Music Department

Music Calendar of Events

Spring 2019


All performances are FREE unless otherwise noted with an *


 
February

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 12:00 noon
Off-Campus, TRINITY CATHEDRAL: 2230 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44115 || (216) 771 – 3630
CSU Keyboard Students - Emerging Artists Series  at Trinity Cathedral –
Brownbag Concert

For more information, please visit https://trinitycleveland.org/music/brownbag-concerts/
Admission is FREE and open to the public

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 7:00 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Drinko Recital Hall
CSU Undergraduate Composition Studio Recital
Andrew Rindfleisch - Coordinator of Composition; Director, Cleveland Contemporary Players
Admission is FREE and open to the public

Friday, February 15, 2019 at 7:00pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Drinko Recital Hall
Keyboard Area Concert Extravaganza
With a special tribute to our good friend of the Department of Music, CSU Staff Member Beverly Payton, on her retirement.
Angelin Chang, Coordinator of Keyboard Area and Chamber Music
Admission is FREE and open to the public

Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 7:00 pm
Music and Communication Building, Waetjen Auditorium
CSU Wind Ensemble
John Perrine, conductor
Tom Lempner, alto saxophone
Special Guests - Midview High School Symphonic Bands
Joshua Brunger and Rachel Besand, conductors
Program
Ticheli - Cajun Folk Songs II
Barber - Commando March                     
Jacob - William Byrd Suite
Erickson – Blue Ridge Overture
McBeth – Canto
Smith – Encanto
Ticheli – Cajun Folk Songs

Admission is FREE and open to the public

Sunday, February 24, 2019 at 4:00 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Drinko Recital Hall
Dr. John Flower Faculty Concert Series on WCLV
Jc Sherman - member of the CSU Brass Faculty
Judith Ryder, piano
Program includes:
"Emmett's Lullaby," by G.E. Holmes
"Sonata No. 6" by Georg Frederic Handel (arr. R. Winston Morris)
"Liebeslied," by Fritz Kreisler
"Fantasy," by Malcolm Arnold
"Concerto for Tuba," by Clarence E. Barber
"Brindisi" from "La Traviata," by Giuseppe Verdi

Admission is FREE and open to the public
Concert broadcast on WCLV at a later date

Monday, February 25, 2019 at 7:30 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Waetjen Auditorium
CSU Jazz Combos
Joseph Miller and Alfredo Guerrieri, directors
Admission is free and open to the public

March

Friday, March 1, 2019 at 7:30 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Waetjen Auditorium
CSU Symphony Orchestra
CSU Chorale, University Chorus, and Choral Arts Cleveland

Victor Liva and Brian Bailey, conductors
Brahms - Double Concerto in A minor, Op. 102
Soloists – William Barbini, Violin and Ovidu Marinescu, Cello
Mozart - Requiem in D minor, K. 626
Soloists – Madelyn Hasebein, Soprano; Dawn Durdella, Mezzo-Sopran; Matthew Jones II, Tenor; Bryant Bush, Bass.
Admission is FREE and open to the public

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 from 7:00 – 10:00pm
Off-Campus, BOP STOP, 2920 Detroit Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44113
University Jazz Night at the Bop Stop
Featuring Jazz Combos from Case, CSU, and BW
Directed by Paul Ferguson, John Perrine, and Steven Banks respectively.
Cleveland is fortunate to have numerous colleges and universities with thriving music programs. This evening we will feature ensembles from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland State University, and Baldwin Wallace University. These students have been working hard all year and now is your chance to hear what they have been up to...!
https://www.themusicsettlement.org/calendar/2019/03/05/university-jazz-night-bop-stop

Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 3:00 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Waetjen Auditorium
Kulas Series of Keyboard Conversations Gala*
31st Season with Jeffrey Siegel.  The Joyous Music of Beethoven. The boisterous Rage Over a Lost Penny, the exhilarating Polonaise, the intimate Bagatelles, the Theresa Sonata, and the Farewell Sonata.
*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/

April

Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 7:00 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Waetjen Auditorium
Cleveland Winds
Birch Browning, conductor
WINNER of the American Prize in the Band/Wind Ensemble Performance—community & school division
http://theamericanprize.blogspot.com/…/band-winners-2015.html

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 12:00 noon
Off-Campus, TRINITY CATHEDRAL: 2230 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44115 || (216) 771 – 3630
CSU Chorale at Trinity Cathedral – Brownbag Concert*
Brian Bailey, conductor
https://trinitycleveland.org/music/brownbag-concerts/
Admission is FREE and open to the public

