Calendar of Music Events

MUSIC AT DEL MAR COLLEGE
April - May 2014  

Tuesday, April 22
Instrumental and Vocal Chamber Music Concert at Del Mar College
Del Mar College Music Faculty—including pianists David Sutanto and Dinzin Broñola-Rada, violinist Todd Ehle, baritone Raphael Rada and cellist Susan Sturman—present a solo and duo concert. The program features piano works by Chopin and Rachmaninoff, Honneger’s Sonatine for violin and cello, Gerald Finzi’s song cycle, “I Said to Love” and Brahms’ Sonata No. 3 for violin and piano.

  • Tuesday, April 22, 7:30 p.m., Wolfe Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center Music Building, Del Mar College East, Ayers at Kosar, free.
  • For more information, contact the Music Office at 698-1214.

Tuesday, April 22
Joint Concert Featuring Del Mar College and Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Wind Ensembles
The Del Mar College Wind Ensemble, directed by Dr. Abel Saldivar Ramirez, present a joint concert with the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Wind Symphony. The evening’s performance features music from Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4, Danzon No. 2 by Marquez, Certamen Levantino Pasodoble by Marquina and Festive Overture by Shostakovich.

  • Tuesday, April 22, 7:30 p.m., Performing Arts Center, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, 6300 Ocean Drive, free.
  • For more information, contact the Music Office at 698-1214.

Thursday, April 24
Del Mar College Faculty Recital with Clarinetist William Lipman and Guitarist Philip Hii
Enjoy an evening of classical music as Del Mar College Music faculty members Philip Hii and William Lipman collaborate for joint performances featuring works such as “Sonata for Clarinet and Guitar No. 2” by Ferdinand Rebay, “Serenade for Clarinet and Guitar” by Heinrich Neumann and the well-known Aria from “Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5” by Heitor Villa Lobos. The program will also feature clarinet and guitar solos by Stravinsky and Giuliani.

  • Thursday, April 24, 7:30 p.m., Wolfe Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center Music Building, Del Mar College East, Ayers at Kosar, free.
  • For more information, contact the DMC Music Office at 698-1214.

Friday, April 25
The Del Mar College Singer’s Theater presents “For Love or Money”
Written by Del Mar College Music faculty member Dr. Raphael Rada, this original comedy is interspersed with songs from popular Broadway musicals, including “The Fantasticks,” “The Music Man,” “Beauty and the Beast,” “Camelot,” “The King and I” and “Carousel.” Pianist Karen Kendrick will accompany the singers.

  • Friday, April 25, 7:30 p.m., Wolfe Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center Music Building, Del Mar College East, Ayers at Kosar, free.
  • For more information, contact the Music Office at 698-1214 or rrada@delmar.edu.

Monday, April 28
Spring Concert by the Del Mar Children’s Chorus and DMC Woodwind Ensemble
The Del Mar Children’s Chorus presents a Spring Concert featuring a variety of vocal selections, including “The Merry, Merry Heart,” “Good Night,” a Russian Folk Song and “Songs of a Starry Night,” a collection of Texas folk songs, under the direction of artistic director and founder Ouida Bliss Richardson. The performance includes accompaniment by pianist Linda Weber. The Del Mar Woodwind Ensemble will also perform on the concert.

  • Monday, April 28, 7 p.m., Wolfe Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center Music Building, Del Mar College East, Ayers at Kosar, free.
  • For more information, contact Dennis Richardson at 698-1352 or drichardson@delmar.edu.

Wednesday, April 30
 Informal Concert with the Del Mar Jazz Bands
Pack a brown-bag lunch or buy lunch at Del Mar College’s cafeteria as the Del Mar MWF Jazz Band and the Del Mar Jazz Combo present an informal concert featuring big-band and combo jazz in varying styles under the direction of David Irving, professor of music and jazz guitar.

  • Wednesday, April 30, noon, Harvin Student Center, Del Mar College East, Ayers and Kosar, free.
  • For more information, contact David Irving at 698-1616 or dirving@delmar.edu.

Friday, May 2
Fifth Annual Sock Hop Presented by the Del Mar College Chamber Singers
Led by Dennis S. Richardson, director of choral activities at Del Mar College, the DMC Chamber Singers present their fifth sock hop, “The British Invasion,” along with special guests from Carroll and Flour Bluff High Schools. Kinesiology professor Carolyn Mauck and the Del Mar Social Dance Club will assist the DMC Chamber Singers during this retro evening of fun featuring dancing and music from the Beatles, The Who and other popular iconic English groups from the 1960s and 1970s, along with dance instruction and several contests.

  • Friday, May 2, 6:30 to 9 p.m., Gymnasium, Del Mar College East, Baldwin Blvd., free
  • For more information, contact Dennis Richardson at 698-1352 or drichardson@delmar.edu.

Tuesday, May 6
Del Mar College Master Chorus and Concert Choir
Del Mar College’s choral music season concludes with the Master Chorus and Concert Choir led by Music faculty member Dennis S. Richardson. The choral ensembles will collaborate with singers from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi and the Corpus Christi Chorale. As a prelude to a May 23 concert at Carnegie Hall in New York City, the ensembles will perform “Canticle of Light” by Bob Chilcott and “In Memoriam” by Ross Bernhardt, choral director for the Chorale and at TAMU-CC. “In Memoriam” was written as a world premiere for the combined New York chorus event. Directed by Arnold Garza, the Honors Wind Ensemble from Alice High School will also perform selections from their New York program and accompany the chorus on “Canticles of Light.”

  • Tuesday, May 6, 7:30 p.m., Richardson Performance Hall, Del Mar College East, Ayers and Baldwin, free but donations are welcome at the door for the DMC Scholarship Fund.
  • For more information, contact Dennis Richardson at 698-1352 or drichardson@delmar.edu.

What does the Del Mar College Department of Music mean to you?
Are you a Del Mar College Music Alumnus? We’d love to hear your story about how Del Mar College helped you achieve your educational and career dreams. Email your fond memories of your time at the Department of Music to Yvonne Rodriguez at yrodrig@delmar.edu.

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