UMass Boston


Performing Arts Department Location: University Hall, Room 2247, Second Floor

Phone: 617.287.5640

Carrie Ann Quinn, Chair, Performing Arts Department

Administrative Contacts

Tanya Williams, Administrative Assistant

Bill Doncaster, Outreach Coordinator

Joshua Kohler, Production Manager

Program Coordinators

Sommer Forrester, Music Program Coordinator,

Robert Lublin, Theatre Arts Program Coordinator,   

Danny Swain, Dance Program Coordinator,

Ensemble Directors

The UMass Boston Orchestra
Sommer Forrester, Conductor,
About the Orchestra

The UMass Boston Jazz Ensembles
Peter Janson, Director, Peter, 

The UMass Boston Chamber Singers and University Chorus
David Giessow, Choral Director,

Music Coordinators

Peter Janson, Guitar Studies,
Sommer Forrester, Juries, 
Sommer Forrester, Music Education,
Timothy McFarland, Piano Studies,
David Giessow, Vocal Studies, 

Standing Committee Chairs

Music Curriculum Committee, David Patterson,
Theatre Curriculum Committee, Robert Lublin,
Dance Curriculum Committee, Sommer Forrester,

Department Personnel Committee, Robert Lublin,
Susan Cunningham Campbell Scholarship Committee, David Pruett,
Music Ensemble Committee (MEC), Sommer Forrester,
Theatre Arts Productions Advisory (TAPA) Committee, Joshua Kohler,