Get ready for an evening of musical brilliance as Fresno State presents a concert featuring not one, but two incredible brass quintets. This concert promises to be an unforgettable experience, with two talented ensembles taking to the stage to showcase their virtuosity and passion for music. With a wide range of musical styles, from classical to contemporary, these quintets will delight and entertain audiences of all ages. So whether you're a music lover or just looking for a fun night out, come join us and witness the impressive talent of these exemplary musicians.
The President's Quintet of California State University, Fresno is a scholarship woodwind ensemble whose members are selected by audition. Scholarship monies are funded through the Office of the President. The Quintet is a premiere honors ensemble for highly talented music students. Members of the ensemble become familiar with a vast array of examples from the woodwind quintet repertoire, from standard staples to more diverse styles. Through participation in the ensemble, students gain an increased awareness of professionalism, increased performance experience, honed entrepreneurial skills, and a sense of community.
Selected by audition, the Clendenin Brass Quintet has earned a reputation for excellence in brass chamber music. The quintet is a scholarship ensemble funded by the generosity of the Clendenin Family of Boulder, Colorado. Dr. W. Ritchie Clendenin served as the trumpet professor and previous director of the group. He retired in 2002 after a distinguished teaching and performing career at Fresno State spanning 28 years. Following Dr. Clendenin’s retirement in 2002 Dr. Michael Caldwell served as director of the Clendenin Brass Quintet from 2002-2010; the directorship was then passed on to Dr. Nathan Soberalski during the academic year 2010-11. Currently the group is directed by Dr. Thomas Hiebert.
- Tickets are $8
Thursday, April 13, 2023
Contact:Department of Music
Phone: (559) 278-2654
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