Woody Aplanalp
Faculty, School of Music
InstrumentalArts: Guitar

Woody Aplanalp is a Los Angeles based guitarist whose work has taken him across the globe. He has toured and recorded with an unusually diverse array of artists that include multiple grammy winning singer and rapper Lauryn Hill, soul legend and rock n roll hall of famer Bobby Womack, indian... Continue reading »

Audrey Babcock
Faculty, School of Music

Genre-bending mezzo-soprano Audrey Babcock has captivated audiences worldwide with her mesmerizing performances and versatile vocal and dramatic range, establishing herself as a compelling interpreter in the world of opera. Her exceptional ability to embody character and her passion for craft... Continue reading »

John Baffa
Technical Director, Performance Production, Music Technology: Interaction, Intelligence and Design (MTIID) Specialization
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John Baffa has been in the professional audio business for more than 25 years; primarily as a recording engineer. John has held positions on both the faculty and staff at the Herb Alpert School of Music at California Institute of the Arts since 2000. John is currently the Technical Director... Continue reading »

Mattie Barbier
Faculty, School of Music
InstrumentalArts: Trombone

Mattie Barbier is an LA based musician and sonic researcher focused on experimental intonation, noise, and the physical processes of their instrument. Their playing has been described by the LA Times as being "of intense, brilliant, virtuosic growling that gave the striking impression that... Continue reading »

Justin Bardales
Faculty, School of Music
World Music Performance, Shared Curriculum

Justin Bardales is an LA-based composer, multi-instrumentalist & educator. Justin has traveled and spent time studying music in Ghana and India which form a foundation for his compositional approach and has studied composition with Bernardo Feldman and Ulrich Krieger. In addition to scoring... Continue reading »

Kyle Bates
Faculty, School of Music
DMA Lecturer

Kyle Bates is a West Coast based audiovisual artist, musician, and writer. He actively creates and performs in the project Drowse and has produced a range of releases for The Flenser, Whited Sepulchre Records, The Native Sound, Glowing Window Recordings, Apneic Void, and Television. His audio... Continue reading »

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