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Community Events 

El Camino College Center for the Arts is proud to partner with community organizations to provide high-quality art, entertainment and cultural events throughout the year. Outreach programs for youth, special initiatives that celebrate the community’s cultural diversity, and unique musical productions, art exhibitions, and academic enrichment programs are just a few of the events coordinated through the Center for the Arts.  

Beach Cities Symphony's 2016-17 Season

NOVEMBER 4, 2016 - 8:15PM
Joseph Haydn — Symphony No. 1 in D major, Hob.I:1
Johannes Brahms — Variations on a Theme by Haydn Op. 56a
Sergei Rachmaninoff — Piano Concerto No. 3 with
     Georgi Slavchev, piano soloist

JANUARY 27, 2017 - 8:15PM
W.A. Mozart - La Clemenza di Tito Overture K. 621
Ludwig van Beethoven - Triple Concerto in C Major, Op. 56
      MC² Trio (Piano, Violin, and Cello)
Jean Sibelius - Symphony No. 3 in C major Op. 52

MARCH 24, 2017 - 8:15PM
Maurice Ravel - Mother Goose Suite
Max Bruch - Scottish Fantasy in Eb major Op. 46
      Roberto Cani, violin soloist
Igor Stravinsky - Firebird Suite (1919)

MAY 26, 2017 - 8:15PM
Charles Fernandez — Bachus Illatus
Artists of the Future Winners
Soloists and Selections TBD
Giuseppe Verdi - Nabucco Overture

Marsee Auditorium

These are FREE EVENTS. For more information, visit the Beach Cities Symphony website. 

Beach Cities Symphony

Messiah Sing-Along

December 9, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.

Campus Theatre

Join us for our annual community sing-along performance of Handel's Messiah with organ, orchestra, and professional soloists.

We pack the house every year and admission is FREE! You are the chorus!

Directed by Joanna Medawar Nachef

This is a FREE event - Bring your own score or pick one up at the door. Parking is $3. 

For more information, contact Dr. Joanna Medawar Nachef, director

310-660-3593, ext. 3713 or 


messiah singalong

"The Nutcracker" Presented by The South Bay Ballet

December 17, 2016 at 2 p.m.

December 18, 2016 at 2 p.m.

Marsee Auditorium

Nationally known South Bay Ballet delivers a holiday confection for savvy ballet audiences who are looking for impeccably trained artists and a creative, accessible interpretation of Tchaikovsky’s classic. Grandmother Clara tells the story of a young girl on Christmas Eve, dreaming a lush and vivid fantasy of her faithful Nutcracker Prince escorting her to the Kingdom of Sweets, where she becomes his beautiful, grown-up ballerina–and isn’t that every girl’s Christmas wish?

For tickets, visit or the South Bay Ballet website.

The Nutcracker

Los Angeles Opera

Figaro’s American Adventure

February 1, 2017 at 10:30 a.m.

Marsee Auditorium

Educational Outreach Programming 

Figaro’s American Adventure is a charming opera created by Eli and LeRoy Villanueva, based on Rossini’s popular classic, The Barber of Seville. With his band of sneaky barbers and mercenaries, our wily hero Figaro leads us on a delightful musical goose chase. Ultimately, he outsmarts his adversary, and love triumphs as he helps his friend the Count win the hand of his beloved.

This is a Los Angeles Opera educational outreach event and is designed for elementary age students.  The program is FREE but advanced reservations are required.  For more information or to make a reservation, please contact the El Camino College Ticket Office at:
(310) 329-5345 or email   

 Los Angeles Opera


Last Published 10/7/16