Performing Arts

May 2017

  • 03/21/2017 - 7:00pm

    Tuesdays, March 28 - May 9, 7:00-8:30
    Common Voice Community Choir
    Common Voice is the Community Choir of West Marin, singing soulful and uplifting group harmony songs and chants from around the world. We sing a cappella songs, American folk music and spirituals, African group songs and chants, and other world music. All voices are welcome, and absolutely no music or singing experience is required. The Stinson Beach chapter meets on Mondays 7:00-8:30 pm and the Point Reyes chapter meets Tuesdays 7:00-8:30 pm. The groups work in sync, and make-up sessions are available at the other chapter on the same week. The final session is a Friends & Family Choir Night where we invite others to hear what we've created together. Get more info and sign up at www.commonvoicechoir.org or mail a check to Sound Orchard, PO Box 722, Point Reyes Station, CA 94956.

    Dues: $175 early bird before March 22, $200 after.
    Sliding scale scholarships available – visit www.commonvoicechoir.org for info.

     

     

  • 03/21/2017 - 7:00pm

    Tuesdays, March 28 - May 9, 7:00-8:30
    Common Voice Community Choir
    Common Voice is the Community Choir of West Marin, singing soulful and uplifting group harmony songs and chants from around the world. We sing a cappella songs, American folk music and spirituals, African group songs and chants, and other world music. All voices are welcome, and absolutely no music or singing experience is required. The Stinson Beach chapter meets on Mondays 7:00-8:30 pm and the Point Reyes chapter meets Tuesdays 7:00-8:30 pm. The groups work in sync, and make-up sessions are available at the other chapter on the same week. The final session is a Friends & Family Choir Night where we invite others to hear what we've created together. Get more info and sign up at www.commonvoicechoir.org or mail a check to Sound Orchard, PO Box 722, Point Reyes Station, CA 94956.

    Dues: $175 early bird before March 22, $200 after.
    Sliding scale scholarships available – visit www.commonvoicechoir.org for info.

     

     

  • 05/12/2017 - 7:30pm

    Tickets $10 general, $7 seniors, $5 children

     KIDS MUSICAL THEATER PRESENTS “WE ARE MONSTERS”

    We Are Monsters is a hilarious new musical that follows human kids into a monster cabaret filled with quirky monster characters. The adventurous humans uncover vegetarian vampires and rock n’ roll werewolves, gradually realizing there may be more to these monsters than meets the eye! Most importantly, these monsters and kids discover the importance of friendship and celebrating in the attributes that make each of us different and unique.

    Friday, May 12 / 7:30 PM, Saturday May 13 / 2 PM & 5 PM / Tickets $10 general, $7 seniors, $5 children

     

  • 05/13/2017 - 5:00pm

     

    KIDS MUSICAL THEATER PRESENTS “WE ARE MONSTERS”
    We Are Monsters is a hilarious new musical that follows human kids into a monster cabaret filled with quirky monster characters. The adventurous humans uncover vegetarian vampires and rock n’ roll werewolves, gradually realizing there may be more to these monsters than meets the eye! Most importantly, these monsters and kids discover the importance of friendship and celebrating in the attributes that make each of us different and unique.

    Friday, May 12 / 7:30 PM, Saturday May 13 / 2 PM & 5 PM / Tickets $10 general, $7 seniors, $5 children

     

  • 05/21/2017 - 2:00pm

    FREE

     

    THE ALBANY JAZZ BIG BAND under the guidance of Musical Director and Conductor, Bob Levenson, presents a clear, swinging, and modern big band sound. This year’s performance at the Dance Palace will be the seventh annual dance concert. The band plays regularly at other community events—all around the East Bay. The musicians mostly hail from the Berkeley-Albany-El Cerrito corridor. Repertoire consists of classic big band swing by the great bandleaders and arrangers; blues, bossa nova and latin, bebop and post bebop music of the 60’s and later.  The band plays great danceable music, and features fine local jazz vocalists and instrumental soloists.

June 2017

  • 06/11/2017 - 7:00pm

    The Music from Marin Summer Festival returns to the Dance Palace for two Sunday performances:  June 11 and 25 at 7:00pm.

