Welcome to Caltech Performing & Visual Arts!

Caltech offers excellent opportunities for the study and performance of music, theater, and the visual arts. The Performing and Visual Arts Faculty are committed to quality in performance and education, and share a dedication to serve the student who wishes to enrich and broaden his or her college experience. Students can receive academic credit for their participation. Performing and Visual Arts plays a vital role in realizing the Institute's mission of "...educating outstanding students to become creative members of society."

We invite you to watch our informational videos below
to get to know us a little better:

Chamber Music

Concert Band


Jazz Band


Orchestra and Choir


Theatre Arts


Visual Arts

Caltech Chamber Music Concert Series

Friday, January 30, 2015
8:00 PM
Dabney Louge


String Quartet in F Major (incomplete)

1. Sostenuto – Allegro vivace e grazioso

Edvard Grieg (1843-1907)
Vivian Huang (’15, Bioengineering/English) violin
Ratnelekha Viswanadham (’15, ACM/BEM) violin
Sean Mendoza (’16, Materials Science) viola
Jade Yang (’15, Computer Science) cello

Sérénade en Trio

1. Entrée
2. Fuguette
3. Gigue

Eugène Bozza (1905-1991)
Jen Karolewski (’15, Chemistry) flute
Daniel Wang (’16, Computer Science) clarinet
Ian Koss (’15, Materials Science) bassoon

Trio for Horn, Violin and Piano, Op. 40

1. Andante – Poco piu animato

Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Jamie Rankin (graduate student, Physics) horn
Yuka Sakazaki (’17, Biology) violin
Ellen Yu (’17, Chemistry) piano

Romance (1891) for Piano Six-Hands
Waltz (1890) for Piano Six-Hands
Serge Rachmaninoff (1873-1943)
Jessica Li (’18, Biology) piano
KIsha Thayapran (’18, Biology) piano
Narmada Thayapran (’18, Biology) piano

Five Pieces for Flute, Violin, and Piano, Op. 56

1. Nocturne
3. Scherzino
César Cui (1835-1918)
Shuo Wang (postdoctoral scholar, CNS) flute
Manasa Ashok (’17, Computer Science) violin
Delores Bing (Chamber Music Director) piano


Notturno in E-flat Major, D. 897
Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
Anita Chen (’17. Chemistry)
Joseph Berlelant (’16, Computer Science/CNS) cello
Alexandra Cong (’16, Mathematics) piano

Bagatelles, Op. 47

1. Allegretto scherzando
2. Tempo di Minuetto.  Grazioso
3. Allegretto scherzando
4. Canon.  Andante con moto
5. Poco Allegro

Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904)
Arun Asundi (’15, Chemical Engineering) violin
Betsy Fu (’16, ACM/CS) violin
Delores Bing (Chamber Music Director) cello
JIan Shi (graduate student Civil Engineering) accordion

Quintet No. 6 in C Major, Op. 57

1. March:  Variations on the Nocturnal Retreat in Madrid

Luigi Boccherini (1743-1805)
Seven Scottish Airs
Arranged by Gustav Holst (1874-1934)
Paige Gannon (’18, Mathematics) violin
Licheng Richard Zhu (’18, Physics) violin
Sunita Darbe (graduate student (Materials Science) viola
Jiseon Min (’18, Physics) cello
Albert Chern (graduate student, ACM) piano


Caltech Chamber Music
Sunday, February 1, 2015
3:30 PM
Dabney Lounge
Super Bowl Alternative Concert

Sonata for Three Flutes, Op. 7, No. 6
Joseph de Boismortier (1689-1755)

1. Moderement
2. Courante
3. Tendrement
4. Gigue
Hannah Dotson, flute
Anusha Nathan, flute
Anna Winnicki, flute

Trio in D Major, Op. 9, No. 3

1. Allegro
3. Rondo
Joseph Kreutzer (1790-1840)
Ian Kuehne (’18, Undeclared) flute
Beatriz Atsavapranee (’18, Undeclared) violin
William Ballinger (’18, Undeclared) guitar

Trio Sonata in F Major, Op. 2, No. 2
Jean Baptiste Loeillet (1680-1730)

1. Largo
2. Allegro
Hannah Dotson, flute
Anusha Nathan, flute
Hye Sung Choe (Donald E. Hudson Visiting Artist) flute

Trio in E-flat Major, K. 498 “Kegelstatt”

1. Rondeaux:  Allegro
W. A. Mozart (1756-1791)
Boyu Fan (’15, Mechanical Engineering) clarinet
Anne Christian (’16, Biology) viola
Emily Miaou (’18, Chemical Engineering) piano

Scaramouche (Suite for Piano Duo)

1. Vif
2. Modéré
3. Brazileira

Darius Milhaud
Andrew Kang (’18, Computer Science) piano
Catherine Ma (’18, Undeclared) piano


String Quartet in A minor, D. 804 “Rosamunde”
Franz Schubert

1. Allegro ma non troppo
2. Andante
3. Menuetto.  Allegro
4. Allegro moderato
Nailen Matschke, violin
Charles Wang (’17, CNS) violin
John Christian (’15, Computer Science/Geology) viola
Siddharth Murching (’17, Computer Science) cello

Dance Macabre for Piano Duo
Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)
Brooks Fu (graduate student, Control and Dynamical Systems) piano
Jin Qian (graduate student, Materials Science) piano



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FALL 2012 - WINTER 2013


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