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Palomar Performing Arts is a cultural and educational experience unique to North County. Our venues bring people together, enriching lives through the arts and building a sense of community. With your help, we can continue to enhance our reputation as a leader in arts education.

Your donation to the Palomar Performing Arts Circle demonstrates not only a personal commitment to the arts, but a willingness to share it with those around you as well.

Donors can choose from several levels of participation. Become an Associate ($25.00 Donation), a Colleague ($50.00 Donation), a Fellow ($100.00 Donation), a Partner ($250.00 Donation), a Benefactor ($500.00 Donation) or even a Patron ($1000.00 Donation).

Please make checks payable to Palomar College Foundation with PAC on the memo line. Palomar Performing Arts Circle donations are tax deductible. Donate online! Click here. PAC donation envelopes are available in the lobby of the Howard Brubeck Theatre, on the information table during Concert Hour, or by calling the box office (760.744.1150 ext. 2453) to have one mailed to you.

Your generosity keeps Palomar Performing Arts scholarships, programs and activities relevant and strong. We look forward to many successful performances in the seasons ahead!

Join the Palomar Performing Arts Circle!

As of February 21, 2013:

PATRON – $1,000
Ivan & Ellen Gillis

BENEFACTOR – $500
Carolyn Funes

PARTNER – $250
Richard Ball, Jr.
George & Ann Boggs
Dr. David & Ann Chase
Susan Dong & A K Johanson
Myra Iserman
Dr. Jack & Norma Miyamoto
Maria Vazquez & Marco Lamas

FELLOW – $100
Douglas Bruck
Donald & Brenna Budd
Dr. Ken Burns
Dr. Madelyn Byrne
Hugh & Martha Cox
Steve & Kathy Crouthamel
Harry & Helgard Deuel
Dr. Peter Gach
Cecilia & Sorab Ghandhi
Robert & Susan Gilson
Don & Lara Hardin, Hardin Family Trust
Azim & Nell Hariri
Lynda Halttunen & Don Silliphant
Elaine & Paul Jordan
Byung Kang
William & Inok Paik
Liane Parkes
James & Letha Pontious
Cynthia Poole
Gerald & Arlene Schaffner
Dr. Joe & Dana Stanford
Betty Stroot
Dr. Ellen & Bob Weller
Barbara Werle

COLLEAGUE – $50
Rev. Ken & Joy Bealo
Ellen Blakeborough
Leslie Elmer
Marny Fischer
Fred & Susan Johnston
Dr. Virginia Loc-Hagan
Malcolm & Marilyn McGawn
Eric and Cathy Meerbergen
Joanna Murphy
Melinda O’Brien & David Baker
Hamid Radvar – Off Campus Books
Tom & June Robinson
James & Marlene Sudomir
Lynn Viall

ASSOCIATE – $25
Nancy Boyer – In Memory of Linda Chamberlain
Melinda Finn
Roger & Arvis Hiniker
Jonathan & Lois Ingber
George & Connie Krell
Kevin & Linda McCormack
Virginia Miller & Raymond Wilson
David & Eleanore Narevsky
Dorothy Ann Richardson
Joan Singer
Diane Way

Auditions: Cabaret

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Pat Larmer, Director. Sue Gilson, Choreography. Ken Bell, Music Director.

January 15     Vocal:  Bring sheet music; accompanist will be provided (no a capella); prepare a verse and a chorus

January 16     Dance:  Dress for movement

January 17    Callbacks:  Cold readings from script

Auditions start at 7:00 PM and will be held in the Howard Brubeck Theatre on the campus of Palomar College, 1140 W. Mission Rd, San Marcos, on a first-come first-served basis.

Headshots and resumes are helpful, but not required.

Rehearsals start January 20 and will run M-F from 7:00-10:00 pm.

Performances are on March 7, 8, 9, 13, 14, 15, 16.

All cast will receive college credit.

For more information, contact Pat Larmer at plarmer@gmail.com.

Produced by: Palomar Performing Arts

 *   Performers interested solely in the roles of Fraulein Schneider and Heir Schultz need only attend vocal auditions and (if called), the callbacks.
*   Dancers with a desire to dance only need to attend the dance auditions and be available (if called) for callbacks.
*   Actors looking for non-singing and dancing roles may audition for these parts at the end of the vocal auditions on Wednesday night and need not attend the dance auditions. Please prepare a one-minute monologue. NB these roles are supporting only.

