Brass Faculty

Aubrey Foard
Lecturer - Tuba Performance
Jens Lindemann
Distinguished Professor - Trumpet
James Miller
Lecturer - Trombone Performance, Associate Principal Trombone LA Phil
Amy Sanchez
Lecturer - Horn Performance
Alumnus Will Baker Wins Position with Chicago Lyric Opera Orchestra
William A. Baker graduated cum laude from The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music in 2010 with a bachelor’s in music performance, studying euphonium and bass trombone. He earned a master’s degree at Northwestern University and spent several years in Chicago before relocating to the San Francisco Bay Area, where he played frequently with the
2023 Graduate Student Commencement Speaker Forges Dual Path in Music and Science
Emma Breen is completing her master’s in trumpet performance and preparing to continue her studies at UCLA this fall as a doctoral student. She has also staked out terrain in the world of science, a passion she holds equally with music and plans to continue.  “You have to be versatile,” said Breen, reflecting on her
UCLA Musicians About Town
On Tuesday, May 16, Jens Lindemann and the Matt Catingub JazzPops Orchestra took to the stage of the Catalina Bar & Grill, a storied Hollywood club that has played host to jazz legends for more than a quarter of a century. The orchestra had more than a few UCLA ringers in it, like DMA student

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