“Two Chumash Songs” for violin, clarinet and piano (2000)
“To Invoke the Clouds” (1997)
One-act opera “Serpentina” (1999)
John Thow earned a bachelor’s degree in music from USC and a master’s and doctorate from Harvard University. He studied in Rome on a Fulbright Fellowship. He joined the UC Berkeley faculty in 1981, where he taught composition, orchestration and counterpoint.