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Cal Poly Parent and Family Weekend Ensemble Showcase Concert

Friday, Oct. 23, 2015
8 p.m., Harman Hall, Performing Arts Center

Description on the Special Events page.

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Bandfest

Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015
8 p.m. Harman Hall
, Performing Arts Center

A tradition for more than 20 years, Cal Poly’s annual Bandfest concert will feature all of the wind bands on campus. The concert will begin with the Wind Ensemble and Wind Orchestra?s superior performances of both traditional and new literature written for concert band and wind ensemble. Then the powerful Pride of the Pacific Mustang Marching Band will fill the concert hall with stunning arrangements performed at football games throughout the fall in Spanos Stadium. The concert will end with a spectacular event featuring performers from all ensembles collaborating on stage together.

Tickets ($12 and $14 general, $9 and $12 students)

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Cal Poly Wind Ensemble and Kansai College Band Federation (Osaka, Japan)

A California Wind Band Festival Concert

Wednesday, March 2, 2016
8 p.m. Harman Hall
, Performing Arts Center

Cal Poly’s wind band program is proud to host the 82nd national American Bandmasters Association (ABA) and Japanese Bandmasters Association conference on campus this year. This annual event includes bands from around the U.S. and Japan. The Cal Poly Wind Ensemble will have the honor of performing first. The concert will include exciting new and traditional compositions written for wind ensemble with ABA guest conductors.

Tickets ($18 general, $12 students) - general seating

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Cal Poly Wind Bands' Winter Concert

A California Wind Band Festival Concert

Saturday, March 5, 2016
8 p.m. Harman Hall
, Performing Arts Center

As the final event in the California Wind Band Festival, the Cal Poly Wind Orchestra will be joined by the Wind Ensemble from Cal Poly Pomona, along with its conductor Rickey Badua. The program will present a concert featuring student musicians from both universities performing traditional and new selections written for concert band and wind ensemble.

Tickets ($12 general, $9 students) - general seating

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Cal Poly Wind Bands' Spring Concert

Sunday, June 5, 2016
3 p.m. Harman Hall
, Performing Arts Center

The Cal Poly wind bands' spring concert is a celebration of three anniversaries:

  • 20 years of performances in the Performing Arts Center
  • 50 years collaboration with band director emeritus William Johnson
  • 100 years since the founding of the Cal Poly band program in 1916

In addition to works for wind band that pay tribute to the long history and progression of the Cal Poly bands through the years, the concert will end with a special ensemble consisting of Cal Poly alumni and current students performing together.

Tickets ($12 and $14 general, $9 and $12 students)

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