DEDICATED TO PRESERVING A HISTORICAL LANDMARK DESIGNED BY RENOWNED ARCHITECT, JULIA MORGAN
The 60th Annual Fine Arts Awards recognizes excellence in Jazz Music.
Coming in February!
Dave Becker has been on faculty at Cuesta College since 2001. He teaches Recording Arts, Rock, World and Jazz Appreciation as well as Applied Music. Dave has a bachelor’s and master’s degree in music education from the University of Florida. He is an active professional musician on the Central Coast fronting music ensembles of various jazz genres. In addition to his past and current college teaching experience at Cuesta College, Allan Hancock College, Cal Poly, and the University of Pikeville, KY, Dave has also been a clinician at the Gordon Goodwin Big Phat Band Camp and other camps and schools throughout Florida and along the West Coast. Lately, Dave has enjoyed producing virtual concerts for local schools and community choirs.
Idona Cabrinha, Lecturer of Piano, Music Appreciation: World Music, and Music Fundamentals: Cuesta College; Piano Instructor and Vocal Coach: private studio; Artist in Residence Children’s Creative Project: choir director and music teacher to local elementary and secondary schools, extensive experience and active pianist, accompanist, vocalist in the central coast area and Chicago; B.A., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo; M.M. Piano Performance and Pedagogy Northwestern University. former Performance Syllabus Chair for North Shore Music Teacher’s Association; former Assistant and Acting Director DePaul Community Music Division, former faculty member: DePaul University School of Music.
FINALISTS PERFORMANCE VIDEOS
AWARDS CEREMONY VIDEOAvailable 2/21/2021
General questions about the Fine Arts Awards can be directed to the chair,Jennifer Wand.