in its 71st season, North Orange County Community Concerts Association
presents musical memories and exciting live performers at bargain
prices. All concerts are in the air-conditioned sanctuary of Fullerton First United Methodist Church.
JoyouStrings performed chamber arrangements of classical and popular melodies for our first concert on October 24, 2016.
Stone Woodwind Quintet
Monday, January 30, 2017, 7:30 PM
They delighted us in 2013 and they are coming back to entertain us again. Laura Stone, Oboe, Joseph Stone, Flute, Jennifer Showalter, Clarinet, Dristin Morrison, French Horn, and Andrew Klein, Bassoon, will perform a program titled "Music Tells a Story." Come hear them highlight the power of music to inspire, transport, and entertain by performing great masterworks from the woodwind quintet literature and popular favorites.
The Swing Set
Monday, February 27, 2017, 7:30 PM
Enjoy with us as the exciting sounds of the big band era alive! This 18-member band, under the direction of Gary Gould and featuring Jack Wood, vocalist, is a division of the Laguna Concert Band. Gary delighted us with his solo "World of Winds" performance in 2014 and now he's back, to be be featured on clarinet and saxophone. Gary's career has included recording sessions, performing in pit orchestras for musicals, working on cruise ships and teaching.
Monday, March 27, 2017, 7:30 PM
Pacific Symphony members Cynthia Ellis, flute, and Michelle Temple, harp, formed this duo in 2005 out of a shared passion to explore the vibrant and colorful repertory for this instrumental combination. Both performers play with many Southern California orchestras as well as in opera and musical theater performances. They were big hits on our series three years ago and you are sure to enjoy hearing them again as they perform uplifting music for a spring evening.
Tom Mueller, Organist
Monday, May 15, 2017, 7:30 PM
Tom Mueller enjoys a growing reputation as one of America's most exciting young organists. A multi-faceted musician, this organist, composer, guitarist and jazz pianist earned a Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the Eastman School of Music. He also holds degrees from the University of Notre Dame and the University of Maine at Augusta, where he graduated summa cum laude. Presently, he serves as Assistant Professor of Church Music at Concordia University in Irvine, where he teaches organ, jazz and composition. He is also Associate Organist at St. James' in the City Church in Los Angeles. Listen and watch as he treats our audience to inspiring and uplifting music on the church's historic Austin pipe organ.
Download the 2016-2017 season flyer and membership order form in PDF format.
Season subscription prices:
Subscribers must show membership card for concert admission. No reserved seats.
Send series subscription orders to Membership Chair John Jackson, 623 S. Clara Street, Anaheim, CA 92804. Include your name, address and phone number and indicate New Subscription or Renewal. For Family Plan, include names of students. Make checks payable to "Community Concerts Association."
Acquainted" admissions are available at the door on a space available
basis, $20 for adult and $10 for student. These fees may be later
applied toward a 2016-2017 full season subscription.
Orange County Community Concerts subscription includes reciprocity
privileges to attend, at no charge, concerts of other associations in
southern California and Nevada. Reciprocity lists will be available at the first concert and are also posted here for download.
Download the 2016-2017 Reciprocity List (three pages in PDF) for
Antelope Valley, Bakersfield, Bishop, Borrego Springs, Elko (NV),
Escondido, Hemet, Indian Wells (Ridgecrest), Laguna Woods, Lompoc,
Oxnard, Palm Springs, Paso Robles, Ramona and Victorville. (Updated 9/24/2016)
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