Upcoming Cal Poly Concerts, Winter ’06

Check out these fun upcoming concerts at Cal Poly, Pomona:

Feb. 9, noon, Recital Hall: Winter Student Showcase. An hour featuring a variety of student talent from the Music Department. I’ve just been asked to participate; I’ll either be performing my own Personal Echo for electric violin and digital delay, or I’ll be performing the fourth movement from Franck’s Sonata in A Major. šŸ™‚ Admission: free!

Feb. 23, noon, Rm. 105 (Bldg. 24): The MIDI Band will be performing a short, enticing sample from our Concert on the 27th (see immediately below). Admission: free!

Feb. 24, 3:30pm, Recital Hall: My Senior Recital! With the assistance of both pianist Janet Noll, and the Cal Poly MIDI Band, I’ll be presenting Sonata No. 9 “Kreutzer” by Beethoven, Personal Echo by Sarah Wallin, Widescreen by Mike Batt (arr. by Wallin), Theme from X-Files by DJ Dado (arr. by Wallin), and the Sonata in A Major by Cesar Franck. Reception to follow. Admission: free!

Feb. 27, 8pm, Recital Hall: MIDI Band! We’ll be featuring a special guest artist on EWI (Electronic Wind Instrument) this quarter, a couple of vocalists, and we’ll be performing a lot of jazz this concert, with tunes by Al Jarreau, Spyra Gyra, and more, such as: Boogie Down, Funkytown, Morning Dance, Shaker Song, Take Five, and other styles with tunes like The Rose and my own Theme from X-Files and Widescreen. Admission: $7.

Feb. 28, 8pm, Recital Hall: The Cal Poly Pomona String Ensemble is back! We regret to have recently lost our long-time director Kay Pech to retirement, but the talented cellist and director, Alan Mautner, has stepped in to fill her position. We will be performing several works from the Classical string orchestra literature including Handel’s Xerxes Suite. Admission: $7.

March 9, 8pm, Recital Hall: The Cal Poly University Concert Choir and Chamber Singers will be performing “In the Spirit”, a stirring song collection of prayer, reflection, inspiration, and surrender. Admission: $7.

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