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Zhao tells stories with piano

Michaela Bulkley Staff Writer Sundays at the Morgan this month featured the La Verne Artist-in-Residence Grace Zhao. She performed a solo piano concert with six sets of pieces composed by Bach, Beethoven, Rachmaninoff and more Friday in Morgan Auditorium. “I thought her set list was really cool, to transition from Baroque to Romantic music to modern, it was like a historical timeline,” said freshman... 

Recital presents Hispanic heritage

Recital presents Hispanic heritage
The music department kicked off its Fridays at Noon concert series Oct. 10 with a recital of songs and arias from Spain and Latin America, performed by soprano Myra Garcia, accompanied by pianist Grace Xia Zhao, assisted by Caelin Eager. Following the performance, the musicians attended a small reception with audience members in Fasnacht Court. / photo by Daniel Torres Erum Jaffrey Assistant Editor Songs... 

Happenings

Student Recital The piano and voice student recital will be at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow in Morgan Auditorium. Admission is free. Guest Recital A guest recital with Jackie Petitto on piano and Paul Stein on violin will be at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in Morgan Auditorium. General admission is $5 and students are free. ‘Choral Classics’ The ULV Chamber Singers will perform in “Choral Classics” at 6 p.m.... 

Cool cats’ gig entertains audience

Cool cats’ gig entertains audience
Ted Edeson and Steve Biondo play bass and drums for the jazz group OrganiZm in Morgan Auditorium. Gayle Serdan (not pictured) completed the trio on Hammond B3 Organ. Edeson, Biondo and Serdan all graduated from the University. / photo by Julian Burrell Erum Jaffrey Staff Writer The sound of bass, drums, and organ reverberated throughout Morgan Auditorium, getting the audience to clap their hands in... 

Trio takes audience to ‘Crossroads’

Cody Luk Assistant Arts Editor A trio of musicians took the audience to the Mediterranean and the Near East at “Mediterranean Crossroads” on April 19 in Morgan Auditorium. Roberto Catalano, senior adjunct music professor and mandocello player; Mehdi Bagheri, a kamancheh and sitar player; and Peter Hanna, an oud player, performed as a trio for the first time with traditional music selections, original... 

Musicians present fantasy in recital

Musicians present fantasy in recital
Guest pianist Timothy Durkovic and violinist Sam Fischer perform music by Franz Schubert at Sundays at the Morgan with clarinetist Phil O’Connor. Fischer prefaced this piece with background information about the composer and context on the song for the audience. Along with Schubert’s music, works by Tartini, Broughton and Stravinsky were performed. The next performance is the L.A. Opera Placido... 

Happenings

Sundays at the Morgan Sundays at the Morgan will feature a piano concert featuring Bach’s “The Goldberg Variations” with pianist Timothy Durkovic in Morgan Auditorium 6 p.m. Sunday. There is a $20 suggested donation with free admission for students. Dakaboom Concert CAB will host a concert with Dakaboom, a comedy duo, 10 p.m. April 1 in the Campus Center. Directing Studio Class The Directing... 

Michael Ryan charms showgoers

Michael Ryan charms showgoers
Music Department Associate Michael Ryan brings the Spirit of Ireland to Morgan Auditorium Sunday night in a sold out show. Accompanied by Irish dancers, he and his band performed popular hits along with some of his own compositions. / photo by Veronica Orozco  Read More →

Happenings

Krazy Keys CAB will host a Krazy Keys concert 10 p.m. March 25 in Morgan Auditorium. La Verne Idol Mu Phi Epsilon will host La Verne Idol auditions at 10 p.m. March 26-28. The location to be determined. Sundays at the Morgan Sundays at the Morgan will feature a piano concert featuring Bach’s “The Goldberg Variations” with pianist Timothy Durkovic in Morgan Auditorium 6 p.m. March 30. There is... 

Cummins brings evening of delights

Cummins brings evening of delights
Danielle Cummins plays “Greensleeves (What Child is This)” after the performance of the La Mer Duo with Nicodemus Maracut on piano in Morgan Auditorium Saturday. Cummins was excited to have played one of her original compositions during the performance titled “Crystal Cove,” written last month. Cummins ended “Greensleeves” by announcing, “Christmas is coming.” / photo by Jasmin Miranda. Rachel... 
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