Beth Mehocic Death – Obituary, UNLV Professor Of Dance & Music Director Dead

By | January 3, 2022

Beth Mehocic Death – Obituary – It is with great sadness that we share news that Dr. Beth Mehocic, UNLV Professor of Dance died on Sunday, January 2 at 1:43 a.m. Beth was the Composer-in-Residence, Music Director, and one of the first full-time faculty members of the Department of Dance. She was hired as a full-time member of the faculty in August 1985, serving for 36 years amongst the professorial ranks.

Beth Mehocic Death – Obituary, UNLV Professor Of Dance & Music Director Dead

Beth was a musician who had an intimate love of music, dance, and the arts. She trained generations of dancers in music theory for dance, dance music literature, and dance history–challenging young minds to experience the aural world of music and how this world marries the world of motion becoming – The Dance. A published composer of over 100 works for orchestra, concert band, chamber music, dance ensemble, theater, and film, her works were performed throughout the United States, Japan, China, Korea and Europe. She was a founding member for the International Guild of Musicians of Dance.