GROSSMONT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AND MASTER CHORALE PRESENT, “A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM” ON FEBRUARY 28 AND MARCH 3

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February 26, 2013 (Rancho San Diego) -- Grossmont Symphony Orchestra and Master Chorale announce the seventh concert in the 2012-2013 performance season: “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”

Experience an evening of Shakespeare as musically set by Felix Mendelssohn, with actors from Grossmont College and the community in a complete recited performance of, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” This rare performance allows the audience to experience all of Mendelssohn’s beloved music about fairies, honorable love, and comedic drama—three stories in one—as performed by the Grossmont Symphony Orchestra, women of the Grossmont Master Chorale with soloists, and seven outstanding actors performing no fewer than twenty-two (22) roles.

The first performance is Thursday, February 28, at 7:30 p.m. inside the Cuyamaca College Music Hall; 900 Rancho San Diego Parkway (Rancho San Diego). Admission: $10- General, $5- Students.

The second performance is Sunday, March 3, at 7:00 p.m. inside Paradise Valley 7th-day Adventist Church; 2701 East 8th. St. (National City). Admission: Free-Will Offering.

For more information, please visit: http://www.grossmontsymphony.org or call the Grossmont College Music Dept. at (619) 644-7254.

The Grossmont College Department of Music is proud of it award-winning faculty of local and nationally renowned performers, conductors, composers, and teachers, which serve over 60 undergraduate music majors, in addition to serving the campus wide student body of over 20,000 students. Offering over one hundred performances per year, from classical orchestral, to vocal jazz, to guitar performances in classical, jazz, and new age, the Grossmont College Music Department provides San Diego's East County with an abundance of opportunities for cultural enrichment. The Grossmont Symphony Orchestra (GSO), and Master Chorale (GMC), are East County's answer to quality classical music performances. Under the musical direction of Randall Tweed, the seventy-five member orchestral and fifty member choral ensembles are comprised of music and non-music majors, music teachers, and talented musicians from the community.

The Grossmont Symphony Orchestra and Master Chorale—East County’s own orchestra and chorus, thanks you for helping to support the East County arts.