And the department of music at UHM is special. For those of you who would like a short introduction, here's a recent video about the music department, narrated by the music department chair Larry Paxton:
What makes the University of Hawaii at Manoa music department unique from University of Hawai'i System on Vimeo (4 min)
The broad range, diversity, and presence of many music cultures at UHM made the job appealing to me and I look forward to serving everyone here. Now, back to work.