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Music Concerts
Five performances each feature a different ensemble of Pacific student musicians.
Pacific will host a high school chamber ensembles contest on Friday, April 26 and a high school musician solo competition on Saturday, April 27.
H.M.S. Pinafore
Tickets are available now for the shows, as well as for a special opening night reception event.
A surge in students pursuing music degrees at Pacific University over the past decade is expected to continue this fall.
Elijah Pine ’21
When Elijah Pine ’21 first visited Pacific University, he was one of hundreds of high school students attending the yearly Music in May festival. The experience shaped his life in ways he could not have imagined.
Dr. Burch-Pesses
Michael Burch-Pesses, Pacific University's longtime director of bands, is the 2018 winner of the Oregon Music Education Association's John C. McManus Distinguished Teacher Award. 
Dijana Ihas teaching
Assistant Professor of Music Education and Director & Master Teacher of the String Project, Dijana Ihas, accepted to three-year research seminar.