CSUSM NewsCenter (Music)

2018
May
23,
2018
Malesha Taylor wants to help instill confidence in her Cal State San Marcos students to pursue a career in music if that’s their dream. “A lot of people think you can’t have a musical career, that it’s just a hobby,” said Taylor, who joined CSUSM’...
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April
19,
2018
Any number of accomplishments might come to mind when one thinks of Merryl Goldberg. Acclaimed saxophonist. Leader in arts education. Wang Family Excellence Award recipient. One achievement that probably doesn’t come immediately to mind? Ski...
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April
11,
2018
Cal State San Marcos student Kristina Vo doesn’t mince words when praising Steinway & Sons pianos. “It’s a pretty big deal to play on a Steinway,” said Kristina, who will graduate in May with a double major in economics and visual and performing a...
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March
28,
2018
California State University San Marcos will join a select group of colleges and universities in the world when it receives the prestigious designation of All-Steinway School in a ceremony on Monday, April 9. The All-Steinway celebration begins at ...
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February
21,
2018
Curtis Taylor had his heart set on playing the saxophone. As a fifth grader in Bedford, Ohio, Taylor had no doubts after attending a symposium designed to help students find an instrument to their liking. Then he found out the cost of a student...
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January
30,
2018
Merryl Goldberg knows there are some people who would call cuts to arts education a budget issue. Not Goldberg. “It’s a priority issue,” said Goldberg, who is entering her 25th year as a faculty member at Cal State San Marcos. Goldberg point...
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2017
June
23,
2017
“Performing is a passion but I think teaching and influencing and bringing music to students’ lives is just as meaningful and rewarding.” -- Dr. Ching-Ming Cheng A new major in music. A new lab with two dozen, 88-key digital keyboards. A new St...
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2016
February
22,
2016
A trio of Cal State San Marcos professors are hoping to spur a renaissance in arts education through research showing a link between K-12 students immersed in the arts with successful careers in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math...
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January
25,
2016
Arts & Lectures, a long-standing event series at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM), kicks off its spring lineup with The Sand Dog Cometh, a multi-disciplinary solo, written, directed and performed by Mary Pearson on Tuesday, February 2. ...
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2015
October
13,
2015
On Sunday, Oct. 25, the College of Humanities, Arts, Behavioral and Social Sciences (CHABSS) at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) is pleased to host this semester’s Funes Fund concert, “Sounds of the Ancient,” an Indian classical music p...
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February
25,
2015
She is a classically trained, award-winning piano virtuoso who has wowed audiences around the world, a professor who has taught at universities from Miami to Taipei. But Dr. Ching-Ming Cheng’s latest achievement is collaborating in the creation of a ...
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