Faculty

Vicki Ray
Coordinator, Piano/Keyboard and Collaborative Keyboard Programs
InstrumentalArts: Piano and Collaborative Keyboard
vray@calarts.edu
661.255.1050 x2530
B223

Described as “phenomenal and fearless” Vicki Ray is one of the leading interpreters of contemporary piano music. A long-time champion of new music she has worked with some of the most prominent composers of our time, including figures as diverse as Gyorgy Ligeti, Pierre Boulez, Steve... Continue reading »

Sarah Reid
DMA Lecturer, Performer-Composer
sreid@calarts.edu
661.253.7816
B322

Canadian trumpet player Sarah Belle Reid is active in the fields of performance, intermedia arts, music technology, and improvisation. She has performed throughout the world with artists including Charlie Haden, Wadada Leo Smith, and Vinny Golia, and with ensembles such as the Liberation Music... Continue reading »

Ben Richter
DMA Lecturer, Performer-Composer
661-253-7816
B322

Sara Roberts
Nicholas England Chair; Composition and Experimental Sound Practices
sroberts@calarts.edu
661.253.7816
B306

Sara Roberts received her master's degree from the California College of Arts and Crafts in 1988. Her thesis project, the interactive video installation Early Programming has shown at the San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery (1989) and the Long Beach Museum of Art (1990). She... Continue reading »

David Roitstein
Director, 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 »

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Part-time Faculty
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