Music Department

Contact Us

The following are quick links designed to put you in touch with Music Department faculty members who specialize in various aspects of our program. (Additional information about faculty members, including a listing of adjunct faculty, is found on the Faculty page.)

The college website maintains a directory of faculty websites.

Ensembles and Performance Areas

  • Comprehensive Musicianship ("Music Theory") and Composition: Paul Setziol (contact information below)
  • Guitar: Ron Dunn (contact information below)
  • World Music: Ron Dun (contact information below)
  • Vocal Music and Choirs: Ilan Glasman (contact information below)
  • Electronic Music and Music Technology: Dan Mitchell (contact information below)
  • De Anza Chamber Orchestra: Loren Tayerle — (408) 864-8999 x3499, Email
  • Symphonic Wind Ensemble (Band), Instrumental Jazz: John Russell — (408) 864-8999 x3525, Email
  • Piano: John David Thomsen — (408) 864-8999 x3592, Email
  • Jazz Piano: Jim Schneider — (408) 864-8999 x3497, Email

For general music department questions about topics not listed above, contact any of the full time faculty members listed below.

Full-time faculty

Ron Dunn
  • Specialities: Guitar, World Music
  • Teaches Guitar, World Music, Introduction to Music
  • Office phone:  (408) 864-8818
  • Email
  • Website
Ilan Glasman
  • Specialities: Voice, Choirs , Introduction to Music
  • Teaches Beginning Singing, Vintage Singers, De Anza Chorale, Introduction to Music
  • Office phone:  (408) 864-5574
  • Email
  • Website
Dan Mitchell
  • Specialities: Electronic Music and Music Technology, Introduction to Music
  • Teaches Electronic Music, Introduction to Music
  • Office phone:  (408) 864-8511
  • Email
  • Website
Paul Setziol
  • Specialities: Comprehensive Musicianship ("Music Theory"), Voice, Composition
  • Teaches Comprehensive Musicianship, Beginning Voice, Composition
  • Office phone:  (408) 864-8512
  • Email

Music Building: A-Quad
Contact: Creative Arts Division

Last Updated: 5/19/16