People

Cyrus Ginwala
Professor
Director, School of Music
(415) 405-4109
Christine Brandes
Assistant Professor
Classical Voice
Hannah Wendell
Professor
Music Education
(415) 405-0487
Brad Hogarth
Assistant Professor
Wind Ensemble Conductor
Modirzadeh playing the saxophone; photographer: Walter Wagner
Professor
Creative/World Music
Victoria Neve
Professor
Classical Music
Benjamin Sabey
Assistant Professor
Composition
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Professor
Jazz Performance
(415) 338-7303
Dean Suzuki
Professor
Music History
(415) 338-1065
Roger Woodward
Professor
Classical Piano
David Xiques
Professor
Choral Conductor
Mark Almond
Lecturer Faculty
Horn
Allen Biggs
Lecturer Faculty
Percussion
Jeffrey Budin
Lecturer Faculty
Trombone
John Calloway
Lecturer Faculty
Afro-Cuban Ensemble
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John Daniel Clay (He/Him/His)
Lecturer Faculty
Composition
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Matthew Creer (They/Them/Theirs)
Lecturer Faculty
Electronic Music
Paul Ellison
Lecturer Faculty
History
(415) 338-1358
Lawrence Ferrara
Lecturer Faculty
Classical Guitar
Michael Gilbertson
Lecturer Faculty
Composition
Karen Gottlieb
Lecturer Faculty
Harp
Zakarias Grafilo
Lecturer Faculty
Violin (Alexander String Quartet)
(415) 405-0688
Laura Griffiths
Lecturer Faculty
Oboe
Steve Horowitz
Lecturer Faculty
Composition, Music for Games and Film
Jonathan Kornfeld
Lecturer Faculty
Music Theory
(415) 338-6013
Fred Lifsitz
Lecturer Faculty
Classical Violin (Alexander String Quartet)
Adam Luftman
Lecturer Faculty
Trumpet
Linda Lukas
Lecturer Faculty
Flute
Daniel Mcneill
Lecturer Faculty
Bassoon
Inara Morgenstern
Lecturer Faculty
Accompanist
Nikolas Nackley
Lecturer Faculty
Classical Voice
Jeannie Psomas
Lecturer Faculty
Clarinet
David Samuel
Lecturer Faculty
Violin
Liam Shy
Lecturer Faculty
Electronic Music
Andrew Speight
Lecturer Faculty
Saxophone, Big Band
Alexander Walsh-Wilson
Lecturer Faculty
Cello (Alexander String Quartet)
(415) 405-0688
James Witzel
Lecturer Faculty
Jazz Guitar
Reuben  Zellman
Lecturer Faculty
Ear Training, Treble Singers
Michael Zisman
Lecturer Faculty
Jazz Bass
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Staff Accompanist
currently hiring
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Nicole Gluckstern (She/Her/Hers)
Staff
Assistant Academic Office Coordinator
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Irving Santana (He/Him/His)
Staff
Music Administrative Coordinator
Paul Wilson
Staff
Department Technician