Murray Decock - Music Faculty - Colgate University

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Murray Decock

Murray Decock

Vice President of Institutional Advancement; Instructor in Piano
Institutional Advancement, 14 Utica Street - 3rd Floor
p 315-228-7489


  • BA, Colgate
  • Master's in piano performance, Indiana University School of Music
  • Doctorate of Musical Arts in Piano Performance, University of Maryland.


Murray Decock '80

Decock has performed as soloist with regional and college orchestras throughout the Northeast and mid-Atlantic states, including several appearances with the Colgate University Concert Orchestra.

At Colgate, he served as accompanist and assistant conductor to the Colgate University Chorus from 1987 through 1994.  During that time Decock accompanied the chorus on two tours of Europe, performing on the piano and organ in the churches and cathedrals of Venice, Milan, Paris, Salzburg and Vienna, as well as St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City.

Teaching Experience

Decock is currently vice president for institutional advancement and continues to serve as an instructor in piano.


The Piano Sonatas of Sophie-Carmen Eckhardt-Gramatte, published by the Eckhardt-Gramatte Foundation, based in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada