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  • Two Winners Named in 2nd Annual Concerto Competition
    March 24, 2017

    Six Sonoma State Music majors competed in the second annual Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition on March 23. Orchestra conductor and head judge Alexander Kahn has announced that Jamelia Brown...

  • Cameron Kaiser
    Orchestra Concert to Feature Composition Contest Winner
    March 9, 2017

    The SSU Symphony Orchestra honors Earth Day with its April 22 concert, entitled Songs of the Earth. The 7:30 pm performance in Weill Hall will feature the world premiere of ...

  • Brombaugh Op. 9 organ in Schroeder Hall
    Organ Takes Starring Role in Faculty Recital
    February 1, 2017

    Sonoma State University’s annual Wind Power concert on February 23 will feature Jonathan Dimmock, organist, playing Buxtehude’s Magnificat primi toni and chamber works with winds on...

  • SSU President Judy Sakaki with Symphonic Wind Ensemble Conductor Andy Collinsworth
    President Sakaki To Perform With Symphonic Wind Ensemble
    August 26, 2016

    The Sonoma State University Symphonic Wind Ensemble presents an evening of musical collaborations with President Judy K. Sakaki as guest narrator in Aaron Copland's iconic "Lincoln Portrait." The...

  • Anthony Mordechai Tzvi Russell
    Jewish Music Series Turns Two
    July 26, 2016

    Music of the Middle East, jazz-influenced improvisations, klezmer and liturgical melodies will comprise the...

  • Keith Brion rehearses the SSU Symphonic Wind Ensemble
    Band Icon Keith Brion to Conduct Symphonic Winds
    April 29, 2016

    World renowned bandmaster Keith Brion will guest conduct the Sonoma State University Symphonic Wind Ensemble on a program of wind band classics at 7:30 pm May 13 in Weill Hall at the Green Music...

  • Chamber Singers
    Choirs to Perform Shakespeare in Schroeder
    April 21, 2016

    The Sonoma State University Symphonic Chorus and Chamber Singers will honor the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death with settings of his texts on April 29 at 7:30 pm in Schroeder Hall...

  • Alexander Kahn
    Rhoslyn Jones, Orchestra to Perform "Knoxville, Summer of 1915"
    April 8, 2016

    Acclaimed lyric soprano Rhoslyn Jones will sing Samuel Barber’s Knoxville: Summer of 1915 with the Sonoma State University Symphony Orchestra on May 1 at 7:30 pm in Weill Hall. The...

  • First annual concerto competition
    Orchestra Holds First Concerto Competition
    March 30, 2016

    Two Sonoma State University wind players have taken top prizes in the first annual SSU Concerto Competition, according to Director of Orchestral Activities Alexander Kahn. They are: Zachary Hall,...

  • Dave Len Scott and TRUMPETSUPERGROUP recording session
    Trumpet Recital Features Dave Len Scott
    February 10, 2016

    Sonoma State University trumpet instructor Dave Len Scott dons his most comfortable shoes when he plays John Coltrane's iconic "Giant Steps" with pianist Ken Cook in Schroeder Hall at Sonoma State...

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