Monday, August 31, 2015

Back, back from the USSR: Vladimir Khomiakov Back by Popular Demand at Saddleback College

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Rancho Santa Margarita, CA – On Sunday, September 20th at 2:30 p.m. in the McKinney Theatre, Saddleback College's in its Reflections of the Ocean Classical Keyboard Series, presents a piano recital by Vladimir Khomiakov. 

Back by popular demand, Khomiakov, winner of several international piano competitions, graces the McKinney Theatre stage to the delight of piano music lovers of all ages. He will perform a piano recital featuring classical and romantic favorites before going on his Russian tour. 

Khomyakov was born in Kirovograd (USSR), in a musicians’ family. His father, Vladimir Viktorovich Khomyakov, is one of the most outstanding Russian concert organists, founder of the most important international organ festivals in Russia and Europe. His mother is a piano teacher – both his parents are graduates of the Odessa State Conservatory. Mr. Khomyakov began his music studies at the age of four with his mother and performed his first solo piano recital at the age of ten at the Chelyabinsk State Philharmony, Russia.

Tickets are $15 general; $12 seniors(presale only); $10 students (presale only); children free with paying adult; 2 for 1 for music teachers with MTAC/CAPMT ID. The ticket office is open Tuesday through Friday, noon to 4:00 p.m. or order your tickets online at any time at

The Department of Music 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. The new Commercial Music program offers classes in Songwriting, Multi-Track Recording, Intro to the Music Industry, and Commercial Music Ensemble.

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

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