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GCU instructor again invited to play at Clarinet Fest

January 19, 2022 / by / 0 Comment

Another year, another opportunity for GCU clarinet instructor Tim Haas to represent the College of Fine Arts and Production at Clarinet Fest. At this year’s event, hosted by the International Clarinet Association, Haas will be performing Josh Oxford’s “The Blues Ranger,” a jazzy song inspired by the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers kids show from the 1990s. A happy result of Haas’ choice: He and Oxford have become friends.

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Haas selected to perform at 2021 Clarinet Fest

February 24, 2021 / by / 0 Comment

Adjunct clarinet professor Tim Haas and former GCU oboe professor Dr. Rachel Messing were selected to perform at the 2020 Clarinet Fest before it was canceled because of the pandemic. But they’re scheduled to perform this summer at the 2021 conference. “It’s a huge honor,” Haas said. “These conferences, they have some of the best players in the world coming to play.”

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Faculty Recital brings Haas, Fearey to forefront

February 05, 2020 / by / 0 Comment

The musical talents of GCU clarinet professor Tim Haas and Music Director Mark Fearey will come together to introduce works by Robert Schumann, Camille Saint-Saëns and Johannes Brahms to students at Haas’ Faculty Chamber Recital this semester. The concert, which is on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at GCU recording Studio, will showcase Haas on the clarinet and Fearey on the piano and will be live streamed.

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A clarinet Christmas serves smiles to the homeless

December 04, 2019 / by / 0 Comment

There was no shortage of Christmas spirit at Andre’s House of Hospitality when Tim Haas and a group of GCU clarinet students and alumni performed a set of Christmas music for the homeless while they ate dinner Sunday evening. “When you get students that do these kinds of things, nothing’s better than that,” Haas said. “They touched people’s lives on Sunday night, and I couldn’t be more proud of them.”

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Tim Haas faculty recital masters chamber music

October 22, 2019 / by / 0 Comment

It’s not every day that audiences get the chance to hear musical compositions that showcase the clarinet, viola and piano, but College of Fine Arts and Production clarinet instructor Tim Haas wants to make sure students have the opportunity to do just that. “I feel that it’s really important for my students to hear me play,” Haas said. “I want to expose them and all the other musicians here in the department to different kinds of music and give them a chance to hear some stuff that they’re not going to get to hear elsewhere.” A faculty recital showcasing Haas and two guest artists will feature music by Mozart and Max Bruch at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the GCU Recording Studio. It also will be live-streamed on GCU TV.

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GCU band helps high school musicians get in sync

February 21, 2019 / by / 0 Comment

The Band in the Stands program invites high school bands to come to campus and receive instruction from the Thundering Heard Pep Band, then perform alongside the Thundering Heard at a GCU game. The band from King’s Way Christian Schools in Vancouver, Wash., visited recently, and the group’s instructor, Marge Swearer, called it a “uniquely wonderful experience.”

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