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Love of trombone, poetry drive music student
5/9/18

Love of trombone, poetry drive music student

Madeleine Guekguezian's journey at Pacific offered her not only the opportunity to pursue a degree in music—and to find a new love in the alto trombone—but also to understand what passion and focus combined with the rigors of scholarship can truly offer. more

Above and Beyond event celebrates achievements of non-traditional students
4/25/18

Above and Beyond event celebrates achievements of non-traditional students

The event held April 19 honored the unique paths to their degrees of students across the university 25 years and older. more

Brubeck Institute Jazz Quintet scale the DownBeat rankings
4/24/18

Brubeck Institute Jazz Quintet scale the DownBeat rankings

Pacific’s Brubeck Institute Jazz Quintet has been named the top undergraduate small jazz combo by DownBeat Magazine for the ninth time  more

Pacific Conservatory alumnus named Guggenheim Fellow
4/19/18

Pacific Conservatory alumnus named Guggenheim Fellow

Pacific Conservatory of Music alumnus Yoshiaki Onishi ’04 was recently awarded the prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship. more

Pacific’s Symphonic Wind Ensemble to perform in Carnegie Hall
3/28/18

Pacific’s Symphonic Wind Ensemble to perform in Carnegie Hall

Pacific’s 55-member Symphonic Wind Ensemble will perform in Carnegie Hall in early 2019 during the New York Wind Band Festival  more

Brubeck Fellows travel to South America to build home, spread international diplomacy
3/5/18

Brubeck Fellows travel to South America to build home, spread international diplomacy

Brubeck Fellows will travel to Paraguay to help build a home for a young couple and their child, and play two concerts.  more

Two Pacificans grab a piece of the Grammys
1/29/18

Two Pacificans grab a piece of the Grammys

Pacificans had much to celebrate at the 60th anniversary Grammy Awards Sunday evening. more

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