Thara Memory, music alum, led his American Music Program to win the Essentially Ellington competition at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City in May 2015.
Department of Music
MM in Performance, Portland State University
BA in Music, The King's University College, Alberta, Canada
Polly Hancock-Moody is a member of Vivace Voices and Fireside Carolers, as well as a former member of the Oregon Repertory Singers. She has performed in solo recitals in the western United States and Canada, and is a former director of several church choirs.
Polly became a Certified Andover Educator in 2002, joining a network of teachers working to save, secure and enhance musical careers with accurate information about the body in movement.
In addition to being a part of the music faculty at Marylhurst University, she is also a member of the faculty at Portland Community College - Rock Creek, where among other classes she teaches voice and directs the choir.
Member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing