Kathi Rundus Releases new Textbook

Dr. Kathi Rundus book, “Cantabile Voice Class,” was released by Pavane Publishers. It is a lower division text book for Voice classes and follows Dr. RUndus’s 2009 vocal pedagogy book “Cantabile.” “Choral Cantabile” is set for a 2016 release by Pavane.

Additionally, she was chosen to be a presenter at the CASMEC convention in San Jose in February 2016. The presentation will equip choral directors with  ”best practice” techniques in teaching breath management  to choral ensembles.

Dave Gerhart at Inland Percussion Festival

On Saturday, April 19, Dr. Dave Gerhart presented a clinic “The 21st Century Percussionist – Today, Tomorrow and the Future ,” coached the Los Osos Percussion Ensemble and performer his triangle solo “Pitch Drop” and Eugene Novotney’s “A Minute of News” at the Inland Percussion Festival. The IPF is committed to furthering the exposure of the art of percussion playing to southern California’s student musicians by acting as an outlet for healthy performance and collaboration of the region’s most talented percussionists.