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PROSPECTIVE MUSIC STUDENTS!

Audition Days

Once you have applied to the university you can schedule an Audition to become a Music Major on one of the Department of Music Audition Days.

  • November 5, 2016
  • January 14, 2017
  • April 1, 2017

Read all about it on our Apply - Become an SSU Music Major page.

 

Festivals

As a fully invested partner in music education, the department’s outreach initiatives, festivals and invitationals annually bring 2,500 secondary school students, teachers and guests to the campus.

  • Oct. 13, 2016  5th Annual Jazz Day  
  • Nov. 4, 2016 15th Annual Choral Festival
  • Jan. 27-28, 2017 Sonoma County Honor Band
  • Feb. 2-4, 2017 Nor-Cal Honor Band and Choir Festival
  • Mar. 9-10, 2017 5th Annual Wind Band & Orchestra Festival  

Music News


Kevin Sedatole of Michigan State mentors a participant at the 4th annual Wind Band Conducting Symposium

Ensemble Auditions for Fall 2016

Complete information regarding the Fall 2016 audition process for the Sonoma State University Symphonic Wind Ensemble and Symphony Orchestra is now available! CLICK HERE for further information, excerpts, and scale sheets.

Opera Auditions for Mozart's The Magic Flute CLICK HERE

For Jazz Program audition information, CLICK HERE.


Music Department Concerts Are Always FREE to SSU Students With ID.



 

From Sonoma to Reno

Seven music majors have been selected to play in the Intercollegiate Band at the Western/Northwestern Division Conference of the College Band Directors National Association at the University of Reno, NV. Story here

 

Featured Events


Eliyahu Sills and Qadim Ensemble open the Jewish Music Series on Sep. 1

Jewish Music Series Enters Season 2

The Jewish Studies program and Department of Music will present the second annual Jewish Music Series from Sep. 1- Dec. 1 in Schroeder Hall. Admission is free. Unless noted, performances begin at 6:30 pm. Info: (707) 664-2324

Sep. 1 Eliyahu Sills & Qadim Ensemble - Middle Eastern/Mizrachi/Sephardic

Sep. 15 Frank London, trumpet (Klezmatics) with Glenn Hartman, accordion & poet Jake Marmer (5:30 pm)

Sep. 29 Ben Goldberg, clarinet & Invisible Guy trio - The Origins of Radical Jewish Culture

Nov. 3 Jeanette Lewicki & The Gonifs - Yiddish/Klezmer

Nov. 17 Stephen Saxon, Cantorial solosit

Dec. 1 Anthony Russell, vocalist & Veretski Pass - Spirituals from the Shtetl, Davening from the Delta


Meet Our New Studio Instructors in Viola, Double Bass and Organ

 


 

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