Schroeder Hall Opening Weekend Saturday, August 23 & Sunday, August 24

Schroeder Rectial Hall at Sonoma State Univeristy's Green Music Center

 

Come celebrate the grand opening of our beautiful new recital hall, Schroeder Hall! The Department of Music hosts free mini-concerts all weekend long. Parking charges will be waived for opening weekend.

 

Schroeder Hall Opening Weekend

Saturday, August 23 & Sunday, August 24

Schroeder Hall

 

SCHROEDER HALL GRAND OPENING SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED
TICKETS AVAILABLE TUESDAY, AUGUST 12 AT 10 A.M.

CELEBRATORY COMMUNITY WEEKEND FEATURES MORE THAN 100 ARTISTS IN TEN FREE CONCERTS Come celebrate the grand opening of our beautiful new recital hall, Schroeder Hall! The Department of Music hosts free mini-concerts all day long. Parking charges will be waived for opening weekend.

Admission is free to the weekend concerts, but advance tickets are required.
Tickets are available to the public beginning Tuesday, August 12 at 10 a.m. and can be reserved in person at the SSU Box Office, online, or over the phone at 866-955-6040. A limited quantity of tickets will be held for walk-up sale.

 

TEN CONCERT LINEUP

Sonoma Bach Choir
Saturday August 23, 11 a.m.
Schroeder Hall

“Let there be joy! Let there be thanks! Let there be music!” Choral works by Bach, Beethoven, Byrd and Monteverdi conducted by Bob Worth.

GET FREE TICKETS HERE BEGINNING TUESDAY, AUGUST12 AT 10AM

 

Sonoma State Faculty Jazz Ensemble

Saturday, August 23, 2 p.m.
Schroeder Hall

Doug Leibinger and George Marsh, directors. The program will be announced from the stage.

GET FREE TICKETS HERE BEGINNING TUESDAY, AUGUST12 AT 10AM

 

Jeffrey Kahane

Solo Piano Recital
Saturday, August 23, 4 p.m.
Schroeder Hall

Concert pianist Jeffrey Kahane performs Beethoven’s “Pathetique” Piano Sonata in C Minor and works by Chopin.

GET FREE TICKETS HERE BEGINNING TUESDAY, AUGUST12 AT 10AM

 

James David Christie

Solo Organ Recital
Saturday, August 23, 5:30 p.m.
Schroeder Hall

Inaugural Organ Recital: Opening Remarks by James David Christie on the hall’s centerpiece Brombaugh Opus Nine Organ and a performance of Baroque music from the 16th and 17th century.

GET FREE TICKETS HERE BEGINNING TUESDAY, AUGUST12 AT 10AM

 

David Benoit

A Tribute to Charlie Brown
Saturday, August 23, 8 p.m.
Schroeder Hall

Selections from Charlie Brown’s soundtracks performed by pianist David Benoit – musical heir to original Peanuts composer Vince Guaraldi ­– and his jazz trio: Freda, The Red Baron, Charlie Brown Theme, Peppermint Patty’s Theme, Linus and Lucy, The Great Pumpkin Waltz and more!

GET FREE TICKETS HERE BEGINNING TUESDAY, AUGUST12 AT 10AM

 

Sonoma State University Studio Faculty Recital

Sunday, August 24, 11 a.m.
Schroeder Hall

University faculty, members of the SSU Guitar Ensemble, and guest performers from the Santa Rosa Symphony perform light classics by Piazzolla, Brahms, Granados and Damase.

GET FREE TICKETS HERE BEGINNING TUESDAY, AUGUST12 AT 10AM

 

Trio Ariadne

Weill Hall Artists in Residence
Sunday, August 24, 1 p.m.
Schroeder Hall

Selected works by student composers and the reprise of “Five Possibilities” for clarinet, cello and piano by renowned Icelandic composer, Daniel Bjarnason.

GET FREE TICKETS HERE BEGINNING TUESDAY, AUGUST12 AT 10AM

 

Alumni and Student Vocal Recital

Sunday, August 24, 3 p.m.
Schroeder Hall

Singers from the studios of SSU’s esteemed voice faculty perform songs by Massenet, Ravel, Schubert, Sandoval, Grieg, Weill and more.

GET FREE TICKETS HERE BEGINNING TUESDAY, AUGUST12 AT 10AM

 

Trio Navarro

Sonoma State University Chamber Artists in Residence
Sunday, August 24, 5 p.m.
Schroeder Hall

The Russian late-Romantic composer Sergei Taneyev was torn between two established and opposing musical schools: Moscow and St. Petersburg. His Trio in D Major brings out the best of both with pathos and intensity.

GET FREE TICKETS HERE BEGINNING TUESDAY, AUGUST12 AT 10AM

 

Brass, Organ And Voice Recital

Sunday, August 24, 7 p.m.
Schroeder Hall

A stellar lineup of opera star Ruth Ann Swenson, guest organists from the East Coast, symphonic brass soloists, and the SSU Brass Ensemble top off the Opening Weekend festivities with music by Gabrieli, Handel, Vivaldi, Schubert and the premiere piece for brass and organ.

GET FREE TICKETS HERE BEGINNING TUESDAY, AUGUST12 AT 10AM

Directions

  • Schroeder Hall was named by philanthropist Jean Schulz after the beloved piano-playing character from the Peanuts cartoon created by her late husband, Charles Schulz. Schroeder Hall is located next to Music Education Hall on the southern end of the Green Music Center complex. Parking is available in Lots O, L, M, and N.

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