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Pacific Opera Theatre’s ‘Dido and Aeneas’ takes third in national contest
1/9/18

Pacific Opera Theatre’s ‘Dido and Aeneas’ takes third in national contest

Pacific Opera Theatre’s production of “Dido and Aeneas” grabbed third place in the annual National Opera Association Production Competition. more

Sweet song of success plays on for bass-baritone Ted Pickell ’14
12/13/17

Sweet song of success plays on for bass-baritone Ted Pickell ’14

Ted Pickell ’14 is in just the right place for success now in the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions  more

2017 Brubeck Festival Oct. 24-28 will include a tribute to the music of Ella Fitzgerald
8/18/17

2017 Brubeck Festival Oct. 24-28 will include a tribute to the music of Ella Fitzgerald

The annual festival will feature two of the top names in jazz: singer and songwriter René Marie and violinist Regina Carter, along with talented regional jazz musicians.  more

Brubeck Institute Jazz Colony celebrates 15th year
8/3/17

Brubeck Institute Jazz Colony celebrates 15th year

Some of the top high school musicians learn from professional jazz musicians in the highly competitive jazz colony, which includes free nightly concerts open to the public more

7/7/17

Pacific welcomes new leadership as new deans arrive this month

Four new deans will assume leadership at the helm of McGeorge School of Law, the Conservatory of Music, the Graduate School and University College. more

Former Conservatory choral director William Dehning passed away at age 74
6/27/17

Former Conservatory choral director William Dehning passed away at age 74

During his tenure at Pacific, the choral program became widely known as a destination for music educators and performers. more

Pacific names ‘visionary’ next conservatory dean
2/22/17

Pacific names ‘visionary’ next conservatory dean

University of the Pacific announced that Peter Witte will be the next dean of the Conservatory of Music. more

New Conservatory of Music Dean Appointed
2/21/17

New Conservatory of Music Dean Appointed

Provost Pallavicini is pleased to announce that Peter Witte has been appointed Dean of the Conservatory of Music. He brings with him a record of increasing student diversity and academic success. The Provost is proud that the reputation of Pacific's Conservatory has enabled us to attract such a talented leader to help shape its future. more

Pacific alumna to make her Broadway debut
10/28/16

Pacific alumna to make her Broadway debut

Laura Sudduth ’08 joins growing list of Conservatory grads succeeding on the big stage more