We have some special events this week as the College of Fine Arts honors School of Music alum Barbara Scowcroft.
Tuesday, September 30, there are two events in the School of Music:
First, Barbara Scowcroft will work with the orchestra and graduate conducting students, 2:00-3:15. Room: 272.
Then, she will speak at our Convocation from 4:10-5:00 p.m. about careers and survival strategies in music. Room: 270.
September 29, 2014
The College of Fine Arts has honored Barbara Scowcroft as recipient of the 2014/2015 Distinguished Alumni Award in Music. Scowcroft graduated from the U in 2003 with a MM in Conducting and is now a violinist with the Utah Symphony and an Adjunct Associate Professor of Violin Studies at the University of Utah.
Faculty members Pam Jones, Kirsten Gunlogson, and Robert Baldwin, along with DMA student Leslie Richards, were recently featured on KBYU's Highway 89 radio program. The ensemble performed works by Bach, Vivaldi, Sessa, and Ariosti.
With a new school year comes new faces and academic appointments. The School of Music is pleased to welcome Anne McNamara, Raymond C. Morales Postdoctoral Fellow (Trumpet); Nicole R. Robinson, Professor of Music Education and the Beverley Taylor Sorenson Presidential Endowed Chair for Elementary Music Education; and Jonathan Campbell, the new Director of Jazz Ensembles.