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Spring 2015 Events

Final Exams

  • Wednesday, December 10-Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Winter Session 2015

  • Friday, January 2-Friday, January 16, 2015

First Day of Spring Semester Classes

  • Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Guest Artist Recital

Nadia Shpachenko-Gottesman, piano

  • Wednesday, January 28, 2015
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

An Evening of Tibetan Singing Bowls

Carolyn Bremer, director

  • Friday, January 30, 2015
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets FREE

Guest Artist Recital: The Piano Music of George Crumb

Jeffrey Jacob, piano

  • Wednesday, February 4, 2015
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

University Symphony Orchestra

Johannes Müller-Stosch, conductor

  • Friday, February 6, 2015
  • 8:00pm
  • Carpenter Performing Arts Center
  • Tickets $15/10

Faculty Artist Recital

Rob Frear, trumpet & Dave Gerhart, percussion

  • Sunday, February 8, 2015
  • 4:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

Faculty Chamber Music

  • Monday, February 9, 2015
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

Guest Artist Recital

Mobius Ensemble

  • Wednesday, February 11, 2015
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

The Beach Café

Jonathan Talberg, director

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. Dessert and coffee are provided by the generosity of the Long Beach Starbucks stores.

  • Friday, February 13, 2015
    Saturday, February 14, 2014
  • 7:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10

Composers’ Studio

Alan Shockley, director

  • Monday, February 16, 2015
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

Guest Artist Recital

Argus String Quartet

  • Friday, February 20, 2015
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets FREE

Faculty Artist Recital

Craig Richey, piano

  • Sunday, February 22, 2015
  • 4:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

New Music Ensemble

Alan Shockley, director

  • Monday, February 23, 2015
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

The Music Guild

Piano Trio Celeste

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, February 24, 2015
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets call (310) 558-3500

Faculty Artist Recital

David Garrett, cello

  • Tuesday, March 3, 2015
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

Woodwind Chamber Music

John Barcellona, director

  • Wednesday, March 4, 2015
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

Wind Symphony & Symphonic Band

John Carnahan and Jermie Arnold, conductors

  • Thursday, March 5, 2015
  • 8:00pm
  • Carpenter Performing Arts Center
  • Tickets $10/7

University Symphony Orchestra

Johannes Müller-Stosch, conductor

  • Friday, March 6, 2015
  • 8:00pm
  • Carpenter Performing Arts Center
  • Tickets $15/10

Concert Jazz Orchestra & Studio Jazz Band

Jeff Jarvis, director

  • Sunday, March 8, 2015
  • 4:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

The Music Guild

Henschel String Quartet

  • Tuesday, March 10, 2015
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets call (310) 558-3500

Concert Band

Jermie Arnold, conductor

  • Thursday, March 12, 2015
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

World Percussion Concert

Dave Gerhart, Eric Hartwell, and Neili Sutker, directors

  • Friday, March 13, 2015
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

Alumni Recital

Nathan Stark, voice

Praised by the Washington Post as having a voice of "unearthly power," Nathan Stark from Hughson, California has performed on operatic, concert and recital stages throughout the United States, Europe and China.

His 2014-15 season currently includes Mustafa in L’italiana in Algeri with Opera San José, Monterone in Rigoletto with Atlanta Opera, Sparafucile in Rigoletto in a return to Opera in the Heights, bass soloist in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 and Choral Fantasy with Canton Symphony Orchestra, and singing in recital at El Camino College…

  • Saturday, March 14, 2015
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

Facutly Artist Recital, The Orpheus Duo

Mark Uranker and Althea Waites, piano

  • Sunday, March 15, 2015
  • 4:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

Men’s, Women’s, and ’49er Choruses

Brian Dokko, Regan MacNay, and Jonathan Talberg, conductors

Celebrate the beginning of Spring with a wonderful concert by our ’town and gown’ ensembles. Made up of students, faculty and alumni from throughout the University, our Men’s, Women’s and ’49er Choruses celebrate the beauty of community and joy of singing in this special St. Patrick’s Day Concert.

