Winter 2008 Music Schedule


Winter 2008 Music Schedule
Salsa Ensemble director Gil Gustavo sings with the ensemble during U-Hour
on Nov. 27.
Percussionist Chris Adan performs with the Salsa Ensemble.
Linda Huang plays with other members of the Cal Poly Pomona Woodwind Quintet in November.

The Cal Poly Pomona Music department has a diverse and entertaining winter 2008 performance schedule. In the coming weeks, the department will feature a variety of musical genres showcased by students, faculty, staff and special guest artists.

The campus community is invited to attend more than a dozen musical shows that will be offered this quarter.

Special Events:

Friday, Feb. 1 – The Music Industry Studies benefits from “The Denouement & Johanna Chase” at 8 p.m. in the Music Recital Hall. Tickets are $10.

Thursday, Feb. 7 – Political Satirist Roy Zimmerman presents “Faulty Intelligence: Funny Songs about Ignorance, War & Greed.” This Music Industry Studies benefit will take place in the Music Recital Hall at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10.

Friday, Feb. 8 – Guitarist Buzz Gravelle will feature new music for classical mandolin and classical guitar with Peter Yates in the Music Recital Hall at 8 p.m. Tickets are $7.

Wednesday, Feb. 27 – “Composers Inspiring Composers” features pianist Nadia Shpachenko performing works by Brahms, Ravel, Xenakis, Rzewski, and Ishchenko. The performance will take place in the Music Recital Hall at 8 p.m. Tickets are $7.

Student Performances:

Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Feb. 21 – 23 – Cal Poly Pomona's Music Theatre Workshop presents “Suddenly Sondheim!” directed by Susan Burns. This three-night event will take place in the Music Recital Hall at 8 p.m. Tickets are $7.

Thursday, Feb. 28 – “Jazz Rehearsathon” will be held in the Music Building, Room 105 from 4 p.m. until midnight. Donations are encouraged. This benefit event will help send Cal Poly Pomona music students to the Greeley Jazz Festival.

Monday, March 3 – The Cal Poly Pomona MIDI Ensemble will perform under the direction of Lori Huff in the Music Recital Hall at 8 p.m. Tickets are $7.

Tuesday, March 4 – Cal Poly Pomona's String Ensemble will take the stage under the direction of Alan Mautner. The concert will be held in the Music Recital Hall at 8 p.m. Tickets are $7.

Wednesday, March 5 – The Cal Poly Pomona Concert Band, directed by Buddy Clements, will perform at 8 p.m. in the Music Recital Hall. Tickets are $7.

Thursday, March 6 – The Songwriter Showcase will stage a concert under Arthur Winer in the Music Recital Hall at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10.

Tuesday, March 11 – Cal Poly Pomona's Jazz Combo and Jazz Band will perform at 8 p.m. in the Music Recital Hall under Zac Matthews and David Kopplin. Tickets are $7.

Thursday, March 13 – The University Concert Choir & Kellogg Chamber Singers will put on a performance directed by Nike St. Clair and Iris Levine. The concert will be held in the Music Recital at 8 p.m. Tickets are $7.

Friday, March 14 – Cal Poly Pomona's Guitar Ensemble, directed by Peter Yates, will perform in the Music Recital Hall at 8 p.m. Tickets are $7.

Saturday, March 15 – The Cal Poly Pomona Gospel Choir will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the Music Recital Hall under the direction of Bobby Laird. Tickets are $7.

Free Noontime Performances:

Thursday, Jan. 31 – David Kopplin directs the Winter Showcase Music Hour in the Music Recital Hall.

Thursday, Feb. 28 – The Cal Poly Pomona MIDI Ensemble, directed by Lori Huff, will perform in the University Theatre Breezeway at 12:15p.m.

Tuesday, March 4 – Two music performances will take the stage in the University Theatre Breezeway. Cal Poly Pomona's Woodwind Quintet will play under the direction of Linda Silva, and the Cal Poly Pomona Soul Ensemble will be directed by Mark Chubb.

Thursday, March 6 – Cal Poly Pomona's Salsa Ensemble, directed by Gustavo Gil, will perform on the Music Recital Hall Landing.

Tuesday, March 11 – The Cal Poly Pomona Sax Quartet will perform in the University Theatre Breezeway under the direction of Lori Huff.

Thursday, March 13 – The Kellogg Percussion Ensemble will perform in the Music Recital Hall Landing under the direction of Bill Schlitt.

For more information call Teresa Kelly at (909) 869-3554 or visit the Music Publicity Web site at http://www.cpp.edu/~tkelly/.