Professor Jeremy C. Baguyos, faculty in Music Technology/Informatics and Double Bass, has been selected as the 2018 IS&T (Information Science and Technology) recipient of the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) Alumni Outstanding Teaching Award (AOTA). Out of the nine UNO AOTA recipients, two were faculty from the School of Music. He, along with Professor Shelby VanNordstrand, who is the CFAM recipient of the UNO Alumni Outstanding Teaching Award, received the award at the Faculty Honors Convocation held on April 12, 2018 in the Thompson Alumni Center. The award is sponsored and presented by the UNO Alumni Association, in honor of distinguished teaching.
Professor Baguyos is a double bassist and computer musician and has spent his career pursuing innovation in music, especially where art and information technology intersect. Favorite projects involve improvisations with computers, computer music composition, and multimedia/intermedia. His computer music work has been presented and performed at conferences and festivals in 31 states and 11 countries. In the summers, he serves as Principal Double Bassist of the Des Moines Metro Opera Summer Music Festival Orchestra.
Professor Baguyos joined the UNO faculty in 2007 and is a joint appointment in both the School of Music in the College of Communication, Fine Arts & Media and the School of Interdisciplinary Informatics in the College of Information Science & Technology.