HONORS RECITAL!! Final Concert Hour, Dec. 3rd

Palomar Performing Arts’ Applied Music Program provides rigorous, private instruction to deserving students in order to broaden musical knowledge and hone performance abilities. Each semester, the weekly Concert Hour Series closes with the Honors Recital, showcasing their best efforts.

Thursday, December 3rd @ 12:30pm

Howard Brubeck Theatre


This Saturday!! Palomar Symphony Orchestra/Chamber Singers & Chorale

The Elements of Music: Harmony, Melody, Rhythm & Soul

Part II: MELODY – Walkng the Line

The melodic line reigns supreme in four diverse works spanning 1723-1967: Cowell, Polophinica; Pinkham, Christmas Cantata; Bach, Magnificat in D Minor; Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 5 in E Minor.

Directed By Ellen Weller and Sally Husch Dean

Saturday 7PM

Howard Brubeck Theatre


Sonic Sampler! Thursday at 7pm!

Over the years many have people said that the Sonic Sampler is their favorite performance of the season. Please join us in the Performance Lab (D10) this Thursday evening as student composers present original work in a variety of styles and formats. Adventurous? You betcha. See you there!

Directed by Madelyn Byrne

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New Audition Dates for Spring Awakening

Please note!
New AUDITION dates!

Palomar Performing Arts
Spring Awakening

Auditions: Sun., Jan. 17 from 9am-1pm
Callbacks: Sun., Jan. 17 from 2pm-5pm

Held at the Palomar Performing Arts Complex, Room D-10

Please prepare a one-minute Comedic or Dramatic monologue and 32 Bars or a one-minute cut of a musical theatre song in the style of the show.

Bring sheet music in the correct key!

An accompanist will be provided. No a cappella please.


Rehearsals: January 19 – February 25

Monday-Friday 6:00pm-11:00pm and Saturdays TBD

Tech Rehearsals:

Performances:  Feb 26-March 6.  Fri & Sat, 7pm; Sun, 2pm; Thurs, 4pm.

Perusal scripts are available in the Box Office at the Howard Brubeck Theatre Box Office 760-744-1150 ext. 2453. For more information, please contact director Francis Gercke at Palomar Community College District 1140 West Mission Road, San Marcos, CA 92069-1487



Enjoy an hour of beautiful classical music sung by Palomar’s premiere vocal group, the Palomar Chamber Singers. Selections from Magnificat in D Major by J.S. Bach, Borgoroditse Devo from Rachmaninoff’s All Night Vigil and Se Equivocal La Paloma  by Argentine composer, Oscar Escalada with poetry of the great Spanish poet Rafael Alberti will be sung in the Howard Brubeck Theatre, this Thursday at 12:30pm.

Free Admission!!


Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind

Directed by Annie Hinton, Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind was created by Greg Allen, founding director of the Neo Futurists, as an ever-changing attempt to perform 30 plays in 60 minutes. The show is a non-reproduceable, always original event with the order of play chosen by the audience. The first performance was Dec 2, 1988 at Chicago’s  Stage Left Theater, and has been running ever since.




Concert Hour this week! Doneda/Nakatani Duo

Come and enjoy and afternoon of adventurous saxophone and percussion improvisations!

Tatsuya Nakatani is a master percussionist, originally from Osaka Japan,  who has resided in the U.S. since 1994. Michael Doneda is a self taught specialist of the soprano saxophone who hails from the French Southwest. Together this duo has performed internationally throughout the USA, Canada, Japan, France, Luxembourg, Ukraine, Poland, Norway, Scotland and Belgium.