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UH Welcomes New Music Librarian Peter Shirts

In Department News, Faculty News by Miguel Felipe1 Comment

Peter Shirts was recently hired as the music and audiovisual librarian at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. When asked about his new appointment, Mr. Shirts said, “I’m excited to be selecting materials for the UHM Music Department and look forward to meeting the music students here.” Shirts went on to say that he hopes to work one-on-one with students …

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Horn Masterclass: Bryce Nakaoka

In Bands, Department News by Miguel Felipe0 Comments

Bryce Nakaoka, hornist with the US Coast Guard Band, will discuss making a career in music (freelancing, auditions, etc.) on Thursday, October 2, 12:30pm in the University of Hawai‘i Mānoa’s Orvis Auditorium, 2411 Dole Street. Musician 1st Class Bryce Nakaoka has served as hornist with the United States Coast Guard Band since 2010. Originally from O‘ahu, Nakaoka studied horn with …

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Wind Masterclass: The Bergen Wind Quintet

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The Bergen Wind Quintet, one of the world’s finest and most acclaimed chamber ensembles, will be on the University of Hawai‘i Mānoa campus on Tuesday, October 14, and will offer a masterclass for our music students at 12:30pm in Orvis Auditorium. The Bergen Wind Quintet is in Honolulu performing with Chamber Music Hawai‘i’s Spring Wind Quintet on Monday, October 13 at 7:30pm …

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Marching Band Season Coming Up

In Bands, Department News by General Entries0 Comments

Central to the pride and pageantry so uniquely associated with college football, since 1923 the University of Hawai‘i Rainbow Warrior Marching Band has played a pivotal role in UH athletic events and campus life. The only university marching band in the state of Hawaii, the UH Marching Band is comprised of over 250 students representing nearly every major on campus. One of the …

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Classes to Begin Aug 25

In Department News by General Entries

Monday, August 25, 2014, classes resume at the University of Hawai‘i Mānoa campus. Students taking classes in the Music Department are encouraged to keep in mind the following dates: Ethno Diagnostic Exam, Monday, August 18, 1:30pm in Room 221 New Student Orientation, Tuesday, August 19, 9:00am in Room 36 Grad Student, Faculty, Staff Get Together, Thursday, August 21, 12pm outside …