Faculty

Karen Tanaka
Composition and Experimental Sound Practices
ktanaka@calarts.edu
661.253.7816
B322

Karen Tanaka is an exceptionally versatile composer and pianist. She has composed extensively for both instrumental and electronic media. "Her music is delicate and emotive, beautifully crafted, showing a refined ear for both detail and large organic shapes...", The New Grove Dictionary of Music... Continue reading »

John Tejada
Music Technology: Interaction, Intelligence and Design (MTIID)
661-253-7816
B322

John Tejada is a Vienna born, Los Angeles raised electronic composer. Tejada’s output of music began in 1994 and has never let up, including 4 albums for Kompakt, plus releases on Pokerflat, Cocoon, Plug Research, Seventh City, Playhouse, Defected, and his own label of 22 years Palette... Continue reading »

Doug Tornquist
InstrumentalArts: Euphonium and Tuba
dtornquist@calarts.edu
661.253.7816
B322

Tubist Doug Tornquist plays tuba throughout southern California with a variety of orchestra and chamber ensembles. He is a member of the Santa Barbara, Long Beach and New West Symphony Orchestras and on the faculty of California State Universities at Northridge and Fullerton, the University of... Continue reading »

Ming Tsu
InstrumentalArts: Piano
mtsu@calarts.edu
323-387-9638
B223

Pianist Ming Tsu is acclaimed for her imaginative and refined performances of both standard and contemporary repertoire. She has appeared on concert stages in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, Asia, and her CD recordings and live performances have been broadcast on over fifty radio... Continue reading »

Allan Vogel
InstrumentalArts: Oboe
avogel@calarts.edu
661-253-7816
B322

Allan Vogel is one of America's leading wind soloists and chamber musicians. Hailed as "an aristocrat of his instrument, an oboe virtuoso with few equals" (Los Angeles Times) and "undoubtedly one of the few world masters" (San Diego Union), he is principal oboist of the Los Angeles Chamber... Continue reading »

Wolfgang von Schweinitz
Composition and Experimental Sound Practices
wschweinitz@calarts.edu
661-253-7819
B301

Wolfgang von Schweinitz was born on February 7, 1953 in Hamburg, Germany. After initial compositional attempts since 1960, he studied composition in 1968-1976 with Esther Ballou at the American University in Washington, D.C., with Ernst Gernot Klussmann and György Ligeti at the State Music... Continue reading »

* Faculty Emeritus
Part-time Faculty
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