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Music Department Staff

Interim Graduate Advisor

Weslynn has been working in the UCSC Music Department since 2019, previously as the Lead Student Assistant. In addition to earning her B.A. in Spanish Studies, Weslynn has a background in music playing both the bass and clarinet. 

Recording Technician


Music Center Facilities Manager

Susan has worked on the UCSC campus since 1994.  She started working at the Music Deparment as a Department Assistant in 2005 and is currently the Music Center Facilities Manager since 2013.  Susan is a UCSC Alum, with a BA in Studio Art.

Interim Department Assistant
Undergraduate Advisor

Cory is a near-lifelong musician - he began drumming at age 8, and playing professionally a few years after.

Staff Accompanist

Colin Hannon performs regularly in the Bay Area as a pianist and music director and is the music director for the United Methodist Church of Santa Cruz.  He also maintains a private teaching studio. 

Interim Department Manager

Ricky has worked in administration at various music institutions across the bay area, including as an Associate Registrar for the San Francisco Community Music Center. He holds a B.M. in Jazz Studies from Sonoma State University, where he studied drum set with George Marsh.

Electronics Technician, Lecturer in Music - Electronic Music Studios
Technical Director

Dave has an extensive history in the music business, with many great stories to tell, including introducing Johnny Cash on stage, working out on the road with INXS, hangin' with Ice-T, and managing a nightclub for 7 years.