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Student and Faculty Work

Explore Student and Faculty Work

Our students, alumni and faculty are constantly producing new work and making a difference through their chosen careers. Take a look at some of the highlights below featuring work from members of our Conservatory. From original compositions to profiles on a past Teacher of the Year, you’ll experience for yourself just how talented our community is — and you will also get a taste of the impact the Conservatory of Music can have on your music education.

Commercial Music

Raye Nicole on Spotify

Raye Smith (‘20)

Boston the Girl on Spotify

Boston Anderson (‘20)

Chris Hutton on Spotify

Chris Hutton (‘19)

Ellery on Spotify

Ellery Sablan (‘19)

Composition

Al Qahira

Written by Melissa Miles ('14)

String Quartet

Miracle Ten-Zero-Two-Five-One

Written by Joel Balzun (faculty)

Orchestra

Doubt

Written by Caitlin Foster ('18)

Solo Clarinet

Bon Voyage, mvmt. 1

Written by Shane Cook (‘17)

Woodwind Quintet

The Artisan

Written by Sterling Maffe (‘19)

Biola Symphonic Winds

Music Education

CA Teacher of the Year 2016

Mitch Bahr (‘96)

GRAMMY Award Semifinalist

Tyler Wigglesworth (‘12)

Piano

Miroirs, mvmt III. Une barque sur l’océan

Composed by Maurice Ravel

Performed by Muli Yu (‘20)

Prélude, Choral et Fugue

Composed by César Franck

Performed by Dr. Li-shan Hung (faculty)

Chaconne in D Minor for Left Hand

Composed by J.S. Bach

Performed by Manami Kawamura (faculty)

Piano Concerto No. 1, Op. 11

Composed by Frédéric Chopin

Performed by Dr. Li-shan Hung (faculty); Biola Symphony Orchestra

Strings

Piano Trio No. 1 in B Major, Op. 8

Composed by Johannes Brahms

Performed by Elizabeth Ann Larson (faculty), violin; Soo Bae (guest artist), cello; Mia Chung (guest artist), piano

Scottish Fantasy, mvmt. 1: Grave, Adagio Cantabile

Composed by Max Bruch

Performed by Sofiya Prykhitko (‘18), violin; Jiayi Shi, piano

Voice

L’invitation au voyage

Composed by Henri Duparc

Performed by Elizabeth Sywulka (‘15), soprano; Kevin Garnica, piano

Mary Stuart

Composed by Gaetano Donizetti

Performed by Katie Van Kooten (‘04), soprano, Houston Grand Opera

Woodwinds, Brass and Percussion

Never Never Give Up

Performed by Matt Ordaz

Chase Study for Two Flutes

Written by Lucas Floyd

Brass Quintet playing Squirrel ChaseSquirrel Chase

Composer: Michael Acevedo
Ensemble Type: Brass Quintet