Program subject to change. For details, please call (310) 434-4323 or (310) 434-3005. Unless noted otherwise, concerts are held in The Broad Stage, The Edye or the Music Hall all located at the SMC Performing Arts Center (PAC) at Santa Monica Blvd. & 11th St., Santa Monica. Advance tickets for concerts with an admission charge may be purchased online, by phone at (310) 434-3005, or in person at the SMC Events Office (Theatre Arts Complex, SMC Main Campus; limited hours). A modest service charge applies. Tickets may also be purchased at the door 45 minutes before the event start time.

Seating is strictly on a first-arrival basis.


Kim Richmond

Kim Richmond

Woodwind veteran Kim Richmond brings to the SMC Jazz Series the “K-Project,” a new and inventive ensemble that gives homage to the music of Herbie Hancock and Joni Mitchell. Special guest artist, Kiki Ebsen.

Friday, March 8 | 7 p.m. | $10
Music Hall at SMC Performing Arts Center

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SMC Jazz Band

Symphony OrchestraFrederick Keith Fiddmont, Conductor. March program — "The Newark Flash Rides Again" — features the eclectic compositions of jazz legend Wayne Shorter, with special guests. May concert — "Local Heroes" — concentrates on the music of local jazz heroes John Clayton, Roger Neumann, Bill Cunliffe, Jeff Clayton, Jeff Hamilton, and Phil Wright.

Sunday, March 17 | 4 p.m. | $10
Sunday, May 20 | 7:30 p.m. | $10
The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

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SMC Symphony Orchestra

Symphony OrchestraBrian Stone, Director. March program presents an evening of "Music from Classic Hollywood," including Gone with the Wind, To Kill a Mockingbird, Ben-Hur, North by Northwest, Shane, and more! June program highlights locally-sourced solo talent and features winners of the Westside Music Foundation's concerto contest, as well as Santa Monica's own inaugural Los Angeles Orchestra Fellow, Juan-Salvador Carrasco, who will play Robert Schumann's heartfelt romantic Cello Concerto.

Sunday, March 24 | 4 p.m. | $10
Sunday, June 2 | 7:30 p.m. | $10
The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

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SMC Wind Ensemble

Wind EnsembleKevin McKeown, Conductor. March program features an exciting mixture of both new and traditional music written specifically for wind instruments. May concert is our exciting, lighthearted "Pops" concert showcasing the most memorable music from film, TV, and the Broadway stage. All ages are welcome!

Sunday, March 31 | 2 p.m. | $10
Sunday, May 5 | 2 p.m. | $10
The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

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Flute & Harp Concert

Cristina Montes Mateo and Susan GreenbergInternationally acclaimed, award-winning harpist Cristina Montes Mateo joins SMC Music Professor Susan Greenberg — a flutist who has performed with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra for 36 years — in a program of works for flute and harp.

Complimentary tickets are available at the SMC Music Office (PAC 211).

Tuesday, April 2 | 11:15 a.m. | Free
The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center


Jon Mayer

Jon MayerMaster musician Jon Mayer bridges the gap between the post Bop era that began in the 60s and the innovative jazz musicians on today's scene.

Friday, April 26 | 7 p.m. | $10
Music Hall at SMC Performing Arts Center

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SMC Applied Music Showcase: A Benefit Concert

Guest Performance by SMC Emeritus Gospel Community Chorus

Applied Music ShowcaseBrian Driscoll, Director. With a guest performance by the SMC Emeritus Gospel Community Chorus under the direction of William Bryant, some of SMC's most gifted music students will perform a fantastic concert to support the SMC Music Department's distinctive Applied Music Program, dedicated to fostering the development of outstanding instrumentalists, vocalists, and composers.

Friday, May 3 | 7:30 p.m. | $10
The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

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Kenny Sara

Kenny SaraVeteran drummer Kenny Sara brings with him the "Sounds of New Orleans," so get ready to Second Line at SMC.

