Entries by Donna Howe

Today at Concert Hour! Honors Recital!!

The Palomar Applied Music Honors Recital showcases Palomar’s top music students in both the vocal and instrumental disciplines. Come and listen to an afternoon of beautiful music. William Cowie, piano Michael Almanza, cello Fiona Lu, piano Delaney Dietrich, mezzo-soprano Clara Kelly, soprano Miyuki Matsuyama, piano Nichole DiGangi, soprano Emily Patricia Harrington, flute Adrian Jakob Barfoed […]

Faculty Dance! Final show today, May 21!

Faculty Dance Palomar dance faculty members reveal creativity and imagination in what is always a lively dance extravaganza celebrated in a variety of styles: ballet, musical theatre, tap, jazz, Hawaiian/Tahitian, Middle Eastern, ballroom, hip hop and modern dance. Directed by Patriceann Mead May 21 Sunday, 2pm Howard Brubeck Theatre

This Weekend! Faculty Dance!!

Faculty Dance Palomar dance faculty members reveal creativity and imagination in what is always a lively dance extravaganza celebrated in a variety of styles: ballet, musical theatre, tap, jazz, Hawaiian/Tahitian, Middle Eastern, ballroom, hip hop and modern dance. Directed by Patriceann Mead May 19-21 Friday, Saturday, 7pm Sunday, 2pm Howard Brubeck Theatre

Concert Hour! Nathan Hubbard Skeleton Key Quartet!!

Nathan Hubbard, local percussionist/composer and Palomar Alum, is known for his freewheeling and improvisational style. In 2001 he founded the Skeleton Key Orchestra, which was recently awarded “Best San Diego Jazz release 2016” by NBC San Diego for their double CD Furiously Dreaming. The Quartet was formed as a way to expand the Orchestra’s reach […]

This Thursday at Concert Hour! Faculty Jazz Quartet!!

“Those who can’t do, teach.” Nothing could be farther from the truth with these four extraordinarily talented musicians! This Thursday they will leave you begging for more as they fill the Howard Brubeck Theatre with the sweet sounds of jazz. Rob Whitlock – piano Dean Hulett – bass Bob Weller – drums Dr. Ellen Weller […]

Opening tonight, May 5! Clybourne Park!!

by Bruce Norris Clybourne Park is complicated, thorny and oh so funny. Winner of a wheelbarrow full of awards –including a Pulitzer, Tony and an Olivier–this hilarious and emotionally raw work has been delighting (and perturbing) audiences since 2010. Join us on Friday and see why the New York Times called it “vital, sharp-witted and […]

Tomorrow, May 4, at Concert Hour! Nadia Shpachenko!!

Multiple GRAMMY nominated pianist Nadia Shpachenko enjoys bringing into the world things that are outside the box. Powerful pieces, that often possess unusual sonic qualties or instrumentation. Described by critics as a “truly inspiring and brilliant pianist…spellbinding in sensitivity and mastery of technique.” She performs on multiple instruments including piano, toy piano, harpsichord, and percussion. […]

This Thursday, April 27! Sonic Sampler X 2!!

Welcome to our end of semester concert for the Electronic Music Ensemble! Our Palomar College students will be performing their own compostions that will showcase a wide variety of instruments, including vocals. There are two performances available on Thursday for your listening pleasure. 12:30pm, Performance Lab (D10), FREE admission 7:00pm, Performance Lab (D10), admission – […]

Sunday, April 23! Ready, Set, Roll!

Palomar Percussion Ensemble / Youth Philharmonic Orchestra The Youth Philharmonic Orchestra, in partnership with Palomar College, has been entrancing audiences since they premiered in Spring of 2014. The YPO offers their percussion players an opportunity to perform music from a vast array of percussion ensemble literature. Ensemble members learn different and unusual techniques of playing […]