UH West O‘ahu hosts Chamber Music Hawaii concerts for 2015-2016 series

All concerts are free for students with valid ID

University of Hawaiʻi-West Oʻahu
Julie Funasaki Yuen, (808) 689-2604
Public Info Officer, Communications Department
Posted: Oct 5, 2015

Chamber Music Hawaii Galliard String Quartet in concert at the UHWO Library.
Chamber Music Hawaii Galliard String Quartet in concert at the UHWO Library.

KAPOLEI --- The University of Hawai‘i – West O‘ahu will be filled with the sounds of beautiful music as host to Chamber Music Hawaii’s 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 (with valid student ID) and will take place in UH West O‘ahu’s Library that provides a marvelous acoustic setting for the evening performances.

Tuesday, Oct. 20, 7 p.m.

Spring Wind Quintet

The Spring Wind Quintet will perform Anton Reicha’s “Wind Quintet in E flat major, Op. 88, No. 2,” Bach and Schweitzer’s “Passacaglia & Fugue in C minor, BWV 582” and contemporary Puerto Rican composer, Angel Pena’s “Movements for Wind Quintet.”

Tuesday, Dec. 1, 7 p.m.

Honolulu Brass Quintet

There is nothing like the sound of a brass ensemble in December. The Honolulu Brass Quintet will bring holiday cheer to UH West Oʻahu with a popular selection of seasonal music.

Tuesday, April 12, 2016, 7 p.m.

Galliard String Quartet

The Galliard String Quartet will perform Bedrich Smetana’s autobiographical “String Quartet No.1 in E minor ‘From My Life’” and Igor Stravinsky’s “Three Pieces for String Quartet.”

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.

For more information about the Chamber Music Hawaii concerts at UH West Oʻahu, contact Dr. Jon Magnussen at jonmagnu@hawaii.edu.

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 Hawaii (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.