Bob Cole Conservatory of Music

Musical Theatre

The Voice area at the Bob Cole Conservatory provides ample opportunity for the devotee of American Musical Theatre. Students who major in Vocal Performance, Choral Education, or Theatre may audition for shows produced by the Conservatory and the Department of Theatre Arts.

The Bob Cole Chamber Choir performs One Day More from Les Misérables at Beach Café.

The Voice area presents a The Beach Café every semester, and frequent masterclasses allow the budding musical theatre performer the opportunity for mock auditions, feedback from professional musical theatre performers, and significant performance experience.

CSULB's Dance Department is ranked nationally in the top ten; voice students are encouraged to develop their dance experience in the University's state-of-the-art dance facility, which is located directly adjacent to the Conservatory.

Selected Repertoire

Recent CSULB full productions include The Last Five Years, Spring Awakening, Assassins, Into the Woods, Closer than Ever and Side by Side by Sondheim. Concert performances have included works from Carousel, Rent, Les Misérables, Merrily We Roll Along, Camelot, Working , and many others.

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Pacific Standard Time & Jazz and Tonic

Christine Guter and Loren Battley, directors

Join us for an exciting evening of music, hosted by our award-winning, internationally acclaimed vocal jazz program! The groups will be performing newly commissioned works by Rosana Eckert and Paris Rutherford, as well as pieces by Duke Ellington, Stevie Wonder, Joe Henderson, The New York Voices, Frank Foster, Bobby McFerrin, and many more. You’re sure to enjoy this uplifting, energetic, and joyful performance!

  • Friday, November 20, 2015
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

Opera Scenes

Brian Farrell, director

In our second fall Opera offering, the younger singers present an evening of favorite operatic arias and ensembles.

  • Saturday, November 21, 2015
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

Winter Festival Concert

Jonathan Talberg, Olga Spriggs, Christine Guter, Brian Dokko, Stacy Oh, and Regan MacNay, conductors

More than 200 singers ring in the holidays with favorite carols, songs, and classical works in Long Beach’s greatest Winter extravaganza. Set in the historic sanctuary of First Congregational Church of Long Beach, this traditional concert has thrilled audiences for over five decades! Enjoy the majesty of the great Möller organ, handbells, vocal jazz, and, of course the combined voices of all seven CSULB choirs!

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