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Fall 2018 Events

Summer Session I

6-Week Session

For more information, please visit the CSULB Summer Sessions website.

  • Tuesday, May 29–Friday, July 6, 2018

Summer Session (Full)

12-Week Session

For more information, please visit the CSULB Summer Sessions website.

  • Tuesday, May 29–Friday, August 17, 2018

Independence Day

Campus closed.

  • Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Summer Session III

6-Week Session

For more information, please visit the CSULB Summer Sessions website.

  • Monday, July 9-Friday, August 17, 2018

Fall 2018 Semester

First Day of Classes

  • Monday, August 27, 2018

Faculty Artist Recital

Mark Uranker, piano

Faculty Artist Mark Uranker will give a piano recital as a benefit for the Silent Movie Ensemble. Works include Messiaen’s spectacular meditation on the desolation and power of the sea. Guest artists join in for a romp through the world of dinosaurs!

  • Beethoven—Sonata, Op. 10/2
  • Chopin—Barcarolle, Op. 60 & Mazurkas, Op. 59
  • Messiaen—Le courlis cendré
  • Zamecnik—The Lost World

  • Friday, September 7, 2018
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets FREE

The Beach Café goes Broadway

Jonathan Talberg, director

Join the Chamber Choir, University Choir, live band and fantastic performers from the Conservatory and Theatre Arts for a 90-minute show featuring beloved music from the Broadway tradition. With songs from shows like West Side Story, Fiddler on the Roof, Les Misérables and Hamilton, you are sure to be entertained in this high-energy review. The Bob Cole Conservatory is thrilled to welcome Joanne Gordon, former chair of the Theatre Arts department, to direct. Conducted by Jonathan Talberg, with additional musical direction by Jarod Sheahan and Joshua Palkki.

  • Friday, September 14, 2018
    Saturday, September 15, 2018
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10 Friday / Saturday

Bob Cole Conservatory Symphony

Johannes Müller Stosch, conductor

  • Gershwin: An American in Paris
  • Elgar: Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85
    [Ji Sun Jung, violoncello—Winner of the instrumental concerto competition]
  • Respighi: Pines of Rome

  • Wednesday, September 19, 2018
  • 8:00pm
  • Carpenter Performing Arts Center
  • Tickets $15/10

Faculty Artist Recital

David Garrett, cello

Faculty cellist David Garrett presents musical suites from 3 centuries. The program centers around Bach’s Suite No. 1 for solo cello and features three 20th-century suites inspired by Bach, plus a suite for viola da gamba showing the tradition that Bach inherited.

  • Le Sieur de Machy—Suite No. 1 from Pieces de Violle (1685)
  • Johann Sebastian Bach—Suite No. 1 in G major, BWV 1007
  • Ernest Bloch—Suite No. 1 for Violoncello Solo (1956)
  • Max Reger—Suite No. 1 in G major, Op. 131c
  • Gaspar Cassadó—Suite (1926)

  • Thursday, September 20, 2018
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

Silent Movie Ensemble presents: The Lost World

Luke Hannington, director

More fun than a barrel of lizards! Silent-movie lovers, live-music fans, and dinosaur-adorers of all ages are coming together to create an old-meets-new immersive movie experience.

This presentation of The Lost World features:

  • • a hugely entertaining dinosaur movie from 1925.
  • • a dynamic score played-to-picture by 16-piece band.
  • • live foley sound effects that use everyday objects like fruit, balloons, and bits of hardware to create everything from the crackle of a campfire to the roar of a vengeful triceratops.
  • • the audience contributes their own sounds too, including crowd murmurs, the shouts of an angry mob, and the bustle of London’s city streets.

The Silent Movie Ensemble is proud to bring this fun, communal, immersive, family-friendly experience to the Daniel Recital Hall.

  • Saturday, September 22, 2018
  • 7:00pm
  • Choral Room UMC-A301 ***Note venue change
  • Tickets $10/7

Faculty Artist Recital

Jay Mason, woodwinds

Faculty Artist Jay Mason will give a recital featuring all woodwinds, in a variety of styles and settings. Several guest artists will be featured, including a saxophone quartet and jazz combo.

