Frank Heuser
Professor; Department Vice Chair, Music Education

Frank Heuser is head of the Music Education area in the Department of Music. Most recently, he served on the music education faculty at the University of Oregon, where his duties included undergraduate instruction as well as graduate teaching and research advisement.

His public school teaching experience includes seven years as an instrumental music instruction in schools throughout Los Angeles and Orange counties. He was director of instrumental music at East Los Angeles College and taught music education courses at California State University, Los Angeles and at Chapman College. He is active as an adjudicator and clinician in Southern California and is currently low brass instructor during summers at the Idyllwild School of Music and the Arts.

Frank Heuser’s research interests include the study of motor control issues in musicians, the understanding and prevention of performance problems in wind players, and issues surrounding music perception and cognition. He has published articles in Medical Problems of Performing Artists and the Southeastern Journal of Music Education, and is on the editorial board of the Journal of Music Teacher Education. His Ph.D. is from the University of Southern California, his M.M. from Yale University, and his B.A. from California State University, Los Angeles.

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Joshua Ranz
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Maria Fortuna Dean
Lecturer - Voice Performance
James Darrah
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Boris Allakhverdyan
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Che-Yen Chen
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Travis J. Cross
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Lou Anne Neill
Lecturer - Harp Performance; Harp LA Phil
Katherine Syer
Adjunct Associate Professor
John Steinmetz
Lecturer - Bassoon Performance
Chris Hanulik
Adjunct Professor - String Bass Performance; Principal Bass LA Phil
James Newton
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Mark Kligman
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Aubrey Foard
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Gregory Goodall
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Denis Bouriakov
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Daniel Szabo
Adjunct Associate Professor
Herbie Hancock
Adjunct Professor; LA Phil Guest Artist
Victoria Kirsch
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Vladimir Chernov
Professor - Voice Performance
Antonio Lysy
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David Kaplan
Lecturer - Piano Performance
James Bass
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Douglas Masek
Adjunct Professor - Saxophone Performance and Woodwinds Area Head
Paul Floyd
Lecturer - Vocal Coaching
Jens Lindemann
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Iris Malkin
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Wendy Caldwell
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Rakefet Hak
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Jocelyn Ho
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Juliana Gondek
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Michael Dean
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Kevin McKeown
Adjunct Assistant Professor
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Sumner Arano
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Terence Blanchard
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