Music Department Presents


As a part of its mission to enrich the campus and neighboring communities, the Music Department will host Music Week, from May 27-31, featuring numerous concerts, special guest artists and a panel discussion with industry experts.

The following is a complete list of the week's events:

  • May 27 ? The Kellogg Percussion Ensemble, directed by Bill Schlitt, will perform a free concert at noon in front of the Theatre Building.
  • May 28 ? Special guest trumpeter Bobby Shew will team with the Cal Poly Pomona Concert Band, Brass Ensemble and Jazz Band to present ?Harmonic Convergence? at 8 p.m. in the Music Recital Hall. Student groups are directed by Buddy Clements, Gary Tole and Dave Kopplin. Tickets are $7.
  • May 29 ? Kellogg Chamber Singers and University Concert Choir, directed by Iris Levine, will perform “Cantamos!” at 8 p.m. in the Music Recital Hall. Tickets are $7.
  • May 30 ? A panel discussion on ?New Directions in the Music Industry? featuring industry experts will be offered from 4-5:30 p.m. for students and 7:30?9 p.m. for the general public in the Music Recital Hall. A question and answer period is included. Tickets are $7. Panelists include Bobby Borg, artist and author; Matt Forger, producer and engineer; John Wooler, producer, A&R; Michael Eames, president, Pen Music Group; EveAnna Manley, chief executive officer, Manley labs; Jim Griffin, chief executive office, Cherry Lane Digital & Evolab; John Charlillo, The Wall Studios; Jeff Webber, producer; and Shawna R. Hilleary, attorney, Artist Law Group.
  • May 31 ? “PolyJazzerific” Jazz Festival will be held at 7 p.m. in the Music Recital Hall featuring guest pianist Matt Harris; guest trumpeter Bobby Shew; alumni music groups Polyhedra and Generation Gap; and the Cal Poly Pomona Jazz Band, directed by Dave Kopplin. Tickets are $7. A free master class with Shew is available at 3 p.m.

For more information about music events, call Teresa Kelly at (909) 869-3554.