EVENTS

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2011-2012 Schedule:

*Sunday, November 20     7:30-11:00a.m.:

Performance/Melody Wave Premier
First United Methodist Church, Santa Monica
1008 11th Street, Santa Monica, CA
Performance Details:
Melody Wave Instruments (electronically reproduces any instrument of a full orchestra).

*Tuesday, November 29     Early Evening TBD:

Concert/Holiday Festival
St. Joseph Hospital
1100 West Stewart Drive, Orange, CA
Performance Details:
Holiday Festival for the hospital fundraiser.  Ringers play for 30 minutes allowing us to announce our plans for London to an audience that are major contributors.

*Friday, December 2     5:30-8:45p.m.:

Concert/Community Festival
Montana Shopping Night
15th and Montana, Santa Monica
Performance Details:
A fun night for the ringers playing to shoppers along Montana Avenue.
Ringers will perform two solo numbers along with compositions for Choir, brass ensemble and handbells.  Ringers participate in the second half of the program.

*Saturday, December 3     9:00a.m.-12:00p.m.:

Festival of Music Holiday Concert Rehearsal
First United Methodist Church, Santa Monica
1008 11th Street, Santa Monica, CA
Performance Details:
Ringers will rehearse with choir and brass ensemble under the direction of Dr. James Smith, conductor.

*Sunday, December 4     7:00-9:30p.m.:

A Festival of Music Holiday Concert
First United Methodist Church, Santa Monica
1008 11th Street, Santa Monica, CA
Performance Details:
Ringers will perform two solo numbers along with compositions for Choir, brass ensemble and handbells.  Ringers participate in the second half of the program.  An invitation only reception is planned for contributors.

*Thursday, December 8     12:00-1:00p.m.:

Concert
Southern California Gas Co.
555 West 5th Street, Los Angeles, CA
Performance Details:
The Gas Company annually invites the Mark Twain Ringers to perform at their annual Holliday Party.  This has become a tradition at the Gas Company.

*Mon. or Tues., December 12/13     4:30-5:00p.m.:

Concert
Creative Artists Agency
2000 Avenue of The Stars, Century City, CA
Performance Details:
CAA has again requested Holiday music for their employees and cliental at this great location.  Last year, the choir was greeted enthusiastically by CAA staff.  We are looking forward to performing for these fantastic supporters of M.T.M.S.

*Friday, December 9     6:30-8:00p.m.:

Ensemble Only
Holiday Entertainment
Redondo Beach, CA
Performance details:
Paid event.  Ringers provide atmosphere music.

*Thursday, December 15     5:30-8:00p.m.:

Mark Twain Holiday Concert
Mark Twain Middle School
Performance Details:
Arts Academy presents holiday music, dance and art to student body, staff, family and friends.

*Friday, January 20     All Day Event:

National Association of Music Makers and Funky Unity Concert
Anaheim Convention Center
Performance Details:
Ringers will receive a pass to the convention and be the opening act for the Funky Unity Band Concert.

The John Lennon Foundation will have the Studio on Wheels at the convention.  The John Lennon Foundation supports music in the schools by having children walk through this vehicle to learn how music is recorded and produced.  The ringers will record and produce a CD with the several news media covering this event.  The choir will then proceed to the main room for a sound check with The Funky Unity Band (Bootsie Collins) and will be the opening act for this band that evening.  Bootsie Collins will announce to the audience that he is adopting the Mark Twain Ringers so they can perform at the Summer Olympics.  We hope that the John Lennon Foundation will contribute to the trip.

*Tuesday, January 24     Time TBD (Evening):

Hollywood House of Blues Opening For Funky Unity Band
Performance Details:
This will be a fund raiser for the Mark Twain Ringers and the John Lennon Foundation.  We are still awaiting confirmation for the room and the performance at this venue. Bootsie Collins is hosting this event.


Have a look at a list of our many past performances here...