Music Faculty and Staff

Pomona College boasts eight full-time faculty members, all active performers, with a wide variety of specializations (including performance, composition, music history, music theory and ethnomusicology) and national and international visibility. In addition to performing, many have received a variety of awards, published articles and books, and recorded numerous CDs with various labels.

In addition to the full-time members of the Department of Music, the program also welcomes approximately 30 adjunct faculty, all of them also active performers throughout Southern California. These faculty regularly perform either as soloists or with a variety of acclaimed ensembles including the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Los Angeles Opera, Long Beach and Pasadena Symphonies and others.

The Music Department staff is comprised of members who are experienced in their own fields.

Music Faculty

Donna Di Grazia
Donna M. Di Grazia
David J. Baldwin Professor of Music; Music History; Conductor of the Pomona College Choir and Glee Club; Chair of Music
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Malachai Bandy
Malachai Bandy
Assistant Professor of Music; Music History
Alfred Cramer
Alfred Cramer
Associate Professor of Music; Music Theory
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Tom Flaherty
Thomas E. Flaherty
John P. and Magdalena R. Dexter Professor of Music; Composition and Chamber Music; On leave Spring 2022
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Melissa Givens
Melissa E. Givens
Assistant Professor of Music; Voice
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Genevieve Lee
Genevieve F. Lee
Everett S. Olive Professor of Music; Piano and Chamber Music
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Eric Lindholm
Eric C. Lindholm
Professor of Music; Conductor of the Pomona College Orchestra
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Joti Rockwell
C. Joti Rockwell
Associate Professor of Music; Music Theory; Coordinator of American Studies
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Gibb Schreffler
Gibb Schreffler
Associate Professor of Music; Ethnomusicology
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Part-time Lecturers and Performance Faculty

Joe Addington
Joe Addington
Lecturer in Music; Director of the Afro-Cuban Music Ensemble
Nani Agbeli
Nani Agbeli
Lecturer in Music; Director of the West African Music Ensemble
John Aranda
John Aranda
Lecturer in Music; Trumpet
Carolyn Beck
Carolyn Beck
Lecturer in Music; Bassoon
Rachel Beetz
Rachel Beetz
Lecturer in Music; Electronic Music
Graydon Beeks
Graydon F. Beeks
Lecturer in Music; Conductor of the Pomona College Band; Emeritus Professor of Music
Tamara Bevard
Tamara Bevard
Lecturer in Music; Voice
Gary Bovyer
Gary Bovyer
Lecturer in Music; Clarinet
Barb Catlin
Barb Catlin
Lecturer in Music; Jazz; Director of the Pomona College Jazz Ensemble
Connie Deeter
Connie Deeter
Lecturer in Music; String Bass
Theresa Dimond
Theresa Dimond
Lecturer in Music; Percussion
Ken Foerch
Kenneth Foerch
Lecturer in Music; Saxophone
Cynthia Fogg
Cynthia Fogg
Lecturer in Music; Viola
Aron Kallay
Aron Kallay
Lecturer in Music; Piano
Phil Keen
Phil Keen
Lecturer in Music; Trombone
Stephen Klein
Stephen Klein
Lecturer in Music; Tuba, Euphonium
Ursula Kleineke
Ursula Kleinecke
Lecturer in Music; Voice and Musicianship
Luc Kleiner
Luc Kleiner
Lecturer in Music; Voice
Scott Lehmkuhl
Scott Lehmkuhl
Lecturer in Music; Voice
Rosa Li
Rosa Li
Lecturer in Music; Musicianship
Danielle Ondarza
Danielle Ondarza
Lecturer in Music; French Horn
Todor Pelev
Todor Pelev
Lecturer in Music; Violin
Rachel Rudich
Rachel Rudich
Lecturer in Music; Flute
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Connie Sheu
Lecturer in Music; Guitar
Nyoman Wenten
I Nyoman Wenten
Lecturer in Music; Director of the Balinese Gamelan Ensemble
Jason Yoshida
Jason Yoshida
Lecturer in Music; Guitar
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Phillip Young
Lecturer in Music; Piano

Music Emeritus Faculty

Jon Bailey
Jon Bailey
Emeritus Professor of Music
Graydon Beeks
Graydon F. Beeks
Lecturer in Music; Conductor of the Pomona College Band; Emeritus Professor of Music
Williamson Peterson
William J. Peterson
Emeritus Professor of Music and College Organist
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