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Spring 2019 Semester

Happy New Year!

January

MJC East and West Campus Opens
January 2
Happy New Year!

Spring Classes Begin (First week of classes)
January 14 - January 18

Artworks by Mariam Pakbaz

January 15 to February 7
Monday-Thursday
MJC Art Gallery
11:00am-5:00pm
Artist Reception Thursday, January 24  5:30-7:30pm
Artist will speak at approximately 6:00pm
*Light refreshments will be served

Martin Luther King, Jr Holiday
January 21
Campus Closed

Auditions for The Servant of Two Masters by Carlo Goldoni
Directed by Michael Lynch
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium
Auditions January 22 and 23 at 6:00pm, Little Theatre
Rehearsals begin in January 
Performances March 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23 at 7:00pm
March 22 10am school performance
Please email Michael for more information lynchm@yosemite.edu

Off Balance Repertory Dance Concert
Artistic Director, Kim Davis
February 20, 21, 22 at 7:00pm (there is no performance on Saturday, the 23rd)
February 24 at 2pm
Performing and Media Arts Center, Little Theatre
$11 General / $9 Students & Seniors
Tickets are available online, at the Box Office, and at the door beginning 90 minutes prior to each performance


Speech Night
Tuesday, February 12th 
4:00pm/7:00pm
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium
$5 Pre-sale / $8 at the door

Artworks by RC Gorman
February 12 to March 7
MJC Art Gallery
Monday-Thursday
11:00am-5:00pm
Artist Reception Thursday, February 21  5:30-7:30pm
Artist will speak at approximately 6:00pm
*Light refreshments will be served

Lincoln Holiday
Friday, February 15
Campus Closed

Washington Holiday
Monday, February 18
Campus Closed

MJC Faculty Music Concert
Friday, February 22 at 7pm
MJC, Recital Hall
$12 General / $10 Students & Seniors
Tickets Available Online & At the Door
Anne Martin / martinan@yosemite.edu

Guitarraganza 2019!
February 28 - March 2
MJC, Recital Hall
For a full list of activities, times and locations please click here

March

Artworks by RC Gorman
February 12 to March 7
MJC Art Gallery
Monday-Thursday
11:00am-5:00pm
Artist Reception Thursday, February 21  5:30-7:30pm
Artist will speak at approximately 6:00pm
*Light refreshments will be served

The Servant of Two Masters
Directed by Michael Lynch
March 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23 at 7pm
March 24 at 2pm
Special High School Performance on March 22 at 10am
For more information on the school performance please
call the Arts Division office at 209.575.6081
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium

Youth Art Month
MJC Art Gallery
March 16 and 17 (Saturday and Sunday)
Noon - 2pm
March 18 to 21 (Monday-Thursday)
11:00am-5:00pm
Award Ceremony Thursday, March 21 5:30-7:30pm

Martin Luther King, Jr Special Event
Michael Eric Dyson, Special Guest
Saturday, March 30 at 7pm
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium
*Free Event*

April

 

42nd Annual Celebration of the Humanities
MJC Art Gallery
April 2nd to 25th 
Monday-Thursday
11:00am-5:00pm
Artist Reception Thursday, April 18  5:30pm-7:30pm *New Date
Awards will be handed out at 6:00pm
*Light refreshments will be served

Electronic Music Concert

Wednesday, April 3 at 7pm
Recital Hall (Music 108), East Campus
*Free Concert*

Applied Voice Recital
Monday, April 8 at 7pm
Recital Hall (Music 108), East Campus
Cathryn Tortell / tortellc@yosemite.edu
* Free Concert *

Directing Showcase Auditions
Produced by Lynette Borrelli-Glidewell
Cabaret West Theatre, West Campus
Auditions on April 10 and 11 at 6:00pm in Little Theatre
Rehearsals begin in April/May 
Performances June 19, 20, 21, 22 at 7:00pm  and June 22 at 2:00pm
Please email Lynette for more information borrellil@yosemite.edu

New Music Concert
Friday, April 12 at 7pm
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium
David Dow / dowd@yosemite.edu
* Free Concert * 