  • Fauré—Fantasie Op. 79
  • Horowitz—Sonatina for Clarinet and Piano, Mvt. III
  • Barber—Canzonetta for Oboe & String Orchestra
  • Rodgers—Lessons of the Sky for Soprano Saxophone and Piano
  • Marshall—Goldrush Suite for Saxophone Quartet
  • Jones—3 in 1

  • Sunday, September 23, 2018
  • 4:00pm
  • Choral Room UMC-A301 ***Note venue change
  • Tickets $10/7

Woodwind Chamber

Helen Goode-Castro, director

An evening of woodwind music including performances by the University Wind Quintet, Conservatory Flute Choir, and the Clarinet Choir.

This concert will feature works by Friedrich Kuhlau, François Devienne, Eugene Bozza, Jean Françaix, Maurice Ravel, Johannes Brahms, and Ludwig van Beethoven.

  • Tuesday, September 25, 2018
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

New Music Ensemble

Alan Shockley, director

Join the CSULB New Music Ensemble as the ensemble presents a memorial to composer Carolyn Bremer with a performance of her work For the Earth and the Wandering Moon, as well as the simple beauty of Arvo Pärt’s For Alina, and a poetic/meditative work by Karlheinz Stockhausen.

  • Tuesday, October 2, 2018
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

Guest Artist Masterclass

Vitali Gavrouc, piano

More info here.

  • Wednesday, October 3, 2018
  • 3:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets FREE

Guest Artist Recital

Vitali Gavrouc, piano

More info here.

  • Thursday, October 4, 2018
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

Faculty Artist Recital

Rob Frear, trumpet with Clara Cheng Stosch, piano

Works by Charles Dodge, Marcel Bitsch, Charles Reskin and Rob Frear.

Bob Cole Conservatory Showcase

An Arts for Life Event

Bob Cole Conservatory Symphony

Johannes Müller Stosch, conductor

  • Mozart: Magic Flute Overture
    [David Scott, graduate conductor]
  • Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op. 68 "Pastorale"
  • Smetana: Vysehrad (The High Castle) from Ma Vlast
  • Smetana: Vltava (The Moldau) from Ma Vlast

Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band

John Carnahan and Jermie Arnold, conductors

  • Thursday, October 11, 2018
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

Faculty Artist Recital

John Buffett, baritone

John Buffett, baritone and Guk-Hui Han, piano present: An evening of Song: love, loss, war and remembrance explored through Schubert and Ives, including beloved repertoire like Erlkönig, Du Bist die Ruh, In Flanders Fields, Circus Band, and Memories.

  • Friday, October 12, 2018
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

Faculty Artist Recital***Cancelled

Johannes Müller Stosch, organ & friends with BCCM Alumni

Concert Jazz Orchestra & Studio Jazz Band

Jeff Jarvis, director

Big band lovers won’t want to miss the inaugural jazz concert of the 2018-2019 season featuring the Concert Jazz Orchestra and Studio Jazz Band. Two-thirds of the musicians in both bands graduated last spring, so you’ll see lots of new faces and hear the infusion of new talent in our instrumental jazz program. We’ve prepared an eclectic and exciting mix of cutting-edge and classic big band repertoire by Thad Jones, George Stone, Mike Tomaro, Eric Richards, Chick Corea and others. We hope you will join us for an afternoon of "Jazz at the Beach."

  • Sunday, October 14, 2018
  • 4:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

Guest Artist Recital

Young Hyun Cho, piano

More info here.

  • Tuesday, October 16, 2018
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

Guest Artist Masterclass

Young Hyun Cho, piano

More info here.

  • Wednesday, October 17, 2018
  • 3:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets FREE

Composers’ Guild

Alan Shockley, director

The Composers’ Guild will perform works solely by BCCM composers. Works for this evening include: Nocturne in Solitude: Valor—Jeffrey Plett, The Day the World Almost Ended—Stephen Tontz, and Orange-Brown-White: Movement 1, Orange—Cameron Johnston.

