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This Week at the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music

This week at the BCCM
September 22-28 Event Information

Friday, September 19
8:00pm Carpenter Performing Arts Center
Bob Cole Conservatory Symphony Orchestra

Johannes Müller-Stosch, conductor.

Chamber Orchestra
Bach—Orchestra Suite No. 1
Sibelius—Romance in C Major, Op. 42

Full Orchestra
Mozart—Piano Concerto No. 15 in B‐flat Major, K. 450
(Althea Waites, piano)
Dvořák—Serenade for Strings in E Major

Althea Waites, piano.

Saturday, September 20
8:00pm Daniel Recital Hall
Faculty Artist Recital

Darrin Thaves, flute w/Rena Urso-Trapani, flute

Faculty Artist Darrin Thaves is joined by BCCM flute faculty Rena Urso-Trapani and pianist Sandra Bleiweiss, performing an evening of virtuosic flute and piano music from around the world.

The evening will include works by Tchaikovsky, Uebayashi, Kuhlau and Taffanel.

Portrait of Darrin Thaves

Monday, September 22
8:00pm Daniel Recital Hall
Guest Artist Recital
In Two Worlds, the Duality of Music and Society

John Sampen, saxophone/multimedia and Mark Bunce, composer/engineer.

In Two Worlds, the Duality of Music and Society is a multi-disciplinary presentation designed as an exciting "seamless" musical experience featuring projected visuals, interactive electronics and theatrical activities.

Representative composers include John Cage, Toru Takemitsu, Morton Subotnick, Brian Egan, Marilyn Shrude, William Bolcom and Mark Bunce. Actual composer voices are heard via recorded readings and poetry, thus bringing the composer "spiritually" into the live concert space.

John Sampen and Mark Bunce.

Wednesday, September 24
8:00pm Daniel Recital Hall
New Music Ensmble

Alan Shockley, director.

The CSULB New Music Ensemble, directed by Alan Shockley, presents a concert of recent works with a theme of "Women of the Americas." Special guest conductor and program curator, Adriana Verdié. The program will feature works by Paula Suarez, Adina Izarra, Adriana Verdié, Pauline Oliveros, and others.

Women in the Americas

Sunday, September 28
4:00pm Daniel Recital Hall
CJO 10th Anniversary Alumni All-Star Concert

Jeff Jarvis, director

Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of his arrival at the Bob Cole Conservatory, Jeff Jarvis has assembled an all-star line up of former members of the award-winning Concert Jazz Orchestra. Over the years, CJO musicians have achieved local, national, and international recognition through numerous appearances at jazz festivals, music education conventions, and command performances. The CJO has won 1st place in the college division of the 2007 and 2009 Next Generation Jazz Festivals, resulting in invitations to perform at the 50th and 52nd Annual Monterey Jazz Festivals. They also won 1st place at the Western States Jazz Festival. Other notable performances include Jazz At Lincoln Center, the Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland, North Sea Jazz Festival in the Netherlands, Playboy Jazz Festival, Hollywood Bowl, International Association of Jazz Educators, California Music Educators Association, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Disneyland, Magic Mountain, Newport Beach Jazz Party, and numerous performances at Los Angeles Jazz Institute events. The CJO has recorded two compact discs, the latest of which resulted in their Downbeat Student Music Award win in the graduate college division. This same recording is presently under consideration for a Grammy nomination.

The Concert Jazz Orchestra has performed with Wayne Bergeron, Jim Snidero, Carl Allen, Wycliffe Gordon, Bobby Shew, Eric Marienthal, Christian Jacob, Les McCann, George Duke, Shelly Berg, Pete Christlieb, Gary Foster, Ndugu Chancler, Airto Moriera, Flora Purim, Bobby McFerrin, Bob McChesney, Ron Stout, Tom Kubis, Eddie Daniels, Dave Pike, Ashley Alexander, John Heard, Bruce Johnstone, Buddy Colette, Don Shelton, Rich Matteson, Tommy Newsom, Jack Sheldon, and more.

Numerous CJO alums have gone on to successful careers as touring and studio musicians, educators, producers, composers, and educators. A testament to their fine musicianship is evidenced in the fact that they have prepared a challenging and exciting program for you with one rehearsal. You will hear the music of Don Schamber, Fancy Boland, Lars Halle, Sammy Nestico, Tom Garling, Jeff Jarvis, George Stone, plus CSULB alums Elliot Deutsch and Tom Kubis. We hope you enjoy this 10th anniversary concert featuring the CJO Alumni All-Stars.

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Upcoming BCCM Fall 2014 Events

  • Monday, September 29, 2014
    Composition Studio Concert, Alan Shockley, director 8:00pm Daniel Recital Hall $10/7
  • Wednesday, October 1, 2014
    Woodwind Chamber, John Barcellona, director 8:00pm Daniel Recital Hall $10/7
  • Friday, October 3, 2014
    Guest Artist Recital, US Army Herald Trumpets 8:00pm Daniel Recital Hall FREE

For more events, please visit our Events Page at the BCCM website.

Direct links to purchase Tickets are available by clicking on the price of the event above. Tickets for all events can also be purchased online at the Ticket Office or by calling 562-985-7000.

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