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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 styles and experience the use of a variety of percussion instruments, both traditional and nontraditional.

Listen to this exciting, exhilarating group of percussionists as they highlight contemporary and classic compositions with a stage full of traditional and contemporary percussion instruments.

Directed by Heather Barclay

2PM, Howard Brubeck Theatre

 

This Thursday, April 20, at Concert Hour! Jeremy Kurtz-Harris & Ines Irawati!!

San Diego Symphony principal bassist Jeremy Kurtz-Harris and pianist Ines Irawati perform a recital of music from the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries, ranging from the melodic and lyrical, to the rhythmic and edgy. The program will demonstrate the wide range and tonal possibilities of the double bass.

Bring a friend, it’s FREE!

Howard Brubeck Theatre at 12:30pm

This Saturday, April 15, at 7pm! Pop Goes the Jazz Band!!

Palomar Jazz!

Join the Palomar College Day and Night Jazz Ensembles and they play Big Band versions of popular songs from recent decades. Special guests Sonic Epidemic. This 9-piece band began five years ago with members of current and past Palomar College bands. Enjoy an evening of 1970’s band tunes!

Directed by Paul Kurokawa

 

Howard Brubeck Theatre

Today, April 13, at Concert Hour! Peter Sprague/Leonard Patton!!

Always a special treat, guitarist Peter Sprague and vocalist Leonard Patton are set to return to the Concert Hour stage with everything from jazz to samba to the Beatles! Sit down and stay awhile!

Howard Brubeck Theatre at 12:30pm

Bring a friend, it’s FREE!

Today, April 8, at 7pm! Romantic Expressions from the End to the Beginning!!

Palomar Symphony Orchestra

The PSO presents two pieces that represent the span of the Romantic Era: Beethoven’s 1804 Symphony No. 3 in Eb Major OP. 55 and Rachmaninoff’s haunting 1915 Vocalise Op. 34 No. 14 for violin and orchestra, Ulli Reiner, soloist.

Directed by Ellen Weller

Tonight at 7pm

Howard Brubeck Theatre

This Sunday, April 9th! The Operatic Chorus!!

The Palomar Chamber Singers and Palomar Chorale present an eclectic mix of opera choruses and choral settings with operatic influences. Included will be the famous Anvil Chorus (or Gypsy Chorus) from Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi, the beautiful Voyager’s Chorus from Idomeneo by Mozart, selections from the popular Carmina Burana by Carl Orff as well as works by Bernstein, Paulus, Puccini and more. Guest soloist from the San Diego Master Chorale will also be featured.

Directed by John Russell

April 9

Sunday, 2pm

Howard Brubeck Theatre

This Thursday, April 6, at Concert Hour! Seaside Quartet!!

Seaside Quartet is a virtuoso ensemble comprised of pianist Brenda Martin, violinist Philip Tyler, violinist/violist Päivikki Nykter and cellist Cecilia Kim. Their collaboration and exquisite musical taste has already produced highly acclaimed performances in the San Diego area. The knowledge and enthusiasm for music that these extraordinary musicians share cannot be beat. On April 6th, enjoy an amazing program that will include works by Handel, Orff and Palestrina.

Bring a friend, it’s FREE!

Howard Brubeck Theatre

Four more shows! Ten Acrobats!!

Don’t miss out on  your chance to see this enjoyable, charming and  hilarious play!

Directed by Michael Mufson

Thursday at 4pm
Friday, Saturday at 7pm
Sunday at 2pm

This Thursday, March 23, at Concert Hour! Palomar Chamber Singers!!

Directed by the ebullient John Russell, these shining singers toe up with a presentation of classic and contemporary works. Among the pieces being performed will be selections from Carmina Burana by Carl Orff. This is one of the most popular pieces in the classical music repertoire and a perennial favorite.

Come enjoy an afternoon of great singing!

Bring a friend, it’s FREE!

Cast for Clybourne Park Announced!

RUSS / DAN                Neha Curtiss

BEV / KATHY              Julia Cuppy

FRANCINE / LENA    Joy Cooper

ALBERT / KEVIN       Colin Atkins

KARL / STEVE            Jolyon Maxilom

BETSY / LINDSAY     Rachel Stinger

JIM / TOM                   Bayani DeCastro

 

Thanks to all who auditioned.  I appreciate your preparation, your dedication, and your time.