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Cal Poly Symphony Soloist Showcase

Cal Poly Symphony Soloist ShowcaseThe Cal Poly Symphony will present its annual Soloist Showcase through a virtual presentation at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 12.

The symphony held auditions in November for student soloists from a variety of majors for the opportunity to be featured in the showcase.


The winners were computer engineering major Kiran Manikonda on  clarinet and double civil engineering and music major Grant Smith on piano.

Manikonda will play Gioachino Rossini’s “Introduction, Theme and Variations,” and Smith will perform the first movement from Ludwig van Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor.

The program will also include two movements from Gordon Jacob’s “Old Wine in New Bottles,” performed by the winds and brass of the orchestra, and Edvard Grieg’s “Two Elegiac Melodies,” performed by the strings.

The orchestra has rehearsed and recorded as a hybrid ensemble since the fall. This included an in-person string ensemble meeting inside, in-person wind and brass musicians meeting outside, and other student musicians joining remotely from home. The combined efforts of these three means of performing will make up the presentation.

There will be a live Q&A session immediately following the recorded performance with Music Professor and conductor David Arrivée, the soloists and other students.  

Presenter / Producer: Cal Poly Music Department

Listed Categories
Music > Classical
Music > Recitals - Instrumental


Event Phone: 805-756-4849

Venue
Cal Poly Virtual

San Luis Obispo CA 93407

Regions:
Central California
Ventura, Santa Barbara & San Luis Obispo


Performance Dates: 3/12/2021
Friday, 03/12/2021

Performance Times
7:30 p.m.

Ticket Information:
$5

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