It is to your advantage to audition for all aspects of the production; failure to do so will severely limit your chances of being cast.

-Pat Larmer

Premiere Chamber Ensembles

Still accepting applications for Spring 2014. Pick up an application at Kimberly Loya’s office or right-click and choose “Print picture…” on the application below. Submit to Kimberly Loya in person at PAC-122 or scan/email to kloya@palomar.edu.

Premiere 2014 Announce Flyer

Premiere Chamber Ensembles Application

Spring 2014 Auditions

Last updated: 1/21/2014

Spring 2014 Audition information for Palomar Performing Arts programs, ensembles, and productions is below. Do not enroll in these classes until you have passed the audition.

For more information about Music, Theatre Arts and Dance programs/classes, visit the Academic Programs page, the Applied Music Program page, and/or Palomar College’s searchable online class schedule.  For further questions, contact the Performing Arts Office (PAC-122) at (760) 744-1150 x2316. Prospective Performing Arts majors are encouraged to make an appointment with a faculty advisor ASAP (click here for contact information).

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Music

Applied Music Program

Students are admitted by special audition on Friday, January 17. Contact the Performing Arts Office (PAC-122), 760 744-1150, ext. 2316  for appointment.

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE NEW APPLIED MUSIC STUDENTS!

You must attend the first meeting of the Performance Studies class (Mus 222) on Friday at 1:00PM. Be sure to get your permission codes for Mus 220 and Mus 222 from Kimberly Loya. Your new individual instructor will be calling you this week to set up a regular lesson time. 

Alvarado, Josh – Classical guitar

Brown, Seth – Flute

Eggleston, Brandon – Classical guitar

Guerrero, Jose (Bob) – Voice

Harris, Aaron – Classical guitar

Hodge, Kat – Voice

Manlapid, Zach – Viola 

-Lynne Kuhn, Applied Music Coordinator

Palomar Chamber Singers

Enrollment subject to audition with emphasis on vocal ability and music reading; for voice majors, experienced choral singers, and instrumentalists wishing to improve musicianship through singing: Monday, January 13, at 8:30 am in room D6. Contact Sally Dean @ palomarchorale@palomar.edu for further info.

Palomar Chorale

Enrollment subject to audition with emphasis on vocal ability and music reading; choral experience preferred: Wednesday, January 15, at 7 pm in room D5. Contact Sally Dean @ palomarchorale@palomar.edu for further info.

Palomar Guitar Ensembles

Enrollment subject to audition with emphasis on music reading: Tuesday, January 14 at 4 pm in D-6. Contact Randy Pile @ randypile@randypile.com for further info.

Palomar Symphony Orchestra

Enrollment subject to audition: Tuesday, January 14, at 7 pm in room D6. Contact Ellen Weller @ eweller@palomar.edu or (760) 744-1150 x3949 for further info.

Palomar/Pacific Coast Concert Band

Enrollment subject to audition; woodwind, brass and percussion players with a minimum of two years high school level experience: Thursday, January 16, at 7 pm in room D6. Contact Ken Bell @ kbell@palomar.edu or 760.390.2990 for further info.

Palomar Jazz!

Day Jazz Ensemble - Enrollment subject to audition with emphasis on ability to perform on one or more instruments and read music: Monday, January 13, at 4 pm in room D6. Contact Bob Weller @ bweller1@cox.net for further info.

Night Jazz Ensemble – Enrollment subject to audition: Monday, January 13, at 7 pm in room D6. Contact Paul Kurokawa @ pkurokawa@palomar.edu for further info.

Palomar Brass Ensemble

Demonstrate ability to perform on one or more instruments and sight-read music: Tuesday, January 14, at 3:30 pm in room D10. Contact Paul Kurokawa @ pkurokawa@palomar.edu for further info.

Palomar Spectrum Singers

Enrollment subject to audition: Tuesday, January 14, at 1:30 pm in D5. Contact Janet Hammer @ janethammer@cox.net for further info.

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Theatre Arts

Cabaret

Pat Larmer, Director. Sue Gilson, Choreography. Ken Bell, Music Director.

January 15    Vocal:  Bring sheet music; accompanist will be provided (no a capella); prepare a verse and a chorus

January 16     Dance:  Dress for movement

January 17    Callbacks:  Cold readings from script

Auditions start at 7:00 PM and will be held in the Howard Brubeck Theatre on the campus of Palomar College, 1140 W. Mission Rd, San Marcos, on a first-come first-served basis.

