Engaging panels and discussions with MSM Faculty, Alumni and Students
A note to Current MSM students:
Viewing these events can help fulfill part of the Setting the Stage requirement, a professional development aspect of the program of study for all undergrads as well as Master of Music and Professional Studies candidates in Collaborative Piano, Contemporary Performance, Orchestral Conducting, and Orchestral Performance. To receive credit, please complete this form after watching each entire event: http://bit.ly/STSFeedback.
Featuring faculty and alumni in a discussion on their experiences and sense of purpose in using their creative voices to affect and illuminate social change, and how this work is meaningful and even more critical as an artistic mindset in today’s climate.
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Liza Gennaro, Dean of MSM Musical Theatre
Kelly Hall-Tompkins (MM ’95, HonDMA ’16), MSM Violin Faculty
Anthony Roth Costanzo (MM ’08), MSM Board of Trustees and Artistic Advisory Board Member
Damien Sneed (’06), MSM Jazz Piano, Voice, and Composition Faculty
Joyce Griggs, MSM Executive Vice President and Provost
MSM faculty members discuss the holistic connection between mind, body, and spirit for artists. Faculty members share their personal experiences and provide resources for MSM students.
Linda Chesis, Woodwinds Department Chair
Ingrid Jensen, Interim Dean of Jazz Arts
David Leisner, Guitar Department Chair
Barbara McCrane, Alexander Technique Faculty
Melanie Dorsey, Director of Student Engagement
This week’s Zoom panel, moderated by Alexa Smith, MSM Chief of Staff and Assistant Vice President for Special Initiatives, President’s Office, will feature discussion, tips, and helpful anecdotes from MSM faculty and an alumnus about making a living as a working artist during challenging times.
Marc Cary, MSM Jazz Arts Faculty (Piano)
Alan R. Kay, MSM Classical Faculty (Clarinet)
Or Matias, MSM Musical Theatre Faculty (Musical Theatre Lab)
Mike Moreno, MSM Jazz Arts Faculty (Guitar)
Myles Weinstein (MM ’87), President, Unlimited Myles INC
Alexa Smith, MSM Chief of Staff and Assistant Vice President for Special Initiatives, President’s Office
This week’s Zoom panel, moderated by Michele Wright, Associate Director, Jazz Arts, examines innovative ideas and the best ways to use current technology to connect with audiences.
Theo Bleckmann, MSM Jazz Faculty, vocalist, and composer
Mike Perdue, Co-Artistic Director, MSM Percussion Ensemble
Todd Reynolds, MSM Contemporary Performance Program Faculty, violinist, and composer
Dan Tepfer, jazz pianist and composer
Jude Traxler, Co-Artistic Director, MSM Percussion Ensemble
Michele Wright, Associate Director, Jazz Arts
Dan Rorke, Chief Recording Engineer, MSM Recording Arts, will share tips and advice on how to make the best audio or video recording from home.
Dan will take questions from students, faculty, alumni, and others who are viewing the presentation.
Join us for a discussion about the role of the artist in society and how students can be engaged and make a difference. Taking part are three MSM students and a recent alumnus who are playing an active role in helping generate societal change.
Gabriel Chakarji (MM ’22)
Joseph Grosso (BM ’20)
Subiya Mboya (BM ’22)
Juan Diego Villalobos (BM ’22)
Monica Christensen, Dean of Students
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