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.
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.
A musician, former television news writer and current doctoral psychology graduate student in Pacific University’s School of Professional Psychology, Anna Antonia Giedwoyn, ’13 has also put together a children’s musical CD called Goldfish Don't Eat Pizza. She performed at Posh Baby in Portland last February.
Assistant Professor of Music Education and Director & Master Teacher of the String Project, Dijana Ihas, accepted to three-year research seminar.