University of Redlands School of Music Brochure

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Through a conservatory


approach in a liberal arts setting, our students learn to perform, interpret, and teach music in a rich learning environment that provides both a broad education and rigorous training.



the whole musician In the School of Music, our goal is to educate the whole musician, not just to train a performer. All great performances go far beyond technical mastery to include a sense of history, society, culture and art.

ADMISSIONS PROCESS Undergraduate programs → A pply for admission at → S ubmit the School of Music application online at → C omplete an audition

PROGRAMS OF STUDY Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Music Composition M usic Education Performance

Master of Music Composition Conducting Pedagogy P erformance Vocal Chamber Music Artist Diploma

Graduate programs → S ubmit the School of Music application and associated parts → S ee website for individual program requirements Scholarships and graduate assistantships → We offer music scholarships for those majoring or minoring in music.


← “That small Redlands campus really paved the way for my future; all of the things I studied there, I’m currently doing professionally. I had a very supportive group of people around me, and not just in the music department. The faculty was wonderful.” —Angel Blue ’05 Opera singer, BBC presenter, world traveler

↓ PERFORMANCE GROUPS University Orchestra Wind Ensemble Symphonic Band Chapel Singers University Choir Opera Workshop Studio Big Band Jazz Improvisation Ensemble Guitar Ensembles Percussion Ensemble

WHY REDLANDS Our studio teachers are among the finest musicians and teachers in Southern California. The classes are small and our teachers provide a personalized education.


Redlands is committed to making your education valuable and affordable. More than 90% of all traditional undergraduate students receive financial aid each year in the form of scholarships, grants, loans, and work study.

→ F east of Lights, a University of Redlands holiday tradition since 1947, features the choral and instrumental programs.

→ T he Opera Workshop performs a major production with orchestra each spring.

↓ Jamison Stevens ’22 and Timothy Cunningham ’22 are the first students ever to have composed the musical centerpiece of our longstanding, 73-year Feast of Lights tradition.

→ The School of Music has a close relationship with the Redlands Symphony Orchestra (RSO). Students may play in the RSO as an assistant, substitute, or section player. → T hrough the Concerto Competition, an exceptional performer may perform as a soloist with the RSO. Additional prizewinners will perform with the University Orchestra and Wind Ensemble. → Music students can compete to perform in the President’s Honor Recital.


Artistic an Academic Excellence School of Music



e PROGRAMS OF STUDY Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Music → Performance → Composition → Music Education Master of Music → Conducting → Performance → Pedagogy → Composition → Vocal Chamber Music Artist Diploma


BUR Hollywood Burbank Airport

The "R", the second largest collegiate letter in the Nation, can be seen in the surrounding San Bernardino Mountains from campus.

LAX Los Angeles International Airport

← Centrally located between Los Angeles and Palm Springs and within an easy drive of Southern California beaches, mountains, and desert, University of Redlands connects students to a world of opportunity.

MUSIC FACULTY STRINGS Violin – Samuel Fischer Violin – Sakura Tsai Viola – Kira Blumberg Cello – Kyle Champion Electric & Double Bass – Scott Worthington Harp – Mary Dropkin

WINDS Flute – Sara Andon Clarinet – Kathryn Nevin Oboe – Francisco Castillo Bassoon – Carolyn Beck Saxophone – Eddie Smith

BRASS Horn – Adam Wolf Trumpet – David Scott Trombone – Phil Keen Tuba and Euphonium – Scott Sutherland


CONNECT WITH US 909-748-8014 University of Redlands 1200 E. Colton Avenue Redlands, CA 92373

Percussion – Bill Schlitt Percussion – Yuri Inoo Drum Set – Joel Taylor

VOICE Melissa Tosh Marco Schindelmann Patricia Gee Cindy Snyder Donald Brinegar

KEYBOARD Piano – Louanne Long Organ – Alison Luedecke Piano – Angelica Prodan Piano – Stephanie Lovell Accompanying Coordinator – Lara Urrutia

GUITAR Classical Guitar – Stuart Green Jazz Guitar – Jody Fisher Pop Guitar – Samuel McLain

For audition requirements and audition dates, please visit

COMPOSITION Anthony Suter Andre Myers


MUSIC EDUCATION Katherine Hickey Eddie Smith David Scott

ENSEMBLE DIRECTORS Chapel Singers – Nicholle Andrews University Choir – Nicholle Andrews Opera – Marco Schindelmann Orchestra – Co Boi Nguyen Wind Ensemble – Eddie Smith Symphonic Band – David Scott Studio Big Band – David Scott Improvisation Ensembles – Jody Fisher

ADMINISTRATION & STAFF Director – Joseph Modica Administrative Assistant – Pamela Martinez Director of Music Admissions – Brad Andrews Assistant Director – Anthony Suter Stage & Equipment Coordinator – Michael Raco-Rands



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