  • Thursday, October 18, 2018
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets FREE

Chamber and University Choirs
Sea Change: Choral Music about Water

Jonathan Talberg and Joshua Palkki, conductors

The intangible nature of water has fascinated and inspired poets for centuries. The musicians of the CSULB University Choir and Bob Cole Chamber Choir are excited to present an evening of some of these settings. Featured works include You Carry Oceans Within—Paul John Rudoi, But a Flint Holds Fire—Andrea Ramsey, Hymne au Soleil—Lily Boulanger, and a newly commissioned work by CSULB graduate student Matthew Lyon Hazzard.

Chamber and University Choirs
Sea Change: Choral Music about Water ***SOLD OUT! October 20 still available***

Jonathan Talberg and Joshua Palkki, conductors

Experience the acoustic capabilities of the Great Hall like never before when the University and Chamber Choirs from CSULB’s Bob Cole Conservatory of Music present “Sea Change: Choral Music about Water" at the Aquarium of the Pacific. Featuring 100 singers and various instrumentalists, the Choirs will perform a program of water-themed music with the Aquarium’s Honda Blue Cavern exhibit as the backdrop. Featured works include You Carry Oceans Within—Paul John Rudoi, Water Night—Eric Whitacre, Hymne au Soleil—Lily Boulanger, and a newly commissioned work, The Ocean Between Us, by CSULB graduate student Matthew Lyon Hazzard.

Faculty Artist Recital

James Barrera, saxophone

James Barrera, saxophone with Hannah Charbonneau, piano and guest artist Christopher Charbonneau, saxophone. Works include: Sonata for Alto Saxophone, Op. 19—Paul Creston; Mai—Ryo Noda; Sonata in D Minor, Op. 5 No. 12 ‘La Folia’—Arcangelo Corelli; Caravan—Tanya Anisimova; and Incandescence—Ida Gotkovsky.

  • Sunday, October 21, 2018
  • 4:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

Guest Artist Recital

Satoko Inoue: New Japanese Piano Music

International pianist Satoko Inoue will perform Japanese New Music piano works by contemporary Japanese composers.

Works include: Rain Tree Sketch 1—Toru Takemitsu, Trivial trigger makes ... #1 for prepared piano—Kazuo Nakano, On A Winter Day—Toshiya Watanabe, Ryouka for prepared piano—Keitaro Takahashi, Music for Piano 1—Sesshu Kai, Meletan—Yuji Itoh, and Interlude—Jo Kondo.

  • Monday, October 22, 2018
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

The Music Guild

Piano Trio Tuscany

The Music Guild is one of the oldest, continuous classical music performers west of the Mississippi. Featuring world-renowned ensembles, including the best new ensembles in Los Angeles and Orange County, The Music Guild is the first nonprofit chamber music organization to both produce concerts for and provide instruments to inner-city grammar schools and Los Angeles area Charter Schools.

More information about the Guild and its mission: themusicguild.org

  • Tuesday, October 23, 2018
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets call (310) 558-3500

Concert Band: Spooktacular

Jermie Arnold, conductor

Spooktacular is an annual family-friendly event featuring a Costume Contest beginning at 6:30pm and a Halloween Concert from 7:00-8:00pm.

Fall Choral Concert: Bel Canto, Cantus, & Forty-Niner Chorus

Matthew Hazzard, Amanda Mitton, and Brian Dokko, conductors

Join Bel Canto, Cantus, and Forty-Niner Chorus for an enchanted evening of classical and contemporary choir music featuring works by Whitacre, Mendelssohn, Meader, and a combined finale featuring Shenandoah and Down By The Riverside.

  • Friday, October 26, 2018
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

George & Beverly August Piano Competition

Final Round

More info here.

