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Laptop Ensemble composes musical pieces with digital software

December 1, 2018

The Bob Cole Conservatory Laptop Ensemble performed a series of musical pieces composed with digital software at Daniel Recital Hall Wednesday.  

CSULB’s Opera Institute presents its annual Opera Masterpieces show

CSULB’s Opera Institute presents its annual Opera Masterpieces show

Sahara Barba, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018

Filed under Arts & Life, Fine Arts

The powerful voices of the CSULB Opera Institute filled the Gerald Daniel Recital Hall on Nov. 3 and 4, for its Opera Masterpieces show as the performers acted out scenes from various operas. To set the theme for the sho...

A musical celebration of life: Carolyn Bremer honored at memorial service

A musical celebration of life: Carolyn Bremer honored at memorial service

September 23, 2018

Audience members fought back tears as both alumni and students filled the stage and lined the aisles of the Carpenter Performing Arts Center auditorium to sing a final goodbye for Carolyn Bremer. The Bob ...

Bob Cole Conservatory of Music to host Carolyn Bremer memorial

Bob Cole Conservatory of Music to host Carolyn Bremer memorial

September 19, 2018

A memorial will be held Friday to commemorate Carolyn Bremer, the former associate director of the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music, who died Sunday, Sept. 2. The event, meant to celebrate her life, will...

Carolyn Bremer, associate director of Bob Cole Conservatory of Music, dies at 60

Carolyn Bremer, associate director of Bob Cole Conservatory of Music, dies at 60

September 4, 2018

Carolyn R. Bremer, associate director of the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music, accomplished composer and beloved faculty member died unexpectedly on Sunday. She was 60. A memorial service celebrating her life will be...

Bob Cole Conservatory celebrates 10 years

Bob Cole Conservatory celebrates 10 years

February 28, 2018

Most students who attend the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music practice at least six hours a day, attend all of their classes and juggle jobs and a social life. One thing most of these students don’t have ...

CSULB’s Laptop Ensemble digitalize classical music with Max MSP

Amanda Mercado

April 21, 2015

Filed under Arts & Life

Those sitting in the Daniel Recital Hall on Friday evening were immersed in darkness, save for a flashing screen backdrop and the white laptop glow from Mac’s signature apples. A spider-web of tangled cables flowed from the six performer’s tech-based instruments, producing sounds that ranged from cacophonies to melodies. “Laptop Ensemble and Modular Synthesis” at the Daniel Recital Hall consisted of student and...