Faculty

Paul Berkolds
Co-Coordinator, VoiceArts Program
VoiceArts: Bass Baritone
berkolds@calarts.edu
661-291-3036
B232

Paul Berkolds is a voice teacher and performer of diverse repertoires including classical, contemporary classical, musical theater, music-theater and folk music.  During his 30-plus year career, he has performed in the US, Canada, Mexico, Germany, France, England, Taiwan, the Baltic States... Continue reading »

Jacqueline Bobak
Co-Coordinator
VoiceArts: Mezzo-Soprano
jbobak@calarts.edu
661-222-2725
B227

Jacqueline Bobak is a singer, composer, and educator committed to creating, interpreting, and teaching adventurous music made with and for the voice. She has performed extensively throughout the US, Mexico and Europe, conducted research in experimental music and art, collaborated with numerous... Continue reading »

Meltem Ege
Core Curriculum, Musical Arts / Experimental Pop, VoiceArts
mege@calarts.edu
661-253-7816
B322

Meltem Ege is an internationally acclaimed vocalist, composer, and educator. Whether breathing new life into a standard or conducting one of her performance explorations through scene-based improvisation, Meltem enjoys taking a deep dive into the power of live performance. She has received... Continue reading »

Iris Carmina Escobar
VoiceArts
iescobar@calarts.edu
661.253.7816
B322

Experimental vocalist Carmina Escobar is a creative performer, interpreter of contemporary music, improviser, sound and intermedia artist from Mexico City. Her work focuses primarily on sound, the voice, the body and their interrelations to physical, social and memory spaces. She has intensely... Continue reading »

Milena Gligic
VoiceArts: Vocal Coach and Accompanist
x. 7816
B231

Milena Gligic is a Los Angeles based vocalist and pianist originally from Belgrade, Serbia. She is a recent alumna of the Young Artist Program at LA Opera where she worked as a pianist on several mainstage productions under Placido Domingo and James Conlon. She is often a... Continue reading »

Jessika Kenney
VoiceArts Faculty
jkenney@calarts.edu

 Jessika Kenney is an award-winning vocalist and composer working for the last 25 years in realms of the subtle melody, with attention to raw levels of sound. Kenney's music can be heard on Ideologic Organ, Black Truffle, Weyrd Son, SIGE, Blind Stone, and other labels. She has performed her... Continue reading »

* Faculty Emeritus
Part-time Faculty