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Fall 2013 New Applied Music Students

Congratulations to the new Fall 2013 Applied Music students!

 

Jonathan Garrison, classical guitar

Vicente Hernandez, bass trombone

Ryan Kilpatrick, bass guitar

Michael Lee, tenor voice

Daniel Leodones, trombone

David Montoya, flute

Samei Vafa, piano

Sadatoshi Yamada, piano

Gerardo Zorrilla, violin

 

We look forward to seeing and hearing you in the semesters to come!

Rough Magic Cast List

Rough Magic Cast

Melanie Porter ………………………………………………….. Chrissy Wenning

Chet Baxter……………………………………………………….. Mark Brown

Caliban ……………………………………………………………. Tamaz Bolkvader

Prospero …………………………………………………………… Neha Curtiss

Ariel ………………………………………………………………… Abby Fields

Sasia ……………………………………………………………….. Cali White

Miranda ……………………………………………………………. Myra Zamora

Tisiphone ………………………………………………………….. Myron Crowe

Alecto & Megara…………………………………………………… TBD

Linda Summers …………………………………………………… Heather Fiore

Shylock …………………………………………………………….. Bruce Thompson

Caius Marcius & Assistant Director …………………………… Morgan Phillips

Dr. Rosemary Ridgeon …………………………………………… Savanah Lyon

Asst Director……………………………………………………….. Cory Chapman

 

Please email mmufson@palomar.edu to acknowledge that you accept the role.

My sincerest thanks to all who auditioned!

PLEASE NOTE: First Rehearsal is Monday, August 26th at 7:00 PM in the Studio Theatre

Callbacks

Rough Magic

Tamaz Bolkvader- Caliban, Prospero, Ariel, Caicis
Mark Brown- Chet, Caius
Cory Chapman- Asst Director
Myron Crowe- Caliban, Ariel, Tisiphone
Neha Curtiss- Prospero, Shylock
Danny De La Mora- Ariel
Robert DeLillo- Shylock
Abby Fields- Melanie, Prospero, Sasia
Heather Fiore- Tisiphone, Linda, Rosemary
Baruch Guerrero- Prospero, Ariel
Emmaline Harvey- Miranda
Katherine Heflin- Melanie, Sasia, Miranda
Donna Howe- Tisiphone, Linda, Rosemary
Jody Johnson- Tisiphone
Kana Kikuchi- Sasia
Savanah Lyon- Miranda
Carmen Otubusin- Miranda
Morgan Phillips- Chet, Prospero
Aaron Ritchey- Caicus
Yui Shibata- Sasia
Bruce Thompson- Shylock
Chrissy Wenning- Melanie, Prospero
Cali White- Sasia, Miranda
Myra Zamora- Miranda

 

The Philadelphia Story

Please note: Two Dates!

Friday, August 23 @ 7pm

Women:

Savannah Lyon
Abby Fields
Carmen Otubusin
Marlene Estrada
Katherine Heflin

Men:

Morgan Phillips Aaron Ritchey
Myron Crowe
Tamaz Bolkvadze
Mark Brown
Cory M. Chapman
Baruch Guerrero (4pm)

Tuesday, October 1, @ 7pm

 Women:

Kana Kikuchi
Donna Howe
Tami O’Connell
V. Heather Fiore
Cali White

Men:

Erich Spurgin
Neha Curtiss
Danny De La Mora
Patrick J. Swies

September 5

Concert Hour: Performance Lab (D10)

Steph Johnson Trio

According to North County writer Jim Trageser, singer/guitarist Steph Johnson “has a larger-than-life presence.” Buoyed by inveterate bassist Rob Thorsen and young drum phenom Fernando Gomez, Johnson opens the series with her unique jazz/blues style.

