Music

Sequences and Spirals

Date: 
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

red_dance.jpgWednesday/Thursday, February 10 & 11 at 7:30 pm
SEQUENCES AND SPIRALS: EXPLORING FIBONACCI NUMBERS THROUGH MUSIC, DANCE, MATH, AND THE VISUAL ARTS

McKinney Theatre $10 general; $7 students/seniors (presale only)
The Departments of Dance and Music present Sequences and Spirals: Exploring Fibonacci Numbers through Music, Dance, Math and the Visual Arts in the McKinney Theatre on the Saddleback College campus. The evening will include premieres of new music and dance from Norman Weston and Deidre Cavazzi, as well as several fascinating mini-lectures from Architecture and Horticulture professors, and a pre-show gallery exhibit in the Fine Arts quad featuring artwork from multiple visual arts classes on campus. This event is appropriate for all ages, and celebrates collaboration between many students and professors across Saddleback College, as well as the relationship between the arts and sciences.

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Ryan Keberle and Catharsis

Date: 
Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

McKinney Theatre
$10 general; $7 students/seniors (presale only)

Trombonist/composer/educator Ryan Keberle performs in the McKinney Theatre with his band Catharsis: Jorge Roeder, bass, Ryan Keberle, trombone, Mike Rodriguez, trumpet, Camila Meza, voice, and Eric Doob, drums.

“A trombonist and composer with far-ranging credentials, Ryan Keberle is onto something with Catharsis, his update of a pianoless postbop quartet.”
Nate Chinen, The New York Times

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Piano Concert with Kevin Ayesh

Date: 
Sunday, February 21, 2016 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm

REFLECTIONS OF THE OCEAN CLASSICAL KEYBOARD SERIES
PIANO CONCERT WITH KEVIN AYESH
McKinney Theatre
$15 general;  $12 seniors; $10 students; (presale only); children FREE with paying adult; 2 for 1 for music teachers with MTAC/CAPMT ID
kevin_ayesh_color_photo.jpgAmerican concert pianist Kevin Ayesh performs masterpieces of Mozart, Chopin, Ravel, and Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue.

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Jazz Day with John Fedchock

Date: 
Saturday, February 27, 2016 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

JAZZ DAY WITH WORLD-CLASS TROMBONIST JOHN FEDCHOCK
AND THE SADDLEBACK COLLEGE BIG BAND

McKinney Theatre
$15 general; $10 students/seniors (presale only)
john_fedchock_xobrass.jpgJohn Fedchock's illustrious career in jazz has spanned over three decades. Since his emergence on the scene in 1980, Fedchock has established himself as a world-class trombone soloist, a heralded bandleader, and a Grammy-nominated arranger. An in-demand performer and writer in New York City for over twenty years, his multifaceted talents have led him to become one of NYC's premiere jazz artists. His critically acclaimed John Fedchock New York Big Band has become a marquee group, showcasing Fedchock's trombone and arranging as well as the band's all-star soloists.

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Saddleback Star 2016

Date: 
Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Vocal Competition for Saddleback Students
McKinney Theatre
$5
riopelle_sc_star.jpgWhich Saddleback student will be crowned Saddleback’s own vocal star? Join us for this exciting vocal competition in which the audience chooses the winner. Cell phones and cameras welcome!

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Piano Master Class with Caroline Oltmanns

Date: 
Sunday, March 6, 2016 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm

McKinney Theatre
$15 general; $12 seniors; $10 students (presale only); children FREE with paying adult; 2 for 1 for music teachers with MTAC/CAPM ID.
German concert pianist Carolicarolineoatmanns.jpgne Oltmanns gives an exciting recital/master class with Saddleback piano students.

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Jazz Lab Concert

Date: 
Monday, March 7, 2016 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

McKinney Theatre
$10 general; $7 students/seniors (presale only)
jazzlab_with_speed.jpgThis concert features the music of Thelonious Monk and original student compositions.

 

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Wind Ensemble

Date: 
Friday, March 11, 2016 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

McKinney Theatre
$10 general; $7 students/seniors (presale only)
windphoto3.jpgThe Saddleback College Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Maestro Yorgos Kouritas, presents their first concert of the spring semester.

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Master Class with Violinist Henry Gronnier

Date: 
Saturday, March 12, 2016 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm

FA 101 – FREE Admission
henry_gronnier_2014.jpgHenry Gronnier, 1st violinist with the Rossetti String Quartet and violin faculty at Colburn School, Colburn Academy and Cal State Long Beach, will present a master class with Saddleback violin students.  

