UH West O‘ahu hosts Chamber Music Hawaii concerts this spring

All concerts are free for students with valid ID

University of Hawaiʻi-West Oʻahu
Julie Funasaki Yuen, (808) 689-2604
Public Info Officer, University of Hawaii - West Oahu
Posted: Feb 4, 2015

The Galliard String Quartet and friends perform at the UH West O'ahu Library.
The Galliard String Quartet and friends perform at the UH West O'ahu Library.

The University of Hawai‘i – West O‘ahu will be filled with the sounds of beautiful music this year as host to a Chamber Music Hawaii concert series featuring the Spring Wind Quintet, Honolulu Brass Quintet and Galliard String Quartet. These Chamber Music Hawaii ensembles will perform a three-part concert series in West O‘ahu at the University’s Kapolei campus. All ensemble members are full-time musicians with the Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra (formerly the Honolulu Symphony).

Open to all, the concerts are free for students and will take place in UH West O‘ahu’s Library that provides a marvelous acoustic setting for the evening performances. Audiences will also enjoy a free Chamber Music 102 presentation featuring a fun introduction to chamber music at the UHWO campus by Assistant Professor of Music Dr. Jon Magnussen. The concert schedule is:

Sunday, Feb. 22, 4 p.m.

Chamber Music 102 presentation

UH West Oʻahu, Campus Center C225

Join Chamber Music Hawaii’s Galliard String Quartet and UH West Oʻahu Assistant Professor of Music and composer Dr. Jon Magnussen for a fun and informative introduction to the chamber music experience including live and recorded musical examples. All are welcome to attend this free event. No tickets required.

Tuesday, Feb. 24, 7 p.m.

Spring Wind Quintet

UH West Oʻahu Library

The Spring Wind Quintet will perform Bach’s Prelude & Fugue in E minor, Baldwin’s “Dreams of the White Tiger,” Maslanka’s Wind Quintet No. 4, Bach’s Prelude & Fugue in G minor and Taffanel’s “Wind Quintet.”

Tuesday, March 17, 7 p.m.

Honolulu Brass Quintet with Harpist Constance Uejio

UH West Oʻahu Library

The Honolulu Brass Quintet featuring Harpist Constance Uejio will perform Poulenc’s “Sonata,” Morley Calvert’s “Suite from the Monteregian Hills,” Sampson’s “Morning Music” and Rayner Brown’s “Concertino for Harp and Brass Quintet.”

Tuesday, April 7, 7 p.m.

Galliard String Quartet

UH West Oʻahu Library

The Galliard String Quartet will perform Mozart’s Quartet in F, Brahms’ Quartet in C minor and a newly commissioned work by UH West Oʻahu Assistant Professor of Music Dr. Jon Magnussen, supported by the Honolulu Mayor’s Office on Culture and the Arts.

To purchase concert tickets, visit http://chambermusichawaii.org/tickets/ or call (808) 489-5038. Students must present a valid student ID at the concerts for free admission. Tickets are $25 for adults and $20 for seniors, military, and UH West O‘ahu faculty and staff. Discounted prices are available if purchasing tickets for all three UH West Oʻahu concerts.

Established in 1976, the University of Hawaiʻi - West O‘ahu offers quality education, small classes and personalized attention with academic programs that emphasize the exploration of interdisciplinary and cross-cultural studies. UH West O‘ahu serves approximately 2,700 students at its brand new, state-of-the-art campus that opened in the City of Kapolei in 2012. For more information, visit www.uhwo.hawaii.edu, call (808) 689-2800 or toll-free (866) 299-8656. Find us on Facebook and Twitter.

Founded in 1982, Chamber Music Hawai‘i (CMH) is Hawai‘i’s oldest presenter of local, professional chamber musicians. CMH musicians are also full-time members of the Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra (formerly the Honolulu Symphony). With four different ensembles including the Galliard String Quartet, Honolulu Brass Quintet, Spring Wind Quintet or Tresemble, CMH offers a wide variety of musical programming throughout the season. For more information, visit www.chambermusichawaii.org.