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September 12

Concert Hour: Performance Lab (D10)

Alpenstock

Public Moves theater creators Michael Mufson, John Polak, Christina Wenning  and Marcos Martinez bring their zany, absurdist production of the Remi de Vos play to the Concert Hour stage. A San Diego Union/Tribune Critic’s Pick in this summer’s Fringe Festival, the play spoofs obsessive nationalism and border paranoia. Live music by Joao Vincent Lewis. Scenography by Mark Adams. (Contains seduction, slapstick and genocide. Mature audiences only.)

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September 15, 2013

Please Note! For information on Peter Gach’s upcoming performance on September 14, 2014, please visit the website homepage or click here: http://www2.palomar.edu/performingarts/peter-gach-steinway-dedication/

Steinway Showcase Recital

Peter Gach, piano

A fundraiser for the Peter Gach Steinway

Join Palomar College Professor Emeritus Dr. Peter Gach as he performs Bach, Chopin, Liszt and Beethoven’s famous Moonlight Sonata on a Concert Grand Steinway in the new Howard Brubeck Theatre!  Your donation will help The Steinway Committee of the Palomar College Performing Arts Circle meet its goal of raising $150,000 for the purchase of a Concert Grand Steinway to benefit Palomar College students for decades to come!

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September 19

Concert Hour: Performance Lab (D10)

The Synergy Duo

Cathy Blickenstaff (flute) and Colin McAllister (guitar) present  a variety of classical repertoire from around the world – from the Italian Mauro Giuliani (a contemporary of Beethoven), to the lively Argentine tangos of Astor Piazzolla, to the beautiful setting of Appalachian folk songs by Robert Beaser.

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September 20

Over the Top!

Palomar faculty in performance.

Celebrate the Grand Opening of the Palomar Performing Arts Complex as twenty-six extraordinary Performing Arts Faculty members light up the Howard Brubeck Theatre with multimedia, multidisciplinary performances. Dance, music and theater in an array of styles! (This concert is dedicated to the memory of Palomar College music faculty member Dr. Brenda Montiel. Proceeds to benefit Palomar Performing Arts student scholarships.)

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September 26

Concert Hour: Howard Brubeck Theatre

Michael Sellers

From Los Angeles, Sellers returns to Concert Hour with a program featuring music from Domenico Scarlatti, Frederic Chopin, George Gershwin, Modest Mussorgsky and others. “A genuinely stirring exhibition of bravura… massive in tone and imposing in concept,” says the Los Angeles Times. (Note: this performance will be held in the Howard Brubeck Theatre.)

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September 27 – October 6

Rough Magic

A fanciful spin on The Tempest, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa’s hilarious action-adventure-fantasy (shaped in the tradition of Harry Potter and The X-Men) drops its Shakespearean characters into modern-day New York City. “A neat little juggler’s trick,” says the Washington City Paper, “a shoutout to the Bard, the theater business, and comic books all at once.”  Read more »

“The Philadelphia Story” Cast List

Tracy Lord ……………………………………………………………. Katherine Heflin

Margaret Lord………………………………………………………. V. Heather Fiore

Sandy Lord ………………………………………………………….. Morgan Phillips

Dinah Lord ………………………………………………………….. Savanah Lyon

Mike Connor ………………………………………………………… Tamaz Bolkvader

Liz Imbrie …………………………………………………………….. Carmen Otubusin

C. K. Dexter Haven ………………………………………………… Baruch Guerrero

George Kittredge ……………………………………………………Cory M. Chapman

Uncle Willie …………………………………………………………..Danny De La Mora

Seth Lord ………………………………………………………………Anthony Soriano

Thomas/Edward …………………………………………………….Peyton Jones

Elsie/May ………………………………………………………………Kana Kikuchi

Mac  ………………………………………………………………………Myron Crowe

 

NOTE: Scripts will be provided at rehearsal on Tuesday.

Tech week rehearsals: Week of 11/4, Monday – Friday, 7pm – 11pm

Rehearsals: Begin 10/7, Monday – Friday, 7pm to 11pm and possibly Saturdays 1pm – 5pm

Production: 11/8 – 11/17; Fridays, Saturdays 7pm; Sundays 2pm; Thursday 4pm. Actors call is 2 hours prior to curtain.

