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Music Office Contact Information

  • Location: MUS 127
  • Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm
  • Phone: (323) 343-4060
  • Fax: (323) 343-4063
  • Email: [email protected]

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Chair and Associate Chair

Michael Caldwell

Dr. Michael Caldwell

Music Department Chair

Christopher Gravis

Dr. Christopher Gravis

Associate Chair

Music Faculty

Natalie Buickians

Natalie Buickians

Assistant Professor of Music in Voice

Uziel Colón

Uziel Colón

Assistant Professor of Music in Afro Latin Music, Jazz and Commercial Piano

Paul de Castro

Paul De Castro

Professor of Music in Afro Latin Music, Jazz Studies (FERP)

James Ford

James Ford

Professor of Music in Trumpet, Jazz Studies

Sara Graef

Sara Graef

Professor of Music in Composition and Theory

Christopher Gravis

Christopher Gravis

Associate Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities

John M. Kennedy

John M. Kennedy

Professor of Music in Composition and Theory

Patti Kilroy

Patti Kilroy

Assistant Professor of Music in Strings and Music Education

Ross Levinson

Ross Levinson

Professor of Music in Commercial Music and Music Technology (FERP)

Emily Moss

Emily Moss

Professor of Music and Director of Bands/Director of Instrumental Music Education

Graduate Advisor

JP Marcondes Mourao

J.P. Marcondes Mourão

Assistant Professor of Music in Commercial Music and Guitar

Adam Snow

Adam Snow

Assistant Professor of Music, Percussion

Beverly Stein

Beverly Stein

Professor of Music in Music History

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Steve Wight

Professor of Music in Commercial Music and Recording Arts (FERP)

Music Faculty - Lecturers

Diane Alancraig

Diane Alancraig

Satik Andriassian

Satik Andriassian

Classical Guitar

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Marcia Armstead-Ivy

Music Education

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Dave Askren playing guitar

David Askren

Jazz Guitar

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John Ballinger

John Ballinger

Guitar and Commercial Music Composition

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Antonio Esteban Castro

Music Education

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Joshua Davis

Joshua Davis

Zachary Deak

Zachary Deak

Cynthia Reifler Flores

Cynthia Reifler Flores

Mariachi Ensemble

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Helen Goode-Castro

Helen Goode-Castro

Carla Hassett

Carla Hassett

Linda-Rose Hembreiker

Linda-Rose Hembreiker

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Edgar Hernandez

Electric Bass

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Deborah Holland

Deborah Holland

Music History

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Marta Honer

Marta Honer

Jenny Kim

Jenny Kim

French Horn

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Greg McFall

Greg McFall

Electric Bass

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Dillon MacIntyre

Dillon MacIntyre

Trombone, Euphonium, and Tuba

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Robert MacNeil

Robert MacNeil

Dwayne Milburn

Dwayne Milburn

Wind Ensemble, Music Education

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Hitomi Oba

Hitomi Oba

Jazz Saxophone

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Harvey Pittel

Harvey Pittel

Michelle Elliott Rearick

Michelle Elliott Rearick

Ken Rosser

Ken Rosser

Jazz Guitar

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Robert Sanders

Robert Sanders

Scott Worthington

Scott Worthington

Double Bass

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Teaching Associates and Graduate Teaching Assistants

Melissa Blain

Michael Eisenstein

Spurgeon Rice

Daniel Richardson

Yousef Al-Shomaimri

Amanda Muse

Julio Sanchez

River Sprague

Juan Zuniga

Music Department Staff

Denia Bradshaw

Denia Bradshaw

Department Coordinator

Mitsuko Morikawa

Mitsuko Morikawa

Accompanist

Rico Garcia

Rico Garcia

Music Sound Technician

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Armando Rosales

Armando Rosales

Music Instrument Coordinator

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Eileen Soto

Student Office Assistant