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Name:
Steven Barsotti
Job Title:
Associate Faculty
Division:
Humanities & ESL/ABE/GED

Fall office hours: MW:1:45-3:30, TTh:11:30-12:30

Classes taught: MUSTC121, MUSTC122, MUSTC123, MUSTC131, MUSTC132, MUSTC133, MUSTC172, MUSTC232, MUSTC274, MUSTC290, MUSTC299

Employee Bio

Steve Barsotti is a Seattle based improviser, sound artist, instrument inventor and educator. He is active in several ongoing projects including the Seattle Phonographers Union, a collective that improvises in real time with unprocessed field recordings, and Mimeomeme, a record label that disseminates unusual sound art made by an eclectic collective of artists involved with a variety of unconventional techniques.
Steve has been teaching for over 20 years. He primarily teaches at the college level but has also given artists lectures and workshops in various approaches to electronic music, sound art, and production techniques. He has taught at Columbia College in Chicago, the Art Institute of Seattle, Cornish College of the Arts, The Seattle Film Institute and Shoreline Community college.
Steve also runs Kazbar Media, a small media company dedicated to telling the stories of the variety of cultures that make up the American experience, with his wife Laila.

Education & Training

B.F.A., M.F.A., The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

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Name:
David Bristow
Job Title:
Associate Faculty
Division:
Humanities & ESL/ABE/GED
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Classes taught: MUSC 196, MUSTC143, MUSTC151, MUSTC154, MUSTC155, MUSTC171, MUSTC271, MUSTC272, MUSTC273, MUSTC292

Employee Bio

Dave Bristow, born in London, graduated from university with a BSc in Psychology but preferred to use his musical talents, performing and recording with a variety of artists and working with Yamaha’s synthesizer production team. He created factory voicing for the well-known DX7 synthesizer and is internationally recognized as one of the important contributors to the voicing of FM synthesis, co-authoring a text-book on the subject with inventor Dr John Chowning. Dave moved to the United States in 1995 to join the production team at the electronic music company Emu Systems, Inc. producing sampling and filter based synthesizers, notably "Morpheus" and Emulator 4 keyboard. From 2002, he began working again with Yamaha, focusing on the support of their SMAF audio systems for cell-phones and mobile devices, developing ringtones and system alert sounds. He began teaching at Shoreline in 2011.

Education & Training

B.Sc., University of Aston in Birmingham, UK

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Name:
Charles Enlow
Job Title:
Music
Division:
Humanities & ESL/ABE/GED
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Fall office hours: Monday - Thursday, 10:30 - 11:30 am

Classes taught: DRMA 145, DRMA 146, DRMA 207, DRMA 208, DRMA 209, MUSC 100, MUSC 147, MUSC 154, MUSC 155, MUSC 156, MUSC 164, MUSC 165, MUSC 166, MUSC 180, MUSC 280, MUSC 298, MUSC&141

Employee Bio

Charles Enlow, D.M.A., is Associate Professor of music at Shoreline Community College, where he produces and directs the college's annual Opera Workshop and Musical Theater productions. Dr. Enlow studied at The Juilliard School, The San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and The University of Texas at Austin, where he received a Master of Music (M.M) and Doctor of Musical Arts (D.M.A.) in Piano Performance. At Shoreline College he also provides instruction in piano, music theory, collaborative piano, and vocal ensemble performance. As a piano soloist, Dr. Enlow has performed throughout North America and Europe, and has collaborated with many vocalists and instrumentalists in recitals and recordings. Dr. Enlow is active as a teacher, coach, and pedagogue of chamber music ensembles, vocal soloists, and pianists.

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Name:
Susan Ennis
Job Title:
Music
Division:
Music

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Classes taught: MUSC 207, MUSC 210, MUSTC100, MUSTC101, MUSTC200, MUSTC201

Employee Bio

Sue Ennis is a multi-platinum songwriter from Seattle. She has written over 80 songs for the band Heart (35 million records sold.) Additionally, her songs are featured in commercials and 5 Hollywood films.  She is a music publisher and a national trustee for the Recording Academy ("The Grammys") and also serves on the Seattle Music Commission. Current projects include writing songs for a feature film about an all-girl rock band and writing the script for a Broadway-bound jukebox musical.  