String Concert
Friday, April 12 at 7pm
Recital Hall (Music 108), East Campus
Anne Martin / martinan@yosemite.edu
* Free Concert *

Beginning Voice Recital
Monday, April 15 at 6pm
Recital Hall (Music 108), East Campus
Duana Demus Leslie / demus-leslied@yosemite.edu
*Free Concert*

Jazz Band Concert
Monday, April 15 at 7pm
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium
Erik Maki / makie@yosemite.edu
* Free Concert *

Choreographer's Showcase
April 16, 17, 18 at 7pm
Cabaret West Dance Studio, West Campus
$11 General / $9 Students & Seniors
Tickets are available at the Box Office, and at the door beginning 90 minutes prior to each performance

Wind & Brass Concert
Thursday, April 18 at 7pm
Recital Hall (Music 108), East Campus
*Free Concert*
Erik Maki / makie@yosemite.edu

Piano Enrichment Concert
Friday, April 19 at 7pm
Recital Hall (Music 108), East Campus
Janisse Foresti / forestij@yosemite.edu
* Free Concert

Symphonic Band Concert
Monday, April 22 at 7pm
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium
*Free Concert*
Erik Maki / makie@yosemite.edu

'From Russia with Love'
Community Orchestra Concert
Tuesday, April 23 at 7pm
Tickets: $5 General / $2 Students
Tickets available at the door
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium
Anne Martin / martinan@yosemite.edu

Community Concert Band
Wednesday, April 24 at 7pm
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium
*Free Concert*
Erik Maki / makie@yosemite.edu

Applied Piano Concert
Thursday, April 25 at 7pm
Recital Hall (Music 108), East Campus
*Free Concert*
Alejandro Sabre / sabrea@yosemite.edu

'The French Connection'
Choral Concert

Friday, April 26 at 7pm
Tickets $6 General / $5 Students & Seniors
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium
Cathryn Tortell / tortellc@yosemite.edu
Tickets are available at the Box Office, and at the door beginning 90 minutes prior to performance


Fall 2018 Semester

September

Labor Day, Campus Closed
Monday, September 3

Agatha Christie's 
Spider's Web Auditions
Directed by Michael Lynch
September 18 and 19 at 6pm
Performing and Media Arts Center, Room 222

Jam n Jive On Tour 2018
September 26, 27, 28, 29 at 7pm
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium
$11 General / $9 Students & Seniors
Tickets are available onlineat the Box Office, and at the door beginning 90 minutes prior to each performance

October

MJC Speech Night
Tuesday, October 2
4:00pm/7:00pm
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium
$5 Pre-sale / $8 at the door

Artworks by Rudi Blondia
October 2 to October 25
Monday-Thursday 
11:00am-5:00pm 
Artist Reception held on Thursday, October 11 5:30-7:30pm
*Light refreshments will be served 
Free to the public

MJC Friends of Music Present
An Evening with Irene Schreier, Pianist
Wednesday, October 17 at  7 p.m. 
Music Recital Hall, Music Building 108, East Campus
$15 general admission 
$10 students (all schools) and seniors (62 or better)
**All proceeds benefit student scholarships**
Tickets are available onlineat the Box Office, and at the door beginning 90 minutes prior to each performance

Peter and the Starcatcher
Directed by Lynette Borrelli
October 25, 26, 27 at 7pm
November 1, 2, 3 at 7pm
November 4 at 2pm
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium
$11 General / $9 Students & Seniors
Tickets are available onlineat the Box Office, and at the door beginning 90 minutes prior to each performance

MJC Friends of Music Presents
Chamber Music Recital 
featuring Carlos Santi and Alfredo Crespo
Thursday, October 25 at 7pm
Music Recital Hall, Music Building 108, East Campus
$15 general admission 
$10 students (all schools) and seniors (62 or better)
**All proceeds benefit student scholarships**
Tickets are available onlineat the Box Office, and at the door beginning 90 minutes prior to each performance

Violin and Guitar Recital 
featuring Myriam Cottin-Rack & David Chapman 
Tuesday, October 30 at 7pm
Music Recital Hall, Music Building 108, East Campus
$12 general admission 
$8 students (all schools) and seniors (62 or better)
Tickets are available onlineat the Box Office, and at the door beginning 90 minutes prior to each performance

