Morrison News 2011

Give a Gator gift this holiday season -- San Francisco State University

December 12, 2011

Alum Eric Alatorre (attended ’90) is a longtime member of the Grammy Award-winning group, which will give a free performance on campus Feb. 19 as part of the Morrison Artists Series.

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Alexander String Quartet to perform in Morrison Artist Series at SFSU - San Francisco classical music | Examiner.com

November 17, 2011

The next free chamber music concert in the Morrison Artist Series at San Francisco State University (SFSU) will feature the Alexander String Quartet. This ensemble has been a longtime quartet-in-residence at the University.

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The Morrison Artist Series begins tomorrow - San Francisco classical music | Examiner.com

October 20, 2011

The 56th season of the Morrison Artist Series begins tomorrow at San Francisco State University. This series of free chamber music concerts was created as part of the May Treat Morrison Chamber Music Center at San Francisco State University. All performances take place in the 700-seat McKenna Theatre at 1600 Holloway Avenue (just off the intersection with 19th Avenue), conveniently located near a trolley station.

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REDLANDS: Chamber Music Society tunes up with fundraiser | Theater/Classical Music | InlandSoCal.com

September 21, 2011

On Jan. 22, the chamber welcomes the Hausmann String Quartet. The Quartet holds the Morrison Fellowship Award in residency with the Alexander String Quartet at the International Center for the Arts, San Francisco State University.

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Redlands Chamber Music Society fundraiser to kick off 2011-2012 season | Inland Empire – Southern California

September 21, 2011

On Jan. 22, the chamber welcomes the Hausmann String Quartet. The Quartet holds the Morrison Fellowship Award in residency with the Alexander String Quartet at the International Center for the Arts, San Francisco State University.

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The 56th season of the Morrison Artists Series - San Francisco classical music | Examiner.com

August 17, 2011

The 56th season of the Morrison Artists Series was announced yesterday by San Francisco State University.

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Composer heads Morrison Artists Series - San Francisco State University

July 13, 2011

Professor of Music and SF State alum (B.M. '76) Richard Festinger has been appointed the new artistic director of the Morrison Artists Series at SF State. A composer and performer, Festinger's background includes prestigious awards for contemporary chamber music composition and a performance at the Woodstock music festival in 1969.

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Percussion Discussion : San Francisco Classical Voice

March 8, 2011

On March 13, percussion fans have two opportunities to learn when the two traditions began, how they developed, and maybe where they’re headed. Unfortunately, as the two events take place on both sides of the San Francisco Bay simultaneously, starting at 3 p.m., you can only choose one. Cal Performances’ event takes place in Berkeley at Hertz Hall, while the Morrison Artists Series event will be given on the San Francisco State University campus.

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The final concerts of the Morrison Artists Series - San Francisco classical music | Examiner.com

March 4, 2011

Over the next few weeks the Morrison Artists Series of free chamber music concerts at San Francisco State will offer its three final events.

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Tuned In: Swedish songbird Anne Sofie von Otter sings Scandinavian program in San Francisco - San Jose Mercury News

February 23, 2011

Through the largesse of the Morrison Artists Series at San Francisco State University, Cabrera and SFCMP will perform in a free concert at the McKenna Theatre on campus at 3 p.m. March 6. The program will feature the same Ligeti, Du Yun and Current pieces, but in addition, composer and pianist Du Yun will join the ensemble in her 2009 work, "Miranda."

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New explorations by the San Francisco Contemporary Music Players - San Francisco classical music

February 14, 2011

Finally, the Morrison Artists Series event will take place on Sunday, March 6, in the McKenna Theatre in the Creative Arts Building on the San Francisco State University Campus at 3 PM. Admission is free, and the pre-concert talk will take place at 2 PM in Room 146.

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Israeli Chamber Project : San Francisco Classical Voice:

February 9, 2011

The Israeli Chamber Project, presented this weekend by San Francisco State University's Morrison Artists' Series, is an example of this diversity.

Best described as a string trio-plus, they'll be performing Bohuslav Martinu's Chamber Music No. 1, one of the last pieces the composer finished before his death, and certainly deserving of wider notice.

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Steven Schick Named Artistic Director of San Francisco Contemporary Musicians Players

February 8, 2011

This year, the ensemble has been invited to perform on the distinguished Morrison Artists Series at San Francisco State University.

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From Israel, U.S. and Germany, ensemble unites in S.F. | j. the Jewish news weekly of Northern California

February 4, 2011

Ronald Caltabiano, artistic director of the Morrison Artists Series at San Francisco State University, is certain the group is going to dazzle the audience at its first performance in San Francisco on Feb. 11, part of the series of free concerts.

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Violist Katie Kadarauch to perform with the Israeli Chamber Project - San Francisco classical music | Examiner.com

January 31, 2011

The next recital in the Morrison Artists Series of free concerts presented in the McKenna Theatre at San Francisco State University will be performed by the Israeli Chamber Project. The group is based both in New York and Israel with the goal of “cross-cultural mediation,” bringing their New York experiences back to the people of Israel and bringing something of Israel to overseas concertgoers.

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