October Events

Neil Rutman

Neil Rutman Piano Recital
The School of Music & Dance is pleased to present alumus Neil Rutman in concert Monday October 19 at 7:30PM in the Music Concert Hall.  Dr. Rutman is the Klipsch Artist in Residence and Head of the piano Division at the University of Central Arkansas…as well as coach of the USA Boxing Team.  Dr. Rutman was a student of SJSU’s illustrious piano professor Aiko Onishi the 1980s. Tickets are available here.

Sphinx Virtuosi

Sphinx Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra
SJSU’s School of Music & Dance is delighted to present the premiere San José performance of the Sphinx Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra at our Music Concert Hall on Wednesday, Oct. 21, at 7:30PM.  Comprised of 18 of the nation’s top Black and Latino classical soloists, the Sphinx Virtuosi is one of the nation’s most dynamic professional chamber orchestras active today. The ensemble received rave reviews for their October 15, 2015 concert at Carnegie Hall—a program they will present at SJSU on October 21. Come join us!  Tickets are available here.

Barbara Day Turner

Symphony Orchestra
The SJSU Orchestra presents its first concert of the 2015-16 season Wednesday October 28 at 7:30PM in the Music Concert Hall. Under the direction of alum and San José Chamber Orchestra Maestra Barbara Day Turner, the program presents works by Vaughn Williams, Arturo Marquez, Jean Sibelius, and Craig Russell.  Come join us for a festive evening. Tickets are available here.


University Dance Theater
University Dance Theater, SJSU’s pre-professional performing company, is presenting dance works of the highest caliber on October 29-31. Raphaël Boumaïla reconstructs A Choreographic Offering, a masterpiece by the famous choreographer José Limón, set to The Musical Offering of Johann Sebastian Bach. Dance faculty member and Bay Area artist, Heather Cooper, creates a contemporary work, The Flowering Void. This performance inaugurates the new Dance Theater at SJSU. Tickets are available here.