ARTS NEWS AND EVENTS

Jazz Faculty Concert at Saddleback College

Date: 
Monday, August 25, 2014 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Mission Viejo, CA--On Monday, August 25th at 7:30 p.m. in the McKinney Theatre, the Jazz Faculty kick off the school year with an eclectic mix of original music and great jazz standards. This wonderful ensemble features our entire jazz Faculty: Jerry Pinter on saxophone, Ron Stout on trumpet, Jamie Rosenn on guitar, Luther Hughes on bass, Paul Johnson on drum, Ariel Alexander on saxophone, and Director of Jazz Studies Joey Sellers on trombone.

Tickets are $10 general and $7 students/seniors.  Tickets may be purchased by calling 949-582-4656 (Wednesday through Saturday, noon-4:00 p.m.) or online at www.saddleback.edu/arts.

Jazz Studies at Saddleback College emphasizes creativity through improvisation and ensemble performance. Focusing on the historical, theoretical, and intuitive aspects of this American music, Director of Jazz Studies Joey Sellers and an outstanding cadre of nationally-recognized musicians comprise the jazz faculty. Curricula include Improvisation, Jazz Composition and Arranging, Jazz History Syllabus, Jazz History Audio, Jazz History Podcast, Jazz Piano, Saddleback Big Band, Jazz Lab Ensemble, and Combos.  Students in Jazz Studies at Saddleback College have transferred to prestigious institutions including University of Southern California, Eastman School of Music, Berkeley School of Music, Cal State Northridge, UCLA, Cal State Fullerton, University of California at San Diego, and other regional institutions.  Some of our alumni have gone on to play professionally with Frank Zappa, Diana Ross, and other high-profile artists and organizations.

Saddleback College is located at 28000 Marguerite Pkwy 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.

go_ron.jpgLocated 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

 

 

 

 

 

Metal Extinction Art Exhibition and Artists' Reception

Date: 
Monday, September 8, 2014 - 12:00pm to Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 12:00pm

Mission Viejo, CA – The Saddleback College Art Gallery is pleased to present “Metal Extinction” Using Metal to Honor and Make Permanent our Vanishing World on September 8th through October 2nd in the Saddleback College Art Gallery. The Metal Arts Society of Southern California (MASSC) is honored to present its premier national juried exhibition which was open to those working in the field of Jewelry, Metalsmithing, and Enameling. Over 50 original works will be displayed and many will be for sale to the public. The distinguished panel of jurors includes David Freda, Barbara Hendricks, and Marne Ryan. MASSC…” challenged the artists to honor and commemorate extinct and endangered species in works of metal that show mastery in technique to the beauty and grace of the vanishing natural world.” Concurrently featured will be the award winners from a jewelry competition highlighting works done by students of the Saddleback College jewelry and the Emeritus classes. For further information the Metal Arts Society of Southern California, please visit www.massconline.com.

tomatohornwormdetail.jpgThe exhibition is free and open to the public. Gallery hours are Monday-Tuesday-Wednesday noon to 4:00 p.m. and Thursday, noon to 8:00 p.m. The Gallery will also be open Saturday, September 20th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. An Artists’ Reception will be held on Saturday, September 13th from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. 

Saddleback College is located at 28000 Marguerite Pkwy in Mission Viejo, just east of Interstate 5 at the Avery Parkway exit.  Free parking is available in Lot 12 only the night of the artists’ reception on September 13th.  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 third left to “Theatre Circle,” turning right into Lot 12.

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 over 300 degree and certificate programs to help students reach their personal, career, and educational goals.  For more information, please visit www.saddleback.edu and for Fine Arts information, please visit www.saddleback.edu/arts.