Cheryl Lin Fielding
Lecturer - Vocal Diction, Vocal Coaching, Music Performance

“Warm, grand, and rich”, Cheryl Lin Fielding’s pianism has been praised by the New York Sun, and throughout the world. Her performances have taken her to major venues including Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center, Carnegie Weill Recital Hall, Merkin Recital Hall, Tanglewood Music Center, Music Academy of the West, Aspen Music Festival, Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Juilliard Theater, the Mark Morris Dance Group, and the Getty Museum.

Fielding has been honored with the Grace B. Jackson Prize in Excellence by the Tanglewood Music Festival, recognized by the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts, and three times received the distinguished Gwendolyn Koldofsky Award in Keyboard Collaborative Arts.

Her musical studies began at the age of three in Taiwan, first on the piano and later the violin. She continued through dual master’s degrees at the Juilliard School (Piano Performance and Collaborative Piano) and the Doctor of Musical Arts in Keyboard Collaborative Arts at the University of Southern California, with extended emphasis in Vocal performance.

Fielding has served as music director and vocal coach for Opera Chapman at the Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music, Operafestival di Roma, an adjunct professor at California State University at Northridge, Azusa Pacific University, and Chapman University. She was an adjudicator for NATS and Spotlight Awards, and served as a pianist for the Aspen Music Festival, Music Academy of the West, the Juilliard School, Los Angeles Opera, Operalia, and OperaWorks. Dr. Fielding also served as vocal coach and pianist for USC Thornton Opera, Operafestival di Roma, Opera Pacific, and as the Principal Coach at Opera San Jose and Opera Santa Barbara. She is currently on the music staff as a coach and pianist for Dolora Zajick’s Institute of Young Dramatic Voices, and as a Lecturer and opera coach for UCLA Opera at the Herb Alpert School of Music.

William Kinderman
Professor -- Elaine Krown Klein Chair in Performance Studies
Mark Kligman
Chair of Ethnomusicology; Professor
Jonathan Davis
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Michael Dean
Professor, Voice Performance
Jan Berry Baker
Associate Professor of Saxophone
Wendy Caldwell
Lecturer - Vocal Coaching
David Kaplan
Assistant Professor - Piano Performance
Varty Manouelian
Lecturer - Violin Performance; Violin LA Phil
Frank Heuser
Professor; Department Vice Chair
Iris Malkin
Lecturer - Vocal Coaching
Wayne Shorter
Adjunct Professor; Star-Studded Tribute LA Phil (April 2020)
Inna Faliks
Professor - Piano Performance and Keyboard Area Head
James Newton
Distinguished Professor
John Steinmetz
Lecturer - Bassoon Performance
Ji Young An
Lecturer - Violin Performance
Peter Kazaras
Professor - Director of Opera UCLA
Lucy Yates
Lecturer - Vocal Diction, Vocal Coaching
Juliana Gondek
Associate Dean for Equity, Diversity & Inclusion; Distinguished Professor, Voice Performance
Gordon Henderson
Professor; Department Vice Chair
Gloria Cheng
Adjunct Professor - Contemporary Music, Performance Studies
Sumner Arano
Lecturer - Reed Making, Bassoon
Maria Fortuna Dean
Lecturer - Voice Performance
Amy Sanchez
Lecturer - Horn Performance
Aubrey Foard
Lecturer - Tuba Performance
Victoria Kirsch
Lecturer - Vocal Coaching
Daniel Szabo
Adjunct Associate Professor
Boris Allakhverdyan
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Herbie Hancock
Adjunct Professor; LA Phil Guest Artist
Chris Hanulik
Adjunct Professor - String Bass Performance; Principal Bass LA Phil
Movses Pogossian
Professor, Director of Armenian Music Program
Jocelyn Ho
Assistant Professor - Performance Studies
Antonio Lysy
Professor - Cello Performance and Strings Area Head
Kay Rhie
Assistant Professor
Erin Bouriakov
Lecturer - Flute Performance
Che-Yen Chen
Professor - Viola Performance
Christoph Bull
Adjunct Professor - Organ Performance
Jens Lindemann
Professor - Trumpet Performance and Brass Area Head
Kenny Burrell
Distinguished Professor
Joshua Ranz
Lecturer - Clarinet Performance
Rakefet Hak
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Vladimir Chernov
Professor - Voice Performance
Gregory Goodall
Lecturer - Percussion Performance
Peter Yates
Adjunct Professor - Guitar Performance
Travis J. Cross
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Paul Floyd
Lecturer - Vocal Coaching
Kevin McKeown
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Lou Anne Neill
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James Miller
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Theresa Dimond
Lecturer - Percussion Performance
Katherine Syer
Adjunct Associate Professor
Denis Bouriakov
Lecturer - Flute Performance; Principal Flute LA Phil
James Bass
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