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Herb Alpert Music Center

Full-Time Faculty

Christine Gengaro

Christine Gengaro

Professor, Music History, Voice

Contact Info

Office: All offices are currently closed.
Email: gengarcl@laccd.edu

Office Hours:

Winter 2021 Office Hours (Online Only):

Mondays 12-1pm

Biographical Statement:

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 her Masters in Vocal Performance from Hunter College (City University of New York) in 1997. Dr. Gengaro has published two books on music: Listening to Stanley Kubrick: the Music in His Films (Scarecrow Press, 2013) and Experiencing: Chopin (Rowman and Littlefield, 2017). She 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 including The Encyclopedia of Hip Hop and The Worlds of Back to the Future. She recently completed editing a new edition of Anthony Burgess’ This Man and Music.

Personal Statement:

Dr. Gengaro has been program annotator for the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra since 2007 and has written program notes for the Mozartwoche concert series in Vienna, the Ford Theatre Foundation, the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, Camerata Pacifica, and the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts. She has also been involved with LACO’s outreach program, Meet the Music, 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 taught 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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 Department Info


The Herb Alpert Music Center office is closed while courses remain online. For general inquiries, please contact our staff at herbalpertmusiccenter@gmail.com.
Thank you!
 

Christine Park
Department Chair
parkcj@laccd.edu
 

Caroline Reyes
Instructional Assistant
reyescr@laccd.edu


Sam Plotkin
Instructional Assistant
plotkish@laccd.edu
 

Stu Suarez
Sound Engineer
suarezjc@laccd.edu

 Upcoming Events

The Herb Alpert Music Center is closed to students and the public until further notice.

Any information about upcoming online events will be posted here.

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