Concerto Gala--Catch A Rising Star

Date: 
Saturday, March 12, 2016 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

McKinney Theatre
$10 general; $7 students/seniors (presale only)
lauren_demarco_and_elisa_yang.jpgMusic Teacher’s Association of California Concerto Competition winners Elisa Yang, piano, Lauren DeMarco, vocalist, and Kristine Lu, piano perform. 

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Elisa Yang, Lauren DeMarco (left to right)

The Armed Man by Karl Jenkins

Date: 
Sunday, March 13, 2016 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm

McKinney Theatre
$15 general; $10 students/seniors (
presale only)
2015choir10.jpgUnder the direction of Dr. Scott Farthing, the Saddleback College Community Chorale and instrumentalists presents The Armed Man by Karl Jenkins. This powerful work is based on the format of the Catholic Mass, but includes texts by Kipling, Tennyson, and Sankichi Toge, a survivor of the Hiroshima bombing.  Sung in Latin, French, English and Arabic, this incredible choral work will be presented in a multi-media format including dance, choir, and instrumentalists.

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Big Band Swing Thing

Date: 
Friday, March 18, 2016 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

McKinney Theatre
$20 general; $35 for 2

Join the Big Band performing swing music to raise funds for the jazz program and get out your dancing shoes because the band will make room for dancers to “cut a rug" on the McKinney bigbandswing.jpgstage.

 

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Concert Hour with Raymond Erickson

Date: 
Thursday, March 31, 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

CONCERT HOUR
CONCERT ARTIST RAYMOND ERICKSON LECTURE/RECITAL 
FA 101
FREE Admission
raymonderickson.pngHarpsichordist, pianist, and music historian Raymond Erickson will present a lecture/recital on Baroque and early classical style performance practices.

 

Music from the Tristano School

Date: 
Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

CONCERT HOUR
FA 101
FREE Admission
joey_and_ariel.jpgMusic faculty members Joey Sellers and Ariel Alexander will play the music of the Lennie Tristano School including compositions by Wayne Marsh and Lee Konitz.

Master Class with Violin Professor Lina Bahn

Date: 
Friday, April 29, 2016 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

MASTER CLASS WITlinabahn.pngH LINA BAHN

FA 101
FREE Admission

Violin Professor at USC Thornton School of Music will present a master class. Violin students and students from the community will perform. 

Jazz Combos Concert

Date: 
Monday, May 2, 2016 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

McKinney Theatre
$10 general; $7 students/seniors
jazzcombo1.jpgThe Saddleback Jazz Combos create stimulating jazz on the McKinney stage.

 

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Wind Ensemble

Date: 
Friday, May 6, 2016 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

McKinney Theatre
$10 general; $7 students/seniors (
presale only)
Directed by Maestro Yorgos Kouritas, the Saddleback College Wind Ensemble will present this delightful concert featuring a full spectrum of Wind Ensemble music.
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Chamber Music Concert

Date: 
Friday, May 6, 2016 - 9:00am to 10:00am

chamer_music.jpgFA 103 – FREE Admission
Saddleback students will perform a recital of chamber music.

Composition Recital

Date: 
Saturday, May 7, 2016 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm

McKinney Theatre
$10 general; $7 students/seniors (presale only)

Saddleback composition students perform their own arrangements.

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Saddleback Students in Recital

Date: 
Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

CONCERT HOUR
McKinney Theatre
FREE Admission
katherineboerger.jpgVoice, instrumental, piano and jazz students perform in recital. Come see why Music at Saddleback College is so highly regarded – it’s our very talented students!

 

Chamber Music Concert

Date: 
Friday, May 13, 2016 - 9:00am to 10:00am

chamber_music3.jpgCHAMBER MUSIC CONCERT
FA 103 – FREE Admission

Saddleback students will perform a recital of chamber music.

Symphony Orchestra Performance

Date: 
Saturday, May 14, 2016 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

McKinney Theatre
$10 general; $7 students/seniors (presale only)
A performance by the Saddleback Symphony Orchestra.

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A Singing Celebration

Date: 
Sunday, May 15, 2016 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm

A SINGING CELEBRATION WITH MUSIC BY MOZART, PUCCINI, BRAHMS,
AND SEVERAL 
WORLD PREMIERS
McKinney Theatre
$15 general; $10 students/seniors (presale only)
2015choir4.jpgA Fundraiser for the Vocal Music Program of Saddleback College with performances by the Saddleback College Community Chorale and Concert Choir student soloists, alumni, and special guests.

