Faculty

Clay Chaplin
Technical Director
Experimental Sound Practices and Composition
clay@calarts.edu
661.253.7816
B306

Clay Chaplin is a composer, improviser, video artist, and audio engineer from Los Angeles who explores the realms of audio-visual improvisation, sound synthesis, field recording, electronics, and computer processing for creative sonic expression. Clay has worked on many projects involving... Continue reading »

Daniel Corral
Composition
danielcorral@calarts.edu
661.253.7816
B322

Daniel Corral is a composer and multi-instrumentalist born and raised in Eagle River, Alaska. Currently living in Los Angeles, his unique voice finds outlet in accordion orchestras, puppet operas, handmade music boxes, electronics, site-specific installations, chamber music, post-punk opera, and... Continue reading »

Nicholas Deyoe
Interim Director, InstrumentalArts Programs
InstrumentalArts: Conducting, Composition,
ndeyoe@calarts.edu
661.253.7816
B322

Nicholas Deyoe is a Los Angeles based composer, conductor, and guitarist, and is the Co–Founder and Artistic Director of the wasteLAnd concert series. His music has been called “intriguingly complex and excitedly lush” by the LA Times. Drawn to sounds that are inherently... Continue reading »

Michael Jon Fink
Composition
Mel Powell Chair in Music
mfink@calarts.edu
661.255.1050 x2327
B207

Michael Jon Fink’s instrumental and electronic music has been performed at numerous concerts and festivals throughout the United States, Europe and Japan.  He has composed concertos for soprano saxophone, bass clarinet, violin and cello, as well as incidental music for plays by W.B.... Continue reading »

Vinny Golia
Composition, Improvisation, Winds
vgolia@calarts.edu
661.253.7816 x2611
B201

Vinny Golia is a composer who fuses the rich heritage of Jazz, contemporary classical and world music into his own unique compositions. As a bandleader, Golia has presented his music to concert audiences in Europe, Canada, Mexico, Japan and the United States in ensembles varying dramatically in... Continue reading »

Eyvind Kang
Performer-Composer
eyvindkang@calarts.edu
661.253.7816
B317

Eyvind Kang is a composer, violist and conductor who has has released many acclaimed albums on labels such as Tzadik, Ipecac, Abduction and Ideologic Organ, as well as worked on hundreds of recordings as an instrumentalist and arranger.   His compositions have been played by the Iceland... Continue reading »

* Faculty Emeritus
Part-time Faculty
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