Faculty Composers

Dr Brian Wilson is only one of the composers on the music department faculty at Sonoma State University

The music faculty boasts many active composers who write music in all genres, from art song and musical theatre to contemporary Classical, Jazz and avant-garde. This annual celebration of original music draws top classical and jazz performers from throughout the North Bay.

The Faculty Composers Concert will feature the music of Will Johnson, Brian S. Wilson, Thom Limbert, and members of the Faculty Jazz Ensemble.

Music by Jazz Faculty (program to be announced from the stage):

SSU Faculty Jazz Ensemble
Kasey Knudsen, saxophone
Andrew Stephens, trumpet
Doug Leibinger, trombone
Randy Vincent, guitar
Ken Cook, piano
Cliff Hugo, bass
George Marsh, drums
Kendrick Freeman, percussion

Last fall's concert included: 

Three Songs; Brian S. Wilson (b. 1962)
I.  Wandering The River (from Kherdian Songs)
II.  My Soul Is Dark (from Byron Songs)
III.  My Mother’s Irises (from Kherdian Songs)

With guests Christa Durand, voice and Matthew Arnerich, piano

Musiamunat Day 2; Thomas Limbert (b. 1974)
(Papua New Guinea soundscape composition – sounds recorded by Eddie Game)  

Schroeder Hall in the Green Music Center
Admission Fees
$8.00 includes parking
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Thursday, March, 5, 2020, 7:30pm