Camarillo, Calif., May 5, 2011 - The CSU Channel Islands Choral Association (CICA) will present its second spring concert entitled "Ain't Necessarily So" on Sunday, May 15 at St. Columba's Episcopal Church in Camarillo, 1251 Las Posas Road.  The performance will begin at 3 p.m. and will also include children from the Los Primeros Elementary School in Camarillo. 

The concert will feature a broad spectrum of musical selections.  Classical selections will include music by Mozart, Puccini, Verdi, Johann Strauss and Bizet.  The children from Los Primeros will do selections from different musicals such as ‘Tomorrow’ from Annie, ‘Somewhere Over the Rainbow’ from the Wizard of Oz and others.  As a special treat the choir will do a medley from Gershwin Portrait.

The event is free and open to the public and includes complimentary parking. The concert is sponsored by the Channel Islands Choral Association.  Donations to support the choir will be accepted at the door.

The CSU Channel Islands Choir is a class at the University that is open to students, faculty and community members.  Auditions for community members are held twice per year with the next audition taking place in August.  For additional information, contact the instructor, Professor KuanFen Liu at 805-278-0375 or kuanfen.liu@csuci.edu

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About California State University Channel Islands
CSU Channel Islands (CI) is the only four-year, public university in Ventura County and is known for its interdisciplinary, multicultural and international perspectives, and its emphasis on experiential and service learning.  CI’s strong academic programs focus on business, sciences, liberal studies, teaching credentials, and innovative master’s degrees.  Students benefit from individual attention, up-to-date technology, and classroom instruction augmented by outstanding faculty research.

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About California State University Channel Islands
CSU Channel Islands (CI) is the only four-year, public university in Ventura County and is known for its interdisciplinary, multicultural and international perspectives, and its emphasis on experiential and service learning. CI's strong academic programs focus on business, sciences, liberal studies, teaching credentials, and innovative master's degrees. Students benefit from individual attention, up-to-date technology, and classroom instruction augmented by outstanding faculty research. CI has been designated by the U.S. Department of Education as a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is committed to serving students of all backgrounds from the region and beyond. Connect with and learn more about CI by visiting CI's Social Media.

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