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IMPORTANT DATES 2019-2020 

FALL 2019

Faculty/Staff Convocation - Fall 2019 (FLEX)                                                                                           Aug. 15, 2019 - 8:00-12:00pm in GYM

Full Music Dept. Meeting - Fall 2019 (FLEX)                                                                                       Aug. 15, 2019 - 1:00-3:00pm in C-116

Piano Faculty Meeting - Fall 2019 (FLEX)                                                                                                   Aug. 15, 2019 - 3:00-5:00pm in C-116

School of Arts & Languages Faculty Meeting - Fall 2019 (FLEX)                                                           Aug. 16, 2019 - 1:00-3:00pm in G-102

Vocal Ensemble Auditions - Fall 2019                                                                                                   Aug. 20, 2019 - 2:20-3:45pm in Room C-116 in C-100 Building

Music Orientation - Fall 2019                                                                                                                   Aug. 21, 2019 - 3:00-4:00pm in Room C-119 in C-100 Building

Jazz Big Band Auditions - Fall 2019                                                                                                         Aug. 21, 2019 - 6:00pm in Room C-119 in C-100 Building

Applied Music Program Auditions - Fall 2019                                                                                       Aug. 22, 2019 - 4:00-5:30 pm in Room C-116 in C-100 Building

Applied Music Program Juries - Fall 2019                                                                                          Dec. 10, 2019 - 4:00-6:30 pm in Rooms C-116/C-119 in C-100 Building

 

SPRING 2020 

Faculty/Staff Convocation - Spring 2020 (FLEX)                                                                                   Jan. 30, 2020 - 8:00-12:00pm in GYM

Full Music Dept. Meeting - Spring 2020 (FLEX)                                                                                         Jan. 30, 2020 - 1:00-3:00pm in C-116

School of Arts & Languages Faculty Meeting - Spring 2020 (FLEX)                                                 Jan. 31, 2020 - 1:00-3:00pm in G-102

Vocal Ensemble Auditions - Spring 2020                                                                                                   Feb. 4, 2020 - 2:20-3:45pm in Room C-116 in C-100 Building

Music Orientation - Spring 2020                                                                                                                 Feb. 5, 2020 - 3:00-4:00pm in Room C-119 in C-100 Building

Jazz Big Band Auditions - Spring 2020                                                                                                   Feb. 5, 2020 - 6:00pm in Room C-119 in C-100 Building

Applied Music Program Auditions - Spring 2020                                                                               Feb. 6, 2020 - 4:00-5:30 pm in Room C-116 in C-100 Building

Applied Music Program Juries - Spring 2020                                                                                      May 26, 2020 - 4:00-6:30 pm in Rooms C-116/C-119 in C-100 Building


 

                      Music DepT. EVENTS 2019-2020

FALL 2019


 August 29, 2019 - 5:00-6:00pm - Free

San Diego Mesa College Art Gallery Reception - San Diego Mesa College Art Gallery FA 103 - featuring San Diego Mesa College Applied Music Program students, directed by Dr. N. Scott Robinson


September 4, 2019 - 3:00-4:25pm - Free

Recital Hour - San Diego Mesa College, Room C-119 in C-100 Building - featuring A Hundred Ghosts (experimental electronic music)


September 11, 2019 - 3:00-4:25pm - Free

Recital Hour - San Diego Mesa College, Room C-119 in C-100 Building - featuring Sweet Myths (jazz fusion)


September 18, 2019 - 3:00-4:25pm - Free

Recital Hour - San Diego Mesa College, Room C-119 in C-100 Building - featuring Peter Sprague & Leonard Patton (jazz guitar/vocal duo)


September 25, 2019 - 3:00-4:25pm - Free

Recital Hour - San Diego Mesa College, Room C-119 in C-100 Building - featuring Tasha Smith Duo (classical harp duo)


September 26, 2019 - 5:00-6:00pm - Free

San Diego Mesa College Art Gallery Reception - San Diego Mesa College Art Gallery FA-103 - featuring San Diego Mesa College Applied Music Program students, directed by Dr. N. Scott Robinson


October 2, 2019 - 3:00-4:25pm - Free

Recital Hour - San Diego Mesa College, Room C-119 in C-100 Building - featuring Trio Arpavioluta (classical harp, violin & flute)


October 7, 2019 - 7:00-8:30pm - Free

San Diego Mesa College Music Department Showcase - San Diego Mesa College, Rooms C-116 & C-119 in C-100 Building -  The San Diego Seratones, directed by Dr. Momilani Ramstrum; San Diego Mesa College World Music Ensemble, directed by Dr. N. Scott Robinson; San Diego Mesa College Vocal Ensemble, directed by Amy Mein; San Diego Mesa College Guitar Ensemble, directed by Ian Bassett; San Diego Mesa College Jazz Ensemble, directed by Bob Magnusson; and San Diego Mesa College Jazz Big Band, directed by Ian Tordella


