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CSMA's 2014-2015 Community Concerts are free and open to the public!

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Generously supported by  grants from Applied Materials Foundation and the Los Altos Community Foundation; Media Sponsor KDFC
STANFORD LIVE INFORMANCES
World-class visiting artists provide conversation and brief performances in these intimate, educational collaborations with Stanford Live. Join us for an engaging and enriching artistic experience!

 

December

Merit Students Holiday Concert
Friday, December 12
7:30pm

Image of hands on piano keys CSMA's Merit Scholarship Student Ensembles perform favorite selections to celebrate the holidays! Don't miss the opportunity to hear these rising stars.

 

 

 

january

Kalilang! Celebrate with Filipino Gong Music and Dance!
Sunday, January 18
2:00pm

Kalilang MusiciansRobert Kikuchi-Yngojo and Nancy Wang of Eth-Noh-Tec present an afternoon delight of performing arts of Southern Filipino from the island of Mindanao. Go on a cultural adventure to discover the music, dance and stories of the Kulintang tradition through this colorful, engaging and interactive performance.

 

World Harmony Chorus
Monday, January 26
7:30pm

World Harmony Chorus in performance in 2014 Expand your cultural horizons with CSMA’s World Harmony Chorus! This diverse group shares a repertoire of music from around the world, including Africa, Latin America, Eastern Europe and more. Join in and sing along!

 

 

February

Piano Recital - Merit Scholarship Students of Ludmila Kurtova
Saturday, February 14
5:00pm

Image of hands on piano keysOutstanding CSMA Merit Scholarship Students of Distinguished Teacher (and internationally-acclaimed pianist) Ludmila Kurtova will perform music by various composers. Come and enjoy the talents of these aspiring young musicians!

 

 

Red Planet Ramblers
Sunday, February 15
2:00pm

Join the Red Planet Ramblers as they trace the pathways of traditional music through Europe and into the New World. Learn the evolution of instrumentation from bagpipes and hurdy gurdys to fiddles and piano. Fun for families!

The Haydn Project
Saturday, February 28
7:30pm

Haydn Project Musicians on stageSan Francisco Chamber Orchestra All-Stars Robin Sharp, Antoine van Dongen, Ben Simon, and Hannah Addario-Berry are the Haydn Project. Join this quartet to explore the music of the brilliant, inventive and enormously engaging composer Franz Josef Haydn.

 

March

Musique de Joie, Klara Frei & Temirzhan Yerzhanov
Sunday, March 8
2:00pm

Klara Frei and Temirzhan YerzhanovBring the whole family to enjoy Georges Bizet’s Jeux d'enfants (Children's Games), a delightful creation for piano duet, along with energetic music from composers Shostakovich and Lutoslawski. Young audiences will be dazzled with an array of escapades, jokes and piano pyrotechnics!

 

Viva Brasil
Saturday, March 21
7:30pm

Musicians in Viva BrasilExperience the sounds of Carnaval with Viva Brasil! Guitarist and vocalist Claudio Amaral is joined by world class musicians Jeff Buenz (bass, guitar), Jim Schneider (piano, flute, saxophone) and Celso Alberti (drums). Groove to Brazilian rhythms of samba, jazz, bossa nova, rock and more!

 

 

April

Aiyun Huang, Percussion
A Stanford Live Informance*
Saturday, April 11
7:30pm

Aiyun Huang using sticks as percussion instrumentsAward-winning percussionist Aiyun Huang has been described as an artist who challenges the boundaries of percussion, theater and more. Join us for an enlightening evening of music and conversation with this inspiring performer who embodies the spirit of drumming.

 

*Stanford Live Informances - World-class visiting artists provide conversation and brief performances in these intimate, educational collaborations with Stanford Live. Join us for an engaging and enriching artistic experience!

 

San Francisco Opera's How Andy Found His Voice
Sunday, April 12
2:00pm

Image of SF Opera SoloistFour singers (soprano, mezzo, tenor, baritone) and one pianist present a participatory musical play that follows Andy in his journey to discover his metaphorical and physical voice. This delightful show by Caroline Altman introduces families to the history of opera and entertains with arias, duets and quartets from grand opera repertoire. Join in the chorus "Va Pensiero" from Verdi’s Nabucco!


 

may

Avi Avital, Mandolin
A Stanford Live Informance*
Monday, May 4
7:30pm

Avi Avital holding mandolinAvi Avital is a brilliant, Grammy-nominated mandolinist who wows audiences across the globe with his exciting performances of Baroque, 20th-century and new music. Get to know one of the world’s most exciting musicians during this enriching evening of music and conversation.

*Stanford Live Informances - World-class visiting artists provide conversation and brief performances in these intimate, educational collaborations with Stanford Live. Join us for an engaging and enriching artistic experience!

 

Merit Students Mother's Day Concert
Saturday, May 9
2:00pm

CSMA Merit Scholarship Student Ensembles perform special selections to celebrate Mother’s Day! Don’t miss the opportunity to enjoy these rising stars.

june

World Harmony Chorus
Monday, June 15*
7:30pm

World Harmony Chorus in performance in 2014 Expand your cultural horizons with CSMA’s World Harmony Chorus! This diverse group shares a repertoire of music from around the world, including Africa, Latin America, Eastern Europe and more. Join in and sing along!

*Date was listed incorrectly in print publications. The correct date is Monday, June 15.


Irene Sharp, Cellist
Thursday, June 18*
7:30pm

World Harmony Chorus in performance in 2014Join us for this annual concert with internationally-acclaimed cellist and master teacher Irene Sharp, who has inspired countless students and delighted concert-goers with her artistry on the cello

 

*Date was listed incorrectly in the printed version of the Spring 2014 course catalog. The correct date is Thursday, June 18.

 

 

about events in tateuchi hall

CSMA Events in Tateuchi Hall are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.
Your voluntary donation will help ensure the future of our free and accessible programs.

Seating limited to 200 guests. First-come, first-served. CSMA is committed to providing high-quality cultural experiences for audiences of all ages. Some performances may not be suitable for young children.To ensure the best experience for all guests, children should be able to sit quietly during the performance (approximately one hour).

For more information, call 650.917.6800 ext. 314.