Behzad Nadimi
Lecturer, Ethnomusicology

Behzad Nadimi is an accomplished santūr performer and teacher of Iranian music. He was instrumental in collecting and publishing the radīf of Mirza-Abdollah for santūr (2016). He has performed throughout Iran and in California. He is a direct disciple of santūr master Pashang Kamkar; he began his studies of the santūr and the radīf (Iranian musical repertoire) when he was in high school. Nadimi has recorded a number of CDs on the santūr and directed various music ensembles.

Steven Loza
Director of the UCLA Center for Latino Arts; Professor and Chair of Global Jazz Studies
Chi Li
Adjunct Professor
Armen Adamian
Instructor of Armenian Woodwinds; Ph.D. Student in Ethnomusicology
Melissa Bilal
The Promise Chair in Armenian Music, Arts, and Culture; Director of Armenian Music Program
I Nyoman Wenten
Adjunct Assoc. Professor
Münir Beken
Associate Professor
Nick DePinna
Adjunct Assistant Professor--Musicianship
Rahul Neuman
Continuing Lecturer
Mohsen Mohammadi
Director of Indo-Persian Music
Supeena Adler
World Music Instrument Curator and Conservator; Director, Music of Thailand Ensemble; Adjunct Associate Professor
Roger Savage
Professor and Chair of Ethnomusicology
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

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