Nohema Fernandez

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Dean
Claire Trevor School of the Arts
Professor, Music
Claire Trevor School of the Arts

D.M.A., Stanford University, 1982, Performance Practices
M.M., Northwestern University, 1966, Piano
B.M., DePaul University, 1965, Piano

Phone: (949) 824-4339
Fax: (949) 824-2450
Email: fernandn@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
101 HTC
Irvine, CA 92697
Research Interests
Piano, Latin American music, Arts and Community
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Academic Distinctions
2003 Who's Who in Fine Arts Higher Education.
2001 Who's Who in America, 2002 edition.
2000 Maestro Award, The School of Music and Dance, University of Arizona.
2000 Who's Who of American Women, 22nd edition.
1997 Who's Who in Entertainment, 3rd edition.
1997 International Who's Who in Music and Musicians' Directory, 16th edition.
1996 Who's Who in the World, 14th edition.
1996 Distinction of Honor "La Rosa Blanca", Patronato José Martí, Los Angeles.
1996 Who's Who of American Women, 20th edition.
1995 Excellence in Teaching Award, College of Fine Arts, The University of Arizona.
1995 Who's Who in the West, 25th edition.
1993 International Who's Who in Music and Musicians' Directory, 14th edition.
1993 Who's Who in American Education, 4th edition
1992 Who's Who in Entertainment, 2nd edition.
1991 International Who's Who in Music and Musicians' Directory, 13th edition.
1991 Who's Who in American Education, 3rd edition.
1990 Who's Who Among Hispanic Americans.
1990 Selected for inclusion in Touring Roster 1991-93, Western States Arts Foundation.
1990 Selected for inclusion in Touring Roster 1991-93, California Arts Council.
Publications
Editor, Toward the End of the Century: Cross-Cultural and Minority Perspectives, No. 8, CMS Reports Series, The College Music Society, April 1993.

"La Contradanza Cubana y Saumell" (The Cuban Contradance and Saumell). Latin American Music Review 10/1 (Spring/Summer 1989): 116-134.

"Music For Two Keyboards Prior to the Advent of the Piano." The Piano Quarterly 134 (Summer 1986): 41-45.

Nine articles in Composers of Latin America: A Biographical Dictionary. Greenwood Press, at press:

" José Ardévol," "Sergio Barroso," "Carlo Borbolla," "Ignacio Cervantes Kawanag," "Aurelio de la Vega," "Gisela Hernández," "Argeliers León," "Eduardo Martín Cantero," "Amadeo Roldán," "Nicolás Ruiz Espadero," "Manuel Saumell Robredo."

"Once Upon a Time" (State of the Society Address). The College Music Society Newsletter, March 1997.

"My Father Was an Artist." The College Music Society Newsletter, November 1996.

"Making Connections." The College Music Society Newsletter, September 1996.

"Our Way of Life." The College Music Society Newsletter, May 1996.

"Lifelong Learning." The College Music Society Newsletter, March 1996.

"The Times They Are A-Changing." The College Music Society Newsletter, January 1996.

"You Are CMS." The College Music Society Newsletter, November 1995.

"Of Complacency and Different World Views." The College Music Society Newsletter, September 1995.

"The NEA and a Spirit of Advocacy." The College Music Society Newsletter, May 1995

"The Spirit of Renewal." The College Music Society Newsletter, March 1995.

"Open Letter." The College Music Society Newsletter, January 1995.

"On Cultural Diversity." The College Music Society Newsletter, January 1992.

"Message From the Chair of the Committee on the Status of Minorities." The College Music Society Newsletter, January 1989.

"Serenata Cubana." Centaur Records, 2003.

'Villa-Lobos: Mômo Precoce and Solo Works.' Mômo Precoce (Fantasy for Piano and Orchestra) with the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra, Paul Freeman, conductor; miscellaneous solo piano works. February 2003, Centaur Records. Compact Disc: CRC 2576.

Spanish Sonatas. August 1996, Arcoiris, Inc. Compact Disc: ARC 196. [Earlier issued by Musical Heritage Society as "Eighteenth Century Piano Works from Spain"]

'Music for Strings and Tape.' Music by composers associated with Stanford's Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics, with the Jefferson String Quartet and the CCRMA Computer. July 1991, Centaur Records. Compact Disc: CRC 2091.

'Music of Lou Harrison.' Solo piano and chamber music works, in collaboration with Dennis Russell Davies (conductor), Leta Miller (flute), William Winant (percussion) and other assisting artists. April 1990, MusicMasters. Compact Disc: MMD 60241X.

'Eighteenth Century Piano Works from Spain.' November 1988, Musical Heritage Society. LP: MHS 912235L; Chrome Cassette: MHC 312235H; Compact Disc: MHS 512235Z.

'Caribbean Rhythms for Piano.' Nineteenth century dances and contradances from Cuba and Puerto Rico. June 1990, Protone Records. Compact Disc: PRCD 1107.
Professional Societies
International Council of Fine Arts Deans
The College Music Society
Other Experience
Interim Chair, Media Arts
University of Arizona 2001—2002

Professor, Music
University of Arizona 1990—2001

President
The College Music Society 1995—1997

Last updated
03/28/2006