Performing Arts

April 2017

  • Saturday, April 1, 7:00 PM

    Paul Smith, Music Director and pianist, continues his ongoing series devoted to chamber arrangements of piano concertos and symphonies by major composers.  Selections will include Bach/Busoni, Beethoven, Debussy and Stravinsky.  FREE admission.

  • Tuesday, March 21, 7:00 PM

    Tuesdays, March 28 - May 9, 7:00-8:30
    Common Voice Community Choir
    Common Voice is the Community Choir of West Marin, singing soulful and uplifting group harmony songs and chants from around the world. We sing a cappella songs, American folk music and spirituals, African group songs and chants, and other world music. All voices are welcome, and absolutely no music or singing experience is required. The Stinson Beach chapter meets on Mondays 7:00-8:30 pm and the Point Reyes chapter meets Tuesdays 7:00-8:30 pm. The groups work in sync, and make-up sessions are available at the other chapter on the same week. The final session is a Friends & Family Choir Night where we invite others to hear what we've created together. Get more info and sign up at www.commonvoicechoir.org or mail a check to Sound Orchard, PO Box 722, Point Reyes Station, CA 94956.

    Dues: $175 early bird before March 22, $200 after.
    Sliding scale scholarships available – visit www.commonvoicechoir.org for info.

     

     

  • Sunday, April 9, 7:00 PM

    Details to follow...

  • Tuesday, March 21, 7:00 PM

    Tuesdays, March 28 - May 9, 7:00-8:30
    Common Voice Community Choir
    Common Voice is the Community Choir of West Marin, singing soulful and uplifting group harmony songs and chants from around the world. We sing a cappella songs, American folk music and spirituals, African group songs and chants, and other world music. All voices are welcome, and absolutely no music or singing experience is required. The Stinson Beach chapter meets on Mondays 7:00-8:30 pm and the Point Reyes chapter meets Tuesdays 7:00-8:30 pm. The groups work in sync, and make-up sessions are available at the other chapter on the same week. The final session is a Friends & Family Choir Night where we invite others to hear what we've created together. Get more info and sign up at www.commonvoicechoir.org or mail a check to Sound Orchard, PO Box 722, Point Reyes Station, CA 94956.

    Dues: $175 early bird before March 22, $200 after.
    Sliding scale scholarships available – visit www.commonvoicechoir.org for info.

     

     

  • Tuesday, March 21, 7:00 PM

    Tuesdays, March 28 - May 9, 7:00-8:30
    Common Voice Community Choir
    Common Voice is the Community Choir of West Marin, singing soulful and uplifting group harmony songs and chants from around the world. We sing a cappella songs, American folk music and spirituals, African group songs and chants, and other world music. All voices are welcome, and absolutely no music or singing experience is required. The Stinson Beach chapter meets on Mondays 7:00-8:30 pm and the Point Reyes chapter meets Tuesdays 7:00-8:30 pm. The groups work in sync, and make-up sessions are available at the other chapter on the same week. The final session is a Friends & Family Choir Night where we invite others to hear what we've created together. Get more info and sign up at www.commonvoicechoir.org or mail a check to Sound Orchard, PO Box 722, Point Reyes Station, CA 94956.

    Dues: $175 early bird before March 22, $200 after.
    Sliding scale scholarships available – visit www.commonvoicechoir.org for info.

     

     

  • Saturday, April 22, 7:00 PM
    Support blossoming artists of all ages in our community! Come to 10x10 PerformanceLab!  At this experimental variety show & performance lab, up to 10 artists perform for up to 10 minutes each.  You never know what you'll see.  It's a place to do brave work and take risks.  The audience is encouraged to stick around after the show to give feedback to the performers.
     

    CALL FOR ARTISTS:  We are looking for artists of all ages.  To sign up for a slot, please visit 10x10performace lab.com.  For further info, contact Shelley at 10x10performancelab.com  

    October 23, 2016; January 22, 2017; April 22, 2017; July 23: 2017 and October 22, 2017, 7 PM, $10 at the door.

