Faculty

Rachel Rudich
Hal Blaine Chair in Musical Performance
InstrumentalArts: Flute
rrudich@calarts.edu
661-255-1050 x2199
B253

The New York Times has written "Miss Rudich plays very beautifully, producing a smooth, silken tone, phrasing with spirited elegance, and operating with a crucial sense of linear continuity that characterizes a polished artist." She has premiered works by Pierre Boulez, Elliott Carter,... Continue reading »

Mone "Medusa" Smith
Experimental Pop Faculty
Music Faculty, Musical Arts/Experimental Pop
661-253-7816
B322

Chris Speed
Faculty, School of Music
cspeed@calarts.edu

Chris Speed is a tenor saxophonist, clarinetist and composer described as "a dazzling player of exquisite restraint, intelligence, and range” by the Chicago Reader. Born in Seattle in 1967 he studied at New England Conservatory in Boston (B.A. 1990) before moving to New York City... Continue reading »

Jonathan Stehney
Faculty, School of Music
Instrumental Arts, Bassoon
jstehney@calarts.edu
661-253-7816

JonathanStehneys' expertise ranges from performing Baroque music on period instruments to performing the most challenging contemporary and experimental music. He has traveled widely performing new works for bassoon and contrabassoon. Jonathan has worked with such notable composers as Sofia... Continue reading »

Luke Storm
InstrumentalArts: Tuba
lstorm@calarts.edu
661-253-7816
B322

Luke Storm holds the position of Principal Tuba with the Santa Barbara Symphony and has performed with the Baltimore Symphony, North Carolina Symphony, San Diego Symphony, and the International Contemporary Ensemble, among others. He has recorded with Florence + the Machine and Kamasi Washington... Continue reading »

* Faculty Emeritus
Part-time Faculty
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