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April 19, 2024

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You are invited to attend a series of Folsom Lake College student theatre, dance, and music performances now through the end of the Spring 2024 semester:

FLC Music Department presents "Jazz Waves: Where the Rhythmic Allure of Jazz Meets the Timeless Melody of the Sea"
Wednesday, April 24, 6:00 pm, Harris Center for the Arts, Stage 3/Scott-Skillman Recital Hall
Join us as we venture into uncharted waters, where each moment promises a new and exciting discovery. Feel the romance in the air as we set course for southern latitudes and sway to the “new wave” magic of Brazil's bossa nova, infusing the relaxed stylings of local band Que Bossa. Swim into the waves of jazz rhythms and dive into the depths of gospel with FLC Falcon's Choirs. Then, prepare to be enthralled by tales of high-seas adventures as Cantare Chorale of the Sierra Foothills hits the stage with rousing sea shanties! So come aboard and let the FLC Falcon's Choirs and their special guests be your musical compass to an evening of good fun. Tickets are $37-$42.

FLC Music Department presents "Voice Recital"
Monday, April 29, 3:00 pm, Harris Center for the Arts, Stage 3/Scott-Skillman Recital Hall
The recital will showcase the talents of FLC's vocal students. From classical art songs and Broadway to chart-topping pop hits, this program has it all! The solo works will highlight the unique voices and styles of each performer, while the art songs will transport the audience through various musical genres, from classical to contemporary. Get ready to experience this captivating afternoon of vocal music and witness emerging talent live! Tickets are $27.

FLC Dance Department presents "Evening of Dance: Journeys"
Thursday, May 2, 6:00 pm, Harris Center for the Arts, Stage 1
Journey with us through exquisite dances to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Folsom Lake College! Various stories and experiences – truth and hope – will be performed by the FLC Dance Department, MOSAIC Dance Company, and regional guests. Exciting journeys through the multitude of dance forms will include ballet, jazz, modern, musical theatre, contemporary, and hip-hop – an evening of dance where human expression, storytelling, and meaning will transport you toward hope, celebration, and fun! Tickets are $28-$42.

Falcon's Eye Theatre presents "Much Ado About Nothing"
Thursday, May 9 through Sunday, May 12, 7:00 pm, David Girard Vineyards in Placerville
Join us for an outdoor performance of Much Ado About Nothing, one of Shakespeare’s more popular comedies. It is a story of romantic love with different journeys to a happy ending and is suitable for ages 8+ (subtle adult humor). The play is accompanied by live music. Attendees can also enjoy wine tasting from David Girard Vineyards and an optional boxed dinner from Allez! Restaurant. Tickets are $11.50-$37.75.

FLC Music Department presents "FLC MUSIC FEST"
Thursday, May 9 through Saturday, May 11, Harris Center for the Arts, Stage 2/City Studio Theater and Recording Studio
FLC MUSIC FEST will feature performances by FLC's Student Ensembles, GRANADA, CMP Djembe Circle, Aether Element, Critical Condition, and other groups! GRANADA is an exciting young band making waves on the local music scene after winning UC Davis radio station KDVS' "Battle of the Bands" earlier this year. GRANADA musicians Breezy Shiu and Michelle Reyes-Delgado are students in FLC's Commercial Music program. Tickets are $10-$15

FLC Youth Chamber Orchestra presents "Spring Concert: The Musical Feast of the Soloists!"
Saturday, May 11, 2:00 pm, Harris Center for the Arts, Stage 3/Scott-Skillman Recital Hall
Sunday, May 12, 2:00 pm, Harris Center for the Arts, Stage 3/Scott-Skillman Recital Hall
This ensemble of young people ages 12-20 is one-of-a-kind and has gained recognition for its expressive and imaginative performances and its challenging repertoire that includes baroque, contemporary, classical, jazz, and folk. This ensemble is created with highly selected soloists and each young musician has a chance to be spotlighted and express his/her artistic abilities. Tickets are $19.

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Our dance curriculum offers students the opportunity to develop a breadth of multi-disciplinary dance abilities and knowledge.

The Folsom Lake College music curriculum includes vocal and instrumental components, as well as courses on music and music history.

Theatre Arts
Folsom Lake College's theatre arts program provides a broad foundation in various aspects of theatre including history, diversity, and production.