  • Sunday, October 28, 2018
  • 3:30pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets FREE

Guest Artist Recital***Cancelled

Sarah Cahill: New Music for Piano

  • Sunday, October 28, 2018
  • 7:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets FREE

University Wind Quintet and Brass Quintet

John Carnahan and Rob Frear, directors

Join the University’s premier wind chamber groups for an evening of beautiful and challenging works spanning six centuries.

University Brass Ensemble and Brass Chamber Music

Rob Frear, Theresa Bickler and Tatiana Giesler, directors

Graduate assistants Theresa Bickler and Tatiana Giesler lead their outstanding cohort of undergraduate brass players in an evening of Chamber Music featuring some of the finest young students in the country. The groups will explore music from the Renaissance to jazz and everything in between in a delightfully crafted program. Then the University Brass Ensemble will take the stage with with a charming transcription of George Gershwin’s "Three Preludes" and "Six Settings for Brass," a new work by film composer Ron Goldstein. Brian Balmages’ powerful "Symphony No. 1 for Brass" will bring the concert to a resounding close.

Faculty Artist Recital

John Barcellona, flute

Flute through the Ages with the Caliendo Trio, performing works by Chopin, Clark, Telemann, Weber, Zyman, and more.

  • Friday, November 2, 2018
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

The Opera Institute presents: Opera Masterpieces

David Anglin, director

Please join us for our annual staged and costumed program of favorites from the opera repertoire. We will feature scenes from Mozart’s Così fan tutte, Le nozze di Figaro and Idomeneo, Bizet’s Pearlfishers, Massenet’s Werther, Verdi’s Rigoletto, Puccini’s La Rondine and La Bohème, and Richard Strauss’s Der Rosenkavalier.

Suzan Hanson, a frequent and favorite artist with Long Beach Opera, will direct. David Anglin is Music Director. We feature pianists Clara Cheng Stosch and David Anglin.

  • Saturday, November 3, 2018 @ 8:00pm
    Sunday, November 4, 2018 @ 4:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7: Saturday / Sunday

Saxophone Ensemble

Jay Mason, director

The University Saxophone Quartet, the BCCM Saxophone Ensemble and other saxophone ensembles will perform music by Paul Chesnokov, Jeff Driskill, Philip Glass, Claude Debussy, and others.

  • Monday, November 5, 2018
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

University String Chamber

Joon Sung Jun, director

The String Chamber groups will perform works by Dvorak, Shostakovich, and Mendelssohn.

University String Quartet

Moni Simeonov, director

Pacific Standard Time & Jazz And Tonic

Christine Guter and Cynthia Dicken, directors

Jazz & Tonic will sing Bill Holman’s The Opener, Thad Jones’ A Child is Born, James Taylors’s Shed a Little Light and others.

Pacific Standard Time will perform A Song for Bilbao—Pat Metheny, I Don’t Know Enough About You—Peggy Lee, London by Night—Carol Coats, Surrey with the Fringe on Top—Rodgers & Hammerstein, The Best Things Happen While You’re Dancing—Irving Berlin and more.

  • Friday, November 9, 2018
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

Jazz Lab Band & Corner Pocket

Nathan King and Jonny Arenas, directors

The first Jazz Lab Band and Corner Pocket performance of the 2018-2019 academic season will feature a challenging program in a variety of styles and historic settings. The JLB will present charts from Count Basie, Thad Jones, Bob Mintzer, John Fedchock, Gordon Goodwin and Bob Florence. You’ll be treated to the versatility of our jazz ensembles when you hear contemporary jazz orchestra pieces juxtaposed with classic big band repertoire.

  • Saturday, November 10, 2018
  • 4:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

Concert Jazz Orchestra & Studio Jazz Band

Jeff Jarvis, director

The second campus performance of the 2018-2019 academic season will feature the new editions of the Concert Jazz Orchestra and Studio Jazz Band presenting challenging programs in a variety of styles and historic settings. The SJB will present charts from Don Schamber, Gil Evans, and Maria Schneider, and the CJO will perform music by John LaBarbera, Rob McConnell, Dirk Fischer and Bob Florence.