Thank you so much to all who auditioned. I appreciate your time and talent.

Coffee Talk

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photography by Hugh Cox

 

Coffee Talk
Thursday, October 9, 2014“Ta-ra-ra boom-de-ay, it’s gonna to rain today …What difference does it make?  What difference does it make?”Chekhov’s masterpiece, Three Sisters, places his characters into an ever changing world, one that forces each character to take stock of his or her life and livelihood, to consider why we live, and why we suffer.  Is this a tragedy?  Is this a comedy?  Come, see our show, and then take part in our Coffee Talk to join the discussion and learn more about this extraordinary play! Thursday, 6:15 pm (following the performance).

 

Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov – Final Weekend!

Thursday October 9, 2014 to Sunday October 12, 2014 A Party. A Carnival that never happens. A Fire. A Letting Go. Because human beings feel so deeply about so many things. It’s really sad. And it’s really funny. Like it or not, we must live, we must work. Because what we really want is to be happy. A contemporary take on Chekhov’s classic exploration of human aspirations! Directed by John Polak. Friday, Saturday, 7pm; Sunday, 2pm; Thursday, 4pm (followed by Coffee Talk at 6:15). Studio Theatre. $15 General, $12 Seniors and Staff, $10 Students.

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October 10

Concert Hour: Howard Brubeck Theatre

Roberta Piket

In the spirit of her 2012 CD release Solo, pianist Roberta Piket unfolds a program of jazz standards by Thelonious Monk, Billy Strayhorn, Marian McPartland, Chick Corea, Wayne Shorter and Herbie Hancock, as well as improvisations on classical themes by Alexander Scriabin and Frederic Chopin. (Note: this performance will be held in the Howard Brubeck Theatre.)

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October 11

Take Five in the Brubeck

Palomar Jazz!

and the Spectrum Singers

With smokin’ brass and deep grooves, Palomar’s Day and Night Jazz Ensembles swing the new Brubeck with the first notes of the season. Enjoy a full plate of savory sounds, and a few sweets on the side – both bands will be joined by special guests, the Spectrum Singers!  Read more »

October 17

Electro Acoustic Music Festival

Special guest composer/ trombonist/ improviser Michael Dessen (UC Irvine) performs on the digibone, a customized performance environment for trombone and live electronics. Michael is well known for his improvisation and innovative use of technology. Joining the festivities will be our own Ellen Weller, improvising with Michael Dessen.

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October 17

Concert Hour: Performance Lab (D10)

Electro-Acoustic Festival Preview

Local and out-of-town composers and performers bend and blend the worlds of acoustic and electronic composition. Special guests to be announced.

October 18

Celebration!

Palomar Chamber Singers

with the Palomar/Pacific Concert Band

An unusual pairing of two premier Palomar organizations in this celebratory season! Expect both classic and contemporary repertoire, highlighted with unexpected, rare twists, including Celebrations by 20th century composer Vincent Persichetti.

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October 24

Concert Hour: Performance Lab (D10)

The Scorpion Decides

According to drummer/composer/bandleader Nathan Hubbard, this unusual quartet “melds breakbeat rhythmic concepts and free jazz syntax into a unified whole.”  Adds the Phoenix New Times, “…a remarkable slice of jazz/funk”.

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October 25, 26

Bach to Brubeck

Palomar Symphony Orchestra

with the Palomar Brass Ensemble

Two powerful Palomar performing entities honor our theatre’s namesake, Dr. Howard Brubeck! The Palomar Symphony Orchestra presents G Flat Theme by Howard Brubeck; Nocturne by Madelyn Byrne; and, joined by the Palomar Brass Ensemble, Four Dance Episodes (from Rodeo) by Aaron Copland. The Brass Ensemble will also present additional selections from J.S. Bach and modern composers.

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