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.

Mark Kligman
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Cheryl Lin Fielding
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Boris Allakhverdyan
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Lou Anne Neill
Lecturer - Harp Performance; Harp LA Phil
Katherine Syer
Adjunct Associate Professor
John Steinmetz
Lecturer - Bassoon Performance
Paul Floyd
Lecturer - Vocal Coaching
David Kaplan
Assistant Professor - Piano Performance
Christoph Bull
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Juliana Gondek
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James Newton
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Gregory Goodall
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Vladimir Chernov
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Erin Bouriakov
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Ji Young An
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Victoria Kirsch
Lecturer - Vocal Coaching
Amy Sanchez
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Wayne Shorter
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Jonathan Davis
Lecturer - Oboe Performance
Lucy Yates
Lecturer - Vocal Diction, Vocal Coaching
Jan Berry Baker
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Antonio Lysy
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Inna Faliks
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Maria Fortuna Dean
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Jens Lindemann
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Gloria Cheng
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Iris Malkin
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Jocelyn Ho
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Peter Kazaras
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Gordon Henderson
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Daniel Szabo
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Denis Bouriakov
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Rakefet Hak
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Wendy Caldwell
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Peter Yates
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Theresa Dimond
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Aubrey Foard
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