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Student-run virtual concert supports Black Lives Matters
7/2/20

Student-run virtual concert supports Black Lives Matters

In solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement, a group of student leaders from University of the Pacific music fraternities, student-run ensembles and the Conservatory of Music Student Senate organized a virtual concert on June 25. more

6/26/20

Pacific's Music Management Advisory Board helps students build professional connections

The Advisory Board was created in 2008 to provide Pacific' Music Management program with up to date advice on curriculum, internships, job placements as well as mentorship to Pacific students.  more

6/26/20

New group of Powell Scholars have variety of talents, interests

Pacific welcomes five new students from across the country to the Powell Scholars Program, which develops responsible leaders who excel academically and take the initiative to understand and serve the university and local and global communities.  more

Reed making part of Pacific’s bassoon culture
6/18/20

Reed making part of Pacific’s bassoon culture

Professor Nicolasa Kuster is hosting virtual reed making sessions on the first and third Tuesdays in June and July. The virtual events are open to incoming and continuing conservatory students, as well as other Pacific students. more

Pacific Conservatory of Music loans pianos and more to students for summer
6/4/20

Pacific Conservatory of Music loans pianos and more to students for summer

University of the Pacific's Conservatory of Music loaned out pianos, marimbas and xylophones so students have the ability to practice and create music in their homes during the COVID-19 pandemic.  more

5/28/20

75th Pacific Music Camp shifts to online

The Pacific Music Camp, a community staple for three-quarters of a century, is in a new format this summer. more

5/21/20

Music students have summer smorgasbord of virtual choices

Virtual music offerings continue throughout the summer at University of the Pacific’s Conservatory of Music. more

5/20/20

Three Pacificans honored with Order of Pacific

University of the Pacific awarded three long-term Pacificans with the Order of Pacific, the university’s highest honor. This year’s recipients are: Carrie Darnall ’78, associate provost for resource management; Berit Gundersen ’81, ’84, vice provost; and Lynelle Wiens, professor and program director for voice in the Conservatory of Music.  more

Passion for music experiences defines conservatory’s Presser award winner
5/15/20

Passion for music experiences defines conservatory’s Presser award winner

Diego Bustamante’s junior year piano recital was yet another event impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. But the show went on. The music performance major played 70 minutes of the works of Franz Joseph Haydn, Maurice Ravel and Johannes Brahms in an April 19 virtual recital. more

Pacific alumnus sets aside possible health care career to pursue passion as opera singer
5/11/20

Pacific alumnus sets aside possible health care career to pursue passion as opera singer

Jorge Torrez discovered his love for music in high school, but he had a practical career planned for himself  more