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Third-year piano performance student Shawn Jerge performed for the piano departments first in-person recital since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Piano department hosts first in-person recital of fall semester

December 8, 2021

On Sunday, Nov. 21, the piano department of the School of Music and Dance hosted their first in-person solo piano recital since the pandemic began. The...

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Día de Muertos celebrates the relationship between life and death as shown in the detailed celebration ofOfrenda.

San Diego Symphony pays homage to Mexican culture with ‘Ofrenda’

November 18, 2021

In 2017, “Coco” popularized Día de Muertos across the world. “Coco” was a small step forward, broadening the public perspective of what Mexican...

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The SDSU Symphony Orchestras performance of Firebird Suite was one of the nights highlights.

‘Nothing Gold Can Stay’ concert unites San Diego State’s best symphonic talents

November 11, 2021

On Nov. 4, the San Diego State Wind Symphony and Symphony Orchestra performed their “Nothing Gold Can Stay” concert downtown in Balboa Theatre. The...

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The Bill Yeager Jazz Orchestra consists of Professor Bill Yeager, associates and his former music students.

Bill Yeager Jazz Orchestra premieres in Smith Recital Hall

October 19, 2021

Bill Yeager Jazz Orchestra (BYJO) had a successful debut at San Diego State in Smith Recital Hall this past October 16. The program consisted of challenging...

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Michael Gerdes conducting the SDSU orchestra in a performance of Edward Elgars Enigma Variations in March 2020.

How SDSU music majors navigated through the COVID-19 pandemic

August 25, 2021

The pandemic affected students in many ways. With campus shutting down and moving, music majors were particularly gloomy. Around the corner of each...

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