Honored with more than 40 BMI, and 11 Billboard #1 awards, Steve Dorff’s many songs have been sung by some of the greatest artists of our time—Barbra Streisand, Celine Dion, Whitney Houston, George Strait, Vanessa Williams and countless others. Temple Adat Shalom is proud to host this concert and invites budding songwriters, singers, performers, listeners, collaborators and audio enthusiasts sharing a common love—music—to join us! Proceeds benefit charitable programs sponsored by Temple Adat Shalom.
“The Pleasure of Your Company” music series invites you to enjoy an afternoon of jazz with the Rob Thorsen Trio onSunday, February 11, at 2:30 PM in the informal and intimate setting of the Scripps Miramar Ranch Library Center. This award winning group will perform a variety of music including classic jazz, original compositions and more. In addition to acoustical bassist Rob Thorsen, the band includes pianist Hugo Suarez and drummer Richard Sellers. Together they integrate many different music styles that contribute to their modern jazz sound. From Duke Ellington to Wayne Shorter and Miles Davis, the Rob Thorsen Trio weaves together a unique sound that honors the jazz masters while inspiring a fresh approach to this great American art form.
Marina Kantor’s one act, one woman show is a classical piano theatrical performance that takes you on a journey through the history of the Israeli National Anthem Hatikva, a melody of just 25 notes. Marina combines her formal Russian musical training with an international vision of history and art that makes this one woman show a one of a kind preformance.
Proceeds from the United States premier of “Don’t End It On A Minor” will be donated to Cindy’s College Crew Fund, Congregation Beth Israel, to honor the memory of Cindy Polger, who loved creating and maintaining Jewish connection.
The Salk Institute invites you to attend the fifth season of the Salk Science & Music Series. The series consists of four remarkable Sunday afternoons that bring together virtuosos from the worlds of science and music.
Each concert features stunning performances by some of the finest instrumentalists in the world of classical music in addition to riveting talks about the latest scientific discoveries by the Institute’s world-renowned scientists.
Come listen to Kathy sing a variety of songs from Yiddush, Hebrew, Ladino, American and much much more. Cost is $25 which includes a variety of appetizers and refreshments. Please call Joyce (760) 944-5774 to make your reservations. Checks must be received by August 16, 2018.
The fall season of the “Pleasure of Your Company” music series will open with a performance by concert pianist Bryan Verhoye on Sunday, September 9, at 2:30 PM at the Scripps Miramar Ranch Library Center. His program will include works by Beethoven, Mendelssohn, and Rachmaninoff.
Mr. Verhoye trained at the USC School of Music, the Aspen Music School, and the Peabody Conservatory and has won first-prize awards from the International Piano Recording Competition and the Carmel Music Society, as well as multiple awards from the Musical Merit Foundation of San Diego. His performance in Carmel of Stravinsky’s “Three Movements from Petrouchka” was broadcast on National Public Radio’s syndicated Performance Today program. In addition to numerous appearances with the San Diego Symphony in both classical and jazz settings, Bryan is in demand as a solo recitalist, accompanist, and chamber music performer in San Diego and throughout the West Coast. He is also a frequent adjudicator in piano competitions in San Diego and southern California. A published composer and arranger, he is also the accompanist for the San Diego Master Chorale, Music Associate/Pianist at Point Loma Community Presbyterian Church, and Adjunct Professor of Music at Grossmont College.
Meet the artist and mingle with fellow music lovers at a complimentary post-concert reception. There is no charge for the concert, which is sponsored by the Scripps Ranch Friends of the Library, although donations are appreciated. Scripps Miramar Ranch Library Center is located at 10301 Scripps Lake Drive near Miramar Lake. Overflow parking is available on Meanley Drive off Scripps Ranch Blvd. Visit www.srfol.org or call (858) 538-8158 for information.