Music Education Faculty
Frank Abrahams is Professor of Music Education at Westminster Choir College of Rider University in Princeton, New Jersey. A native of Philadelphia, Dr. Abrahams holds degrees from Temple University and New England Conservatory. In addition to his work in music education and administration, he enjoys an active career as a pianist, choral conductor, and in musical theater. He is the founder and conductor laureate of the Westminster Conservatory Youth Chorale and is the founder and conductor of the Westminster Conservatory Collegiate Chorale.
Janet Cape is Assistant Professor of Music Education at Westminster Choir College of Rider University where she teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in secondary general music and instrumental methods, and serves as a supervisor of student teachers. Before joining the Westminster Choir College faculty in September 2010, Dr. Cape taught middle and high school instrumental music in Winnipeg, Canada. She has also taught qualitative research methods and supervised pre-service teachers at Arizona State University.
Sangmi Kang is an Assistant Professor of Music Education at the Westminster Choir College of Rider University. Prior to this appointment, she taught music education courses at the University of Florida as well as pre-K to 12th grade general music in South Korea and the United States.
Conductor and educator Jason Vodicka is Assistant Professor of Music Education at Westminster Choir College where he teaches undergraduate courses in music education, mentors student teachers, and teaches summer courses in conducting and choral pedagogy for in-service teachers and professional musicians. He is also music director of the Harrisburg Choral Society and Orchestra, a community ensemble founded in 1895.