Francis Kofi Akotuah
Lecturer, Ethnomusicology

Francis Kofi Akotuah is drummer and teacher from Ghana. Born and raised in the capital city of Accra, Francis grew up in a melting-pot neighborhood immersed in the sounds of many of Ghana’s diverse musical cultures. After an 18-year career at the University of Ghana, Francis relocated to the US and has been based in the San Francisco Bay Area since 2017. He is also a lecturer at UC Santa Cruz and Sacramento State University, and teaches children of all ages through the East Bay Center for the Performing Arts in Richmond, CA.

 

Chi Li
Adjunct Professor
Nick DePinna
Adjunct Assistant Professor--Musicianship
Melissa Bilal
The Promise Chair in Armenian Music, Arts, and Culture; Director of Armenian Music Program
Steven Loza
Director of the UCLA Center for Latino Arts; Professor and Chair of Global Jazz Studies
I Nyoman Wenten
Adjunct Assoc. Professor
Armen Adamian
Instructor of Armenian Woodwinds; Ph.D. Student in Ethnomusicology
Mark Kligman
Professor of Musicology, Ethnomusicology, and Humanities; Mickey Katz Chair of Jewish Music; Director of Lowell Milken Center for Music of American Jewish Experience
Supeena Adler
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Mohsen Mohammadi
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Roger Savage
Professor and Chair of Ethnomusicology
Münir Beken
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Rahul Neuman
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