Head Faculty Mentor

Prof. Allen Feinstein is the Music Department’s Head Faculty Mentor. Students can email Prof. Feinstein at a.feinstein@neu.edu with questions. Prof. Feinstein’s office hours are posted on his door at 355 Ryder and below, and all hours are all drop-in although students can make an appointment with him through email.

Prof. Feinstein’s hours are as fol­lows. If none of these drop-in hours are con­ve­nient, please email a.feinstein@neu.edu to make an appointment.

Office Hours are subject to change—please check the day you plan to visit to confirm hours for that day.


Mon. 11/2      3-4

Wed. 11/4     12-1

Thu. 11/5      3-4


Mon. 11/9      11-12

Tue. 11/10    1-2

Thu. 11/12    12:30-1:15


Mon. 11/16   11-12

Wed. 11/18   12-1

Thu. 11/19    12-1


Mon. 11/23   11-12


Mon. 11/30   11-12

Wed. 12/2     12-1

Thu. 12/3      12-1


Mon. 12/7      11-12

Wed. 12/9     11-12

Thu. 12/10    12-1

Dur­ing exams office hours will be by appointment.

Music Industry Leadership (Graduate)

Prof. Richard Strasser
Graduate Coordinator

Music Industry

Prof. Leon Janikian
Director, Music Industry

Prof. Richard Strasser
Professor and Advisor, Music Industry

Music Technology 

Prof. Ron Smith
Professor and Advisor, Music Technology

Prof. Mike Frengel
Professor and Advisor, Music Technology

Music History and Analysis 

Prof. Hilary Poriss

Combined major with Music Technology and Computer Science/ Combined major with Music Technology and Interactive Media

Prof. Mike Frengel
Advisor, combined majors with Music Technology


Craig Bettinson
Director, Co-op for Music

Ethnomusicology Minor

Prof. Susan Asai
Director, Ethnomusicology minor

General Music Minor

Prof. Hilary Poriss
Director, General Music minor

Music Industry Minor

Prof. Allen Feinstein
Advisor, Music Industry minors

Musical Theater Minor

Prof. Allen Feinstein
Advisor, Musical Theater minors

Performance Minors

Prof. Won-Hee An
Advisor, Performance minors

Non-Music Advising Issues

If you have non-music questions, for example, questions about core classes or transfer credit issues, please contact:

Jocelyn Townshend
Students with last name A-K
617-373-3701, j.townshend@neu.edu

Greg Zuch
Students with last names L-Z
617.373.7942, g.zuch@neu.edu

Minors and Majors Outside Music

For questions outside the Music Department, contact the department in which the minor is offered.