Adjunct Applied Faculty (Viola), Dewberry School of Music, CVPAPraised for her versatility and creativity, American violist Renate Falkner leads an active career as an educator, recitalist, and orchestral and chamber musician, performing across the U.S. and abroad.
Adjunct Applied Faculty (Oboe), Dewberry School of Music, CVPAOriginally from Newark, Delaware, Emily Foster joined The United States Air Force Band in Washington, DC in 2013 and was appointed as Adjunct Oboe Faculty at George Mason University in 2019.
Adjunct Faculty (Cello), Dewberry School of Music, CVPAGerald Fowkes is a 2001 graduate of Louisiana State University where he graduated summa cum laude in Cello Performance. His former teachers and mentors include Dennis Parker, Loran Stephenson, Wesley Baldwin and Pamela Frame.
Adjunct Faculty (Saxophone), Dewberry School of Music, CVPAEd Fraedrich, saxophone, joined the faculty of GMU in the fall of 2011 after having established a successful private studio in the area. He has performed solos with many ensembles, including the National Symphony Orchestra and the Fairfax Wind Symphony.
Associate Director of Communications and Content, CFA, Hylton, CVPAKirstin Franko brings nearly two decades of communication strategy within the arts to the College of Visual and Performing Arts.
Associate Professor, School of Art, CVPABorn in Zahlé, Lebanon, Chawky Frenn lived his formative years in a country that nurtured him not only with paradoxes, conflicts, and delusions, but also with mysticism, spirituality and beauty. He emigratied to the United States in 1981. His preoccupations with mysteries on God and humankind, good and evil, fate and freedom have evolved into humanist concerns on social justice, human rights, political discourse, religious dialects, identity and gender issues.
Interim Director, Film and Video Studies, CVPA
Director, Visiting Filmmakers SeriesCynthia Fuchs (PhD, University of Pennsylvania, 1989) is the interim Director of Film at Mason (CVPA) and Associate Professor of English (CHSS), as well as a faculty member in African and African American Studies (AAAS) and Sport and American Culture; she is an Executive Committee member for Women and Gender Studies (WGST).