Music

Faculty Recital: Classical Favorites
Eric Kinsley, Keum Hwa Cha and guest artist Haekyung An

Samuelson Chapel

Eric Kinsley, keyboards, Keum Hwa Cha, violin, and guest artist Haekyung An, soprano, perform masterpieces often neglected in modern concert halls.

Founders Day Concert
Cal Lutheran Music Student Showcase

Samuelson Chapel

Music Department students celebrate homecoming weekend and the founding of the university with an eclectic array of solo and chamber performances.

Homecoming Concert
Cal Lutheran Choral Ensembles

Samuelson Chapel

The Cal Lutheran Choir and the Women’s Chorale open the season with Wyant Morton conducting.

The Mystical Music & Dance of the Middle East
Artists and Speakers Series: Yuval Ron Ensemble

Samuelson Chapel

The Yuval Ron Ensemble unites the sacred musical traditions of Judaism, Sufism and the early Christian Church of the Middle East into a musical interfaith celebration.

The Innovative Vision of Poet Dana Gioia: American Poetry and Public Life
Artists and Speakers Series

Samuelson Chapel

Recent California Poet Laureate Dana Gioia will read from and illuminate his award-winning poetry and discuss how community engagement in poetry and all the arts fosters a vibrant public sphere. The Cal Lutheran Choir will perform a musical setting of Gioia’s poem “Prayer” composed by Morten Lauridsen.

Women In Music
Making Change Happen

Preus-Brandt Forum

A panel of prominent women in the music industry will discuss their diverse careers as well as their views on the changing face of the industry and the growing presence of women in leading roles. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the discussion runs from 6:30 to 8 p.m. with a reception to follow.

Franzen Organ Recital Series: Christophe Mantoux

Samuelson Chapel

French organist Christophe Mantoux performs the first concert of the 2019-2020 Orvil and Gloria Franzen Organ Recital Series.

Areté Vocal Ensemble
'Considering Matthew Shepard'

Samuelson Chapel

Areté, the innovative professional ensemble of vocal artists, returns to the stage for its 11th season to perform Considering Matthew Shepard by Craig Hella Johnson. Wyant Morton conducts.

Faculty Recital: Micah Wright

Samuelson Chapel

Micah Wright, clarinet, is joined by organist Thomas Mellan performing works by Berg, Stravinsky, Poulenc and Mozart.

Faculty Recital: Yoshika Masuda
Cello Identity

Samuelson Chapel

Described by the press as “one of the finest cellists of his generation,” Yoshika Masuda presents a recital featuring works solely composed for solo cello.

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