Dr. Don Nichols - Music Director

Dr. Don Nichols is the Music Director for CSULB Dance. He supervises all musicians for the Department, serves as Music Director for all productions and creates, performs and manipulates music for classes, concerts and more. Dr. Nichols teaches Introduction to Music for Dance, Directed Studies and Sound Design for Dance. His vehicle for musical expression encompasses real-time electronics and a wide range of percussion instruments, which include traditional and non-traditional drum sets, resonant metals and gongs, hand percussion, found objects, Max/MSP and Ableton Live.