Music

Jazz Lab with Saxophonist Jerry Pinter

Date: 
Monday, April 24, 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
McKinney Theatre
$10 general; $7 students/seniors (presale only)
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Saxophonist and Saddleback Jazz Faculty member Jerry Pinter performs with the Saddleback Jaz Lab.Pinter toured and recorded with the famous Woody Herman Big Band, including two Concord recordings nominated for Grammy awards.

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.

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.

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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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
cKinney 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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Reflections of the Ocean Classical Keyboard Series proudly presents The Poetry of Places, a recital featuring 19th, 20th, and 21st century compositions inspired by architecture, With the setting sun backlighting the backdrop of the skyline of lower Manhattan, Shpachenko delivers a pleasing concert of music written about architecture. Works include: Franz Liszt’s La Chapelle de Guillaume Tell from Annees de Pelerinage, Book I (1855); James Matheson’s Alone in Waters Shimmering and Dark (2016); Claude Debussy’s Pagodes from Estampes (1903); Modest Mussorgsky’s The Great Gate of Kiev from Pictures at an Exhibition (1874); Harold Meltzer’s In Full Sail (2016), among others. 

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! 

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.

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.