The Piano Story

Date: 
Saturday, May 4, 2013 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Mario for Spark.jpgMission Viejo, CA – On Saturday, May 4th at 3 pm in the McKinney Theatre, Reflections of the Ocean Classical Keyboard Series at Saddleback College, Department of Music, presents The Piano Story, A Narrative Concert with Mario Merdirossián. Distinguished Argentine pianist Mario Merdirossián presents an entertaining approach about the factors leading up to the invention of the piano as well as its 300 years of evolution. “Merdirossián deserves to be noted amongst our best musicians.” – La Prensa, Buenos Aires.

Ticket prices are $12 general; $10 students/seniors; FREE for younger students and children with a paying adult; 2 for 1 for music teachers with MTAC or CAPMT ID. The ticket office is open Wednesday through Saturday, noon to 4 or order your tickets online at any time at www.saddleback.edu/arts.

Saddleback College is located at 28000 Marguerite Parkway in Mission Viejo, just east of Interstate 5 at the Avery Parkway exit.  Free parking is available in Lot 12.  Take Avery Parkway to Marguerite Parkway turn left to the third traffic light, which is Saddleback’s Marguerite entrance. Turn right into the campus and take the second left to Theatre Circle, turning right into Lot 12.

The Music Department has established a comprehensive program which is considered to be one of the finest in California:  a complete lower-division curriculum for transferring music majors, numerous performance groups, private and group lessons, a full concert series with faculty and guest artists, and general music courses.  The nationally recognized faculty is dedicated to performance and to teaching in all areas such as vocal, instrumental, jazz, guitar and piano.  Other music classes include harmony, musicianship, composition, history and appreciation of western art music, rock, jazz and world.

Located in Mission Viejo, Saddleback College provides quality higher education and training to the greater south Orange County community.  Having served more than 500,000 students since 1968, Saddleback College offers more than 300 degree and certificate programs to help students reach their personal, career, and educational goals.  For more information, please visit www.saddleback.edu.  For Fine Arts events, visit www.saddleback.edu/arts