Student of Distinction: Jeffrey LaRose

Jeffrey LaRose

“I aim to… inspire my students to achieve their impossible, and embrace the opportunities to mentor new teachers who are beginning their journey.” ~ Jeffrey Larose

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Student of Distinction: John Spankowski

John Spankowski

“No childhood experience left a more positive impression on me than my time in primary and secondary music classes. Music touches people in ways that no other subject does. It exercises our aesthetic being and explores inexpressible human emotions.” ~ John Spankowski

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New Faces: Music welcomes new Director of Jazz Studies

New Faces in Music: Richard Giddens Fresno State College of Arts and Humanities

The College of Arts and Humanities at Fresno State is the largest college on campus, encompassing nine departments, and the Armenian Studies Program. Each year, new faculty are brought on to elevate the academic offerings here at Fresno State. These new faculty members bring innovative research, diverse fields of study and technical expertise to our […]

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Orff and Kodaly 101 intro workshop running July 16-20

Orff and Kodaly 101: An Introductory Workshop July 16-20 Fresno State Discovery, Diversity, Distinction

Dr. Emily Mason, assistant professor of the Department of Music and director for University Singers at Fresno State, will be holding a week-long summer workshop from 9 a.m. to noon July 16-20. The workshop, open to public school music teachers, will entail an introduction to the teaching pedagogies known as the Kodaly Method and the […]

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Music alum featured on Education Matters

Music alum Michael Gutierrez featured on Education Matters

Congratulations to Michael Gutierrez, choir director for Firebaugh-Las Deltas Unified School District. Gutierrez, a 2013 music education graduate from Fresno State’s Department of Music, is featured in Education Matters!

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