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Annual gala provides musical sounds from faculty and students

In hopes of raising scholarship funds for Fresno State’s department of music, the annual gala concert, featuring an orchestra, was held last Saturday. Faculty orchestra and vocalists performed alongside students in the concert hall. The performances featured a variety of ...

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Student orchestra set for fall performance

By Abigail Martin Special to The Collegian The Fresno State Wind Orchestra will play a concert Thursday, Oct. 2 at 8 p.m. in the Music Building Concert Hall. The show will feature the Clovis North High School Symphonic Band and ...

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Wind Orchestra Ready for Tour

Student orchestra holds concerts on campus before touring across the state By Sam Desatoff On Thursday, the Fresno State Wind Orchestra will perform in the Concert Hall in the Music Building on campus. The concert will begin at 8 p.m. ...

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Student Orchestra is Spotlight Ready

By Sam Desatoff The Fresno State Symphony Orchestra will present the “Spotlight on Our Students” concert Saturday at 8 p.m. in the Concert Hall at the Fresno State Music Building. “The Spotlight on Our Students concert is the annual concert…[that] ...

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Wind Festival blows the lid off Fresno State

Music filled the air last weekend as Fresno State celebrated its 34th annual Dr. Lawrence R. Sutherland Wind Festival in the music building’s Concert Hall.

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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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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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Annual Jazz concert continues scary tradition

The department of music brought a little jazz to the beginning of the Halloween weekend with this year’s Jazz-O-Ween concert. Jazz-O-Ween is an annual concert that showcases Fresno State’s Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble. The big difference between this show and other shows put on by the department is that at this show the performers wear costumes.

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Jazz concert keeps genre alive

Two jazz ensembles perform original compositions Angela Salinas / The Collegian It takes a different kind of person to appreciate jazz. In a world dominated by technology-enhanced music resulting in the likes of Ke$ha and Far East Movement, listening to ...

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