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Paula Berardinelli

Adjunct Associate Professor of Music


PHD, 1992, New York Univ (NYU); MS, 1979, Long Island Univ, CW Post Cam; BS, 1963, CUNY Hunter Coll


Dr. Paula Berardinelli holds degrees from Hunter College, C.W. Post, and New York University, and has been an Adjunct Associate Professor at Hofstra University since 1996. Additional teaching positions have included York College (CUNY), Five Towns College, Adelphi University and Molloy College. Her areas of specialization include Music Theory, Jazz Harmony, Jazz History, Ear-Training, Keyboard Skills, Finale Music Notation, and Vocal Arranging.

As a free-lance pianist and organist, she has performed extensively in the classical, jazz and commercial genres, often serving as accompanist for top vocalists such as Al Martino, Buddy Greco, Connie Francis and Jerry Vale. She was featured at the Chelsea Center Concert Series, and appeared with the Minnewaska Chamber Music Society performing works for two pianos by Debussy, Gershwin, Faure and Bolling. In addition, she has been the musical director and arranger for musical theater productions, vocal ensembles, and is currently the organist of St. Mary's Church in Roslyn Harbor.

Recent Courses Taught

Course Title Level
MUS 001P (CP) PIANO Undergraduate
MUS 020 (CP) ENSEMBLE Undergraduate
MUS 035 PIANO CLASS Undergraduate
MUS 035A PIANO CLASS Undergraduate
MUS 122 (AA) HISTORY OF JAZZ Undergraduate
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