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Paul DeMarinis

Paul DeMarinis has been working as an electronic media artist since 1971 and has created numerous performance works, sound and computer installations and interactive electronic inventions. He has performed internationally at The Kitchen, Festival d’Automne à Paris, Het Apollohuis in Holland and at Ars Electronica in Linz and created music for Merce Cunningham Dance Co. His interactive audio artworks have been shown at the I.C.C. in Tokyo, Bravin Post Lee Gallery in New York and The Museum of Modern Art in San Francisco.

Laura Dahl

Specialist in chamber music and vocal coaching.

Performances throughout U.S. (including Carnegie Hall), Germany,and England.

Founding member of the Harmida Piano Trio.

Artistic Director: Jess Shenson Recital Series at Stanford and the Music by the Mountain summer festival in northern California.

Christopher Costanza

 Cello Studies with Bernard Greenhouse, Laurence Lesser, David Wells. Winner, 1986 Young Concert Artists’ International Auditions in New York. Recipient, 1993 Solo Recitalists’ Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. Solo and chamber music performances in over forty of the United States, throughout Europe, Canada, and the Caribbean. Participant in numerous summer festivals, including Marlboro, Santa Fe, Seattle, and Vancouver. Participation in several Music from Marlboro tours. Radio broadcasts on WFMT in Chicago, National Public Radio in the U.S., and on the CBC in Canada.

Tony Clements

Began his studies at the age of seven.

Studied with Gary Tirey, Floyd Cooley, Tommy Johnson, Jim Self, and Roger Bobo.

Played with the San Francisco Symphony, the Oakland Symphony, The San Francisco Opera and Ballet Orchestras, and the Sacramento Symphony.

Currently serving as Interim Director of Bands at California State University East Bay, the conductor of Ohlone College Wind Orchestra, and conducts the Tuba Union of the Bay Area.

Marjorie Chauvel

She began the study of the harp at age 6. Studied under the French and Modern School of the Harp.

Instructors, Florence Lyons, Marietta Bitter, and Carlos Salzédo.

Artist Scholarship student of the Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia PA.

Teaches all methods with concentration on musicianship and performance.

Chris Chafe

Special fields: composition, contemporary music performance, musical signal analysis and modeling, computer networks for audio, new instrument design.

Articles published in various technical journals including Journal of New Music Research, Computer Music Journal, Contemporary Music Review, Proceedings of ICMC, IEEE conferences.

Recordings available on compact disc.

Mark Brandenburg

Studied with Frealon Bibbons, Jr., Bernard Portnoy, and Rosario Mazzeo.

Principal clarinet, Opera San José Orchestra and Midsummer Mozart Festival Orchestra. Former member San Francisco Symphony and San José Symphony. Performances with San Francisco Opera, San Francisco Ballet, Western Opera Theatre, San Francisco Chamber Orchestra, Oakland East Bay Symphony, California Symphony, Cabrillo Music Festival.

He has taught at San Francisco Conservatory and San José State University.

George Barth

Special fields: piano and fortepiano, 18th- through 21st-century performance practice, rhetoric and music, early recordings and musical style, the piano music of Beethoven, Chopin, Mozart, Brahms, Ives, and Bartók. Studied with Peter Armstrong, Jon Barlow, Malcolm Bilson, and John Kirkpatrick.

Appearances as recitalist, as soloist with orchestra, and as musicologist throughout the U.S. and Central Europe.

NEH Fellow, 1989.


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