Dion Cunningham, Assistant Professor, Music

Dion Cunningham, Assistant Professor, Music

Dip.Ed., M.Ed., M.M., D.M.A.

Office: S-2, Oakes Field Campus

Phone: (242) 302-4560

E-mail: dion.cunningham@ub.edu.bs

Teaching Specialty:

Music, Music Education

Areas of Expertise:

Piano Performance, Pedagogy, Theory, Music Methods

Research Focus:

Intersection of Instrumental Performance, Science, Engineering and Health

Christine Gangelhoff, Assistant Professor, Music

B.M. (Flute Performance), M.M. (Flute Performance), D.M.A. (Woodwinds)

Office:H-19, Oakes Field Campus

Phone:(242) 302-4512


Teaching Specialty/Areas of Expertise:

Woodwinds; Music Theory; Music History

2012 Recipient of the Stanley Wilson Award for Excellence in Research:Christine Gangelhoff & Cathleen LeGrand, “Caribbean Art Music Bibliography.”

Research Interests:

Caribbean music; Caribbean composers; Artistic Research

Current Research:

Tour de Force: A musical journey of the Caribbean– Textbook on Caribbean composers and musical styles. Collaborator:Cathleen LeGrand

Paul Jones, Associate Professor, Music

A.Mus. (Piano Performance), B.S. (Bible Theology), B.Mus. (Piano Performance & Composition), M.M. (Piano Performance), D.M. (Choral Conducting)

Office:H-6, Oakes Field Campus

Phone: (242) 302-4508

E-mail: paul.jones@ub.edu.bs

Teaching Specialty/Areas of Expertise:

Music – Conducting/Piano

Research Interests:

Church Music, Hymnology, Composition/Arranging

Current Research:

  1. Choral Settings of Bahamian Folk Songs; sponsored by University of The Bahamas Internal Grants. Collaborators:Bahamas National Youth Choir and Adrian Archer/Highgrove Singers
  2. Composing a cycle of Four Sea Songs for Baritone/Piano and for Men’s Choir/Piano on texts of British poets

3. Eight Music History/Appreciation courses for Rafiki Foundation, Eustis, Florida, for teacher’s colleges in Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi, and Zambia

Chris Justilien, Assistant Professor, Music

B.A. (Professional Music), M.Ed. (Instrumental Music)

Office:H-13, Oakes Field Campus

Phone:(242) 302-4511


Research Interests:

Bahamian Music & Festivals

Current Research:

Conducting interviews, collecting field recordings to document the history of Bahamian Music

Wallace Turner, Assistant Professor, Music & Technology

A.S. (Electrical Power), Dip. (Electrical Engineering), B.Sc. (Electrical Engineering), M.Sc. (Electrical Engineering), M.M., Ph.D. (Fine Arts – Music Composition)

Office:S-2, Oakes Field Campus

Phone:(242) 302-4560


Teaching Specialty:

Music & Electrical Engineering Technology

Areas of Expertise:

Music-Composition & Engineering-Applications Design & Controls

Research Interests:

Music-Composition & Ethnomusicology; Engineering-Farm Equipment