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Music Department Staff

Graduate Programs Coordinator & 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 Administrative Assistant
Assistant Department Manager & Undergraduate Programs Coordinator

Cory is a near-lifelong musician - he began drumming at age 8, and playing professionally a few years after. Cory graduated from UCSC with highest honors and a Bachelor's in Music in 2015, where he added piano, guitar, and composition to his wheelhouse of musical interests.

Interim Senior Lead 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. 

Department Manager

Ricardo has worked in arts administration at various institutions throughout the bay area, including as an Associate Registrar for the San Francisco Community Music Center, and most recently as both the Department Assistant and Graduate Advisor in the Music Department here at UC Santa Cruz.

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.