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.

Joshua Ranz
Lecturer - Clarinet Performance
Katherine Syer
Adjunct Associate Professor
William Kinderman
Professor -- Elaine Krown Klein Chair in Performance Studies
Joung A Monica Yum
UCLA Doctor of Musical Arts Choral Conducting candidate
Herbie Hancock
Adjunct Professor; LA Phil Guest Artist
Peter Yates
Adjunct Professor - Guitar Performance
Victoria Kirsch
Lecturer - Vocal Coaching
Chris Hanulik
Adjunct Professor - String Bass Performance; Principal Bass LA Phil
Gregory Goodall
Lecturer - Percussion Performance
Ji Young An
Lecturer - Violin Performance
Maria Fortuna Dean
Lecturer - Voice Performance
Michael Dean
Professor, Voice Performance
Theresa Dimond
Lecturer - Percussion Performance
Boris Allakhverdyan
Lecturer - Clarinet Performance; Principal Clarinet LA Phil
Jens Lindemann
Professor - Trumpet Performance and Brass Area Head
Varty Manouelian
Lecturer - Violin Performance; Violin LA Phil
Juliana Gondek
Distinguished Professor, Voice Performance
Wayne Shorter
Adjunct Professor; Star-Studded Tribute LA Phil (April 2020)
Movses Pogossian
Professor, Director of Armenian Music Program
Che-Yen Chen
Professor - Viola Performance
Paul Floyd
Lecturer - Vocal Coaching
Travis J. Cross
Chair of Music; Professor
Lou Anne Neill
Lecturer - Harp Performance; Harp LA Phil
Christoph Bull
Adjunct Professor - Organ Performance
Inna Faliks
Professor - Head of Piano
Sumner Arano
Lecturer - Reed Making, Bassoon
Ian Krouse
Distinguished Professor
Wendy Caldwell
Lecturer - Vocal Coaching
Antonio Lysy
Professor - Cello Performance and Strings Area Head
David Kaplan
Assistant Professor - Piano Performance
Erin Bouriakov
Lecturer - Flute Performance
Denis Bouriakov
Lecturer - Flute Performance; Principal Flute LA Phil
James Miller
Lecturer - Trombone Performance; Associate Principal Trombone LA Phil
Wendy Richman
Lecturer--High Strings, Music Education
Amy Sanchez
Lecturer - Horn Performance
Nick DePinna
Lecturer--Introduction to Musicianship
Jocelyn Ho
Assistant Professor - Performance Studies
Kendall Renaud
UCLA Master of Music Choral Conducting candidate
Iris Malkin
Lecturer - Vocal Coaching
Vladimir Chernov
Distinguished Professor - Voice Performance
Aubrey Foard
Lecturer - Tuba Performance
Jan Berry Baker
Associate Professor of Saxophone
Meghan Turner
Lecturer, Music Education--Brass Methods
Kevin McKeown
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Jonathan Davis
Lecturer - Oboe Performance
James Bass
Professor - Director of Choral Studies
Rakefet Hak
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Peter Kazaras
Distinguished Professor - Director of Opera UCLA
Gloria Cheng
Adjunct Professor - Contemporary Music, Performance Studies
John Steinmetz
Lecturer - Bassoon Performance
Karenn Chutjian Presti
Lecturer - Vocal Diction, Vocal Coaching
Kay Rhie
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