SF State Orchestra, SF State Wind Ensemble and SF State Brass Ensemble

Wednesday, October 31, 2018, 7:30 pm
Photo of SF State Orchestra
The SF State Orchestra, SF State Wind Ensemble and Brass Ensemble celebrate Halloween with selections from Orff’s Carmina Burana as well as haunting works by Gabrieli, Saint-Saëns, Berlioz and Lecturer Steve Horowitz. Free.
Creative Arts Building, Knuth Hall
School of Music
School of Music
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SF State Orchestra

The SF State Orchestra is comprised of about 45 musicians, including Music majors and others, as well as faculty, staff and community members who join together to perform four to six concerts on campus each year. All members have demonstrated an outstanding level of musicianship and commitment. Conducted by Zakarias Grafilo and Bradley Hogarth.

SF State Wind Ensemble

The SF State Wind Ensemble is comprised of about 65 musicians, including students, faculty, staff and community members. Performances feature new compositions for wind band in addition to works from the core wind literature. The ensemble is dedicated to presenting an exciting variety of challenging repertoire from all musical periods, cultures and styles. The ensemble commissions new music, presents world premieres and collaborates with renowned guest artists. Conducted by Bradley Hogarth.



  • Carl Orff (1895 – 1982): Selections from Carmina Burana
  • Giovanni Gabrieli (c. 1556 – 1612): Canzon a 12
  • Modest Mussorgsky (1839 – 1881): Night on Bald Mountain
  • Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 – 1921): Danse Macabre, Op. 40 (Zakarias Grafilo, violin)
  • Steve Horowitz (1964 – ): Frankenstein (with film)
  • Hector Berlioz (1803 – 1869): The Witches’ Sabbath from Symphonie Fantastique, Op. 14