SSU Center for Performing Arts

Department of Music Concert Schedule

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Laxmi G. Tewari

Laxmi G. Tewari

Saturday, Feb 18, 2017 – 2pm | Schroeder Hall
Tickets $8 | Free to SSU students (use promo code SSUStudent)

Laxmi G. Tewari, Hindustani vocalist

Emeritus Professor of World Music Laxmi Ganesh Tewari is a master of North Indian Classical singing. He will perform with his ensemble of tabla, tambura and harmonium players from the Bay area.

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Wind Power Faculty Recital

Wind Power Faculty Recital

Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 – 7:30pm | Schroeder Hall
Tickets $8 | Free to SSU students (use promo code SSUStudent)

Jonathan Dimmock, organ
Kathleen Reynolds,
flute
Laura Reynolds, oboe
Ruth Wilson, horn
John Lounsbery, horn
Daniel Gianola-Norris, trumpet

Professor of Organ and Harpsichord Jonathan Dimmock brings the pipe organ of Schroeder Hall to life, performing with members of the wind faculty.

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The Magic Flute

The Magic Flute

Feb 23 - Mar 5, 2017 | Evert B. Person Theatre
Tickets $10-$17 | Free to SSU students (use promo code SSUStudent)

Theatre Arts & Dance present Mozart’s fantastical singspiel, The Magic Flute. Music direction by Lynne Morrow, stage direction by Amanda McTigue. Production is in English.

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Symphony Orchestra: <i>Carnival of the Animals</i>

Symphony Orchestra: Carnival of the Animals

Sunday, Feb 26, 2017 – 2pm | Weill Hall
Tickets $8 | Free to SSU students (use promo code SSUStudent)

The Sonoma State Symphony Orchestra presents its first-ever family concert, performing excerpts from two classics of orchestral literature. Fratello Marionettes, the Bay Area’s premiere marionette group, will enact stories and dances inspired by the music.

TCHAIKOVSKY: Nutcracker Suite No. 1 | SAINT-SAENS: Carnival of the Animals | RIMSKY KORSAKOV: Dance of the Tumblers

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Instrumental Repertory Recital

Instrumental Repertory Recital

Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017 – 2pm | Weill Hall
Tickets $8 | Free to SSU students (use promo code SSUStudent)

Solos and chamber music from the Instrumental Repertory class.

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Faculty Composers Concert

Faculty Composers Concert

Thursday, Mar 2, 2017 – 7:30pm | Schroeder Hall
Tickets $8 | Free to SSU students (use promo code SSUStudent)

Composition Professor Thom Limbert curates an evening of experimental music, klezmer, jazz and even a world premiere! Performers include composer/bassist Ben Allison and Think Free; the SSU Faculty Woodwind Quintet; Kristie Janczyk, piano and Matthew Vincent, violin; and members of Pulsoptional Band of Composers – Thom Limbert, John Mayrose and Drew Whiting.

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Jazz Combo Concert

Jazz Combo Concert

Friday, Mar 3, 2017 – 7:30pm | Schroeder Hall
Tickets $8 | Free to SSU students (use promo code SSUStudent)

Featured guests to include composer/bassist Ben Allison and his group, Think Free.

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Vocal Repertory Recital

Vocal Repertory Recital

Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017 – 2pm | Weill Hall
Tickets $8 | Free to SSU students (use promo code SSUStudent)

Vocal soloists from the Vocal Repertory class.

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Jazz Orchestra

Jazz Orchestra

Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017 – 7:30pm | Weill Hall
Tickets $8 | Free to SSU students (use promo code SSUStudent)

Doug Leibinger, director
Phil Doyle, guest saxophonist

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5th Annual Wind Band & Orchestra Festival

5th Annual Wind Band & Orchestra Festival

Thu-Fri, Mar 9-10, 2017 – 8am-10am | Weill Hall
Free | Parking charge $5

The two-day Sonoma Invitational High School Band and Orchestra Festival gives 30 high school ensembles and their directors the chance to perform in Weill Hall and receive comments from nationally known band and orchestra directors. Public performances by the ensembles will begin every half hour from 9:00 am until 6:00 pm. Hosted by Dr. Andy Collinsworth, director of bands and music education.

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SSU Symphonic Wind Ensemble

SSU Symphonic Wind Ensemble

Thu-Fri, Mar 9-10, 2017 – 1pm | Weill Hall
Free | Parking charge $5

Andy Collinsworth, conductor
Laura Reynolds, oboe soloist

Free concert by SSU Symphonic Wind Ensemble with guest soloist Laura Reynolds, oboe.

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Concerto Competition

Concerto Competition

Thursday, March 23, 2017 – 7:30pm | Schroeder Hall
Tickets $8 | Free to SSU students (use promo code SSUStudent)

The winner(s) of the 2nd Annual Sonoma State Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition will perform in concert with the Sonoma State Symphony Orchestra during the 2017-2018 concert season. Competition judges will include SSU orchestra director Alexander Kahn and a panel of guest judges.
The competition is open to SSU music majors, music minors and all registered members of SSU Department of Music ensembles. Applications are due Monday, Feb. 20. Click here for full competition details or contact Dr. Kahn.

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