David Winkelman

Associate Dean and piano faculty David Winkelman strives to know a student as a whole person which he feels leads to helping that person build and develop the skills necessary to become the best musician possible.


  • Major teachers include Yoheved Kaplinsky, Nils Vigeland, Martin Canin, Mary Anthony Cox, Rebecca Scott, Michael White, Larry Alan Smith, Baruch Arnon and Joel Sachs

Awards, Recognitions and Honors

  • UNCSA Excellence in Teaching Award recipient, 2011
  • Saul Braverman Award for outstanding achievement in the study of music theory


• International Council of Fine Arts Deans (ICFAD)
• College Music Society (CMS)
• Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development (ASCD)


D.M.A.Manhattan School of Music

M.M.The Juilliard School

B.M.The Juilliard School