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Awards affirm jazz excellence at Pacific
5/20/19

Awards affirm jazz excellence at Pacific

University of the Pacific’s Jazz Studies Program proved again this year the nationally recognized quality of its students and faculty. more

Aspiring music educator found ‘family’ at Pacific
5/9/19

Aspiring music educator found ‘family’ at Pacific

Andrew Lu's introduction to music education started early in his life with his mother as his first piano teacher. Now a graduating senior at University of the Pacific, Lu is pursuing a degree in music education with an instrumental concentration. more

Student-run music label releases latest project
5/2/19

Student-run music label releases latest project

Pacific’s Conservatory of Music, the first in the Western United States, has produced its first rap album. more

Pacific mourns passing of Conservatory professor Eric Hammer
1/29/19

Pacific mourns passing of Conservatory professor Eric Hammer

Eric Hammer ’73, Pacific alumnus and director of bands and professor of music education in the Conservatory of Music, passed away Monday, Jan. 28. He was 67. more

Conservatory dean named interim chair of national accreditation commission
12/18/18

Conservatory dean named interim chair of national accreditation commission

Peter Witte has been named the interim chair of the Commission on Accreditation for the National Association of Schools of Music. more

Alumnus Yoshiaki Onishi Awarded Commission by Harvard's Fromm Music Foundation
10/24/18

Alumnus Yoshiaki Onishi Awarded Commission by Harvard's Fromm Music Foundation

Yoshiaki Onishi '04 has been recognized by the Fromm Music Foundation at Harvard University as one of fourteen composers selected to receive 2018 Fromm commissions. more

2018 Brubeck Festival brings international flair
10/15/18

2018 Brubeck Festival brings international flair

Celebrating the 60th anniversary of Brubeck's 1958 jazz diplomacy tour, the festival features outstanding jazz performers from around the world. more

Students from Pac Ave Records Complete a Successful Fire Relief Fundraising Project
9/17/18

Students from Pac Ave Records Complete a Successful Fire Relief Fundraising Project

Students from Pac Ave Records Complete a Successful Fire Relief Fundraising Project more