CATHRYN CLAYTON portrait
  • Associate Professor (Lecturer), School Of Music
  • General Education Area Coordinator, School Of Music
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Professional Service

  • Society for Ethnomusicology Southwest Chapter. Role: SEMSW President and Host for Regional Rocky Mountain Scholars Conference April 2017. President of the Southwest Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology (SEMSW). 05/19/2016 - 05/19/2017
  • Senate Faculty Review Standards Committee. Role: Committee Member. Member of Senate Faculty Review Standards Committee to review Tenure and Non-Tenure Reappointment and Promotion Statements. 09/28/2015 - 06/15/2018
  • Senate Faculty Review Standards Committee. Committee Member to review University-wide tenure and non-tenure documents and contracts. 08/28/2015 - 05/06/2016
  • Library Advisory Committee. Committee Member. 01/12/2015 - 04/30/2015
  • Library Advisory Committee. Served on the Library Advisory Committee from August 2012 through April 2016. 01/2013 - 12/2013
  • Utah Arts Council and Utah State Legislature. Role: director and performer. Performed with the University of Utah Harp Ensemble for "Arts Day on the Hill" at the State Capital Building. 02/07/2012 - 02/07/2012
  • Arizona Harp Experience. Role: Co-director. Scheduled, organized, and executed a five-day workshop for pre-college students on harp performance, orchestra repertoire for harp, master classes, and college preparatory training for prospective music majors. 06/21/2010 - 06/25/2010

Internal Service

  • School of Music Executive Committee. Member, 08/26/2019 - present. Department service.
  • General Education Area Coordinator. Coordinator, 08/26/2019 - present. Department service.
  • School of Music Advisory Committee . Member, 08/26/2019 - present. Department service.
  • Crimson Harps Performance for the Classics Club . Performer and Conductor, 12/14/2016 - 12/14/2016. College service.
  • Career-line Representative for the School of Music on the Faculty Counsel Committee. Member, 09/01/2016 - 05/05/2018. College service.
  • College Counsel Committee . Member, 09/01/2016 - 05/05/2018. College service.
  • Search Committee for position of Musicologist . Committee Member, 12/10/2015 - 03/11/2016. College service.
  • Senate Faculty Review Standards Committee. Member, 09/01/2015 - 12/15/2018. University service.
  • Search Committee for position of Director of School of Music. Committee Member, 01/16/2015 - 04/10/2015. College service.
  • Crimson Harps, University of Utah Harp Ensemble Performance for Fine Arts Donors Luncheon. Harp Ensemble Director, 03/2013 - 03/2013. College service.
  • Harp Ensemble Performance for Development Office Arts Christmas Concert Contacts:Marc Day and Jennifer Wilson . Harp Director of University of Utah Harp Ensemble (Crimson Harps), 12/04/2012 - 12/04/2012. College service.
  • Marriott Library Policy Advisory Committee. Served as committee member, 09/01/2012 - 06/01/2014. University service.
  • University of Utah Harp Ensemble performance for Utah Museum of Fine Arts Concert Series. director and performer, 10/05/2011 - 10/05/2011. College service.
  • Harp Ensemble Performance for "Distinguished Alumni" for College of Fine Arts at Kingsbury Hall. director and performer, 10/05/2011 - 10/05/2011. College service.
  • Harp Ensemble Performance for groundbreaking ceremony for Thatcher Building for Biological and Biophysical Chemistry . director and performer, 09/22/2011 - 09/22/2011. University service.
  • University of Utah Harp Ensemble Performance for Fine Arts Donor Board Luncheon. Director of Harp Ensemble, 10/06/2010 - 10/06/2010. College service.
  • Wrote Music Theory Placement Diagnostic Exam in conjunction with Dr. Robert Walzel, Director, and Tully Cathey, Music Theory. Set up exam on WebCT. Worked with TACC to put all auditioning students onto exam site. Coordinated exam results with Michelle Addison and Music Theory Department. Author , 01/08/2010 - 02/26/2010. Department service.
  • Music Theory Placement Exam Coordinator. Developed and coordinate Music Theory Placement Exam for auditioning undergraduate students. , 08/29/2009 - 12/30/2014. College service.

