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 in Ethnomusicology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
BM in Education, Eastern Illinois University
Jill Poris has spent many years studying, performing and teaching music from Zimbabwe, Indonesia and Uganda. Current areas of performance and study include Balkan music and traditional American music. She completed her master's thesis on shamanic music in Nepal.