Saint Martin’s and the Dalcroze Society host Stephen Moore events

January 12, 2010

Lacey, Washington — Saint Martin’s University's Department of Music, in collaboration with the Northwest Chapter of the Dalcroze Society of America, will host two events with Dr. Stephen Moore.

  • On Sunday, January 17, from 1-4 p.m., Dr. Moore will lead a workshop on "Rhythm on Your Own" at Saint Martin's University's Kreielsheimer Hall. Workshop fees are $25 for Dalcroze members, $35 for non-members, and $5 for students. Registration will be taken at the door.
  • On Tuesday, January 19, from 11 a.m.-1.p.m., Dr. Moore will hold a recital and master class at Saint Martin's University's Kreielsheimer Hall. This recital is part of the University’s Department of Music’s “Music @ 11” recital series and is free.

Dr. Moore is a well-known soloist, chamber musician, clinician, and master teacher throughout the Pacific Northwest and California. He has been an artist/teacher of piano at the University of Puget Sound, University of Redlands, and now at California State University at Dominguez Hills. He was also an associate professor at the Oberlin Conservatory. He holds a doctor of philosophy degree in music theory from Indiana University. Each summer he teaches at the University of Washington summer Dalcroze training program. In 1992, Dr. Moore was granted the "License in Dalcroze Eurhythmics" from the Manhattan Dalcroze Institute.

The Dalcroze Society of America is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to the purpose of promoting the artistic and pedagogical principles of Emile Jaques-Dalcroze through educational workshops, publications, financial and consultative assistance, and the encouragement of local chapters throughout the United States.

For more information about this event and the Dalcroze Society Northwest Chapter, contact Jan Rowen Music at 360-456-1911. For more information about events sponsored by the University's Department of Music, please contact Darrell Born at 360-438-4506 or specialevents@stmartin.edu.

Saint Martin’s University is an independent four-year, Catholic, coeducational university located on a 380-acre wooded campus in Lacey, Washington. Established in 1895 by the Catholic Order of Saint Benedict, the University is one of 18 Benedictine colleges and universities in the United States and Canada, and the only one west of the Rocky Mountains. Saint Martin’s University prepares students for successful lives through its 21 majors and six graduate programs spanning the liberal arts, business, education, and engineering. Saint Martin’s welcomes 1,250 students from many ethnic and religious backgrounds to its main campus, and 650 more to its five extension campuses located at Fort Lewis Army Post, McChord Air Force Base, Olympic College, Centralia College, and Tacoma Community College.

For additional information:

Genevieve Canceko Chan
Director of communications & marketing
Saint Martin’s University
360-438-4332
gchan@stmartin.edu
www.stmartin.edu