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.

Denis Bouriakov
Lecturer - Flute Performance; Principal Flute LA Phil
Wayne Shorter
Adjunct Professor; Star-Studded Tribute LA Phil (April 2020)
Wendy Caldwell
Lecturer - Vocal Coaching
Peter Yates
Adjunct Professor - Guitar Performance
Arturo O’Farrill
Associate Dean for Equity, Diversity & Inclusion; Professor
Chris Hanulik
Adjunct Professor - String Bass Performance; Principal Bass LA Phil
Travis J. Cross
Chair of Music; Professor
Inna Faliks
Professor - Head of Piano
Kay Rhie
Assistant Professor
Amy Sanchez
Lecturer - Horn Performance
Paul Floyd
Lecturer - Vocal Coaching
Kevin McKeown
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Rakefet Hak
Lecturer - Music Director of the UCLA Opera Workshop
John Steinmetz
Lecturer - Bassoon Performance
Victoria Kirsch
Lecturer - Vocal Coaching
Jocelyn Ho
Assistant Professor - Performance Studies
Cheryl Lin Fielding
Lecturer - Vocal Diction, Vocal Coaching
Iris Malkin
Lecturer - Vocal Coaching
Katherine Syer
Adjunct Associate Professor
Varty Manouelian
Lecturer - Violin Performance; Violin LA Phil
Lucy Yates
Lecturer - Vocal Diction, Vocal Coaching
Vladimir Chernov
Distinguished Professor - Voice Performance
James Bass
Professor - Director of Choral Studies
William Kinderman
Professor -- Elaine Krown Klein Chair in Performance Studies
Joshua Ranz
Lecturer - Clarinet Performance
Lou Anne Neill
Lecturer - Harp Performance; Harp LA Phil
Michael Dean
Professor, Voice Performance
Antonio Lysy
Professor - Cello Performance and Strings Area Head
Theresa Dimond
Lecturer - Percussion Performance
Ian Krouse
Distinguished Professor
Meghan Turner
Lecturer, Music Education--Brass Methods
Herbie Hancock
Adjunct Professor; LA Phil Guest Artist
Jonathan Davis
Lecturer - Oboe Performance
David Kaplan
Assistant Professor - Piano Performance
Elisabeth Le Guin
Special Assistant to the Inaugural Dean for Faculty Development and Gender Equity; Professor
Boris Allakhverdyan
Lecturer - Clarinet Performance; Principal Clarinet LA Phil
Lily Chen-Hafteck
Special Assistant to the Inaugural Dean for curricular reform; Professor
Gloria Cheng
Adjunct Professor - Contemporary Music, Performance Studies
Jessica Jones
Lecturer - Instrumental technique--Low Strings
Emily Kubitskey
Lecturer--Music Education
Jens Lindemann
Professor - Trumpet Performance and Brass Area Head
Christoph Bull
Adjunct Professor - Organ Performance
Gregory Goodall
Lecturer - Percussion Performance
Peter Kazaras
Distinguished Professor - Director of Opera UCLA
Movses Pogossian
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Juliana Gondek
Distinguished Professor, Voice Performance
Aubrey Foard
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Wendy Richman
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Erin Bouriakov
Lecturer - Flute Performance
Che-Yen Chen
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Maria Fortuna Dean
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Ji Young An
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Jan Berry Baker
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James Miller
Lecturer - Trombone Performance; Associate Principal Trombone LA Phil
Nick DePinna
Lecturer--Introduction to Musicianship
Alison Deane
Associate Adjunct Professor

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