Cal Poly Spring Jazz Concert
DateMay 26, 2023
Event Starts7:30 PM
LocationHarold Miossi Hall
Doors Open1 hour prior
For the final Cal Poly jazz concert, guest artists Inga Swearingen, voice; and George Stone, trumpet and piano; will perform alongside Cal Poly’s Jazz Ensemble and Vocal Jazz Ensemble, directed by Director of Jazz Studies Arthur White.
Swearingen graduated from the Cal Poly Music Department, then earned her master’s degree in choral conducting from Florida State University. She performed for the renowned radio show, “A Prairie Home Companion,” more than a dozen times; was a first-place winner at the Montreux Jazz Festival Shure Vocal Competition; and was a featured soloist in Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall.
Stone is director of audio technology at Cuesta College where he also teaches music theory and composition. He has been a festival adjudicator and clinician for more than 20 years, and a guest composer/conductor for all levels of jazz honor bands. As a composer he has been commissioned to write for many nationally recognized high school and college programs. He previously worked as a musician and composer for both live shows and television, and has composed for CBS, HBO, NBC, The Tonight Show and Disney.