Annual Festival of Scholars Concert

Event Details

The California Lutheran University Wind Ensemble will present its annual Festival of Scholars Concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 25, in Samuelson Chapel.

The flute and horn quartets and percussion ensemble will be highlighted. The performance will feature soloist and works for concert band.

The program will include an original work by student composer Cassidy Helikson, a political science major from Newberg, Oregon.

The performance will feature guest student conductor Terah Landy of Porterville. Landy graduated last year with a bachelor’s degree in math and is currently working toward a teaching credential and master’s degree in education.

The concert will conclude with a dedication to graduating senior musicians.

Michael Hart will conduct. The assistant professor of music and director of bands at Cal Lutheran teaches music theory and ear training, provides private lessons to all trombone, euphonium and tuba students, and serves as a field supervisor for music education majors. As a tubist, the Moorpark resident performs as a solo artist and frequently appears in chamber groups, symphonies and concert bands throughout Southern California. He also is active as an adjudicator, presenter and guest conductor throughout the state.

The concert is free, but donations will be accepted.

The chapel is located at 165 Chapel Lane on the Thousand Oaks campus.

For information, call the Music Department at 805-493-3306 or visit


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