Music composition student Ian Guthrie won first place in the Oregon Music Teacher Association's Young Artist Piano Competition in November 2013.
Department of Music
MM, University of Denver
BA, Clarke University
Dan Cosley received his MM in Guitar Performance from the Lamont School at the University of Denver and his BA in Music from Clarke University. He has performed and recorded in the United States, Europe and Japan on classical and electric guitar, having premiered works by composers such as Roland Dyens and Atanas Ourkouzounov. From 2006 to 2011 Dan lived in Tokyo, Japan, where he worked as a freelance performer/composer, and became the first non-Japanese elected to the Japan Guitar Ensemble Association's board of directors. His compositions are available through the Canadian publisher Les Productions d'OZ and the Japanese publisher Gendai.