Headshots and resumes are helpful, but not required.

Rehearsals start January 20 and will run M-F from 7:00-10:00 pm.

Performances are on March 7, 8, 9, 13, 14, 15, 16.

All cast will receive college credit.

For more information, contact Pat Larmer at plarmer@gmail.com.

Produced by: Palomar Performing Arts

*   Performers interested solely in the roles of Fraulein Schneider and Heir Schultz need only attend vocal auditions and (if called), the callbacks.

*   Dancers with a desire to dance only need to attend the dance auditions and be available (if called) for callbacks.

*   Actors looking for non-singing and dancing roles may audition for these parts at the end of the vocal auditions on Wednesday night and need not attend the dance auditions. Please prepare a one-minute monologue. NB these roles are supporting only.

It is to your advantage to audition for all aspects of the production; failure to do so will severely limit your chances of being cast.

-Pat Larmer

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Dance

All prior required “audition” dance courses no longer require auditions.

Please note: In the class schedule, DNCE 138 Cuban/Brazilian Drumming II is misprinted as requiring an audition, but there will not be an audition.

 

 

Cabaret Cast List

Congratulations to the cast of Cabaret. A big thank you goes out to all who auditioned.

Emcee Caleb Halsted
Cliff Josh Mekbel
Fraulein Schneider Lisa Laughbaum
Herr Schultz Bruce Blackwell
Fraulein Kost Julia M. Smith
Sally Bowles Emilee Brown
Ernst Michael Sterling
Customs Officer, Nazi Guard, Ensemble Baruch Guerrero
Maitre D’, Taxi Man, Ensemble Cris Molina
Lady #1, Telephone Girl #2, Kit Kat Girl Kat Hodge
Lady #2, Telephone Girl #1, Kit Kat Girl Sonia Calderon
Telephone Girl #3, Kit Kat Girl Morgan Brown
Telephone Girl #4, Kit Kat Girl Amanda Renee Margosiak
Max, Waiter/banker Robert Sisson
Boy #1, Waiter/banker Chad Theriault
Boy #2, Waiter/banker Cesar Palomino
Boy #3, Waiter/banker Myron Crowe
Boy #4, Ensemble Gregory Ace
Victor, Nazi Guard, Ensemble Bayani Decastro
Bobby, Ensemble Erich Spurgin
Gorilla Samantha Roper
Ensemble Tarina Lee, Delaney Dietrich, Lexi Wilson, Savanah Lyon

The first cast meeting will be January 21, 2014 at 7PM in the Howard Brubeck Theatre. Please check your email for a message from your stage manager.

Spring Season 2014

Palomar Performing Arts
Palomar College
1140 W. Mission Road
San Marcos, CA 92069
Phone: 760.744.1150 x2453

Spring Season 2014 listing of music, dance, theatre, and musical theatre shows and performances at Palomar College in San Marcos, Ca. Buy tickets below, at (760) 744-1150 ext. 2453, or at the Howard Brubeck Theatre Box Office (Hours: Tuesday-Friday, 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm). For off-season performances, click here.

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February 21 Noche Havana  Dance

March 7-16 Cabaret  Musical Theatre

March 12 Thinking Big  Palomar Brass Ensemble

March 28 Big Band Bash  Palomar Jazz!

March 29, 30 Klezmer! A Celebration of Jewish Music  Palomar Symphony Orchestra with the Second Avenue Klezmer Ensemble

April 5 Sympathetic Vibrations  Palomar/Pacific Coast Concert Band

April 11 Everything English  Palomar Chorale/Palomar Chamber Singers

April 18 Up Jumped Spring  Palomar Jazz!

April 25-May 4 Esperanza Rising  Theatre

April 30 Rock, Paper, Scissors . . . Brass!  Palomar Brass Ensemble

May 2, 3 Look to the Future!  Palomar Symphony Orchestra with the Palomar/Youth Philharmonia Orchestra Percussion Ensemble

May 9-11 Faculty Dance Concert  Dance

May 16, 17 Mass in G  Palomar Chorale/Palomar Chamber Singers, MiraCosta College Masterworks Chorale and Chamber Choir, and The Alexandria Strings

Concert Hour Spring 2014

Thursdays at 12:30 p.m. 

Performances will be held in either the Howard Brubeck Theatre or the Performance Lab (D10)(Check individual listings below for locations and more information.)  No charge for admission.

