Ricardo (Ricky) 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. He received a BM in Jazz Studies from Sonoma State University, where he studied drum set with UCSC's own George Marsh. He also spent many years working as a freelance musician and as a private lesson instructor, and continues to have a passion for music to this day.
My working hours are 9am-5:30pm, Mon-Fri, year-round.
I am typically in the office on Tuesdays and Thursdays, but this can vary on occasion.
The Music Department Office and Mailroom open hours are Mon-Thurs from 9am-4pm.