Regular Faculty

Amy Lyford, chair

Associate Dean for Curriculum and Academic Support; Professor, Art History and the Visual Arts

B.A., Pomona College; M.A., Boston University; Ph.D., UC Berkeley

Allen Gross

Professor, Music

B.A., Queens College; M.A., UC Berkeley; D.M.A., Stanford University

Irene Girton

Professor, Music

B.Music, Oberlin College Conservatory of Music; M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University

David Kasunic

Associate Professor, Music

B.A., Amherst College; M.F.A., Ph.D.; Princeton University

Shanna Lorenz

Assistant Professor, Music; Advisory Committee, Latino/a and Latin American Studies

B.A., Reed College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

On Special Appointment

Joe Addington

Adjunct Instructor, Music

William Bing

Adjunct Instructor, Music

M.M., USC; B.M., University of Michigan

Cesar Castro

Adjunct Instructor, Music

Shawn Costantino

Jazz Ensemble Director; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Music

B.Mus., Studio Music and Jazz, University of Miami; MM, Jazz Studies, De Paul University

Sonia Marie De Leon de Vega

Adjunct Instructor, Music

Tim Emmons

Adjunct Instructor, Music

B.A., UC Santa Barbara; M.A., USC

Edmond Johnson

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Music

B.A., Lawrence University; M.A., Ph.D., UC Santa Barbara

Desiree La Vertu

Director of Choral Music, Music

B.Mus., CSU Fullerton; M.M. University of Nevada, Reno

Jennifer Logan

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Music

B.A., M.A., Cal State Fresno; Ph.D., UC Santa Barbara

Gloria Lum

Adjunct Instructor, Music

B.A., University of Southern California

Stephanie O’Keefe

Adjunct Instructor, Music

Applied Music Major, University of Illinois; Applied Music Major, University of Arizona; Applied Music Major, University of Nevada

G. Simeon Pillich

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Music

B.A., M.A., Ph.D., UCLA

Malia Roberson

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Music

BA, MA (Music, Piano Performance), UC Santa Cruz; Ph.D. (Music Theory), UCSB