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Benton Hall

Benton Hall 201C

1650 SW Pioneer Place

1650 SW Pioneer Place
Corvallis, OR 97331
Credentials: 
Master of Arts in Teaching--Choral Music Education from Oregon State University (2012)
Doctor of Musical Arts--Piano Performance from University of Washington (2010)
Certificate in Music Theory from University of Washington (2010)
Master of Arts in Music--Piano Performance from Washington State University (2003)
Bachelor of Arts in Music--Piano Performance from University of Idaho (2001)

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Biography

Dr. Servias has been active as a pianist and music teacher for the past 20 years, and is sought after as an accompanist, teacher, and adjudicator.  He completed his Doctor of Musical Arts Degree in Piano Performance from the University of Washington in 2010, and his primary teachers have been Robin McCabe, Gerald Berthiaume, Jay Mauchley. He also studied jazz piano with professor Marc Seales at the University of Washington, and performs as a jazz pianist. He as been on the music faculty at Oregon State University since 2009.

Currently Dr. Servias teaches Piano (group and individual classes), Jazz Piano, Music Theory (labs and recitation), and Aural Skills. He is particularly interested in performing chamber music and jazz piano, and since he began at OSU, Dr. Servias has presented solo recitals and chamber music concerts, including several performances of four-hand piano music with Lauren Servias. He has appeared in the Music a la Carte series at OSU and the Sundays@3 concert series on Corvallis, and he often accompanies student recitals at OSU. In 2012, Dr. Servias was a guest soloist with the OSU Wind Ensemble's on their Japan tour, performing Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue

In addition to being on the OSU faculty, Dr. Servias is active in the community and has directed church and community choirs, and he briefly taught choir at Crescent Valley High School. He has a variety of musical interests, and enjoys the many musical opportunities available in Corvallis.

 

At OSU
Affiliated with: 
Music Department
Courses Taught: 

Piano (group and individual lessons), Aural skills, and Music Theory (lab and recitation)