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MUSIC OFFICE: (For general inquiries and information)

Chuck Gruhn, Instructional Assistant
M-F 8:00am-1:00pm, 2:00pm-4:30pm
CLOSED Sat., Sun., and Holidays

Office: S2-107Q
Phone: (323) 265-8894
Email: gruhnc@elac.edu


 
FULL-TIME FACULTY:

Dr. Anthony J. Lupica, Chairperson
Voice
Choirs
Applied Music Performance Workshop

Bio
Office: S2-111
Phone: (323) 265-8947
Email: lupicaaj@elac.edu

Jesus "Chuy" Martinez
Bands
Jazz Appreciation
Music Fundamentals

Bio
Office: S2-115
Phone: (323) 265-8948
Email: martinje@elac.edu

Dr. Chie Nagatani
Theory
Piano
Applied Music Coordinator

Bio
Office: S2-113
Phone: (323) 265-8895
Email: nagatac@elac.edu

Dr. Lucy Nargizyan
Piano

Bio
Office: S2 107L
Phone: (323) 415-5337
Email: nargizl@elac.edu

Dr. Lee Raby
Commercial Music
Applied
Music/Saxophone

Bio
Office: S2 107J
Phone: (323) 267-3768
Email: rabylw@elac.edu

Dr. Graham Raulerson
Music History I/II
Music Appreciation
Survey of Rock, Pop, and Soul Music
Film Music Appreciation

Bio
Office: S2 107M
Phone: (323) 780-6828
Email: raulergh@elac.edu

 
APPLIED FACULTY:

David Arbury, Composition

Bio
Email: arburydb@elac.edu

Robert Chavez, Trumpet (Jazz)

Bio
Email: chavezra@elac.edu

Samvel Chilingarian, Violin

Bio
Email: chilins@elac.edu

Steven Goomas, Piano (Jazz)

Email: goomasst@elac.edu

Evan Hirschelman, Classical Guitar

Bio
Email: hirsche@lahc.edu

Karl Kerfoot, Guitar (Jazz)

Email: N/A

Dr. Ken Nagatani, Classical Guitar

Bio
Email: nagatak@elac.edu

Dr. Lucy Nargizyan, Piano

Bio
Email: nargizl@elac.edu

Stephen Pfeifer, Double Bass

Bio
Email: basspfeifer@gmail.com

Dr. Lee Raby, Saxophone (Classical/Jazz)

Bio
Email: rabylw@elac.edu

Lori Stinson, Voice

Bio
Email: loristinson@hotmail.com

Garik Terzian, Cello

Bio
Email: terziag@elac.edu

Uriel Vanchestein, Clarinet

Bio
Email: lamouru@elac.edu

Michael Wachs, Percussion

Bio
Email: wachsmb@lattc.edu

Rodney Wirtz, Viola

Bio
Email: wirtzrb@elac.edu

 
PROFESSOR EMERITUS:

Robert Dawson, Percussion (Jazz)

Bio
Email: dawsonrb@elac.edu

 
ADJUNCT FACULTY:

David Arbury
Harmony

Bio
Email: arburydb@elac.edu

Robert Chavez
Jazz Ensemble

Bio
Email: chavezra@elac.edu

Samvel Chilingarian
Orchestra
Class Strings

Bio
Email: chilins@elac.edu

Christian Coulter
Music Appreciation

Email: coultece@elac.edu

Megan Foley
Music Fundamentals

Bio
Email: foleymj@elac.edu

Barbara Hasty, Professor Emeritus
Class Voice

Bio
Email: hastybp@elac.edu

Dr. Robert Hasty
Music Appreciation

Email: hastyrg@elac.edu

Evan Hirschelman
Class Guitar

Bio
Email: hirsche@lahc.edu

Dr. Ken Nagatani
Class Guitar

Bio
Email: nagatak@elac.edu

Satomi Otsubo
Class Piano

Email: otsubos@elac.edu

 
ACCOMPANIST/VOCAL COACH:

Mihyun "Mimi" Chun

Email: chunm@elac.edu

Dr. Melissa Sky-Eagle

Bio
Email: skyeagm@elac.edu