     

  • Tuesday, March 21, 7:00 PM

    Tuesdays, March 28 - May 9, 7:00-8:30
    Common Voice Community Choir
    Common Voice is the Community Choir of West Marin, singing soulful and uplifting group harmony songs and chants from around the world. We sing a cappella songs, American folk music and spirituals, African group songs and chants, and other world music. All voices are welcome, and absolutely no music or singing experience is required. The Stinson Beach chapter meets on Mondays 7:00-8:30 pm and the Point Reyes chapter meets Tuesdays 7:00-8:30 pm. The groups work in sync, and make-up sessions are available at the other chapter on the same week. The final session is a Friends & Family Choir Night where we invite others to hear what we've created together. Get more info and sign up at www.commonvoicechoir.org or mail a check to Sound Orchard, PO Box 722, Point Reyes Station, CA 94956.

    Dues: $175 early bird before March 22, $200 after.
    Sliding scale scholarships available – visit www.commonvoicechoir.org for info.

     

     

May 2017

  • Tuesday, March 21, 7:00 PM

    Tuesdays, March 28 - May 9, 7:00-8:30
    Common Voice Community Choir
    Common Voice is the Community Choir of West Marin, singing soulful and uplifting group harmony songs and chants from around the world. We sing a cappella songs, American folk music and spirituals, African group songs and chants, and other world music. All voices are welcome, and absolutely no music or singing experience is required. The Stinson Beach chapter meets on Mondays 7:00-8:30 pm and the Point Reyes chapter meets Tuesdays 7:00-8:30 pm. The groups work in sync, and make-up sessions are available at the other chapter on the same week. The final session is a Friends & Family Choir Night where we invite others to hear what we've created together. Get more info and sign up at www.commonvoicechoir.org or mail a check to Sound Orchard, PO Box 722, Point Reyes Station, CA 94956.

    Dues: $175 early bird before March 22, $200 after.
    Sliding scale scholarships available – visit www.commonvoicechoir.org for info.

     

     

  • Tuesday, March 21, 7:00 PM

    Tuesdays, March 28 - May 9, 7:00-8:30
    Common Voice Community Choir
    Common Voice is the Community Choir of West Marin, singing soulful and uplifting group harmony songs and chants from around the world. We sing a cappella songs, American folk music and spirituals, African group songs and chants, and other world music. All voices are welcome, and absolutely no music or singing experience is required. The Stinson Beach chapter meets on Mondays 7:00-8:30 pm and the Point Reyes chapter meets Tuesdays 7:00-8:30 pm. The groups work in sync, and make-up sessions are available at the other chapter on the same week. The final session is a Friends & Family Choir Night where we invite others to hear what we've created together. Get more info and sign up at www.commonvoicechoir.org or mail a check to Sound Orchard, PO Box 722, Point Reyes Station, CA 94956.

    Dues: $175 early bird before March 22, $200 after.
    Sliding scale scholarships available – visit www.commonvoicechoir.org for info.

     

     

  • Friday, May 12, 7:30 PM

    Kids Musical Theater performance

  • Saturday, May 13, 5:00 PM

    Kids Musical Theater performance

  • Sunday, May 21, 2:00 PM

    FREE

     

    THE ALBANY JAZZ BIG BAND under the guidance of Musical Director and Conductor, Bob Levenson, presents a clear, swinging, and modern big band sound. This year’s performance at the Dance Palace will be the seventh annual dance concert and picnic. The band plays regularly at other community events—all around the East Bay. The musicians mostly hail from the Berkeley-Albany-El Cerrito corridor. Repertoire consists of classic big band swing by the great bandleaders and arrangers; blues, bossa nova and latin, bebop and post bebop music of the 60’s and later.  The band plays great danceable music, and features fine local jazz vocalists and instrumental soloists.

June 2017

  • Sunday, June 11, 7:00 PM

    The Music from Marin Summer Festival returns to the Dance Palace for two Sunday performances:  June 11 and 25 at 7:00pm.

    The Music from Marin Summer Festival brings 14 FREE chamber music and chamber operas to communities throughout Marin and returns to the Dance Palace for the fourth year in a row.  Paul Smith, Music Director and pianist, continues his ongoing series devoted to chamber arrangements of piano concertos and symphonies by major composers.

