Maya Story, music therapy faculty, will give a presentation on guided imagery and music at the Association for Music and Imagery in June 2013.
The Joseph Naumes Endowed Chair
Department of Music
St. Catherine Hall
DM in Composition, Indiana University-Bloomington
MM in Composition, Indiana University-Bloomington
BM in Theory/Composition, University of Texas-Austin
John Paul's music was heard at the Oregon Sesquicentennial Film Festival in May 2009, where his original score to F.W. Murnau's 1930 silent film City Girl was premiered with live accompaniment. Read a review on NW Reverb.
John's compositions have been heard at the International Festival of Experimental Music (Bourges, France), Ernst Bloch Music Festival (Newport, OR), New Music and Art Festival (Bowling Green, Ohio), June-in-Buffalo New Music Festival (New York) and Composers, Inc. recital series (San Francisco). His choral works have been performed by Choral Arts Ensemble (Portland) and Opus 7 Vocal Ensemble (Seattle). His piano work Sojourn has been performed by Alan Chow (Northwestern University) and Cindy Cox (UC-Berkeley). His solo violin piece Intarsia has been performed by János Négyesy (San Diego), Nathan Rubin (San Francisco) and Karen Bentley (Palo Alto).
Former composer and audio group manager of Atari Games, John's videogame credits include the music scores for Gauntlet Legends, Maximum Force, and Pit-fighter, and sound-design for Wayne Gretzky's 3-D Hockey.
John recently served as board member of the National Association of Schools of Music and Chair of Region 2 (2007-2009). He's also been a violinist with the Columbia Gorge Chamber Players. As a guest composer at the Institute of Psycho-acoustics and Electronic Music (I.P.E.M) in Ghent, Belgium, he created works to be broadcast over Belgian National Radio.
Donald Erb, John Eaton and Donald Grantham for composition
Kent Kennan for orchestration
Stephen Clapp for violin
First Prize in the Dean's Composition Competition at Indiana University
Belgian American Education Foundation fellowship recipient
Career Opportunity Grant, Oregon Arts Commission