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March - May 2016

Wednesday, March 2
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, March 2, noon, Harvin Student Center, Del Mar College East, Ayers at Kosar, free.
  • For more information, contact David Irving at 698-1616 or dirving@delmar.edu.

Sunday, March 6
Corpus Christi Trombone Society Spring Concert
The Corpus Christi Trombone Society presents a program of works for large trombone ensemble by composers Franz Biebl, Joseph Haydn and David Wilborn. Members of the Del Mar College Low Brass Studio will also perform several chamber works for trombone trio and mixed low brass ensemble. Directed by Dr. Donald Pinson, assistant professor of trombone and low brass at Del Mar College, the CCTS is a large and welcoming group of trombonists, including both music students at Del Mar College and amateur and professional musicians from across the Coastal Bend. The CCTS seeks to promote our instrument and build a community of trombonists through performances each fall and spring.

  • Sunday, March 6, 4 p.m., Wolfe Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center Music Building, Del Mar College East, Ayers at Kosar, free.
  • For more information, call 698-1604 or email dpinson@delmar.edu.

Sunday, March 6      
Del Mar Master Chorus and Concert Choir
As a gift to the Coastal Bend community, Del Mar College’s community and student choral ensembles—the Del Mar Master Chorus and DMC Concert Choir—and the First United Methodist Church’s Chancel Choir will perform a Choral Lenten Concert featuring “Requiem” by 19th and early 20th century French composer Gabriel Fauré. Dennis S. Richardson, associate professor of music and director of DMC choral activities, will direct over 120 singers who will lend their voices to this Lenten season performance. The program will include musicians from the Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra, solo performances by DMC Music Department voice professors Cynthia Longoria and Dr. Raphael Rada and the talent of FUMC organist Michael Mazzatenta.

  • Sunday, March 6, 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 900 S. Shoreline Blvd., free.
  • For more information, call 361-884-0391 or 361-698-1214 or visit www.ccfumc.com.

Tuesday, March 8
Del Mar College Music Faculty Performing a “Three B’s” Concert
Join the Del Mar College Music Department for an evening of Bach, Beethoven and Brahms. DMC music professor R. Todd Ehle will perform the Partita #1 in B minor for solo violin by J.S. Bach and then associate professor David Sutanto will perform Beethoven’s Piano Sonata Opus #109 in E Major. The two musicians will then perform Johannes Brahms’ Sonata #2 in A Major. The event is free and open to the public.

  • Tuesday, March 8, 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.

Wednesday, March 9
Del Mar College Music Department Honors Recital
Join the Del Mar College Music Department as they present the 64th Annual Honors Recital featuring some of the most talented student musicians in the Coastal Bend. The student musicians competed to earn their spot on the performance program. This year’s winners are pianist Bo-Ra Cho, flutist Mary Heatherley, cellist David Lescalleet, guitarist Zachary Munoz, trumpeter Tlaloc Perales, euphoniumist Camilo Salinas, tubist Aurelio Villarreal and baritonist Quentin Zundt.     

  • Wednesday, March 9, 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.

Thursday, March 10
Del Mar College Wind Ensemble and Chamber Singers Perform Spring Concert
Join the Del Mar College Music Department for an exciting night of amazing music making! Performing their first concert of the spring semester, the Chamber Singers will perform William Byrd’s Ave Verum Corpus, Johannes Brahms’ Von Elder Art, Houston Bright’s Never Tell Thy Love, Rhonda Sandburg’s Hallelujah and Tango to Evora arranged by John Washburn. Directed by Dr. Abel Saldivar Ramirez, the DMC Wind Ensemble will perform the Finale to the Shostokovich 5th Symphony, Manuel De Falla’s Ritual Fire Dance, Ferrer Ferran’s Los Barbas more. The Carroll High School Wind Ensemble will also perform during the evening concert.

  • Thursday, March 10, 7:30 p.m., Richardson Performance Hall, Del Mar College East, Ayers and Baldwin, free.
  • For more information, contact the DMC Music Office at 698-1214.

                       
Sunday, March 13
Former Del Mar College Music Majors Perform Musicale with Soprano
Former Del Mar College music majors soprano Peggy (Yoes) Barrett Alt and pianist Imelda Delgado will perform with the assistance of oboist Evelyn McCarty. Repertoire includes works by Handel and Mozart, Amy Beach, Matt Doran, William Grant Still, Sigmund Romberg and Victor Herbert. Alt returns to Corpus Christi from South Carolina, where she retired after a teaching and singing career in New York City. 

  • Sunday, March 13, 3 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.

Thursday, March 24
Del Mar College Jazz Combos in Concert
Del Mar College’s multiple jazz combos present a concert featuring a variety of styles. Hear the talents of the Del Mar Jazz Combo and the rhythm section of the Del Mar MWF Jazz Band, under the direction of David Irving, professor of music and jazz guitar.

  • Thursday, 7:30 p.m., Wolfe Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center Music Building, Del Mar College East, Ayers at Kosar, free.
  • For more information, contact David Irving at 698-1616 or dirving@delmar.edu.

