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This Week at the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music

This week at the BCCM
April 22-28 Event Information

Friday, April 19
8:00pm Daniel Recital Hall
Tickets $10/FREE
University String Quartet

Moni Simeonov, director.

The University String Quartet will perform Haydn’s String Quartet in C Major; Shostakovich’s Two Pieces for String Quartet; Barber’s String Quartet in B minor; Dvořák’s Piano Quintet No. 2 in A Major and Schubert’s String Quartet No. 10.

University String Quartet.

Saturday, April 20
4:00pm Daniel Recital Hall
Tickets $10/7
Piano Showcase

Shun-Lin Chou, director.

Piano Showcase features outstanding CSULB pianists in solo performances of mostly classics by the great composers from eighteenth to the twentieth centuries.

Piano Showcase.

Saturday, April 20
8:00pm Daniel Recital Hall
Tickets $15/10
Studio Orchestra at BCCM with ChloË Agnew

Robert Martin, director.

The Studio Orchestra is proud to present Irish singing sensation, Chloë Agnew. A singer-songwriter hailing from Dublin, Ireland, Agnew gained fame as one of the original (and youngest) member of the internationally acclaimed singing group, Celtic Woman.

With the Studio Orchestra, Agnew will perform some of her favorites from her time in Celtic Woman, as well a number of new songs of her new EP.

Chloë Agnew.

Monday, April 22
Composers’ Guild

Alan Shockley, director.

Tuesday, April 23
8:00pm Daniel Recital Hall
Tickets $10/7
Collegium Musicum

David Garrett, director.

The Collegium Musicum performs varied ensemble and solo works from the baroque and renaissance eras.

Rameau—Les Indes Galantes
Songs by Lawes, Johnson, and Handel Vivaldi—Concerto for 4 violins
Marcello—Oboe Concerto
Handel—Water Music

Collegium Musicum.

Wednesday, April 24
8:00pm Daniel Recital Hall
Tickets $10/7
Guest Artist Recital: Aperture Duo

Adrianne Pope, violin & Linnea Powell, viola.

Aperture Duo curates fearless programs that explore new sounds, voices, and techniques through the lens of violin and viola chamber music. Lauded for their “precision and interpretation” along with their “distinct sense of unity and independence” (, Los Angeles-based Aperture Duo was founded in 2015 by violinist Adrianne Pope and violist Linnea Powell.

Aperture Duo.

Thursday, April 25
8:00pm Nugget Grill & Pub
Tickets FREE
Jazz Combo Night #2

Jimmy Emerzian, director.

Every semester we host two combo nights at the Nugget Grill & Pub on the upper campus. Three combos are featured at each combo night and the event is always very popular. The smaller jazz groups allow improvisers to stretch out more than in big band settings. Typically the programs feature student arrangements and compositions, as well as their unique renditions of historically relevant small group material.

Jazz Combos.

Thursday, April 25
8:00pm Daniel Recital Hall
Tickets $10/7
University Wind Quintet

John Carnahan, director.

Under the direction of John Carnahan, the University Wind Quintet will perform works by Valerie Coleman, John Clark, Giulio Briccialdi, Carl Nielsen, and Jeff Scott.

University Wind Quintet.

Friday, April 26
8:00pm Los Altos United Methodist Church |
Tickets $10/7

John Alexander and the Bob Cole Chamber Choir

John Alexander, conductor.

The Bob Cole Chamber Choir is thrilled to present an evening with guest conductor and renowned educator, John Alexander. An acclaimed choral visionary, Alexander has been a bulwark of the Southern California choral scene through his performance, teaching, advocacy and leadership. His legacy includes conducting the Pacific Chorale for 45 seasons, directing the professional ensemble The John Alexander Singers, serving as the former president of Chorus America and teaching for many years at both Cal State Northridge and Cal State Fullerton.

Come join one of the finest collegiate choirs in the US for an extraordinary program of music by Bach, Penderecki, Paulus, Ticheli, Barber and more.

John Alexander.

Friday, April 26
Caribbean Extravaganza

Dave Gerhart, director.

Saturday, April 27
8:00pm Daniel Recital Hall
Tickets $10/7
Piano Con Brio!

Althea Waites and Shun-Lin Chou, directors.

A collaborative concert presented by select students from the Piano Accompanying, Piano Ensemble, and the Piano Chamber Music classes. This varied concert features classic repertoire from classical to modern eras.

Piano Con Brio

Saturday, April 27
8:00pm Los Altos United Methodist Church |
Tickets $10/7

Hope For Resolution
Choral Concert

University Choir, Bel Canto, and Forty-Niner Chorus present: Hope For Resolution.

Joshua Palkki, Matthew Lyon Hazzard, and Brian Dokko, conductors.


Sunday, April 28
4:00pm Daniel Recital Hall
Tickets $10/7
Concert Jazz Orchestra
& Studio Jazz Band

Jeff Jarvis, director.

The BCCM jazz studies program proudly presents its final campus concert of the 2018-2019 COncert Jazz Orchestra and Studio Jazz Band. These exciting groups will present a stylistically diverse and entertaining program of classic and cutting-edge music for large jazz ensemble. You’ll hear music by Thad Jones, Charlie Richard, Joey Sellers, Fred Sturm, Matt Harris and more. The Concert Jazz Orchestra will also joined by special guest vocalist Bailey Grogan on a beautiful original composition by Tom Garling. We’ll bid farewell to our graduating undergraduate and graduate band members and Coralie Prince will present the John Prince Memorial Award to a leading jazz major who has excelled in the traditions established when Prince started our jazz program back in the 1970s.


Sunday, April 28
8:00pm Daniel Recital Hall
Tickets $10/7
Faculty Artist Recital
David Garrett & Friends

David Garrett, cello and friends.

Cellist David Garrett performs music from the 1920s with guest artists Junko Ueno Garrett—piano, Stacy Wetzel—violin, and Minor Wetzel—viola.

Respighi—Adagio con variazioni
Fauré—Sonata No. 2, Op. 117
Ysaÿe—Sonata for solo cello, Op. 28
Hindemith—String Trio No. 1, Op. 34

David Garrett and Friends.

Upcoming BCCM Spring 2019 Events

  • Tuesday, April 30, 2019:
    Concert Band Robert Martin and Tyler Kimball, conductors 7:00pm Daniel Recital Hall Tickets $10/7
  • Wednesday, May 1, 2019:
    Laptop Ensemble, Martin Herman, director 8:00pm Daniel Recital Hall Tickets $10/7
  • Thursday, May 2, 2019:
    Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band, John Carnahan and Jermie Arnold, conductors 8:00pm Daniel Recital Hall Tickets $10/7
  • Friday, May 3, 2019:
    Piano Plus!, Craig Richey, director 8:00pm Daniel Recital Hall Tickets $10/7
  • Saturday, May 4, 2019:
    Celebrating Music Mahler: Symphony No. 2, C minor "Resurrection" 8:00pm Carpenter Performing Arts Center Tickets $15/10
  • Sunday, May 5, 2019:
    Jazz Lab Band & Corner Pocket, Jeff Jarvis and Jonny Arenas, directors 4:00pm Daniel Recital Hall Tickets $10/7

For more events, please visit our Events Page at the BCCM website.

Direct links to purchase Tickets are available by clicking on the price of the event listed above. Tickets for all events can also be purchased online at the Ticket Office or by calling 562-985-7000.

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