Department: conservatory

Viola Faculty
Tatjana Masurenko’s major objective in her musical career has been the further development of the viola as a solo instrument which also explains her commitment to contemporary music.
Ear Training, Music Theory Faculty
Recognized nationally for his work
Chair, Music Theory and Aural Skills, Colburn Conservatory
Jordan Nelson is a composer of instrumental, vocal, electronic, and electro-acoustic music
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Music Theory Faculty
Jeffrey Parola is a composer whose works have been commissioned and performed throughout the US.
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Humanities Faculty
Michael Patzia received his PhD in philosophy from Vanderbilt University and has been teaching in the field for over 20 years.
English as a Second Language Tutor
ESL and foreign language tutor, also active in Los Angeles Early Music ensembles as conductor and arranger.