Music Notes from CSUEB Music Department

Concerts: December 4 - December 8

String Ensemble Recital

Tuesday, December 4 at noon | Music Building Recital Hall, MB 1055 | FREE

Philip Santos, director: Allegro from Divertimento in F Major, K. 138 by W. A. Mozart; Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G Major, BWV 1048 by J. S. Bach; and Concerto Grosso, Op. 6, No. 8 (Christmas Concerto) by Arcangelo Corelli

Jazz Orchestra
& Contemporary Jazz Ensemble
with Chabot College Jazz Ensemble 

Tuesday, December 4 at 7:30 p.m. | University Theatre| $7 / $5 / Free with CSUEB ID

Dann Zinn and Jon Palacio Jr., directors.  Music by Bill Liston, Greg Yasinitsky, Mark Taylor, Craig Skeffington, Bob Florence, Jimmy McHugh, Maria Schneider, Michael Brecker, Louis Aissen, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Jesse Levit, and Danny Castro

Vocal Repertory Ensemble Recital 

Thursday, December 6 at noon | Music Building Recital Hall, MB1055 | Free

Christine Abraham and Pamela Hicks, directors with Jeffrey Sykes, piano.  Works by Mozart, Durante, Arne, Lotti, Scarlatti, Purcell, Caccini, Quilter, Barber, handel, and Puccini

Percussion Ensemble Recital

Friday, December 7 | 4 pm | Music Building MB1039 | Free

Artie Storch, director.  Works by Isaac Smith, Allan Blank, Byong-kon Kim, and Sean Boyles  

The 2012 CSUEB Winter Gala Concerts Sponsoring the Alameda County Community Food Bank

Saturday, December 8 | 4 pm & 7 pm | Eden United Church of Christ | $15

All are invited to hear wonderful music performed by the Cal State University East Bay choirs, the Eden Choir, and Hillsdale High School Chamber Singers in two concerts that benefit the Alameda County Community Food Bank. The concert features a modern music favorite, Daniel Pinkham’s Christmas Cantata, featuring Eden Church organist, Heather Paisar, and a professional brass quartet. Proceeds from these concerts will help support the Alameda County Community Food Bank. The Alameda County Community Food Bank will be providing a collection barrel in the lobby of the concert to receive any canned goods you may wish to contribute at that time.

Non-refundable tickets @ $15 are only available from Should there be any unsold tickets left on the day of the concerts they will be sold at the door. These performances often experience a sellout so we encourage you to purchase your ticket soon! Once you have purchased your tickets, if you would like to donate one or more to a student so that they may attend the concert at no charge, please contact Scott Swanson who is collecting paid tickets for that purpose at

Student Recitals

Student Recitals

Thursday, December 6 at 2 p.m. -  Lecture/Performance: Bellini's Art Songs
Graduate student In Hui Lee, soprano with Jeffrey Sykes, piano
Music Recital Hall, MB1055 | Free

Friday, December 7 at 8 p.m. - Graduate Recital: Rumyana Chimeva, soprano with Jeffrey Sykes, piano
Works by Purcell, Scarlatti, Mozart, Debussy, Wolf, and Britten
Music Recital Hall, MB1055 | Free 

Music Department Concert and Events information: (510) 885-3167


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