Faculty

Emily Evans
Co-Director, Experimental Pop Specialization
eevans@calarts.edu
661-253-7816
B306

Tim Feeney
Faculty, Instrumental Arts: Percussion, Performer-Composer
Coordinator for BFA and MFA Performer-Composer Specialization
tfeeney@calarts.edu
661-253-7816
A300

Improviser, composer, and interpreter Tim Feeney seeks to explore and examine the possibilities inherent in unstable sound and duration. He frequently collaborates with improvising artists including the trio Meridian, with percussionists Sarah Hennies and Greg Stuart, pianist Annie... 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 »

Jeonghyeon Joo
DMA Lecturer, Performer-Composer
jjoo@calarts.edu

Jeonghyeon Joo is an award-winning haegeum performer, composer, improviser, and researcher who is an ardent advocate for new and experimental music. Joo draws a narrative through an exploration of a somatic, corporeal relationship between instrument and body. Also, her compositions frequently... Continue reading »

Eyvind Kang
Composition and Experimental Sound Practices, 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 »

Ulrich Krieger
Composition and Experimental Sound Practices
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 »

Stephen Lehman
Performer-Composer, Jazz
slehman@calarts.edu
661-253-7816
B317

Described as “a state-of-the-art musical thinker” and a "dazzling saxophonist,” by The New York Times, Steve Lehman (b. New York City, 1978) is a composer, performer, educator, and scholar who works across a broad spectrum of experimental musical idioms. Lehman’s... Continue reading »

* Faculty Emeritus
Part-time Faculty
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