Music Department

Calendar of Events

September 2014

Tuesday, September 2 from 5:00 – 8:00 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Drinko Recital Hall

Clarinet Master Class
Phillip Paglialonga (Assistant Professor of Clarinet)
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

October 2014

Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 7:30 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Waetjen  Auditorium
CSU Wind Ensemble and CSU Jazz Ensemble
Birch Browning and John Perrine, conductors
Free and open to the public

Friday, October 3, 2014 at 7:30 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Waetjen Auditorium
CSU Symphony Orchestra and Combined CSU Choirs
Victor Liva and Brian K. Bailey, conductors
Schubert–Mass no. 3 in Bb
Berlioz – Roman Carnival Overture Op. 9
Free and open to the public

Monday, October 6, 2014 at 7:30 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Drinko Recital Hall
Dr. John A. Flower Faculty Concert Series - Live on WCLV
(Concert Recorded Live and broadcast on WCLV on Wednesday, October 22nd at 8pm).
Featuring the CSU Faculty Jazz Septet
Robert Fraser, jazz guitar
Glenn Holmes, bass
Joseph Miller, trumpet
John Perrine, saxophone
William Ransom, drums
Jason Smith, trombone
Rock Werhmann, piano
Free and open to the public

Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 7:30 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Waetjen Lobby
CSU Student Jazz Combos
Joe Miller, Bill Ransom and Jason Smith, directors
Free and open to the public

Friday, October 10, 2014 at 7:30 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Drinko Recital Hall
CSU Chamber Orchestra
Victor Liva, conductor
Free and open to the public

Sunday, October19, 2014 at 3:00 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Waetjen Auditorium
Kulas Series of Keyboard Conversations Gala - 27th Anniversary Season with Jeffrey Siegel*
Schubert and Brahms, Two Passionate Classicists
Lilting Viennese Waltzes of Schubert and Brahms.  Schubert's tuneful, graceful Impromtuin B flat, and delightful A Major Sonata, D. 664; Brahms' infinitely touching Intermezzo, and virtuoso variations on the melody of Paganini.
*Tickets may be reserved by contacting (216) 687.5018. Tickets are also available at the door. Cash, check (payable to Cleveland State University) or credit card (VISA, MasterCard and Discover) are accepted. For more information click here. http://csuohio.edu/concertseries/kc/

Monday, October 20, 2014 at 7:30 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Drinko Recital Hall
CSU Chorale and University Chorus
Music of Debussy, Rachmaninoff, Thompson, and Runestad
Brian Bailey, conductor
Free and open to the public

November 2014

Monday, November 3 at 7:30 pm
Music and Communication Building, Waetjen Auditorium
CSU Chorale with Guest Ensembles
Eastlake North High School Concert Choir and Shaker Heights High School A Cappella Mixed Choir
Brian Bailey and Matthew Juergemeier, conductors
Robert Schneider and William Shaffer, piano
Program includes music of Haydn, Debussy, Rachmaninoff, Chatman, and Runestad.
Free and open to the public

Thursday, November 6 at 7:30 pm
Music and Communication Building, Drinko Recital Hall
200th Birthday Celebration of Antoine-Joseph “Adolphe” Sax
CSU Sax Orchestra and Special Guests
John Perrine, conductor
Pieces by Grainger, Shostakovich and Herbie Hancock. Birthday celebration immediately following recital. 
Free and open to the public

Thursday, November 13 at 7:30 pm
Music and Communication Building, Waetjen Auditorium
CSU Jazz Ensemble
John Perrine, conductor
Jazz standards and favorites performed by CSU student jazz ensemble.
Free and open to the public

Friday, November 14 at 7:30 pm
Music and Communication Building, Drinko Recital Hall
CSU Chamber Orchestra and Chamber Winds
Victor Liva and Birch Browning, conductors
Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto no. 3 and Grieg’s Holberg Suite, Op. 4.
Free and open to the public

Sunday, November 16 at 3:00 pm
Music and Communication Building, Waetjen Auditorium
Conversations Gala - 27th Anniversary Season with Jeffrey Siegel*
Torment and Triumph – Music of Franz Liszt

Heavenly Ave Maria, the devilish Mephisto Waltz and the stupendous B Minor Sonata, perhaps Liszt’s most autobiographical work – a battle for dominance between Satan and Saint.
*Tickets may be reserved by contacting (216) 687.5018. Tickets are also available at the door. Cash, check (payable to Cleveland State University) or credit card (VISA, MasterCard and Discover) are accepted. For more information, visit csuohio.edu/concertseries/kc/.   

