Thursdays at 12:30 p.m. No charge for admission.
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09. 04 Biggs, Castellanos and Sprague
Three stellar, local jazzers, Gunnar Biggs, Gilbert Castellanos and Peter Sprague, form an unusual setting for a set of improvisations featuring acoustic bass, trumpet and guitar. (Howard Brubeck Theatre)
09. 11 Son de San Diego
Shaped from the CSUSM workshops Eduardo García began in 2002, this quartet performs Sones Jarochos (songs in the Son Jarocho style, a traditional musical genre from Veracruz, Mexico). Instrumentation will include Jarana, Guitarra de Son, Punteador and Tarima. (Performance Lab)
09. 18 Hear in Now
A collaborative string trio from the Midwest journeys west to present original, avant-classical compositions. The group has performed and/or recorded with Anthony Braxton, George Lewis, Nicole Mitchell and Vernon Reid. (Performance Lab).
09. 25 Trio Arpavioluta
A most welcome addition to the series is this harp trio: Laura Vaughan, harp; Cathy Blickenstaff, flute; Päivikki Nykter, viola. All French program; trios by Leclair, Ravel and Debussy. (Howard Brubeck Theatre)
10. 02 Jaime Valle Trio
Jazz guitarist Jaime Valle joins bassist Gunnar Biggs and drummer Duncan Moore for a program of Latin-flavored jazz. (Howard Brubeck Theatre)
10. 09 G Burns Jug Band
Based in San Diego, the G Burns Jug Band is influenced by a hefty slice of pre-war American music: jug bands, string bands, Texas songsters, cowboy fiddlers, and dance hall tunes! (Howard Brubeck Theatre)
10. 16 Tobin Chodos/Kyle Motl
Piano/Bass duo that straddles stylistic boundaries. Free improvisation blends seamlessly with composed nodes, resulting in an emergent structural form. Elements of various musical genres surface throughout the performance, from gospel and straight-ahead jazz to the contemporary avant-garde. (Performance Lab)
10. 23 Michael Munson
Organist extraordinaire Munson strides to the Palomar Pipe Organ to present a program of classic and modern solo pieces from J.S. Bach, Buxthehude, Marcel Dupre and even Three Jazz Preludes by Johannes Matthias Michel! Seating is limited, arrive early! (This performance will be held in room D5.)
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.