Calling all instrumentalists/singers/composers - Join a Palomar music ensemble!
Open Call for BOTH Fall Productions Friday August 26 starting at 5PM sign up for a 5 minute slot at https://forms.gle/BdtxyCBZ2XHuJP6W7 Please prepare a 1-2 minute monologue • Contemporary Language… Continue Reading Theatre Auditions for Both Fall Productions
Michèle Sharik is an internationally-renowned handbell soloist, having performed in 39 US states and nine countries. A visual as well as musical performer, she combines the fluid grace of a dancer, the musicality of a virtuoso, and the precision of an athlete to perform on this demanding instrument. Michèle has been a member of the professional Sonos Handbell Ensemble since 2002 and is the founding Artistic Director of Timbré, an advanced small ensemble. She designed and is the Master Teacher of the Handbell Techniques curriculum for Handbell Musicians of America's certification program. In addition to degrees in computer programming, visual and performing arts, and music technology, she has a master's certificate in Performing Arts Medicine and is a fervent "evangelist" for safe ringing techniques. She is looking forward to performing again for the Palomar College Concert Hour.
In the not-so-distant future, Arin, a gender fluid barista, wins the lottery to be the first person on a one-way trip to live on Mars while our planet races towards climate collapse. Alone on the spaceship Resilience, Arin experiences the weirdness of time, as their past, present and future collide to reveal the power of vulnerability, honesty and human connection on a frail and failing planet.
A leading American koto performer in the traditional and jazz arenas, Reiko Obata studied under masters in the U.S. and Japan, including composer and koto virtuoso Shinichi Yuize. Reiko received her master's degree in music from San Diego State University and daishihan (grandmaster) degree from the Seiha Conservatory of Japanese Music. She is founder and director of the Obata International Koto School, the first online distance learning koto school.
Dark Magic and the Fantastic! Two powerful instrumental ensembles team up to present a wickedly delightful and family-friendly program of pre-Halloween pieces that will
fire up the imagination. Enjoy performances of "Danse Macabre" by Saint-Saens, "Night On Bald Mountain" by Mussorgsky plus selections from opera, Broadway and the movies!
With over 20 years of musical experience, Eric has deeply committed himself to preserving the art of Historical Performance Practice by playing music from the 16th through 19th centuries on historical instruments. He currently performs concerts, nationally, on the Baroque and Romantic guitar as well as the Baroque and Renaissance lute.