You’ll be treated to the versatility of our jazz ensembles when you hear contemporary jazz orchestra pieces juxtaposed with classic big band repertoire. These two ensembles are full of fine soloists, so you are in for a Sunday afternoon of good jazz when we welcome you to an exciting "Jazz at the Beach" performance here at the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music.

  • Sunday, November 11, 2018
  • 4:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

BCCM Percussion Ensembles

Ted Atkatz, director

The BCCM Percussion Ensemble program will include two pieces by Steve Reich, Music for Pieces of Wood and Nagoya Marimbas. The University Percussion Group will also perform Pillar IV by Andy Akiho.

Collegium Musicum

David Garrett, director

Works from the 16th-18th centuries by Henry Purcell, Domenico Gabrielli, Antonio Vivaldi, George Frideric Handel, Jean-Marie Leclaire, Georg Phillip Telemann, and Willian Byrd will be performed by members of the Collegium with director, David Garrett on harpsichord.

  • Tuesday, November 13, 2018
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

Composers’ Guild Presents: 3-Minute Wonders with C3LA chorus

Alan Shockley, director

The evening’s program includes is a series of miniature new works, each one roughly three minutes long and written specifically for C3LA, the Contemporary Choral Collective of Los Angeles, by members of the CSULB Composers’ Guild.

C3LA is a Los Angeles-based choral collective performing works written exclusively within the last 25 years. C3LA is a unique ensemble dedicated to performing outstanding new choral music, providing a venue for multi-talented singer-composers and singer-conductors to collaborate.

  • Wednesday, November 14, 2018
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets FREE

New Music Ensemble

Alan Shockley, director

The New Music Ensemble will perform two works by Pauline Oliveros: Pebble Music and From Unknown Silences. Also programmed are glint in river’s bed—Alan Shockley, Pale As Centuries—Sarah Kirkland Snider and, Apartment House Exercise—Christian Wolff.

  • Friday, November 16, 2018
  • 6:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

FUSION: Orchestra and Dance

Johannes Müller Stosch, conductor

  • Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 37: I. Allegro con brio
  • Mahler: Symphony No. 5 in C-Sharp, Adagietto
  • Anna Thorvaldsdottir: Aeriality
  • Vivaldi: Gloria in D, RV589
    [with Chamber Choir]

  • Friday, November 16, 2018
    Saturday, November 17, 2018
  • 8:00pm
  • Carpenter Performing Arts Center
  • Tickets $25/20* Friday / Saturday *Students: stop by the Arts Ticket Office at 6200 Atherton St. (next to CPAC) to receive your student discount.

Opera Scenes

Brian Farrell, director

Opera Scenes will feature Emily Booth as Olympia from Tales of Hoffman (who will be singing a high Ab above high C!) and a scene from "country" opera Susannah among others.

  • Saturday, November 17, 2018
  • 2:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

Piano Showcase

Shun-Lin Chou, director

Featuring outstanding CSULB pianists in solo performances of mostly classics by the great composers from eighteenth to the twentieth centuries. Program includes works by Chopin, Liszt, Bartok and Kavalevsky.

  • Sunday, November 18, 2018
  • 4:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

Piano Plus!

Shun-Lin Chou, director

A chamber concert featuring mostly duos from the classical repertoire performed by Bob Cole Conservatory piano students in collaboration with instrumentalists and vocalists.

  • Monday, November 26, 2018
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

Woodwind Chamber Music

Helen Goode-Castro

An evening of woodwind duets, trios, and quartets that will include music by Malcolm Arnold, Joseph Haydn, Kasper Kummer, Jacques Ibert, Jean Français, Camille Saint Saëns, and others.

The Conservatory Flute Choir will play Mr. Sanchez by Peter Senchuck and the Conservatory Clarinet Choir will perform John Williams Fantasy Medley by Charles Fernandez.

