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2020-2021 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
2020-2021 Cal State East Bay Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Music

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Hayward Hills Campus MapDepartment Office location in the Music and Business building, Room 2571
Open Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday
Dept Phone: (510) 885-3135



John Eros, Ph.D. The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Rafael Hernandez, D.M. Indiana University

Buddy O. James (Chair), D.M.A. University of Southern California

Peter K. Marsh, Ph.D. Indiana University

Kathleen Rountree, D.M. The Florida State University

Associate Professors

Danielle Gaudry, D.M.A. University of Cincinnati

Omri Shimron, D.M.A. Eastman School of Music

Assistant Professor

Ines Thiebaut, Ph.D. City University of New York, Graduate Center


Graduate Coordinator
  • John Eros


Mission Statement

The mission of the Department of Music is to offer all students outstanding musical and educational experiences within a nurturing and collegial environment. These experiences provide opportunities for personal and professional enrichment by developing a greater appreciation for and understanding of the art of music. Through performance, creative activity, research, scholarship and teaching, students are prepared for careers as performers, composers, teachers and independent scholars, and for advanced study.

About the Department

Use our university website link to learn more about what the Music Department has to offer.

  • Auditions
  • Scholarships
  • News and Events
  • Resources
  • School of Arts and Media
  • Facebook Page
  • And more…


    Bachelor of Arts


    Master of Arts

    Single Subject Matter Preparation Certificate Programs


      MusicMusic: Applied Study (LD)Music: Applied Study (UD)Music: Chamber EnsemblesMusic: Courses for Non-Music MajorsMusic: CompositionPage: 1 | 2 | 3

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