Tuesday, March 29
Mariachi Del Mar in Concert
Del Mar College’s formal mariachi ensemble, Mariachi Del Mar, will perform traditional and nontraditional music under the direction of David Irving, professor of stage band and guitar.

  • Tuesday, March 29, 7:30 p.m., Wolfe Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center Music Building, Del Mar College East, Ayers at Kosar.
  • For more information, contact David Irving at 698-1616 or dirving@delmar.edu.              

Thursday, March 31
Recital with Guest Artist and Tubist Mike Forbes at Del Mar College
Hailed as “an outstanding tubist with a solid, colorful tone, terrific technical skills and dramatic flair” by the American Record Guide, tubist and composer Mike Forbes visits Del Mar College to present a recital featuring his own compositions for tuba and piano. Forbes will also work with Del Mar College Low Brass students during a masterclass at 2:30 p.m. the same day.

  • Thursday, March 31, 7:30 p.m., Wolfe Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center Music Building, Del Mar College East, Ayers at Kosar, free.
  • For more information, contact Dr. Donald Pinson at dpinson@delmar.edu or 698-1604.

Friday, April 1
Piano Master Class with Hye-Young Kim at Del Mar College
Hand-selected piano major students from Del Mar College will perform in a piano masterclass led by Dr. Hye-Young Kim, piano instructor at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Dr. Kim will offer her expertise in piano literature and technique on the pieces performed by the students.

  • Friday, April 1, 1 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.

Monday, April 4
Del Mar College Faculty Recital by Trombonist Dr. Donald Pinson
Del Mar College Music Department assistant professor Dr. Donald Pinson will present a diverse program of music for trombone and euphonium. Joined by music faculty pianist Dr. David Sutanto and trumpeter Dr. Scott Hagarty, this program will feature music by composers Guilmant, Hidas, Beethoven, Marcello and Turrin. 

  • Monday, April 4, 7:30 p.m., Wolfe Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center Music Building, Del Mar College East, Ayers at Kosar, free.
  • For more information, contact Dr. Donald Pinson at dpinson@delmar.edu or 698-1604.

Wednesday, April 6
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 6, noon, Harvin Student Center, Del Mar College East, Ayers at Kosar, free.
  • For more information, contact David Irving at 698-1616 or dirving@delmar.edu.

Sunday, April 10
Corpus Christi Chamber Orchestra at Del Mar College
The Corpus Christi Chamber Orchestra at Del Mar College will perform its fourth concert of the 2015-2016 season with J.S. Bach’s Suite #3, Jean Sibelius’ Karelia Suite and Haydn’s Symphony #100, the ‘Military.’ 

  • Sunday, April 10, 4 p.m., Wolfe Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center Music Building, Del Mar College East, Ayers at Kosar, free.
  • For more information, contact Todd Ehle at tehel@delmar.edu or 698-1223.

Thursday, April 14 
Del Mar College’s MWF Jazz Band with Trumpeter Steve Hawk
Feature artist and trumpeter Steve Hawk joins Del Mar College’s MWF Jazz Band for an evening playing big-band jazz in varying styles under the direction of Music faculty member David Irving. A jazz master class is also scheduled at 11 a.m. the same day in Room 153 of the Fine Arts Center Music Building. Both events are free. 

  • Thursday, April 14, 7:30 p.m., Richardson Performance Hall, Del Mar College East, Ayers and Baldwin, free.
  • For more information, contact David Irving at 698-1616 or dirving@delmar.edu.

Saturday, April 16
Pops in the Park Concert with Del Mar Master Chorus and Concert Choir
Del Mar Master Chorus, Concert Choir and Coastal Bend Festival Chorus share the stage with the Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra during the annual Pops in the Park concert. Enjoy an evening of music from popular adventure movies to include vocal selections from Star Wars, The Phantom Menace and Superman.

  • Saturday, April 16, 7 p.m., Whataburger Field, 734 E. Port Ave.
  • For more information, contact the CCSO office at 361-883-6683.

Tuesday, April 19
Composition Studio Recital at Del Mar College
This music event showcases new music and world premieres of the latest works composed by Del Mar College students. Composers include Susana Diaz-Lopez, Benjamin Guthrie, Daniel Perez, David Park, Stephen Stebbins, Christopher Rodriguez, Adrian Ramirez, Suzanne Chiu and Shayna Sands. 

  • Tuesday, April 19, 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.

Wednesday, April 20
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 20, noon, Harvin Student Center, Del Mar College East, Ayers at Kosar, free.
  • For more information, contact David Irving at 698-1616 or dirving@delmar.edu.

Thursday, April 21
Del Mar College Classical Guitar Ensemble in Concert
The Del Mar College Classical Guitar Ensemble will perform a concert featuring works by composers Georg Christoph Wagenseil, Manuel de Falla and Astor Piazzolla as well as arrangements of two popular mariachi songs “La Sandunga” and “Son de la Negra.” Highlighting the evening is a performance of “Blue Tango” by Leroy Anderson, “L’eau Vive” by G. Beart and “Farruca” by students from Carroll, King, Moody and Ray High Schools and the Del Mar Guitar Ensemble under the direction by guest conductor Keith Justus.

