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Jim Altizer, BM, Trumpet Performance ('79), M.A.T. Education ('82). Jim teaches part-time at Oaks Christian High School, and is also on the faculty of Moorpark College and Pepperdine University, teaching Trumpet and Brass Techniques. Jim performs approximately 40 concerts nationally each year with his wife, Mary Kay, as "Ivory & Brass". As of this date, they have recorded 8 CDs.  Jim and Mary Kay have 4 children, and live in Thousand Oaks, CA.

Lorna Baird, BM, Voice Performance ('74). Lorna is in her 19th year teaching in the Oakland Public Schools. She taught six years as a Kodaly music teacher and currently teaches 3rd grade in a Spanish bilingual classroom.  After raising her three kids, she began singing with the Pacific Mozart Ensemble. They have collaborated with Dave Brubeck recording his composition The Commandments.  In the summer of 2008, the Pacific Mozart Ensemble will record In Praise of Mary by Dave Brubeck.  Other collaborations include Meredith Monk, John Zorn, and Sweet Honey in the Rock.  The Pacific Mozart Ensemble was also featured on a recent Grammy-nominated recording of Leonard Bernstein's Mass, under Kent Nagano with the Deutsches Symphonie Orchester, Berlin.  Lorna.

Kathi (Montegna) Bellew, BM, Piano Performance ('77). Kathi is married and has two daughters. The eldest is in law school; the youngest is pursuing an AA at a local college. Due to the downturn in high-tech business, she now works in a district office for a local school in San Jose, California.  Kathi.

Sue Bohlin, BM, ('79).  Sue resides in Sausalito, California and is the director of the training department for Piedmont Choirs.  She also directs her own choir called the Anchor Bay Children's Choir.

William Castleman, BM, Clarinet Performance ('79).  After graduating in 1979, I worked for a few years as a freelance musician in the Bay Area and also worked in retail.  In 1983, I received my Masters of Music in clarinet performance from Boston University.  That same year, I joined the United States Air Force as a musician.  I have been stationed in New Jersey, the Philippines, Illinois, and most recently at Travis Air Force Base in California where I am the manager of the 45-member United States Air Force Band of the Golden West.  I have been in the Air Force almost 25 years now and was just promoted to the rank of Chief Master Sergeant, the highest enlisted grade in the Air Force.  Would love to hear from "old" friends from my wild UOP days!  William

Evelyn (Tosti) Catano, BM, Music Therapy, Voice ('73).  Evelyn is now working at Coalinga State Hospital, Coalinga, CA, as Chief of Rehabilitation Therapy Service. She is proud to be a Pacific graduate and is looking forward to starting a new music therapy internship program with lots of career opportunities for music therapists.  Evelyn.

Alice (Eutin) East, BM, Performance, Flute ('77).  I have been teaching flute and performing consistently since graduating.  I currently live in British Columbia Canada and have 4 grown children.    Alice.

Dianne (Hamilton) England. ('71)  Dianne is currently retired from the Stockton Unified School District having taught first through fourth grades, elementary music and high school choir. She is presently an instructor of voice at San Joaquin Delta College. Dianne maintains a private voice studio and is active as a soloist with the Stockton Chorale, Central United Methodist Church and Stockton Civic Theatre.  Dianne

Larry Groupé, BM, Music Theory/Composition ('79). Larry went on to receive his Masters in Music composition at UC San Diego, studying with Roger Reynolds, Toru Takemitsu (in residence) and John Cage (in Residence).  He has a career as a film composer and has received various commissions for the concert stage.  

Dave Hibbert, BM, ('78),  MM, Music Education, ('89).  Dave landed his first teaching position in the school district where he grew up, Santa Clara Unified, in the Bay Area.  After serving three secondary schools and six elementary schools in his first 5 years, he took a leave of absence and returned to Pacific to pursue a Masters Degree in Music Education.  He financed this endeavor by serving as Head Resident at John Ballantyne Hall for a year. Upon returning to Santa Clara, he decided he enjoyed the itinerant "wherever I'm needed" position and has taught music there ever since!  In 1985, he met Gayla Bordson, a Stockton teacher, and they married a year later.  Gayla now teaches English at Lynbrook High School in San Jose.  They live in Cupertino with their 9 year old son James and pray daily for their 23 year old son Brandon serving in the US Army.  Dave also serves as the Director Of Choral Music at Peninsula Bible Church of Cupertino.   Dave

Cassie (Reutlinger) Hill, BM, Music Education, voice ('71), MA ('78). Cassie is a Professor of Music at Cosumnes River College in Sacramento, Director of Music Ministries at Lincoln Presbyterian Church in Stockton, and a Graduate Student at the Institute for Worship Studies in Florida.  Cassie.

