Music Department Announces Spring Lineup


Is the standard movie and dinner getting boring? Attend one of the Cal Poly Pomona Music department's performances, which cover a gamut of musical genres. Performances are held at Cal Poly Pomona and feature faculty, staff, students and guest artists.

SPECIAL EVENTS

  • Thursday-Saturday, April 26-28 – “It Takes a Woman II” will showcase scenes, songs and dances from the world of opera, operetta and Broadway. These performances are a part of the Cal Poly Pomona Music Theatre Workshop directed by Susan Burns The workshop will be held in the Music Recital Hall at 8 p.m. Tickets are $7.             
  • Thursday, May 3 – Pianist Mykola Suk will provide a free master class in the Music Recital Hall from noon-2 p.m.  Suk has performed at chamber music festivals, in solo recitals, and as a soloist with major orchestras under leading conductors. His powerful playing style has earned him comparisons with some of the great pianists of all time.              
  • Friday, May 4 – Pianist Mykola Suk will perform a concert in the Music Recital Hall at 8 p.m. Suk has performed at chamber music festivals, in solo recitals, and as a soloist with major orchestras under leading conductors. His powerful playing style has earned him comparisons with some of the great pianists of all time. Tickets are $7.             
  • Wednesday, May 9 – Cal Poly Pomona's Peter Yates presents “The Mother Lode,” an original opera film, which features a ghost-town opera for six voices, Foley percussion and extended Bluegrass band. The performance will be held in the Music Recital Hall at 8 p.m. Tickets are $7.             
  • Friday, May 11 – Cal Poly Pomona's Jim McKinney will give a free concert in the Music Recital Hall at 8 p.m. As a math professor and solo pianist, McKinney is an active member of the campus community.  He regularly participates in Cal Poly Pomona's annual piano concert.             
  • Wednesday-Thursday, May 16-17 – The University Choir and Kellogg Chamber Singers will perform “Sing for the Cure® A Proclamation of Hope,” a benefit concert for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. Iris Levine directs. The performance will be held in the Music Recital Hall at 8 p.m. Tickets are $7.             

STUDENT PERFORMANCES

  • Thursday, May 10 – “Songwriter Showcase” will feature original songs written and performed by students. The concert will be held in the Music Recital Hall. Tickets are $10.             
  • Monday, May 21 – Cal Poly Pomona MIDI Ensemble performs under the direction of Lori Huff in the Music Recital Hall at 8 p.m.  Tickets are $7.             
  • Tuesday, May 22 – Cal Poly Pomona String Ensemble will provide a concert under the direction Alan Mautner.  The performance will be in the Music Recital Hall. Tickets are $7.             
  • Wednesday, May 23 –Cal Poly Pomona Concert Band, directed by Buddy Clements, will give a performance in the Music Recital Hall at 8 p.m. Tickets are $7.       
  • Wednesday, May 30 –Cal Poly Pomona Jazz Combo performs under the direction of Zac Matthews, while the Cal Poly Pomona Jazz Band will be directed by Tom Lure.  The concerts will be held in the Music Recital Hall at 8 p.m.  Tickets are $7.             
  • Thursday, May 31 – Cal Poly Pomona Brass Ensemble will take the stage under the direction of Gary Tole.  The concert will be held in the Music Recital Hall at 8 p.m.  Tickets are $7.             
  • Friday, June 1 –Cal Poly Pomona Guitar Ensemble will provide a concert under the direction of Peter Yates.  The performance will be held in the Music Recital Hall at 8 p.m.  Tickets are $7.             
  • Saturday, June 2 – Cal Poly Pomona Gospel Choir will stage a performance under the direction of Bobby Laird at 7:30 p.m. The concert will be held in the Music Recital Hall at 8 p.m. Tickets are $7.              

FREE NOON HOUR PRESENTATIONS

  • Thursday, April 19 –The Spring Showcase Music Hour will be directed by Cal Poly Pomona music professor Peter Yates. The performance will be held in the Music Recital Hall.             
  • Thursday, April 26 – A Chamber Music Concert will feature performances by Cal Poly Pomona faculty members Linda Silvia, clarinet; Audrey Lamprey, French horn; and Janet Noll, piano. The recital will be held in the Music Recital Hall.             
  • Thursday, May 10 – The Spring Showcase Music Hour II will be directed by Cal Poly Pomona's Nadia Shpachenko. The concert will be held in the Music Recital Hall.             
  • Thursday, May 17 – Cal Poly Pomona Sax Quartet performs in the University Theatre Breezeway under the direction of Lori Huff.             
  • Thursday, May 24 – Cal Poly Pomona Salsa Ensemble, directed by Gustavo Gill, will stage a concert in the Music Recital Hall Landing.             
  • Tuesday, May 29 – Kellogg Percussion Ensemble will stage a performance, under the direction of Bill Schlitt, in the Music Recital Hall Landing.             

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