Music

Piano Lecture-Recital with May Phang

Date: 
Thursday, April 6, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Thursday, April 6 at 2:00 pm
FA 101/FREE Admission
Concert Hour presents a lecture-recital with May Phang. She began piano studies in her native Singapore where she obtained her Associate and Licentiate diplomas from the Trinity College of Music (London) by the age of twelve. A graduate of McGill University in Canada, she obtained her doctorate from Temple University in Philadelphia. Currently the John Rabb Emison Professor of Creative and Performing Arts and Associate Professor of Piano at DePauw University, Indiana, her prior teaching positions include Carroll College in Waukesha, Wisconsin, and the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music in Milwaukee.
 

Jazz Pianist Roberta Piket

Date: 
Monday, April 10, 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Monday, April 10 at 7:30 pm
Studio Theatre
$10 general; $7 students/seniors (presale only)

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“(Critic’s Choice) Constantly curious, she has released a series of recordings probing across the landscape from retro-mainstream to free jazz.”
Don Heckman, Los Angeles Times
The daughter of a European composer and a Great American Songbook singer, native New Yorker Roberta Piket is a pianist who loves to swing while exploring the more adventurous harmonic possibilities of jazz and improvised music.
 

Jazz Lab with Saxophonist Alex Hahn

Date: 
Monday, April 24, 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
cKinney Theatre
$10 general; $7 students/seniors (presale only)
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Saxophonist, Alex Hahn, is steadily gaining attention as one of the “Young Jazz Lions” of his generation. With numerous performances at internationally recognized venues, musical awards, and a refreshingly original sound, he continues to expand his reputation as a talented and versatile musician.

CSULB Jazz Orchestra Concert

Date: 
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
McKinney Theatre
$10 general; $7 students/seniors (presale only)

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California State University, Long Beach Jazz Orchestra performs

Applied Voice Recital Benefit

Date: 
Friday, April 28, 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
The Applied Vocal Students from Saddleback’s Music Department will present a concert of art songs and arias from the great tradition of the developing classical singer. All proceeds for the concert will benefit Saddleback College’s OPERA101
FA 101. $15 general; $10 students/seniors (presale only)For tickets call 949-582-4656 (noon to 4pm, Tues-Fri) or online at www.saddleback.edu/arts

Piano Chamber Music with Ani Keropian and Friends

Date: 
Saturday, April 29, 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Saturday, April 29 at 7:30 pm
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

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Saddleback Music instructor Ani Keropian performs a piano chamber concert with friends as a fundraiser for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.
 
 

Saddleback Big Band with Shep Shepherd

Date: 
Friday, April 28, 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
McKinney Theatre
$10 general; $7 students/seniors (presale only)

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The Saddleback Big Band is joined (by popular demand) by 100 years young Shep Shepherd!

Piano Ensemble Student Concert

Date: 
Sunday, April 30, 2017 -
2:30pm to 4:00pm
McKinney Theatre
$10 general; $7 seniors; $5 students; (presale only); children FREE with paying adult; 2 for 1 for music teachers with MTAC/CAPMT ID

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Saddleback piano students perform works for 2 pianos.

Jazz Combos

Date: 
Monday, May 1, 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
$10 general; $7 students/seniors (presale only)

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The Saddleback Jazz Combos create stimulating jazz on the McKinney stage.

Wind Ensemble

Date: 
Friday, May 5, 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
McKinney Theatre
$10 general; $7 students/seniors (presale only)
The Saddleback College Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Maestro Yorgos Kouritas, presents a full spectrum of wind ensemble music.

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Chamber Music Concert

Date: 
Friday, May 5, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
FA 103 – FREE Admission
Saddleback students will perform a recital of chamber music.

Student Composition Recital

Date: 
Saturday, May 6, 2017 -
3:00pm to 4:30pm
FA 103--FREE Admission
Saddleback composition students perform their own arrangements.

Piano Recital with Nadia Shpachenko

Date: 
Sunday, May 7, 2017 -
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/CAPMT ID

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Nadia Shpachenko is Professor of Music at Cal Poly Pomona University where she leads the Piano Performance program. She is also on the faculty of Claremont Graduate University where she teaches Docotral piano students. She is a multiple Grammy nominated pianist who enjoys bringing into the world things that are outside the box.

Commercial Music Ensemble

Date: 
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Fine Arts Court Yard/FREE Admission
Saddleback students perform classic rock, pop, soul, hip hop, funk and original compositions outside under the stars.

Saddleback Students in Recital

Date: 
Thursday, May 11, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
McKinney Theatre
FREE Admission
Voice, 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! 

Choral Masterwork Series

Date: 
Friday, May 12, 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
McKinney Theatre
$10 general; $7 students/seniors (presale only)
The Saddleback College Community Chorale and Chamber Singers perform works in the Choral Masterwork Series. 

Symphony Orchestra Performance

Date: 
Saturday, May 13, 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
McKinney Theatre
$10 general; $7 students/seniors (presale only)
Conducted by Maestro Yorgos Kouritas, the Saddleback Symphony Orchestra will perform.

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Opera 101 Presents The Medium

Date: 
Friday, June 2, 2017 - 7:30pm
Saturday, June 3, 2017 - 7:30pm
Opera 101 students perform two nights of Gian Carlo Menotti's The Medium as a student fundraiser for Saddleback's opera program. The Medium is one of the most haunting chamber operas of the 20th Century, The story is of Madame Flora and her two protégés as they perform fake séances at the expense of their unwitting clients. Originally conceived as an Italian film noire, the music and plot are complex and powerful. Singers from the Applied Music program perform under the direction of Scott Farthing. Studio Theatre. $20 general; $15 students/seniors. Call 949-582-4656 (Tues-Fri, noon to 4pm) or www.saddleback.edu/arts.

1960's Musical Theatre

Date: 
Friday, April 21, 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
 Join the Musical Theatre students in this lighthearted concert highlighting songs from 1960’s Broadway. Featured in this concert will be hits from shows such as Finian’s Rainbow, Sweet Charity, The Apple Tree, and You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown. 
$15 general; $10 students/seniors (presale only). For tickets call 949-582-4656 (noon to 4pm, Tues-Fri)
 

Chamber Music Concert

Date: 
Friday, May 12, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
FA 103 – FREE Admission
Saddleback students will perform a recital of chamber music.