The Afro Latin Ensemble To Perform in China
Dr. Paul De Castro and the Afro Latin Ensemble have been invited to perform at the 29th World Conference of the International Society for Music Education (ISME) held in Beijing, August 1-6, 2010. The ensemble is among a select group of ensembles chosen to represent the myriad styles and genres that reflect the musical diversity of our globe. Being selected from the 100s of groups that applied is a wonderful honor for Dr. De Castro and the ensemble. It is also a superb opportunity to showcase the Department of Music and our fine musical programs. In addition to concerts in Beijing, the ensemble will travel to the city of Tianjin for a performance in their Concert Hall. Read more.
- Reorganization of Music, Theatre and Dance
Performances by 65 high school choral students and 93 high school band students were greeted by parents, family and friends with enthusiastic applause in the State Playhouse on Sunday, February 8. The CalStateLA Department of Music annual Section Leader High School Honor Choir and First Chair High School Honor Band brought together students from high schools across the state. Student enthusiasm for their musical successes during the three-day weekend was evident in the happy conversations heard after the concert. Parents stopped faculty and expressed gratitude for what their daughters and sons experienced. Many said they were looking forward to next year!