SCHOOL OF MUSIC

The School of Music is comprised of three departments: Ethnomusicology, Music and Musicology.
The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music is governed by Inagural Dean Eileen Strempel, along with the following:

Associate Dean for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion: Juliana Gondek (Music)
Academic Associate Dean: Ray Knapp (Musicology)
Chair of the Faculty: Lily Chen-Haftek (Music)

ETHNOMUSICOLOGY

The UCLA Department of Ethnomusicology is governed by the following individuals during the 2019-20 academic year:

Chair: Mark Kligman, Professor
Director of Graduate Studies: Anna Morcom
Director of Undergraduate Studies: Timothy D. Taylor

MUSIC

The UCLA Department of Music is governed by the following individuals during the 2018-19 academic year:

Chair: Travis Cross, Professor
Vice Chair for performance: Gordon Henderson,
Vice Chair for academic studies: Frank Heuser, Professor

Gordon Henderson serves as Vice Chair for performance with the following portfolio:

  • Serve as director of undergraduate studies, which may include communication with the school student services office. Decide and sign non-controversial academic petitions from undergraduate students.
  • Chair the performance council.
  • Assist with tenure and promotion dossiers and mentorship for performance faculty.
  • Chair the scholarship committee and supervise the scholarship process in coordination with the school finance and student services offices.

Frank Hauser serves as vice chair for academic studies, with the following portfolio:

  • Serve as director of graduate studies, which may include communication with the school student services office and the university graduate division. Decide and sign non-controversial academic petitions from graduate students.
  • Chair the graduate academic admissions committee.
  • Assist with tenure and promotion dossiers and mentorship for academic (theory, composition, and performance studies) faculty.
  • Facilitate continuous curriculum updates and improvements.”

MUSICOLOGY

The UCLA Department of Musicology is governed by the following individuals during the 2018-19 academic year:

Chair: Elisabeth Le Guin, Professor
Director of Graduate Studies: Professor Nina Eidsheim
Director of Undergraduate Studies: Professor Robert Fink