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.
Winter Choir Concert
The Four Central Washington University Choirs present their Winter Quarter 2017 Choral Concert. Over 200 singers which comprise the University Chorale, Wildcat Choir, Treble Choir & Chamber Choir will present 90 minutes of music.
Vocal Jazz Celebration
This concert will feature Vocal Jazz II and Vocal Jazz I, both directed by Vijay Singh, presenting many varied selections from their current “book”, including blues, ballads and standards from the great lexicon of jazz! A special treat will be a series of vocal solo presentations fresh from recent “Vocal Jazz Showcase”.
A ticket for this concert will also allow admission to the March 11th Jazz Band Celebration! Use coupon code JAZZ when purchasing the Jazz Band Celebration ticket for your free ticket for that event.
Jazz Band Celebration
This concert will feature Jazz Band III, Jazz Band II, and the award-winning Jazz Band I, directed by Chris Bruya. Selections from Ellington, Basie and other classics will be presented, along with some of the most current writing in the idiom. If you like big bands, this is the concert for you!
CWU Symphony Orchestra
The CWU Symphony Orchestra presents their Winter Concert featuring 2016 Concerto Competition Winner, Lauren Hall, in Béla Bartók’s posthumously published Viola Concerto. The concert will also feature the radiant Helios Overture by Danish composer, Carl Nielsen. And, it will conclude with Ottorino Respighi’s grandiose, Pines of Rome.