Armen Adamian
Instructor of Armenian Music Ensemble , Ethnomusicology

Ph.D. student in Ethnomusicology

Armen Adamian is a Ph.D. student in Ethnomusicology at UCLA. His research investigates the politics of music making among Armenians and the involvement of musical and choreographic discourses in the production of geopolitical and national narratives. Alongside his academic studies, Armen practices duduk and leads an Armenian folk ensemble in Los Angeles. He received his MA in Ethnomusicology from UCLA, a BA in Psychology and a BA in Music Composition from Humboldt State University.

I Nyoman Wenten
Adjunct Assoc. Professor
Katherine In–Young Lee
Associate Professor (On leave 2022-2023)
Steven Loza
Chair of Global Jazz Studies; Professor
Mark Kligman
Professor of Musicology, Ethnomusicology, and Humanities Mickey Katz Chair of Jewish Music Director of Lowell Milken Center for Music of American Jewish Experience
Melissa Bilal
Associate Director of Armenian Music Program and Lecturer
Mohsen Mohammadi
Director of Indo-Persian Music
Chi Li
Adjunct Professor
Roger Savage
Chair of Ethnomusicology; Professor
Lorry Black
Academic Administrator

Explore Other Degrees

Graduate study and training in choral, orchestral, or wind conducting
The study of global musical traditions through performance training, research, and field work
Global Jazz Studies
Jazz performance and musicianship courses are paired with African American Studies
Music Composition
Mentorship in the creation and realization of music for concerts, opera, and visual media
Music Education
Preparation for music educators leading to a B.A. and teaching credential in just four years
Music History & Industry
Combining Musicology and the Music Industry minor for practical hands-on training with the study of music within the context of different societies, cultures, and theories
Music Industry
Industry professionals and UCLA faculty prepare students for music-related careers
The scholarly study of the histories, cultures, and critical interpretations of music and music-making
Music Performance
Study and training towards professional performance careers in Western classical music