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Modesto Junior College
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Arts, Humanities & Communications Division

2019 Celebration of the Humanities

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The MJC Arts Division serves the surrounding community by providing quality performing and visual arts experiences for audiences both young and experienced. The Art Gallery presents a variety of shows each year focused on student, faculty and community work. An outstanding community orchestra and band provide free and low cost concerts for students and area music lovers. The Theatre and Dance Department produces six events each year including comedies, dramas as well as modern, jazz and hip-hop dance concerts.The Arts Division partners with on and off campus organizations to produce an annual calendar of special events including international music ensembles, guest lecturers, political commentators and solo artists.
Looking to transfer to a four-year university? MJC's Arts, Humanities and Communications programs are the gateway to a wide range of popular majors.

 

Programs

Art and Photography
Associate in Arts for Transfer:  Art History
Associate in Arts for Transfer:  Studio Arts
Associate in Arts:  Art
Associate in Arts:  Photography

Communication Studies
Associate in Arts for Transfer:  Communication Studies
Associate in Arts:  Communication Studies
Skills Recognition Award:  Communication Studies

Associate in Arts:  Dance

Humanities
Associate in Arts:  General Studies – Emphasis in Humanities
Associate in Arts:  University Preparation – Emphasis in Humanities

Music
Associate in Arts for Transfer:  Music
Associate in Arts:  Music
Skills Recognition Award:  Recording Arts

Theatre
Associate in Arts for Transfer:  Theatre
Associate in Arts:  Theatre
Skills Recognition Award:  Design and Technical Theatre
Skills Recognition Award:  Theatre Performance

 

Location

Arts, Humanities, & Communications - Division Office
Performing and Media Arts Center Room 205 (PAC 205)
435 College Ave - Modesto, CA 95350

Michael Sundquist, Division Dean
Lori Sammis, Division Secretary
Jacquelin Wingett, Administrative Specialist
Cassandra Shoemate, Administrative Assistant 
Eilaria Maryousef, Student Worker 

 

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Division Events & Concerts Spring 2019

April

 

42nd Annual Celebration of the Humanities
MJC Art Gallery
April 2nd to 25th 
Monday-Thursday
11:00am-5:00pm
Artist Reception Thursday, April 18  5:30pm-7:30pm *New Date
Awards will be handed out at 6:00pm
*Light refreshments will be served

Electronic Music Concert

Wednesday, April 3 at 7pm
Recital Hall (Music 108), East Campus
*Free Concert*

Applied Voice Recital
Monday, April 8 at 7pm
Recital Hall (Music 108), East Campus
Cathryn Tortell / tortellc@yosemite.edu
* Free Concert *

Directing Showcase Auditions
Produced by Lynette Borrelli-Glidewell
Cabaret West Theatre, West Campus
Auditions on April 10 and 11 at 6:00pm in Little Theatre
Rehearsals begin in April/May 
Performances June 19, 20, 21, 22 at 7:00pm  and June 22 at 2:00pm
Please email Lynette for more information borrellil@yosemite.edu

New Music Concert
Friday, April 12 at 7pm
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium
David Dow / dowd@yosemite.edu
* Free Concert * 

String Concert
Friday, April 12 at 7pm
Recital Hall (Music 108), East Campus
Anne Martin / martinan@yosemite.edu
* Free Concert *

Beginning Voice Recital
Monday, April 15 at 6pm
Recital Hall (Music 108), East Campus
Duana Demus Leslie / demus-leslied@yosemite.edu
*Free Concert*

Jazz Band Concert
Monday, April 15 at 7pm
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium
Erik Maki / makie@yosemite.edu
* Free Concert *

Choreographer's Showcase
April 16, 17, 18 at 7pm
Cabaret West Dance Studio, West Campus
$11 General / $9 Students & Seniors
Tickets are available at the Box Office, and at the door beginning 90 minutes prior to each performance

Wind & Brass Concert
Thursday, April 18 at 7pm
Recital Hall (Music 108), East Campus
*Free Concert*
Erik Maki / makie@yosemite.edu

Piano Enrichment Concert
Friday, April 19 at 7pm
Recital Hall (Music 108), East Campus
Janisse Foresti / forestij@yosemite.edu
* Free Concert

Symphonic Band Concert
Monday, April 22 at 7pm
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium
*Free Concert*
Erik Maki / makie@yosemite.edu

'From Russia with Love'
Community Orchestra Concert
Tuesday, April 23 at 7pm
Tickets: $5 General / $2 Students
Tickets available at the door
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium
Anne Martin / martinan@yosemite.edu

Community Concert Band
Wednesday, April 24 at 7pm
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium
*Free Concert*
Erik Maki / makie@yosemite.edu

Applied Piano Concert
Thursday, April 25 at 7pm
Recital Hall (Music 108), East Campus
*Free Concert*
Alejandro Sabre / sabrea@yosemite.edu

'The French Connection'
Choral Concert

Friday, April 26 at 7pm
Tickets $6 General / $5 Students & Seniors
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium
Cathryn Tortell / tortellc@yosemite.edu
Tickets are available at the Box Office, and at the door beginning 90 minutes prior to performance

May

Finals Week
April 29 - May 3
For information regarding finals schedule please check the mjc website 

Commencement
Friday, May 3, 2019
Congratulations Class of 2019!!

