"The cross-fertilization of instrument and voice has given the world some of it's most memorable music," commented Kenneth Ayoob, HSU Professor of Music and Conductor of the Humboldt Symphony. This evocative combination will be exemplified on Friday, December 8 and again on Sunday, December 10, when the Humboldt Symphony joins forces with the Humboldt University Singers and Humboldt Chorale to perform a 20th century "Gloria" for the sacred season.
Arts And Entertainment
It's a mad Madrigal world as the HSU Madrigal Singers in Renaissance costume present a program of traditional carols, madrigals, solos and duets to usher in the holiday season on Sunday, December 3rd at 8 PM in the Fulkerson Recital Hall on the HSU campus.
Things haven't changed a lot since the first performance of Richard Sheridan's The School for Scandal in the late eighteenth century. Surrounded by war and revolution, the smart set of London still devoted considerable energy to gossip, tabloid journalism, and bedroom intrigue.
Humboldt State University First Street Gallery announces "A Holiday Invitational Exhibition" opening November 28 and continuing through December 22. Featured in the show will be artwork by twelve artists from California's North Coast, who work in diverse styles and mediums.
Humboldt State University First Street Gallery is set to open a new exhibit: "Angels," a one-woman show by local artist Gwen Thoele. Her oil paintings will be on display November 28 through December 22, 2006.
The newest installation at the Reese Bullen Gallery, Humboldt State University’s Art Gallery, are works by artist Katherine Aoki. The show runs from November 9th -December 9th , 2006.
B there or B square? "The theme for this concert is 'B' composers," said Cindy Moyer, violinist and HSU Professor of Music. "We have music of the classic triumvirate of great masters: Bach, Beethoven and Brahms, plus the 20th century English composer, Benjamin Britten."
From Sondheim's The Frogs to Mozart's The Magic Flute, and from Gilbert and Sullivan to a contemporary spoof on dreams of stardom, the HSU Opera Workshop student singers present an eclectic program of selections from musical theatre, opera, and operetta, Friday, November 3 and again on Sunday, November 5 in the Fulkerson Recital Hall on the HSU campus in Arcata. Both shows start at 8 p.m.
"Range of Light," a new play by HSU alum Wendy J. Williams ('02), premieres Thursday through Saturday, Oct.12-14, and Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 19-21, at Humboldt State's Van Duzer Theatre. The new curtain time is 7:30 p.m.
George Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue," featuring Humboldt favorite, Deborah Clasquin at the piano, plus Beethoven's Fifth Symphony and a symphony by Mozart---it's a combination that seems tailor-made for audience enthusiasm.
Dispensing Cannabis: The California Story is a one-hour documentary film, produced and directed by Humboldt State University film professor Ann Alter with a collaborative team of HSU students. It will be presented to the public for the first time in a free sneak preview at the Minor Theatre in Arcata on Thursday, October 5. The film begins promptly at 6 PM, and will be followed by a question and answer session. There's more information at dispensingcannabis.blogspot.com
Humboldt State University First Street Gallery is pleased to present, Diamond Bullets: Paintings by Jeff Jordan and Anthony Machado, on exhibit from October 3 through November 5, 2006.
Humboldt State University First Street Gallery is pleased to present Fluent Menagerie, Sculptural Works by Jon Rajkovich, on exhibition from October 3 through November 5, 2006.
The HSU Symphonic Band and Jazz Orchestra will have a joint perfomance on September 30, 8 p.m., in the Fulkerson Recital Hall - kicking off the season for HSU student musicians.
Artists from HSU, College of the Redwoods, and the surrounding community have collaborated -- using their gifts of song, poetry, photography, scenic design, costumes, and dance -- to perform "Journeys Before Waking," a visual exploration into of the meaning of dreams.
National Geographic photographer Michael "Nick" Nichols and ecologist J. Michael Fay of National Geographic and the Wildlife Conservation Society will host a free slideshow and lecture -- The Last Place on Earth -- Friday, Sept. 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Humboldt State University's John Van Duzer Theater.
The Redwood Jazz Alliance and the HSU Music Department are proud to present an evening of jazz with the world-renowned Kenny Werner Trio. Fresh from the Green Mill in Chicago, Werner's piano trio, featuring Johannes Weidenmueller on bass and Ari Hoenig on drums, will play Monday night, September 25th, at 7:00 p.m. in Fulkerson Recital Hall on the campus of Humboldt State University in Arcata. Tickets are $15 for general admission, $10 for seniors and students with ID.
Humboldt State University's First Street Gallery is announcing the unveiling of two new exhibits: "3 Figurative Artists: Drawings and Paintings by Robert Burroughs, Theresa Oats and Jonnie Russell," and a faculty and staff exhibition showcasing the talent of the artists who teach and work in Humboldt State University's Art Department. Both exhibits run August 29 through September 23, 2006.
Humboldt State University music professor Eugene Novotney's oldest memories involve music -- from beating out perfect music time as a toddler, to playing his first snare drum at 5 years old.
Humboldt State University's First Street Gallery's newest exhibition, Ingrid Nickelsen: A Life's Work, will be on display July 1 through August 13, 2006
A free photography slideshow and lecture featuring action-sports photographer Corey Rich will be held Monday, May 8 at 7 p.m. in the Kate Buchanan Room in the University Center on the HSU campus.
Five students from HSU's music department were invited to participate in the College Band Directors National Association Intercollegiate Band, an elite ensemble of outstanding musicians from small colleges throughout the western United States. The band performed in Reno, NV, on March 18, 2006 at the western division conference of the College Band Directors National Association.
Humboldt State University First Street Gallery is pleased to present, "Lien Truong: Portrait of a Contemporary Family," on exhibition from April 1, 2006 through May 14, 2006.
The HSU Department of Music presents The Humboldt Bay Brass Band (HBBB) in concert Saturday, April 8 at 8 p.m. in the Fulkerson Recital Hall, guests ranging from the serpent to the saxophone. Music will include renaissance dance music, fanfares of the German court played on long natural trumpets without valves, and music of the twentieth century.
Tony Clements, Director of the 2006 Humboldt Brass Chamber Music Workshop, announced the annual Composition Contest winners on Monday.