FACULTY DIRECTORY

At California College of Music, our faculty strikes a harmonious balance between academic scholarship and professional experience in the popular music industry. Our esteemed faculty members hold bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degrees from such prestigious music institutions as the Juilliard School, California Institute of the Arts, Berklee College of Music, Musicians Institute, University of Texas at Austin, University of North Texas, UCLA, UC Santa Barbara, Cal State Northridge and Cal State LA. Legendary artists our faculty members have worked with professionally include Michael Buble, Josh Groban, Christina Aguilera, Weezer, Frankie Valli, Willie Nelson, B.B. King, Cirque du Soleil, and many more.

David Bawiec, B.M. – Writer-Producer Co-Chair
Alessandro Bertoni – Adjunct Faculty (Keyboard)
Daniel Brummel, M.M. – Singer-Songwriter Co-Chair
Carlos Campos, M.M. – Keyboard Program Chair
Dr. Sherri Canon, Ph.D. – Adjunct Faculty (Music History, Drums)
Weba Garretson, M.M. – Voice Program Chair
Katya Gruzglina, M.M. – Adjunct Faculty (Voice)
Dr. Robert Halvorson, D.M.A. – Adjunct Faculty (Voice)
Robert Holliday, M.F.A. – Adjunct Faculty (Theory, Keyboard)
Christopher Kapica, M.M. – Singer-Songwriter Co-Chair
Nick Kellie – Adjunct Faculty (Guitar)
Bryan Ladd, B.M. – Adjunct Faculty (Bass)
Albert Law, M.A. – Adjunct Faculty (Theory, Drums)
Charlotte Martin, B.M. – Adjunct Faculty (Voice, Music Business)
Craig Pilo, B.M. – Drum Program Chair
Benjamin Shepherd, B.F.A. – Bass Program Chair
Christopher Spilsbury, B.M. – Guitar Program Chair
George Wiederkehr, M.A. – Writer-Producer Co-Chair

Click on a faculty member’s photo to learn more about his/her background.

 

David Bawiec

David Bawiec, B.M.
Writer-Producer Co-Chair

Alessandro Bertoni

Alessandro Bertoni
Keyboards

Daniel Brummel

Daniel Brummel, M.M.
Dean & Chief Academic Officer
Singer-Songwriter Co-Chair

Carlos Campos - 01

Carlos Campos, M.M.
Keyboard Program Chair

Sherri Canon

Dr. Sherri Canon, Ph.D.
Music History

Weba Garretson - 01

Weba Garretson, M.M.
Voice Program Chair

Katya Gruzglina - 01

Katya Gruzglina, M.M.
Voice

Bobby Halvorson

Dr. Robert Halvorson, D.M.A.
Voice

Robert Holliday

Robert Holliday, M.F.A.
Keyboard

 

Chris Kapica - 02

Christopher Kapica, M.M.
Director of Education
Singer-Songwriter Co-Chair

Nick Kellie

Nick Kellie
Guitar

Bryan Ladd - 01

Bryan Ladd, B.M.
Bass

Albert Law - 01

Albert Law, M.A.
Drums

Charlotte Marton - 01

Charlotte Martin, B.M.
Voice

Craig Pilo

Craig Pilo, B.M.
Drum Program Chair

Benjamin Shepherd 01Benjamin Shepherd, B.F.A.
Bass Program Chair

Spilsbury 01

Chris Spilsbury, B.M.
Guitar Program Chair

George 01

George Wiederkehr, M.A.
Writer-Producer Co-Chair