October 9, 2019 - 3:00-4:25pm - Free

Recital Hour - San Diego Mesa College, Room C-119 in C-100 Building - featuring Simple (Persian music)


October 16, 2019 - 3:00-4:25pm - Free

Recital Hour - San Diego Mesa College, Room C-119 in C-100 Building - featuring Bassett Brothers (classical guitar duo)


October 17, 2019 - 4:00-5:00pm - Free

Jazz in the Courtyard - San Diego Mesa College, courtyard between C-100 & C-200 buildings - featuring San Diego Mesa College Applied Music Program jazz students, directed by Dr. N. Scott Robinson


October 23, 2019 - 3:00-4:25pm - Free

Recital Hour - San Diego Mesa College, Room C-119 in C-100 Building - San Diego Mesa College Voice, Piano & Guitar Class students, directed by Amy Mein, Dr. J. Craig Johnson, George Svoboda, Jaeryoung Lee, Gina Jung, Dr. Xiao-yan Sui 


October 30, 2019 - 3:00-4:25pm - Free

Recital Hour - San Diego Mesa College, Room C-119 in C-100 Building - San Diego Mesa College Jazz Big Band, directed by Ian Tordella; San Diego Mesa College Jazz Ensemble, directed by Bob Magnusson


November 1, 2019 - 12:00-5:00 - Free

Choral Concert All Day - Point Loma Nazarene University - 3900 Lomaland Drive - San Diego, CA 92106 - San Diego Mesa College Vocal Ensemble, directed by Amy Mein


November 6, 2019 - 3:00-4:25pm - Free

Recital Hour - San Diego Mesa College, Room C-119 in C-100 Building - San Diego Mesa College World Music Ensemble, directed by Dr. N. Scott Robinson


November 7, 2019 - 5:00-6:00pm - Free

San Diego Mesa College Art Gallery Reception - San Diego Mesa College Art Gallery FA-103 - featuring San Diego Mesa College Applied Music Program students, directed by Dr. N. Scott Robinson


November 13, 2019 - 3:00-4:25pm - Free

Recital Hour - San Diego Mesa College, Room C-119 in C-100 Building - San Diego Mesa College Guitar Ensemble, directed by Ian Bassett & San Diego Mesa College Vocal Ensemble, directed by Amy Mein


November 14, 15, & 16, 2019 - 7:00-9:00pm - $12 pre-sale, $15 at door

Mesa Dance Presents Dance Spectrum - An evening of Dance and Entertainment - The Joan B. Kroc Theatre, 6611 University Avenue, San Diego CA - featuring San Diego Mesa College Dance Dept., directed by Donna Flournoy & Dance Faculty with Applied Music Program Jazz Quartet, directed by Dr. N. Scott Robinson


November 14, 2019 - 4:00-5:00pm - Free

Jazz in the Courtyard - San Diego Mesa College, courtyard between C-100 & C-200 buildings - featuring San Diego Mesa College Jazz Big Band, directed by Ian Tordella


November  19, 2019 - 6:30-8:00pm - Free

Jazz Concert - Mission Bay Senior High School - 2475 Grand Avenue, San Diego, CA 92109 -  San Diego Mesa College Jazz Big Band, directed by Ian Tordella with Mission Bay High Schhol Jazz Band


November 20, 2019 - 3:00-4:25pm - Free

Recital Hour - San Diego Mesa College, Room C-119 in C-100 Building -  San Diego Mesa College Applied Music Program Classical Recital, directed by Dr. N. Scott Robinson


December 4, 2019 - 3:00-4:25pm - Free

Recital Hour - San Diego Mesa College, Room C-119 in C-100 Building - San Diego Mesa College Applied Music Program Jazz Recital, directed by Dr. N. Scott Robinson


December 5, 2019 - 8:00pm - TBA

Jazz Concert - TBA, San Diego, CA  -  San Diego Mesa College Jazz Big Band, directed by Ian Tordella


December 5, 2019 - 4:00-5:00pm - Free (3:30 music set up)

San Diego Mesa College Art Gallery Reception - San Diego Mesa College Art Gallery FA-103 - featuring San Diego Mesa College Applied Music Program students, directed by Dr. N. Scott Robinson


December 6, 2019 - 7:00-8:30pm - Free

Vocal, Guitar, and World Music Concert - University Christian Church, 3900 Cleveland Ave, San Diego, CA 92103 - Concert with San Diego Mesa College Vocal Ensemble, directed by Amy Mein; San Diego Mesa College Guitar Ensemble, directed by Ian Bassett; and San Diego Mesa College World Music Ensemble, directed by Dr. N. Scott Robinson