  • Tuesday, November 27, 2018
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

Laptop Ensemble

Martin Herman, director

The Laptop Ensemble features a collection of composer/performer/sound artists who explore and explode the boundaries between contemporary sound art, computer music and interactive technologies. The ensemble brings together performers, composers, and artists across disciplines in experimental sound practices and cross-disciplinary projects and concerts.

  • Wednesday, November 28, 2018
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

Piano con Brio!

Althea Waites, director

A collaborative concert featuring select Bob Cole Conservatory pianists and instrumentalists in duos, chamber ensembles, with an emphasis on piano duets and duos from the classical repertoire.

  • Thursday, November 29, 2018
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

Caribbean Holiday Celebration***Cancelled

Dave Gerhart, director

  • Friday, November 30, 2018
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $15/10 $5 for children under 10

Winter Festival Concert

Brian Dokko, Matthew Hazzard, Amanda Mitton, Joshua Palkki, Christine Guter, Cynthia Dicken and Jonathan Talberg, conductors

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, the supreme talents of Pacific Handbells, some of CSULB’s finest string players, and, of course, the combined 200 voices of the CSULB choirs!

Orchestra at The Beach

Erin Hobbs Reichert, director

Orchestra at The Beach will celebrate the season with cheer! Works include Concert Suite from The Polar Express—Silvestri & Ballard, A Festive Fanfare—Balmages, and both The Typewriter and Sleigh Ride by Leroy Anderson. The program also includes music by Haydn, Mozart, and Grieg.

  • Monday, December 3, 2018
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

The Music Guild

The Music Guild is one of the oldest, continuous classical music performers west of the Mississippi. Featuring world-renowned ensembles, including the best new ensembles in Los Angeles and Orange County, The Music Guild is the first nonprofit chamber music organization to both produce concerts for and provide instruments to inner-city grammar schools and Los Angeles area Charter Schools.

More information about the Guild and its mission: themusicguild.org

  • Tuesday, December 4, 2018
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets call (310) 558-3500

Faculty Artist Recital

Moni Simeonov, violin
Clara Cheng Stosch, piano

Our director of Strings, Moni Simoenov, will play works by Bach, Respeghi, Adams, and Panco Valdigerov.

Concert Band w/Hughes Middle School Orchestra

Jermie Arnold and Kendra Clements, directors

The Concert Band program includes Dreidel Dance—Robert Thurston, Minor Alterations—David Lovrien, Russsian Christmas Music—Alfred Reed, and Sleigh Ride—Leroy Andersen.

Hughes Middle School Band will perform Carol of the Bells/Greensleeves, Fantasia on an Original Theme, and Eine Kleine Bell Musik.

  • Thursday, December 6, 2018
  • 7:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

World Percussion Concert

Eric Hartwell and John Mezzano, directors

The World Percussion Group will perform music from Ghana, Togo, and Nigera which includes circle dance, healing ceremonial dance, and the dance of war.

Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band

John Carnahan and Jermie Arnold, conductors

The Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band will round out the semester with an evening of classic and contemporary symphonic and band music from the 19th- to the 21st centuries.

This diverse program features works by Timothy Mahr, Gustav Holst, Jan Van der Roost, Frederick Speck, Eric Whitacre, Josheph Turrin, Vincent Persichetti, Jurriaan Andriessen, Paul Dooley, and Ira Hearshen.

  • Monday, December 10, 2018
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

Winter Session I

(online only)

More info at the CSULB Winter Sessions website.

  • December 20, 2018—January 18, 2019

Winter Session II

(on campus & online)

More info at the CSULB Winter Sessions website.

  • January 2, 2019—January 18, 2019

Bob Cole Honors Festival

The Bob Cole Honors Festival provides a unique opportunity for High School students from grades 10-12 to interact and collaborate with guest solo artists, composers, and conductors. Festival participants will receive section coaching and masterclasses from the invited artists and other festival faculty.

More information at the Honors Festival page.

  • January 4-6, 2019

First Day of Spring Semester Classes

  • Monday, January 22, 2018

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