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Fullerton Jazz Big Band & Latin Ensemble
"The Music of Dizzy Gillespie and Tito Puente"

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Bill Cunliffe, director
Friday, May 2, 2014, 8pm
Meng Concert Hall

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Featuring Dizzy Gillespie's last drummer, Ignacio Berroa!

 

University Wind Symphony: "Tour de Force"

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Mitchell Fennell, director
Sunday, May 4, 2014, 4pm
Meng Concert Hall

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James Self: Tour de Force
Gustav Holst: First Suite in E flat
Frank Ticheli: Concerto for Clarinet and Band – Hakan Rosengren, Soloist
Paul Hindemith trans. Keith Wilson: Symphonic Metamorphosis on Themes of Carl Maria von Weber

 

Women's Choir & Men's Chorus

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Robert Istad & Christopher Peterson, directors
Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 8pm
Meng Concert Hall

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Men's Chorus:
Edvard Grieg: Brothers Sing On
Franz Schubert: Der Gondelfahrer
Teodoro Cottrau, arr. Henry Leck: Santa Lucia
Brant Adams: Exsultate justi in Domino
Joseph Martin: The Awakening
Brian Setzer, arr. Christopher Peterson: Stray Cat Strut
Steven Foster, arr. Parker/Shaw: Gentle Annie
Elizabeth Alexander: If You Can Walk You Can Dance
Douglas Bernstein, arr. Lloyd Erickson: An Old Fashioned Song

Women's Chorus:
Gwyneth Walker: I Thank You God
Gustav Holst: Two Eastern Pictures
I. Spring
II. Summer
Robert Schumann: No. 18 Chor der Houris "Schmücket die Stufen zu Allah's Thron"
R. Murray Schafer: Epitaph for Moonlight
Z. Randall Stroope: Song to the Moon (La Luna)
Malcolm Dalglish: Reel a' Bouche
Allister McGillivray (Arr. Diane Loomer): Away from the Roll of the Sea
Donald Patriquin: J'entends le Moulin

 

Under the direction of Dr. Robert Istad, the Women’s Choir is a diverse group of talented women hailing from a number of different majors and departments on campus. They have been selected to perform at the American Choral Directors Association’s Western Division Convention in 1994 and again in 1998, and twice for the California Music Educators Association annual conferences in Ontario in 2000 and Pasadena in 2002. The choir performs a wide variety of repertoire representing all historical periods and styles.

The 50-voice CSUF Titan Men's Chorus is an energetic and entertaining ensemble made up of a variety of majors and departments on campus. The choir rehearses regularly and performs eclectic programs of men's music from virtually every historical period and genre. Under the directorship of Dr. Christopher Peterson, the Titan Men's Chorus presents at least four annual concerts on campus in CSUF's world-class performing auditorium, the 800-seat Meng Concert Hall. Additionally, the choir occasionally accepts performance opportunities off-campus in venues throughout Southern California

 

Beethoven's 9th Symphony
University Symphony Orchestra and Symphonic Chorus

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Kimo Furumoto, Robert Istad, Christopher Peterson, directors
Kimo Furumoto, conductor
Saturday, May 10, 2014, 8pm
Sunday, May 11, 2014, 4pm
Meng Concert Hall

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Soloists:

Linda Leyer, soprano
I-Chin Betty Lee, mezzo-soprano
Nicholas Preston, tenor
James Martin Schaefer

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Beethoven's masterpiece, his 9th symphony is one of the most popular choral/orchestral works of all time. In addition to classical concerts and movie soundtracks, the 9th symphony has been used countless times around the world to underscore momentous occasions such as the fall of the Berlin Wall.

 

Orange County School of the Arts
OCSA Orchestra featuring guests Ernest Salem, violin and Alison Edwards, piano

OCSA

Christopher Russell, conductor
Friday, May 23, 2014, 8pm
Meng Concert Hall

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The Orange County School of the Arts Symphony Orchestra (IMSO) is the top ensemble in the Orchestra and String program. Conducted by Christopher Russell, students perform major repertoire ranging from Baroque through brand new works. Musicians often work with guest performers and perform in a variety of venues in the Orange County area. The orchestra has also performed at Carnegie Hall and the Sydney Opera House.

 

 

 



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