Faculty

Department: conservatory

Humanities Faculty
Erik Altenbernd is an environmental and cultural historian with research interests in Los Angeles, California, and greater arid America.
Percussion Faculty
Former principal percussionist of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra who has given master classes and clinics worldwide
Horn Faculty
Esteemed Principal Horn of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra and faculty for Colburn's Conservatory, Community School, and Music Academy
Violin and Chamber Music Faculty
First violin of the world-renowned Tokyo String Quartet and internationally recognized violinist
Bassoon Faculty, Conservatory Dean Emeritus, and Chair of Winds and Percussion
Richard Beene, Dean Emeritus of the Colburn Conservatory of Music, enjoys an active career as a teacher, soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral performer.
Piano Faculty and Carol Colburn Grigor Piano Chair
One of the most important pianists and pedagogues who has won many top prizes worldwide