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List of Professors

Name Years at Michigansort icon Position

Samuel P. Lockwood

1900 - 1933
Professor of Music (Piano)
Chair Department of Piano

Mabel Ross Rhead Field

1904 - 1948
Professor of Piano

Ava Comin Case

1929 - 1963
Professor of Piano

Maud Zencia Okkelberg

1930 - 1949
Associate Professor of Music (Piano)

Joseph Brinkman

1931 - 1961
Professor of Piano
Chair Department of Piano

John Lloyd Kollen

1934 - 1976
Professor of Music

Helen Titus

1936 - 1959
Associate Professor of Piano

Marian Anderson Owen Hunt

1946 - 1978
Professor of Music (Piano)

Mary S. Fishburne

1948 - 1955
Assistant Professor of Music (Piano)

Benning W. Dexter

1949 - 1985
Professor of Music (Piano)
Chair Department of Piano

Alice Mahler Kern

1949 - 1976
Professor of Music (Piano)

Charles R. Fisher

1953 - 1991
Professor of Music (Piano)

Robert W. Hord

1955 - 1984
Professor of Music (Piano)

Kurt Wilhelm Pickut

1957 - 1977
Associate Professor of Music (Piano Technology)
Director of Piano Technology

Gyorgy Sandor

1961 - 1982
Earl V. Moore Distinguished School Professor of Music

Carl J. Alexius

1962 - 1984
Associate Professor of Music

Lynne K. Bartholomew

1966 - 2000
Associate Professor of Music (piano)

Theodore Lettvin

1977 - 1987
Professor of Music (Piano)

Joanne A. Smith

1983 - 2001
Professor of Music (Piano)

Jeffrey P. GIlliam

1989 - 1992
Assistant Professor of Music (Piano)

Dickran Atamian

1992 - 1996
Assistant Professor of Music (Piano)

Anton Nel

1992 - 2000
Professor of Music (Piano)

Sergio De Los Cogos

1999 - 2000
Assistant Professor of Music (Piano)

Philip Bush

2001 - 2004
Assistant Professor of Music (Piano)

Barton L. Polot

2001
Assistant Professor of Music (Music Education, Piano Pedagogy, Music Technology)