Halloween Concert 2022
Sunday, October 23rd
MyPerks lounge at the Santa Ana mall next to Hollywood Pianos
2800 N Main St.
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Dear Irvine School of Music families
We are excited to be presenting a special Halloween concert on Sunday, October 23! This concert is open to students of all ages in levels with costumes (optional although encouraged!) to create that special spooky musical vibe!
We will accept all repertoire, although Halloween themed is preferred! All performers will work with their teacher in class planning and practicing their piece!
This special event will be held at the cool and hip MyPerks lounge at the Santa Ana mall next to Hollywood Pianos - our preferred piano partner will be conducting a special piano petting zoo after both concert sessions! You will not want to miss out on the opportunity to check out a range of practice pianos to concert grands at their fabulous showroom.
Next door to MyPerks lounge, after spooky and fun student and faculty performances!
Please note, doors open 15 minutes before your concert time!
- PLEASE ARRIVE BY 1:50PM
- Soundcheck at 2:00pm (optional depending on instrument)
- Session 1: 3:00pm-4:00pm
- Session 2: 4:15pm- 5:15pm
Location: MyPerks lounge at the Santa Ana mall next to Hollywood Pianos
Please acknowledge the following for each concert sign-up:
2pm – 2.45 pm Sound Check:
Any students who are using mics (vocalists, electric guitar, electric drums, rockband, etc.), amps, tracks, or performing with piano accompaniment MUST sign up for a sound check. If you have any questions about this, please contact your teacher and the front desk right away.
The ISM Faculty and Staff
Concert registration is no registration cost with tickets at $20 per audience number. All performers and audience members under the age of 5 do not require tickets.
As part of concert participation, all performers receive professional photos, faculty concert comments, video recording of the entire professionally run concert, and a special engraved medal at the conclusion of the concert.
All ticket sales are final and non refundable after 10/9 registration cut off.
You may purchase pre-sale tickets upon signing up by indicating the total number of tickets you would like to purchase, OR you may purchase day of at the venue.
Billing for tickets will be processed as early as the day of your signup and will be processed via your payment method on your family profile.
As this is a new venue, stay tuned for online viewing details!
Registration for 2022 Halloween Concert is now open, and will close on October 9!
For the concert, masks are recommended to be worn while in the audience. Upon entering the stage area, your student will remove their mask to perform, and it will remain off for the duration of their performance.
There will also be temperature checks and sanitizer used upon entering the performance, in addition to regular cleaning of the instruments after each performance!
At 4 days before the performance, a performer should be running through the piece from beginning to end, and practicing at 2/3 tempo. Mental practice of the entire piece away from the instrument is particularly useful for imagining the type of performance you want to give and strengthening memory. Practicing the day of the performance should focus on warm ups and conserving energy. This means no repeated run throughs during the day of the recital, but mental practice away from the instrument is always great!
Performing takes tremendous concentration for the performers, and any young children who become restless will need to be immediately escorted outside of the recital hall. Students and guardians need to be present the entire duration of the recital.
Concert attire is family friendly Halloween costume!
Otherwise, it is tucked in dress shirt, slacks for boys; dress and dress shoes for girls.
No sneakers, sandals, flip flops, or jeans for all students.
Recitals will start promptly at programmed time and latecomers may miss their performance opportunity.
Students need to bring their music even if they will play from memory as a backup. Needless to say, students need to bring music if they are using it. Additionally, recital halls are known to have air vents that may blow loose leaf pages off a music stand. We recommend putting music in a binder.