Panorama to Showcase Schwob School Talent in Music History Revue

Guitar Quartet performs during Kaleidoscope 2010.COLUMBUS, Ga. - Columbus State University’s Schwob School of Music showcases its 250 students in a wide range of eclectic ensembles in rotating performances Saturday, Nov. 20 in RiverCenter for the Performing Arts.

Starting 7:30 p.m., “Panorama” is a narrated, history of music revue covering pagan percussion and Romantic-period virtuosity to rock 'n' roll and the newest electronic sounds.

The two-hour  event expands on the Schwob school’s spring semester, 70-minute Kaleidoscope concert of continuous performance in the Heard Theatre.

Panorama opens in the Heard Theatre with Part I covering music’s early beginnings from drums and dance to Beethoven.

Afterward, activity resumes with cash bars in the Grand Lobby and on the mezzanine, while performances of contemporary music and jazz by small and large ensembles, plus music with video and other media, and dance and acting extend into Studio Theatre, Legacy Hall and the Patrons’ Room.

At 9 p.m., Part II in the Heard Theatre will close the event with music from the Romantic era to today.

Tickets are $20 apiece and available online (http://music.colstate.edu) or at the door. Faculty, staff and students with a CSU ID can purchase one ticket and receive another free. For more information, call 706-649-7225.