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Jenelle Anderson

Jenelle Anderson, D.M.A.

Assistant Professor of Music

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Jenelle Anderson, D.M.A.

Assistant Professor of Music


Degrees

B.Mus., Atlantic Union College
1988
M.Mus., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
1991
D.M.A., University of Southern California
2005

Rachelle Davis

Rachelle Davis, D.M.A.

Professor of Music

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Rachelle Davis, D.M.A.

Professor of Music

Rachelle Berthelsen-Davis, D.M.A., specializes in violin performance and violin pedagogy. She has taught at Columbia Union College; been the assistant director and concertmaster of the New England Symphonic Ensemble and assistant director of the New England Youth Ensemble; directed a middle school orchestra program; toured Europe, the Middle East, South Africa, China, Southeast Asia, the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean as a soloist and orchestral and chamber musician; and continues to participate in local chamber music and solo recitals. She is currently fascinated with alternative musical styles (non-classical music) and how to translate them to violin. She enjoys jamming with any group of instruments, reading, having interesting, meaningful conversations, and raising two young boys.


Degrees

B.S., Pacific Union College
1994
M.M., Indiana University, Bloomington
1998
D.M.A., University of Texas, Austin
2004

Asher Raboy

Asher Raboy, M.F.A.

Resident Artist in Music

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Asher Raboy, M.F.A.

Resident Artist in Music

Asher Raboy is a composer, conductor, lecturer, and writer who lives in Napa and has been the music director of the Napa Valley Symphony since 1990. He directs the PUC symphonic wind ensemble and teaches classes in theory and composition. He enjoys racquetball, cooking, and chess.


Degrees

B.A., State University of New York, Binghamton
1978
M.F.A., Carnegie-Mellon University
1981