The Cal Poly Pomona music department will showcase a variety of events this winter quarter, ranging from a string quartet to a songwriting, guitar and music seminar.
The concert series kicks off Wednesday, Jan. 11 with the Honors Invitational, which features music students that have exhibited excellence in music performance. Student performers include Belia Aldana, Emmet Berktold, Adriana Curzio-RIzzato, Megan Dickinson, Taylor Donovan, Lorraine Gomez, Katrin Gutierrez, Tim Laguna, Kyle Martinez, Jose Moreno, Patti Mincheff, Xavier Montalbo, Laura Pluth, James Osequera, Josh Tessler, Michael Tran, and CJ Woods.
Australian modern prog rock guitarist, songwriter and producer Rohan Stevenson will perform several songs from his album “I Built the Sky” Thursday, Jan. 19. The event also will be part music business seminar, as Stevenson will discuss compositional style, techniques and concepts followed by a Q & A on his guitar playing, songwriting and producing.
The genre-shattering pianists known as Ray-Kallay Duo will give a free chamber music master class and concert performance on Friday, Feb. 17.
The Kadima String Quartet will give a master class and perform a concert Tuesday, Feb. 21 showcasing its love of diverse music from Mozart to Led Zeppelin. The quartet members are featured performers in a variety of chamber music series throughout the Los Angeles area, including “Music at the Mansion” in Beverly Hills, the Culver City Chamber Series, Concerts at One, and the Gateway Performance Series. The group’s music has been heard in films, including “The Hebrew Hammer” and “For a Good Time Call.”
Tickets for the events are available online at csupomona.tix.com or at the Recital Hall Box Office, Building 24, room 188, Monday thru Friday from noon-1 p.m. and one hour before show time. All concerts are in the Music Recital Hall.
For a complete listing of winter quarter performances, ticket prices and event times, visit the music department’s Facebook page.