Wolfgang von Schweinitz
Composition
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 »

Paul Vorwerk
Music History & Literature, Skills
pvorwerk@calarts.edu
661-253-7856
B208

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: Balinese and Javanese 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 »

Robert Wannamaker
Michel Colombier Performer-Composer Chair
Associate Dean for Academic and Special Projects; Coordinator: Core Theory & Skills Curriculum
rwannama@calarts.edu
661-255-1050 x2547
B322A

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 »

Nanik Wenten
World Music Performance: Balinese and Javanese Music and Dance
nanikwenten@calarts.edu
661-255-1050 x2549
A114

Nanik Wenten is one of Java's most distinguished dancers, choreographers and dance teachers. She was born in Yogyakarta, Java, coming from a long line of great musicians and dancers. She began her training in Javanese dance as a young girl at the Pakualaman court, and also at the Kepatihan, a... Continue reading »

I. Nyoman Wenten
World Music Performance: Balinese and Javanese Music and Dance
nwenten@calarts.edu
661.255.1050 x2549
A114

I Nyoman Wenten, a longtime faculty member of The Herb Alpert School of Music at CalArts, is one of Bali's most accomplished and versatile dancers and musicians, and is celebrated as a teacher and performer. He is known not only for his work in traditional Indonesian music and dance, but also... Continue reading »

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