where academic investigation +
christian faith +
service to others unite
Elvin S. Rodriguez, PhD
erodrigu@lasierra.edu
(951) 785 2063

Elvin S. Rodríguez EdD, Chair

  • Professor of Music (1998)
  • EdD Teachers College of Columbia University 1991

Piano, music technology

Dean Anderson MM

  • Assistant Professor of Music (2013)
  • MM University of Missouri, Columbia 2000

Orchestral conducting, violin, viola, chamber music

dkendall@lasierra.edu
(951) 785 2036

David Kendall PhD

  • PhD University of California, Riverside 2010

Musicology, theory lab, low brass

rlee@lasierra.edu
(951) 785 2117

Raejin Lee DMA

  • Assistant Professor of Music (2005)
  • DMA Rutgers University 2008

Voice

knarducc@lasierra.edu
(951) 785 2038

Kenneth Narducci DMA

  • Professor of Music (2006)
  • DMA University of Oregon 1989

Theory, wind studies

Ariel Quintana, DMA.
aquint@lasierra.edu
(818) 681 9187

Ariel Quintana DMA

  • DMA in Choral Conducting at the University of Southern California.

Chambers Singers Conductor

dthurber@lasierra.edu
(951) 785 2037

Donald W. Thurber PhD

  • PhD University of North Texas, 1976.
  • Professor of Music, 1975.

Music education, church music

juyeyama@lasierra.edu
(951) 785 2071

Jason J. Uyeyama MM

  • Associate Professor of Music (2002)
  • MMus The Juilliard School 2001

Violin, viola, chamber music

trust@lasierra.edu
(951) 785 2092

Ty Rust MFA

  • MFA California Institute of the Arts 1986

Music technology

ksmith@lasierra.edu
(951) 785 2180

Kimo Smith DMA

  • Associate Professor of Music, 1990.
  • DMA University of California, Los Angeles 1997

Piano, organ, collaborative arts

Collaborating Faculty

Ping-Herg Denny Lin
  • MS California State University, Fullerton, 2003.

Music technology

Rong-Huey Liu
  • DMA University of Southern California, 2000.

Oboe

Jacqueline marshall
  • MMus University of California, Los Angeles 2013

Harp

geoff osika
  • BM Curtis Institute 1990

Double bass

giovAnni santos
  • MM University of Southern California 2007

Trumpet

Marek Szpakiewicz
  • DMA University of Southern California, 2008.

Cello

Pin-Fei Tang
  • MM University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1988.

Cello and Chamber Music

Lucille Taylor
  • MA Andrews University, 1979.

Viola

William Wellwood
  • DMA University of Southern California, 1997.

Clarinet

Lee Zimmer
  • AA Orange Coast College, 1989.

Guitar

Cory Barger
  • MA University of California, Los Angeles 2006

Bassoon 

Aram Barsamian
  • MMus University of Southern California 1996

Voice

David Brennan
  • DMA University of California, Los Angeles 2004

Saxophone, chamber music

Celia Chan Valerio
  • DMA Indiana University 2008

Harp

Jamie Douglass
  • BS Indiana University, Bloomington 1999

Percussion

Elvin L. Geneston
  • PhD University of North Texas 2008

Physics, music technology

Martin Glicklich
  • Director, Academy of the Visual and Performing Arts
  • DMA University of Southern California 1998

Flute

Laura Griffiths-Brenes 
  • MMus University of Southern California 2002

Horn

Chris James
  • Recording Engineer Diploma Los Angeles Recording
  • Workshop (1997)

Music technology

Charles Koster
  • MA University of Iowa, Iowa City 1978

Bassoon

Contact and Location

music@lasierra.edu

951.785.2036
Hole Memorial Auditorium, Room 101