Team: Faculty

  • Professor Freddie Mendoza

    Professor Freddie Mendoza is the assistant professor of jazz trombone. “Growing up, my parents and grandparents on my father’s side were always playing music. My grandparents had an old player piano, and as soon as I was able to sit at that piano, I would play the many piano rolls in their collection over and […]

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  • Dr. Chin Ting Chan

    Dr. Chin Ting Chan, assistant professor of music composition. “I realized that I wanted to be a composer fairly late. I was a pianist mostly, practicing too many hours a day, but I could never stop the urge to play some strange sounds (combinations of chords mostly, and of course banging inside the piano). I’ve […]

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