Office Hours

  • MWF 10:30 - 11:30 or by appointment
 

Recordings

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Jonathan Gonder

Professor of Music

Chair, Department of Music

Brodie 101A
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454
585-245-5824
gonder@geneseo.edu

 

 

Dr. Jon Gonder

A native of Toronto, Canada, Jonathan Gonder began piano studies at age seven. His initial university education took place at the University of Western Ontario, where he earned his bachelor's and master's degrees in piano performance, with minors in choral conducting and music theory. He subsequently studied with renowned French pianist Marcel Ciampi before progressing to his doctorate in piano performance at the University of Michigan; his teacher there was the celebrated and widely-recorded pianist Gyorgy Sandor. Read more...

Faculty Information

Education

  • D.M.A. Piano Performance, University of Michigan
  • M.M. Piano Literature and Performance, University of Western Ontario
  • B.Mus. Piano Performance, University of Western Ontario

Employment

  • SUNY Geneseo - Chair, Department of Music
  • University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown - Associate Vice-President for Academic Affairs
  • SUNY Sullivan - Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs
  • Laurentian University - Dean, Director of Student Services, Chair, Music Professor
  • Université canadienne en France - Visiting Instructor of Music
  • University of Oklahoma - Visiting Instructor of Piano
  • University of Michigan - Teaching Assistant in Piano

Affiliations

  • Johnstown Symphony and Livingston Symphony as soloist
  • Performances in Canada, Europe, and U.S.A.
My Classes

MUSC 110:
F/Basic Musicianship

    An introduction to reading and writing musical notation, identifying elementary musical patterns by ear, and performing basic rhythms, melodies and chords through singing and piano playing. This course is not available to students who previously have received credit for MUSC 210.

MUSC 310:
Theory of Music III

    A continuation of MUSC 211. Study of chromatic harmony and nineteenth century harmonic practices. Emphasis is placed on the study of more extended musical forms. Prerequisites: MUSC 211. Offered every fall