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Herb Alpert Music Center

Christine Gengaro

Dr Christine Gengaro

Dr. Christine Gengaro has worked at Los Angeles City College for over a decade. She teaches music history, music theory, and voice, and is also an avid writer and researcher. She received her Ph.D. in historical musicology from the University of Southern California in 2005 and wrote her dissertation on the novel and film,
A Clockwork Orange. Dr. Gengaro has presented papers in the United States, Europe, and Malaysia, and her published articles on film music and classical music in media appear in numerous journals and books. Her first book, Listening to Stanley Kubrick: the Music in His Films was published by Scarecrow Press in 2013, and her second book, Experiencing: Chopin was released in December of 2017. Forthcoming projects include entries in The Encyclopedia of Hip Hop and an article in a book about Stanley Kubrick. She is also in the process of editing a new edition of Anthony Burgess’ This Man and Music.

Dr. Gengaro has written program notes for the Mozartwoche concert series in Vienna, the Ford Theatre Foundation, the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, Camerata Pacifica, and has been program annotator for the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra since 2007. She has also been involved with LACO’s outreach program, which serves elementary school students in Los Angeles. An award-winning teacher, Dr. Gengaro is passionate about education and is delighted to be part of the Los Angeles Community College District.

A native New Yorker, Dr. Gengaro used to teach middle school in the New York City Public School system. She has also been a member of numerous bands and performing groups.

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Herb Alpert Music Center 106
(323) 953-4000 ext. 2880

Christine Park
Department Chair

Caroline Reyes

Mailing Address:

Department of Music
Los Angeles City College
Herb Alpert Music Center
855 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, California 90029

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 Office Hours

FALL 2018

Monday - Thursday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Friday: 9:00am-4:00pm

Hours are subject to change.

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Phone: 323.953.4000


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