Sunday, November 01, 2015

A Free Concert of Thanksgiving at Saddleback College to Benefit Mary’s Kitchen

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Rancho Santa Margarita, CA. -- On Tuesday, November 24th at 7:30 p.m., in the McKinney Theatre, the Community Chorale, under the direction of Dr. Scott Farthing, will present a free concert to benefit Mary’s Kitchen, a non-profit program that feed our disadvantaged community. This exciting program will include performances from Jazz Studies and Commercial Music ensembles along with members of the Keyboard Studies class with a performance of a world premiere for three pianos written by Catherine Tibbitts especially for this concert. Admission is free. For further information, call the ticket office at 949-582-4656 (noon to 4:00 p.m., Tuesday-Friday).

Community Chorale

Saddleback College is located at 28000 Marguerite Pkwy 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.
With a long tradition of excellence in music, the Saddleback College Vocal Program continues building on that tradition with the very finest in both standard vocal repertoire and the music of the cutting edge. The three primary choirs on campus include the Community Chorale and Concert Choir, which perform many concerts around the area throughout the school year. Membership is open in all three ensembles with the successful completion of a vocal placement interview at the beginning of each semester. 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.

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 and for Fine Arts information, please visit

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