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Music Concerts


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 or in The Edye, both 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 (www.smc.edu/eventsinfo), by phone at (310) 434-3005, or in person at the SMC Theatre Arts Box 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 event start time. ​

Seating is strictly on a first-arrival basis. 

 

SMC Symphony Orchestra

SMC Symphony Orchestra

James Martin, Director. March concert showcases various sections of the orchestra, two outstanding soloists—harpist Liesl Erman and trumpeter Theo Pappas—and works by Vaughan Williams, Debussy, Gounod, Hummel, and Franz Liszt. May concert features SMC student soloists, plus Haydn’s colorful “Oxford” Symphony #92 in G Major.

Tue, May 10 | 7:30pm | $10

The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

 

Chamber Choir

SMC Chamber Choir

Brian Driscoll, Director. Join us for a concert of eclectic a cappella and accompanied choral works.

Sat, May 14 | 4pm | $10

The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center


Wind Ensemble

SMC Wind Ensemble

Kevin McKeown, Conductor. April concert 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!

Sun, May 15 | 2pm | $10

The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

Jazz Vocal Ensemble

SMC Jazz Vocal Ensemble

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

Sun, May 15 | 7:30pm | $10

The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center



SMC Opera Theatre

SMC Opera Theatre

Gail Gordon, Artistic Director. SMC Opera Theatre performs selected highlights from a variety of operas, presented in fully staged scenes.

Sat, May 21 | 7:30pm | $10

Tue, May 24 | 7:30 pm | $10

The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center


Terry Carter & The Riffrafters

Terry Carter & The Riffrafters

Join Terry Carter and the guitar students of SMC as they perform Classic Rock, Pop, Blues, and Reggae. Don’t miss this epic concert! Complimentary tickets available at the SMC Music Office (PAC 211).

Thu, May 26 | 11:15am | Free 

The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center



Piano Ensemble Recital

Tue, May 31 | 11:15am | Free

The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center



SMC Percussion Ensemble Recital

Megumi Smith, Conductor. Ensemble presents a creative, unique performance of percussion music, covering a variety of styles. Complimentary tickets available at the SMC Music Office (PAC 211).

       Thu, June 2 | 11:30am | Free 

The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center


SMC Concert Chorale
SMC Concert Chorale​.​​

Fri, June 3 | 7:30pm | $10 

The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center 



Musical Theater Workshop

SMC Musical Theatre Workshop

Adair-Lynch, Director; Karen Benjamin, Music Director. SMC Theatre Arts and Music students present a program of solos, duets, and ensemble selections from the musical theatre genre.

June  4, 5 | 2pm

$10 advance; $13 at door 

Studio Stage at Theatre Arts Complex


SMC Jazz Band

SMC Jazz Band

Keith Fiddmont, Conductor. Enjoy jazz band arrangements from the masters, as well as contemporary works from aspiring composers and arrangers. Renowned guest artists will join the band to explore the music of Duke Ellington, Oliver Nelson, and others.

Sun, June 5 | 2pm | $10

The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center

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SMC Vocal Department Showcase

Dennis Parnell, Director. SMC’s advanced voice students perform classical, jazz, musical theatre,
and contemporary commercial songs.

Wed, June 8 | 7:30pm | $10

The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center


Emeritus College Concert Band 

Emeritus College Concert Band

Yosuke Miyoshi, Conductor. March concert features an eclectic collection of music linked by a space theme, with arrangements by John Philip Sousa, John Williams, Michael Giacchino, and Richard Strauss. June concertfeatures weather-themed music. Call (310) 434-4306 for details.

Sun, June 12 | 3pm | Free

The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center​




spring jazz concerts

 

This popular concert series brings the best of America’s jazz music to SMC and sells out quickly. Advance tickets may be purchased online (www.smc.edu/eventsinfo​), at the SMC Theatre Arts Box Office (Theatre Arts Complex, SMC Main Campus; limited hours), or by calling (310) 434-3005. Program subject to change. Call (310) 434-4323 or (310) 434-3005 for details. 
 

Seating is strictly on a first-arrival basis. 


Danny Janklow Quartet

Danny Janklow Quartet

Saxophonist and composer Danny Janklow—one of the most important young musicians on the scene today—is quickly gaining international recognition for his soulful and innovative musical voice.

Fri, May 13 | 7pm | $10 

The Edye at SMC Performing Arts Center



 Online Ticketing Fees: 

         There is a $1.00 per ticket service charge, a credit card fee of 3.5% and a Vendini ticketing fee .  Please see below fees that apply to online orders: 

 Visa, MasterCard and American Express are accepted.

Ticket Price Fees  
 
EXAMPLE: Tickets purchased --
 
1 General Admission $9.99 x 3.5% credit card fee = $10.34 + $1.50 Vendini online ticketing fee + $1.00 service charge  = $12.84 Total ticket sale.
 
1 General Admission $10.00 x 3.5% credit card fee = $10.35 + $2.00 Vendini online ticketing fee + $1.00 service charge = $13.35 Total ticket sale.
 
1 General Admission $20.00 x 3.5% credit card = $20.70 + $2.50 Vendini online ticketing fee +$1.00 service charge =$24.20 Total ticket sale.
 
1 General Admission $30.00 x 3.5% credit card fee = $31.05 + $3.00 Vendini online ticketing fee + $1.00 service charge = $35.05 Total ticket sale.
 
1 General Admission $40.00 x 3.5% credit card fee = $41.40 + $3.50 Vendini online ticketing fee + $1.00 service charge = $45.90 Total ticket sale. 
$00.00 - $9.99 3.5% + $1.50

$10.00 - $19.99

3.5% + $2.00

$20.00 - $29.99

3.5% + $2.50

$30.00 - $39.99

3.5% + $3.00

 $40.00 - UP

3.5% + $3.50

 

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