Wednesday, September 18, 2013

From the Rising Sun (not Japan) with the Saddleback College Community Chorale

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Rancho Santa Margarita, CA --The Saddleback College Community Chorale, part of the  Saddleback College Vocal Program,  will take audiences on a choral journey from dawn through dusk, the beauty of the stars and moon, and the darkness of night on Sunday, October 13th at 4:00 p.m. in the McKinney Theatre. Conducted by Dr. Scott Farthing, with pianist Pennie Foster, this talented chorale will perform works by Ramnish, Barnum, Childs, and others.

Tickets are $15 general and $10 students/seniors. Call the ticket office at 949-582-4656 (noon to 4:00 p.m., Wednesday  through Saturday) to order your tickets or online at

The Saddleback College Vocal Program with its three primary choirs on campus: Community Chorale, Concert Choir, and the Women’s Camerata, which perform many concerts around the area throughout the school year, continues building on that tradition with the very finest in both standard vocal repertoire and the music of the cutting edge

Membership is open in all three ensembles with the successful completion of a vocal placement interview

In addition to beginning, intermediate and advanced level vocal classes, Saddleback College offers private voice lessons to a select few vocalists who are planning on pursuing degrees in vocal performance at the university or conservatory level

. Past students in the applied music program have been accepted to prestigious music schools across the country. In addition, Saddleback College is proud to be one of a handful of community colleges in the state which offer its students the opportunity to perform in operas and opera scenes each semester. Past performances include The Medium, Goose Girl, Suor Angelica, Mozart’s Mitradate and Donizetti’s The Elixir of Love. For more information about singing at Saddleback College, please contact Dr. Farthing at

Saddleback College is located at 28000 Marguerite Parkway in Mission Viejo, just east of Interstate 5 at the Avery Parkway exit. Free 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 over 300 degree and certificate programs to help students reach their personal, career, and educational goals.  For more information, please visit and for Fine Arts information, please  

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