Nick Mancini Quartet at Jazz at LACMA

Nick Mancini’s quartet performed at Jazz at LACMA sponsored by the Los Angeles Jazz Society. Jazz at LACMA features leading Southern California artists. Celebrating over twenty years at LACMA, the program continues to be one of the museum’s most recognizable offerings. Over 42,000 visitors attend the program annually from April through November.

(photo by Los Angeles Jazz Society)

Lisa Castleman at Chamber Music Northwest

Alumna Lisa Castleman is Assistant Production Manager for Chamber Music Northwest.

Chamber Music Northwest is in its 44th season and participates in over 80 events annually, including Summer and Winter festivals of outstanding concerts, unique “Club Concerts” in alternative venues, illuminating outreach activities, educational programs supporting young musicians, and innovative collaborations across the Portland Metro region.


Pacific Standard Time has been selected to perform at the American Choral Directors Association 2015 Conference in Salt Lake City. This is their second consecutive invitation to the ACDA National Conference.

Chris Rountree to Conduct La Jolla Symphony

Chris RountreeAlumnus Chris Rountree has been engaged to conduct the La Jolla Symphony May 2-3, 2015. The concert is entitled “… on the nature of the space between us all” and includes Bernstein, Symphony No. 1; Yeung-Ping Chen, The Moon in La Jolla (Thomas Nee Commission); and Ives, Symphony No. 2.

Yeung-Ping Chen will write an Internet-based piece that will allow a group of soloists to be channeled into Mandeville Auditorium through telematics technology.

Dan Kaneyuki Signs with RS Berkeley

Alumnus Dan Kaneyuki has been signed as a RS Berkeley Artist. S Berkeley has an extensive philanthropic history. They have partnered with Jazz at Lincoln Center Education Department; VH1 Save The Music; Horns to Havana; Jazz House Kids; Litchfield Performing Arts; The Artists Collective; Tucson Jazz Institute (TJI) Community Music School; New York Jazz Academy; New Jersey Youth Jazz Orchestra; and the Show Choir National Championship Series.