Free Events in Cupertino 2014 Performing Arts & Culture Series2016 Fall Performing Arts & Culture Events at the Cupertino Library

Cupertino Library Foundation is proud to sponsor the upcoming 2016 Fall Performing Arts & Culture Events at Cupertino Community Hall. This program embraces a number of musical and dance genres that reflect the diversity of Cupertino. The free event programs in Cupertino primarily consist of performances by local musical companies. We hope you wi’ll join us for this exciting series!

The fifth Cupertino Fall Performing Arts and Culture Series begins Saturday, September 3rd. This year, Cupertino Library welcomes back some familiar favorites and introduces some new performers for more music, dancing and drama.

We are pleased to welcome back the Bo Ai Choir, the Firebird Youth Orchestra, Charged Particles Jazz Ensemble, and the San Francisco Shakespeare Company. We are also excited to introduce the Brassview Quintet, PAMPA Dance Academy, and the Hawaiian Dance Ensemble!

All events are FREE!

All performances are free and most events will be held at the Cupertino Community Hall at 10350 Torre Ave, Cupertino, CA 95014. No need to RSVP! Seating is first come, first serve.

 

Brassview Quintet

Saturday, September 3rd 4:00 – 5:00 PM
Cupertino Community Hall

The Brassview Quintet is made up of professional brass players living in the San Francisco Bay Area who are equally at home performing repertoire from Classical to Jazz and everything in between. For more information, visit http://brassview.com/

Brassview Quintet

 

San Jose Taiko

Saturday, September 24th 3:30 – 4:00 PM
Cupertino Community Hall

“Taiko” is the Japanese word for drum. In North America, this term is used to describe both the Japanese drum itself and the art form of kumidaiko (ensemble drumming with Japanese drums). San Jose Taiko has been performing and offering education programs since 1973. They compose their own music by blending traditional Japanese drumming with world rhythms to create a truly unique sound. For more information, visit http://www.taiko.org/

San Jose Tiako

 

PAMPA Dance Academy

Saturday, October 1st 4:30 – 5:30 PM
Cupertino Community Hall

PAMPA Dance Academy has been exemplary in blending both traditional and modern stage design techniques to enthrall its audiences, without diluting the purity of the art form. For more information, visit http://www.pampans.com/

pampans dance academy

 

Bo-Ai Chorus

Saturday, October 29th 4:30 – 5:30 PM
Cupertino Community Hall

The chorus will offer selections from Chinese folk music as well as some American songbook standards. The Bo-Ai Chorus, formed in 1991, is a group of fun loving community citizens who love to sing.

Boi Ai Choir

 

Hawaiian Dance Ensemble

Saturday, October 30th 2:00 – 3:00 PM
Cupertino Community Hall

Hula started as a religious ceremony to the Hawaiian gods. Enjoy the heartfelt dance that remembers the history of Hawaii and to join the Hawaiian way of celebrating life.

Hawaiian dance cupertino

 

Charged Particles Jazz Ensemble

Saturday, November 5th 3:30 – 4:30 PM
Cupertino Community Hall

Plugged-in Jazz with a Spark! Charged Particles are creating some of the most exciting music in the jazz scene today, blending classic with new.  They play a mix of original compositions and well-known standards, featuring their own mix of swinging jazz, Afro-Latin styles, and funky grooves.  For more information, visit http://www.chargedparticles.com

charged particles jazz

 

Firebird Chinese Youth Orchestra

Saturday, November 12th 4:00 – 5:00 PM
Cupertino Community Hall

Firebird Youth Chinese Orchestra is dedicated to promoting Chinese music as part of Chinese-American culture. The music programs on the orchestra seek to exhibit authentic eastern aesthetics, collaborate with western music groups and participate in cultural exchanges. For more information, visit http://www.fyco.org/new/intro.html

firebird youth orchestra

 

San Francisco Shakespeare Company’s “Twelfth Night”

Saturday, November 19th 3:30 – 4:30 PM
Cupertino Community Hall

Shakespeare’s heartfelt comedy Twelfth Night follows the journeys of castaway twins who are separated in an unfamiliar land full of antics, love triangles, and dangerous duels. For more information, visit http://www.sfshakes.org/programs/shakespeare-on-tour/twelfth-night-2016-17

San Francisco Shakespeare 12th Night