The Force is strong with the Boston Pops Orchestra at the Hearst Greek Theatre tribute to composer John Williams

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From left to right: UC Berkeley director of bands Dr. Robert Calonico, piccolo soloist Margaret Shi and drum major Sarah Manthorpe. In an interview with The Daily Californian, Manthorpe said that she was blown away by “Hedwig’s Theme.”

The Greek Theatre wasn’t exactly packed, but those gathered ranged in age from about six to 60. The tangible pathos of Williams’ work is remarkably legible.
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Cal Band Director recounts changes in Homecoming

Celebrating its 125th year, the University of California Marching Band epitomizes the spirit of our campus. Its anniversary means 125 years of home games, 125 years of rallies on Sproul Plaza and 125 Homecomings. Robert Calonico, Cal Band’s director since 1995 and the 1976 Cal Band student director, offered us
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