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Corpus Christi Chamber Orchestra at Del Mar College in Concert
The Corpus Christi Chamber Orchestra at Del Mar College presents their third concert of the 2017-2018 season. The performance features Le Roi S’Amuse, a concert Suite by Delibes, as well as selections from The Algerienne Suite by Saint-Saëns. The program also features director Todd Ehle and concertmaster Oscar Dodier performing Vivaldi’s Concerto for Two Violins, Op. 3, No. 8.

  • Sunday, Feb. 11, 4 p.m., Wolfe Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center Music Building, Del Mar College East Campus, Ayers at Kosar.
  • For more information, contact DMC Music faculty member Todd Ehle at 361-698-1223 or tehle@delmar.edu.

Guest Pianists Recital at Del Mar College
Piano students and faculty from the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley School of Music will present a recital featuring highlights among the piano repertoire alongside lesser-known selections. Student undergraduate pianists will perform works by Liszt, Debussy, Chopin and Haydn. Faculty performances by Dr. Brendan Kinsella, Dr. Shoko Kinsella, Dr. Kenneth Saxon and Dr. Juan Pablo Andrade will feature works by Rzewski (Down by the Riverside), Beethoven (Sonata in A-flat, op. 110), Chopin, (selections from Preludes, Op. 28) and others.

  • Monday, Feb. 12, 7:30 p.m., Wolfe Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center Music Building, Del Mar College East Campus, Ayers at Kosar.

Del Mar College Music Department Honors Recital

Join the Del Mar College Music Department as they present the 66th 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 guitarist Diego Elizondo, pianist Alexandra Flint, percussionist Jonathon Garcia, alto saxophonist Rene Gomez III, hornist Manuel Jasso, and euphoniumist Joseph Salinas.

  • Monday, February 19, 7:30 p.m., Wolfe Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center Music Building, Del Mar College East.

South Texas Guitar Showcase at Del Mar College

Del Mar College’s Music Department announces the premier of the South Texas Guitar Showcase. Don’t miss an evening of solo and ensemble guitar music featuring top guitar students from area high schools.

  • Thursday, March 1, 7 p.m., Wolfe Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center Music Building, Del Mar College East Campus, Ayers at Kosar.

South Texas Brass Symposium
Del Mar College will host the Third Annual South Texas Brass Symposium, a two-day event featuring world-class brass musicians and the region’s finest brass players and teachers. DMC is collaborating with the Corpus Christi Chamber Music Society to present the American Brass Quintet as the featured guest artists for an evening concert on Saturday, March 3. The Corpus Christi Brass Quintet will also present a recital on Friday at 7:30 p.m. Go to www.delmar.edu/stbs for more information.

  • Friday, March 2, symposium begins at 5 p.m. and continuing all day Saturday, March 3, (10 a.m.) Wolfe Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center Music Building, Del Mar College East Campus. Registration for the Symposium is $10, which includes admission to all events.
  • Free ticket to the Saturday evening concert with the American Brass Quintet for the first 50 STBS attendees.

The Corpus Christi Chamber Music Society Presents the American Brass Quintet
Best to plan ahead as this event is likely to sell out. Hailed by Newsweek as “the high priests of brass,” the American Brass Quintet is internationally recognized as one of the premiere chamber music ensembles of our time and celebrated for peerless leadership in the brass world. Their program includes a variety of works ranging from the Consort Music of Elizabethan and Jacobean England to newly commissioned works by contemporary composers Phillip Lasser and Eric Ewazen. Tickets are $25 at the door. Advance tickets available at http://corpuschristichambermusic.org.

  • Saturday, March. 3, 7:30 p.m., Wolfe Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center Music Building, Del Mar College East Campus, Ayers at Kosar.
  • For more information, contact DMC Music faculty member Susan Sturman at 361-698-1612 or ssturman@delmar.edu.

MWF Jazz Band with the Carroll High School Jazz Band
The MWF Jazz Band will present a joint concert with the Carroll High School Jazz Band featuring a mix of big band jazz standards and classics from composers and arrangers like Sammy Nestico, Irving Berlin, Mike Tomaro, Bob Curnow and others.

  • Tuesday, March 6, 7:30 p.m., Richardson Performance Hall, Del Mar College, East Campus, Ayers and Baldwin.
  • For more information, contact DMC Music faculty member Scott Hagarty at 361-361-698-1602 or shagarty@delmar.edu.

Wind Ensemble Concert
The Del Mar College Wind Ensemble with Dr. Cynthia Bridges, conductor, and Mr. John Bridges, conductor, will perform a concert of Wind Band Classics. Make plans to come and enjoy an evening of great music.

  • Thursday, March 8 , 7:30 p.m., Richardson Performance Hall, Del Mar College, East Campus, Ayers and Baldwin.

Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra and Del Mar Master Chorus in Concert Symphony Spectacular
The Del Mar Master Chorus is collaborating with the Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra again to perform Borodin’s Polovtsian Dances and Ravel’s Daphnis et Chloe.

  • Saturday, March 10, 7:30 p.m., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, Performing Arts Center, 6300 Ocean Drive.
  • For more information, contact the Symphony Office at 883-6683.

Bartok’s masterpiece for Two Pianos and Percussion
Join Del Mar College faculty member Neil Sisauyhoat and Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi faculty members Sangmi Lim, Matthew McClung and Dino Mulic, for an enchanting evening of music for pianos and percussion. The program will feature Bela Bartok’s masterpiece, Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion, Songs by Chabrier, Ravel’s Alborada del Gracioso arranged for two marimbas and Anders Koppel’s Toccata for vibraphone and marimba.

  • Friday, March 23, 7:30 p.m., Wolfe Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center Music Building, Del Mar College East Campus, Ayers at Kosar.

The Corpus Christi Chamber Music Society Presents the Tesla Quartet
Formed at the Juilliard School in 2008, the Tesla Quartet takes inspiration from the words of Nikola Tesla, “Though free to think and act, we are held together, like stars in the firmament, with ties inseparable.” The Tesla Quartet views music as this incredible, binding force and strives to create meaningful connections with their audiences. The string quartet will present works by Beethoven, Bartok, Bark and Respighi. Tickets are $25 at the door. Free to students with valid student DMC I.D. Advance tickets available at http://corpuschristichambermusic.org.

  • Saturday, March 24, 7:30 p.m., Wolfe Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center Music Building, Del Mar College East, Ayers at Kosar.
  • For more information, contact DMC Music faculty member Susan Sturman at 361-698-1612 or ssturman@delmar.edu.

Del Mar College Concert Choir Performance of William Byrd’s Mass for Three Voices
The Del Mar College Concert Choir will perform William Byrd’s “Mass for Three Voices” at the Pax Christi, an acoustic for which this piece was written.

  • Wednesday, April 4, 7:30 p.m., Pax Christi Sisters for Corpus Christi, 4601 Calallen Dr.
  • For more information, contact Dr. Greg Graf at 361-698-1352 or ggraf2@delmar.edu.