December 10, 2019 - 6:30-7:30pm - Free

Guitar Ensemble Concert - Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa Public Library, 9005 Aero Drive, San Diego, CA, 92123 - San Diego Mesa College Guitar Ensemble, directed by Ian Bassett


December 11, 2019 - 3:00-4:25pm - Free

Recital Hour - San Diego Mesa College, Room C-119 in C-100 Building - Composition Students of Dr. Momilani Ramstrum


 

SPRING 2020


February 13, 2020 - 5:00-6:00pm - Free

San Diego Mesa College Art Gallery Reception - San Diego Mesa College FA 103 Art Gallery - featuring San Diego Mesa College Applied Music Program students, directed by Dr. N. Scott Robinson


February 19, 2020 - 3:00-4:25pm - Free

Recital Hour - San Diego Mesa College, Room C-119 in C-100 Building - Päivikki Nykter (classical music/violin & piano)


February 26, 2020 - 3:00-4:25pm - Free

Recital Hour - San Diego Mesa College, Room C-119 in C-100 Building - Blue Kanon (Jonathan Crick & Kyoko Takeda) (Japanese shakuhachi & koto music)


March 4, 2020 - 3:00-4:25pm - Free

Recital Hour - San Diego Mesa College, Room C-119 in C-100 Building - Robert Zelickman & Friends (with Päivikki Nykter & Mari Kawamura)  (classical chamber music/violin, clarinet & piano)


March 11, 2020 - 3:00-4:25pm - Free

Recital Hour - San Diego Mesa College, Room C-119 in C-100 Building - Manouche Five (Gypsy jazz quintet/acoustic guitars, clarinet & bass)


March 16, 2020 - 7:00-8:30pm - Free

San Diego Mesa College Music Department Showcase Concert - San Diego Mesa College, Rooms C-116 & C-119 in C-100 Building -  The San Diego Seratones, directed by Dr. Momilani Ramstrum; San Diego Mesa College World Music Ensemble, directed by Dr. N. Scott Robinson; San Diego Mesa College Vocal Ensemble, directed by Amy Mein; San Diego Mesa College Guitar Ensemble, directed by Ian Bassett; San Diego Mesa College Jazz Ensemble, directed by Bob Magnusson; and San Diego Mesa College Jazz Big Band, directed by Ian Tordella


March 18, 2020 - 3:00-4:25pm - Free

Recital Hour - San Diego Mesa College, Room C-119 in C-100 Building - Fred Benedetti & George Svoboda (classical guitar duo)


March 19, 2020 - 4:00-5:00pm - Free

Jazz in the Courtyard - San Diego Mesa College, courtyard between C-100 & C-200 buildings - featuring San Diego Mesa College Applied Music Program jazz students, directed by Dr. N. Scott Robinson


March 19, 2020 - 5:00-6:00pm - Free

San Diego Mesa College Art Gallery Reception - San Diego Mesa College FA 103 Art Gallery  - featuring San Diego Mesa College Applied Music Program students, directed by Dr. N. Scott Robinson


March 21, 2020 - 12:00-1:00pm - Free

Mesa Jumpstart - San Diego Mesa College - Commons Cafeteria with music by San Diego Mesa College Applied Music Program Jazz Quartet directed by Dr. N. Scott Robinson. MUSIC: 12:20-12:40 pm


March 25, 2020 - 3:00-4:25pm - Free

Recital Hour - San Diego Mesa College, Room C-119 in C-100 Building - K.S. Resmi (South Indian Carnatic vocal)


March 2020 - TBA

Jazz at the Point Festival - Point Loma Nazarene University - 3900 Lomaland Drive - San Diego, CA - San Diego Mesa College Jazz Big Band, directed by Ian Tordella


April 8, 2020 - 3:00-4:25pm - Free

Recital Hour - San Diego Mesa College, Room C-119 in C-100 Building - Jaeryoung Lee & Melanie Grinnell (jazz & classical piano duets)


April 15, 2020 - 3:00-4:25pm - Free

Recital Hour - San Diego Mesa College, Room C-119 in C-100 Building - San Diego Mesa College Voice, Piano, and Guitar Class Students, directed by Amy Mein, Dr. J. Craig Johnson, Jaeryoung Lee, Gina Jung, Dr. Xiao-yan Sui, George Svoboda


April 16, 2020 - 4:00-5:00pm - Free


Jazz in the Courtyard - San Diego Mesa College, courtyard between C-100 & C-200 buildings - featuring San Diego Mesa College Jazz Big Band, directed by Ian Tordella


