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Open House RecitalCal Poly Open House Recital

Saturday, April 8, 2017
2 p.m., Davidson Music Center, Room 218

The Cal Poly Music Department will present an Open House Recital for Cal Poly’s 24th annual Open House.

The instrumental chamber recital will feature performances by a clarinet and strings quintet, clarinet trio, woodwind quintet, saxophone quartet, brass quintet and percussion ensemble.

The student performers are from a variety of majors, and most are involved in the department’s large, premier ensembles including Cal Poly’s Symphony, University Jazz Band, Wind Orchestra and Wind Ensemble.

The recital is free and open to the public; no tickets or advanced reservations are required.

For information on parking, visit Cal Poly’s Open House Guest Parking and Transportation website.

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Jessica Getman and Timothy FreezeJessica Getman and Timothy Freeze Presentation: Gershwin's Concerto in F and the ‘Gershwin Critical Edition’

Friday, May 5, 2017
3 p.m., Davidson Music Center, Room 218
Free

Details on the special events page.

 

 

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Cal Poly Guitar Ensemble Recital

Thursday, May 11, 2017
6 p.m., Davidson Music Center, Room 218

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Cal Poly's Polyrhythmics Percussion Recital

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
7:30 p.m., Pavilion, Performing Arts Center

This year’s concert will carry the listener around the world as percussion music is performed that evokes the power of Native American drumming, the island beauty of Hawaiian marimbas, the mystery of Aztec ritual ceremony, and a piece performed entirely on pieces of wood! Composers John Luther Adams, Lou Harrison and even Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys will be featured.

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Cal Poly Student Piano Recital

Thursday, May 18, 2017
7:30 p.m., Davidson Music Center, Room 218

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Cal Poly's 'An Evening of Woodwind and String Chamber Music'

Friday, May 19, 2017
7:30 p.m., San Luis Obispo United Methodist Church

Several Cal Poly music ensembles will perform a variety of traditional and contemporary repertoire featuring woodwind and string instruments. The concert will include performances by a woodwind quintet, saxophone quartet, string quintet, piano quartet, and clarinet and flute ensembles.

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Cal Poly's 'All That Brass!'

Tuesday, May 23, 2017
7:30 p.m., San Luis Obispo United Methodist Church

Cal Poly’s Brass Ensemble and Trombone Choir will perform “All That Brass!” including compositions and arrangements by composers Chris Hazell and J.S. Bach.

The centerpiece for the evening's concert is a well-known work by Czech-born American composer Karel Husa, who passed away in December 2016. His "Divertimento for Brass and Percussion" evokes song and dance of Bohemia through a modern harmonic language.


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Cal Poly Student Instrumental Recital

Thursday, June 1, 2017
11 a.m., Davidson Music Center, Room 218

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Cal Poly Student Instrumental Recital

Thursday, June 8, 2017
11 a.m., Davidson Music Center, Room 218

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Cal Poly Student Vocal Recital

Thursday, June 8, 2017
7:30 p.m., Davidson Music Center, Room 218


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Cal Poly Trombone Choir Recital

Friday, June 9, 2017
7:30 p.m., Davidson Music Center, Room 218


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