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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Distinguished pianist Roman Rabinovich to perform in Keyboard Concert Series

Roman Rabinovich

This artist from Uzbekistan is lauded for his “crisp rhythmic bite and abundant colorings” (The New York Times) having already performed in the major halls in Leipzig, Moscow, London, Paris, New York, and Washington D.C. as well as participated in prestigious festivals such as Marlboro, Lucerne, Davos, Prague Spring, and Klavier-Festival Ruhr.

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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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Fresno State Symphony Orchestra presents ‘From Russia with Love’

Thomas Loewenheim conducts the Fresno State Symphony Orchestra

The Fresno State Symphony Orchestra, directed by Dr. Thomas Loewenheim, will present its second concert of the season “From Russia with Love” on Saturday, Dec. 8, at 8:00 p.m. in the Department of Music Concert Hall. Tickets are $15 general, $10 for employees and seniors and $5 for students.  The concert will present three beautiful works […]

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Fresno State Jazz Festival revival is part of a larger vision for the program

Richard Giddens and the Jazz Band

It had been nearly 20 years since the last Fresno State Jazz Festival, and after a day of performances by visiting schools, the main concert began in the Fresno State Concert Hall on the evening of Nov. 29. Richard Giddens, Director of Jazz Studies for the Fresno State Department of Music directed the Fresno State […]

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Tigran Hamasyan delights audience with an innovative live performance

Tigran

By Annie Rubio Music is a universal language, with messages and emotions that can be understood regardless of one’s background. Modern artists are always seeking new ways to push the boundaries of their craft, to continuously innovate. Armenian jazz pianist Tigran Hamasyan artfully melds modern and traditional sounds into his music and he also ties in […]

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Emma Hill wins Senior Cello award at 2018 CalASTA State Solo Competition

Emma Hill

Congratulations to music performance major Emma Hill who received the Senior Cello award at the 2018 CalASTA (California American String Teachers Association) State Solo Competition on Oct 20 at the Ann E. Pitzer Center on the UC Davis campus. At the competition, 43 competitors were divided into Novice, Junior and Senior divisions. According to CalASTA […]

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