Mark Hollingsworth, BM, Clarinet Performance and Music Composition ('76). After graduating from the Pacific Conservatory in 1976, Mark went on to complete a MM at the University of Wisconsin - Madison and a DMA at the University of North Texas. Currently he is Chair of the Department of Music at East Central University in Ada, OK where he teaches Clarinet/Saxophone and Music theory.  Mark.

Sandy Blaukopf Kogut, Attended Pacific ('73-74). Sandy graduated from McGill University in 1977. She is married to Eli Kogut and has two children, Shira and Eric. She teaches music to young children in parent toddler programs and has also recorded several children's albums and performed throughout Canada to young audiences.  Sandy.

Lynn Lash, BM, Music Therapy, Oboe ('78). Lynn is a Music Therapist at Ancora Psychiatric Hospital In Ancora, New Jersey. She is the principal oboist with the Garden State Philharmonic and Monmouth Symphony Orchestra. Lynn enjoys boating/jet skiing, traveling, reading, family and friends! 

Scott Liggett, BM, ('71).  Scott is a successful composer in southern California.  He produced the music score for "Centered in the Universe," the Griffith Observatory Planetarium show for the refurbished Samuel Ochin Planetarium Theatre.

Rosana (McCauley) Matlock, BM, ('75).  Rosana is the office/reservations manager at the Outrigger Lae Nani Resort in Lihue, Hawaii.  She and her husband Daniel have two children, Eric and Brent.

Laurie (Dobrow) Meyer, BM, Violin ('75). Laurie plays in the Camellia Symphony Orchestra and the Folsom Lake Orchestra. She is a music librarian, and is an avid chamber music player.  Laurie.

Joel Mitzman, BA in Music, Piano ('75). Joel studied piano with Frank Wiens in the early 80s and has been a private piano teacher in Stockton and Manteca, CA for 23 years. However, Joel's primary career for the past 12 years has been as a pilot and flight instructor. He is currently working as an instructor in the Korean Air Training Division of PanAm International Flight Academy in Livermore, CA. Joel is proud to report that his son, Joseph, graduated in 2003 from Interlochen Arts Academy where he studied trombone.   Joel.

Mark E. Pash,  BM, Tenor/Trombone ('74).  Currently teaching music and department head at Gyeonggi Suwon International School, Suwon, South Korea.  Overseeing music education K-12, teaching beginning instruments, middle school band & strings, and high school band, strings & choir. Working on a Masters in Education / ESL.   Mark

Douglas Riddle, BM, Music Education, Baritone ('73).  Douglas Riddle has completed his 35th year teaching high school choir, the past 19 at Coconino High School in Flagstaff, AZ.  He is currently preparing for his third Gilbert and Sullivan role in "The Gondoliers" with the Flagstaff Light Opera Company.  He and his wife of 35 years, Gabrielle, enjoy the cool pines with their two dogs.

Meridith Savage Murray, Music History ('77).  Meridith is the Director of Music Ministry (fancy term for organist and choir director!) at Madison Presbyterian Church in Madison, Indiana. She also works in the high school computer lab (where she is in charge of the academic competitions) and does free-lance book indexing. Meridith and her husband Paul (who is principal bass in her choir!) have five children. They are definitely looking forward to the empty nest!  Meridith.

Cynthia (Wilson) Wood attended Pacific from 1979-1982. She is married to Matthew Wood, and in 1982, transferred from Pacific to UCLA. Cynthia had two daughters, then went back to finish her degree at the University of California, Irvine, where she received her BM in Flute Performance in 1996. Cynthia has been a private music teacher, teaching flute and beginning piano lessons in her home. She played for three years with the Aliso Viejo Symphony, which has now become the South Coast Symphony Orchestra and is currently a free-lance professional flutist.  Cynthia. 949.586.7739 Home address: 37 Egret Lane, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656

Gary Wright, BM, Music Education, voice ('70), MA, Music History ('92), EdD, Music Education ('96). After 24 years at Lincoln Unified in Stockton, Gary and Kathy (Pacific '92) moved to the University of North Carolina Pembroke where he was Coordinator of Vocal Music. He directed the 100 voice Concert Choir and 24 voice Pembroke Singers, taught music education courses and oversaw the vocal program (40 majors). His college choirs appeared at state MENC and ACDA conventions. Sadly Gary passed away on August 20, 2010.