer – Music Education
MA (School Music) – McGill University, Canada, Mus. Bach. (Hons.) Music
Education – University of Toronto, Canada, LRSM (Piano Teaching)

Devon Richardson
Lecturer – Drum Kit
Performer and recording artiste

Derrick Stewart
Lecturer – Drum Kit
Performer and recording artiste

Jon Williams
Lecturer – Piano
DipRCM (Piano) – Royal College of Music, London; ARCM (Violin Teaching); LRSM (Piano Performance), Royal College of Music

Darren Young
Lecturer – Strings and Musicology
MA (pending – Musicology); BM (Performance) – SUNY, Fredonia;
Diploma in Performance (Viola) – Edna Manley College

Jillian Castle
Lecturer – Keyboard Skills and Music Education
MBA – University of New Orleans; BSc. (Economics and Management) – UWI, Mona
Bachelor of Music Education; Diploma in Music Education – Edna Manley College

Kyran O’Connor
Lecturer – Music Education
Bachelor of Music Education;
Diploma in Music Education – Edna Manley College