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Advanced Piano Ensemble Recital

Date: 
Sunday, May 15, 2016 - 2:30pm to 5:00pm

applied_music_photos_031.jpgSaddleback advanced piano students and piano ensemble class perform.

FA 101
FREE Admission—Reception to follow.

Jazz Lab with Craig Cammell

Date: 
Monday, April 25, 2016 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

McKinney Theatre
$10 general; $7 students/seniors (
presale only)
Alto saxophonist/composer Craig Cammell is the first alumni of the lab band to be featured as a guest artist with the jazz lab ensemble.
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Saddleback Big Band Concert

Date: 
Friday, April 29, 2016 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

McKinney Theatre
$10 general; $7 students/seniors (
presale only)
Directed by Joey Sellers, this concert features student arrangements. You won’t want to miss this exciting performance.

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A Night in Historic Motown

Date: 
Friday, February 19, 2016 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm

Celebrating the Music of Motown & Black History Month in Support of Student Scholarships
McKinney Theatre/FA 101/Fine Arts Courtyard
$25 general (presale); $20 seniors (presale); $10 students (presale); $30 at-the-door
motown_postcard_final_print-1.jpgAfter the unprecedented success of last year’s A Night in Historic Harlem, The Angels for the Arts proudly presents their second annual Black History Month celebration, A Night in Historic Motown.  On February 19th from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m., Saddleback Fine Arts will be transformed into “Hitsville USA.”  This student-run fundraiser celebrates the sound that changed America with an evening of festivities including wine, beer, mixed drinks, food, and an exclusive performance in the McKinney Theatre with our commercial music and dance students along with special guests. Costumes are encouraged so don’t skimp on the hairspray. You won’t want to this chart-topping event. Funds raised benefit student in the arts scholarships.

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Sodalis Piano Quartet

Date: 
Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm

REFLECTIONS OF THE OCEAN CLASSICAL KEYBOARD SERIES
SODALIS PIANO QUARTET
McKinney Theatre
$15 general Presale: $12 seniors; $10 students; (presale only); children FREE with paying adult; 2 for 1 for music teachers with MTAC/CAPMT ID
sodalisquartet.jpgA concert of classical piano music featuring Deborah Glass, Pennie Foster, Daniel Thompson, and Mike Vantrease. Join Sodalis for a fun afternoon of piano selections with 8 hands 2 pianos, and some with 8 hands one piano. Arrangements by Sodalis include pieces from Bach and Mozart to Joplin. Sodalis means doing something fun with people you like. Don't miss the fun! You will like it!

Tim Gill's Gin Mill Grifters

Date: 
Monday, March 14, 2016 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

McKinney Theatre
$10 general; $7 students/seniors (
presale only)timgill3.jpg

Tim Gill's Gin Mill Grifters are a dynamite 6-piece ensemble specializing in hot Jazz and early swing music of the 1920's and 1930's. Classic repertoire from the likes of Eddie Condon, Bix Beiderbecke, Louis Armstrong and Fats Waller are presented with flair, panache, and virtuosic musicianship. Tim Gill, Trumpet, Vocals, Rhythm Guitar; Danny House, Clarinet; Ben Devitt, Trombone; Adam Bravo, Piano; Nick Schaadt, String Bass; Jimmy Ford, Drums.

Sequences and Spirals

Date: 
Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Wednesday/Thursday, February 10 & 11 at 7:30 pm
SEQUENCES AND SPIRALS: EXPLORING FIBONACCI NUMBERS THROUGH MUSIC, DANCE, MATH, AND THE VISUAL ARTS 
McKinney Theatre $10 general; $7 students/seniors (presale only)
The Departments of Dance and Music present Sequences and Spirals: Exploring Fibonacci Numbers through Music, Dance, Math and the Visual Arts in the McKinney Theatre on the Saddleback College campus. The evening will include premieres of new music and dance from Norman Weston and Deidre Cavazzi, as well as several fascinating mini-lectures from Architecture and Horticulture professors, and a pre-show gallery exhibit in the Fine Arts quad featuring artwork from multiple visual arts classes on campus. This event is appropriate for all ages, and celebrates collaboration between many students and professors across Saddleback College, as well as the relationship between the arts and sciences.fibonacci_1_72dpi_web.jpg