This year, Fresno State is proud to welcome Prof. Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi, one of the most notable musicians of his generation and respected mentor. He was Professor of Cello at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, President of the Toho Gakuen School of Music in Japan, Music Director of Kirishima International Music Festival, and is currently the President of the famed Suntory Hall in Tokyo. He is a recipient of the National Academy of Arts Prize in music by the Emperor, Japan’s Medal with Purple Ribbon, the highest honor in Japan, and was awarded Person of Cultural Merit in 2013.
The “Cello Fresno Gala Concert” will take place at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3 at the Concert Hall. The performance represents the culmination of the 2018 Cello Fresno Festival which runs Nov. 1-3. Tickets are $15 general, $10 Seniors and employee, $5 for students. Cellists from the Central Valley, as well as California, Nevada, and Indiana, […]
The International Cello Festival will take place from Oct. 5 through 8 on the Fresno State Campus, taking the final gala concert into the community at the Paul Shaghoian Concert Hall. The festival focuses on talent from the Central Valley taking part in three days of intense master classes, cello ensemble rehearsals, two concerts and more.
~ Reprinted from Campus News Performing as cellist, conducting and giving master classes locally and around the world are just some of Dr. Thomas Loewenheim’s accomplishments as a musician. The professor of music achieved all that while adapting his personal playing style to his disability. “My passion for education stems from my deep love of […]
Guest cellist Lynn Harrell, a two-time Grammy winner for Best Chamber Music Performance, will join several other acclaimed guest artists for the String Chamber Music Extravaganza at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 4, in the Concert Hall at Fresno State. Other performers will be Stephen Boe and Limor Toren-Immerman on violin; Paul Coletti and Michael Chang […]
The Philip Lorenz Memorial Keyboard Concert Series presents cellist Narek Hakhnazaryan in concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29, in the Fresno State Concert Hall in the Music Building.The concert, a special event in the Lorenz Keyboard Concert Series, is co-sponsored by the Armenian Studies Program of Fresno State and the Thomas A. Kooyumjian Family Foundation. […]
This year’s International Cello Festival, “Cello Fresno Festival,” is taking place today through Saturday on the Fresno State campus. The final Gala Concert will be at 8 p.m. Saturday in the Concert Hall. The festival focuses on talent from the Central Valley to participate in three days of intense master classes, cello ensemble rehearsals, two concerts, a […]