Jocelyn Ho
Assistant Professor - Performance Studies, Music Performance

An internationally-acclaimed pianist, historical keyboardist, theorist and composer, Jocelyn Ho engages practice and scholarship in a dialogic process to challenge and enliven contemporary concert practices. Her performance interests center on the two ends of the spectrum: new music and historically informed performance practice. Her scholarship includes research in embodied cognition and gestures, and the performance practice of Haydn and Debussy.

Hailed as an artist possessing “a surprisingly unrelenting physical technique” (The Australian) and “drawing unbelievably beautiful sonorities from the piano” (2MBS Magazine), Young Steinway Artist Ho has won major piano competitions internationally such as the first prize in the 2010 Australian National Piano Award, the Kawai Award, prizes at the Bradshaw and Buono International Piano Competition, and has performed at venues around the world such as Radio France, the Sydney Opera House, Berlin’s Radialsystem V, the Melbourne Recital Centre, New York Symphony Space, Spectrum NYC, the NSW Parliament House, the Victorian Governor’s House, and the Boston Isabella Gardner Museum. Her album “Luminous Sounds,” released by Master Performers, received a five-star review in Fine Music Magazine and was featured in her interview in Limelight. She is a founding member of Sydney Piano Trio.

Ho champions new music and reinvigorates traditional music with fresh, historical perspectives. Most recently, she is the artistic director of a music-art-tech project Synaesthesia Playground, in which she leads fifteen composers, visual artists, technologists, and fashion designers from all around the world to create an interactive, immersive experience that reinvents the piano recital. On the other end of the spectrum, she is a historical keyboardist and is the winner of the Special Prize for the music of Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven at the 2010 Australian National Piano Award. Her historical work on Debussy performance practice has led to a book contract with the Springer Series, and her authoritative performances of Debussy’s works is featured in her “Preludes to Paris” program toured around the world.

Ho’s compositions have been featured internationally, including in France, Germany, Australia, and the USA. Her most recent works include multi-disciplinary collaborations with software developers and visual artists featured at the NYC Electroacoustic Music Festival, Stony Brook Faculty Art Exhibition, and the University of Florida Art Gallery. As a performing scholar, Jocelyn Ho has published and presented papers at international conferences in the area of performance analysis, embodiment theory, Debussy studies, and mathematics and music. She received her Doctor of Musical Arts from Stony Brook University, where her teachers include Gilbert Kalish (piano) and Arthur Haas (historical keyboards). Jocelyn Ho is an Assistant Professor of Performance Studies at UCLA. Jocelyn Ho is a Steinway Artist.

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Erin Bouriakov
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Juliana Gondek
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Karenn Chutjian Presti
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Meghan Turner
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James Bass
Professor - Director of Choral Studies
Frank Heuser
Professor; Department Vice Chair
Wayne Shorter
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Peter Yates
Adjunct Professor - Guitar Performance
Travis J. Cross
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Herbie Hancock
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Maria Fortuna Dean
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Kay Rhie
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Sumner Arano
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Peter Kazaras
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Iris Malkin
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Joshua Ranz
Lecturer - Clarinet Performance
Lou Anne Neill
Lecturer - Harp Performance; Harp LA Phil
Inna Faliks
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Amy Sanchez
Lecturer - Horn Performance
Wendy Caldwell
Lecturer - Vocal Coaching
James Miller
Lecturer - Trombone Performance; Associate Principal Trombone LA Phil
Ji Young An
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Victoria Kirsch
Lecturer - Vocal Coaching
Boris Allakhverdyan
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Kendall Renaud
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John Steinmetz
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Antonio Lysy
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William Kinderman
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Michael Dean
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Paul Floyd
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Nick DePinna
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Che-Yen Chen
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Vladimir Chernov
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David Kaplan
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Jonathan Davis
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Chris Hanulik
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Gloria Cheng
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Joung A Monica Yum
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Aubrey Foard
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Jens Lindemann
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Gregory Goodall
Lecturer - Percussion Performance
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