46th Season  2014-2015

Fall 2014

October 3
Eden Espinosa, vocalist

October 17
Sean Chen, pianist

November 8
Kenneth Walker Dance Project

December 20 & 21
The Nutcracker


Spring 2015

March 6
Alan Chan Jazz Orchestra

March 13
Nathan Stark, bass

April 12
Southern California Brass Consortium

June 26
Ilumina Dance Project


 

 

ORDER
TICKETS
ONLINE
NOW!

 

 

 

Subscribe
& Save...Call

1-800
832-ARTS

 

 

 

 

ORDER
TICKETS
ONLINE
NOW!

 

 

 

 

 

 

ORDER
TICKETS
ONLINE
NOW!

 

Fall 2014

Eden Espinosa

Friday, October 3, 2014 at 8 pm
EDEN ESPINOSA, vocalist

Eden Espinosa was born and raised in Southern California. She is most recognized for her portrayal of Elphaba in the Broadway production of Wicked. She has also performed the role of the “green witch” in both Los Angeles and San Francisco to critical acclaim. Other musical theater accomplishments include originating the title character in Brooklyn the Musical from the original workshop through its Broadway run, starring as Flora in the Reprise Theater Company’s production of Flora the Red Menace, and playing Maureen in the closing company of RENT, the final performance of which was filmed live for Sony DVD/Blu-ray.

Marsee Auditorium  $26
Buy Online

Sean Chen

Friday, October 17, 2014 at 8 pm
SEAN CHEN, piano
2013 Van Cliburn Crystal Award Winner

Crystal Award Winner Sean Chen, the first American to win a prize since 1997, won fans with his “exceptional ability to connect with an audience combined with an easy virtuosity” (Huffington Post). Also the 2013 Christel DeHaan Classical Fellow of the American Pianists Association, highlights of his 2013-14 season include return invitations to perform with the Indianapolis and Fort Worth Symphony Orchestras, performances at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam and Jordan Hall in Boston, and the release of a live CD of his competition performances in fall 2013 on the harmonia mundi usa label, featuring works by Brahms, Beethoven, and Bartók. An advocate of new music, Mr. Chen has collaborated with several composers to perform their works, including Michael Williams, Nicco Athens, Michael Gilbertson, and Reinaldo Moya. “There’s an undeniable spark in Chen’s playing that keeps the ears engaged.” -Donald Rosenberg, The Plain Dealer (Cleveland)

Marsee Auditorium  $26
Buy Online



Courtesy of the Van Cliburn Foundation

Kenneth Walker Dance Project

Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 8 pm
KENNETH WALKER DANCE COMPANY
A Contemporary Dance Company
Kenneth Walker
, artistic director


Founded in 2004, the Kenneth Walker Dance Project (KWDP) has a reputation for presenting performances which meld collaboration between interesting music, talented dancers and innovative movement to create a meaningful artistic experience. Mr. Walker’s choreography has been well received by audiences and respected dance artists alike. The company reflects the community we reside in with dancers of all ethnicities and backgrounds gracing the stages on which KWDP performs. KWDP’s vision is to bring the artist and audience to the poetics of the human condition. Inherent in this vision are several tensions: taking artistic risks without leaving the audience behind and the transforming capacity of art and its power to affect human life will fulfill these objectives.

Marsee Auditorium  $18
Buy Online

The Nutcracker

Friday, December 20, 21 2014 at 2 pm
THE NUTCRACKER

Under the artistic direction of Diane Lauridsen and assistant director Elijah Pressman, nationally known South Bay Ballet delivers a holiday confection for savvy ballet audiences who are looking for impeccably trained artists and a creative, accessible interpretation of Tchaikovsky’s classic. Grandmother Clara tells the story of a young girl on Christmas Eve, dreaming a lush and vivid fantasy of her faithful Nutcracker Prince escorting her to the Kingdom of Sweets, where she becomes his beautiful, grown-up ballerina–and isn't that every girl’s Christmas wish? Choreography by Charles Maple.

Marsee Auditorium  $30  (Children 12 and under - $20)
Buy Online

Spring 2015

Alan Chan Jazz Orchestra

Friday, March 6, 2015 at 8 pm
ALAN CHAN JAZZ ORCHESTRA

From "Rancho Calaveras" to "Shrimp Tale"Alan Chan, Composer and Leader

“Chan has given Los Angeles a jazz big band with an utterly unique tonal personality.”-Kirk Silsbee, DownBeat Magazine
The Alan Chan Jazz Orchestra (ACJO) has become a rising star in the big band scene in Los Angeles in recent years. Following a successful release of their debut album Shrimp Tale and Rancho Calaveras EP, 17-piece ACJO, which is comprised of first call musicians in Los Angeles to perform Alan’s genre-shaking compositions. Alan’s music often takes inspiration from his life as a resident in various parts of the world and raises awareness of current issues, one being environmental protection. Winner of the 2011 ArtEZ International Jazz Composition Contest in the Netherlands, his works can be heard in an array of venues serving classical (Taiwan National Concert Hall), experimental (the Stone, NYC) and jazz (Catalina Jazz Club).

Marsee Auditorium  $20  
Buy Online

Nathan Stark

Friday, March 13, 2015 at 8 pm
NATHAN STARK, bass
Henri Venanzi, piano

Praised by The Washington Post as having a voice of “unearthly power,” Nathan Stark from Hughson, California has performed on operatic, concert and recital stages throughout the United States, Europe and China. Mr. Stark has established himself as an emerging artist in the opera community, having already performed at the Metropolitan Opera, Madison Opera and Cincinnati Opera to name a few. Well versed in opera as well as in oratorio, Mr. Stark’s program will include Ibert’s Quatre Chansons de Don Quichotte, a new song cycle by American composer Scott Grendel titled What We Did Not Know along with songs and arias of Handel, Rossini, Verdi, and Broadway favorites.

Marsee Auditorium  $24  
Buy Online

Southern California Brass Consortium

Sunday, April 12, 2015 at 7 pm
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA BRASS CONSORTIUM

Founded in 2013, the Southern California Brass Consortium (SCBC) grew out of the desire to form a large, professional brass ensemble that performs challenging, yet accessible music. SCBC has already premiered works by American Composers and has shared the stage with the Southern California Children’s Chorus. Their program will include works by Alfred Reed, Scott Ninmer, Rossano Galante, Domenico Gabrielli along with works by local and film composers. There is nothing quite as exhilarating as the sound of brass and percussion.

Marsee Auditorium  $26  
Buy Online

Ilumina Dance Project

Friday, June 26, 2015 at 8 pm
ILUMINA DANCE PROJECT
Shoji Yamasaki, choreographer

With eclectic and awe-inspiring dances, Ilumina Dance Project will be premiering Increments and Want in a one night show. The story of time is told in Increments: examining the philosophy of time and the significance of chronological order in our temporal existence. In Want, dancers blend theatricality and innovative movement to express greed in a variety of ways, influenced by the nature of human relationships.

Marsee Auditorium  $15  
Buy Online

Back to the Top

Home | Season Calendar | Order Tickets | Campus Map | El Camino College

 

 Last Published 7/2/14