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Music Events

Goldberg String Quartet

Saturday, May 5, 2018 - 7:30pm

Goldberg String Quartet members

CSUN’s Samuel Goldberg Honors String Quartet is named in recognition of the Samuel Goldberg Foundation for its longtime generous patronage, with special thanks to trustee Michael Levine for making the foundation’s annual gift possible. Substantial support for the quartet comes from David and Gita Kronen, with additional scholarship funds graciously provided by the Dr. Robert W. Weinpahl Endowment, Michael Sandler, and the Manuel Compinsky Endowment. Read more

Wind Ensemble

Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 7:30pm

Wind Symphony

Among the innumerable collegiate wind ensembles found throughout North America, a select few have distinguished themselves from the pack of others. These distinguished few possess an established heritage of musical excellence while keeping a steadfast vision toward a relevant and profound musical future. The Wind Ensemble at CSUN is among these distinguished few.  Read more

Guest Artist Recital: The Argus String Quartet

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 7:30pm

Argus Quartet

Praised for their “supreme melodic control and total authority” (Calgary Herald), the Argus Quartet is quickly gaining a reputation as one of today’s most dynamic and versatile young ensembles. Read more

Jazz "A" Band

Friday, March 16, 2018 - 7:30pm

jazz

The CSUN Jazz "A" Band is recognized as one of the finest college jazz bands in the nation.  Read more

Guest Artist Recital: Mana Trio

Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 7:30pm

Mana Trio

Called a “groundbreaking ensemble” by the Los Angeles Chronicle, The MANA Chamber Players have repeatedly won high praise from today’s leading composers  noted as an ensemble that is “vigorous and accomplished…deserving every success” and “beautifully balanced…a new bright light in the world of chamber music” by Pulitzer Prize winners Charles Wuorinen and Ellen Taafe Zwilich.  Read more

Faculty Artist Recital: James Dorsa, harpsichord

Friday, March 9, 2018 - 7:30pm

James Dorsa

Harpsichordist James Dorsa is a native of Southern California's San Fernando Valley as well as a CSUN Music alumnus.  He performs harpsichord concerts both locally and abroad, strongly favoring the seldom performed modern repertoire.  The majority of his appearances are based on presenting the harpsichord, with its long and antiquarian history, as a living organism capable of portraying the nuances of the 21st Century.  His "maximalist" style has met with resounding interest.   Read more

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