Francis Kofi Akotuah
Lecturer, Ethnomusicology

Francis Kofi Akotuah is drummer and teacher from Ghana. Born and raised in the capital city of Accra, Francis grew up in a melting-pot neighborhood immersed in the sounds of many of Ghana’s diverse musical cultures. After an 18-year career at the University of Ghana, Francis relocated to the US and has been based in the San Francisco Bay Area since 2017. He is also a lecturer at UC Santa Cruz and Sacramento State University, and teaches children of all ages through the East Bay Center for the Performing Arts in Richmond, CA.

 

Lorry Black
Academic Administrator
Katherine In–Young Lee
Associate Professor (On leave 2022-2023)
Nick DePinna
Lecturer--Introduction to Musicianship
Mohsen Mohammadi
Director of Indo-Persian Music
Melissa Bilal
Associate Director of Armenian Music Program and Lecturer
Armen Adamian
Instructor of Armenian Music Ensemble
Roger Savage
Chair of Ethnomusicology; Professor
Chi Li
Adjunct 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
I Nyoman Wenten
Adjunct Assoc. Professor
Steven Loza
Chair of Global Jazz Studies; Professor

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