Free Concert Series at Saddleback College

Thursday, January 30, 2014 - 12:00pm to Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 1:00pm

Mission Viejo, CA—The Music Department at Saddleback College presents Concert Hour, a variety of individual and ensemble performances on Thursdays from noon to 1:00 p.m. in Fine Arts Room 101 and the McKinney Theatre.  Admission is free.

January 30th —Violin Recital with Melody Chang

American-Chinese Violinist Melody Chang began studying the violin at the age of 4 with her mother, Diana Chang, and is currently studying with Suli Xue of the Los Angeles Philharmonic.melody_chang.jpg

March 6th—Algonquin Quartet

Join Alex Iles, Scott Whitfield, Joey Sellers and George Thatcher as they redefine chamber music and raise the roof beams.

May 15thSaddleback Music Students in Recital.

McKinney Theatre  

Our talented voice, instrumental, piano, and jazz students perform in recital.  Come and show your support for these aspiring musicians!

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.

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, piano, music technology, and commercial music.  Other music classes include harmony, musicianship, composition, history, and appreciation of western art music, music business, rock, jazz, and world music.

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 and for Fine Arts information, please visit