     

    Program 1 Sunday, June 11at 7:00
    Ludwig van Beethoven / Franz Liszt - Symphony no. 9 for 2 pianos

    Ronald Cavaye and Paul Smith revive Franz Liszt’s stunning transcription of Beethoven’s masterpiece. Hear the 9th Symphony as you’ve never heard it before!.

     

     

    FREE admission.

  • Sunday, June 25, 7:00 PM

    The Music from Marin Summer Festival returns to the Dance Palace for two Sunday performances:  June 11 and 25, all at 7:00pm.

    The Music from Marin Summer Festival brings 14 FREE chamber music and chamber operas to communities throughout Marin and returns to the Dance Palace for the fourth year in a row.  Paul Smith, Music Director and pianist, continues his ongoing series devoted to chamber arrangements of piano concertos and symphonies by major composers.

    Two for Two Pianos and Percussion

    The Marin County based Not Mr. & Mrs. Smith Piano Duo (Jean Alexis Smith and Paul Smith) open the program with Michael Daugherty’s paean to the great tradition of the American cocktail piano followed by the London based Szervanszky/Cavaye Piano-duo (Valeria Szervanszky and Ronald Cavaye) performing Bartok’s stunning masterpiece.

    Michael Daugherty - Lounge Lizards for 2 Pianos and Percussion Bela Bartok - Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion

    FREE admission.

July 2017

  • Sunday, July 23, 7:00 PM
    Support blossoming artists of all ages in our community! Come to 10x10 PerformanceLab!  At this experimental variety show & performance lab, up to 10 artists perform for up to 10 minutes each.  You never know what you'll see.  It's a place to do brave work and take risks.  The audience is encouraged to stick around after the show to give feedback to the performers.

    CALL FOR ARTISTS:  We are looking for artists of all ages.  To sign up for a slot, please visit 10x10performace lab.com.  For further info, contact Shelley at 10x10performancelab.com  

    October 23, 2016; January 22, 2017; April 23, 2017; July 23: 2017 and October 22, 2017, 7 PM, $10 at the door.

     

August 2017

October 2017

  • Sunday, October 22, 7:00 PM
     
    Support blossoming artists of all ages in our community! Come to 10x10 PerformanceLab!  At this experimental variety show & performance lab, up to 10 artists perform for up to 10 minutes each.  You never know what you'll see.  It's a place to do brave work and take risks.  The audience is encouraged to stick around after the show to give feedback to the performers.

    CALL FOR ARTISTS:  We are looking for artists of all ages.  To sign up for a slot, please visit 10x10performace lab.com.  For further info, contact Shelley at 10x10performancelab.com  

    October 23, 2016; January 22, 2017; April 23, 2017; July 23: 2017 and October 22, 2017, 7 PM, $10 at the door.

     

  • Sunday, October 22, 7:00 PM

    The Music from Marin returns to the Dance Palace to celebrate Franz Lizst's birthday on October 22, 2017 at 7 PM.

    The Music from Marin brings FREE chamber music and chamber operas to communities throughout Marin and returns to the Dance Palace in Pt. Reyes Station for the fourth year in a row.  Paul Smith, music director and pianist, continues his ongoing series devoted to chamber arrangments of piano concertos and symphonies by major composers.

    FREE Admission.

November 2017

  • Sunday, November 5, 7:00 PM

    The Marin Chamber Players perform the masters of the late 20th century classical music:  Stockhausen, Messaien, Kagel, HK Gruber and Judith Weir.

    Paul Smith, Music Director and pianist, continues his ongoing series devoted to chamber arrangements of piano concertos and symphonies by major composers performed by the Music from Marin Chamber Players.

    Sunday, November 5 at 7:00pm - FREE admission

  • Sunday, November 5, 7:00 PM

    FREE

    The Contemporary Opera Marin performas "Bolshevik Cabaret." Paul SMith, music director and pianist, continues his on-going series devoted to presenting free performing arts to West Marin.