Michael Nowak & Orchestra Novo

Community Novo: Co-Creation Project IV

Robert Thies, pianist

Sunday, February 9
4 pm

Harold J. Miossi Cultural and Performing Arts Center, Cuesta College

Join Michael Nowak, Orchestra Novo, and acclaimed pianist, Robert Thies as they bring music to life with the 4th installment of the Community Novo: Co-Creation Project. Michael is working with at-risk and incarcerated youth, and the juvenile justice system, to inspire and empower through music and art.

Sponsored by

Joan Gellert-Sargen

Brenda & Jules Hock
in memory of Gene 'Don' Shidler

Lyn Baker

This program is made possible, in part, with support from the Community Foundation of San Luis Obispo County

Our Program

Pavane Pour Une Infante Défunte M. Ravel
Pulcinella I. Stravinsky
Piano Concerto #1 L. Beethoven

$40 Reserved Seating, $10 Student (at the door)

Charlie Chaplin's Modern Times with Live Orchestra

Michael Nowak & Orchestra Novo

The genius of Charlie Chaplin is on full display in this iconic silent film. This is an opportunity of a lifetime to see this classic movie accompanied by live orchestra.

Michael Nowak brings his studio conducting talents to the Fremont Theater as he leads Orchestra Novo in performing the live soundtrack to Modern Times.

The historic Fremont Theater provides the perfect showcase for experiencing this one-of-a-kind musical event. 

Michael Nowak & Orchestra Novo
Charlie Chaplin's Modern Times

Saturday, April 4   7:30 pm
Fremont Theater

Modern Times © Roy Export S.A.S. Music for Modern Times Copyright © Roy Export Company Ltd. and Bourne Co. All rights reserved
Charlie Chaplin™© Bubbles Incorporated S.A.

If you're interested in VIP Sponsor seating, or have any questions, contact Zette directly. 805-792-2711 or

[email protected]

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Great music begins with a commitment to excellence and a passion for bringing people together.

Orchestra Novo’s purpose is to nourish and inspire our community
through the co-creation and shared experience of orchestral and chamber music
that deepens our connection to one another, our world, and ourselves.

Orchestra Novo serves as a leader in presenting performances and educational programs
that transform and enrich all those with whom we come into contact.

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