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 and performs sections, bass lines, and condensed versions of music written for over 20 musicians. Be ready for a musical adventure!

Grant Fisher – electric guitar

Nate Jarrell – electric guitar

Harley Magsino – electric bass

Nathan Hubbard – drums/compositions

12:30pm – Performance Lab (D10)

Bring a friend, it’s FREE!

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 – soprano sax.


Bring a friend, it’s FREE!

This Friday, May 12! Greasy Kid’s Stuff!!

Greasy Kid’s Stuff

Palomar Jazz!

Join these great musicians as they present Big Band versions of well-known Children’s music with a swinging, invigorating groove!

Directed by Paul Kurokawa

May 12

Friday, 7:30pm

Howard Brubeck Theatre

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 ferociously smart.”

Directed by Annie Hinton

May 5-14

Friday, Saturday, 7pm; Sunday, 2pm

Thursday, May 11, 4pm

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.

Bring a friend, it’s FREE!

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 – $5.00

Our evening performance will be longer, with more students showing off their individual musical styles, as well as their hard work.

Highly entertaining and always a rare treat!

Directed by Madelyn Byrne

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