Education & Training

B.A., Willamette University
M.A., University of California, Berkeley

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Name:
Cynthia Grace
Job Title:
Associate Faculty
Division:
Humanities & ESL/ABE/GED
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Classes taught: MUSTC102, MUSTC135

Employee Bio

Cynthia Grace is an attorney licensed to practice law in Washington. She arrived at Shoreline Community College in 2005 and is the instructor of Rights and and Methods in Multimedia. Her goal is to empower all to self represent and to properly negotiate their way through and around their legal environments. She focuses much of her time teaching and mentoring artists, musicians and non profits.
In addition to teaching, she serves as a volunteer in various capacities with the Mata Amritanandamayi Center (MA Center) in San Ramon and sat for 10 years on the board of Irving J. Paul Law Group (fka ACA). The MA Center is affiliated with of the Mata Amritanandamayi Math (an NGO with Special Consultative Status under the United Nations Economic and Social Council).
Irving J. Paul Law Group was the largest  public defense agency in Washington prior to King County absorbing that role.

Education & Training

A.A.A., Art Institute of Seattle
B.A., Brandeis University
J.D., Washington & Lee University Law School

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Name:
Jeffrey Junkinsmith
Job Title:
MusicTheory
Division:
Music

Fall office hours: 8:30-9:30 M,W,Th,F. 12:30-1:30 T

Classes taught: MUSC&141, MUSC&142, MUSC&143, MUSC&241, MUSC&242, MUSC&243

Employee Bio

Jeff Junkinsmith holds a Ph.D. in
Composition and Music Theory from the University of Iowa. Several of his compositions are in the standard repertoire of the Compline Choir at St. Mark's Cathedral. In addition, he is a pianist at Pacific Northwest Ballet.
Dr. Junkinsmith has been teaching all levels of music theory at SCC since 1997.

Education & Training

B.A., Occidental College
M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa

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Name:
Chaunte Kashiwa
Job Title:
Music Department Office Assistant
Division:
Humanities & ESL/ABE/GED

Fall office hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Name:
Steve Kim
Job Title:
Associate Faculty
Division:
Humanities & ESL/ABE/GED

Fall office hours: 10:30-11:20am MWTh

Classes taught: CE 141, MUSC 100, MUSC 115, MUSC 147, MUSC 196, MUSC 204, MUSC 205, MUSC 296, MUSC&141, MUSC&142, MUSTC143

Employee Bio

Steve Kim is a bassist, composer and educator, based in Seattle, Washington, USA .
His credits include live and recorded performances with Larry Coryell & Alphonse Mouzon , Don Mock, Carter Jefferson, Dave Valentine, Jim Brock, Van Manakas, Jeff Simmons, Jay Thomas, Scott Cossu, Jon Jang ,Nokie Edwards and Garth Hudson.
He served as a cultural ambassador representing the City of Seattle in Kobe, Japan, and was honored as a Centennial Artist during the Washington State Centennial Celebration. In 2007 he returned to Japan, touring with guitarist Brian Nova & Vibraphonist Kiyoko Ami.
He studied with bassists Ray Brown  and Gary Peacock and improvisation / composition with the late pianist and composer Charlie Banacos .
He appears on the 2014 solo release In Deep Owl by Soundgarden bassist Ben Sheppard.
He was named a recipient of The Evergreen State College 2015-16 Teacher Excellence Award.
Steve Kim has taught at SCC since 1989.

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Name:
Evan Norberg
Job Title:
Associate Faculty
Division:
Humanities & ESL/ABE/GED

Fall office hours: M-F 9am-11:20 and 2:00-3:30 by appointment

Classes taught: CE 141, MUSC 107, MUSC 135, MUSC 147, MUSC 170, MUSC 175, MUSC 184, MUSC 206, MUSC 264, MUSC 270, MUSC 284

Employee Bio

Evan Norberg is versed in both classical and jazz styles, with experience in top-notch ensembles. Among them Edmonds Community College’s Soundsation, Seattle Children’s Choir, Central Washington University’s Chamber Choir, Vocal Jazz 1, and more. Professionally, Evan has performed as bass/baritone soloist for various major works, such as René Clausen’s Memorial, Handel’s Messiah, Faure’s Requiem, Mozart’s Vespers.
Influenced by many arrangers such as Vijay Singh, Kirk Marcy, and Kelly Kunz, Evan actively arranges his own charts with a steady stream for his own ensembles. More notably, his arrangement of Love You Madly was premiered at the National American Choral Directors Association Conference in Chicago in 2011.
Evan is excited to be a part of the Seattle Choir scene as a singing member of Choral Arts, local jazz group Last Call, and conductor to his own group, the Wellspring Ensemble.