    The Music from Marin Summer Festival brings 14 FREE chamber music and chamber operas to communities throughout Marin and returns to the Dance Palace for the fourth year in a row.  Paul Smith, Music Director and pianist, continues his ongoing series devoted to chamber arrangements of piano concertos and symphonies by major composers.

     

    Program 1 Sunday, June 11at 7:00
    Ludwig van Beethoven / Franz Liszt - Symphony no. 9 for 2 pianos

    Ronald Cavaye and Paul Smith revive Franz Liszt’s stunning transcription of Beethoven’s masterpiece. Hear the 9th Symphony as you’ve never heard it before!.

     

     

    FREE admission.

  • 06/25/2017 - 7:00pm

    The Music from Marin Summer Festival returns to the Dance Palace for two Sunday performances:  June 11 and 25, all at 7:00pm.

    The Music from Marin Summer Festival brings 14 FREE chamber music and chamber operas to communities throughout Marin and returns to the Dance Palace for the fourth year in a row.  Paul Smith, Music Director and pianist, continues his ongoing series devoted to chamber arrangements of piano concertos and symphonies by major composers.

    Two for Two Pianos and Percussion

    The Marin County based Not Mr. & Mrs. Smith Piano Duo (Jean Alexis Smith and Paul Smith) open the program with Michael Daugherty’s paean to the great tradition of the American cocktail piano followed by the London based Szervanszky/Cavaye Piano-duo (Valeria Szervanszky and Ronald Cavaye) performing Bartok’s stunning masterpiece.

    Michael Daugherty - Lounge Lizards for 2 Pianos and Percussion Bela Bartok - Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion

    FREE admission.

July 2017

  • 07/23/2017 - 7:00pm
    Support blossoming artists of all ages in our community! Come to 10x10 PerformanceLab!  At this experimental variety show & performance lab, up to 10 artists perform for up to 10 minutes each.  You never know what you'll see.  It's a place to do brave work and take risks.  The audience is encouraged to stick around after the show to give feedback to the performers.

    CALL FOR ARTISTS:  We are looking for artists of all ages.  To sign up for a slot, please visit 10x10performace lab.com.  For further info, contact Shelley at 10x10performancelab.com  

    October 23, 2016; January 22, 2017; April 23, 2017; July 23: 2017 and October 22, 2017, 7 PM, $10 at the door.

     

August 2017

  • 08/26/2017 - 8:00pm

    $35 in advance, $40 at the door, $33 seniors

    Inspired by the changing seasons and various topographies, George Winston’s music is instantly recognizable. Since 1972 George has released thirteen solo piano albums, and his latest album, released in March 2017, is SPRING CAROUSEL-A CANCER RESEARCH BENEFIT.  This concert will feature George’s Winter Show, which will include melodic fall and winter type songs from his recordings, some of Vince Guaraldi’s Peanuts pieces, pieces inspired by the New Orleans piano & the stride piano traditions, and more.  Also, please join George in support of our local food bank by bringing a donation of canned food to the concert.  Tickets will be available for purchase on May 1st. 

September 2017

  • 09/26/2017 - 7:00pm

    West Marin Choir (formerly known as Common Voice Choir) sings soulful and uplifting group harmony songs and chants from around the world including a-cappella songs, American folk music, spirituals and a variety of world music. No music experience is needed and you do not need to know how to read music. West Marin Choir began in 2013 in Point Reyes and has grown to two chapters totaling 80 members throughout West Marin.

    West Marin Choir: Fall Season 2017
    Sept. 12 to Oct. 17, Tuesdays 7:00-8:30 pm
    with Tim Weed
    $150 if paid by Sept. 7, $165 after

    Sign up at www.westmarinchoir.org or mail check to Sound Orchard, PO Box 722, Point Reyes Station, CA 94956.

    Questions can be directed to 415-663-4018 or mail@soundorchard.org.

