Timothy Smith, former director of the CSUEB Bands, will be a special guest at the wind symphony concert.

Timothy Smith, former director of the CSUEB Bands, will be a special guest at the wind symphony concert.

Faculty-Alumni Wind Orchestra, CSUEB Wind Symphony to perform tonight

  • March 11, 2014 9:00am

Cal State East Bay's Wind Symphony, along with the Faculty-Alumni Wind Orchestra, will perform in concert tonight (Tuesday, March 11) at 7:30 in the University Theatre on CSUEB's Hayward Campus, 25800 Carlos Bee Blvd. Admission to the concert, under the direction of conductor Danielle Gaudry, is free and the public is invited. A reception will follow.

The concert will feature the return of Timothy Smith, professor emeritus of music and former director of bands, who taught at Cal State East Bay for 22 years until retiring about six years ago. He will serve as a special guest conductor for part of the concert. Other former CSUEB music faculty members are expected to participate.

Along with Smith's return, the concert will feature the musical works of CSUEB alumni Robert Litton, Frank Ticheli, Joaquin Turina, Jack Stamp and many others, according to Gaudry, who is assistant professor of music and director of the Cal State East Bay Bands.

Further information about the CSUEB Windy Symphony concert and other Music Department events is available by calling (510) 885-3167 or visiting music.csueastbay.edu.

-- Barry Zepel

California State University, East Bay is the San Francisco East Bay Area's high-access public university of choice. CSUEB serves the region with campuses in Hayward and Concord, a professional development center in Oakland, and an innovative online campus. With an enrollment of more than 14,000, the University offers a nationally recognized freshman year experience, award-winning curriculum, personalized instruction, and expert faculty. Students choose from among more than 100 professionally focused fields of study for which the University confers bachelor's and master's degrees, as well as an Ed.D. in education. Named a "Best in the West" college, as well as a Best Business School, by the influential Princeton Review, Cal State East Bay is among the region's foremost producers of teachers, business professionals and entrepreneurs, public administrators, health professionals, literary and performing artists, and science and math graduates.

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