Administration and Staff

Ajay Kapur
Associate Dean for Research and Development in Digital Arts, Office of the President
Director: Music Technology: Interaction, Intelligence and Design (MTIID)
akapur@calarts.edu
661.255.1050 x2544
B300

Ajay Kapur is currently the director of Music Technology at California Institute of the Arts. He received an interdisciplinary Ph.D. in 2007 from University of Victoria combining computer science, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, music and psychology with a focus on intelligent... Continue reading »

Amy Knoles
Associate Dean for Enrollment Management and Special Projects
InstrumentalArts: Percussion and Electronic Percussion, Musicianship Skills
aknoles@calarts.edu
661-253-7816
A407

Amy Knoles, Director of the Electronic Percussion Studios and Interim Head of Percussion at California Institute of the Arts, has headlined on major festivals throughout the world. Her music has been described as being of: "frightening beauty, fascinating, complex" by National Public Radio and... Continue reading »

Erin Poulin
Budget Analyst/Accounting Specialist
epoulin@calarts.edu
661-255-1050 x2149
F201G

As the Budget Analyst/Accounting Specialist for The Herb Alpert School of Music and The Sharon Disney Lund School of Dance at CalArts, Erin Poulin is responsible for accounting functions and budget control for reporting purposes as they relate to the School of Music and School of Dance accounts... Continue reading »

Lauren Pratt
Music Producer
Career Development Advisor
lpratt@calarts.edu
661-222-2776
B322B

Lauren Pratt is the Associate Producer for Music at REDCAT, and an in-house producer for many CalArts music events including the Wild Beast Concert Series. She coordinates the Music/Work program in the Herb Alpert School of Music, which provides individual advising for students and alumni, and... Continue reading »

David Roitstein
Chair, Jazz Program
Jazz: Piano
roit@calarts.edu
661.255.1050 x2235
B240

Pianist and composer David Roitstein is the Jazz Program Director at California Institute of the Arts. He received his degrees from the University of Miami. As a young musician in the culturally diverse Florida city, Roitstein performed and recorded with a wide variety of artists, from Cuban... Continue reading »

David Rosenboom
Dean; Richard Seaver Distinguished Chair in Music
Coordinator, Performer-Composer Specialization
david@calarts.edu
661-253-7816
B323E

David Rosenboom (b. 1947) is a composer, performer, interdisciplinary artist, author and educator known as a pioneer in American experimental music. During his long career, he has explored ideas about the spontaneous evolution of musical forms, languages for improvisation, new techniques in... Continue reading »

Lainey Taylor
Office Assistant
661-255-1050 ext 3112
B323

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