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Fall Season 2014

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Palomar College is located at 1140 W. Mission Road in San Marcos, CA 92069. Box Office hours: Tues-Fri 12-4pm, (760) 744-1150 x2453. Tickets are $10 Students, $12 Seniors/Staff, $15 General. Or, save time and money with convenient FlexTix ticket packages! Click here for more info. Buy tickets now!



October 31- November 9
Natural Selection
A climate-crisis comedy by Eric Coble
With most of the world in extreme climate conditions, all the indigenous habitats and peoples have been preserved in Orlando’s Culture Fiesta Theme Park.  When the population of the Native American Pavilion dwindles, manager Henry Carson ventures into the wilds and returns with a not-so-authentic replacement whose trickster nature creates havoc for everyone. . .but, he just may be the only one who can save them from the coming apocalypse. Directed by Michael Mufson. Friday, Saturday, 7pm; Sunday, 2pm; Thursday, 4pm (followed by Coffee Talk at 6:15). Howard Brubeck Theatre.

November 14
Palomar Jazz!
That Latin Thing
With special guest Manny Cepeda
Palomar’s Day and Night Jazz Ensemblesare joined by renowned percussionist (and San Diego resident) Manny Cepeda. This celebrated artist has performed with the likes of Babo Jimenez, Richie Ray and Willie Colon at festivals throughout South America, Africa and Europe. Also featured are the Spectrum Singers. Directed by Paul Kurokawa and Janet Hammer. Friday, 7pm. Howard Brubeck Theatre.

November 15
Palomar Chorale/Palomar Chamber Singers
Mira Costa College Masterworks Chorale and Chamber Choir
The Alexandria Strings
Singing with Strings
Don’t miss this rare performance as four North County choral groups combine for an invigorating extravaganza! Featured are Franz Schubert’s Mass in G, L.V. Beethoven’s Elegy anda sprinkling of contemporary songs with a romantic flair! Directed by Sally Husch Dean and Dr. Arlie Langager. Saturday, 7pm. Howard Brubeck Theatre.

November 20
Sonic Sampler
Cutting edge technology shapes student compositions from the Electronic Music Lab. Directed by Madelyn Byrne. Thursday, 7pm. Performance Lab (D10). $5 General Admission; Open Seating.

November 21, 22
Palomar Symphony Orchestra
Water Music II: Flow of People
Sousa, Hands Across the Sea; Grofé, Mississippi Suite; Dvořák, Symphony No. 9, From the New World
Music inspired by the geography of the United States and the melding of Native American, European and African cultures on its soil. Directed by Ellen Weller. Friday, Saturday, 7pm (Pre-concert lecture at 6:15). Howard Brubeck Theatre.

December 5, 6
WinterDance 2014
Hip Hop, Modern, Ballet, Tap, and Jazz! Palomar dance students warm the season with original choreography in a variety of styles. Directed by Patriceann Mead. Friday, Saturday, 7pm. Howard Brubeck Theatre.

December 12
Palomar Brass Ensemble
Mission Hills High School Wind Ensemble
Big Brass Spirit
Somehow it just seems right. Brilliant brass instruments playing strong and true, lifting the spirit and sending everyone home in a celebratory mood! Joining the festivities will be the Mission Hills High School Wind Ensemble! Are you in? Don’t miss it! Directed by Paul Kurokawa and Michael Tramm. Friday, 7pm. Howard Brubeck Theatre.

December 13
Palomar/Pacific Coast Concert Band
Global Festival
With a nod to the season, the 75-member Palomar-Pacific Coast Concert Band offers music of celebration from around the world. Directed by Kenneth Bell. Saturday, 7pm. Howard Brubeck Theatre.

Concert Hour Fall 2014

Thursdays at 12:30 p.m. No charge for admission.

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10. 30              Rob and Amber Whitlock

It’s been too long since these two have graced the Concert Hour Stage! Rob, a fabulous keyboardist, will roll in a real Hammond B3 organ and Amber will sing soulfully in its presence. They will be joined by on drums by the ubiquitous Duncan  Moore. (Performance Lab)

11. 06              Danny Holt                                                    

Pianist Danny Holt performs Mozart’s charming and playful Sonata in F Major, K. 332, Mendelssohn’s Variations sérieuses, Op. 54 (composed as a tribute to Beethoven), Busoni’s epic transcription of Bach’s seminal Chaconne in d minor, and a selection of  contemporary works by Mike Garson (a Los Angeles-based pianist and composer known for his work with David Bowie and other rock and pop luminaries). (Performance Lab)

11. 13              Palomar Chamber Singers                        

A Fall Season showcase! Directed by Sally Husch Dean. (Howard Brubeck Theatre)

11. 20              Palomar Electronic Music Ensemble                                             

Student composers display their wares! Directed by Madelyn Byrne. (Performance Lab)     

12. 04              Music Student Honors Recital

(Howard Brubeck Theatre)


Concert Hour is a music enrichment series presented for our students and the community by the Palomar College Performing Arts Department. Doors open at 12:20, with seating on a first-come first-served basis. The program begins at 12:30 and ends at 1:20. At the discretion of the house manager, late arrivals will be admitted during the first performance pause. There is no charge for admission.

Campus police can provide patrons coming from off campus with guest parking passes and give directions to legal parking areas. Patrons are urged to allow sufficient time to secure parking and reach the performance venue before the concert begins.

Palomar College is located at 1140 W. Mission Rd. in San Marcos. Check www.palomarperforms.com for updated information, or call 760.744.1150 x2317.