Music Notes: Saxes at State April 3

Greg Banaszak

The College of Arts and Humanities and the Department of Music present “Saxes at State,” featuring internationally acclaimed saxophonist Greg Banaszak at 8 p.m. Monday, April 3 in the Wahlberg Recital Hall. “Saxes at State” will include a masterclass and performances by Fresno State saxophone majors. Banaszak will be accompanied by JoungMin Sur on piano. Banaszak will perform a combination of […]

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Young Writers’ Conference draws hundreds to Fresno State campus

Winners from 2017 Young Writers' Conference

~ Video by Jenny Toste, University Communications ~ Photos by Jefferson Beavers Almost 250 students and 37 teachers from 22 schools came to the Fresno State campus for the 37th annual Young Writers’ Conference on Wednesday, March 29. At the opening ceremony in the Satellite Student Union, student writers learned who had won various prizes. The […]

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Coro Solare to perform Schubert’s ‘Mass No. 2 in G Major’April 2

The Fresno Community Chorus–sponsored Coro Solare will perform “Mass No. 2 in G Major” at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 2, at the College Community Church Mennonite Brethren. The concert is free and open to the public. The original composition was created in 1815 by Austrian composer Franz Shubert but the score was not printed until […]

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Communication chair will participate in ‘1984’ panel on April 4

Flyer for screening of 1984

Dr. Douglas Fraleigh, chair of Fresno State’s Department of Communication and a Freedom of Speech scholar, will be part of a panel discussion about the importance of free speech and the arts following a free screening of the movie “1984” on Tuesday, April 4. The event will take place at 5:30 p.m. at the Community Media Access […]

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Linguistics students rise to Bold Ideas challenge

ESL class at Fresno Adult School

~ By Lisa Maria Boyles, communications specialist for the College of Arts and Humanities As part of President Joseph I. Castro’s “Bold Ideas Challenge Project,” Fresno State dedicated funds to support the Touch the Community Competition, a community service competition engaging student teams that are addressing significant community challenges. Across the University, eight teams – […]

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Creative Writing Program announces three new writing prizes for students

Photo of notebook, keyboard and coffee

The Master of Fine Arts Program in Creative Writing announces the addition of three new creative writing prizes, in addition to the six existing prizes. The deadline for entry for all nine prizes is Tuesday, April 4. NEW – 2017 Mireyda Barraza Martinez Prizes for Social Justice About the Prize: The Mireyda Barraza Martinez Prizes for Social Justice will […]

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Art Notes: Remaining spring art exhibitions

Flyer for Art exhibitions

The Department of Art and Design has three remaining exhibitions this semester at the Phebe Conley Gallery. Jamie Boley’s master of arts graduate exhibition, “Standing in the Gap of Here and In-Between,” large-scale oil-on-panels will be on display March 30 through April 7. A reception will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, March 30. Boley […]

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Music Notes: Fresno State hornists in recital March 30

Fresno State Horn Ensemble

The Department of Music presents a recital of solo and ensemble French horn music performed by students of Thomas Hiebert and pianists Lenore Voth Hiebert and Joungmin Sur at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 30 in the Concert Hall at Fresno State. Solo works of Corelli, O. Franz, Mozart, Piazzolla, Poulenc Purcell, Saint Saëns, L. Shaw, H. Simrock and […]

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Ethics Lecture Series: Carr talks human well-being March 28

Flyer for Ethics lecture on Human Well-Being

Tony Carr will discuss “Human Well-Being: The Untold Global Story” from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 28, in the Alice Peters Auditorium. Carr is president of Halloran Philanthropies and former CEO of Fresno Heart Hospital. The human race has made remarkable progress in pursuit of well-being. Quality of life has significantly improved across the globe.  This […]

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Fresno State Opera to perform ‘Die Fledermaus’ with live orchestra

Photo of cast for Die Fledermaus opera

The Fresno State Opera Theatre will join forces with the Fresno State Symphony Orchestra to perform a full opera production of Johann Strauss II’s comic operetta “Die Fledermaus” (“The Bat”) at 8 p.m. April 21 and 2 p.m. April 23 in the Concert Hall on campus. More than 75 students are involved in the production of […]

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