Author Archives: Christina Napier

Jazz: America’s original art form

Unknown to some, jazz is America’s one true original art form. Its creation comes from the combination of Western European classical music traditions and African culture.

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1,500 high school students to join ‘Dogs on Band Day

A typical Bulldog Marching Band halftime show is comprised of approximately 300 members, but imagine almost 2,000 people on the field at Bulldog Stadium performing in unison. This will be the reality on Saturday when 1,500 high school students join the Fresno State Bulldog Marching Band for its annual Band Day when the host Bulldogs take on Louisiana Tech.

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Voices Echo: wind orchestra and symphonic band to perform piece composed by Fresno State professor

On Oct. 4, both the wind orchestra and the symphonic band will have a concert revolving around a specially composed piece commemorating the events of 9/11.

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20th year of the Keyboard Concerts hits Fresno State

It has been 40 years since the Keyboard Concerts were founded by the late German-American pianist and professor, Philip Lorenz. These concerts of world-class pianists begin on Sept. 18 with Vardan Mamikonian as the first performer and will continue into the beginning of May 2012.

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