Thursday, Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 7:00 pm
Music and Communication Building, Waetjen Auditorium
CSU Wind Ensemble
CSU Jazz Ensemble

Birch Browning and John Perrine, conductors
Admission is FREE and open to the public

Monday, April 15, 2019 at 8:00 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Drinko Recital Hall
No Exit - New Music Ensemble
noexitnewmusic.com

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 7:30 pm
CSU Main Campus, Berkman Hall Auditorium, 1899 East 22nd Street, 44115
CSU Symphony Orchestra
Victor Liva, conductor
Charles Carleton, guest conductor
Winners of the Daniel Rains Solo Competition
Patrick Prejean, viola
Charles Edward Fernandes, piano
Kathleen Faith Monroe, cello
Beethoven - Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67,
Tchaikovsky - Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op. 33, for cello and orchestra
Bloch – Suite for Viola and Orchestra
Kapustin - Piano Concerto No.2 Op.14 (1972)
Admission is FREE and open to the public

Thursday April 18, 2019 at 7:00 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building
Angelin Chang, piano and friends
Special guests: Patrice Michaels and James Ginsberg (daughter-in-law and son of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg) with a tribute to RBG in THE LONG VIEW: A Portrait of Ruth Bader Ginsburg in Nine Songs
A dramatic concert saluting the life and work of legal pioneer Ruth Bader Ginsburg in celebration of her 25 years on the United States Supreme Court. Patrice Michaels, a vocalist of “spectacular and diverse gifts” (Journal of Singing) is also a lauded composer of stage works. Her nine-song cycle, THE LONG VIEW, is written in an engaging and lively jazz-meets-classical style, it illuminates key aspects of Justice Ginsburg’s personal and professional life through letters, remembrances, conversations, and even Court opinions. A seventy-five minute, no-intermission program suitable for SCOTUS-watchers and music-lovers ages 6 and up. Post-concert Q/A with Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's son, James Ginsburg, classical music producer and President/CEO of Cedille Records.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 7:30 pm
Off-Campus, BOP STOP, 2920 Detroit Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44113
University CSU Jazz Combos
Alfredo Guerrieri and Joe Miller, directors
https://themusicsettlement.org/calendar/department/bop-stop

Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 11:30 am (Thursday Series)
CSU Music and Communication Building, Drinko Recital Hall
CSU Chamber Orchestra
Victor Liva, conductor
Admission is FREE and open to the public

Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 7:30 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Drinko Recital Hall
CSU Opera Workshop
Jose Gotera, director
CSU Graduate and Undergraduate Voice Students perform fully staged and costumed excerpts from Opera and the American Music Theater
Admission is FREE and open to the public

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 7:00 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Drinko Recital Hall
Faculty Lecture - Recital
Robert Roche, Ed.D. , Asst. Lecturer
Instrumental Music Education
A time to “REFLECT”...
A lecture-recital centered around the meaning of the word, “Reflect”.
What does it mean to reflect? And, why should we reflect as makers of music?
Music to include:
“R”ed Hot Chili Peppers
“E”-Street Band
“F”rehley (Ace Frehley) of Kiss
“L”ennon (John Lennon) of The Beatles
“E”verly Brother “C”ash (Johnny Cash)
“T”om Waits
Admission is FREE and open to the public

May

Saturday, May 4, 2019 from 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building 2100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44115
Annual Cleveland Tuba-Euphonium Day*
Cleveland State University Music Department and J.c. Sherman, Instructor of Tuba & Euphonium, hosts annual Cleveland Tuba-Euphonium Day. The event, celebrating International Tuba Day, will be a day of learning and celebration of all things tuba.
Event parking will be available in the East 21st garage for a daily rate of $10.
Check-in begins at 8:00 a.m., and events run throughout the day.

Sunday, May 5, 2019 at 3:00 pm
CSU Music and Communication Building, Waetjen Auditorium
Kulas Series of Keyboard Conversations Gala*
31st Season with Jeffrey Siegel*  Fascinatin’ Rhythms!  Rags to Riches!  Syncopated Music of Gershwin, Joplin Brahms, Prokofiev, Stravinsky, Shostakovich and Weber.  Stirring marches, elegant waltzes, dashing polkas, and alluring tangos.
*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/

Wednesday, May 8 at 7:30 pm
Off-campus at St. Peter Catholic Church, E. 17th and Superior., Cleveland, OH  44114
CSU Chorale and University Chorus
Brian Bailey, conductor

 


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