Walter Saul joined the Fresno Pacific University music faculty in 2003. His bachelor’s degree is from Duke University and his M.M. and D.M.A. are from the Eastman School of Music. He was named “Composer of the Year” in North Carolina and in Oregon, and his compositions have been performed in 16 states and four nations. Saul has won ASCAP Special Awards each year since 1990 and performed and presented clinics on the East and West coasts. His CDs include Out of Darkness Into His Marvelous Light, From Alpha to Omega and Songs of Requited Love. On November 8, 2009, Walter Cosand will perform the French première of Saul’s Sonata #4 for Piano in Paris.
Walter Saul may be contacted through waltersaul.com.
Larry Warkentin earned his Doctorate in Music from USC. He served as music department chair at Fresno Pacific University from 1962 until 2002. Since then he continues to be active as a composer and pianist. Recent compositions include "Sun, Moon and Stars," a cantata for baritone soloist, choir and orchestra premiered May 10, 2009 at Tabor College, six songs for baritone and piano titled "Emigrant Laughter and Tears," and two songs for baritone and piano titled "Fire and Sword," both premiered in Waterloo, Ontario June 6, 2009. In February 2010 he will serve as an adjudicator for the Oakland International Music Competition as he has for more than ten years.
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George Warren, Ph.D. served as the classical music critic at the Fresno Bee since 1998, and currently serves as critic and editor at Music Critic Fresno. He is a composer, pianist, and music educator. Recent works include Armenian Rhapsody for Piano and Orchestra, premiered in Fresno March 2010, and Music for Cello and Piano No. 2 "Helios" premiered in 2008. He teaches at CSU Fresno and Hallmark Charter School in Sanger and Monterey.
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