November

'The place that cannot be'
Artworks by Chelsea Gilmore
October 30 to December 6
Monday-Thursday
11:00am-5:00pm 
Artist Reception held on Thursday, December 6 from 5:30 - 7:30pm 
*Light refreshments will be served
Free to the public

Fall Sing
Wednesday, November 7
3:30pm-5:30pm
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium
For information please contact Cathryn Tortell, tortellc@mjc.edu

Orchestra Day
Thursday, November 8
9:30am-1pm
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium
For information please contact Anne Martin, martinan@mjc.edu

Applied Voice Recital
Monday, November 19 at 7pm
MJC, Recital Hall
*Free Concert*

Campus Closed
November 22 and 23
Happy Thanksgiving!

Beginning Voice Recital
Monday, November 26 at 7pm
MJC, Recital Hall
*Free Concert*

Woodwind and Brass Concert
Thursday, November 29 at 7pm
MJC, Recital Hall
*Free Concert*

Agatha Christie's 
Spider's Web

Directed by Michael Lynch
November 29, 30 at 7pm
December 1, 6, 7, 8 at 7pm
December 9 at 2pm
Performing and Media Arts Center, Little Theatre
$11 General / $9 Students & Seniors
Tickets are available onlineat the Box Office, and at the door beginning 90 minutes prior to each performance

Piano Enrichment Concert
Friday, November 30 at 7pm
MJC, Recital Hall
*Free Concert*

December


Agatha Christie's 
Spider's Web

Directed by Michael Lynch
November 29, 30 at 7pm
December 1, 6, 7, 8 at 7pm
December 9 at 2pm
Performing and Media Arts Center, Little Theatre
$11 General / $9 Students & Seniors
Tickets are available onlineat the Box Office, and at the door beginning 90 minutes prior to each performance

MJC Symphonic Band Concert 
Monday, December 3 at 7pm
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium
*Free Concert*

Community Orchestra Concert
Godzilla vs. Grieg
Tuesday, December 4 at 7pm
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium
Tickets: $5 General / $2 Students
Tickets available at the door before concert 

Community Concert Band
Wednesday, December 5 at 7pm
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium
*Free Concert*

Electronic Music Concert
Wednesday, December 5 at 7pm
MJC, Recital Hall
*Free Concert*

Applied Piano Concert
Thursday, December 6 at 7pm
MJC, Recital Hall
*Free Concert*

Make the Yuletide Bright
MJC Holiday Choral Concert 

Friday, December 7 at 7pm
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium
Tickets $6 General / $5 Students & Seniors
Tickets are available at Box Office, and at the door beginning 90 minutes prior to each performance

Jazz Concert
Monday, December 10 at 7pm 
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium
*Free Concert*

Improv Showcase
Tuesday, December 11 at 7pm
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium

Strings Concert *
Friday, December 14 at 7pm
MJC, Recital Hall
*Free Concert*

Finals Week
December 10 - 14 
*please double check your class syllabi for your finals time slot

Spring 2018 Events

January 

Stanislaus County Music Educators Association Festival
January 26 & 27
Times Pending, please message Mr. Maki for details
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium
Erik Maki / makie@mjc.edu

Church & State
Directed by Jim Johnson
January 25, 26, 27 and February 2, 3, at 7pm
February 4 at 2pm
Performing and Media Arts Center, Room 222
$11 General / $9 Student
Tickets Available Online & At the Door 90 minutes before curtain 

February

Off~Balance Dance Repertory Concert
February 7, 8, 9, 10 at 7pm
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium
$11 General / $9 Student
Tickets Available Online & At the Door
Kim Davis / davisk@mjc.edu

Four Seasons: Louise and Rachel and other original short plays
Written & Directed by Michael Lynch
Performing and Media Arts Center, Little Theatre
Auditions February 6 and 7, 2018 at 6pm
Rehearsals begin April 2018
Performances May 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19 
MJC, Cabaret West Theatre, West Campus

