ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER
College of the Arts Shines as Major Cultural Resource
Nov. 2, 2016
As a choreographer and director for more than 30 years, I have experienced firsthand the power a live performance can have on someone’s life. A live performance can bring tremendous joy and laughter to one’s soul, and it can transform a community’s understanding of complex issues, such as diversity and politics.
At Cal State Fullerton, the arts have long been a prominent part of our community. The Pacific Symphony began here, and Pacific Chorale Artistic Director John Alexander is an emeritus faculty member. The chorale’s newly named artistic director, Rob Istad, one of our current faculty members, is the latest recipient of the university’s Outstanding Professor Award.
Continue reading his Titan Voices column in the Orange County Register.