The Bob Cole Conservatory will continue to hold public performances as we are able. For information about current policies regarding attending a performance during the time of COVID, please read the Performance Attendance FAQ (opens in a new window).
The unique challenges presented this semester may force alterations to or cancellations of events in this calendar, so please check back here frequently—even up to the day of the concert—for the most current information.
We appreciate your patronage and your patience, and we look forward to seeing you at one of our events!
Join us for our wonderful Coffee House Cabaret, where our students shine in all types of music. From Musical Theatre to Jazz, from Opera to Rock ‘n’ Roll, you never know what you’ll get at the Beach Café.
Friday, September 16, 2022 Saturday, September 17, 2022
The Bob Cole Conservatory of Music is proud to present the first wind band concert of our 2022-23 season. Introducing the Interim Associate Director of Bands, Ricardo J. Espinosa, the Symphonic Band presents a diverse and powerful program culminating in the emblematic Mexican showpiece, "Huapango de Moncayo." Opening with the glorious "Alleluia! Laudamus Te," by Alfred Reed, the Symphonic Band will delight concert-goers of all generations.
Next comes the internationally renowned CSULB Wind Symphony, under the baton of the newly appointed Director of Bands, Jermie Arnold. The premiere large ensemble on campus, the Wind Symphony will delight audiences with the classic "Symphony for Band" by Vincent Persichetti, move them with the passion of Frank Ticheli’s, "Rest" and center their program on the amazing contemporary piece, "Rivers of Air," by Jake Runestad. This will not be a concert to miss!
CSULB’s University Choir and Bob Cole Chamber Choir proudly present CHORAL:Art, an evening of great singing paired with images from the visual arts. With music by familiar names like Johann Sebastian Bach, Maurice Duruflé and Randall Thompson as well as new music by living composers Jocelyn Hagen, Patrick Vu, Saunder Choi, and Vincente Chavarría (and others) our award winning choirs will showcase the extraordinary range, colors, and emotional impact of the human voice.
Friday, October 21, 2022 Saturday, October 22, 2022
Concert pianist Greg Anderson (of Anderson-Roe piano duo) presents an open masterclass for select BCCM piano performance students.
Wednesday, October 26, 2022
Daniel Recital Hall
Concert Band: Spooktacular! CSULB Concert Band with Long Beach Community Band
Rick Espinosa and Greg Flores, conductors
Following a tradition of many years of wonderful collaboration between the CSULB Concert Band and the Long Beach Community Band, we present Spooktacular! Just in time for Halloween, this program creates a haunting atmosphere guaranteed to excite and spook our audience! The CSULB Concert Band will present such creepy classics as "Nightride" by Robert Sheldon, and "Satiric Dances" by Norman Dello Joio. Get this concert on your calendar!
Professor Daniel P. Horn from Wheaton College, Illinois, performs Richard Danielpour’s Seven Mysteries, a work he premiered in 2021, followed by an open masterclass for select BCCM piano performance students.
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.
Set in the supremely beautiful, 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, the supreme talents of Pacific Handbells, the Southern California Brass Consortium, and, the voices of the CSULB choirs and vocal jazz ensembles!
Saturday, December 3, 2022 @ 4:00pm/8:00pm Sunday, December 4, 2022 @ 4:00pm