Two Sonoma State University wind players have taken top prizes in the first annual SSU Concerto Competition, according to Director of Orchestral Activities Alexander Kahn. They are: Zachary Hall, trumpet (Arutiunian, Trumpet Concerto) and Megan Rice, saxophone (Glazunov, Saxophone Concerto).
Acclaimed lyric soprano Rhoslyn Jones will sing Samuel Barber’s Knoxville: Summer of 1915 with the Sonoma State University Symphony Orchestra on May 1 at 7:30 pm in Weill Hall.
The SSU Symphony Orchestra honors Earth Day with its April 22 concert, entitled Songs of the Earth. The 7:30 pm performance in Weill Hall will feature the world premiere of Moritūra Terra, the prize-winning work from the orchestra’s inaugural composition contest
Six Sonoma State Music majors competed in the second annual Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition on March 23. Orchestra conductor and head judge Alexander Kahn has announced that Jamelia Brown, soprano and Spencer Causey, horn, are the winners.
Alexander Kahn, conductor of the Sonoma State University Symphony Orchestra, announces the orchestra’s 2017-18 concert season.
Three student winners are among the eight who vied for the chance to perform with the SSU Symphony Orchestra at the third annual Concerto Competition which took place on April 11 in Schroeder Hall.