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Ensemble Directors

Gerald Dolan

Director of Jazz Ensemble, Graduate Music Adjunct Faculty

Gerald Dolan has led the NorthEast Massachusetts Youth Orchestra as Music Director since 2011. He held the same position with the Northshore Youth Symphony Orchestra from 1995-2011. Mr. Dolan was conductor of the Senior Orchestra for eleven years, Wind Ensemble for three years, and conducted the Intermezzo Orchestra for eight years. Mr. Dolan returns to conduct the Wind Ensemble in the 2019-2020 Concert Season. Mr. Dolan teaches ... more ➔

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Sandra Doneski

Sandra Doneski

Dean of Faculty
Associate Professor of Music
Director, Graduate Program in Music Education
Director of Undergraduate Program in Music Education

Dr. Sandra Doneski has taught in the Department of Music at Gordon College since 1999. She has been a teacher of music to students in kindergarten through graduate school. She teaches courses in music education methods, learning theory, assessment, curriculum development. She also supervises student teachers and conducts the Gordon College Children’s Choir. Dr. Doneski founded the Children’s Choir in 2000 to give children in the community ... more ➔

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Jamie Hillman

Jamie Hillman

Assistant Professor of Music
Conductor of Men’s Choir & College Choir

Jamie Hillman is a multi-faceted musician who is active as a conductor, singer, pianist, music educator, and composer. At Gordon, he directs the College Choir and Men's Choir, teaches a number of vocal and music education courses, and coordinates the vocal area. As a Boston University Prison Arts Scholar and faculty member of BU's Metropolitan College/Prison Education Program, he co-initiated a music program at a large, medium-high ... more ➔

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Benjamin Klemme

Benjamin Klemme

Conductor of Symphonic Band
Conductor of Symphony Orchestra

Recognized for inspiring musicians and audience members alike through performances with a distinct synthesis of artistic excellence and community engagement, conductor Benjamin Klemme is a member of the music department faculty at Gordon College, where he leads the Gordon Symphony Orchestra and Symphonic Band, and teaches courses in conducting and instrumental music education. Previously Klemme has served the Quad City Symphony Orchestra as Associate ... more ➔

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Faith Lueth

Faith Lueth

Instructor in Music

Faith Lueth has directed Women’s Choir at Gordon College since 1997. She holds the Artist Teacher Diploma from the Choral Music Experience Institute. She has taught choral music from elementary through college level. Mrs. Lueth has presented choral workshops for state, regional and national conferences of the National Association for Music Educators (NAfME) and state and regional conferences of the American Choral Directors Association ( ... more ➔

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