Friday and Satruday, May 6 and 7, 2016
8 p.m., Davidson Music Center, Room 218
Cal Poly a cappella ensemble That's the Key will perform its spring concert at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 6-7, in Room 218 in the Davidson Music Center (No. 45) on campus.
That's the Key has performed at numerous events this academic year, including headlining the Cal Poly ASI's Valentine's Day event and Alpha Kappa Psi's charity ball for clean drinking water around the world. The ensemble also performed at the A Cappella Extravaganza in Napa, Calif., in January.
The group includes 14 students from various majors who sing original arrangements of popular music.
Admission at the door: $5
Monday, May 30, 2016 - new date
2 p.m., Harman Hall, Performing Arts Center
The concert is a celebration of music professor Craig Russell who will soon retire. It will also feature music from the Americas he edited, including works by Antonio de Salazar, Manuel de Sumaya and Ignacio Jerusalem. Music Professor Thomas Davies will conduct the ensemble. A reception honoring Russell will follow the concert.
More on Russell in our spring newsletter.
Tickets ($12 and $14 general, $9 and $12 students)
Saturday, June 4, 2016
8 p.m., Harman Hall, Performing Arts Center
Description on the Symphony page.
Sunday, June 5, 2016
1 and 7 p.m., Davidson Music Center, Room 218
The 15-member vocal ensemble will perform a variety of songs — new works and old favorites — all arranged by students. The group's members represent a variety of majors on campus.
Take It SLO has released multiple CDs in the past and is currently in the processes of recording a new four-song album. In addition, the group has a five-song recording called "SLO Motion," which was released in spring 2014. "SLO Motion," and the ensemble’s other past albums are available on iTunes, Spotify and Loudr.fm.
Admission at the door: $7 general, and $5 for students