Multiple holiday-themed events are on the schedule over the next couple of weeks at Modesto Junior College.
The Modesto Junior College Department of Music presents the Symphonic Band in Concert on Monday, Dec. 4 at 7 p.m. in the Auditorium of the Performing Art Center on East Campus, 435 College Ave., Modesto. The event is open to the public and admission is free, with donations gratefully accepted. There will be no permit required for campus parking around the Auditorium for the evening.
Director of Bands Erik Maki will conduct the ensemble as they perform a wide variety of music for modern wind band.
For more information contact Maki at firstname.lastname@example.org or (209) 575-6184.
MJC’s Community Orchestra, directed by Professor Anne Martin, presents “From Verdi to Vader” – a winter concert on Tuesday, Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. in the Auditorium of the Performing Arts Center on East Campus. Tickets will be available at the door for $5 general admission and $1 for students of all ages and seniors. There will be no permit required for campus parking around the Auditorium for the evening.
The evening program concludes with two Epic Suites from Star Wars. The arrangement by Robert Smith includes music from six movies. Making a guest appearance at the concert are Darth Vader and Storm Troopers from the Central California Garrison, a division of the 501st Legion. Photo opportunities are available in the lobby before and after the concert, and during intermission.
The Modesto Junior College Community Concert Band will offer a concert on Wednesday, Dec. 6 at 7 p.m. in the Main Auditorium on East Campus. There will be no permit required for campus parking around the Auditorium for the evening.
Dig out your ugly Christmas sweater and head to Modesto Junior College for a ridiculously funny night of improvisational theatre. MJC Theatre Department presents A Very Merry Christmas Improv directed by Lynette Borrelli-Glidewell, with performances Wednesday through Saturday, Dec. 6 through 9 at 7 p.m. and a matinee at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 10 in the Little Theatre of the Performing and Media Arts Center on East Campus.
The production is a hilarious collaboration between audience suggestions and the actors’ quick wits that creates a fun holiday show that is unrehearsed and improvised.
Tickets are $9 for students and seniors and $11 general admission, and $5 on the Preview Night of Wednesday, Dec. 6. Tickets are available in advance at the MJC Box Office, Tuesday through Friday, noon to5 p.m., or by calling (209) 575-6776 during these hours, or online at http://mjc.tix.com. Tickets will also be available at the door 90 minutes prior to showtime.