MJC Speech Night 
Tuesday, February 13
4:00pm/7:00pm
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium
$5 Pre-sale / $8 at the door
Ryan Guy / guyr@mjc.edu
Taure Shimp / shimpt@mjc.edu

MJC Faculty Music Concert
Friday, February 23 at 7pm
MJC, Recital Hall
$12 General / $10 Students & Seniors
Tickets Available Online & At the Door
Alejandro Sabre / sabrea@mjc.edu

March

41st Annual Celebration of the Humanities
Celebrating: 
Art ~ Music ~ Theatre Monologues ~
Playwriting ~ Humanities ~ Literature ~ Photography
Rules & Entry Form
Deadline to enter Tuesday, March 20th at 5:00pm

Guest Guitar Concert featuring Manuel Espinas
Thursday, March 15 at 7pm
MJC, Recital Hall
Tickets available at the door
David Chapman / chapmand@mjc.edu

Hairspray, The Musical 
March 23 at 10am *special schools/groups performance, for information please call 209.575.6081
March 16,17, 22, 23, 24 at 7pm 
March 25 at 2pm
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium
$15 General / $12 Students & Seniors
Tickets Available Online & At the Door
Lynette Borrelli-Glidewell / borrellil@mjc.edu

April

Electronic Music Concert  *new date
Wednesday, April 4 at 7pm
MJC, Recital Hall
David Dow / dowd@mjc.edu

String Concert
Friday, April 6 at 7pm
MJC, Recital Hall
Anne Martin / martinan@mjc.edu

Jazz Band Concert
Monday, April 9 at 7pm
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium
Erik Maki / makie@mjc.edu

Applied Voice Recital   *new date and location
Tuesday, April 10th at 7pm
First United Methodist Church
850 16th Street
Modesto, CA 
Cathryn Tortell / tortellc@mjc.edu

Wind & Brass Concert
Thursday, April 12 at 7pm
MJC, Recital Hall
Erik Maki / makie@mjc.e

Guitar Invitational  *new date
Thursday, April 10 at 7pm
MJC, Recital Hall
David Chapman / chapmand@mjc.edu

41st Annual New Music Concert
Friday, April 13 at 7pm
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium
David Dow / dowd@mjc.edu

Symphonic Band Concert
Monday, April 16 at 7pm
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium
Erik Maki / makie@mjc.edu

Voice Recital  *new date
Monday, April 16 at 7pm
MJC, Recital Hall
Sandra Bengochea / rubalcavas@mjc.edu

Community Orchestra Concert
The Great B's Bach, Beethoven, and the Beatles! 
Tuesday, April 17 at 7pm
Tickets: $5 General / $1 Students
Tickets available at the door
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium
Anne Martin / martinan@mjc.edu

Community Concert Band, A Tour of Europe
Wednesday, April 18 at 7pm
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium
Erik Maki / makie@mjc.edu

Applied Piano Concert
Thursday, April 19 at 7pm
MJC, Recital Hall
Free Concert
Alejandro Sabre / sabrea@mjc.edu

Love and All that Jazz Choral Concert
Friday, April 20 at 7pm
Tickets: $6 General / $3 Students & Seniors
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium
Cathryn Tortell / tortellc@mjc.edu

Graduation Luncheon
Friday, April 20th at Noon
Mary Stuart Rogers Building, West Campus

Piano Enrichment Concert
Saturday, April 21 at 7pm
MJC, Recital Hall
Free Concert
Janisse Foresti / forestij@mjc.edu

Finals Weeks
April 23 - April 28

Intermediate Acting Showcase
Tuesday, April 24 at 7pm
MJC, Little Theatre
Lynette Borrelli-Glidewell / borrellil@mjc.edu

2018 Commencement
Friday, April 27, 2018 at 6:00pm
MJC Stadium, East Campus

Summer Session Begin
Monday, May 1, 2018

Four Seasons: Louise and Rachel and other original short one acts
Written & Directed by Michael Lynch
Performances May 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19 
Tickets: $11 General / $9 Students & Seniors
MJC, Cabaret West T

Fall 2017 Events  (digital programs now available below!)

