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OCC Symphony & Choral Ensembles
Season-opening Gala Concert
Maxim Kuzin and Eliza Rubenstein, conductors
Hear Rossini’s elegant and witty overture to the opera The Barber of Seville; the magnetic melodies of Fauré’s famous Pavane, and the cheer of Franz Schubert’s Symphony No. 5 and Tantum Ergo, featuring the combined forces of the OCC Symphony, Chamber Singers, and Chorale.
Saturday, October 7, 7:30 p.m., Robert B. Moore Theatre
Tickets $15, $10 with student ID

OCC Wind Ensemble
Classics IV
Dana Wheaton, director
Terrific orchestral transcriptions and wind masterworks!
Sunday, November 5, 3:00 p.m.
Robert B. Moore Theatre
Tickets $5 in advance, $7 at the door

OCC Symphony
European Dialogues
Maxim Kuzin, conductor
Experience the unparalleled beauty and might of the European classical music tradition in this concert of famous classics.
Saturday, November 11, 7:30 pm
Robert B. Moore Theatre
Tickets $15, $10 with student ID

Piano Scholarship Winners Recital
Brian Gould, director
OCC Piano Scholarship Winners perform classical masterworks on our beautiful Steinway concert grand piano.
Wednesday, October 25, 7:30 p.m.
OCC Music Recital Hall
Tickets $10

OCC Chamber Singers and Chorale
Fall Choral-Vocal Showcase
Our choral ensembles and talented soloists treat you to an evening of music old and new!
Saturday, November 18, 7:30 p.m.
Robert B. Moore Theatre
Tickets $10

Musical Theatre Workshop
Beth Hansen, director; Beth Syverson, piano
Enjoy an evening of musical theatre performed by the Advanced Performance Students. This performance will feature songs by prolific composers of America’s true musical invention: musical theatre.
Saturday, December 2, 7:30 p.m.
Robert B. Moore Theatre
Tickets $10

OCC Jazz Ensembles
Paul Navidad and Dana Wheaton, directors
Join OCC’s jazz ensembles for an evening of classic and contemporary big band jazz. Guest artists TBA.
Monday, December 4, 7:30 p.m.
Tickets $8 in advance, $10 at the door

OCC Wind Ensemble
15th Annual Christmas Concert
Dana Wheaton, director
Festive fluff to put you in a holiday mood!
Wednesday, December 13, 6:30 p.m.
OCC Student Center
Free admission

OCC Classical Guitar Ensemble
Adam Pettit, director
Soloists, small ensembles, and a large orchestra of classical guitars perform repertoire of the Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, and modern eras. The second half of the concert will feature a performance by an acclaimed guest artist.
Sunday, December 10, 3:00 p.m.
Robert B. Moore Theatre
Tickets $10

OCC Studio Guitar Ensemble
Dave Murdy, director
Hear ensemble and combo pieces from various musical styles, including pop, jazz, rock Latin, and more!
Monday, December 11, 7:30 p.m.
Robert B. Moore Theatre
Tickets $10

OCC Opera Magnifica
Susan Ali, director
Orange Coast College Students and Community Members join together for the annual Opera Magnifica extravaganza! This year’s program will include scenes from La Bohème, The Mikado, Lakmé, The Merry Widow, La Clemenza di Tito...and more! Join us for an enchanting evening of scenes from classic opera and operetta.
Friday, February 23, 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, February 24, 3:00 and 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, February 25, 3:00 p.m.
OCC Music Recital Hall
Tickets $10

OCC Symphony 
Computer Games….Unplugged!
Maxim Kuzin, conductor
Whether you're a gamer or not, you'll love this rare chance to discover the hidden richness of the best music from an unlikely source: computer games!
Saturday, March 3, 7:30 pm
Robert B. Moore Theatre

Tickets $15, $10 with student ID

OCC Chamber Singers and Long Beach Chorale & Chamber Orchestra
Johannes Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem
Eliza Rubenstein, conductor
The Brahms Requiem is one of the undisputed monuments of Western music, and our most elite choral ensemble is joined by the acclaimed LBCCO for a full performance of this heart-stopping work.
Saturday, March 24, 7:30 p.m.
Robert B. Moore Theatre
Tickets $15, $10 with student ID

Piano Scholarship Winners Recital
Brian Gould, director
OCC Piano Scholarship Winners perform classical masterworks on our beautiful Steinway concert grand piano.
Wednesday, April 25, 7:30 p.m.
OCC Music Recital Hall
Tickets $10

OCC Jazz Ensembles
Paul Navidad and Dana Wheaton, directors
Join OCC’s jazz ensembles for an evening of classic and contemporary big band jazz. Guest artists TBA.
Monday, April 30, 7:30 p.m.
Tickets $8 in advance, $10 at the door

OCC Wind Ensemble
Little Screen, Big Screen
Dana Wheaton, director
Favorites from television and film!
Sunday, May 6, 3:00 p.m.
Robert B. Moore Theatre
Tickets $5 in advance, $7 at the door

OCC Symphony & OCC Dance Department
Carmen & Company
Maxim Kuzin and José Costas, directors
The first half of this concert features Tchaikovsky's gorgeous Serenade for Strings. In the second, the OCC Symphony collaborate to present Rodion Shchedrin's spectacular one-act ballet Carmen Suite—based on the music of Bizet's opera Carmen—featuring a special appearance by the students and faculty of the OCC Dance Department!
Saturday, May 12, 7:30 pm
Robert B. Moore Theatre
Tickets $15, $10 with student ID


Musical Theatre Workshop
Beth Hansen, director; Beth Syverson, piano
Enjoy an evening of musical theatre performed by the Advanced Performance Students. This performance will feature songs by prolific composers of America’s true musical invention: musical theatre.
Saturday, May 19, 7:30 p.m.
Robert B. Moore Theatre
Tickets $10

OCC Classical Guitar Ensemble
Adam Pettit, director
Soloists, small ensembles, and a large orchestra of classical guitars perform repertoire of the Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, and modern eras. The second half of the concert will feature a performance by an acclaimed guest artist.
Sunday, May 20, 3:00 p.m.
Robert B. Moore Theatre
Tickets $10

OCC Studio Guitar Ensemble
Dave Murdy, director
Hear ensemble and combo pieces from various musical styles, including pop, jazz, rock Latin, and more!
Monday, May 21, 7:30 p.m.
Robert B. Moore Theatre
Tickets $10


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