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Composition Alumni

RECENT GRADUATES OF THE MUSIC COMPOSITION PROGRAM AT CSUN

Phillip Park (BM 2015) was awarded a fellowship from UC Riverside, where he is continuing his studies in digital music composition. His most recent compositions can be heard on Soundcloud

Frank Duarte (BM 2015) is currently continuing his studies on a full scholarship in the Master of Music program at Butler University.

Michael Dekovitch (BM 2014) was accepted in the Master of Music program at University of Oregon, where he will pursue his graduate studies in composition.

Patrick Gutman (MM 2014) is currently pursuing his doctorate in Music Composition at UCLA on scholarship and a teaching assistantship. He has been a fellow of the Cortona Sessions for New Music, the Chamber Music Institute at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and the American Conservatory of Fontainebleau, France. For more information, visit: www.patrickgutman.com 

Longfei Li
(MM 2014) has joined the Professional Study Program at Manhattan School of Music, where he will begin his doctoral studies in 2016.

Andrew Martin (BM 2014) received a full scholarship from University of California Berkeley, where he will continue his graduate studies in music composition.

Felipe Rossi (MM 2013) was accepted in the prestigious doctoral program of University of California San Diego on a full scholarship. Recently, he was a resident at the Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris, France where he studied with Gérard Pesson and Stefano Gervasoni.

David Kobaly (MM 2013) was awarded a scholarship for doctoral studies at University of Oregon.

Aram Adajian (MM 2012) received a scholarship from University of California Riverside, where he is currently pursuing doctoral studies in music composition. Various samples of his music are available on Soundcloud.

Ralph D'Ignazio (MM 2012) is the founder and director of Atlantic Guitar Music School in Thousand Oaks, CA.

Marcelo Lazcano (MM 2012) received a full tuition scholarship from UC San Diego, where he is currently pursuing doctoral studies in composition. In 2011 he was among the best eight graduate students at CSUN who were awarded the much coveted California Pre-Doctoral Fellowship from the CSU Office of the Chancellor.

Eun Woo Choi (BM 2012) is currently pursuing advanced studies in choral conducting at the Kodaly Institute of Music in Hungary. During the 2011-2012 season she conducted the Discovery Players Ensemble and was an assistant conductor with the CSUN Symphony.

Addison Wong (BM 2011) received a full scholarship from University of Oregon, Eugene, where he is currently pursuing a Master of Music degree.

Collin Martin (MM 2011) was accepted in the prestigious graduate Musical Theatre program at New York University.

David Dominique (MM 2010) received a full scholarship from Brandeis University, where he entered the doctoral program in music composition. He has studied at the Freie Universitat in Berlin and the Summer Institute for Contemporary Performance Practice in Boston.

Leonie Roessler (BM 2010) was accepted in the graduate program of the Royal Conservatory in Hague, Netherlands, where she is currently pursuing a Master of Music degree.

David Gordon (MM 2010) received a full scholarship from UC Santa Barbara, where he is currently pursuing a doctoral degree. https://davidgordonmusic.wordpress.com/

Evan Meier (MM 2009) was accepted in the DMA program at University of Maryland with a full scholarship. He has studied at the Aspen Summer Institute and the American Conservatory in Fontainebleau, France. www.evanmeier.com

Yu Oda (BM 2008) was accepted in the graduate program at the Amsterdam Conservatory in the Netherlands, and has been a finalist in the prestigious Gaudeamus Competition. His music has been performed by the Asko Schoenberg and the Nimbus ensembles. http://www.odayu21.com/

Milen Kirov (MM 2008) was the first student to be admitted in the newly created DMA program at California Institute of the Arts, where he began his studies in 2009 on a full scholarship. He has taught courses in music theory at Chapman University and CalArts. http://www.milenkirov.net/

Martin Jaroszewicz (BM 2007) received a full scholarship and pursued his graduate studies at UC Irvine, where he was a teaching assistant until 2010. Currently, he holds the Dean's Fellowship at UC Riverside, where he is pursuing a doctoral degree, and is a lecturer in a unique Psychoacoustics, Math, and Creative Computing course at UCI. Martin's original IPad app called OSC Physics is currently available on the Apple website. http://www.martinjaroszewicz.com/

Isshin Oikawa (BM 2007) was accepted in the graduate music program at UC Irvine on a full tuition scholarship. Currently he composes and performs music in a wide range of artistic venues throughout Japan.

Michael West (BM 2006) was accepted in the graduate composition program at UCLA. He is an active composer and sound engineer in the Los Angeles area. www.michaelashleywest.com

Chisako Inoshita (BM 2005) was accepted in the Schola Cantorum Summer Program in Paris and continued her studies on a full scholarship in the Master of Music in Composition program at Cal State Long Beach.

Juan Martin Gendelman (MM 2004) received a full scholarship from University of Maryland, where he entered the DMA in composition program. Over the past five years he has taught at Towson University, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Catholic University, Levine Conservatory in Washington DC, and is currently Assistant Professor of Music at Georgia Southern University. www.martingendelman.com