  • Thursday, April 21, 7:30 p.m., Wolfe Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center Music Building, Del Mar College East, Ayers at Kosar.
  • For more information, contact the DMC Music Office at 698-1214.

Saturday, April 23
Del Mar College Faculty Recital with Guitarist Philip Hii
Enjoy an evening of classical music as Del Mar College Music faculty member Philip Hii performs a solo recital of music from the Baroque to the present. On the program is Fernando Sor’s Sonata, Op. 22 dedicated to Spanish revolutionary Manuel Godoy and Tarrega’s Capricho Arabe. Additionally, flamenco pieces, including a flamenco study by Juan Serrano recently transcribed from an early recording by Mr. Hii, will be part of the evening’s recital.

  • Saturday, April 23, 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.

Tuesday, April 26
Del Mar College Percussion Ensemble and Corpus Christi All-Star Percussion Ensemble in Concert
The Del Mar College Percussion Ensemble presents their spring concert under the direction of Dr. Neil Sisauyhoat. The concert features the talents of some of the finest local high school percussionists performing in the Corpus Christi All-Star Percussion Ensemble, directed by DMC’s Dr. Sisauyhoat and Dr. Matthew McClung from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. In addition to traditional music from Brazil, the concert includes works by Eugene Novotney and Del Mar’s Paul Bissell, among others.

  • Tuesday, April 26, 7:30 p.m., Richardson Performance Hall, Del Mar College East, Ayers and Baldwin, free.
  • For more information, contact Dr. Neil Sisauyhoat at 698-1623.

Wednesday, April 27
Piano Recital with Guest Artist Hye-Young Kim
Pianist Dr. Hye-Young Kim has appeared as a soloist, chamber musician and collaborative pianist throughout the United States, Europe and Asia. At Del Mar College, Dr. Kim will perform a solo piano recital featuring Haydn’s sonata, Schumann’s Symphonic Etudes and Ravel’s Miroirs. Recent career highlights include her debut performance in Carnegie Weil Recital Hall as the first prize-winner of American Protégé International Romantic Music Competition in 2012. She has also performed Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 3 with the Ukraine Philharmonic Orchestra. A sought-after chamber musician, Dr. Kim has collaborated with internationally renowned musicians, such as Wookyung Kim, Demarre McGill and Stefan Milenkovich. Dr. Kim currently serves as the collaborative pianist at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi and the pianist for Victoria Symphony Orchestra.

  • Wednesday, April 27, 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.

Thursday, April 28
DMC Wind Ensemble and the Corpus Christi Wind Symphony
Join the Del Mar College Music Department for an exciting night of amazing masterworks for winds! The DMC Wind Ensemble will perform their second concert of the spring semester with music by Maslanka and Lauridsen. The concert will also include the world premiere of a work written by composer Nathan Felix entitled In the Key of Mr. G. This music is the product of a consortium intended to celebrate the life of South Texas music icon Mr. Eddie Galvan. The Corpus Christi Wind Symphony will be the featured guest wind ensemble. 

  • Thursday, April 28, 7:30 p.m., Richardson Performance Hall, Del Mar College East, Ayers and Baldwin, free.
  • For more information, contact the DMC Music Office at 698-1214.

Sunday, May 1
Del Mar Concert Choir Performs Spring Concert
Join the Concert Choir as they perform their spring finale program featuring Knut Nystedt’s Cry Out & Shout, Michael Hennagin’s Walking on the Green Grass, Rupert Langs Bell Mass, and Z. Randall Stroope’s How Can I Keep from Singing.

  • Sunday, May 1, 3 p.m., Wolfe Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center Music Building, Del Mar College East, Ayers at Kosar, free.
  • For information, contact Dennis Richardson at 698-1352 or drichardson@delmar.edu.

    
Tuesday, May 3
Del Mar College Student Brass Ensembles in Concert
The Del Mar College student brass ensembles will present an evening of music with a wide range of styles and instrumentation. A full semester’s worth of music study and preparation will culminate with the trumpet ensemble performing works by Bach, Mohaupt and others. The horn ensemble will present works by DiLasso, Wagner and Shaw. The trombone trio and tuba-euphonium quartet will perform the music of Grieg, Bruckner and Tcherepin.

  • Tuesday, May 3, 7:30 p.m., Wolfe Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center Music Building, Del Mar College East, Ayers at Kosar, free.
  • For more information, call 698-1604.

Saturday, May 7        
Mother’s Day Concert by the Del Mar Master Chorus
In honor of Mother’s Day, the Del Mar Master Chorus will feature a choral program of works by women composers. Featured pieces include works by Amy Beach, Alice Parker, Emily Walker, Williametta Spencer, Abbie Bettinis and Emma Lou Diemer.

  • Saturday, May 7, 7:30 p.m., Richardson Performance Hall, Del Mar College East, Ayers at Baldwin, free.
  • For more information contact, Dennis Richardson at 698-1352 or drichardson@delmar.edu.