Fall concert lineup at Cerritos College

NORWALK – Students and faculty in the Cerritos College Music Department will showcase their talents in a variety of concerts this fall. Most performances are free and open to the public. One-day parking passes may be purchased for $2 in parking lots C-1, C-2 and C-10.

For updated information visit the Music Department’s website at cms.cerritos.edu/music.

Wednesday, Oct. 15

7 p.m., Student Center, free

Jazz  Exchange Concert

The concert will feature the Cerritos College Jazz Band in an evening of high-energy jazz tunes. The group will be directed by Dr. David Betancourt, music professor, and will also feature a guest jazz group.

Friday, Oct. 17

11 a.m., Room BC-51, free

Piano Recital: Piano Concert Lecture Series

Lecture features Franz Shubert, the great “Viennese” composer; Auf dem strom, Impromptu: Op. 142, No. 3, Klavierstucke; Fantasie in F minor for one piano/four hands; and a lecture on piano will be presented by Dr. Christine Lopez, director of keyboard studies.

Sunday, Oct. 19

4 p.m., Room BC-51, free

Piano Ensemble Concert

Friday, Oct. 24

7 p.m. S tudent Center, free

Band & Orchestra Exchange Concert

The Cerritos College Concert Band and Orchestra will present an evening of modern and classic medleys and overtures. The band is conducted by Dr. David Betancourt and the orchestra will be conducted by Alan Hallback, music instructor.

Friday, Nov. 14

11 a.m., Room BC-51, free

Piano Recital: Piano Concert Lecture Series

Rhonda Dillon, soprano, and Greg Schreiner, piano, in a program titled “Pop Goes the Classics!”

Sunday, Nov. 16

2 p.m., Burnight Center Theatre

Tickets: cerritos.edu/music

Fall Faculty Gala

The Faculty Gala is a scholarship fundraiser for students in the Applied Music program. The event will feature the Cerritos College Music Department faculty, and will include a wide variety of musical genres and performances by accomplished musicians from across the greater Los Angeles area. Faculty will showcase their talents in support of their students, many of whom have gone on to pursue degrees at various music schools.

Tuesday, Nov. 18

7 p.m.. Burnight Center Theatre, free

Choir and Band and Orchestra Music Exchange Concert

Featuring the Cerritos College Choir, Concert Band and Orchestra, the concert will present an evening of modern and classic medleys and overtures. The band is conducted by Dr. David Betancourt, the orchestra will be conducted by Alan Hallback and the choir is conducted by Dr. Anna DeMichele, music professor.

Saturday, Dec. 13

8 p.m., Room BC-51, free

Classic Guitar Ensemble Concert

Sunday, Dec. 14

4 p.m., Room BC-51, free

Piano Ensemble Concert

Friday, Dec. 19

7 p.m., Burnight Center Theatre

Tickets: cerritos.edu/music

Choir, Jazz, Band & Orchestra Winter Concert

The event will feature the Cerritos College Choir, Concert Band, Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble in an evening of traditional and modern holiday favorites. The bands and orchestra will be conducted by Dr. David Betancourt and Alan Hallback and the choir is conducted by Dr. Anna DeMichele.

 

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Published: Sept. 18, 2014 - Volume 13 - Issue 23