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
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
Performer-Composer
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 »

Steven Horowitz
Faculty
shorowitz@calarts.edu

Steve Horowitz is a composer, producer and bass player perhaps best known for his original score to the Academy Award nominated film Super Size Me. He is also the creative artist behind twenty three albums of original music. Horowitz writes for Classical Ensembles, Dance, Film, Television,... Continue reading »

Ulrich Krieger
Director, Composition and Experimental Sound Practices Specialization
ukrieger@calarts.edu
661.253.7758
B222

Ulrich Krieger is a composer, performer, improviser and experimental rock musician. His main instruments are saxophones, clarinets, didjeridu and electronics. He calls his style of playing ‘acoustic electronics,’ using sounds, that appear to be electronic, but are produced on... Continue reading »

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