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‘Glorious Sound of the Season’ holiday concert fundraiser

Two ensemble members are ready to provide some glorious sounds for the season. 
Photo credit: School of the Arts

December 6, 2015

The department of music and theatre's 16th annual scholarship fundraiser, "Glorious Sounds of the Season," will be taking place at Harlen Adams Theatre. The final performance will take place today at 2 p.m. "Glorious Sounds of the Season" is a Chico tradition that always gets its audience into the holid...

Holiday cheer will fill Harlen Adams in annual concert-fundraiser

Chico State's Acappella Choir and Symphonic Band perform at last year's Glorious Sounds of the Season concert. The opening night performance begins 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5 at Harlen Adams Theatre. Photo courtesy of School of the Arts.

Emma Wood-Wright

December 2, 2014

Chico State's music and theater department will ignite holiday spirit during its fast-paced, joyous three-day concert that has become a seasonal staple in Chico."Glorious Sounds of the Season" will open 7:30 p.m. Friday, with a final matinee performance 2 p.m. Sunday.The fast-paced, 90-minute concert will fe...

Chico State Crossroads: Student musicians discover new direction from education

Chico State senior recording arts major Alex Montes de Oca started playing the upright bass about three years ago, though he started on a five-string electric in high school. Photo credit: Chelsea Jeffers

Trevor Whitney

November 16, 2014

Carlos Rivera and Alex Montes de Oca are arguably the best guitarist and bassist, respectively, at Chico State. The senior students are currently bandmates in the university ensemble Jazz X-Press, and will be performing in the music and theater department's annual Glorious Sounds of the Season holid...

Jazz X-Press has ‘Tricks’ up sleeve for fall concert

Daniel Michelson, junior mechanical engineering major, intently plays piano during the Jazz X-Press rehearsal Oct. 14 at the Performing Arts Center. Photo credit: John Domogma

Trevor Whitney

October 21, 2014

Chico State's Jazz X-Press will present its annual fall concert 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Harlen Adams Theatre. The concert, appropriately named "Tricks & Treats," will feature plenty of both from the elite ensemble and its special guests. "In addition to the sounds of Jazz X-Press playing some great music, we offer two of my best friends that al...

Ensemble to jazz up campus theatre

Professor Rocky Winslow will lead The Jazz X-Press April 25. Photo Courtesy of School of The Arts and Joe Paul DiMaggio.

David Kahn

April 22, 2014

Chico State School of the Arts presents the Jazz X-Press ensemble 7:30 p.m. April 25 in Harlen Adams Theatre.Led by Professor Rocky Winslow, director of jazz studies at Chico State, the Jazz X-Press will perform pieces by Thad Jones, Maria Schneider, Alan Broadbent and Anita Brown.The ensemble will be join...

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