Lily Chen-Hafteck
Professor, Music Education

Lily Chen-Hafteck is currently Professor of Music Education at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA. She is also Chair of the Faculty of the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music. Originally from Hong Kong, she 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), Journal of Music, Perspectives: Journal of the Early Childhood Music & Movement Association and Media Journal in Music Education. 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. 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. She has recently received a Fulbright Research Award to conduct research in Hong Kong.

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

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