Dan Barta, Chair, Department of Music and Performing Arts; Professor of Music
Dr. Daniel Barta is Chair of the Department of Music and Performing Arts and Professor of Music Theory and Composition. His portfolio includes compositions in all genres, including solo, chamber, choral and orchestral works. Dr. Barta has collaborated with storyteller Roger Petersen, Ph.D. on a set of Hans Christian Andersen stories for storyteller and chamber ensemble, recorded on the recently released CD, The Pen and the Inkwell. In addition, he has written for Sharon Sweet (soprano), David Kim (concertmaster, Philadelphia Orchestra) and Ann Martindale Williams (cellist, Pittsburgh Symphony).