Friday, May 10 | 7 p.m. | $10
Music Hall at SMC Performing Arts Center

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SMC Opera Theatre Presents The Magic Flute

Opera TheatreJanelle DeStefano, Mercedes Juan Musotto, and Brian Stone, Directors. SMC Opera Theatre and SMC Symphony Orchestra collaborate to present a fully staged and costumed production of one of Mozart's most beloved operas, The Magic Flute. In a mythical land between the sun and the moon, Prince Tamino accepts a quest to save the daughter of the Queen of the Night.

Thursday, May 16 | 7:30 p.m. | $25/$15
Friday, May 17 | 7:30 p.m. | $25/$15
Saturday, May 18 | 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. | $25/$15
The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

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SMC Guitar Showcase

Guitar ShowcaseMark your calendar now and plan to attend this epic concert with SMC guitar students performing Classic, Rock, Pop, Blues, and Reggae.

Complimentary tickets are available at the SMC Music Office (PAC 211).

Thursday, May 23 | 11:15 a.m. | Free
The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center


SMC Percussion Ensemble Recital

Percussion EnsembleMegumi Smith, Conductor. The ensemble presents a creative, unique performance of percussion music, covering a variety of styles.

Complimentary tickets are available at the SMC Music Office (PAC 211).

Friday, May 24 | 1 p.m. | Free
Music Hall at SMC Performing Arts Center


Bonnie & Clyde

Book by Ivan Menchell. Lyrics by Don Black. Music by Frank Wildhorn. Bonnie & Clyde is a thrilling and sexy musical combining blues, gospel, and rockabilly music. Fearless, shameless, and alluring, it's an electrifying story of love, adventure, and crime that captured the attention of an entire nation.

Preview: May 23 | 8 p.m

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May 24, 25, 31, June 1 | 8 p.m.
May 26, June 1, 2 | 2 p.m.
$20/$17 (Preview: $10)
Main Stage at Theatre Arts Complex

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SMC Concert Chorale: "Echoes of Peace"

Concert ChoraleJeremiah Selvey, Director. The SMC Concert Chorale is joined by a chamber orchestra to perform Franz Schubert's beautiful Mass in G, a sonorous cry for peace echoed by other settings of Dona Nobis Pacem by W.A. Mozart, Arvo Pärt, and J.S. Bach.

Wednesday, May 29 | 7:30 p.m. | $15/$7.50
The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

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Piano Ensemble Recital

Piano EnsembleYulia Kozlova, Director. Come see the uniqueness and diversity of four-hand piano and piano duo repertoire performed by our very own advanced SMC piano students. Guaranteed to be more than twice as fun as solo piano performances!

Complimentary tickets are available at the SMC Music Office (PAC 211).

Thursday, May 30 | 11:15 a.m. | Free
Music Hall at SMC Performing Arts Center


SMC Jazz Vocal Ensemble

Jazz Vocal EnsembleAndreas Preponis, Director. SMC's award-winning jazz vocal ensemble — backed by LA-area jazz musicians — blends its voices in a program of jazz repertoire specifically arranged for four-part harmony.

Friday, May 31 | 7:30 p.m. | $10
The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

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SMC Chamber Choir: "Soul Singing"

Chamber ChoirJeremiah Selvey, Conductor. Joined by a combo and stellar soul-singing soloists, the SMC Chamber Choir will lift spirits with Robert Ray's Gospel Mass and a selection of soulful African American spirituals.

Saturday, June 1 | 7:30 p.m. | $15/$7.50
The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center

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SMC Vocal Department Showcase

Vocal DepartmentDennis Parnell, Director. SMC's advanced voice students perform classical, jazz, musical theatre, and contemporary commercial songs.

Monday, June 3 | 7:30 p.m. | $10
The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center

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SMC Musical Theatre Workshop

Musical TheatreAric Martin and Karen Benjamin, Directors. SMC Theatre Arts and Music students present a program of solos, duets, and ensemble selections from the musical theatre genre.

No late seating!

Friday, June 7 | 8 p.m. | $10 advance; $13 at door
Saturday, June 8 | 2 & 8 p.m. | $10 advance; $13 at door
Sunday, June 9 | 2 p.m. | $10 advance; $13 at door
Studio Stage at Theatre Arts Complex

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