Ross Sears Memorial
The Cal Poly Music Department will honor deceased colleague Ross Sears.
A tribute for Sears, who died on March 18, 2012, will be held at 5:30 p.m Thursday, May 17, in Cal Poly's Spanos Theatre.
The Music Department will be joined by the San Luis Obispo Symphony and Festival Mozaic in presenting musical performances and personal remembrances.
Sears had been a percussionist with the San Jose Symphony, Opera San Jose, West Bay Opera, Monterey Symphony, San Jose Civic Light Opera, Symphony Orchestra of Maracaibo-Venezuela and San Diego Symphony and Opera. He performed locally with the San Luis Obispo Symphony, Opera San Luis Obispo, Cuesta Master Chorale, Vocal Arts Ensemble, PCPA Theatrefest, Festival Mozaic, Santa Barbara Symphony and Santa Maria Philharmonic. He also performed with various jazz groups.
The celebration is free and open to the public.