01. 30              Joshua White piano (Howard Brubeck Theatre)

02. 06             Turetzky Duo flute/bass (Performance Lab)

02. 13              Robert Giracello/Chad Ohlheiser voice/piano (Performance Lab)

02. 20             4handsLA four-hand piano (Howard Brubeck Theatre)

02. 27             Gilbert Isbin/Scott Walton lute/contrabass (Performance Lab)

03. 06             Klezmer Light piano/voice/drums/bass (Performance Lab)                   

03. 13             Leonard Patton/Michael Leroy Peed voice/piano (Performance Lab)                        

03. 27             Sean Reusch/ Brian O’Donnell trombone duo (Performance Lab)

04. 03             Helen Sung piano (Howard Brubeck Theatre)         

04. 10             Palomar Chamber Singers directed by Sally Husch Dean
                          Palomar Premiere Ensembles directed by David Chase (Howard Brubeck Theatre)

04. 17             Neave Duo  violin/cello (Howard Brubeck Theatre)

04. 24             Anna Savvas  piano (Howard Brubeck Theatre)

05. 01             Palomar Electronic Music Ensemble (Performance Lab)                       

05. 08             Music Student Honors Recital (Howard Brubeck Theatre)      

Joshua White – Jan 30

Our own San Diego County piano (gentle) giant returns to the Concert Hour stage in a rare solo performance. Joshua continues to climb into the national limelight with his stunning improvisational abilities, gathering critical acclaim at every stop. It will all be here!

Concert Hour
Howard Brubeck Theatre

The Glass Menagerie – Jan 31-Feb 2

by Tennesee Williams

Plain View Theatre  presents a Palomar Theatre Ensemble production of Tennesee Williams’ classic play The Glass Menagerie. The Palomar Theatre Ensemble is a group of passionate Theatre, Dance and Music students from Palomar College whose mission is to give students a chance to independently produce high quality plays from the classics, to contemporaries to original student-written work.

Directed by Jared Spears
Friday, Saturday, 8pm; Sunday, 2pm
Studio Theatre
$12 General, $10 Seniors and Staff, $8 Students; Open Seating
Tickets are available at the door and online at www.palomartheatreensemble.ticketleap.com.
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Turetzky Duo – Feb 6

The inveterate raconteur/bassist/UCSD Distinguished Professor Emeritus Bertram Turetzky is joined by flautist Nancy Turetzky for a round of original composition, serious humor and sonic oddities.

Concert Hour
Performance Lab

 

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Robert Giracello/Chad Ohlheiser – Feb 13

Vocalist Robert Giracello is joined by pianist Chad Ohlheiser for a variety of English art songs, featuring Vaughan-Williams Songs of Travel, original compositions with text by James Joyce, and popular music/Broadway selections.

Concert Hour
Performance Lab (D10)

4handsLA – Feb 20

One hundred years ago, the music world was rocked by the premiere of Igor Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring. Join Cal Arts faculty members Steven Vanhauwaert and Danny Holt as they fashion a riveting “four hands” piano performance of this seminal masterpiece. Also featured will be selections by Ravel and Poulenc from the duo’s CD, Paris 1913.

Concert Hour
Howard Brubeck Theatre

Noche Havana – Feb 21

Shake it! Vibrant color, movement and earth shaking rhythm explode when Patriceann Mead and the Afro-Cuban and Brazilian drum and dance ensemble Agogo hit the floor with irresistible force. Also featured are the fabulous tropical rhythms of La Farandula. Join these inspired dancers and musicians for an unforgettable experience!

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Where: ​
Studio Theatre 1140 West Mission Road, San Marcos, CA

Category: Dance
Buy Tickets $8-12

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Gilbert Isbin/Scott Walton – Feb 27

Pairing lute and contrabass, the Isbin/Walton duo is a genre-defying collaboration, referencing medieval and Renaissance sources, progressive jazz, free improvisation, and the classical avant-garde.

Concert Hour
Performance Lab (D10)

Klezmer Light – Mar 6

Dr. Ellen Weller heads up a spunky quartet in preview of the upcoming PSO concert Klezmer! A Celebration of Jewish Music.

Concert Hour
Performance Lab (D10)

Cabaret – Mar 7-16

Book by Joe Masterhoff
Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Music by John Kander

It’s 1931 and anything goes with young singer Sally Bowles and the outcasts and deviants who populate Germany’s outrageous Kit Kat Club. Loaded with provocative dance and driven by a truly human story, this ten-time Tony Award winning musical features classic songs like Wilkommen, Don’t Tell Mama, The Money Song, Tomorrow Belongs to Me, and, of course, Cabaret. Step inside!

Directed by Pat Larmer
Friday, Saturday, 7pm; Sunday, 2pm; Thursday, 4pm (followed by Coffee Talk)
Howard Brubeck Theatre
Special pricing: $16 General, $14 Seniors and Staff, $10 Students

Plus: Don’t miss Coffee Talk following Thursday’s Cabaret performance! “Cabaret (1966-present): How the Musical Stays Relevant” Nearly 50 years since the musical’s debut on Broadway, Cabaret is still one of the most popular, engaging, and topically relevant musicals performed across the globe. Running against the grain for the genre, this musical, with its pointed political satire and bawdy cabaret numbers, tackles one of the darkest periods of the twentieth century head-on in a story that offers an ever-relevant moral tale for the current audience. Come watch our matinee performance then stay for an after-show discussion with free refreshments, to learn more about this theatre masterpiece and its unique history!

Cabaret photos by Hugh Cox

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Esperanza Rising Callbacks

Esperanza Rising Call Backs – 7PM, March 11, Studio Theatre

Note: Ensemble roles include – Singers, Mailman, Women Workers I,II & III, Ins Agent, Okie Family, Pistoleros, Peasant Workers, Border Agents, People Crossing The Border, Neighbors At The Camp, Guards, Strikers, Workers At The Fiesta

Kayla Adorno Marielena, Isabel, Marta
Camilla Aguilar Ramona
Kazu Ando Pistolero, Ensemble
Monique Barbour Hortensia, Modesta
Cory Chapman Miguel, INS Agent, Ensemble
Bayani De Castro Miguel, Luis
Ian De Moraes Okie Boy, Ensemble
Ashleigh Deckard Hortensia, Modesta, Okie Mother
Xavier Deguzman Alfonso, Ensemble
Brittne Dixon Marielena, Isabel
Baruch Guerrero Sixto, Luis
Jose Leon Guerro Alfonso, Musician
Kana Kikuchi Marta, Modesta
Jedidia Martinez Ensemble, Servant Girl
Darcie McClain Ensemble
Sofia Medina Ensemble, Servant Girl
Angela Navarro Ensemble
Tami O’Connell Ensemble
Morgan Phillips Sixto, Luis
Abagail Quiñones Ensemble
Charles Rath Ensemble, INS agent
Mimi Rodriguez Isabel, Marta, Hortensia, Modesta
Yui Shibata Marta, Marielena
Antony Sorriano Luis, Ensemble
Eric Spurgin Okie Family, Ensemble
Patrick Swiss Okie Grandfather, INS Agent, Ensemble

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Esperanza Rising Cast List

Congratulations to the cast of Esperanza Rising!

Very Important: First rehearsal will be TUESDAY, March 18 at 6:30 PM in the Studio Theatre

Esperanza – Myra Zamora
Hortensia – Monique Barbour
Ramona – Camilla Aguilar
Sixto – Morgan Phillips
Servant Girl – Sofia Medina
Marielena – Brittne Dixon
Miguel – Bayani De Castro
Luis – Peyton Jones
Isabel – Kayla Adorno
Modesta – Kana Kikuchi
Alfonso – José Leon Guerro
Marta – Noemi Rodriguez

Ensemble:

Kazu Ando
Cory Chapman
Ian De Moraes
Ashleigh Deckard
Xavier Deguzman
Emmaline Harvey
Jedidia Martinez
Darcie McClain
Angela Navarro
Tami O’Connell & Daughter
Abagail Quiñones
Charles Rath
Yui Shibata
Antony Sorriano
Eric Spurgin

Ensemble roles include: Singers, Mailman, Women Workers I,II & III, Ins Agent, Okie Family, Pistoleros, Peasant Workers, Border Agents, People Crossing The Border, Neighbors At The Camp, Guards, Strikers, Workers At The Fiesta

Thinking Big – Palomar Brass Ensemble – Mar 12

The sound of pure, bold brass rings strong and true as these engaging Palomar musicians expand on renditions of classic and contemporary compositions.

Directed by Paul Kurokawa
Wednesday, 7pm
Studio Theatre
$12 General, $10 Seniors and Staff, $8 Students; Open Seating
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