April 16, 2020 - 10-11 am - Free - Mesa Commons

Cultural Unity Week’s Festival of Colors - San Diego Mesa College, Mesa Commons - featuring a collaboration between the San Diego Mesa College World Music Ensemble, directed by Dr. N. Scott Robinson, students of the Fashion Dept., directed by Susan Lazear/Jordyn Smiley, and students from Dance, Visual Art & Drama Depts., directed by Denise Rogers, George Ye & Donna Flourney


April 17, 2020 - 7:00-8:15pm - Free

Applied Music Program Evening Recital - San Diego Mesa College, Room C-119 in C-100 Building -  San Diego, CA - Concert featuring San Diego Mesa College Applied Music Program students in Classical and Jazz music, directed by Dr. N. Scott Robinson


April 22, 2020 - 3:00-4:25pm - Free

Recital Hour - San Diego Mesa College, Room C-119 in C-100 Building - San Diego Mesa College Jazz Big Band, directed by Ian Tordella and San Diego Mesa College Jazz Ensemble, directed by Bob Magnusson


April 23, 24, 25, 2020 - 7:00-9:00pm - $12 pre-sale, $15 at door

Mesa Dance Presents Dance Company - An evening of Dance and Entertainment - The Joan B. Kroc Theatre, 6611 University Avenue, San Diego, CA 92115 - featuring San Diego Mesa College Dance Dept., directed by Donna Flournoy & Mesa Dance Faculty with music by Applied Music Program Jazz Quartet, directed by Dr. N. Scott Robinson (music 6-7 pm)


April 29, 2020 - 3:00-4:25pm - Free

Recital Hour - San Diego Mesa College, Room C-119 in C-100 Building - San Diego Mesa College Guitar Ensemble, directed by Ian Bassett & San Diego Mesa College Vocal Ensemble, directed by Amy Mein


April 30, 2020 - 5:00-6:00pm - Free

San Diego Mesa College Art Gallery Reception - San Diego Mesa College FA 103 Art Gallery  - featuring San Diego Mesa College Applied Music Program students, directed by Dr. N. Scott Robinson


May 2, 2020 - 11am-12pm - $15.00-$25.00

Classical Guitar - Clairemont Garden Tour - Field Elementary School - 4375 Bannock Avenue, San Diego, CA 92117 - San Diego Mesa College Classical Guitar Students at Clairemont Garden


May 6, 2020 - 3:00-4:25pm - Free

Recital Hour - San Diego Mesa College, Room C-119 in C-100 Building - San Diego Mesa College World Music Ensemble, directed by Dr. N. Scott Robinson


May 13, 2020 - 3:00-4:25pm - Free

Recital Hour - San Diego Mesa College, Room C-119 in C-100 Building -  San Diego Mesa College Applied Music Program Classical Recital, directed by Dr. N. Scott Robinson


May 14, 2020 - 4:00-5:00pm - Free

San Diego Mesa College Art Gallery Student Opening & Reception - San Diego Mesa College FA 103 Art Gallery  - featuring San Diego Mesa College Applied Music Program students, directed by Dr. N. Scott Robinson


May 14, 2020 - 8:00pm - $15 general admission, $10 students

Jazz Concert - Dizzy's - 1717 Morena Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92110 - San Diego Mesa College Jazz Big Band, directed by Ian Tordella


May 15, 2020 - 5:30-9:00pm - $20.00-$60.00

San Diego Mesa College Golden Scissors Fashion Show with Music - Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina, 1380 Harbor Island Drive, San Diego, CA 92101 - Fashion students, directed by Susan Lazear & Mesa Fashion faculty with music by San Diego Mesa College Applied Music Program music students, directed by Dr. N. Scott Robinson (music from 5:30-6:45 pm)


May 20, 2020 - 3:00-4:25pm - Free

Recital Hour - San Diego Mesa College, Room C-119 in C-100 Building - San Diego Mesa College Applied Music Program Jazz Recital, directed by Dr. N. Scott Robinson


May 22, 2020 - 7:00-8:30pm - Free

Vocal, Guitar, and World Music Concert - University Christian Church, 3900 Cleveland Ave, San Diego, CA 92103 - Concert with San Diego Mesa College Vocal Ensemble, directed by Amy Mein; San Diego Mesa College Guitar Ensemble, directed by Ian Bassett; and San Diego Mesa College World Music Ensemble, directed by Dr. N. Scott Robinson


May 2020 - TBA - 6:30-7:30pm - Free

Guitar Ensemble Concert - Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa Public Library, 9005 Aero Drive, San Diego, CA, 92123 - San Diego Mesa College Guitar Ensemble, directed by Ian Bassett


May 27, 2020 - 3:00-4:25pm - Free

Recital Hour - San Diego Mesa College, Room C-119 in C-100 Building - Composition Students of Dr. Momilani Ramstrum