  • Tuesday, March 17, 2015
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

Chamber Choir & University Choir with special guests, The University of Washington Chamber Choir, present: "Legacy and Friendship"

Geoffrey Boers, Olga Spriggs, and Jonathan Talberg, conductors

This special concert features selections chosen by alumni of the Choral Studies program over the last 65 years. Repertoire includes the "Hymn to St. Cecilia" of Benjamin Britten, "Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen" by Johannes Brahms, and classic repertoire by Morten Lauridsen, Frank Pooler, and Egil Hovland. This concert will sell out; buy your tickets early!

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

Percussion Ensemble

Ted Atkatz, director

  • Thursday, March 26, 2015
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

University Symphony Orchestra

Johannes Müller-Stosch, conductor

  • Friday, March 27, 2015
  • 8:00pm
  • Carpenter Performing Arts Center
  • Tickets $15/10

Composers’ Guild, Snapshots

Southern California Brass Consortium

  • Tuesday, April 7, 2015
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets FREE

Donizetti’s Elixir of Love

Johannes Müller-Stosch, conductor, Andrew Chown, director

  • Friday, April 10, 2015 @ 8:00pm
    Saturday, April 11, 2015 @ 2:00pm/8:00pm
    Sunday, April 12, 2015 @ 2:00pm
  • University Theatre
  • Tickets $25/15 (Students Only)

Saxophone Ensemble

Jay Mason, director

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

Multi-Piano Extravaganza: 10th Anniversary

Shun-Lin Chou, director

  • Saturday, April 11, 2015
  • 4:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $15/10

New Music Ensemble

Alan Shockley, director

  • Monday, April 13, 2015
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

Percussion Chamber featuring the University Percussion Group

Ted Atkatz, director

  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

Woodwind Chamber Music

John Barcellona, director

  • Wednesday, April 15, 2015
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

String Chamber Music

Joon Sung Jun, director

  • Thursday, April 16, 2015
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

Laptop Ensemble

Martin Herman, director

  • Friday, April 17, 2015
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

Piano Showcase

Shun-Lin Chou, director

  • Saturday, April 18, 2015
  • 4:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

Brass Ensemble & Chamber Music

Rob Frear, director

  • Sunday, April 19, 2015
  • 4:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/FREE

Collegium Musicum

Mark Alpizar, director

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

The Music Guild

Lark String Quartet

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, April 21, 2015
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets call (310) 558-3500

University String Quartet

Moni Simeonov, director

  • Wednesday, April 22, 2015
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

Combos

Jeff Jarvis, director

  • Wednesday, April 22, 2015
    Thursday, April 23, 2015
  • 8:00pm
  • Nugget Grill & Pub @ CSULB
  • Tickets FREE

Conservatory Brass Quintet

Rob Frear, director

  • Thursday, April 23, 2015
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/FREE

Caribbean Extravaganza

Dave Gerhart, director

  • Friday, April 24, 2015
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

Pacific Standard Time and Jazz & Tonic

Christine Guter, director

  • Saturday, April 25, 2015
  • 4pm/8pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

Concert Jazz Orchestra & Studio Jazz Band

Jeff Jarvis, director

  • Sunday, April 26, 2015
  • 4:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

Composers’ Guild

Alan Shockley, director

  • Monday, April 27, 2015
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets FREE

University Wind Quintet

John Barcellona, director

  • Tuesday, April 28, 2015
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

Piano Plus!

Shun-Lin Chou, director

  • Wednesday, April 29, 2015
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

Wind Symphony & Symphonic Band

John Carnahan and Jermie Arnold, conductors

  • Thursday, April 30, 2015
  • 8:00pm
  • Carpenter Performing Arts Center
  • Tickets $10/7

Celebrating Music: Mozart’s Mass in C minor & Ralph Vaughan Williams’ The Lark Ascending, Professor Moni Simeonov, violin

Jonathan Talberg and Johannes Müller-Stosch conductors

  • Saturday, May 2, 2015
  • 8:00pm
  • Carpenter Performing Arts Center
  • Tickets $15/10

Jazz Lab Band

Jeff Jarvis, director

  • Sunday, May 3, 2015
  • 4:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

Women’s and Men’s Choruses

Jonathan Talberg and Stacey Oh, conductors

  • Monday, May 4, 2015
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

Concert Band

Jermie Arnold, conductor

  • Tuesday, May 5, 2015
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets $10/7

The Music Guild

Lafayette String Quartet

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, May 19, 2015
  • 8:00pm
  • Daniel Recital Hall
  • Tickets call (310) 558-3500

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