2017-04-20 / Schools

CLU seniors to perform


IN CONCERT—Graduating senior Samuel Grandfield will play with the Cal Lutheran University String Symphony April 21. 
Courtesy of Brian Stethem/CLU IN CONCERT—Graduating senior Samuel Grandfield will play with the Cal Lutheran University String Symphony April 21. Courtesy of Brian Stethem/CLU The Cal Lutheran University String Symphony will present a concert featuring performances by graduating seniors at 7:30 p.m. Fri., April 21 in Samuelson Chapel at 165 Chapel Lane on the Thousand Oaks campus.

The 24-piece orchestra comprising students and community members will play works by composers Percy Grainger, Gustav Holst, Henry Purcell, Dmitri Shostakovich and Claude Smith.

Graduating seniors Mickey da Silva of Thousand Oaks and Samuel Grandfield of Newbury Park will perform a duet by George Frideric Handel and Johan Halvorsen. Both students have played with the university’s Honors String Ensemble.

Symphony conductor Yoshika Masuda is a cello lecturer at CLU and will serve as director of string studies and assistant professor of music starting in the fall.

He holds a doctorate in musical arts from USC Thornton School of Music, where he studied with cellist Ralph Kirshbaum.

The concert is free; donations will be accepted.

For more information, call the music department at (805) 493- 3306 or visit CalLutheran.edu.

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