Congratulations to film scoring instructor, Craig Stuart Garfinkle for receiving the 2011 UCLA Extension Department of the Arts Instructor of the Year Award! This honorable award is usually given to one outstanding music instructor annually. Mr. Garfinkle, along with other Arts department instructors and employees were recognized last Monday, November 28 during a lovely department lunch.
Craig Stuart Garfinkle has taught for UCLA Extension for almost a decade and has always received high praise from his students. Over the years, some student comments have been:
“I really enjoyed working with Craig. He’s a great person and a great musician. He’s clear when explaining the assignments and gives interesting feedback after the recordings sessions.”
“Mr. Garfinkle is well organized and presents the material in a clear and effective manner. His insights into the industry are always helpful and I appreciate that they are backed up by real-world experience.”