Dr. Laura Beer was recognized by her peers with the 2015 Professional Practice Award from the Western Region American Association of Music Therapy.
Two of the works from last year's Stravinsky Project concert were broadcast on All Classical Radio's Played in Oregon program on February 16, 2014.
Also on the program were pieces inspired by Stravinsky's work, including selections from jazz artist Wynton Marsalis' A Fiddler's Tale, department chair John Paul's A Composer's Tale, and works by three Marylhurst composer majors.
The musicians: Igor Shakhman, clarinet (principal Vancouver Symphony & Marylhurst faculty); Evan Kuhlmann, bassoon (Oregon Symphony); Jeffrey Work, trumpet (principal, Oregon Symphony); Aaron LaVere, trombone (principal, Oregon Symphony); Brian Gardiner, percussion (Vancouver Symphony, Portland Opera Orchestra, Marylhurst faculty); Ron Blessinger, violin (Oregon Symphony and artistic director Third Angle New Music Ensemble); and Jason Schooler, bass (Oregon Symphony). Ken Selden, director of orchestra studies at Portland State University, conducted.
» Listen to the broadcast on AllClassical.org
(choose Played in Oregon)