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.

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

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