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Music Composition Department
Dr. Francois Rose
Theory and Composition Program Director
Conservatory of Music
3601 Pacific Ave.
Stockton, CA 95211

Music Composition Alumni

Ryan Allmand

Ryan Allmand (2011)

BM in Music Composition
Working at a company called Sixense where he is developing their game controllers to work with MIDI and OSC so that they can be used in any kind of music software.



Tyler Combs

Tyler Combs (2011)

BM in Music Composition

Recently he completed an internship at the Alan Ett Creative Group, an audio post house. In September of 2011 he will start the UCLA Extension courses in film scoring.



Kevin Baldwin
Kevin Baldwin (2010)
BM in Music Composition
Currently M.M. in Contemporary Performance at the Manhattan School of Music.


Caroline McCaskey
Caroline McCaskey

BM in Music Composition
M.M. in Viola Performance and Certificate in Suzuki Violin Pedagogy at Denver University - Denver, Colorado.



Rosie Burrell (2010)
BM in Music Composition
Currently studying composition at Mannes College the New School for Music, graduate degree program, in New York, NY.


Andrew Byars
Andrew Byars
BM in Music Composition
Currently he is teaching guitar and trumpet lessons in Marin County as well as performing around the Bay Area with a band called "The Dig-Its".

Kyle Hovatter

Kyle Hovatter (2008)
BM in Music Composition
Currently M.M. in Composition at San Francisco Conservatory of Music, California.

Krista Penney

Krista Penney (2008)

BM in Music Composition

Currently working on an MA in Music, emphasis in Composition at Washington State University, Pullman, WA as well as a CD.




Devin Farney
BM in Music Composition
M.M '09 in Composition from the San Francisco Conservatory
In addition to being a music teacher in San Francisco, he is an arranger/copyist who currently is a composer's assistant to Terry Riley.



Anna Cleary
Freelance composer





Yoshiaki Onishi
M.M. '08 in Composition from Yale University School of Music, New Haven, Connecticut
DMA in Composition at Columbia University, New York, New York




Jeremy Erman
Music director and accompanist for theater and music groups





Murphy Scholl
High school music educator in Austin, Texas



Andrew Ardrizzoia
M.M. at Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona





Melissa Stark
M.M., Intermedia Music Technology '04 from the University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon
College Instructor at Lane Community College in Eugene, Oregon and Singer/Songwriting/Soundscape Designer/Audio Engineer



Benjamin Tarne
M.M. in Composition at San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California



John MacCallum
M.M. '03 in Composition from McGill University, Montréal, Canada
Ph.D. in Composition and Research Assistant at Center for New Music and Audio Technologies, University of California, Berkeley, California



Dennis Malfatti
Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities at the University of Evansville, Indiana. Recently appointed Conductor of the Evansville Philharmonic Chorus (Indiana)



Kathleen Mayne '82
National award-winner of classical composer.



Larry Groupe '79
Composer for film and television.



Wynn Erickson
Wynn Erickson (1974)
M.M. Composition
Port Ludlow, WA, just released his 17th album of instrumental music on iTunes. His music was featured this last Halloween at the "Transylvanian Ball" in Portland, OR. He now splits his time between Washington state and Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico.




Gary Liu
BM in Music Composition
Graduate Certificate from the University of Southern California Film Scoring Program.
Currently pursuing his career as a film composer in Los Angeles





Nathan Riebli
BM in Music Composition
M.M.'09 in Composition from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, Missouri.
Currently writing music for film and theatre.





Cole Ingraham
B.M. Music Composition from University of the Pacific,
M.F.A in Electronic Music from Mills College.
Currently DMA in Music Composition, University of Colorado at Boulder


Mark Ross '72
Emmy Awards winner composer for television.

Mark Ross graduated from the Conservatory of Music in 1972. He is a two time Emmy award winning composer, and as a keyboard player has worked with many major artists such as Carole King, Brian Wilson, Linda Ronstadt, Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley and The Mark-Almond Band. He has produced a CD for singer-songwriter Ann Kelly, which has gotten national radio airplay.