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Spring 2013

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Rent Party

Wednesday, February 27 at 7:30 p.m.
Harlen Adams Theatre

Rent Party

Join us in this homage to the parties staged by Harlemites in the ‘20s and ‘30s to raise donations to pay their rent. Dress up as your favorite figure from the era, have dinner, do a little dancing and help support a worthy cause. For more information, please call 530.898.5151. Suggested donation at the door: $5.

Honoring Alfred Loeffler: New Music Symposium

Thursday, February 28 & Friday, March 1
Both concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. in Rowland-Taylor Recital Hall

Honoring Alfred Loeffler: New Music Symposium

Thursday, February 28
Student Composers

Don’t miss this highlight of the season — an evening of original music from student composers and musicians. Free.

Friday, March 1
Composer Paul Dresher

Acclaimed composer Paul Dresher, along with percussionist Joel Davel, perform a program of original compositions for electric guitar, quadrachord and marimba lumina, which combine elements of minimalism, rock’n’ roll, non-western music and electronics. Free.

Piano: 15th Kruschke Piano Competition

Saturday, March 2 at Noon
Rowland-Taylor Recital Hall

Piano: 15th Kruschke Piano Competition

Don’t miss outstanding California high school and college pianists as they vie for the $2,000 prize awarded by Marilyn Ann Kruschke. For more information, please visit the competition’s website or contact Dr. Natalya Shkoda at 530.898.4043. Free.

Bach’s German Organ Mass

Friday, March 15 at 7:30 p.m.
Harlen Adams Theatre stage

Bach’s German Organ Mass

San Francisco organist Angela Kraft Cross plays selections from Johann Sebastian Bach’s Clavierubungen III (also known as the German Organ Mass), including the mighty “E-flat Prelude and Fugue,” on the newly refurbished Centennial Pipe Organ.

Advance tickets, at $15 general, $13 senior citizens, and $6 students/children, are available at the University Box Office, corner of Second Street and Normal Avenue. Tickets are also available online at the University Box Office or by phone, 530.898.6333; additional $4 handling fee for phone and online ticket purchases. Add $2 for tickets purchased at the door. For special needs seating call 530.898.6333.

The Glorious Baroque: Bach and Beyond

Saturday, March 16 at 7:30 p.m.
Harlen Adams Theatre

The Glorious Baroque: Bach and Beyond

The North Valley Chamber Chorale and CSU, Chico music students perform music of Bach and his Baroque contemporaries in this eclectic concert. Works by Bach, Handel, Buxtehude, Pachelbel, Pergolesi and others will be featured.

Advance tickets, at $15 general, $13 senior citizens, and $6 students/children, are available at the University Box Office, corner of Second Street and Normal Avenue. Tickets are also available online at the University Box Office or by phone, 530.898.6333; additional $4 handling fee for phone and online ticket purchases. Add $2 for tickets purchased at the door. For special needs seating call 530.898.6333.

Symphonic Winds: Catfish Row

Saturday, April 13 at 7:30 p.m.
Harlen Adams Theatre

Symphonic Winds: Catfish Row

Written by George Gershwin, our concert version of Porgy and Bess, featuring soprano Daun Weiss and baritone Chris Withrow, includes such pieces as “Summertime” and “I Got Plenty of Nothing.” The band also performs Egmont by Bert Appermont, featuring Professor Tobin Roye on guitar and student Chris Navarrete on trumpet, and the Fenland Suite with Professor Emeritus David Rothe playing the Centennial Pipe Organ.

Advance tickets, at $15 general, $13 senior citizens, and $6 students/children, are available at the University Box Office, corner of Third and Chestnut Streets. Tickets are also available online at the University Box Office or by phone, 530.898.6333; additional $4 handling fee for phone and online ticket purchases. Add $2 for tickets purchased at the door. For special needs seating call 530.898.6333.

Thank You Concert: Vinegar & Oil

Wednesday, April 17 at 7:30 p.m.
Harlen Adams Theatre

Thank You Concert: Vinegar & Oil

The concert band (vinegar) and Jazz II (oil) join forces to provide a wide array of concert music, including the music of Bach, Reed, Barnes and big band music, fusion, all in one concert! Free.

Chico State Guitar Ensemble: Closer to the Heart

Friday, April 19 at 7:30 p.m
Rowland-Taylor Recital Hall

Chico State Guitar Ensemble: Closer to the Heart

Talented classical guitar students perform solos, duos and quartets, alongside Program Director Tobin Roye. The concert explores a repertoire ranging from Bach to the Beatles, and it culminates with works performed by the full, 15-member guitar ensemble.

Advance tickets, at $15 general, $13 senior citizens, and $6 students/children, are available at the University Box Office, corner of Third and Chestnut Streets. Tickets are also available online at the University Box Office or by phone, 530.898.6333; additional $4 handling fee for phone and online ticket purchases. Add $2 for tickets purchased at the door. For special needs seating call 530.898.6333.

Choral Concert: Sacred & Profane

Saturday, April 20 at 7:30 p.m.
Harlen Adams Theatre

Choral Concert: Sacred & Profane

The University Chorus sings selections from Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana, while the A Cappella Choir sings a variety of pieces, including Benjamin Britten’s Sacred and Profane.

Advance tickets, at $15 general, $13 senior citizens, and $6 students/children, are available at the University Box Office, corner of Second Street and Normal Avenue. Tickets are also available online at the University Box Office or by phone, 530.898.6333; additional $4 handling fee for phone and online ticket purchases. Add $2 for tickets purchased at the door. For special needs seating call 530.898.6333.

Jazz X-Press: Jazz X-Pressions

Saturday, April 27 at 7:30 p.m.
Harlen Adams Theatre

Jazz X-Press: Jazz X-Pressions

The CSU, Chico Jazz X-Press invites you to a personal night of music expression. This concert intends to focus on music created and expressed by members of the Jazz X-Press for the Jazz X-Press.

Advance tickets, at $15 general, $13 senior citizens, and $6 students/children, are available at the University Box Office, corner of Third and Chestnut Streets. Tickets are also available online at the University Box Office or by phone, 530.898.6333; additional $4 handling fee for phone and online ticket purchases. Add $2 for tickets purchased at the door. For special needs seating call 530.898.6333

 

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