Friday, March 14, 2014

Concert Pianist Natsuki Fukasawa Presents a Master Class to Saddleback College Students

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Rancho Santa Margarita, , CA— As part of its Reflections of the Ocean Classical Keyboard Series Saddleback College  announced that Steinway artist Natsuki Fukasawa will present a master class on Wednesday, April 9th at 7:30 p.m. in Fine Arts 101. Saddleback and local students will perform.

On Thursday, April 10th at noon in Fine Arts 101, Natsuki Fukasawa will perform an exciting program of works by Beethoven including the famous “Moonlight Sonata” and Sonata op. 101, Chopin, Rachmanioff, and Godowsky’s brilliant concert paraphrase on J. Strauss’ Artist’s Life.” Admission is Free.

Fukasawa’s music career has taken her throughout United States cities as well as to Europe, Scandinavia, Israel, Australia, Brazil, Japan, and China. She performed at such venues as Carnegie Hall and Copenhagen’s Tivoli Concert Hall. She received many accolades and international prizes including rave reviews in Strad and Fanfare magazines and the Best Chamber Music Recording of the year from the Danish Music Awards. In 2012, Fukasawa was added to the distinguished roster of International Steinway Artists.

 Tickets  to the master class are $12 general; $10 seniors; $7 students; children FREE with paying adult; 2 for 1 for music teachers with MTAC/CAPMT ID. For tickets call 949-582-4656 (Wednesday through Saturday, noon to 4:00 p.m. or order your tickets online at any time 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.

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.

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,

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