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Skidmore College
Dance Department
Carl Landa

Carl Landa

Music Director

Office: Dance Center 104
Telephone: 518-580-5378
Fax: 518-580-8356


Carl Landa is the Musical Director of the Dance Department.  He teaches Music for Dancers, accompanies modern and ballet classes, and composes and records music for students, faculty, and guest artists.

Before joining the Skidmore College faculty in 2000 he was an accompianist at the Martha Graham School for Contemporary Dance, the Merce Cunningham School, the Julliard School, Purchase College, and many private dance studios in New York City.

Carl’s original scores have been used by Complexions Dance Company, Battleworks, and many colleges and universities including the Alvin Ailey School, The University of Richmond, and Long Island University.

Carl has been on the faculty of the Bates Dance Festival since 2001.