Calendar of Music Events
MUSIC AT DEL MAR COLLEGE
February - March 2014
Thursday, February 20
Russian Pianist Yury Martinov Returns to Del Mar College
He made his American performance debut at Del Mar College last April. Russian pianist Yury Martinov, a master keyboardist who is internationally renowned for his versatile repertoire, returns to perform again. Sponsored by the Del Mar College Music Department and Cultural Programs Committee, Martinov’s repertoires run from baroque to 20th Century pieces played on modern piano, harpsichord, clavichord and pianoforte, which is an 18th century predecessor to the modern piano. The pianist serves as chair of the Department of Keyboard Instruments and of Chamber Music Ensembles of the Department of Historical and Contemporary Performance Art at Moscow “P.I. Tchakovsky” Conservatory. Martinov’s artistry and technical excellence has earned the pianist numerous first place prizes in some of the most prestigious piano competitions in Europe. His awards include First Prize at the 1991 Maria Canals competition in Spain, the 1993 Ennio Porrino competition in Italy and the 1999 W.A. Mozart Competition in Salzburg, Austria.
- Thursday, Feb. 20, 7:30 p.m., Wolfe Recital Hall, Fine Arts Music Building, Del Mar College East, Ayers at Kosar, free.
- For more information, call 698-1605 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, February 22
Corpus Christi Chamber Music Society and DMC Music Department Present La Fenice
Widely recognized as some of the most admired musicians performing before the public, La Fenice members include violinist Catherine Cho, viola player Maria Lambros, oboist Peggy Pearson, cellist Marcy Rosen and pianist Diane Walsh. The ensemble formalized their long musical association after the
terrible events of Sept. 11, 2001. La Fenice, which is Italian for “phoenix,” was inspired by the image of the mythical bird that rises reborn from the ashes and symbolizes beauty and the immortality of art. La Fenice has performed at festivals and chamber series throughout the country. Tickets are available at the door for $25. Free student passes are available in advance in Del Mar College’s Music Office, Room 102, Fine Arts Music Building on the East Campus on Ayers.
- Saturday, Feb. 22, 7:30 p.m., Wolfe Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center Music Building, Del Mar College East, Ayers at Kosar.
- For more information, call the Chamber Music Society at 361-888-7785.
Monday, February 24
Solo Recital with Guest Trombonist Ainsley Davis at Del Mar College
The Del Mar College Music Department presents guest musician and solo trombonist Ainsley Davis, who will perform a program featuring French music for trombone and piano. Pieces include works by composers Guilmant, Saint-Saens, Bozza, Defaye and Casterede. Davis is a member of the United States Air Force Band of the West in San Antonio and is a Portland native.
- Monday, Feb. 24, 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 or email@example.com.
Wednesday, February 26
Del Mar Jazz Bands Informal Concert
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. The bands will perform under the direction of David Irving, professor of stage band and guitar with the DMC Music Department.
- Wednesday, Feb. 26, noon, Harvin Student Center, Del Mar College East, Dicianna Drive off Baldwin Blvd., free.
- For more information, contact David Irving at 698-1616 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, February 28
Carl Lewis Memorial Scholarship Concert and Grand Opening of the New Music Building Expansion
To honor the late Judge Carl Lewis and raise funds for the Carl Lewis Memorial Scholarship, this concert features a diverse, eclectic evening of music with a variety of musical and singing performances, including piano, guitar, string, brass, klezmer clarinet and baritone. Judge Lewis’s former band, The Deadbeats, will also give a special blues performance in Studio A, one of two new, state-of-the-art recording studios in the newly refurbished Fine Arts Music Building. Additionally, the South Texas Broadcasting System will air the event live on KEDT Radio (90.3 FM) and KVRT Radio (90.7 FM in Victoria). This event also serves as the opening celebration of the Fine Arts Music Building. While free, organizers welcome donations toward the Carl Lewis Memorial Scholarship fund.
- Friday, Feb. 28, 7:30 p.m., Wolfe Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center Music Building, Del Mar College East, Ayers at Kosar, free.
- For more information, call the Music Office at 698-1214.
Sunday, March 2
Spring Choral Concert with the Del Mar College Concert Choir and Chamber Singers
The Del Mar Concert Choir and Chamber Singers will combine to perform a concert of songs from a wide variety of composers, styles and languages. Join the ensembles to hear a variety of selections, including Brazilian folk song “Eu e Voce” sung in Portuguese; “Simona Mi Dimona,” a Jewish folk song; folk songs of Early Canada; Latin church music by Polish, Austrian and Norwegian composers; English Madrigals; Irish and American folk songs; and a rousing spiritual piece, “Let me Fly.” The performance includes accompaniment by pianist Judy Mellenbruch and DMC percussionists.
- Sunday, March 2, 3 p.m., Wolfe Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center Music Building, Del Mar College East, Ayers at Kosar, free.
- For more information, call the Music Office at 698-1214.
Thursday, March 6
Del Mar College Wind Ensemble Concert
The Del Mar College Music Department presents an exciting night of amazing masterworks for winds! Directed by Dr. Abel Saldivar Ramirez, the DMC Wind Ensemble will perform music by Prokofiev, Shostakovich, Gershwin and others with featured soloist DMC Music faculty member Dr. Donald Pinson, assistant professor of trombone. Dr. Pinson will perform William Goldstein’s trombone concerto, COLLOQUY.
- Thursday, March 6, 7:30 p.m., Richardson Performance Hall, Del Mar College East, Ayers and Baldwin, free.
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 email@example.com.