Student Chamber Music Recital: 5 p.m. April 8. Join our great students in a unique experience of collaboration under the direction of distinguished faculty. RiverCenter's Studio Theatre. Free admission.
Guitar Chamber Music Student Recital: 7:30 p.m. April 8. Students of the Schwob School of Music will perform in guitar quartets and ensembles of guitar and mixed instruments. RiverCenter's Legacy Hall. Free admission.
CSU Wind Ensemble: 7:30 p.m. April 11. The final Wind Ensemble concert of the year features an eclectic mix of music, showcasing the flexibility of the modern wind band. To open, we Blow it Up, and Start Again with a work by composer Jonathan Newman, a raucous piece with elements of funk and “dub-step.” We “start again” with music from 16th century Italian composer Carlo Gesualdo, conducted by our guest Robert Ambrose, director of bands at Georgia State University. Following a beautiful new work by rising composer Roger Zare and a Mexican dance, several faculty artists are featured in a funky, edgy piece by New York composer Andy Akiho. The Wind Ensemble closes with Donald Grantham’s variations on George Gershwin’s “blues lullaby,” Prelude No. 2 in C#, performed at the piano by AlinaSarkysian, graduate student of Prof. Alexander Kobrin. RiverCenter's Legacy Hall. Free admission.
LegacyLive! Guest Artist Recital with Francisco Bernier, guitar 4 p.m. April 14. Hailed by La Stampa as “a future superstar of the guitar”, Francisco Bernier has already begun to dazzle audiences worldwide. A native of Spain, Maestro Bernier performs works of the great Spanish masters including Francisco Tarrega’sCarnaval deVenicia, and Julian Arcas’s Fantasia La Traviata. Sponsored by the Hon. Teresa P. Tomlinson and Mr. Wade H. Tomlinson. RiverCenter's Legacy Hall. Admission $20.