Community Partnership

  • Park Lane Assisted Living Center Performance with University of Utah Harp Ensemble Performed in April 2019 and December 2019. 04/01/2019 - 12/02/2019
  • University of Utah Harp Ensemble performance at Summerhays Music Center. 12/01/2018 - 12/01/2018
  • Lecture recital for the Owl and Fork Ladies Literary Club (president June Nebeker). 05/09/2018 - 05/09/2018
  • Volunteered to host two classes for Project Youth . 04/25/2018 - 04/25/2018
  • Crimson Harps Performance for Daynes Music . 12/12/2016 - 12/12/2016
  • Crimson Harps Performance at Shriners Hospital for Children. 12/05/2016 - 12/05/2016
  • Crimson Harps - Harp Ensemble Performance at Summerhays Music . 12/03/2016 - 12/03/2016
  • Davis Arts Council Performance by Crimson Harps. 12/02/2016 - 12/02/2016
  • Crimson Harps Performance at Park Lane Assisted Living Center. 11/30/2016 - 11/30/2016
  • Crimson Harps Concert Performance at the President's Dinner - President David Pershing's Dinner Honoring Donors to the University of Utah at the Grand America Hotel. 10/07/2016 - 10/07/2016
  • Project Youth Presentation given to sixth graders from Title 1 Schools who visit the University of Utah. Sponsored by the Bennion Community Service Center. 04/27/2016 - 04/27/2016
  • Harp Ensemble Performances for Summerhays Music inviting the harpists from Utah . 12/06/2014 - 12/06/2014
  • Utah Harp Festival Competitions Adjudicator. 05/03/2014 - 05/03/2014
  • Performed for Ladies Literary Club for Joanne Milner, Mayor Becker's Education Partnership Coordinator scholarship luncheon. 04/12/2011 - 04/12/2011
  • Performed for Ladies Literary Club of Salt Lake City. Gave solo performance and lecture on the modern pedal harp. 10/02/2010 - 10/02/2010
  • University of Utah Harp Ensemble performance at Nibley Elementary School. 03/05/2010 - 03/05/2010
  • Weekly Music Appreciation Lecture for residents Parklane Retirement Community Center . 01/05/2010 - 12/28/2010

Outreach

  • Crimson Harps Performance at Utah Harp Festival and Competitions. Students aged 4-18 competitors. Gave information about the Unviersity of Utah harp program and performed with Crimson Harps. 05/05/2018 - 05/05/2018
  • Adjudicated for the American Harp Society National Competitions. 06/21/2015 - 06/22/2015
  • Adjudicated at Utah Harp Festival held at BYU May 10, 2014. 05/10/2014 - 05/10/2014
  • Harp Ensemble Performance at Summerhays Music Holiday Arts Concert Series. 11/23/2013 - 11/23/2013
  • Harp ensemble performance for Summerhays Music Community Christmas Concert. 12/10/2011 - 12/10/2011
  • Gave lecture on the University of Utah harp program to students at a workshop at Summerhays Music in Murray, Utah. Included a discussion of music theory placement examinations and bachelor's degree requirements. 09/18/2010 - present

Honors & Awards

  • The School of Music, College of FIne Arts, and School of Muisc Advisory Board and member donations awarded $23,000 in total funds to the Harp Department for the purchase of Lyon and Healy Style 100 Harp. School of Music Advisory Board and College of FIne Arts Funds, 06/27/2019
  • DMA Document honored in "Harp Dissertations and Theses: An Overlooked Body of Literature" by Suzanne L. Moulton Gertig in The American Harp Society Journal, Summer 2014. American Harp Society Journal, 08/01/2014

In the Media

  • Regional San Diego paper wrote review of University of Utah Harp Ensemble Concert at Saint Gabriel's Church in Escondido, California. 10/03/2010.