Rahul Neuman
Continuing Lecturer, Ethnomusicology

Rahul Neuman has been a student of Hindustani music since he was a child. He began studying sitar at age 12 with his aunt, Sharmistha Sen, and Jeff Lewis, a disciple of the late Z.M. Dagar. In 1992, Neuman began intensive training under his guru, Ustad Shujaat Khan, in Seattle, where he was a visiting artist at the University of Washington.

Neuman made several subsequent trips to New Delhi, India, where he continued training under the guidance of his guru.

Neuman has performed at a variety of venues in Delhi, Chicago, and Southern California. In Chicago, he performed at the Silk Road Oasis, the University of Chicago, the Old Town School of Folk Music, and on Chicago NPR station WBEZ-FM. He also performed for MTV’s Aerosmith icon show in front of a live audience. Currently, Rahul is an Artist-Teacher in Residence for the Center for World Music in San Diego.

I Nyoman Wenten
Adjunct Assoc. Professor
Supeena Adler
World Music Instrument Curator and Conservator; Director, Music of Thailand Ensemble; Adjunct Associate Professor
Armen Adamian
Instructor of Armenian Woodwinds; Ph.D. Student in Ethnomusicology
Steven Loza
Director of the UCLA Center for Latino Arts; Professor and Chair of Global Jazz Studies
Roger Savage
Professor and Chair of 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
Melissa Bilal
The Promise Chair in Armenian Music, Arts, and Culture; Director of Armenian Music Program
Chi Li
Adjunct Professor
Münir Beken
Associate Professor
Nick DePinna
Adjunct Assistant Professor--Musicianship
Mohsen Mohammadi
Director of Indo-Persian Music

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