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Herb Alpert Music Center

Adjunct Faculty

Steven Niles

Steven Niles

Adjunct Professor, Piano

Contact Info

Office: HAMC 157
Extension: (323) 953-4000 ext. 2890

Biographical Statement:

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. Steven 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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 Upcoming Events

Concert Flyer: Applied Music Completion Concert. December 4, 2019 at 7pm. Herb and Lani Alpert Recital Hall.

Concert Flyer: Studio Jazz Band. December 5, 2019 at 7pm. Herb and Lani Alpert Recital Hall.

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

Christine Park
Department Chair


Caroline Reyes
Instructional Assistant


Sam Plotkin
Instructional Assistant


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 2019

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

Hours are subject to change.

Los Angeles City College | 855 N. Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles California 90029


Phone: 323.953.4000


Emergency: 323.953.2911