Over The TOPera
Over-the-TOPera Concert - An innovative and fun evening of opera arias sprinkled with your favorite duets and ensembles performed by Central Washington University’s talented vocal students, faculty and even alumni! The concert will showcase the hard work students put into learning and perfecting operatic aria repertoire. “Victoria Nightingale” will be returning to host the event as the evening’s emcee. Be prepared for moments of hilarity and silliness interspersed with the gorgeous sound of these magnificent voices.
Canadian Brass Concert - The Canadian Brass have recorded over 100 CDs and DVD’s, they have performed all over the world. Masters of concert presentations, Canadian Brass has developed a uniquely engaging stage presence and rapport with audiences. Their concerts feature the full range from trademark Baroque and Dixieland tunes to new compositions and arrangements created especially for them – from formal classical presentation to music served up with lively dialogue and theatrical effects. The hallmark of any Canadian Brass performance is entertainment, spontaneity, virtuosity and, most of all, fun – but never at the expense of the music.
An Afternoon of Jazz &
The Afternoon of Jazz concert (4:00pm) will feature Jazz Bands II & III and Vocal Jazz III performing memorable jazz standards and new material in the idiom. The Evening of Jazz concert (7:00pm) will feature the award-winning Vocal Jazz I and Jazz Band I performing their latest material featuring the fine soloists and strong ensemble presentations that Central is known for.
CWU Orchestra Concert
CWU Orchestra Concert - The Symphony Orchestra will feature to winners of the 2014 CWU Concerto Competition. Audrey Stangland will perform Thom Ritter George’s Concerto for Bass Trombone and Orchestra. Graduate student Leah Espinoza will perform Tchaikovsky’ Piano Concerto No. 1. Finally, the CWU Symphony Orchestra will perform Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 5.
CWU professors Denise Dillenbeck, violin, and violist Timothy Betts along with guest cellist, KevinStirring Rendition Of Handel’s “Hallelujah Chorus” Airs January 19
The best-known choral piece in history—Handel’s “Hallelujah Chorus”—will be aired on “CeMusica Anitqua Presents Winter Concert
The CWU Department of Music presents the second of this year’s Musica Antiqua concerts in the McIn