Monica Chieffo
Lecturer in Music Industry (Influence and Data Mining) , Music Industry

Monica is a versatile professional whose experience spans industry and academia as a client partnership strategist, musicologist, harpist, and educator. She is currently working in the immersive technology space with a focus on augmented reality for marketing and branding. Her research interests include music and visual culture, the sensory history of sound, music and disability, and digital consumption in the music industry.

A seasoned instructor, Monica held the position of Teaching Fellow in the Department of Musicology at UCLA where she designed and taught a wide range of course materials about music and society. She also served as a consulting musicologist on various projects, including for two award-naming committees for The Recording Academy. As a harpist, Monica regularly gigs in the Southern California area for special events, celebrity clients, and LA-based artists. She was recently featured as harpist on the multi-media work, Ladies’ Lair Lake, by Trulee Hall that premiered at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Her harp playing also appears on the Grammy-nominated recording “Fourth Stream … La Banda,” composed by Bill Cunliffe.

Monica’s scholarly publications include a chapter in Experiencing Music and Visual Cultures published by Routledge Press (2021) and the Journal of Interdisciplinary Voice Studies (2019).

Allison Wolfe
Lecturer in Music Industry (Music Journalism, Audio Storytelling)
Gigi Johnson
Academic Administrator (Emeritus), Director, Center for Music Innovation
Don Franzen
Adjunct Professor of Music (Music and Law, Forensic Musicology)
Tony Brancato
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Lauren Kop
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Jeffery Jampol
Lecturer in Music Industry (Artist Management and Promotion)
Jonathan Beard
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Lauren A. Spalding
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Judith Finell
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Hans Fjellestad
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Robert Fink
Chair of Music Industry Program, Professor of Musicology and Humanities (Music Theory, Analysis of Popular Music, Internships and Industry Partnerships)
Bobby Borg
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Dae Bogan
Lecturer in Music Industry (Entrepreneurship)
Mark Tramo
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Catherine Gregory
Lecturer in Music, Music Industry (Artistic Outreach and Citizenship)
Lee John
Lecturer in Music Industry (Rock/Pop Ensemble)
David MacFadyen
Professor of Musicology, Music Industry (History of Music Industry, Music and the Internet, Digital Humanities)
Robert Beamer
Lecturer in Music Industry (Finance and Accounting)
Jessica Schwartz
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Amy Kathryn Kuney
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Thomas Hodgson
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Adam Moseley
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David Leaf
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Stig Edgren
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Tiffany Naiman
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Natasha Pasternak
Lecturer in Music Industry (Songwriting, Touring, Songwriter’s Workshop)
Catherine Provenzano
Assistant Professor of Musicology, Music Industry (Critical and Contemporary Perspectives on Music Technology)

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