Education & Training

B.M., M.M., Central Washington University

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Name:
Jensina Oliver
Job Title:
Associate Faculty
Division:
Humanities & ESL/ABE/GED
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Fall office hours: MF 12:30-1:00 T 10:30-11:30 W 11:30-12:30 or appt

Classes taught: CE 141, MUSC 100, MUSC 119, MUSC 120, MUSC 151, MUSC 152, MUSC 153, MUSC 180, MUSC 251, MUSC 252, MUSC 253, MUSC 280, MUSC 292, MUSC 297, MUSC 298, MUSC 299, MUSC&141, MUSC&143

Employee Bio

Jensina Oliver, D.M.A, has been an Associate Faculty member at Shoreline Community College Music Department since 1998. Dr. Oliver teaches all levels of individual piano lessons and class piano courses, as well as First Year Music Theory and Aural Skills. Dr. Oliver received her Doctor of Musical Arts in Piano at the University of Washington. She performs regularly, including concert engagements in Europe, North America, Costa Rica, and China. She loves working with students of all ages and frequently gives teacher training workshops.  She is in high demand as an adjudicator and clinician throughout the Pacific Northwest.

Education & Training

B.M., M.M., University of Utah

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Name:
Doug Reid
Job Title:
Department Chair Music
Division:
Humanities & ESL/ABE/GED

Fall office hours: 10-10:30, 11:30-noon. Afternoon by appointment

Classes taught: CEMUS100, MUSC 100, MUSC 140, MUSC 146, MUSC 147, MUSC 196, MUSC 296, MUSC 297, MUSC 298, MUSC 299, MUSTC106

Employee Bio

A highly respected performer and music educator, Doug Reid is currently Director of Instrumental Music at Shoreline Community College located in Seattle, Washington. His professional experience is as varied as it is substantial. From classical recitals and master classes, to pop and jazz performances with national artists such as Mel Torme, John Pizzerelli, Tower of Power and many more, his distinctive saxophone sound can be heard throughout the northwest.
Doug has been a clinician at the International Association of Jazz Educators, The Washington State Music Educators Conference, North American Saxophone Conference and has contributed articles for the Saxophone Journal.
He has conducted honor groups in Washington, Illinois, Vancouver BC, California and Oregon. Mr. Reid is highly sought after as both an adjudicator and guest artist at regional music festivals.
A graduate of North Texas State University, Doug is an Educator/Clinician for Keilwerth saxophones.

Education & Training

B.A., North Texas State University
M.Ed., City University

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Name:
Meg Stecker Thorsen
Job Title:
Music
Division:
Humanities & ESL/ABE/GED

Fall office hours: Monday, Wednesday 7:45 -8:30 Friday 8:00-8:30

Classes taught: CE 141, CEMUS100, MUSC 119, MUSC 120, MUSC 133, MUSC 161, MUSC 162, MUSC 163, MUSC 170, MUSC 184, MUSC 211, MUSC 212, MUSC 270, MUSC 284, MUSC 292, MUSC 298

Employee Bio

Meg Stecker-Thorsen - Soprano - is the recipient of numerous awards, including three with the Metropolitan Opera National Auditions, and has performed with various symphony orchestras and opera companies in the United States.  She received her Bachelor and Masters degrees in vocal performance from the University of Wisconsin and the State University of New York.  Meg has taught at several universities and colleges throughout the U.S. and has produced and directed many musicals productions.  She is an active adjudicator, and teacher in the area.  She servers as the Vocal Coordinator of the SCC vocal program, and teaches class voice, diction, performance techniques, voice-dance, and private lessons.  

Education & Training

B.M., University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
M.M., State University of New York

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Name:
Owen Strain
Job Title:
Prgm Support Supvsr 2, Music Tech, Music
Division:
Humanities & ESL/ABE/GED

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