Faculty Gala performance of ‘Carmina Burana’ to raise funds for scholarships

Fresno State Orchestra

An eruption of the senses in a journey through life’s indulgences, Carl Orff’s “Carmina Burana” is among the most popular pieces for classical music concert-goers. The opening, ‘O Fortuna, is immediately recognizable as the backdrop to many scenes in movies, television and commercials invoking drama unparalleled by other musical numbers.

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Black History Month choral concert to honor MLK

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

“Walk in Peace: A celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Black History Month” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8 at the Fresno City College Old Administration Building Auditorium.

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Community invited to celebrate the season at the Holiday Choral Concert

Fresno State Choral

The public is invited to the Fresno State Holiday Choral Concert “Here We Come A-Caroling”  2:30 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 9 in the Concert Hall. Tickets are $12 general, $8 seniors and $5 for students. Music includes traditional holiday music and carols. The show will feature performances by the Fresno State Chamber Singers, Concert Choir,  Masterworks Chorus […]

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‘Music of the Americas’ choir concert

Chamber Choir

Fresno State Choirs will present a concert, titled “Music of the Americas” at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 19, in the Concert Hall. “It is fun music that everyone can connect to in some way,” said Dr. Cari Earnhart, director of choral activities for Fresno State. “It is representative of the diverse fabric of our nation […]

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Symphony Orchestra to perform Nov. 12 with choral accompaniment

~ Photo take during a recent rehearsal UPDATE, Nov. 14, 2016: Above is a YouTube video featuring a number from Saturday’s performance. ORIGINAL POST: The Fresno State Symphony Orchestra will perform its second concert of the 2016-17 season at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, in the Concert Hall at Fresno State. In this concert, the Orchestra will […]

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NEW FACES: Music Department

The College of Arts and Humanities (fresnostate.edu/artshum/) at Fresno State is the largest college on campus, encompassing nine departments, and the Armenian Studies program. Of the 69 new faculty members at Fresno State this fall, about 20% of the new hires are in the College of Arts and Humanities. These new faculty bring innovative research, diverse […]

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