2023 Conservatory Spring Event Calendar

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Join us for spring . . . January Jan. 18 7:30 pm | RH

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Faculty Recital

Thomas Derthick, double bass; Patricia Shands, clarinet; John Cozza, piano; students Logan Adams and Noah Gonzales, double basses Featured works by Dmitri Shostakovich, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Serge Koussevitzky, and Morton Gould

Jan. 29 9 am | RH 3601 Pacific Avenue Stockton, CA 95211

Henry and Carol Zeiter Piano Competition

Schedule is subject to change at any time. For-up-to-date information on events, visit go.Pacific.edu/MusicEvents.

Unless otherwise indicated, general admission is: • Free for students with a valid ID • $5 for seniors • $10 for all others

Tickets to Friends of Chamber Music events: Presale at ChamberMusicFriends.org or day-of at the venue, 30 min. before the performance

isit go.Pacific.edu/MusicTickets for ticket presales V Day-of sales at the venue, 30 min. before the performance

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Ticket information

Photo credit: Sara Bill Photography/Karen Cubides

FEB. 26 | 9 am | FSCH

APR. 15 | 7:30 pm | FSCH

Pacific Brass Day

Pacific Wind Bands Concert featuring Kevin Day, composer-in-residence

CALENDAR OF EVENTS CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC SPRING 2023

This event has been drawing exceptionally talented young pianists from around California since the 1970s.

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University Symphony Orchestra

Laura Jackson, conductor-in-residence Works by Jimmy López Bellido, Carlos Simon, and Symphony No. 1 by Florence Price

Feb. 5 10 am | RH

Pacific Piano Day

Registration is required.

Feb. 5 2:30 pm | FSCH

Guest Artist Series

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Saxophone duo concert featuring Hayato Ikegaya, saxophone; Ricardo Martinez, saxophone Featured works by Nina Shekhar, David Baker, Ronaldo Budini, Lucie Robert, and Takashi Yoshimatsu

Feb. 10 7:30 pm | FSCH

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Choir Concert

Yejee Choi, conductor Featured works by Wolfgang Amadè Mozart, Josephine Poelinitz, Paul Basler, Rick Bjella, and Kim André Arnesen

Feb. 13 7:30 pm | RH

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Honors Recital

A showcase concert of students who were selected in the Conservatory-wide Honors Recital competition

February Feb. 4 7:30 pm | FSCH

Feb. 6 7:30 pm | RH

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Friends of Chamber Music presents Dover Quartet

Named one of the greatest string quartets of the last 100 years by BBC Music Magazine, the Grammy-nominated Dover Quartet has followed a “practically meteoric” (Strings) trajectory to become one of the most in-demand chamber ensembles in the world. *Front cover photo: Laura Jackson, music director and conductor, Reno Philharmonic, guest conductor-in-residence, February 4, 2023 Florence Price (1887–1953), first black woman to have a symphony performed by a major American orchestra

Feb. 15 7:30 pm | FSCH

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Pacific Wind Bands

Vu Nguyen, conductor Marie A. Douglas, composer-in-residence Featured works by David Biedenbender, Valerie Coleman, Joel Puckett, and a premiere of Douglas’s Concerto for Flute and Wind Ensemble featuring Brittany Trotter, flute

Feb. 21 7:30 pm | RH

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Guest Artist Series Sarah Shin, flute

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


“Aldana has the elusive ability to balance technical achievement against a rich emotional palette.” —Nate Chinen

MARIE A. DOUGLAS

2022-23 CONCERTO COMPETITION WINNERS

MELISSA ALDANA

SARAH SHIN

Conservatory Concert Hour featuring conservatory students Feb. 3 | RH Feb. 17 | FSCH Mar. 3 | RH

Mar. 4 7:30 pm | FSCH

Guest Artist Series

BRITTANY TROTTER

KATHERINE BERGMAN

DAVID BIEDENBENDER

Patrick PACIFIC Sheridan,JAZZ tuba, ENSEMBLE and Breathing Gym Creator; Sadie Glass, horn; Leonard Ott, trumpet; Bruce Chrisp, trombone Registration is required.

NINA SHEKHAR

JIMMY LÓPEZ BELLIDO

GEORGE WALKER

Faculty Recital

Ann Miller, violin; Vicky Wang, cello; Sonia Leong, piano; featured works by Franz Joseph Haydn, Ludwig van Beethoven, Reena Esmail, and Maurice Ravel

Brittany Trotter, flute Works by J. S. Bach, Nicole Chamberlain, George Lewis, Timothy Hagen, Sam Zagnit, and Tilmann Dehnhard

Mar. 3 7:30 pm | FSCH

PATRICK SHERIDAN

MARIAN ANDERSON STRING QUARTET

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Pacific Jazz Festival

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Pacific Opera Theatre presents Into the Woods

James Haffner, stage director Eric Dudley, music director Carl Pantle, assistant music director Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; book by James Lapine; originally directed on Broadway by James Lapine; orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick

e A. Douglas, Barbara York, Gina Gillie,

Patrick Langham, director Melissa Aldana, guest artist Grammy-nominated Chilean saxophonist joins the Pacific Jazz Ensemble

DOVER QUARTET

Pacific Wind Bands

Vu Nguyen, conductor Kevin Day, composer-in-residence Featured works by Katherine Bergman, premiere by Logan Fleece ’23—winner of Pacific Band Composition award, and Kevin Day’s Requiem for the Unarmed and Shimmering Sunshine

2:30 pm | FSCH

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Friends of Chamber Music presents Marian Anderson String Quartet

The Marian Anderson String Quartet was formed in 1989 and won the 1991 International Cleveland Quartet Competition, becoming the first African American ensemble in history to win a classical music competition. In 1993, the Marian Anderson String Quartet performed at Washington D.C.’s Kennedy Center as part of the 52nd presidential inaugural celebration.

