Music

Review: A ‘spoonful’ of Disney

My oh my, what a wonderful night… sort of. Nostalgia, laughter and tears swept the Haugh Performing Arts Center Oct. 13 with Disney classics dating as far back as 1947. Though creativity in song performance was not present, overall it was a delightful concert. Citrus College’s Sierra Wind Symphony and Concert Choir opened the annual…

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Review: Concert takes audience back in time

American Rhapsody: Gershwin Songbook was entertaining, lacks colors and imagery. As one of the first performances of the Fall season, the Haugh Performing Arts Center should have filled, however, the majority of the crowd was senior citizens who could barely fill half of the theater. Michael Andrew, the headline singer and bandleader, walked on stage…

Blue Note Orchestra performs on Grammy winner’s 21st album

Thanks to Dean of Fine and Performing Arts Robert Slack, the Citrus Blue Note Orchestra contributed to grammy winner Melissa Manchester’s 21st album “The Fellas.” Manchester recently released her newest album in early September, starring the Citrus College Blue Note Orchestra. The Blue Note Orchestra is a 20-piece band of current Citrus students and past…

A breath of fresh fair

  Every year, Angelinos gather in Pomona for the one event that has a little bit of something for everyone: the Los Angeles County Fair. The Pomona Fairplex goes from empty parking lots and grounds to loud music, animal noises, crowds and bright lights at the beginning of September. No matter how old you are…

Review: After-hours at the racetrack

Only at the 626 Night Market can you find gourmet food vendors, live music, artists, activists and crafts. The 626 Night Market is held on four separate weekends during the summer at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia. Over 80 food vendors were present. Chick n’ Skin, Sumo Dog and Cajun House were a few vendors…

Review: Performance filled mediocre melodies

Instead of watching the highly anticipated “Wonder Woman” film on opening night, a slew of family and friends arrived at the Haugh Performing Arts Center for an enjoyable evening as they supported their loved ones. On June 2, the Citrus College Visual and Performing Arts department hosted the 2017 Spring Music Concert. Five groups shared…

Pop Rock Showcase to feature hits of the ’90s

Citrus Visual and Performing Arts Department will present Pop Rock Showcase at 7 p.m. June 13 at the Haugh Performing Arts Center. The show will include music from the ‘90s, such as “Wanna Be,” “No Diggity,” “Say My Name,” “La Vida Loca,” “Say You’ll Be There,” “Mo Money Mo Problems” and many more. Bands from…

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Music department to come together for spring show

Citrus College choir and ensemble classes don’t all perform or practice together. However, at the Spring Music Concert, students get to show the audience, and each other, what they’ve been working on. The Spring Music Concert, starring the Citrus Singers, Concert Choir, Women’s Ensemble, the Vocal Ensemble and the Sierra Wind Symphony, will take place…