Welcome to Community Programs Music, Drama, & Performance Homepage
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Performing Arts Events page: https://www.cuesta.edu/student/campuslife/cpac/cpacevents/index.html
For questions regarding Tickets, please call 805-546-3198
To Purchase tickets online please visit: tickets.cuesta.edu
Parking is FREE for Cuesta performing Arts Events.
About Our Instructors:
|Dr. Warren Balfour is an Emeritus Faculty at Cuesta College in San Luis Obispo, California where he developed the Jazz Studies program . He has guest directed the state and local honor groups from California, Arizona and the Bay Section CMEA groups in California. He directed nine major European concert tours with Cuesta music groups that have included performances at the Hague in the Netherlands and Montreux, Switzerland. Dr. Balfour has had additional professional experiences as a trumpet player, having played in groups to back up such artists as Jerry Lewis, Debbie Reynolds, Roger Williams, Bobby Vinton, Manhattan Transfer, Temptations, Diane Schuur and Toni Tennille. He received degrees from Los Angeles City College, Cal State Los Angeles, Cal State Long Beach, and his doctorate from the University of Northern Colorado. He is Past-President of the Music Association of California Community Colleges and received the Outstanding Faculty Award from Cuesta College in 1992. In 2005 Balfour was inducted into California Jazz Educators Hall of Fame.|
|Dave Broida||Coming Soon|
|Michael Burrell||Coming Soon|
Chords Are Key
Air Cut Music
SLO Winds Orchestra
|Catherine Pearce||Coming Soon|
|Central Coast guitar professional Patrick Pearson teaches the music that he loves
Patrick has played lead and rhythm guitar in bands from Jazz and Blues to Rock and Reggae.
He's known for his teaching methods that inspire the beginner and challenge the experienced
|Chad Ruyle||Coming Soon|
|Cassandra Tarantino||Coming Soon|