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Early Spring Concerts at MiraCosta College

Oceanside CA— MiraCosta College has an exciting lineup of concerts set for early spring. All concerts will be held on the Oceanside Campus, located at 1 Barnard Drive.

 True North & Frequency Vocal Jazz

Hear Frequency Vocal Jazz in a special send-off concert before they travel to San Jose for their featured performance at the California State Music Educator’s Conference. They will be joined by Los Angeles-based professional vocal jazz group True North (Katie Campbell, Sharmila Lash, Fletcher Sheridan, and Matt Falker).

Sunday, February 5, 3 p.m. in the MiraCosta College Concert Hall.

MOJO in Concert

In January 2017 our two-time Downbeat Award-winning band traveled to New Orleans for a special performance at the Jazz Education Network Conference. The performance, presented again here, featured the unpublished works of our guest artists including Benny Golson, Mike Stern, Brian Bromberg, Fred Wesley, Ernie Watts, and director Steve Torok.

Sunday, February 12, 3:00 p.m. in the MiraCosta College Concert Hall.

Carl Orff: Carmina Burana

This epic symphonic work of medieval texts on the pleasures and perils of life includes the powerful “O Fortuna.” MiraCosta choirs along with invited choirs from Palomar College and the children’s choir from the North Coast Singers join the MiraCosta Symphony Orchestra for both performances. Directed by Branden Muresan.

Saturday, March 18 7:30 p.m. in the MiraCosta College Concert Hall.

Sunday, March 19, 3:00 p.m. in the MiraCosta College Concert Hall.

Jazz Collective Presents the Music of Prince

In 2016, the world was shocked by the sudden death of pop music icon Prince. Professor Steve Torok continues his ongoing lecture/ performance series with a discussion of Prince’s music and the many connections to jazz and blues. The MiraCosta College Jazz Collective presents “original” interpretations of his biggest hits.

Wednesday, March 29, 1 p.m. (FREE…bring your lunch)  7:30 p.m. (paid admission)

Music Bldg. 2200, Studio A

 

Ticket prices for each concert: general admission, $10; students/seniors $8. Tickets are available online at www.miracosta.edu/buytix or call the Box Office at 760.795.6815.

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