Administration and Staff

John Baffa
Music Staff / Music Faculty, Music Technology
jbaffa@calarts.edu
661-255-1050 x2217
B400B

John Baffa has been working in the professional live audio business for almost 20 years; he has been a recording engineer for 12 of those years. He has toured mixing live sound in venues all over the world including the Sydney Opera House in 2010. John has mixed such artists as Lou Reeds Metal... Continue reading »

Roxane Chenault
Operations Manager
roxane@calarts.edu
661.222.2778
B323D

Roxane Chenault, Operations Manager in the Herb Alpert School of Music at CalArts, has worked within the School of Music since 1996.  She studied business and marketing at Los Angeles Valley College.  She works closely with our deans, faculty, staff and students.  One should see... Continue reading »

Bob Clendenen
Production Manager
clenden@calarts.edu
661-253-7860 x7860
B400C

Bob Clendenen was born in 1961 in Atlanta, GA. He received his B.M. Cum Laude from the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, and an MFA in Music Composition from the California Institute of the Arts. Bob has worked with a wide variety of artists from grammy award winning jazz bassist Charlie Haden... Continue reading »

Michele DeJesus
Administrative Coodinator
mdejesus@calarts.edu
661.222.2779
B323A

Michele DeJesus, Administrative Assistant in the Herb Alpert School of Music at CalArts, has worked within the School of Music since 2006.  She holds a B.S. in International Business from California State University Los Angeles. She works closely with our faculty and students.  One... Continue reading »

Nicholas Deyoe
Interim Director, InstrumentalArts Programs
InstrumentalArts: Conducting, Composition,
ndeyoe@calarts.edu
661.253.7816
B322

Nicholas Deyoe is a Los Angeles based composer, conductor, and guitarist, and is the Co–Founder and Artistic Director of the wasteLAnd concert series. His music has been called “intriguingly complex and excitedly lush” by the LA Times. Drawn to sounds that are inherently... Continue reading »

Alan Eder
Piano Technician
aeder@calarts.edu
661.255.1050 x2543
B313

In keeping with our commitment to provide the best possible facilities to CalArts students, the Herb Alpert School of Music has had a full-time, year-round piano technician since it opened its doors over forty years ago. For the last twenty-eight years, Alan Eder has cared for our many pianos. A... Continue reading »

* Faculty Emeritus
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