October 2017

  • 09/26/2017 - 7:00pm

    West Marin Choir (formerly known as Common Voice Choir) sings soulful and uplifting group harmony songs and chants from around the world including a-cappella songs, American folk music, spirituals and a variety of world music. No music experience is needed and you do not need to know how to read music. West Marin Choir began in 2013 in Point Reyes and has grown to two chapters totaling 80 members throughout West Marin.

    West Marin Choir: Fall Season 2017
    Sept. 12 to Oct. 17, Tuesdays 7:00-8:30 pm
    with Tim Weed
    $150 if paid by Sept. 7, $165 after

    Sign up at www.westmarinchoir.org or mail check to Sound Orchard, PO Box 722, Point Reyes Station, CA 94956.

    Questions can be directed to 415-663-4018 or mail@soundorchard.org.

  • 09/26/2017 - 7:00pm

    West Marin Choir (formerly known as Common Voice Choir) sings soulful and uplifting group harmony songs and chants from around the world including a-cappella songs, American folk music, spirituals and a variety of world music. No music experience is needed and you do not need to know how to read music. West Marin Choir began in 2013 in Point Reyes and has grown to two chapters totaling 80 members throughout West Marin.

    West Marin Choir: Fall Season 2017
    Sept. 12 to Oct. 17, Tuesdays 7:00-8:30 pm
    with Tim Weed
    $150 if paid by Sept. 7, $165 after

    Sign up at www.westmarinchoir.org or mail check to Sound Orchard, PO Box 722, Point Reyes Station, CA 94956.

    Questions can be directed to 415-663-4018 or mail@soundorchard.org.

  • 09/26/2017 - 7:00pm

    West Marin Choir (formerly known as Common Voice Choir) sings soulful and uplifting group harmony songs and chants from around the world including a-cappella songs, American folk music, spirituals and a variety of world music. No music experience is needed and you do not need to know how to read music. West Marin Choir began in 2013 in Point Reyes and has grown to two chapters totaling 80 members throughout West Marin.

    West Marin Choir: Fall Season 2017
    Sept. 12 to Oct. 17, Tuesdays 7:00-8:30 pm
    with Tim Weed
    $150 if paid by Sept. 7, $165 after

    Sign up at www.westmarinchoir.org or mail check to Sound Orchard, PO Box 722, Point Reyes Station, CA 94956.

    Questions can be directed to 415-663-4018 or mail@soundorchard.org.

  • 10/22/2017 - 7:00pm
     
    Support blossoming artists of all ages in our community! Come to 10x10 PerformanceLab!  At this experimental variety show & performance lab, up to 10 artists perform for up to 10 minutes each.  You never know what you'll see.  It's a place to do brave work and take risks.  The audience is encouraged to stick around after the show to give feedback to the performers.

    CALL FOR ARTISTS:  We are looking for artists of all ages.  To sign up for a slot, please visit 10x10performace lab.com.  For further info, contact Shelley at 10x10performancelab.com  

    October 23, 2016; January 22, 2017; April 23, 2017; July 23: 2017 and October 22, 2017, 7 PM, $10 at the door.

     

  • 10/22/2017 - 7:00pm

    The Music from Marin returns to the Dance Palace to celebrate Franz Lizst's birthday on October 22, 2017 at 7 PM.

    The Music from Marin brings FREE chamber music and chamber operas to communities throughout Marin and returns to the Dance Palace in Pt. Reyes Station for the fourth year in a row.  Paul Smith, music director and pianist, continues his ongoing series devoted to chamber arrangments of piano concertos and symphonies by major composers.

    FREE Admission.

November 2017

  • 11/05/2017 - 7:00pm

    The Marin Chamber Players perform the masters of the late 20th century classical music:  Stockhausen, Messaien, Kagel, HK Gruber and Judith Weir.

    Paul Smith, Music Director and pianist, continues his ongoing series devoted to chamber arrangements of piano concertos and symphonies by major composers performed by the Music from Marin Chamber Players.

    Sunday, November 5 at 7:00pm - FREE admission

  • 11/05/2017 - 7:00pm

    FREE

    The Contemporary Opera Marin performas "Bolshevik Cabaret." Paul SMith, music director and pianist, continues his on-going series devoted to presenting free performing arts to West Marin.