Apr. 16 2:30 pm | FSCH

Apr. 6 7:30 pm | RH

Student-led contemporary chamber music ensemble

Apr. 30 7:30 pm | FSCH

Mariné Ter-Kazaryan, vocalist

Apr. 17 7:30 pm | RH

Daniel Ebbers, tenor Carl Pantle, piano Featuring works by Aaron Copland

Apr. 7 9:00 am | FSCH

Featuring Conservatory students

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Guest Artist Series

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Pacific Music Business Conference

Leslie Ann Jones, Grammy-winning recording engineer, and director of music at the world-famous Skywalker Sound recording studio will be the artist-in-residence, working with Conservatory of Music students in recording and mixing the week of April 3–7, and will be the keynote speaker on April 7.

Apr. 11 7:30 pm | FSCH

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Pacific Percussion Ensemble

Jonathan Latta, director Featured works by Pacific student composers and by Orlando Jacinto Garcia in collaboration with Kyle Bruckmann, oboe

Apr. 14 7:30 pm | RH

Faculty Recital

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28/78 New Music Ensemble

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Virginia Kelsey, mezzo-soprano Carl Pantle, piano; featured works by Claude Debussy, George Frideric Handel, and more

JOEL PUCKETT

Apr. 30

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Patrick Langham, director Glenn Zaleski, pianist

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Mar. 30, 31, Apr. 1 7:30 pm | FSCH Apr. 2 2:30 pm | FSCH T T

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Pacific Jazz Ensemble

Trio 180

March Mar. 1 7:30 pm | RH

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Faculty Recital

Mar. 23 7:30 pm | RH

Students from the Pacific Horn Studio Featured works by Marie A. Douglas, Barbara York, Gina Gillie, and more

Apr. 5 7:30 pm | FSCH

Sadie Glass, natural and modern horn; Patricia Grimm, piano; student Braydon Ross, horn Featured works by James Naigus, Gina Gillie, Ignaz Moscheles, and Franz Danzi

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Pacific Brass Day

Mar. 7 7:30 pm | RH

Apr. 15 7:30 pm | FSCH

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Pacific Horn Studio Recital

Patrick Langham, director Melissa Aldana, guest artist Performance with Pacific Jazz Ambassadors

Frank Wiens, piano Featured works by Franz Schubert, Ludwig van Beethoven, Gabriel Fauré, Claude Debussy, George Walker, and Frédéric Chopin

Feb. 26 9:00 am | FSCH

Apr. 3 7:30 pm | RH

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Pacific Jazz Festivalival

12:30 pm | Free T

FRANK WIENS

MARINÉ TER-KAZARYAN

HAYATO IKEGAYA

April

Mar. 31 | RH Apr. 14 | RH Apr. 28 | RH

Feb. 24 7:30 pm | FSCH

LESLIE ANN JONES

Pacific Varied Ensembles Recital I

Yejee Choi, conductor Pacific Choirs will be joined by the Alumni Choir in the performance of Gabriel Fauré’s Requiem, op. 48 and Cantique de Jean Racine.

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May 1 7:30 pm | RH

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Pacific Varied Ensembles Recital III Featuring Conservatory students

May 2 7:30 pm | FSCH

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Pacific Varied Ensembles Recital II

An evening of new music written by Pacific’s composition students

Apr. 29 7:30 pm | FSCH

May 6 2:00 pm | FSCH

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Beethoven: Symphony No. 3, “Eroica” Nicolas Waldvogel, conductor Winners of the Concerto Competition Brylan Finley, mezzo-soprano; Ealaph Tabbaa, bassoon; Braydon Ross, horn; featured works by Unsuk Chin, Wolfgang Amadè Mozart, Léo Delibes, and Reinhold Glière

Pacific Jazz Ensemble featuring Glenn Zaleski

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Pacific Composers

University Symphony Orchestra

“His playing is something to behold.” —Jazz Journal

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Choir Concert

Apr. 24 7:30 pm | RH

MAR. 30, 31 | APR. 1 | 7:30 pm | FSCH APR. 2 | 2:30 PM | FSCH

Faculty Recital

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Apr. 23 5:00 pm | Cathedral of Annunciation

Pacific Opera Theatre presents Into the Woods

APR. 5 | 7:30 pm | FSCH

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Pacific Arts Woodwind Quintet and Friends 50th Anniversary Celebration

Brittany Trotter, flute; Kyle Bruckmann, oboe; Patricia Shands, clarinet; Nicolasa Kuster, bassoon; Sadie Glass, horn; with Ricardo Martinez, saxophone Joined by emeritus faculty, alumni, and current Pacific students

Pacific Arts Woodwind Quintet and Friends 50th Year Anniversary Celebration MAY 6 | 2 pm | FSCH