Central Washington University brings their award-winning Department of Music ensembles to Benaroya Hall. This event begins at 6:30pm with the top Jazz Band and Vocal Jazz Ensemble in a shared performance in the Samuel and Althea Stroum Grand Lobby. Following the Jazz performance, the concert will move
into the S. Mark Taper Auditorium for a program that includes the Chamber Choir, Wind Ensemble, University Chorale, Central Singers, and the Symphony Orchestra. Each of these ensembles has received numerous acknowledgements including invitations to perform at State, Regional, and National Conferences. The program includes Bernstein's Symphonic Dances and culminates with Johannes Brahms' Ein deutsches Requiem (Gayla Bauer Blaisdell, soprano; Anton Belov, baritone).