The Angels for the Arts is thrilled to present The Big Band Swing Thing on Saturday, March 8th from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at the Norman P. Murray Center in Mission Viejo. Just $25 per person or two for $40. Joey Sellers and the Saddleback College Big Band will raise the roof with their 1940’s swing era music. You won’t want to miss this fun and popular dance party, a fundraiser hosted by the Angels for the Arts for student scholarships and arts programs. Get out your dancing shoes and enjoy an evening of performances, opportunity drawings and festivities including food and beverages donated from Sundried Tomato of San Juan Capistrano, Pacific Highway Wines, Ricardo's Place of San Juan Capistrano, and Dolce Gelato of Laguna Beach. Contact the Saddleback College Ticket Office at 949-582-4656 or purchase online at http://www.saddleback.edu/arts/
This workshop will answer your questions about the Saddleback College Scholarship Program.
Come learn more about the available scholarships, the application, and what the committee is looking for.
For the schedule of workshops visit: http://www.saddleback.edu/fao/events-and-workshops
On Sunday, March 9th at 2:30 p.m. in the McKinney Theatre, the Saddleback College Community Chorale and Concert Choir, under the direction of Dr. Scott Farthing, will perform great music for choirs. Tickets are $15 general; $10 students/seniors. Call 949-582-4656 (Wed-Sat, noon to 4:00 p.m.) or online at www.saddleback.edu/arts.
On Monday, March 10th at 7:30 p.m. in the McKinney Theatre, the Saddleback Jazz Lab welcomes alto saxophonist Bruce Babad. Babad has been playing the alto saxophone since age ten. He has performed with blues legend Little Milton, rock-n-roll Hall of Fame artists; The Four Tops, the Temptations, the Platters, Barry Manilow, Natalie Cole and Bobby Caldwell. Currently Bruce can be heard with the 2006 Grammy nominated Bill Holman Band, Luther Hughes' Cannonball/Coltrane Project and the Bruce Babad Quartet. Babad is the Director of Jazz Studies at Fullerton College, (Fullerton, CA) and can be heard on over seventy-five commercial recordings, numerous jingles, television and movie soundtracks.
Tickets are $10 general; $7 students/seniors. For tickets, call 949-582-4656 (Wed-Sat, noon to 4:00 p.m.)or online at www.saddleback.edu/arts
This event will be a combination of a panel of veterans answering questions from students, staff and faculty, mental health and transitional resources for veterans and a free lunch provided by the Veterans Student Council.
Thursday, March 13th from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in SSC 212.
The Saddleback College Division of Mathematics, Science and Engineering and Associated Student Government announce the 11th Annual MSE Academic Triathlon. The three-hour exam will be given in SM 104 at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, March 14th.
$3200 in scholarships will be awarded to the top scoring students.
The event consists of a standardized test, with questions contributed by faculty members in the MSE division on subjects ranging from mathematics, anatomy, general biology, computer science, geology, marine sciences, and chemistry. Entrants are limited to currently-enrolled Saddleback College students who have not won at the award level of $500 or higher in the past.
Students are not expected to have completed all of the classes in these subjects. The exam is similar to the standardized entrance exams students may encounter in the future, covering all of the sciences and math.
For further information contact Dr. Jane Horlings at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday, February 12 – Friday, March 14
Saddleback College Art Gallery
Faculty Art and Photo Exhibition 2014
The Saddleback College Fine Arts faculty presents a mixed-media exhibition featuring photography, ceramics, sculpture, painting, printmaking, drawing, jewelry and more.
Tuesday, February 11, 5 – 8 pm
Gallery Director: Bob Rickerson
GALLERY HOURS – ADMISSION IS FREE
M, W, F - 12 Noon to 4 pm Th – 12 Noon to 8 pm
Gallery is closed on Tuesdays.
Gallery will also be open Saturday,
February 22, 10 am – 2 pm
On Friday, March 14th at 7:30 p.m. in the McKinney Theatre, the Saddleback College Wind Ensemble presents some of the most popular pieces ever written for wind ensembles. Directed by Maestro Yorgos Kouritas, the Wind Ensemble will perform The best of Jule Styne (arranged by Jerry Nowak), Shostakovich - Waltz no.2, Wood - Mannin Veen, Grainger - Irish Tune from County Derry, Arnold - Tam O' Shanter, Carter - Overture for Winds, and McBeth - Mosaic.
Tickets are $10 general and $7 for students and seniors. For tickets call 949-582-4656 (Wed-Sat, noon to 4 p.m.) or online at www.saddleback.edu/arts.
On Sunday, March 16th at 2:30 p.m. in the McKinney Theatre, guest piano artist Starla Hibler-Raley will present a solo recital of piano works by Bach, Chopin, Liszt, Gershwin, and Ginastera. Also featured is Saddleback College's own Dr. Kirill Gliadkovsky, the Director of Keyboard Studies, in Gershwin's beloved Porgy and Bess Suite arrangement for 2 pianos by Percy Grainger.Tickets are $15 general; $12 seniors; $10 students; children FREE with paying adult; 2 for 1 for music teachers with MTAC/CAPMT ID.Call 949-582-4656 (Wed-Sat, noon to 4 p.m.) or online at www.saddleback.edu/arts.
Conducted by Yorgos Kouritas, the Saddleback College Symphony Orchestra presents the winners of the 2013 Music Teachers Association of California Concerto Competition on Saturday, March 15th at 7:30 p.m. in the McKinney Theatre. Featured performers are Paloma Pallante (voice), first place; Golnaz Lessani (piano), second place; and Tiffany Arman (piano), third place. Performances will include Beethoven - piano concerto no.3 - 1st movement, Saint-Saens - piano concerto no.2 - 1st movement, Chi il bel sogno di Doretta from Puccini's La Rondine, Bizet's L'Arlesienne Suite no.2, and Brahms - Hungarian Dance no.5.
On March 14-23, the Department of Theatre Arts presents Five Women Wearing the Same Dress in the Studio Theatre. This audacious comedy written by Alan Ball and directed by Karen Kalensky features an ostentatious wedding reception at a Knoxville, Tennessee, estate where five reluctant, identically clad bridesmaids hide out in an upstairs bedroom, each with her own reason to avoid the proceedings. Adult humor. Not recommended for those under 15.Tickets are $15 general and $10 for students and seniors. For tickets call 949-582-4656 (Wed-Sat, noon to 4 p.m.) or online at www.saddleback.edu/arts.
Spring Recess. Classes not in session.
Last day to drop full term classes only with W on transcript.
Final Exams week.
Friday, May 23rd -- Saddleback College Commencement