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  • Service Awardees - 2012 Spring Newsletter - Music Department - Cal Poly- 2011 Fall Newsletter - Music Department - Cal Poly
    Adam Theis on Jazz Night Calendar of Events Donors Faculty Perform with Bands Faculty Activities Service Awardees In Memoriam Ross Sears Student Opera and OperaSLO Soundboard Newsletter 2012 Spring Service Awardees 2012 Service Awardees Reese 25 years Spiller and McLamore 20 years The following were honored by Cal Poly at its 2012 Annual Service Awards Luncheon on March 7 Druci Reese 25 years W Terrence Spiller 20 years Alyson McLamore

    Original URL path: http://www.calpoly.edu/%7Emu/newsletter/12spring/service.html (2016-02-13)
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  • In Memoriam: Ross Sears - 2012 Spring Newsletter - Music Department - Cal Poly- 2011 Fall Newsletter - Music Department - Cal Poly
    Faculty Perform with Bands Faculty Activities Service Awardees In Memoriam Ross Sears Student Opera and OperaSLO Soundboard Newsletter 2012 Spring In Memoriam Ross Sears In Memoriam Ross Sears 1951 2012 Our friend and colleague Ross Sears passed away unexpectedly at his home March 18 Ross was a loyal and generous member of our department who cared very deeply for his students He was a considerate colleague a fine musician and

    Original URL path: http://www.calpoly.edu/%7Emu/newsletter/12spring/sears.html (2016-02-13)
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  • Opera - 2012 Spring Newsletter - Music Department - Cal Poly- 2011 Fall Newsletter - Music Department - Cal Poly
    2012 Spring Cal Poly Student Opera Theatre Partners with OperaSLO Cal Poly Student Opera Theatre Partners with OperaSLO Andrew Redel and Olivia Tenney in a scene from Oklahoma The Cal Poly Student Opera Theatre had a unique opportunity to work with Brian Asher Alhadeff Opera San Luis Obispo artistic director in preparation for three performances of Classic Scenes from Opera and Musical Theatre There were three performances March 8 10 in the Pavilion of the Performing Arts Center Puccini s one act opera Suor Angelica was included along with scenes from Strauss Der Rosenkavalier Mozart s Così fan tutte the mad scene from Donizetti s Lucia di Lammermoor and a medley from Rodgers and Hammerstein s Oklahoma The repertoire for the event was selected to enable all music majors studying voice to participate This newly established co opera with Cal Poly s Student Opera Theatre and OperaSLO is intended to promote Cal Poly s Learn by Doing educational philosophy and OperaSLO s educational outreach programs Students obtain hands on stage and performance experience working alongside Alhadeff and OperaSLO s professional orchestra and chorus members The co opera creates an efficient use of community resources and provides emerging student talent for

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  • Chair Message - 2011 Fall Newsletter - Music Department - Cal Poly
    Newsletter 2011 Fall Message from the Chair Message from the Chair Scholars give titles to particular swaths of time the Renaissance the Reformation the Enlightenment and the Ming Dynasty and so forth These designations reflect large significant periods of time that shaped and reshaped societies In our own country we ve had the Gilded Age the Roaring 20s and more recently the 60s although many are horrified to think that this last topic could be the subject of a music history course in our own department Each era changed how we thought how we dressed how we lived If we were to give a name to these last few post 9 11 years we might call them The Age of Distraction For better and worse our lives have been changed some feel disrupted by the ubiquitous presence of email the Internet smartphones tablets computers and cable and satellite television In short we re never alone and there are always interesting claims upon our time While I love and depend upon modern technology the past still has much to offer us as well I feel that life in the Music Department strikes a healthy balance between a focus on technological immediacy

