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Fall Season 2014: Here and Now

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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. Tickets for sale now!

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September 26
Palomar Jazz!
Big Swing Face: A Tribute to Buddy Rich
We have lift off! Let the big band sounds of the Day and Night Jazz Ensembles cool the end of your week as they “swing” the praises of the late, great jazz drummer Buddy Rich. Directed by Paul Kurokawa. Friday, 7pm. Howard Brubeck Theatre.

October 3-12
Three Sisters
by Anton Chekhov
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.

October 10, 11
Palomar Symphony Orchestra
Water Music I: Flow of Ideas
Handel, Suite from Water Music; Mendelssohn, Overture, the Hebrides; Haydn, Symphony No. 104 (“London”)
Highlighted are compositions from German and Austrian composers who made their way across the English Channel to find new homes for their ideas. This performance is the first of a four-part series of concerts inspired by the ongoing drought in California. Directed by Ellen Weller. Friday, Saturday, 7pm (Pre-concert lecture at 6:15). Howard Brubeck Theatre.

October 17, 18
Palomar/Pacific Coast Concert Band
Peter and the Wolf and Other Fantastical Tales
The resilient Palomar/Pacific Coast Concert Band, seventy five members strong, is joined by the Palomar Dance Ensemble in presentation of Sergei Prokofiev’s classic folk tale Peter and the Wolf.  Additional story-inspired music will also be performed. Kids 12 and under admitted free when accompanied by a paying adult! Directed by Ken Bell and Molly Faulkner. Friday, 7pm; Saturday, 2pm. Howard Brubeck Theatre.

October 22
Palomar Brass Ensemble
Palomar Chamber Singers
Nothing Says Gershwin Like Gershwin!
Celebrate all that is Gershwin with ringing brass and nuanced singing from two fine Palomar ensembles. Classics and a few surprises! Directed by Paul Kurokawa and Sally Husch Dean. Wednesday, 7pm. Studio Theatre.

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.