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Herb Alpert Music Center

Adjunct Faculty

Steven Niles

Steven Niles

Adjunct Faculty, Piano

Contact Info

Office: All offices are currently closed.

Office Hours:

Fall 2021 office hours will be held online.

Mondays and Wednesdays 11:35am-12:00pm

Fridays 12:05-12:30pm

Biographical Statement:

Professor Steven Niles attended the University of Southern California where he received a Doctor of Musical Arts in Piano Performance with minors in Historical Musicology, Music Education, and Harpsichord. He has taught music in the Los Angeles Community College District since 2011, at Pierce, Mission, and City Colleges. He teaches class and applied Piano, Music Appreciation, and Music Theory. Professor Niles has performed nationally and abroad in solo recitals and as concerto soloist. He has taught numerous masterclasses at institutions in the US, China, and Taiwan. He has commissioned and premiered numerous works by contemporary composers. He performs continuo and improvises in early music, as well as Jazz. He also writes music criticism for New Classic LA and other publications.

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