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Musician Monday: Kay Dee Everett

Kay Dee Everett poses with her flute.

Nick Barrile

November 23, 2015

Kay Dee Everett is an 18 year old freshman attending CSUN to obtain her Bachelors Degree in music performance. Everett, unlike many musicians, has stuck with the same instrument since the start. Everett picked up the flute at a very young age after it was given to her by an old family friend. Following...

Musician Monday – Daniel Massey

Daniel Massey shows off how he plays his upright bass.

Nick Barrile

November 16, 2015

Daniel Massey is a 22-year-old CSUN undergraduate junior majoring in music with an emphasis in jazz. A native of Los Angeles, Massey's music career started over 12 years ago when he first picked up the trumpet. Since then, Massey has slowly progressed from trumpet to guitar, from guitar to electric bass...

Musician Monday: Anthony Storniolo

Anthony Storniolo is a 28-year-old senior at CSUN, studying to obtain his Bachelor’s degree in music with an emphasis in percussion performance.

Nick Barrile

November 9, 2015

Today many musicians dream of ending up on the big stage playing alongside world renowned orchestras or musicians. However there are still the few who dream of more than just fame and fortune. Anthony Storniolo is one of those few who do not require popularity and wealth. Storniolo is a 28-year-old...

Musician Monday – Ted Labash

Ted Tabash, talks about his continuation of Jazz playing.

Nick Barrile

October 26, 2015

Ted Labash is a 56-year-old freshman attending CSUN to obtain his Bachelor of Arts in music, with an emphasis on guitar and digital composing. Labash started playing jazz at the age of 16 and has continued doing so for the last 40 years. “I’ve been playing jazz for an audience for almost ...

Musician Mondays: Sarah Salazar

Sarah Salazar poses for a picture for the Sundial.

Nick Barrile

October 19, 2015

Sarah Salazar is a 27-year-old CSUN graduate student obtaining her Masters degree in music with an emphasis in vocal arts. Salazar began singing at the age of four when she received a Walt Disney Anastasia doll that she never stopped singing with. After that her father took her to karaoke nights, where...

Musician Monday: Audrey Tang

Tang posing in a practice room with her violin.

Nick Barrile

October 12, 2015

Audrey Tang is 21-year-old transfer student from Shanghai, China who picked up the violin when she was four. In her 17-year career playing the violin in China, Tang has not only played in multiple orchestras, but has taught violin classes for many years. Tang moved to America to further her music education,...

Musician Mondays: Jay Jarrett

CSUN student poses with conducting baton.

Nick Barrile

October 5, 2015

Jay Jarrett is a 28 year-old graduate student attending CSUN to obtain his Conducting Masters in Music with a Band emphasis. Jarrett began his musical career at a young age playing the Clarinet, but after joining a symphony that had enough clarinets, Jarrett had to find a new instrument. Jarrett was...

Musician Monday: Trystan Vierra

Nick Barrile

September 28, 2015

Trystan Vierra is a sophmore at Csun and a concert music major who plays not only the guitar but the electric bass, Ukulele and Trumpet as well. Born and raised in Turlock, Calif., Vierra began playing guitar in middle school. After seeing that his school offered a guitar class Vierra was quick to join,...

Musician Monday: Antonio Hurtabo

Antonio Hurtabo playing his jazz guitar in front of Cypress Hall. Photo credit: Nick Barrile

Nick Barrile

September 21, 2015

Antonio Hurtabo a 27- year old Senior at CSUN majoring in Breadth Studies (a flexible program that fuses all kinds of musical interests) can be found filling Cypress Hall with one of his passions, Peruvian Jazz. After picking up his first guitar at the age of 13 in order to play with friends, Hurtabo...

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