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Strong presence at ATMI/CMS conference

Texas State Music faculty activities at the recent joint ATMI/CMS national conference in San Antonio:
Nico Schüler presented “Wordless Functional Analysis Revisited”.
Cynthia Gonzales gave a demo/workshop, “A Comprehensive Aural-Skills Curriculum via SmartMusic®”.
Caroline Steiger performed Kevin Ernste’s Nisi for horn and live electronics.
John Lopez gave a demonstration, “Establishing Effective Mariachi Rehearsal Techniques”. Texas State’s Mariachi Nueva Generacion, performed.
Amanda Soto was presider/moderator for several sessions throughout the conference and presented as part of the panel, “Inside/Outside Music Education: Political Narratives Within and Through the Margins” with colleagues from Boston University and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  She also serves on the CMS National Board as the Music Education Representative.

Mysterious Bobcat sightings in Santa Fe

The Texas State Mysterium Ensemble gave a multi-media performance of new and experimental music for the College Music Society Fifty-Ninth National Conference October 28 in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The ensemble is led by Senior Lecturer Richard Hall, and the program included a composition, LIGHTFORMS 1: Constellations, by School of Music Director Thomas Clark.

Faculty Todd Oxford and Bobby Lopez performed at the conference, and music professors Cynthia Gonzales, Amanda Soto, Nico Schuler, and Carolyn Watson gave presentations.

From L: Soto, Watson, Benjamin Felts, Hall, Ellie Ocampo, Adam Koch, Gonzales, John Sessions

From L: Soto, Watson, Benjamin Felts, Hall, Ellie Ocampo, Adam Koch, Gonzales, John Sessions

From L: Lopez, Oxford

From L: Lopez, Oxford