Faculty

Boris Allakhverdyan
Lecturer - Clarinet Performance; Principal Clarinet LA Phil
Gary Gray
Professor Emeritus - Clarinet Performance
Joshua Ranz
Lecturer - Clarinet Performance
The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music Announces Fall 2019 Season
Grammy-nominated saxophonist Chris Potter, and jazz vocalist Fay Victor, are just two of the artists who will be part of the music school’s Fall 2019 season.
LA Times - Review: At 80, composer Tigran Mansurian finds the spiritual essence of Armenia
READ: UCLA music performance faculty Movses Pogossian (violin) and Boris Allakhverdyan (principal clarinet, LA Phil) “offered commanding performances” of work by celebrated Aremenian composer Tigran Mansurian as part of the Dilijan Chamber Music Series.
Department of Music Welcomes Four Exceptional Studio Faculty
Joining us in Fall 2018: violist Che-Yen Chen, professor of viola, and new lecturers Boris Allakhverdyan, principal clarinet of the LA Phil; Georgy Goodall, principal timpanist for the LA Opera Orchestra; and Joshua Ranz, principal clarinet of the LA Chamber Orchestra.

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