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Faculty Recital tickets are $10 general, $7 senior, and $5 student (free to Sac State music students).

Tickets for concerts are available online, through the Sac State Ticket Office at (916) 278-4323, or at the door (starting one hour prior to performance, subject to availability). Cash or Credit cards may be used at the door.

The house opens 30 minutes prior to concert start time.

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Faculty Recitals

On Monday, February 4, faculty soprano Dr. Robin Fisher will perform at 7:00pm, along with pianist Hatem Nadim in a concert of rare and beautiful arts songs from the 20th Century by Ernst Bacon, John Duke, Florence Price, Paul Bowles and others. Dr. Fisher has performed to critical acclaim in such cities as Paris, Vienna, Prague, Hamburg, Chicago and Dallas. She won both the prestigious Fulbright-Hayes Scholarship and a Rotary Foundation Award to pursue studies in Europe, and received the coveted Artist's Diploma cum laude from the University of Vienna.

On the opera stage, she appeared recently as Susanna in Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro with Sacramento Opera and as Pamina in The Magic Flute with Townsend Opera Players. In concert, she was a featured soloist with Camerata Capistrano in the Bravo Bach! Festival of 2013, in Elijah with the U.C. Davis Symphony and Chorus in 2012, and in Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony with the Folsom Sympohony. At the Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts (Davis, CA) in Mendelssohn's Lobgesang Symphony with the Sacramento Choral Society & Orchestra, the Sacramento Bee critic found “Soprano soloist Robin Fisher was thrilling…” Ms. Fisher won both the prestigious Fulbright-Hayes Scholarship and a Rotary Foundation Award to pursue studies in Europe, and received the coveted Artist's Diploma cum laude from the University of Vienna. She holds a D.M.A. degree from the University of Texas at Austin.


On Thursday, February 28 at 7:00pm, faculty bassoonist David A. Wells performs a recital of baroque music on period instruments. The program will include works by J.B. Boismortier, J.D. Braun, J. F. Fasch, G.P. Telemann, and feature multiple guests, including fellow faculty members Dr. Lorna Peters (harpsichord) and Timothy Stanley (cello). Dr. Wells has performed on baroque bassoon with the American Bach Soloists, Capella Antiqua, the Sacramento Baroque Soloists, Sinfonia Spirituosa, and at the Oregon Bach Festival. This season, he also has engagements with the Pacific Baroque Orchestra (Vancouver, BC) and the Carmel Bach Festival.

David A. Wells earned the degree of Doctor of Musical Arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he studied with Marc Vallon. He is currently principal bassoonist with the Townsend Opera Players, has held positions in the Tallahassee and Mobile Symphony Orchestras, and has performed on bassoon and contrabassoon with other orchestras in California, Florida, Alabama, Iowa, and Wisconsin.