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Christopher Berg, Distinguished Professor Emeritus in the School of Music at the University of South Carolina and world class guitar and lute player will perform with the Pacific Philharmonic Orchestra. 
Dorine Smith ’46 died Sept. 26, 2021, at age 96
The Autumn Choreographers Concert and Jazz Nite are approaching. Get your tickets now for in person and virtual performances!
Pacific students singing in choir
A new memorial scholarship will provide financial support to continuing undergraduates and graduate students who are studying to become choral music educators.
Carpenter
Colleen Carpenter ’21, a senior from Sequim, Wash., has received Pacific University’s Peggy Cadd Award for Service in the Arts.
Marchioro
Jackie Marchioro ’21 has been named a Pacific University Outstanding Senior in Music Education, as well as Outstanding Vocalist.
Samantha Trulock's "Cycle"
Samantha Trulock ’14, known professionally as Sam Tru, has attracted attention for Cycle, her 2020 debut. The album made it to the second round of selection for the 2020 Grammys in the categories for Album of the Year, Best New Artist, Best Pop Solo Performance and Song of the Year, for “Let Me Down Easy.”
Dijan Ihas
From playing in Sarajevo as bombs fell to conducting in Forest Grove, Dijana Ihas's journey as a musician has been remarkable.
Dijana Ihas playing viola
Dijana Ihas, an associate professor in the Pacific University Music Department, was honored as Oregon Music Educator of the Year by the Oregon Music Education Association at its annual meeting in January. 
Hello 2021! title in gold balloons
The 54-member Pacific University Symphonic Band has created a seven-work concert to celebrate the new year. "Hello 2021!" features performances by various small ensembles from Pacific, as well as one by the full band.

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