Robert Fink
Chair of Music Industry Program, Professor of Musicology and Humanities (Music Theory, Analysis of Popular Music, Internships and Industry Partnerships); Music Industry, Musicology

Robert Fink is Professor of Musicology and Chair of Music Industry Programs at UCLA, and serves as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the Alpert School of Music. Trained as a music theorist and musicologist, his primary areas of interest include musical analysis, avant-garde and minimal music, popular music studies, timbre and rhythm in music, and the history of electronic dance music. He has published widely on contemporary and popular music in academic journals, and is the author of Repeating Ourselves, a 2005 study of American minimal music as cultural practice; and The Relentless Pursuit of Tone, an interdisciplinary survey of research into the “sound” of popular music, awarded the American Musicological Society’s Ruth Solie Prize for best edited collection in 2018. Professor Fink also has extensive experience as a forensic musicologist in copyright litigation; a list of clients and fee structure is available upon request.

LA Magazine Profiles UCLA's New Music Industry Program
Professor Bob Fink and bachelor’s student Elena Flauto explain what makes The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music’s new program in music industry the best in the country.
Yet Another College Course on Taylor Swift Makes Clear: She's More Than a Pop Star
When the LA Times wants to understand the Taylor Swift phenomenon, they turn to UCLA’s Music Industry faculty. Professor Bob Fink helped explain how popular music and cultural phenomena become
Billboard Breaks the News about New Music Industry Program at UCLA
Billboard Magazine took note of the new Music Industry BA at The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music. According to Robert Fink, founding chair of the program, students will be
Robert Beamer
Lecturer in Music Industry (Finance and Accounting)
Adam Moseley
Lecturer in Music Industry (Studio Production)
Lee John
Lecturer in Music Industry (Rock/Pop Ensemble)
Natasha Pasternak
Lecturer in Music Industry (Songwriting, Touring, Songwriter’s Workshop)
Allison Wolfe
Lecturer in Music Industry (Music Journalism, Audio Storytelling)
Stig Edgren
Lecturer in Music Industry (Concerts and Live Events)
Tony Brancato
Guest Lecturer in Music Industry (Influence and Data Mining)
Hans Fjellestad
Lecturer in Music Industry (Music Supervision)
Catherine Provenzano
Assistant Professor of Musicology, Music Industry (Critical and Contemporary Perspectives on Music Technology)
David MacFadyen
Lauren A. Spalding
Lecturer in Music Industry (Music and Activism, Artist Management)
Amy Kathryn Kuney
Lecturer in Music Industry (Songwriting)
Jessica Schwartz
Associate Professor of Musicology, Music Industry (Punk and DIY)
Mark Tramo
Adjunct Associate Professor of Neuroscience (Music, Mind, and Brain)
Judith Finell
Adjunct Professor in Musicology (Forensic Musicology)
Lauren Kop
Lecturer in Music Industry (Digital Production and Beat Design)
Jonathan Beard
Lecturer - Electronic Music, Audio Engineering
Don Franzen
Adjunct Professor of Music (Music and Law, Forensic Musicology)
Tiffany Naiman
Director of Undergraduate Programs, Music Industry; Instructor, Music Industry & Musicology (Critical Perspectives, Capstone Sequence, History of Popular Music)
Dae Bogan
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David Leaf
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Musicology, Music Industry (Music Documentary, Songwriters)
Justin Paul
Lecturer in Music Industry
Jeffery Jampol
Lecturer in Music Industry (Artist Management and Promotion)
Catherine Gregory
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Thomas Hodgson
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Kathryn Frazier
Lecturer in Music Industry
Bobby Borg
Lecturer in Music Industry (Industry Fundamentals)
Monica Chieffo
Lecturer in Music Industry (Influence and Data Mining)
Jason Feinberg
Lecturer in Music Industry (Digital Marketing and Promotion)

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