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drawing of cassette
Professor William Todd Schultz teaches psychology at Pacific University and has an interest in what makes creative people tick. He has created a playlist which emanates emotional honesty and a level of mild melancholy with moments of hope that some have perhaps been feeling throughout this pandemic.
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Aaron Greer teaches anthropology at Pacific University and has given a couple of PUB Night lectures with the Alumni Association. He teaches a course in Pop culture at Pacific and is known to have quite the passion for music, often referencing his vast collection in class. Check out his playlist to pass the time while you shelter-in-place.
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Are you having a hard time keeping your head on straight during COVID-19? You are definitely not alone. We asked Steve Klein, director of Student Activities and well known for his music collection to put together a list of songs to help keep you company while you stay home and save lives.
Poster for Brahms Requiem
Performances are Feb. 14 at Pacific's Forest Grove Campus and Feb. 15 at Village Church in Beaverton. Tickets coming soon.
Dance and symphony members
A play about gender shifting spanning centuries, fluid movement from choreographers, and the sounds of jazz, a choir, and “Amazing Grace.” These are just some of the highlights of Pacific University’s 2019 Fall Theatre, Dance and Concert Season.
Frances Clapp
Frances Clapp ’08 — that is, 1908 — was a revered figure from the turn of the last century. She was a skilled pianist who appeared in many musical programs from the era, playing Chopin, Beethoven, Grieg, Rubinstein, Bach and other composers.
Asakawa
Eric Asakawa '15 played the starring role of Ren is the Broadway Rose production of "Footloose" this summer. 
Music in May Concert
The concert is a culmination of three days of fun, yet intense, instruction and practice for aspiring young musicians under the direction of distinguished music faculty.
Music in May
More than 400 high school student musicians will descend on the university's Forest Grove Campus for three days of rehearsals and lessons.
Music Concerts
Five performances each feature a different ensemble of Pacific student musicians.

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