Choral and Vocal Music Spring 2018 Season

 

Musical Theatre Production
Laxmi G. Tewari in Recital
Music Theatre Scenes
Symphonic Chorus and Concert Choir
Vocal Repertory Recitals

Admission is $8. Parking is included.

January 31–February 11
"You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown"
Departments of Music, Theatre Arts & Dance
Evert B. Person Theatre

YOU’RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN (Revised) is a fresh approach to the all-time 1967 classic, based on the beloved comic strip by Charles Schulz. Sally Brown joins Charlie Brown, Linus, Lucy, Schroeder, and Snoopy in this charming revue of vignettes and songs.

Tickets and Information

Matt Slocum

Saturday, February 10, 7:30 pm
Laxmi G. Tewari, Hindustani Vocalist
Schroeder Hall

North Indian vocalist Laxmi G. Tewari, Professor Emeritus of World Music, will perform Indian ragas and devotional songs with his ensemble of harmonium, table and tambura performers.

Tickets

Matt Slocum

Wednesday, March 14, 2:00 pm
Vocal Repertory Recital
Schroeder Hall
Lynne Morrow, director

The Vocal Repertory Recital is the midterm exam for students receiving voice lessons, representing vocal solos from the operatic tradition, the concert stage and musical theatre.

Tickets

Matt Slocum

April 7–9
"Ode To California"
Symphonic Chorus with Santa Rosa Symphony
Weill Hall

Program

Prokofiev | Alexander Nevsky

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Matt Slocum

Wednesday, April 18, 7:30 pm
Choral Outreach Concert
Jenny Bent, director
Weill Hall

This choral and educational outreach concert of grand proportions will include the SSU Symphonic and Concert Choirs conducted by Jenny Bent along with choirs from San Jose State (Jeffrey Benson, director), Santa Rosa Junior College (Jody Benecke, director), Montgomery High School (Dana Alexander, director), and Redwood High School (Susie Martone, director).

The SSU choirs will sing choral selections spanning the Renaissance to the present day from our shores and beyond, including selections from Francesco Durante's Magnificat and Johannes Brahms' Liebeslieder Waltzes, Op. 52. Additional works by Aaron Copland, Michael John Trotta, and arrangements by Robert Shaw, Jeffrey L. Ames, and Sten Källman.

The San Jose State CHORALIERS will sing A.R. Rahman's Balleilakka, among other works. The program concludes with the Freedom Song of South Africa, Tshotsholoza, sung by the combined choirs.

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Matt SlocumMatt Slocum

Thursday, May 10, 7:30 pm
Music Theatre Scenes:
(un) Faithful, an original production
Schroeder Hall
Lynne Morrow, director

Experience (un)Faithful!, a new musical theatre revue produced by Music Theatre students using well-loved songs from stage and screen!


6 college friends have a reunion,
but 2 are absent because of relationship problems
So, there are four,
2 women and 2 men,
who discuss what it means to be committed


Lynne Morrow, director
Yvonne Wormer, pianist

Tickets

Matt Slocum

Tuesday, May 15, 7:30 pm
Vocal Repertory Recital
Schroeder Hall
Lynne Morrow, director

The Vocal Repertory Recital is the final exam for students receiving voice lessons, representing vocal solos from the operatic tradition, the concert stage and musical theatre.

Tickets

Matt Slocum

Wednesday, May 16, 2:00 pm
Vocal Repertory Recital
Weill Hall
Lynne Morrow, director

The Vocal Repertory Recital is the final exam for students receiving voice lessons, representing vocal solos from the operatic tradition, the concert stage and musical theatre.

Tickets

Matt Slocum

 

 

Getting There

The Green Music Center at Sonoma State is located off Rohnert Park Espressway two miles east of Highway 101, near the intersection with Petaluma Hill Road.

Parking

Parking is included with ticket purchase. For free concerts, Parking passes are $5 daily and may be obtained from the lot machines or from Information kiosks at campus entrances.
For directions see:

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