Vanguard University Music: Student Concert February 11th

You are cordially invited to our 2018 Winter Concert on Sunday February 11th at Vanguard University in Costa Mesa, Needham Chapel, an intimate concert venue with beautiful acoustics.

Vanguard address: 55 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, California 92626

Please plan your schedule to accommodate commute and parking as concert sessions will start promptly and doors will open 15 minutes beforehand.

Parking and Driving Instructions:

Needham Chapel, where the concert will be held is building 18. All parking lots are available to park in, but lot M provides the most parking and easiest access to the chapel.

To gain access to Lot M, you will need to enter from the Fair Drive entrance at the light that leads into City Hall, as well as Vanguard. Please note that guests are not permitted to park in the City Hall parking lot as they will be subject to being fined and towed. Vanguard University will not be held responsible if an incident of such nature occurs.

Parking Passes

Parking is $2 for the entire day in Vanguard’s lots. You can pay at the ticket kiosks located at the entrance of the parking lots.

Directions

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Sunday, February 11th, 2018

1-2 PM (Sound Check)
2:15-3:15 PM (MFT Superstars Rehearsal)
3:30-4:30 PM (Concert Block)
4:45-5:45 PM (Concert Block)
6-7:30 PM (Concert Block)

Sound check. Please arrive on time! Sound checks are not open to the public. VOCALISTS, ELECTRIC GUITARISTS, ELECTRIC DRUMMERS, AND OTHER STUDENTS WHO NEED AN ACCOMPANIST, AMP, OR MICROPHONE ONLY!

Doors open 15 minutes before start of each concert block.

Concerts will start promptly on time.

Preparation tips: Are you doing run throughs for friends, family, and small groups? We hope so! What useful insight are you taking away from each run through? At 3-5 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 concert, but mental practice away from the instrument is always great!

Day of the concert: Please note the front office will be available in the day before to answer your questions. However, the day of the concert the front desk will be closed. Please plan your schedule accordingly and call us if you have questions.

Reminders about concert etiquette and dress code:

Concert attire for performers is tucked in dress shirt, slacks, and dress shoes for boys; dress and dress shoe girls. No sneakers, sandals, or flip flops allowed for any performer.

Performing takes tremendous concentration for the performers, and any young children who become restless will need to be immediately escorted outside of the concert hall.

Students and guardians need to be present the entire duration of the concert.

Concerts will start promptly at the programmed time and latecomers may miss their performance opportunity.

Bringing music: 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, concert halls are known to have air vents that may blow loose-leaf pages off a music stand. We recommend putting music in a binder.

Preparation tips: Are you doing run-throughs for friends, family, and small groups? We hope so! What useful insight are you taking away from each run through? At 3-5 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 concert, but mental practice away from the instrument is always great!

Day of the concert: Please note the front office will be available on the day before to answer your questions.

However, the day of the concert the front desk will be closed. 
Please plan your schedule accordingly and call us if you have questions.

Please plan your schedule accordingly and call us if you have questions.

Reminders about concert etiquette and dress code:

Concert attire for performers is tucked in dress shirt, slacks, and dress shoes for boys; dress and dress shoe girls. No sneakers, sandals, or flip-flops allowed for any performer.

Performing takes tremendous concentration for the performers, and any young children who become restless will need to be immediately escorted outside of the concert hall.

Students and guardians need to be present the entire duration of the concert.

Concerts will start promptly at the programmed time and latecomers may miss their performance opportunity.

Bringing music: 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, concert halls are known to have air vents that may blow loose-leaf pages off a music stand. We recommend putting music in a binder.

Peformers


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