AUGUST 27 Student Recital: FREE SEPTEMBER 8 Emeritus Faculty Recital: Four Hands, Four Feet and Over 3,000 Pipes 10 Faculty Recital: With and Without Words FREE 30 Opera Gala: Opera Ball OCTOBER 1 Faculty Recital: Monk-E Around FREE 7 Ensemble Concert: The Daniel Hiestand Memorial Concert Classically Band 8 Faculty Recital: Horns and Friends FREE 10-15 Theatre Production: American Idiot 14 Low Brass Ensemble: The Voice of God, the Voice of the Devil, the Voice of Fatherly Figures! FREE 21 Ensemble Concert: Jazz X-Press Swing Swing Swing 22 Faculty Recital: Dimitri Shostakovich: A Portrait of the Soviet Composer FREE 26 Guest Recital: Travis Brass Quintet FREE 28 Ensemble Concert: Symphonic Winds New York Cityscape 29 Faculty Recital: A New Voice: Music for Clarinet, Soprano and Piano FREE NOVEMBER 4 Ensemble Concert: CSU Chico Choral Ensembles Pilgrimage 8-12 Theatre Production: Dancing at Lughnasa 14 Ensemble Concert: Jazz II and Concert Band Two-Fer FREE 16 Humanities Center Piano Concert “Which Side Are You On?” FREE DECEMBER 1-3 Festive Fundraiser: Glorious Sounds of the Season 8 Chico State Guitar Ensemble: Mysterious Journeys FREE 10 Faculty Recital: Stravinsky’s Octet FREE JANUARY 28 Faculty Recital: Frederic Chopin FREE FEBRUARY 4 Faculty Recital: Dear Delight: Songs of Romance and Love FREE 11 Faculty Recital: The Hanging of Pinocchio and Other Strange Arrangements FREE MARCH 1 New Music Symposium: New Music by Student Composers FREE 2 Paul Hanson: Bassoon and Electronics FREE 3 Low Brass Ensemble: Prof. Teague-Miller Meets the Low Brass Choir! FREE 8-11 Theatre Production: A Midsummer Night’s Dream 9 Chico Bach Festival: Scarlatti to Schumann 10 Chico Bach Festival: Vivaldi and Beyond 11 Chico Bach Festival: Frescobaldi and Friends 13-15 Theatre Production: A Midsummer Night’s Dream APRIL 6-7 Theatre Production: A Grand Night for Singing FREE 14 Jazz X-Press: With A Little Help from our Friends 15 Faculty Recital: Mozart, Brahms, and Rochberg: Sonatas and Trios FREE 21 19th Kruschke Piano Competition FREE 21 Ensemble Concert: Symphonic Winds A Musical Bouquet 24 Ensemble Concert: Jazz II and Concert Band Jazz Plus FREE 28 Ensemble Concert: CSU Chico Choral Ensembles A Garland of Song 29 Faculty Recital: The Marriage Diary of Robert and Clara Schuman FREE MAY 2-6 Musical Theatre Production: Avenue Q 11 Ensemble Concert: Chico State Guitar Ensemble Estampas 13 Faculty Recital: Crossroads FREE SEASON AT A GLANCE “Art is a nation’s most precious heritage. For it is in our works of art that we reveal to ourselves and to others the inner vision which guides us as a nation.” —Lyndon Johnson, on signing into existence the National Endowment for the Arts C reativity happens here and we are proud to share it! The School of the Arts presents creative works emerging from college disciplines in the form of faculty and student work, musical ensembles, theatre productions, North State Symphony concerts, the Jacki Headley University Art Gallery, The Janet Turner Print Museum, and the Humanities Center lectures. TOGETHERWETEACHTHEARTS 32 CHICOSTATESCHOOLOFTHEARTS PERFORMANCESERIES2017–2018