Music

People

Regular Faculty

David Kasunic, chair

Associate Professor, Music

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

Irene Girton

Professor, Music

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

Shanna Lorenz

Assistant Professor, Music

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

Adam Schoenberg

Assistant Professor, Music

B.M., Oberlin Conservatory of Music; M.M., DMA, The Juilliard School

On Special Appointment

Joe Addington

Director of the Afro-Cuban Drumming Ensemble, Part-Time NTT Afro-Cuban Drumming Instructor

Dean Anderson

Director of Instrumental Activities

B.M., M.M., University of Missouri at Columbia; Ph.D., UCLA

William Bing

Director of the Caltech-Occidental College Concert Band

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

Cesar Castro

Director of the Son Jarocho Ensemble

Shawn Costantino

Director of the Occidental Jazz Ensemble, Part-Time NTT Assistant Instructor

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

Edmond Johnson

Director of Advising; Part-Time NTT Assistant Professor, Music and Cultural Studies

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

Desiree La Vertu

Director of Choral and Vocal Activities, Full-Time NTT Associate Professor, Music

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

Jennifer Logan

Full-Time NTT Assistant Professor, Music

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

Gloria Lum

Co-Director of Chamber Music, Part-Time NTT Cello Instructor

B.A., University of Southern California

Stephanie O’Keefe

Co-Director of Chamber Music, Part-Time NTT French Horn Instructor

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

G. Simeon Pillich

Full-Time NTT Assistant Professor, Music

B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

David Trasoff

Part-Time NTT Assistant Professor, Music

M.F.A., California Institute of the Arts; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara