Fall  2019 Concerts:

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  • TICKET PRICES: General Admission: $10  – Students/Seniors/Staff: $8  (unless otherwise noted)
  • LOCATION:    All concerts will be held in the Concert Hall, Bldg. 2400, Oceanside Campus  (unless otherwise noted.)

Matt Falker with the Mattson 2

Come join MiraCosta College music faculty Matt Falker (vocals/piano), Jared Mattson (guitar), Jonathan Mattson (drums), and friends for an entertaining, collaborative night of music. Matt will sing and play a set of re-envisioned jazz standards in preparation for a presentation at the International Jazz Voice Conference in Helsinki, Finland. The Mattson 2 psych-jazz duo will present songs from their collection of original music, including their eighth and most recent album release, Paradise.

Thursday, September 26  //  7:30 p.m.

Music Bldg. 2200, Studio A Oceanside Campus

David Bergstedt Piano Recital

David Bergstedt, a 2010 graduate of MiraCosta College’s Music Program, returns to present a recital of piano masterworks. At the center of the program is Schubert’s monumental final Piano Sonata in B-flat, D. 960, joined by Bach’s Italian Concerto and Debussy’s neoclassical suite Pour le Piano. After his time at MiraCosta, David has continued on to graduate studies in piano performance, first at Cal State University Fullerton and now at Arizona State University, where he will present this program in his first doctoral recital.

Sunday, September 29  //  3 p.m.

MiraCosta Symphony Orchestra

Please join the MiraCosta College Symphony Orchestra’s first concert of the 2019–2020 season. We will be featuring the orchestra in an evening of firsts, featuring Gustav Mahler’s monumental Symphony No. 1 “The Titan”, in addition to other delights from the repertoire. Directed by Branden Muresan.

Saturday, October 12  //  7:30 p.m.

Sunday, October 13  //  3 p.m.

Frequency Sneak Peek

Get your first look at this year’s Frequency Vocal Jazz Program! This preview concert will prepare the choir to travel to San Luis Obispo to perform at the Cuesta College Vocal Jazz Festival in November, and celebrate the release of their second CD. Repertoire will be presented by the full choir and by selected soloists. Directed by Matt Falker.

Thursday, October 24  //  7:30 p.m.

MOJO & Jazz Collective

The MiraCosta College five-time DownBeat award-winning jazz bands share the stage for this one-night event. MOJO, DownBeat’s 2017 Community College National Winner, and the Jazz Collective will perform music by renowned past and present composers and arrangers, including student and faculty works.

Friday, October 25  //  7:30 p.m.

Choirs in Concert

The MiraCosta College Concert Chorale and Chamber Choir join together to perform masterpieces by iconic composers from “The Seventies”—1770s, 1870s, and 1970s. Audiences will enjoy Mozart’s classical melodies of the 1770s, Brahms’ romantic textures from 1870s, and some surprises in choral writing from the 1970s.

Preview Performance: Thursday, November 21 7:30 p.m.

Silent Auction/Costume Contest (Best ’70s Attire): Friday, November 22 6:30 p.m.

Concert: Friday, November 22  //  7:30 p.m.

Classical Music Major Recital

This performance, accompanied by Michael Munson, showcases outstanding students in piano, voice, and instruments in the Classical Music Program at MiraCosta College.

Monday, November 25  // 7:30 p.m.

MiraCosta Symphony Orchestra

Celebrate the season with the MiraCosta College Symphony Orchestra and choirs as we present two nights of music for the season. The stage will be set to entertain all ages, and audiences will enjoy a variety of music, from Handel’s Messiah to favorite holiday classics. This 75-minute concert is performed without an intermission. Directed by Branden Muresan.

Wednesday, December 4  // 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, December 5  // 7:30 p.m.

Frequency Winter Concert

The DownBeat award-winning, Frequency Vocal Jazz Program, will feature ensemble repertoire as well as performances by selected soloists. Many songs will be selected from the Great American Songbook and performed either a cappella or with our student rhythm section. Directed by Matt Falker.

Saturday, December 7  // 7:30 p.m.

MOJO & the Jazz Collective in Concert

The MiraCosta College jazz bands share the stage for this one-night event. MOJO, DownBeat’s 2017 Community College National Winner, and the Jazz Collective will perform music by renowned past and present composers and arrangers, including student and faculty works.

Sunday, December 8  // 7:30 p.m.

Pop Ensemble/ Jazz Music Majors

This performance showcases the top jazz and commercial music majors along with some of MiraCosta College’s jazz faculty. The performance includes a debut performance from the newly formed Pop Music Ensemble which is under the direction of Terry Carter.

Monday, December 9  // 7:30 p.m.

Fridays at Noon

The public is invited to performances by MiraCosta College music majors which occur most Fridays during the semester. Concerts are 30-45 minutes long. Check for listings. Free Admission.