Conservatory of Music
Funding and support for tours, competitions and residencies augment student education and bring notoriety and recognition to Pacific. A consistent touring presence strengthens experiential learning of students, by allowing them to gain the skills necessary to be successful in their careers.
Assistant Dean for Development
Conservatory of Music
Briana comes to the Conservatory with over ten years of fundraising experience. Her previous roles have included Director of Development for the Brubeck Institute and Assistant Dean for the Eberhardt School of Business at the University of the Pacific. Briana has over 22 years of experience working with non-profits in the arts and social sector. She received her MA in Organizational Behavior from Alliant University and BA in Sociology from University of California, Santa Cruz. You can find her working with donors, faculty, students and staff to illustrate the impact that Philanthropy can have on generations. Briana enjoys spending time gardening, baking, and adventures with her family and four-legged kids.
Rich with culture, diversity and opportunity, the Conservatory of Music offers students an extraordinary opportunity to gain intimate experiences while also having access to the talent and resources that would be normally found in larger musically rich cities, such as San Francisco, New York and Los Angeles.
Financial Investments in Pacific experiential education have produced a high level of student success since inception. Funding and support for tours, competitions and residencies augment student education and bring notoriety and recognition to Pacific. A consistent touring presence strengthens experiential learning of students, by allowing them to gain the skills necessary to be successful in their careers by building relationships and networks with alumni and within their industries prior to graduation.Give
Conservatory of Music Initiatives
Endowed Faculty Positions
Gifts of endowment allow donors to directly enhance the opportunity for the brightest minds to focus on advancing musical pedagogy and culture.More Information
Pacific is committed to community engagement, a notion stronger than “outreach”.More Information
“What’s Next” Initiative
In 2078 the Conservatory of Music will be 200 years old. What will music education be, how will communities use music to define identity, culture, expression?More Information