Music Faculty


Dr. Emily Moss
Office: MUS 128 Phone: (323) 343-4060

Full Time Faculty

Jeffrey Benedict Professor Emeritus of MusicSaxophone, Jazz Studies
Office: MUS 123 Phone: (323) 343-4099

Michael Caldwell,  D.M.A. Professor of Music, Associate Vice President of Faculty Affairs
Office: ADMIN 707 Phone: (323) 343-3810

David Connors, D.M.E. Professor of Music, Interim Associate Dean

Office: MUS 231 Phone: (323) 343-4004 

Paul DeCastro Professor of Music in Afro Latin Music, Jazz Studies
Office: MUS 12 Phone: (323) 343-4079

James Ford Professor of Music in Trumpet, Jazz Studies
Office: MUS 70 Phone: (323) 343-4081

Sara Graef Professor of Music in Composition and Theory
Office: MUS 235 Phone: (323) 343-4073

Christopher Gravis Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities
Office: MUS 122 Phone: (323) 343-4068

Susan Kane Professor of Music in Voice
Office: MUS 121 Phone: (323) 343-4043

John M. Kennedy Professor of Music in Composition and Theory
Office: MUS 236 Phone: (323) 343-4084

Ross Levinson Associate Professor of Music in Commercial Music and Music Technology
Office: MUS 14 Phone: (323) 343-5448

Emily Moss Associate Professor of Music and Director of Bands/Director of Instrumental Music Education
Office: Music 132 Phone: (323)-343-4086

Beverly Stein Professor of Music in Music History
Office: MUS 130 Phone: (323) 343-4077

Steve Wight Associate Professor of Music in Commercial Music and Recording Arts
Office: MUS 14 Phone: (323) 343-5447

Part Time Music Faculty

Diane Alancraig, Flute
Satik Andriassian, Classical Guitar
David Askren, Jazz Guitar
Nathan Campbell, French Horn
Iris Cepeda, Voice
Andree-Ann Deschenes, Lecturer
Matthew Elgart, Classical Guitar
Tim Emmons, Jazz Bass and Electric Bass
Robert Fernandez, Percussion
Cythnia Flores-Reifler, Violin
Pedro Flores, Vihuela
Helen Goode Castro, Clarinet
Irene Gregorio, Accompanist
Edgar Hernandez-Collazo, Bass
Fung Ho, Violin
Randy Jones, Tuba
Rong-Huey Liu, Oboe
Robert MacNeil, Voice
Kara Masek, Voice
Paulette Miller, Lecturer
Joao Pedro Mourao, Electric Guitar
Scott Oakley, Jazz piano
Geoff Osika, Double Bass
Calixto Oveido, Percussion
Peter Pergelides, Voice
Pin Fei Tang, Cello
Jacques Voyemant,Trombone
Robert Ward, Piano
Jesse Wright-FitzGerald, Lecturer

Suli Xue, Violin
Euro Zambrano, Percussion