Monday, March 08, 2010

Composers Concert at Saddleback College

Posted by CotoBlogzz 03-08-2010

Mission Viejo , CA – Saddleback and Irvine Valley College faculty members are scheduled to perform a concert of original compositions on Thursday, March 25th at 8pm in the McKinney Theatre.  Pieces include a world premiere of a set of songs for trombone and soprano by Jazz Studies Saddleback faculty member Joey Sellers.  Another world premiere of a string quartet composed by Saddleback College Music faculty member Norman Weston will be performed.  Other original works are featured by Saddleback faculty Scott Farthing, John Marr and Randy Rusk as well as works by Daniel Luzko from Irvine Valley College .

Tickets are $10 general; $7 students/seniors and can be purchased by calling the ticket office at 949-582-4656 (Tuesday-Friday, noon-4:00 pm) or online at

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

Saddleback College is located at 28000 Marguerite Pkwy in Mission Viejo , just east of Interstate 5 at the Avery Parkway exit.  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.

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 more than 300 degree and certificate programs to help students reach their personal, career, and educational goals.  For more information, please visit  For Fine Arts events, visit

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