James Kirkwood

Lecturer of

Music

Brodie 123 and 115
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454
585-245-5822
kirkwood@geneseo.edu

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James Kirkwood teaches cello at Geneseo.

Faculty Information

Education

  • M.M., Boston University
  • B.M., New England Conservatory of Music

Employment

  • SOTA lecturer, SUNY Geneseo, full-time (1994-present)
  • Professor of Cello, Nazareth College, Rochester NY, part-time (1989-2008)
  • SOPA lecturer, SUNY Geneseo, part-time (1977-94)
  • Visiting Professor of Cello, SUNY Oswego, part-time (1990-91)
  • Assistant Professor of Cello, SUNY Brockport, part-time (1979-83)
  • Director of Chamber Music, Hochstein Music School, Rochester NY (1981-83)

Research Interests

Private Study with: * George Neikrug (1975-84) * Aldo Parisot (1968-75) * Janos Starker (1968) * Willem VanEmenes (1959-68)

Publications and Professional Activities

  • Recordings with seven labels: * Composer Recordings Inc. * Capstone Records * Opus One Records * American Society of University Composers Record Label * Mark Educational Recordings Label * Centaur Label * Sampler Records * Dynamic Studios
  • Recent Releases: * Granados Piano Quartet (2004) * Palomo Andalusian Divertimento for piano trio (2007) with Amy Stanley

Affiliations

  • Tremont String Quartet, cellist and founding member
Fall 2014 Classes

MUSC 144:
Strings:Double Bass

    Instruction in violin, viola, cello, or double-bass intended for the student with a level of technical competence sufficient for admission to a MUSC 165 instrumental organization. (May be repeated onc
    e for credit.) Prerequisites: Permission of instructor. Corequisite: Concurrent enrollment in a MUSC 165 instrumental organization.
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MUSC 144:
Strings:Cello

    Instruction in violin, viola, cello, or double-bass intended for the student with a level of technical competence sufficient for admission to a MUSC 165 instrumental organization. (May be repeated onc
    e for credit.) Prerequisites: Permission of instructor. Corequisite: Concurrent enrollment in a MUSC 165 instrumental organization.
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MUSC 154:
Strings for Perf Opt:Cello

    Instruction in selected string instruments designed for those admitted to the Performance Option-String. (May be repeated once for credit.) Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

MUSC 154:
Strings-Perf Opt:Double Bass

    Instruction in selected string instruments designed for those admitted to the Performance Option-String. (May be repeated once for credit.) Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

MUSC 244:
Strings:Double Bass

    A continuation of MUSC 144. (May be repeated for credit.) Prerequisites: Two semesters of MUSC 144 and permission of instructor. Corequisite: Concurrent enrollment in a MUSC 165 instrumental organiz
    ation.
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MUSC 244:
Strings:Cello

    A continuation of MUSC 144. (May be repeated for credit.) Prerequisites: Two semesters of MUSC 144 and permission of instructor. Corequisite: Concurrent enrollment in a MUSC 165 instrumental organiz
    ation.
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MUSC 254:
Strings for Perf Opt:Cello

    A continuation of MUSC 154. (May be repeated once for credit.) Two semester of MUSC 154 and permission of instructor.

MUSC 254:
Strings-Perf Opt:Double Bass

    A continuation of MUSC 154. (May be repeated once for credit.) Two semester of MUSC 154 and permission of instructor.

MUSC 265:
Chamber Music Ensemble

    Small ensembles, such as piano trio, string quartet, wind quintet, or brass sextet, for advanced instrumentalists. (May be repeated for credit.) Admission by permission of instructor.

MUSC 344:
Strings:Double Bass

    A continuation of MUSC 244. (May be repeated for credit.) Prerequisites: two semesters of MUSC 244 and permission of instructor. Corequisite: concurrent enrollment in a MUSC 165 instrumental organiz
    ation.
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MUSC 344:
Strings:Cello

    A continuation of MUSC 244. (May be repeated for credit.) Prerequisites: two semesters of MUSC 244 and permission of instructor. Corequisite: concurrent enrollment in a MUSC 165 instrumental organiz
    ation.
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MUSC 354:
Strings-Perf Opt:Double Bass

    A continuation of MUSC 254. (May be repeated for credit.) Prerequisites: Two semesters of MUSC 254 and permission of instructor.

MUSC 354:
Strings-Perf Opt:Cello

    A continuation of MUSC 254. (May be repeated for credit.) Prerequisites: Two semesters of MUSC 254 and permission of instructor.