Brandon Mayer
Instructor, Beginning Guitar--Summer Session , Music Performance

Originally from Florida, Brandon Mayer attended UCLA and University of Barcelona, studying music and anthropology. At UCLA he studied classical guitar with Peter Yates and Theodore Norman. As an ensemble and solo artist, Mayer has performed and toured extensively including at LA County Museum of Art, Kennedy Center (DC), Manhattan School of Music, and as artist-in-residence at University of Kansas. Also a composer, he has contributed music for theater and films that have been produced and screened at festivals throughout the U.S., Europe, and Asia. A prolific singer-songwriter, he has released multiple recordings and collaborations associating with labels such as Pelvic, Village Vert, and Range Life. Currently, Mayer teaches at Bahcesehir University (İstanbul) and UCLA.


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David Kaplan
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Ji Young An
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Peter Yates
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Jamie Chamberlin
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Jocelyn Ho
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Victoria Kirsch
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Iris Malkin
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Adjunct Assistant Professor
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