Tuesday, February 25, 2014

The Saddleback College Wind Ensemble Performs a Spring Concert under direction of Maestro Yorgos Kouritas

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Rancho Santa Margarita, CA--Directed by Maestro Yorgos Kouritas, the Saddleback College Wind Ensemble presents some of the most popular pieces ever written for Wind Ensemble including the best of Jule Styne (arranged by Jerry Nowak), Shostakovich - Waltz no.2, Wood - Mannin Veen, Grainger - Irish Tune from County Derry, Arnold - Tam O' Shanter, Carter - Overture for Winds, and McBeth - Mosaic.

The concert takes place on Friday, March 14that 7:30 p.m. in the McKinney Theatre. Tickets are $10 general; $7 students/seniors.  Call the ticket office at 949-582-4656, Wednesday through Saturday, noon to 4:00 p.m. or order tickets online at www.saddleback.edu/arts.

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

Saddleback College is located at 28000 Marguerite Parkway 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 over 300 degree and certificate programs to help students reach their personal, career, and educational goals.  For more information, please visit www.saddleback.edu and for Fine Arts information, please visit www.saddleback.edu/arts.  

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