Jonathan Davis
Lecturer - Oboe Performance, Music Performance

Dr. Jonathan Davis plays regularly with orchestras around Southern California, including the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Pacific Symphony, the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, Opera Pacific, and the San Diego Symphony. He is an active studio player, recording dozens of movies ranging from Spiderman II to Moana and Mulan.  He is also a member of the Northwind Quintet, a woodwind quintet that introduces the fun of music to elementary schools.  While living in New York, Davis was a member of the New Haven and Hartford Symphonies, and performed with the New York Woodwind Quintet, the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, the Brooklyn Philharmonic, and as a soloist on NPR’s Performance Today.

Dr. Davis began his musical training as a soprano in the Choir of Men and Boys at St. Paul’s Cathedral in Boston under the direction of Thomas Murray. He studied oboe with Fred Cohen at New England Conservatory during high school and continued with Ronald Roseman at Yale University, where he received a B.A. (cum laude) in East Asian Studies and the Lustman Prize. He studied with John Ferrillo and Elaine Douvas at Juilliard, where he earned a MM and a DMA and was awarded the first Stephen Alpert Memorial Scholarship.

Dr. Davis’ students have gone on to careers in musicology, music education, music management, and, of course, performance. Among others, they have played with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the New York Philharmonic, the American Ballet Theater, the New World Symphony, the Los Angeles Opera, the Cincinnati Symphony, and on Broadway.

James Miller
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Kevin McKeown
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Jens Lindemann
Professor - Trumpet Performance and Brass Area Head
Wayne Shorter
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Katherine Syer
Adjunct Associate Professor
Juliana Gondek
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William Kinderman
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Theresa Dimond
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Paul Floyd
Lecturer - Vocal Coaching
James Bass
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Joshua Ranz
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Movses Pogossian
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Kay Rhie
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Varty Manouelian
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Antonio Lysy
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Christoph Bull
Adjunct Professor - Organ Performance
Jan Berry Baker
Associate Professor of Saxophone
Amy Sanchez
Lecturer - Horn Performance
Boris Allakhverdyan
Lecturer - Clarinet Performance; Principal Clarinet LA Phil
Iris Malkin
Lecturer - Vocal Coaching
Frank Heuser
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David Kaplan
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Aubrey Foard
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Sumner Arano
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Victoria Kirsch
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Che-Yen Chen
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Cheryl Lin Fielding
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Jocelyn Ho
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Michael Dean
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Gregory Goodall
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Daniel Szabo
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Gloria Cheng
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Denis Bouriakov
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Lou Anne Neill
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Lucy Yates
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Herbie Hancock
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Wendy Caldwell
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Ji Young An
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Erin Bouriakov
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Distinguished Professor
Peter Kazaras
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