Fall Music Calendar Announced


Fall Music Calendar Announced
The MIDI Ensemble will perform this fall.
Broadway star Susan Egan retuns to Cal Poly Pomona this November.
The Elixir Piano Trio will perform Oct. 26.

The Cal Poly Pomona Music department is ready to present its fall lineup of on-campus performances by students, faculty, staff and special guest artists.  

This fall season will feature more than 15 performances including a guest performance by the renowned group the Elixir Piano Trio. In addition, the annual Charles Lindsley Memorial Vocal Scholarship Fundraiser will feature “It Takes Two.”

SPECIAL EVENTS

  • Friday, Oct. 26 – The Elixir Piano Trio comprised of pianist Lucy Nargizyan, violinist Samvel Chilingarian, and cellist Garik Terzian will perform at 8 p.m. in the Music Recital Hall. Known for their unique and exciting interpretations and passionate performances, the Los Angeles-based ensemble has performed nationally and internationally, while dazzling audiences with their amazing energy and sensitivity. Tickets are $7.            
  • Thursday, Nov. 1- Pianist Lucy Nargizyan of the Elixir Piano Trio will provide a free piano master class from noon – 2 p.m. in the Music Recital Hall.            
  • Friday, Nov. 2- “It Takes Two,” an evening featuring faculty, alumni and students in duets from several plays, will be at 8 p.m. in the Music Recital Hall. Directed by Susan Burns with Janet Noll on piano, the performance is a fundraiser for the Charles Lindsley Memorial Vocal Scholarship. Tickets are $7.           
  • Thursday, Nov. 8 – Broadway singer and actress Susan Egan will perform at the Music Industry Studies Benefit in the Music Recital Hall. Tickets are $25 for general admission and $15 for students.           
  • Friday, Nov. 16 – Students, faculty and staff will perform in the Phillip Clarke Memorial Piano Scholarship Fundraiser at 8 p.m. in the Music Recital Hall. Nadia Shpachenko will direct the performance as well as play Beethoven's Sonata No. 31 and Prokofiev's Sonata No. 7. Tickets are $7.           

FACULTY CONCERTS

  • Saturday, Oct. 20 – Faculty artist Janine Riveire will give the contrabass recital “The Contemporary Contrabass: I'm supposed to do what?!” at 7 p.m. in the Music Recital Hall. Tickets are $7.           

STUDENT PERFORMANCES

  • Monday, Nov. 19 – The Cal Poly Pomona Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI) Ensemble will perform at 8 p.m. in the Music Recital Hall. Lori Huff directs. Tickets are $7.           
  • Tuesday, Nov. 20 – The Cal Poly Pomona String Ensemble, under direction from Alan Mautner, performs at 8 p.m. in the Music Recital Hall. Tickets are $7.          
  • Tuesday, Nov. 27 – The Cal Poly Pomona Jazz Band will perform at 8 p.m. in the Music Recital Hall. David Kopplin directs. Tickets are $7.           
  • Wednesday, Nov. 28 – The Cal Poly Pomona Concert Band, under the direction of Buddy Clements, will perform at 8 p.m. in the Music Recital Hall. Tickets are $7.           
  • Thursday, Nov. 29 – The University Concert Choir and Kellogg Chamber Singers stage a concert under Iris Levine and Nik St. Clair at 8 p.m. in the Music Recital Hall. Tickets are $7.           
  • Friday, Nov. 30 – The Cal Poly Pomona Guitar Ensemble will perform at 8 p.m. in the Music Recital Hall. The ensemble is directed by Peter Yates. Tickets are $7.           
  • Saturday, Dec. 1 – The Cal Poly Pomona Gospel Choir, directed by Bobby Laird, will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the Music Recital Hall. Tickets are $7.           

FREE NOON TIME PRESENTATIONS (12-1 p.m., Free)

  • Thursday, Oct. 25 – A Fall Showcase Music Hour will be directed by Susan Burns at the Music Recital Hall.         
  • Thursday, Nov. 15 – The MIDI Ensemble will perform musical instrument digital interface instruments and music under the direction of Lori Huff in the University Theatre Breezeway.           
  • Tuesday, Nov. 20 – The Cal Poly Pomona Sax Quartet will perform in the University Theatre Breezeway. Lori Huff directs.         
  • Tuesday, Nov. 27 – The Cal Poly Pomona Salsa Ensemble, under the direction of Gustavo Gil, will perform in the Music Recital Hall Landing.         
  • Thursday, Nov. 29 – The Kellogg Percussion Ensemble will stage a performance, under the direction of Bill Schlitt, in the Music Recital Hall Landing.         

For details about the Cal Poly Pomona Music department visit, http://www.class.cpp.edu/mu/.