Music

Jazz Faculty in Concert

Date: 
Monday, August 28, 2017 - 7:30pm
McKinney Theatre
$10 General; $7 Student/Senior (presale only)
Join the Jazz Faculty as they kick off the school year. This wonderful ensemble features our entire Jazz Faculty: Jerry Pinter on tenor saxophone, Ron Stout on trumpet, Jamie Rosenn on guitar, Luther Hughes on bass, Paul Johnson on drums, Adam Bravo on piano, and Director of Jazz Studies Joey Sellers on trombone.

Reflections of the Ocean Classical Keyboard Series - Master Class with Concert Pianist Alison Edwards

Date: 
Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 2:30pm

McKinney Theatre
$10 General; $7 Senior (presale only); $5 Student (presale only); Children Under 18 FREE with paying adult; 2-for-1 for music teachers with MTAC/CAPMT ID
Pianist Alison Edwards leads the nationally recognized Piano Pedagogy Program at Cal State Fullerton. An exciting soloist and chamber musician, she has been featured in concerto performances with several orchestras including the Peninsula Symphony, the Marina del Rey/Westchester Symphony, the Brentwood Symphony and the Rio Hondo Symphony.  Edwards was first prize winner in the Carmel Music Society Competition. Her playing has been described as “alternating strength and delicacy, playing with incredible fluency... a truly thrilling performance” (Sunday Peninsula Herald).

Concert Hour - Clarinet Recital Feat. Josh Ranz

Date: 
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 2:00pm

FA 101
Free Admission
Hailed in the LA Times as offering a “stunning rendition” of the Mozart Clarinet Concerto, and an “exciting” version of the Copland Clarinet Concerto, Joshua Ranz is principal clarinet of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra. He has also served as principal clarinet of the New West Symphony since Sept., 2013 and acting principal clarinet of the Pacific Symphony since June, 2014.

October Winds with the Saddleback Wind Ensemble

Date: 
Friday, October 6, 2017 - 7:30pm
McKinney Theatre
$10 General; $7 Student/Senior (presale only)
The Saddleback College Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Maestro Yorgos Kouritas, presents their first concert of the fall semester.

Jazz Lab with Composer/Saxophonist Danny Janklow

Date: 
Monday, October 2, 2017 - 7:30pm

McKinney Theatre
$10 General; $7 Student/Senior (presale only)
Saxophonist, multi-Instrumentalist, educator, producer & composer Danny Janklow is quickly gaining international recognition for his soulful and innovative musical voice. His heart-felt, passionate, and highly energetic music has reached and inspired thousands of listeners from Japan to Holland to Mexico. His live performances, often described as “emotionally charged” and “vibrant celebrations,” leave his listeners always wanting more. Danny has shared the stage with stars like Stevie Wonder, Kendrick Lamar and Herbie Hancock just to name a few.

Saddleback Symphony Orchestra - Beethoven's Pastoral Symphony No. 6

Date: 
Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 7:30pm
McKinney Theatre
$10 General; $7 Student/Senior (presale only)
The Saddleback Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of Maestro Yorgos Kouritas, presents a Beethoven classic. His masterpiece, symphony No. 6, depicts scenes of nature ranging from a serene countryside to a violent thunderstorm.

David Ambrosio/Russ Meissner Quartet

Date: 
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 7:30pm
McKinney Theatre
$10 General; $7 Student/Senior (presale only)
NYC Veteran bassist David Ambrosio has teamed up with his long time musical compatriot of over 20 years Russ Meissner to form this stellar group featuring the amazing multi instrumentalist Matt Renzi, and subtly masterful pianist Leonard Thompson. This music represents decades of incredible music making and history between these internationally renowned musicians.

Concert Hour - Algonquin Quartet West

Date: 
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 2:00pm
FA101
Free Admission
Interpreting the music of Bartok, Coltrane, Monk, Albrechstsberger, Jelly Roll Morton, the poetry of Bukowski and others necessarily makes for a unique experience. That the concocters of such variety are four trombonists only spices up the soup. Join Alex Iles, Scott Whitfield, Joey Sellers, and bass trombonist George Thatcher as they redefine chamber music and raise the roof beams.

Big Band Concert

Date: 
Friday, October 13, 2017 - 7:30pm
McKinney Theatre
$10 General; $7 Student/Senior (presale only)
The Saddleback College Big Band will perform in the wild diversity style of large ensemble jazz from the swing music of the swing era to freshly inked charts and world premieres.