    Original URL path: http://www.calpoly.edu/%7Emu/newsletter/11fall/chair.html (2016-02-13)
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  • Davies Receives Distinguished Teaching Award - 2011 Fall Newsletter - Music Department - Cal Poly
    Department is pleased to announce that Thomas Davies director of choral activities and vocal studies was awarded the Cal Poly Distinguished Teaching Award for 2011 This award one of only two given this year is the highest honor that Cal Poly bestows and comes out of a rigorous process beginning with student nominations and ending with extensive observation and evaluation of teaching by previous recipients of the Distinguished Teaching Award Davies Dr Tom as he is affectionately referred to by students came to Cal Poly in 1983 Since then he has conducted hundreds of performances and given extraordinary musical experiences to audiences and performers alike He is active not only with the extensive performances of his choirs at Cal Poly PolyPhonics The University Singers and Early Music Ensemble but also with the Cuesta Master Chorale which he has directed since 1984 and the Central Coast Boys Choir Beyond the state he runs choral conducting master classes for the Oregon Bach Festival and Taiwan Bach Festival He serves as the California representative to the National Collegiate Choral Association and is a past president of the Western Division of The American Choral Directors Association Born in Toledo Ohio Davies earned his bachelor

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  • Students Recognized by College- 2011 Fall Newsletter - Music Department - Cal Poly
    Memoriam Roy Main Peggy Peterson Donors SLO Symphony 50th Calendar of Events Faculty News New Applied Faculty Mustangs Multiplying Vocal News 2011 Graduates New Music Majors Fall Dinner Photo Soundboard Newsletter 2011 Fall Students Recognized by College Music Majors Recognized at College of Liberal Arts Reception The following were among those recognized at the College of Liberal Arts June 2 reception at the Dallidet Adobe Steve Carlton Cal Poly Arts

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  • Wind Ensemble Releases New CD- 2011 Fall Newsletter - Music Department - Cal Poly- 2011 Fall Newsletter - Music Department - Cal Poly
    Newsletter 2011 Fall Wind Ensemble Releases New CD Wind Ensemble Releases New CD The Cal Poly Wind Ensemble has released its latest compact disc recording titled Live In the Walt Disney Concert Hall Recorded professionally during the ensemble s June 2010 performance in the famed concert hall the CD includes 10 tracks by composers Kevin Puts Joseph Swantner J S Bach and Jaromir Weinberger The recording also includes Stitches in Time a new work written by Music Professor Meredith Brammeier The work intertwines short musical ideas using instrumental color musical texture and melodic and harmonic pattern to create a unified composition The CD includes several guest performers and conductors W Terrence Spiller is featured as a piano soloist in Kamillo Kendvay s Concertino for Piano Winds and Percussion conducted by Christopher Woodruff Cal Poly associate director of bands Cal Poly alumnus and professional percussionist John Astaire performs a movement from Schwantner s Concerto for Percussion This work is led by another Cal Poly graduate and conductor Anna Binneweg Both Astaire and Binneweg graduated from the Music Department in 1998 Music Professor Emeritus William Johnson is also featured in his last official performance as the director of bands at Cal Poly

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  • Ensemble Tours - 2011 Fall Newsletter - Music Department - Cal Poly- 2011 Fall Newsletter - Music Department - Cal Poly
    first will include an unparalleled performance in a world class concert hall and the opportunity to explore the cultural riches of our nation s capitol For the audience and the high school participants in the festival our performance will bring attention to the thriving musical environment at Cal Poly the nation s premiere comprehensive polytechnic university Music Department Chair W Terrence Spiller will join the symphony to perform Edvard Grieg s Piano Concerto in A minor The symphony will also perform Zoltan Kodaly s colorful Variations on a Hungarian Folksong The Peacock The symphony tours every year to cities like San Francisco Los Angeles and San Diego Members of the University Jazz Bands a the Old San Juan fort on the ocean where they saw a bomba performance University Jazz Bands Were Hot in Puerto Rico by Paul Rinzler Both University Jazz Bands went to Puerto Rico for six days in June The tour included three performances two clinics and some sightseeing The bands played exceedingly well and the audiences were fantastic demanding encores at every performance When we arrived in Puerto Rico the weather was hot and very humid but we adjusted by going to the beach as soon as we could President Obama visited Puerto Rico on our second day We were scheduled to have a clinic on that day in Old San Juan but had to reschedule because the only route our bus could take was on a road that was closed because it passed right by where the president was to give a speech The next day we traveled to the southern side of Puerto Rico to Ponce for some sightseeing and our first gig We went to a musical museum where we saw variants on the guitar called cuatro some in fantastic shapes Band members

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