June

Directing Showcase
Produced by Lynette Borrelli-Glidewell
June 19, 20, 21, 22 at 7pm
June 22 at 2pm
Cabaret West Dance Studio, West Campus
$11 General / $9 Students & Seniors
Tickets are available at the Box Office, and at the door beginning 90 minutes prior to each performance


Division Events & Concerts Fall 2019


September

Theatre Seasonal Auditions
The Hunchback of Notre Dame directed by Michael Lynch
The Cripple of Inishmaan directed by Lynette Borrelli-Glidewell
September 3 and 4 at 5:30pm
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium
More information to come
Questions please email Michael at lynchm@mjc.edu or Lynette at borrellil@mjc.edu

Jam n Jive
September 25, 26, 27, 28 at 7pm
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium
$11 General / $9 Students & Seniors
Tickets are available at the Box Office, and at the door beginning 90 minutes prior to each performance

October

Speech Night
Tuesday, October 1
4:00pm/7:00pm
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium
$5 Pre-sale / $8 at the door

Shrek the Musical, Auditions
October 2 and 3 at 5:30pm
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium
What to bring? Coming Soon...
Directed by Lynette Borrelli-Glidewell
Musical Director Cathryn Tortell
Choreographer Kim T. Davis
Rehearsals begin January 14th
Performance Dates
March 27, 28 at 7pm
April 2, 3, 4 at 7pm
April 5 at 2pm
Friday, April 3 a special 10am school performance for area high schools
For more information please email 
Lynette Borrelli-Glidewell / borrellil@mjc.edu

The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Directed by Michael Lynch
November 1 at 10am *special schools/groups performance, for information please call 209.575.6081
October 25, 26, 31 at 7pm
November 1, 2 at 7pm
November 3 at 2pm
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium
$11 General / $9 Students & Seniors

November

Fall Sing
Wednesday, November 6
3:30pm-5:30pm
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium
For information please contact Cathryn Tortell, tortellc@mjc.edu

Orchestra Day
Thursday, November 7
9:30am-1pm
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium
For information please contact Anne Martin, martinan@mjc.edu

Campus Closed
November 28 and 29
Happy Thanksgiving!

Wind and Percussion Concert
Thursday, November 14 at 7pm
Recital Hall (Music 108), East Campus
*Free Concert*

Elementary Voice Recital
Monday, November 18 at 7pm
Recital Hall (Music 108), East Campus
*Free Concert*

Strings Concert
Monday, November 22 at 7pm
Recital Hall (Music 108), East Campus
*Free Concert*

Applied Voice Recital
Monday, November 25 at 7pm
Recital Hall (Music 108), East Campus
*Free Concert*

Jazz Band
Monday, November 25 at 7pm
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium
*Free Concert*

December

Symphonic Band Concert
Monday, December 2 at 7pm
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium
*Free Concert*
Erik Maki / makie@yosemite.edu

Community Orchestra Concert
Tuesday, December 3 at 7pm
Tickets: $5 General / $2 Students
Tickets available at the door
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium
Anne Martin / martinan@yosemite.edu

Electronic Music Concert
Wednesday, December 4 at 7pm
Recital Hall (Music 108), East Campus
*Free Concert*
David Dow / dowd@mjc.edu

Community Concert Band
Wednesday, December 4 at 7pm
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium
*Free Concert*
Erik Maki / makie@yosemite.edu

Applied Piano Concert
Thursday, December 5 at 7pm
Recital Hall (Music 108), East Campus
*Free Concert*
Alejandro Sabre / sabrea@yosemite.edu

Guitar Concert
Friday, December 6 at 7pm
Recital Hall (Music 108), East Campus
*Free Concert*

Choral Concert
Friday, December 6 at 7pm
Tickets $6 General / $5 Students & Seniors
Performing and Media Arts Center, Main Auditorium
Cathryn Tortell / tortellc@yosemite.edu
Tickets are available at the Box Office, and at the door beginning 90 minutes prior to performance

MJC FINALS WEEK
December 9th - 13th 

The Cripple of Inishmaan
December 5 Preview at 7pm
December 6, 7, 13, 14 at 7pm
December 15 at 2pm
Performing and Media Arts Center, Little Theatre
$11 General / $9 Students & Seniors
Tickets Available Online & At the Door
Lynette Borrelli-Glidewell / borrellil@mjc.edu

MJC Winter Break
December 16 - January 1
MJC Campus will be Closed

Division Events & Concerts Spring 2020


Last Updated 4.1.19

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(209) 575-6081

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