Entries tagged with ‘music’

Faculty Spotlight: James Patrick Miller

James Patrick Miller (Music) is excited to conduct the Gustavus Wind Orchestra’s J-term 2024 tour to Las Vegas. The ensemble will be working with high school music groups, including the Las Vegas Academy of the Arts, a Grammy Award-winning music conservatory. They will also perform for Community Lutheran Church, where one of the pastors (Brian […]

Faculty Spotlight: Brandon Dean

Brandon Dean (Music) is excited to conduct the Gustavus Choir’s J-term 2024 tour. The choir will make its way from Owatonna, Minnesota, to Dublin, Ohio, and with stops to perform in numerous cities along the way, including Iowa City, Fort Wayne, Ann Arbor, and Madison.

Faculty Spotlight: Sarah Lahasky

Sarah Lahasky (Music) was nominated as incoming editor for the International Society of Bassists’ peer-reviewed journal.

Faculty Spotlight: Yumiko Oshima-Ryan

Yumiko Oshima-Ryan (Music) was selected to perform at The Sixty-Sixth National Conference of The College Music Society in Miami, Florida. She performed “Techno Etude II (2020), three movements of solo piano work by Karen Tanaka (b. 1961 – ), at the Showcase Performance III on Saturday, October 28th, Miami Marriott Dadeland.

Faculty Spotlight: Dave Stamps

Dave Stamps (Music) was elected President of the International Society of Jazz Arrangers & Composers (ISJAC). He will begin as President-Elect in July 2023.

Brandon Dean, 2022 Faculty Service Award Winner

Brandon Dean (Music) was selected as the 2022 recipient of the Gustavus Faculty Service Award. Presented each year at Founder’s Day, this award is the highest accolade a Gustavus faculty member can receive for distinguished service activities.

Faculty Spotlight: Yumiko Oshima-Ryan

Yumiko Oshima-Ryan (Music) had a new release, “Takashi Yoshimatsu Piano Works for the Left Hand,” from the Naxos Music Library – Japanese Classics series. The album was recommended in one of the major music magazines, (レコード芸術) “Art of Records,” August issue as the August Special Edition. You can listen to the album on Spotify.

Faculty Spotlight: Dave Stamps

Dave Stamps (Music) produced Un[chart]ed Territory, March 18-20 for the International Society of Jazz Arrangers & Composers (ISJAC), of which he is a co-founder. The virtual conference featured performances, panel discussions, masterclasses, and poster sessions and was attended by nearly 1,000 registrants spanning 28 countries.

Faculty Spotlight: Rebekah Richards

Rebekah Richards (Music) published an article entitled “Exploring the Tactile Foundation of Sightplaying” in the summer 2020 edition of Piano Magazine (a journal published by the Frances Clark Center for Keyboard Pedagogy.) Richards was also included in a New York Times feature about how people are adjusting to work from home.

Patricia Snapp (Music)

Patricia Snapp was invited to present a Voice Master Class at the University of Sioux Falls in South Dakota as part of The Wayne and Ruth Dalton Vocal Music Series on April 1. She was also invited to judge for the Voice Competition Finals of the Rochester Music Guild on March 10 and for the […]