Dr. Dean Anderson and the La Sierra University Orchestra will give their first concert of the 2017-2018 on Saturday evening, October 28, 2017 at 7p in Hole Memorial Auditorium.
The evening will highlight the 2017 Marcia Specht-Guy Concerto Winner, cellist Shuo Ma. Read more!
FEATURING GUEST CLINICIAN ALLAN McMURRAY and GIOVANNI SANTOS, clinician La Sierra University's Department of Music will be hosting a Wind Conducting Workshop on Sunday, November 12, 2017, from 8a-5p. We are excited to have Allan McMurray and Giovanni Santos as the guest clinicians. CONDUCTING PARTICIPANT WORKSHOP DETAILS 10 conducting participant slots available – first-come, first-serve $95 fee Two opportunities to conduct ensemble Luncheon with guest clinicians provided Video link of conducting critique provided All conducting participants should be prepared to bring your instruments Repertoire list will be provided by Giovanni Santos, Director of Wind & Percussion Studies NON-CONDUCTING WORKSHOP DETAILS We encourage all those interested in participating in the workshop ensemble or observing the workshop to register as soon as possible. $30 fee for non-conducting participants Opportunity to perform in workshop ensemble or observe workshop Lunch provided 25 min. workshop with Giovanni Santos, La Sierra University's Director of Wind & Percussion Studies Current La Sierra University students interested in participating in the workshop ensemble or observing the workshop must register for this event in order to participate. The $30 fee has been covered by the Department of Music. ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONQuestions regarding the workshop can be directed to Giovanni Santos at GSANTOS@LASIERRA.EDU. You will receive a […] Read more!
Audition Information Thank you for your interest in our activities here at La Sierra University's Department of Music. We hope you will consider auditioning for the La Sierra University Orchestra this academic year. Here are some details regarding the audition process: VIOLINS Solos: 1st movement exposition from a Mozart Concerto and a concerto or solo piece of your choice Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 (3rd Mvt., beg. to Trio – no repeat) Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 (3rd Mvt., ms. 99 – 114) Brahms: Symphony No. 3 (1st Mvt., beg. to B) Brahms: Symphony No. 4 (4th Mvt., 8 bef. B to D) Mozart: Symphony No. 39 (2nd Mvt., beg. to m. 38 & 4th Mvt., beg. to m. 78) VIOLAS Solos: One movement of solo Bach (no repeats) and a standard repertoire concerto movement. Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 (2nd Mvt., beg. to C) Berlioz: Roman Carnival Overture (1 to 4) Brahms: Symphony No. 3 (1st Mvt., E to G, L to M) Brahms: Haydn Variations (Vars. V & VII) Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream (Scherzo) CELLOS Solos: One movement of solo Bach (no repeats) and a standard repertoire concerto movement. Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 (2nd Mvt., beg. to C) Beethoven: Symphony No. 8 (3rd Mvt., Trio) Brahms: Symphony No. 2 […] Read more!