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It’s our fall season — come one, come all. September


Sep. 18 7:30 pm | FSCH


University Symphony Orchestra Works by Coleridge-Taylor, Mozart, Weber, Ibert, Rachmaninoff, and Ravel Nicolas Waldvogel, conductor

Oct. 24 | 2:30 pm | FSCH

Abigail Hernandez, soprano 3601 Pacific Avenue Stockton, CA 95211

American String Quartet

Conservatory of Music

Featuring 2021 Student Concerto Competition Winners

Works to include: Festival Prelude (Alfred Reed); Stillwater (Kelijah Dunton); Prelude, Siciliano, and Rondo (Malcolm Arnold), Smetana Fanfare (Karel Husa); The Hounds of Spring (Alfred Reed); Give Us This Day (David Maslanka) Vu Nguyen, conductor

Oct. 9 2:30 pm & 7 pm FSCH

Diego Bustamante, piano

Pacific Prism

Sep. 26 7:30 pm | FSCH

Pacific Choral Ensembles

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Dec. 3 | 7:30 pm | FSCH

Ric Campero and Paul Kimball, conductors

Holiday Choral Concert

Symphonic Wind Ensemble and University Concert Band

Monica Mendoza, flute,

Valérie Sainte-Agathe, Conductor in Residence

Nov. 16 | 7:30 pm | FSCH


Tristen Collinsworth, bassoon

Works by Conte, Glass, Fauré and more

Percussion Ensemble

Oct. 6 7:30 pm | RH

Sep. 29 7:30 pm | FSCH


Pacific Jazz Ensembles

A breathlessly fast-paced concert demonstrating the range and imagination of Pacific’s nationally recognized Conservatory of Music. Featuring conservatory students and faculty. Expect the unexpected!

Saxophone Recital with Ricardo Martinez Oct. 11 7:30 pm | RH


Resident Artist Series

Patrick Langham, director

Pacific Jazz Festival

Eric Reed, guest artist

Sep. 30 7:30 pm | RH


Oct. 22-23 7:30 pm | FSCH T

Nicolasa Kuster, bassoon with Sabine Klein, piano


Featuring Gretchen Parlato, Sullivan Fortner, and Samara Joy with the Pacific Jazz Ensemble and Pacific Jazz Ambassadors Patrick Langham, director

Resident Artist Series

LEGEND FSCH | Faye Spanos Concert Hall RH | Conservatory Recital Hall VAH | Vereschagin Alumni House DUC | Don and Karen DeRosa University Center T

Tickets needed | see back panel

Gretchen Parlato Oct. 22 | 7:30 pm | FSCH

New Music Festival

Pacific Prism

Eric Reed

Oct. 9 | 2:30pm & 7 pm | FSCH

Sep. 29 | 7:30 pm | FSCH

Conservatory Concert Hour featuring conservatory students Oct. 15 | Nov. 5, 12, 19 | Dec. 1 1 pm | RH | Free Oct. 24 2:30 pm | FSCH


American String Quartet (FOCM) Internationally recognized as one of the world’s finest quartets, the American String Quartet has spent decades honing the luxurious sound for which it is famous.

Oct. 26 11 am | IRH

Octubafest: Master Class with Theon Cross Theon Cross is an award-winning tuba player and composer. He is a key component of London’s thriving jazz scene and his unique sound has been described as ‘innovative’ and hailed for ‘reinventing the tuba’.

Oct. 26 7:30 pm | RH

American String Quartet Masterclass Masterclass with the American String Quartet

Oct. 29 7:30 pm | VAH Oct. 30 2:30 & 7:30 pm | VAH Oct. 31 2:30 pm | VAH T

Opera Follies Pacific Opera Theatre ensemble

Symphonic Wind Ensemble and University Concert Band Re(new)al

Conservatory brass players perform popular tunes at DUC Lobby to close out Octubafest!


Vu Nguyen, conductor Viet Cuong, Composer-in-Residence Featuring Orphic Percussion Works by David Biedenbender, Viet Cuong, Ruth Brittin, Ingrid Stölzel, and Omar Thomas

Composer in Residence Nov. 1-6 | 7:30 pm | RH

University Symphony Orchestra Nov. 21 | 2 pm | FSCH

Nov. 30 7:30 pm | RH

Nov. 16 7:30 pm | FSCH

Igor Veligan, violin and viola with Natsuki Fukasawa, piano

Pacific Percussion Ensemble

Pacific Composers

Directed by Michael Downing

Featuring music by Pacific’s Music Composition students

Resident Artist Series

Nov. 21 2 pm | FSCH

Eric Dudley, Music Director


Viet Cuong

Nov. 10 7:30 pm | RH

Black Oak Ensemble + Eugenia Moliner (FOCM)

Nov. 5 7:30 pm | FSCH

Octubafest: Brass Pop Hour

Oct. 29–31 | 2:30 and 7:30 pm | VAH

Nov. 14 2:30 pm | FSCH

University of the Pacific’s 1st Annual Octubafest, presented by the Tuba-Euphonium Studio.

Oct. 28 12 pm | DUC Lobby

Opera Follies

James Haffner, Stage Director

Octubafest: Studio Recital

Presented by Friends of Chamber Music

Oct. 24 5:30 pm | RH

Yoshiaki Pacific Jazz Ensemble Onishi Oct. 22-23 | 7:30 pm | FSCH


The Black Oak Ensemble took root in 2011 when they performed for a standing-room-only audience on Chicago’s prestigious Music in the Loft Series. In their FOCM debut, they’ll be joined by renowned flautist, Eugenia Moliner.

Nov. 15 7:30 pm | RH


Pacific Chamber Music Recital I Featuring Conservatory Students




Mahler at Pacific Symphony No. 4 in G Major by Gustav Mahler Nicolas Waldovogel, conductor

Dec. 1 7:30 pm | RH

Jessica Siena, soprano

Trio 180

A side-by-side performance with the University Symphony Orchestra and High School musicians

Featuring performances of works by Leonard Bernstein, Frank Martin, and Shulamit Ran

Nov. 22 7:30 pm | RH

Dec. 3 7:30 pm | FSCH



Pacific Chamber Music Recital II

Holiday Choral Concert

Featuring Conservatory Students

A concert of holiday music to help celebrate the season.

Nov. 29 7:30 pm | RH

Ric Campero and Paul Kimball, conductors


Pacific Chamber Music Recital III Featuring Conservatory Students