UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2019-2020

Current Faculty

Alviso, J. Ric

(2000) Professor of Music. B.A. 1982, California State University, Long Beach; M.A. 1993, Ph.D. 2002, University of California, Los Angeles.

Baker, Katherine Ramos

(2001) Professor of Music. B.A. 1976, Pacific Christian College; M.M. 1984, California State University, Fullerton; Ed.D. 1992, University of Illinois.

Borczon, Ronald M.

(1984) Professor of Music. B.M. 1978, B.A. 1979, Florida State University; M.M. 1981, University of Southwestern Louisiana.

Gamma, Lorenz A.

(2015) Assistant Professor of Music. B.A. 1996, Indiana University, Bloomington; M.M. 1998, University of Washington; D.M.A. 2005, University of California, Los Angeles.

Garrett, Glen R.

(2002) Lecturer in Music. B.M. 1973, University of Utah; M.M. 1976, California State University, Northridge.

Harris, Matthew

(1996) Professor of Music. B.M. 1982, University of Miami; M.M. 1985, Eastman School of Music.

Heinen, Julia M.

(1995) Professor of Music. B.M. 1982, University of Minnesota; M.M. 1983, University of Michigan; D.M.A. 1988, University of Minnesota.

Izzo, Jeffrey S.

(2017) Assistant Professor of Music. B.Mus. 1981, Berklee College of Music; M.Mus. 2010, University of Edinburgh; J.D. 1993, Seattle University School of Law.

Marinescu, Liviu

(2002) Professor of Music. B.A. 1994, Bucharest Music Academy; M.M. 1996, Cleveland State University; D.M.A. 2000, University of Maryland.

McCaffrey, Arthur

(2014) Associate Professor of Music. B.A. 1998, Rice University; M.Mus. 1999, Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama; D.M.A. 2013, University of Southern California.

Monchick, Alexandra S.

(2011) Associate Professor of Music. B.A. 2003, University of Michigan; Ph.D. 2010, Harvard University.

Pratt, Gary W.

(1983) Professor of Music. B.F.A. 1980, M.F.A, 1983, California Institute of Arts.

Rachmanov, Dmitry

(2007) Professor of Music. B.M. 1981, M.M. 1982, The Julliard School; D.M.A. 1989, Manhattan School of Music.

Roscetti, Diane H.

(2004) Professor of Music. B.M. 1978, Oberlin Conservatory of Music; M.M. 1981, Northern Illinois University.

Roscigno, John

(2001) Professor of Music. B.M.A. 1987, University of Arizona; M.M. 1989, University of Illinois; D.M.A. 1999, University of Arizona.

Rusich, Clinton P.

(2018) Assistant Professor of Music. B.M. 1998, M.M. 2006, California State University, Long Beach.

Schliff, Mary A.

(1999) Lecturer in Music. B.M. 1964, University of Iowa; M.A. 1965, University of Vermont.

Sellers, Elizabeth A.

(1999) Professor of Music. B.M. 1971, St. Olaf College, M.M. 1987, Northwestern University; Certificate 1987, University of Southern California, Scoring for Films and Television.

Smith, Paul A.

(1995) Associate Professor of Music. B.M. 1981, Chapman University; M.M. 1995, University of Southern California.

Stoffel, Lawrence F.

(2004) Professor of Music. B.A. 1986, M.Ed. 1987, University of California, Los Angeles; M.M. 1990, University of Colorado; D. Mus. 1999, Indiana University.

Surmani, Andrew L.

(2012) Associate Professor of Music. B.M. 1986, M.B.A. 1992, California State University, Northridge.

Thachuk, Steven

(2002) Professor of Music. B.M. 1993, University of Toronto; M.M. 1995, D.M.A. 1999, Eastman School of Music.

Whitener, John L.

(2015) Professor of Music. B.A. 1981, University of Washington; M.A. 1993, M.A. 2008, D.M.A. 2007, University of Southern California.




Emeriti

Aks, David M.

(1988) Professor Emeritus of Music. B.Mus. 1972, M.Mus. 1972, Oberlin College.

Campo, Frank

(1967) Professor Emeritus of Music. B.M. 1950, M.M. 1953, D.M.A. 1968, University of Southern California.

Danes, Robert H.

(1995) Director Emeritus of Undergraduate Studies; Professor Emeritus of Music. B.M. 1959, Oberlin Conservatory; M.M. 1961, Yale University; Ph.D. 1972, Washington University.

De La Vega, Aurelio

(1959) Professor Emeritus of Music. B.A. 1944, de la Salle College, Havana; M.A. 1945, Ph.D. 1946, University of Havana; M.A. 1950, Ph.D. 1954, Ada Iglesias Music Institute, Havana.

Delwarte, Robert G.

(1963) Professor Emeritus of Music. B.A. 1955, M.A. 1959, California State University, Los Angeles.

Fierro, Charles R.

(1970) Professor Emeritus of Music. B.A. 1960, St. John’s College; B.M. 1961, Mount St. Mary’s College; M.M. 1964, D.M.A. 1973, University of Southern California.

Gossard, Margery E.

(1972) Assistant Professor Emerita of Music. B.M. 1969, University of Southern California.

Grigsby, Beverly

(1966) Professor Emerita of Music. B.A. 1961, M.A. 1963, California State University, Northridge; D.M.A. 1986, University of Southern California.

Heerema Jr., Elmer

(1970) Professor Emeritus of Music. B.M. 1961, Westminster Choir College; M.M. 1965, Catholic University; D.M.A. 1976, University of Southern California.

Heidsiek, Ralph G.

(1959) Professor Emeritus of Music. B.A. 1951, M.A. 1954, Ph.D. 1966, University of California, Los Angeles.

Jacobson, Jeanine M.

(1984) Professor Emerita of Music. B.A. 1968, University of Washington; M.Mus. 1983, University of Minnesota; D.M.A. 1989, University of Oklahoma.

Kessner, Daniel A.

(1970) Professor Emeritus of Music. B.A. 1967, M.A. 1968, Ph.D. 1971, University of California, Los Angeles.

Knieter, Gerard L.

(1986) Professor Emeritus of Music. B.S. 1953, M.A. 1954, New York University; Ed.D. 1961, Columbia University.

Lawson, Gerald L.

(1960) Professor Emeritus of Music. B.M.E. 1954, University of Nebraska; Ph.D. 1960, University of Iowa.

Leach, Joel T.

(1969) Professor Emeritus of Music. B.M.E. 1963, M.M.E. 1964, Michigan State University.

Ostrem, James H.

(1970) Professor Emeritus of Music. B.A. 1954, M.A. 1962, California State University, Los Angeles.

Regnat, Francoise J.

(1972) Professor Emerita of Music. Artist’s Diploma Certificate, 1972, Music School of Indiana University.

Shamrock, Mary E.

(1978) Professor Emerita of Music. B.A. 1958, St. Olaf College; M.A. 1966, West Virginia University; Ph.D. 1988, University of California, Los Angeles.

Stones, Linda M.

(1972) Professor Emerita of Music. B.A. 1961, California State University, San Jose; M.A. 1971, California State University, Northridge; D.M.A. 1985, University of Illinois.

Toutant, William P.

(1975) Professor Emeritus of Music. B.A. 1970, M.A. 1972, George Washington University; Ph.D. 1977, Michigan State University.

Ulrich, Frances Sherrill

(1956) Professor Emerita of Music. B.A. 1950, M.A. 1961, Occidental College.

Whitwell, David E.

(1969) Professor Emeritus of Music. B.M. 1959, University of Michigan; Ph.D. 1963, The Catholic University of America.