Faculty & Staff Profiles

Reed Gratz, D.M.A. (1977)
College of Arts and Sciences (CAS)
Music Department
Professor of Music

D.M.A., University of Miami School of Music
M.M., New England Conservatory of Music
B.A., Manchester College
Reed Gratz is a Professor of Music at the University of La Verne. He has taught at Washington State University, University of Miami, Utrecht Conservatory in the Netherlands, and is a visiting professor of music in the history department at Claremont McKenna College. Reed has been awarded a jazz composition grant from the NEA, a research grant in African-American music by the NEH, a Senior Fulbright Lectureship at the University of Innsbruck, and the Excellence in Teaching Award for undergraduate faculty at the University of La Verne. He has composed music for 15 plays. Four of his recent CDs are Below Sealevel and Piano, View From the South and The Reed Gratz Band featuring Michael O'Neil. In 2001, Professor Gratz held the Walt Whitman Distinguished Chair of American Culture Studies at the Universiteit Leiden through the Fulbright Foundation. He has received three Who's Who Among American Teachers awards since 2002.
Contact Information:
Phone: 4915
Campus Location:
Central Campus, La Verne, CA
Founders Hall 26

University Mailing Address
& Main Phone Number:

University of La Verne
1950 3rd Street
La Verne, CA 91750
(909) 593-3511
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University of La Verne
College of Law
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Ontario, CA 91764
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