Johanna Gamboa-Kroesen
Assistant Professor--Music Education, Music Education

Dr. Johanna Gamboa-Kroesen is an Assistant Professor of Music Education at the University of California, Los Angeles Herb Albert School of Music where she teaches music education courses and supervises student teaching. She is a Fulbright Scholar, holds a Doctorate in Education from the University of California, Los Angeles, a Master of Music Education in pedagogy from The Hartt School of Music, and a Bachelor of Music in Music Education and Violin Performance from Chapman University. Dr. Gamboa-Kroesen is currently to serves as director of the Pacific Symphony Santiago Strings, a premier youth string orchestra in Southern California.

Prior to her appointment at UCLA, Dr. Gamboa-Kroesen taught orchestra in the Irvine Unified School District for sixteen years, conducted the Long Beach Harmony Project Orchestra, was on faculty at the Chapman University Conservatory of Music from 2012-2019, and served a mentor teacher for UCI, CSULB, and Chapman University. She received the 2015 Orange County Outstanding Educator, Instrumental Music Award and the 2016 IUSD Excellence in Teaching Award for Visual and Performing Arts.

Dr. Gamboa-Kroesen’s scholarship and research interests include inclusive teaching practices, school connectedness, and culturally responsive pedagogy. She enjoys an active schedule of conferences presentations including presentations for College Music Society, National Association for Music Education (NAfME) National Music Research and Teacher Education Conferences, the California All-State Music Education Conferences (CASMEC), and Southern California School Band and Orchestra Association Annual Conferences. Dr. Gamboa-Kroesen regularly serves as guest conductor and clinician for orchestras in California and Arizona and delivers curriculum workshops for school districts throughout Southern California.

Wendy Caldwell
Lecturer - Vocal Coaching
Kay Rhie
Assistant Professor
Ji Young An
Lecturer - Violin Performance
Lily Chen-Hafteck
Special Assistant to the Inaugural Dean for curricular reform; Professor
Theresa Dimond
Lecturer - Percussion Performance
Aubrey Foard
Lecturer - Tuba Performance
Herbie Hancock
Adjunct Professor; LA Phil Guest Artist
Nick DePinna
Lecturer--Introduction to Musicianship
Victoria Kirsch
Lecturer - Vocal Coaching
Katherine Syer
Adjunct Associate Professor
William Kinderman
Professor -- Elaine Krown Klein Chair in Performance Studies
Maria Fortuna Dean
Lecturer - Voice Performance
Gregory Goodall
Lecturer - Percussion Performance
James Bass
Professor - Director of Choral Studies
Wayne Shorter
Adjunct Professor; Star-Studded Tribute LA Phil (April 2020)
Jonathan Davis
Lecturer - Oboe Performance
Antonio Lysy
Professor - Cello Performance and Strings Area Head
James Miller
Lecturer - Trombone Performance; Associate Principal Trombone LA Phil
Joshua Ranz
Lecturer - Clarinet Performance
Erin Bouriakov
Lecturer - Flute Performance
Jocelyn Ho
Assistant Professor - Performance Studies
Gloria Cheng
Adjunct Professor - Contemporary Music, Performance Studies
Juliana Gondek
Distinguished Professor, Voice Performance
David Kaplan
Assistant Professor - Piano Performance
Arturo O’Farrill
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Iris Malkin
Lecturer - Vocal Coaching
Travis J. Cross
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Lou Anne Neill
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Terri Richter
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Ian Krouse
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John Steinmetz
Lecturer - Bassoon Performance
Christoph Bull
Adjunct Professor - Organ Performance
Chris Hanulik
Adjunct Professor - String Bass Performance; Principal Bass LA Phil
Varty Manouelian
Lecturer - Violin Performance; Violin LA Phil
Amy Sanchez
Lecturer - Horn Performance
Rakefet Hak
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Vladimir Chernov
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Inna Faliks
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Lucy Yates
Lecturer - Vocal Diction, Vocal Coaching
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Peter Yates
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Lecturer - Vocal Diction, Vocal Coaching
Boris Allakhverdyan
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Michael Dean
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Che-Yen Chen
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Jens Lindemann
Distinguished Professor - Trumpet Performance and Brass Area Head

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