Reflections of the Ocean Classical Keyboard Series - Master Class with Concert Pianist Sarkis Baltaian

Date: 
Sunday, October 15, 2017 - 2:30pm
McKinney Theatre
$10 General; $7 Senior (presale only); $5 Student (presale only); Children Under 18 FREE with paying adult; 2-for-1 for music teachers with MTAC/CAPMT ID
Dr. Sarkis Baltaian has gained an international reputation as a concert pianist, chamber musician, recording artist and pedagogue. He has been praised by critics for his “beautiful tone and ability to project even the most delicate pianissimos” and compared to George Gershwin and Oscar Levant for his performance of Gershwin’s Concerto in F. Dr. Baltaian made his Carnegie Hall Debut in 1999 and has performed extensively both as recitalist and concerto soloist with major orchestras throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and Australia.

Jazz Guest Artist System VI

Date: 
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 7:30pm
McKinney Theatre
$10 General; $7 Student/Senior (presale only)
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Reflections of the Ocean Classical Keyboard Series - Master Class with Concert Pianist Andrew Park

Date: 
Sunday, November 12, 2017 - 2:30pm
McKinney Theatre
$10 General; $7 Senior (presale only); $5 Student (presale only); Children Under 18 FREE with paying adult; 2-for-1 for music teachers with MTAC/CAPMT ID
Dr. Park is a renowned Korean-American solo pianist, chamber musician, and pedagogue. Dr. Park is a devoted performer of chamber music. He travels around to play chamber music with his own group, the Park Trio. Dr. Park has given masterclasses and lectures in Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and the U.S.. and he has performed in venues including the Walt Disney Concert Hall, La Mirada Theatre, The Nixon Library, UCLA Concert Hall, and many others.    

Concert Hour

Date: 
Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 2:00pm
FA101
FREE Admission
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Jazz Lab Ensemble

Date: 
Friday, October 27, 2017 - 7:30pm
McKinney Theatre
$10 General; $7 Student/Senior (presale only)
The Saddleback College Jazz Lab Ensemble performs.

Chamber Music Concert

Date: 
Friday, December 1, 2017 - 11:00am
FA103
FREE Admission
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A Feast of Lights

Date: 
Friday, December 1, 2017 - 7:30pm
Saturday, December 2, 2017 - 2:00pm & 5:00pm
Sunday, December 3, 2017 - 2:00pm & 5:00pm
McKinney Theatre
$25 General; $20 Student/Senior (presale only)
The Saddleback College Choirs and Symphony present A Feast of Lights, which has been a holiday tradition for over 25 years! Perhaps one of the oldest traditions at Saddleback College, this year’s program will highlight both old and new holiday favorites for chorus and orchestra. Get the holiday season started off with this sparkling concert for all ages!

Commercial Music Ensemble Concert

Date: 
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 7:30pm
Fine Arts Courtyard
FREE Admission
Saddleback students perform classic rock, folk, hip hop and original compositions.

Wind Ensemble

Date: 
Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 7:30pm
McKinney Theatre
$10 General; $7 Student/Senior (presale only)
Under the direction of Yorgos Kouritas, the Saddleback College Wind Ensemble performs a full spectrum of wind ensemble music.

Chamber Music Concert

Date: 
Friday, December 8, 2017 - 11:00am
FA103
FREE Admission
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Holiday Big Band Jazz Concert

Date: 
Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 6:30pm
McKinney Theatre
$15 At-the-Door; $10 Presale
Conducted by Joey Sellers, this special holiday concert starts early so you can bring the kids!  A fun concert that features unique arrangements of Holiday favorites, and it’s a great opportunity to introduce youngsters to this great American music called Jazz. This lively concert for the whole family features a sing-along, some humor, and a special gift for the first patrons to arrive.

Jazz Combos Concert

Date: 
Friday, December 8, 2017 - 7:30pm
McKinney Theatre
$10 General; $7 Student/Senior (presale only)
The Saddleback Jazz Combos create stimulating jazz on the McKinney stage.

Jazz Faculty in Concert

Date: 
Monday, January 29, 2018 - 7:30pm
McKinney Theatre
$10 General; $7 Student/Senior (presale only)
Join the Jazz Faculty as they kick off the school year. This wonderful ensemble features our entire Jazz Faculty: Jerry Pinter on tenor saxophone, Ron Stout on trumpet, Jamie Rosenn on guitar, Luther Hughes on bass, Paul Johnson on drums, Adam Bravo on piano, and Director of Jazz Studies Joey Sellers on trombone.