PAULHANSON: BASSOONANDELECTRONICS FRIDAY, MARCH 2 | 7:30 PM ZINGG RECITAL HALL “Hanson has brought the double reed instrument into areas where it has seldom, if ever, gone before, combining a commanding improvisational sensibility with funk, classical and world music influences.” —Downbeat Magazine Equally adept at jazz and chamber music, Paul Hanson has played or recorded with such diverse musicians as Bela Fleck, Wayne Shorter, and Ray Charles as well as symphony orchestras and Cirque du Soleil. His musical explorations transcend limitations and create new possibilities–producing performances of the highest quality. FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Seating restrictions apply—see page 27 Chico State Guitar Ensemble MYSTERIOUSJOURNEYS FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8 | 5 PM ROWLAND-TAYLOR RECITAL HALL The Chico State Guitar Ensemble embarks on a musical journey with a new season, new members, and new vitality! This program aims to explore the “mysterious” nature of music, through a variety of musical settings. Top students in classical guitar will perform solos in small and large ensembles. Whether revamping classics or embracing newer original works, this group always gives enthusiastic performances. FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Seating restrictions apply—see page 27 NEWMUSICBYSTUDENTCOMPOSERS THURSDAY, MARCH 1 | 7:30 PM ROWLAND-TAYLOR RECITAL HALL CSU,Chico’sveryowncompositionstudentsandmusiciansareatalentedbunch. Joinusforaneveningoforiginalmusicalcreationsandpremiereperformances. FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Seating restrictions apply—see page 27 39 TICKETS: 530.898.6333 • ChicoStateTickets.com • SchoolOfTheArts-CSUChico.com • ChicoPerformances.com New Music Symposium