CSUSB has been approved for a grant by the National Endowment for the Arts to support the music department’s “New Frontiers: Multimedia Monodramas,” a project that focuses on aspects of new frontiers, California, diversity, women and the idea of the West.
The CSUSB Symphonic Band has been named a semi-finalist for the Ernst Bacon Memorial Award for the Performance of American Music (College/University Division) for two March 2020 performances. The award is administered by the American Prize National Competition for the Performing Arts and is unique in its own right.
Tony Coulson (information and decision science) was interviewed about guarding against identity theft online, and Stacey Fraser (music) was included in a review about the newly released recording, “Voices of the Pearl Volume 3.”
Jessica Getman (music) has been appointed to the San Bernardino Symphony Orchestra board, and Anthony Silard (public administration) wrote about reducing anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Kirsten Ashley Wiest (music) releases her solo album, Kenneth Shultz (psychology) discussed factors people should consider before retiring, and Anthony Silard (public administration) wrote about the causes of loneliness.
The solo album by award-winning coloratura soprano, Kirsten Ashley Wiest, a part-time lecturer in the CSUSB Department of Music, was released Friday, Sept. 4.
The CSUSB New Music Ensemble, led by music assistant professor Kevin Zhang, is a new course that will foster collaborations between music students and emerging Inland Empire composers.