School of the Arts

School of the Arts

The School of the Arts (SOA) is made up of two departments in the College of Humanities and Fine Arts (HFA)—Music and Theatre, and Art and Art History. Ensembles include The North State Symphony, Jazz X-Press, Chico State Bands, Opera Workshop, and the CSU, Chico Choirs. Each year we present six or more theatre productions. Additionally, we sponsor four or more Department of History lectures. SOA galleries include The Turner and University Art Gallery.

Upcoming Organ Recital, "A Rothe Celebration"

Poster for organ recital, A Rothe Celebration

David Rothe, University organist and music professor emeritus, will turn 80 in September. In honor of this milestone (and his 40 years of service to the University) the Department of Music and Theatre will present a concert featuring Rothe, his students, colleagues, and the University Centennial Pipe Organ. As a special bonus, all concert attendees will receive free copies of Rothe's critically acclaimed CD, Bach Organ Favorites.

Tickets are available at the University Box Office, 530-898-6333.

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Upcoming Performances

Organ Recital Series: A Rothe Celebration

Fri, Sept. 13 | 7:30 p.m.
Harlen Adams Theatre Stage

Lecture: Environmental Justice as Freedom

Thurs, Oct. 3 | 7:30 p.m.
Zingg Recital Hall

The Daniel Hiestand Memorial Concert: A Noteworthy Cause

Sat, Oct. 5 | 7:30 p.m. 
Laxson Auditorium

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