Dr. Donald E. Crandall
title: Professor of Music See faculty bio
your alma mater/s:
Ithaca College, B.M. in Piano Performance
New England Conservatory of Music, M.M. in Piano Performance
The University of Texas at Austin, D.M.A. in Piano Performance
favorite food: Pasta Pescatore
note: The recipe for Pasta Pescatore varies...but is usually penne pasta cooked al'dente & combined with sundried tomatoes, chicken, basil, mozzarella and sliced radicchio that is tossed in a light lemon basil vinaigrette.
favorite movie: "Rocky I"
favorite type of music: Classical
favorite vacation spot: Italy
Who/what/where INSPIRES you & why?
I am inspired by good music, and walks in the woods.
what's on your night-stand right now?
2 biographies: one on Aaron Copland and the other on Benjamin Franklin
hobbies/interests/extra-curricular activities OUTSIDE SU:
weightlifting and riding my motorcycle (pictured below)
Honda Shadow 1100 cc; it's red and white with lots of chrome!>>
activities/interests/associations ON CAMPUS: Faculty advisor for Delta Phi Epsilon Sorority
favorite class to teach @ SU & why:
Private applied piano because it's great to have the opportunity to work one-on-one with the students to help them develop their musical skills.
why (do you like) Schreiner?
I love the small school atmosphere and quality of education one can receive here, plus, it's set in the beautiful hill country.
At Schreiner, you are more than just another student or faculty/staff person, you are family!