September

Guitar Concert
Wednesday, September 20 at 7pm

Jam n’ Jive...goes to the Grammy's (Program) (Poster)
September 20, 21, 22, and 23 at 7pm

MJC Speech Night
Tuesday, September 26
4:00pm/7:00pm

MJC Music Lives Series:
Dr. Alejandro Sabre: My Grandfather's Music 
 

Saturday, September 30 at 7:30pm
Gallo Center for the Arts
Tickets: $20 General / $15 Students

October

Guitarraganza Festival (Oct 16th - 20th)
October 17 ~ Flamenco Guitar & Dance
October 17 ~ MJC Guitar Faculty in Concert
October 18 ~ Guitar Alumni & Competition Finals
October 19 ~ Guit-Artist Series: Carlos Santi & Manuel Espinás in Concert
October 20 ~ Guitarraganza Grand Finale Concerto 
Click HERE for all the details

The Tempest (in Sci-Fi) (Program) (Poster)
Directed by Michael Lynch
October 20, 21, 26, 27, 28 at 7pm
October 29 at 2pm
October 27th at 10:00am *special High School performance. If you're interested in bringing your group or class please contact Jacquelin wingettj@mjc.edu

November

Orchestra Day
Thursday, November 2 at 9:30am

Voice Recital
Monday, November 6 at 7pm

Voice Recital
Monday, November 13 at 7pm

String Concert (Program)
Friday, November 17 at 7pm

Jazz Band Concert (Program)
Monday, November 20 at 7pm

Guitar End of the Semester Concert
Wednesday, November 29 at 7pm

Woodwind, Brass & Percussion Concert (Program)
Thursday, November 30 at 7pm

December

Symphonic Band Concert (Program) 
Monday, December 4 at 7pm

Community Orchestra Concert
Verdi to Vader: Works from Italy & the Galactic Empire! (Program) (Poster)
Tuesday, December 5 at 7pm

Community Concert Band (Program)
Wednesday, December 6 at 7pm

Electronic Music Concert (Program)
Wednesday, December 6 at 7pm

Applied Piano Concert (Program)
Thursday, December 7 at 7pm

A Very Merry Christmas Improv (Program)
December 7, 8, 9 at 7pm
December 10 at 2pm

Piano Enrichment Concert
Friday, December 8 at 7pm

Illuminata Choral Concert (Program)
Friday, December 8 at 7pm

Fall 2016 / Spring 2017


Off Balance Dance Repertory Concert (Program)
February 14, 15, 16, 17 

Faculty Music Concert (Program)
Friday, February 24th at 7pm

Guitar Faculty Concert
Wednesday, March 15 at 7pm

Electronic Music Concert
Wednesday, March 29th at 7pm

Applied Voice Recital
Monday, April 3rd at 7pm
 
Aesop's Falables (Program)
March 31 and April 1, 7, 8 

Strings Recital (Program) 
Friday, April 7th at 7pm

Spring Voice Recital
Monday, April 10 at 7pm

Jazz Band Concert
Monday, April 10th at 7pm

Guitar Invitational
Wednesday, April 12th at 7pm

Wind & Percussion Chamber Music Recital
Thursday, April 13th at 7pm

40th Annual New Music Concert (Program)
Friday, April 14th at 7pm

Piano Enrichment Concert
Friday, April 14th at 7pm

Symphonic Band Concert (Program)
Monday, April 17th at 7pm

MJC Community Orchestra Concert:
The Wild Wild West and Outer Space
Tuesday, April 18th  at 7pm

Student Guitar Recital 
Tuesday, April 18 at 7pm

Community Concert Band
Wednesday, April 19th at 7pm

Applied Piano Concert
Thursday, April 20th at 7pm

MJC Concert Choir Chamber Singers
The British are Coming! The British are Coming!

Friday, April 21st at 7pm

Fall 2015 / Spring 2016

Friends of Music: MJC Faculty Recital February 25, 2016

An Evening with Dr. Steven Laitz March 9, 2016

Elephant Man March 2016

Spring Strings Recital April 7, 2016

MJC Jazz Band April 11, 2016

Electronic Music Concert April 13, 2016

Brass, Percussion and Woodwind Chamber Music Recital April 14, 2016

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