Sunday, November 16 at 7:30 pm
Music and Communication Building, Waetjen Auditorium
The Cleveland Winds and Special Guest Ensemble Cleveland Youth Wind Symphony 2
Birch Browning and Daniel Crain, conductors with Eric Rombach-Kendall, guest conductor
Music by Salfelder – Cathedrals, Nelson - Medieval Suite, Hindemith - Symphonic Metamorphosis, Sousa - White Rose, Nowlin - Fanfare: Sounds of the Centennial, Sousa/Arr. Brion & Schissel - The Thunderer, Tomaso Albinoni/Arr. Jacob de Haan – Adagio, Hazo - Fantasy on a Japanese Folk Song, Leo Delibes/Arr. Joseph Kreines - March and Cortege of Bacchus from ‘Sylvia’.
Free and open to the public

Monday, November 17 at 7:30 pm
Music and Communication Building, Waetjen Auditorium
CSU Symphonic Winds and Special Guests Mercyhurst College Wind Ensemble
Birch Browning, Scott Meier, conductors and Eric Rombach-Kendall, guest conductor
Seth Thomas, piano
Almost B.A.C.H. Frigyes Hidas O Mench, Bewien’ Dein’ Sünde Gross - JS Bach/Percy Grainger, JS Dances - Donald Grantham and Passacaglia (Homage on B-A-C-H) - Ron Nelson.
Free and open to the public

Thursday, November 20 at 7:30 pm
Music and Communication Building, Waetjen Auditorium
CSU Student Jazz Combos
Joe Miller, Bill Ransom and Jason Smith, directors
Jazz favorites and standards performed by members of the CSU student jazz combos.
Free and open to the public

Friday, November  21 at 7:30 pm
Music and Communication Building, Waetjen Auditorium
CSU Symphony Orchestra
Victor Liva, conductor
David Alan Harrell, cello
Wagner – Overture to Die Meistersinger, Haydn – Cello Concerto in C major with Cleveland Orchestra Cellist and CSU Cello Faculty Member, David Alan Harrell.  Schumann – Symphony No. 1 “Spring.” 
Free and open to the public

Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 8:00 pm
Music and Communication Building, Drinko Recital Hall
CSU Trombone Quartet Recital
Featuring - Tony Aploczer, Dan DiMarino, Steve Jessup and Thanasit Pimnipapatrakul
The trombone studio of Shachar Israel peform solo and chamber works by Bruckner, Ropartz, Stojowski, Bach, Vivaldi, Sachse and Cortazzo.
Free and open to the public

Monday, November 24, 2014 at 8:00 pm
Music and Communication Building, Drinko Recital Hall
NO EXIT New Music Ensemble
Tomothy Beyer, director; Cara Tweed, violin; James Rhodes, viola; Nick Diodore, cello; Sean Gabriel, flute, Nicholas Underhill, piano and Luke Rinderknecht, percussion.
Jacob Druckman - Reflections on the Nature of Water
Andrew Rindfleisch - Quiet Music
New Works and Premiers by Chris Auerbach- Brown, Eric Gonzalez, Robert Beckstrom and Al Kovach.
Free and open to the public
 

December 2014

Tuesday, December 9 at 7:30 pm
Music and Communication Building, Waetjen Auditorium
CSU Chorale and University Chorus
Brian Bailey, conductor
Free and open to the public

 

All events are located at Cleveland State University in the
Music and Communication Building, 2001 Euclid Avenue, unless otherwise noted.