Music Faculty Member and Student Recognized by College of Liberal Arts
Alyson McLamoreAlyson McLamore was given the award for Outstanding Service, one of three Richard K. Simon Faculty Awards. She produced curriculum packages that are viewed across the CSU as models of clarity and consistency and assisted the provost as special assistant for campus program review. At the department level, McLamore designed an assessment review of the music program’s annual performance juries, allowing faculty to monitor the consistency between separate jury panels and to measure the effectiveness of the current scoring rubrics. She earned her bachelor’s, teaching credential, master’s and doctorate from the University of California at Los Angeles.
Kelly EshoffMusic Major Kelly Eshoff was recipient of the Contributions to College Image Senior Recognition award. She graduated summa cum laude in June and is attending San Francisco State University to get a single subject teaching credential in music. While at Cal Poly, Eshoff participated in the choral ensembles [Early Music Ensemble, PolyPhonics, University Singers and Oh Snap (barbershop quartet)]. She was also in a Cal Poly Opera Workshop production, sang in the chorus for the Pacific Repertory Opera’s production of “Le Nozze di Figaro” and played bassoon in Wind Orchestra 2. She was a student choral conductor 2008-09, and in 2009 was the music director for “Songs for a New World,” a senior project of a theatre major.