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.

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