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

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

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
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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
Michel Colombier Performer-Composer Chair
Associate Dean for Academic and Special Projects; Coordinator: Core Theory & Skills 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 »

Nanik Wenten
World Music Performance: Balinese and Javanese Music and Dance
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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
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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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