Lily Chen-Hafteck
Professor, Music Education

Lily Chen-Hafteck is currently Professor of Music Education at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Herb Alpert School of Music, USA. She is a Fulbright Scholar, holds Ph.D. in music education from the University of Reading, U.K. and received postdoctoral research fellowship at the University of Pretoria, South Africa and University of Surrey Roehampton, U.K. She also taught at Kean University, USA, Hong Kong Baptist University, University of Hong Kong, and at preschool, elementary and secondary schools in Hong Kong and Mozambique.

She has published numerous journal articles and book chapters, including Oxford Handbook of Music Education and Oxford Handbook of Children’s Musical Cultures. She has served on the editorial board of the International Journal of Music Education, Asia-Pacific Journal for Arts Education, Music Education Research International, Global Science and Technology Forum (GSTF), Perspectives: Journal of the Early Childhood Music & Movement Association, Media Journal in Music Education, International Journal of Music in Early Childhood and Malaysian Journal of Music. She has held leadership positions of International Society for Music Education (ISME) as member of its Board of Directors, chair of its Young Professionals Focus Group and Early Childhood Commission, and is currently a Music in Schools and Teacher Education Commissioner. She has also served as the Eastern Division Representative of the Early Childhood Special Research Interest Group, National Association for Music Education (NAfME) and World Music Representative of California Music Educators Association (CMEA) State Council. She is the founder and director of the Educating the Creative Mind project, funded by National Endowment for the Arts; and a co-investigator and team leader of Advancing Interdisciplinary Research in Singing (AIRS) project, funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) of Canada.

Gloria Cheng
Adjunct Professor - Contemporary Music, Performance Studies
Lou Anne Neill
Lecturer - Harp Performance; Harp LA Phil
Kenny Burrell
Distinguished Professor
Jonathan Davis
Lecturer - Oboe Performance
Christoph Bull
Adjunct Professor - Organ Performance
Wendy Caldwell
Lecturer - Vocal Coaching
Jan N. Baker
Associate Professor of Saxophone
William Kinderman
Professor -- Elaine Krown Klein Chair in Performance Studies
David Kaplan
Assistant Professor - Piano Performance
Aubrey Foard
Lecturer - Tuba Performance
Chris Hanulik
Adjunct Professor - String Bass Performance; Principal Bass LA Phil
Kevin McKeown
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Joshua Ranz
Lecturer - Clarinet Performance
Inna Faliks
Professor - Piano Performance and Keyboard Area Head
Iris Malkin
Lecturer - Vocal Coaching
James Miller
Lecturer - Trombone Performance; Associate Principal Trombone LA Phil
Maria Fortuna Dean
Lecturer - Voice Performance
Varty Manouelian
Lecturer - Violin Performance; Violin LA Phil
Mark Kligman
Chair of Ethnomusicology; Professor
Denis Bouriakov
Lecturer - Flute Performance; Principal Flute LA Phil
James Newton
Distinguished Professor
Rakefet Hak
Lecturer - Music Director of the UCLA Opera Workshop
Amy Sanchez
Lecturer - Horn Performance
Boris Allakhverdyan
Lecturer - Clarinet Performance; Principal Clarinet LA Phil
Antonio Lysy
Professor - Cello Performance and Strings Area Head
Herbie Hancock
Adjunct Professor; LA Phil Guest Artist
Terence Blanchard
Professor and Kenny Burrell Chair in Jazz Studies; LA Phil Guest Artist
Erin Bouriakov
Lecturer - Flute Performance
Jocelyn Ho
Assistant Professor - Performance Studies
Travis J. Cross
Chair of Music; Professor
Juliana Gondek
Associate Dean for Equity, Diversity & Inclusion; Distinguished Professor, Voice Performance
Ji Young An
Lecturer - Violin Performance
Movses Pogossian
Professor, Director of Armenian Music Program
Peter Kazaras
Professor - Director of Opera UCLA
Peter Yates
Adjunct Professor - Guitar Performance
Vladimir Chernov
Professor - Voice Performance
Michael Dean
Professor, Voice Performance
Gregory Goodall
Lecturer - Percussion Performance
Kay Rhie
Assistant Professor
Sumner Arano
Lecturer - Reed Making, Bassoon
Arturo O’Farrill
Associate Dean for Equity, Diversity & Inclusion; Professor
Katherine Syer
Adjunct Associate Professor
Gordon Henderson
Professor; Department Vice Chair
Frank Heuser
Professor; Department Vice Chair
Wayne Shorter
Adjunct Professor; Star-Studded Tribute LA Phil (April 2020)
Theresa Dimond
Lecturer - Percussion Performance
Jens Lindemann
Professor - Trumpet Performance and Brass Area Head
Che-Yen Chen
Professor - Viola Performance
Daniel Szabo
Adjunct Associate Professor
John Steinmetz
Lecturer - Bassoon Performance
Victoria Kirsch
Lecturer - Vocal Coaching
Paul Floyd
Lecturer - Vocal Coaching
James Bass
Professor - Director of Choral Studies

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