A Letter to You

“You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference and you have to decide what kind of a difference you want to make.”—Jane Goodall

Creators: 
Terra Bransfield, Sonoma State: 
Performer, Writer, Cinematographer, Video Editor
Maddy Hitchcock, CSU Channel Islands:
Writer, Performer, Video Edit
Judy Kim, CSU Channel Islands:
Voiceover, Writer
Michela Villierme, CSU Channel Islands: 
Writer, Performer, Choreographer, Cinematographer
Julian Xiong, CSU Los Angeles: 
Writer, Performer, Choreographer, Cinematographer

Music performed and composed by Saiko Fujii

Special Thanks:  The Earth, Apolo Gurrola (Cinematography), Julia Hendrickson (Cinematography) , Alexandra Molina (Cinematography), Christina Yang (Cinematography)


With You

Creators: 
Savannah Anderson, CSU Los Angeles:
Choreographer, Performer, Video Editor
Nickolas Currenton, CSU Channel Islands: 
Writer, Dancer, Performer, Video Editor
Jesus M Gonzalez, CSU Channel Islands: 
Music Composer, Co-writer
Trevor Linam, CSU Channel Islands: 
Musician, Electric Guitar and Bass 
Kelyla Nelson, CSU, Channel Islands: 
Dancer, Choreographer, Actor
Fabian Perez Nuño, CSU Fresno:
Dancing, Acting, Choreography

Guest Performers: Heather Castillo, Ashala Jenkins, Zion Jenkins

Music: 
Lost and Found 2021 composed and performed by Jesus M Gonzalez, and Chandler Booker

Springtime, Menatl Health , and Willy Beignet composed by Trevor Linam
Willy Beignet : Katelyn Anderson, Chandler Booker lyrics written by Nickolas Currenton
Chandler Booker Music Production/Drums

Special Thanks: 
Katelyn Anderson, Kenneth Balint (Mentor and Creative Support),   Seonagh Kummer (Mentor and Creative Support), Cristian Perez (Cinematography) , Chevelle Zeek (Cinematography)


Here Lies Our Stories

Creators:
Savannah Anderson, CSU Los Angeles:
Writer, Choreographer, Performer, Video Editor
Pablo Baltazar, CSU Channel Islands:
Performer, Writer, Cinematographer, Video Editor
Terra Bransfield, Sonoma State University: 
Performer, Writer, Cinematographer, Video Editor
Nickolas Currenton, CSU Channel Islands: 
Performer, Writer, Cinematographer, Video Editor
Fanny Valdez, CSU Channel Islands: 
Performer, Writer, Cinematographer, Video Editor
Julian Xiong, CSU Los Angeles: 
Performer, Writer, Cinematographer, Video Editor

Spoken Word from 2020: Representative by Nickolas Currenton/Nkls Curr

Costume Design for Fanny Valdez: Erik Lawrence

Music in Order of Appearance:
In the Mood by Glenn Miller Orchestra (1969)
Soy Del Pueblo Composed by Carlos Pueblo Performed by Flor de Pueblo, 1971. Produced by the Egrem-Areito Label
Xim Xaus Hmoob Ntsuab performed by Quas Hawj (2017)
Que me Véz by Pablo Baltazar 2021
Free Your Mind by Denzil Foster and Thomas McElroy, performed by En Vogue 1992
Rhythm Nation performed and composed by Janet Jackson
Supermodel (You Better Werk!) Lyrics and performance by RuPaul composed by Larry Tee & Jimmy Harry
Bitch Written and Performed by Meredith Brooks
Believe Written by  Brian Higgins, Stuart McLennen, Paul Barry, Steven Torch, Matthew Gray, Timothy Powell and Cher, performed by Cher

Special Thanks:
Katelyn Anderson and Raul Bernal
(Cinematography), Nena Garcia (Hair), Melaney Garcia (Makeup), Seonagh Kummer (Creative Process), Rosalind “Roz” Masten (Donation of cookbook prop), Veronica Valdez (Creative Process)  Christina Yang (Cinematography)


Dare to Fail

The human capacity for burden is like bamboo – far more flexible than you’d ever believe at first glance. – Jodi Picoult

Creators:
Tyler Baethe, CSU Channel Islands: Video Editor
Jennifer Coronoa, CSU Channel Islands:
Acoustic Guitar
Cody Hajost, CSU Channel Islands:
Actor
J
udy Kim, CSU Channel Islands: Actor, Writer, Cinematographer
Tristin Klipp Sabol, CSU Channel Islands:
Voiceover, Percussion, Audio Mix
Trevor Linam, CSU Channel Islands:
Musician, Electric Guitar and Bass
Natsumi Kawamura, Chico State:
Choreographer, Dancer, Painter
Fabian Perez Nuño, CSU Fresno:
Choreographer, Dancer
Fanny Valdez: Writer, Dancer Choreographer


Special Thanks: 
Chandler Booker
(Music Production), Apolo Gurrola (Cinematography/props, equipment, and overall big help), Julie Hajost (Cinematography), Ali Hoghoughi ( Cinematography)


Triumph Through Darkness

Creators: 
Toya Carter, CSU East Bay:
Dancer, Choreographer, Editor
Rachael Crooks, CSU Channel Islands:
Music Composition, Actor, Video Editor
Cody Hajost, CSU Channel Islands:
Actor, Writer, Narrator
Natsumi Kawamura, Chico State:
Choreographer, Dancer, Painter 
Fabian Perez Nuño, CSU Fresno:
Dancer, Actor, Choreographer,

Special Thanks:
Kenneth Balint
(Mentor and Creative Support), Apolo Gurrola (Cinematography)
(Cinematography), Cristian Perez (Cinematography)


Thank you to all the schools who participated in the first ever CSU Virtual Arts Concert

A Special Thank You to the Instructionally Related Activities Committee from
CSU Channel Islands for their support.

Thank you to the CSU and Adobe Literacies Grant for their support. 

The CSU Virtual Arts Concert
would not be possible 
without support from the following
CSU organizations

 A Special Thank You

CSU Chancellor’s Office

Michael Berman, Kate Miffitt

CSU Entertainment Alliance

Dina Ibrahim and Haley Seppa

Channel Islands Arts and Humanities Dean’s Office

Dean Vandana Kholi, Asst. Dean Phil Hampton, Chanda Cunningham Spence

Channel Islands Provost Mitch Avila

Channel Islands Interim President Richard Yao

Channel Islands Registration

Ginger Reyes and Kristin Hronek


CI Performing Arts and Performing Arts

Craig Bickel, Catherine Burris, Hugo Carbajal, Laura Covault, Ivan Grooms, Liz King, Bonnie Laven, KuanFen Liu, Steve Marsh, Paul Murphy, Hilda Ocampo, MiRi Park, Malia Roberson, Kenji Webb

Channel Islands Teaching and Learning Innovations

Jill Leafstadt, Jennifer Arceo, Megan Eberhardt-Alstot, Lorna Gonzalez, Ben Hytrek, Michael McGarry, Kristi O’Neil-Gonzalez, Emily Smith, Amanda Timpson

Awesome People

Eric Kupers, Seonagh Kummer, Megan Glynn Zollinger, Christine Kali, Kristen Daley, Kenneth Balint, Luis Sanchez, Bernardo Castillo, Lucas Castillo, Diego Castillo, Barbara Sabedra, Manny Sabedra, David Campbell,  The Rodriguez Rivas family, Emily Becker

The CSU Virtual Arts Concert is a proud partner with the Student Research conference

May 8, 2021

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