Doug Tornquist
InstrumentalArts: Euphonium and Tuba

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

Pianist Ming Tsu is widely acclaimed for her artistry and refined pianism, and has appeared on concert stages in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe and Asia. She has recorded numerous works including the complete chamber music for piano and strings by Carlos Chávez, as well as... Continue reading »

Allan Vogel
InstrumentalArts: Oboe

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

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 »

Paul Vorwerk
Core Curriculum

Paul Vorwerk is well-known in Los Angeles for his work as the founder-director of Musica Pacifica, a chamber ensemble of singers and players of historical instruments whose ABC recording of da Gagliano's 1608 opera La Dafne received a Grammy nomination and won the Record World Critic's award for... Continue reading »

Djoko Walujo
World Music Performance: Indonesian Music and Dance
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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 »

Robert Wannamaker
Associate Dean for Academic and Special Projects
Coordinator: Core Curriculum
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Robert Wannamaker, is a composer, improviser, instrument builder, music theorist, mathematician, and educator. Rob’s music reflects his interests in the physicality and perception of sound, sonic environments, extended performance techniques, tuning systems, noise, gradual processes, and... Continue reading »

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