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Cal Poly Parent and Family Weekend Ensemble Showcase Concert

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
8 p.m., Harman Hall, Performing Arts Center

Featuring the Arab Music Ensemble, Choirs, Jazz Band, Symphony and Wind Ensemble.

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Mustang Band membersBandfest 2014!

Wind Orchestra, Wind Ensemble
Mustang Marching Band

Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014
3 p.m. Harman Hall
, Performing Arts Center

A tradition for more than 20 years, Cal Poly’s annual Bandfest concert features all of the wind bands on campus. The concert begins with the Wind Ensemble and Wind Orchestra in superior performances of both traditional and new literature written for concert band and wind ensemble. Then the powerful Pride of the Pacific Mustang Marching Band will fill the concert hall with the stunning arrangements performed at football games throughout the fall in Spanos Stadium. The concert ends with a spectacular event featuring performers from all ensembles collaborating on stage together.

Tickets ($14 and $12 general, $12 and $9 seniors and students)

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Pops ConcertWind Bands' Winter Pops Concert: 'Strike Up the Band!'

Wind Orchestra and Wind Ensemble

Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015
8 p.m. Harman Hall
, Performing Arts Center

The Cal Poly wind bands present their annual winter concert featuring entertaining musical works from all areas of popular culture written and arranged for the modern concert band. In addition to pieces inspired by historical events, famous destinations around the world, and important figures in society, the Wind Ensemble and Wind Orchestra will perform music from movies, musicals, folk music traditions, pop culture, and even video games.

The Cal Poly Bands’ Winter Pops Concert does not happen every year, so be sure to put this concert on your calendar right away!

Tickets ($14 and $12 general, $12 and $9 seniors and students)

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Laura KramerWind Bands' Spring Concert:

Featuring Laura Kramer, Saxophone
Wind Orchestra and Wind Ensemble

Friday, June 5, 2015
8 p.m. Harman Hall
, Performing Arts Center

The Wind Ensemble and Wind Orchestra end their season with a concert featuring saxophonist Laura Kramer. Originally from Minersville, Penn., Kramer now resides in Los Angeles, where she performs as a member of the Noir Quartet. She also teaches classical saxophone at Cal Poly. Kramer will be the featured guest soloist in a world premiere of her new concerto for alto saxophone and band.

The program will also feature the world premiere of "Leviathan," a new work for wind ensemble written by Cal Poly music Professor Antonio Barata.

The concert will also include exciting new and traditional compositions for concert band and wind ensemble; works that showcase the talent and virtuosity of the student instrumentalists involved in the
Cal Poly band program.

Tickets ($14 and $12 general, $12 and $9 seniors and students)

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