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Spring 2014 Music Performances

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Thursday February 27-Saturday March 1
All concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. in Rowland-Taylor

Honoring Alfred Loeffler:
New Music Symposium

Thursday, February 27
Student Composers
Don't miss this highlight of the season - an evening of original music from student composers and musicians. Free

Friday, February 28
Sqwonk
Enjoy this innovative bass clarinet duo that draws upon a wide range of influences, from klezmer, heavy metal, and blues to minimalism and free improvisation, creating a repertoire that is strikingly contemporary yet broadly accessible to a wide audience. Free

Saturday, March 1
The Golem / Pull-String Duo
Chico's own Pull-String Duo premieres a live musical score by David Dvorin to the 1920 masterpiece of silent cinema, The Golem. Free

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Thursday, March 27 at 4 p.m.
Rowland-Taylor Recital Hall

Chico Bach Festival:
Baroque, Not Broke

CSU, Chico music student ensembles and soloists are joined by young musicians from the Chico community in this recital of music by Bach and other composers of the baroque. Free.

 

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Friday, March 28 at 7:30 p.m.
Harlen Adams Theatre Stage

Chico Bach Festival:
Bach for All Time

Rodney Gehrke, professor of organ at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, brings the timeless music of Bach, his contemporaries, and his predecessors to life on the fabulous Centennial Organ. Don't miss this incredible recital!

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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Saturday, March 29 at 7:30 p.m.
Rowland-Taylor Recital Hall

Chico Bach Festival:
The Beautiful Baroque

Countertenor and rising vocal star Reginald Mobley sings arias penned by Handel, Bach, Purcell, and other baroque masters. Get your tickets early for this recital featuring the unique sound of this talented countertenor.

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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Saturday, April 5 at Noon
Rowland-Taylor Recital Hall

Piano:
16th Kruschke Piano Competition

Don't miss outstanding California pianists as they vie for the Earl and Marilyn Kruschke $2,000 Prize at the competition. For more information, contact Dr. Natalya Shkoda, 530.898.4043; http://www.csuchico.edu/mus/organizations/kruschke.shtml. Free.

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Saturday, April 12 at 7:30 p.m.
Harlen Adams Theatre

Symphonic Winds:
Band-ology

A symphony for band, a Bach prelude and fugue, a march or two and the soothing, soaring, exciting, and lush clarinet playing of our featured guest clarinetist, Ryan Heimlich, are all in store for you at this concert by the Chico State Symphonic Winds.

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

Thank You Concert:
Fifty-Fifty

The Concert Band and Jazz II join forces to provide a wide array of concert music, including the music of Bach, Reed, and Barnes and big band music, fusion, and student compositions, all in one concert! Free.

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Friday, April 25 at 7:30 p.m.
Harlen Adams Theatre

CSU, Chico Jazz X-Press:
The Facts of Jazz

The X-Press will be reaching into the music bag of the icons of jazz composers. Names like Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Thad Jones, and Gil Evans, along with contributions from within the Jazz X-Press ranks, are all on deck!

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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Saturday, April 26 at 7:30 p.m.
Rowland-Taylor Recital Hall

Piano:
88 Keys at Chico State

Enjoy a rare evening of classical piano music featuring Chico State piano students and Professor Natalya Shkoda playing solo and ensemble selections, including Viktor Kosenko's Op. 25. Organized and directed by Dr. Shkoda, the evening's proceeds will benefit the Keyboard Program.

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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Sunday, April 27 at 2 p.m.
Harlen Adams Theatre

Choral Concert:
A Choral Potpourri

Enjoy a musical tour of choral literature with the University Chorus, Acappella Choir, and Chamber Singers. From Renaissance classics to contemporary compositions, and everything in between, this is a potpourri of music to invigorate the soul.

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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Friday, May 2 At 7:30 p.m.
Rowland-Taylor Recital Hall

Chico State Guitar Ensemble:
Camaieu

Featuring students of classical guitar performing in solos, duos, quartets, and in large ensemble, this concert explores repertoire from classic to contemporary. This 15 - member group performs arrangements and original works that are interesting, fun, and musically expressive.

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.