Top header graphic with link to CSUS Home Page california state university, sacramento
Header Graphic
sac state homeuniversity affairspublic affairs
 
 Search Sacramento
 State website

  Sacramento State
  main news page


media resources graphic
   news releases
   news and events
     archive

   facts & stats
   experts guide
   image downloads
   news by e-mail
   contact news
     services staff

   submit news
     & events

   feedback

publications graphic
   Sac State Magazine
   Sacramento State
     Bulletin

   Newslink
   Sacramento State
     Catalog


calendars graphic
   events this month
   search events
   academic
   athletics
   commencement

additional news graphic
   Capital Public Radio
   alumni association
   crime alerts
   construction
   CSU Newsline

visitors resources graphic
   visitor relations
   commencement
   Sacramento State
     ticket office

   campus directory
   campus tours

Printer Friendly Version
Capital University News, California State University, Sacramento

March 19, 2004

CSUS ensemble previews Carnegie performance

Festival of the Arts features world class talent

Photo of the CSUS Symphonic Wind Ensemble
The CSUS Symphonic Wind Ensemble

The California State University, Sacramento Symphonic Wind Ensemble will give local audiences a chance to experience its forthcoming Carnegie Hall performance on Monday, March 29, 7:30 p.m., in the Music Recital Hall in Capistrano Hall, two weeks before the ensemble steps onstage in New York.

“If you can’t make it to Carnegie Hall, here’s your to catch our performance of some really wonderful, interesting, and exciting works of music,” said ensemble conductor Robert Halseth, director of wind studies at CSUS. “We’re at the top of our game right now and it should be a magnificent evening.”

The ensemble received a special invitation to perform during the New York Wind Band Festival at Carnegie Hall on April 13 and will entertain the audience with pieces by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Leonard Bernstein, Eric Whitacre, Joseph Schwanter and Donald Grantham. Sacramento audiences will hear the same performance plus get a few extras the people in Carnegie Hall won’t get to hear.

“I’m going to take a little more time and discuss the pieces a bit in this concert,” Halseth said.

Tickets are $8 general admission and $5 for students and seniors and are available at the CSUS Ticket Office, (916) 278-4323, or at Tickets.com. The concert is part of the 12th annual Festival of the Arts at CSUS.

The University is still seeking contributions to help pay for the ensemble’s trip to Carnegie Hall. To help out, call (916) 278-5547. Media assistance is available from CSUS public affairs at (916) 278-6156.

This concert was scheduled for Tuesday, March 30 but was rescheduled after the CSUS School of the Arts calendar went to press. The correct date is Monday, March 29.


####

California State University, Sacramento • Public Affairs
6000 J Street • Sacramento, CA 95819-6026 • (916) 278-6156 • infodesk@csus.edu
Bottom bar graphic back to top


California State University, Sacramento • Public Affairs
6000 J Street • Sacramento, CA 95819-6026 • (916) 278-6156 • infodesk@csus.edu