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 concert music, film scores and electronic media. “Her music is delicate and emotive, beautifully crafted, showing a refined ear for both detail and large organic shapes…”, The New... Continue reading »

John Tejada
Music Technology: Interaction, Intelligence and Design (MTIID)
jtejada@calarts.edu
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 »

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 »

Djoko Walujo
World Music Performance: Indonesian Music and Dance
dwalujo@calarts.edu
661-255-1050 x2549
A114

Djoko Walujo studied music at the Indonesian Arts Institute and law at the University of Gajah Mada in Jogyakarta, Java. He has been a music professor at the Indonesian Arts Institute from 1975 until coming to CalArts as a Visiting Artist in 1992. He studied gamelan music from an early age with... Continue reading »

* Faculty Emeritus
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