El Camino College to Present “Carnegie Hall Concert Preview”

April 5, 2024 Torrance, CA

Once again, El Camino College’s leading vocal groups are headed to New York City’s famed Carnegie Hall. South Bay audiences are invited to get an advance showing of the performance by attending the “Carnegie Hall Concert Preview” at 8 p.m. May 18 in El Camino’s Marsee Auditorium.

The ECC Symphony, Chorale, Concert Choir, and Women’s Chorus will join special guest artists the Joanna Medawar Nachef Singers (JMNS) to perform Coronation Mass No. 15 in C Major, K. 317 by Mozart. Joanna Medawar Nachef, El Camino alumna, professor, and director of choral & orchestral activities, will conduct the prominent group.

The performance marks Nachef’s seventh guest-conducting appearance at Carnegie Hall. The award-winning choral conductor has been a faculty member at the college since 1989 and has also led the Los Cancioneros Master Chorale, the Ambassadors of Harmony, the Peninsula Community Church Choir, the Joanna Medawar Nachef Singers, and the Torrance Pops Orchestra. Her work has taken her all over the world, conducting various choirs and orchestras.

The El Camino Community College District encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation, or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact the Center for the Arts as soon as possible, but no later than seven days prior to the event.

Tickets are $10 and may be purchased at using the online ticketing system or by phone at 310-329-5345. The Ticket Office is open from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays for walk-up sales, and one hour before all scheduled performances. El Camino College is located at 16007 Crenshaw Boulevard, Torrance.