Dr. John Gavalchin

John Gavalchin

Title: Adjunct Music Faculty
Phone: 973-290--


  • Bachelor of Music, The Juilliard School, piano;
  • Master of Music, The Juilliard School, piano;
  • Ph.D. New York University, music performance

Classes taught at CSE:

  • Applied Piano Music 

Other current faculty positions and music appointments include:

  • Instructor of Piano at Teachers College, Columbia University
  • Adjunct Professor at Iona College (music appreciation classes)  
  • Music Director of The Paul and Irene Bogoni Foundation in NYC (education and the arts)

Recent musical accomplishments/concerts/awards:

  • Frequent performer in the New York City metropolitan area as soloist and with ensembles.  Concert tours as soloist throughout North and South America (including television and radio performances)   Piano master classes given at Columbia University and abroad
  • Academic Award from New York University for doctoral dissertation “Temporality in Music; a conceptual model based on the Phenomenology of Paul Ricoeur”