The Los Gatos Community Concert Association is celebrating its 66th year of bringing world-class entertainment to the West Valley community at affordable prices. The all-volunteer, nonprofit organization has hosted a variety of talent over the years, including symphony orchestras, chorales, brass ensembles, wind symphonies, opera companies, string quartets, pianists, dance performances, comedians, vocal ensembles and soloists, guitarists, organists, and musical theater.
Participation in the Four-Concert Series is by annual Season Subscription. Concerts are scheduled annually from September through May. Various categories of membership are offered, including Season Tickets to all four concerts in the Series. This Season package offers a savings over single ticket purchases. The annual Subscription renewal period is from May – September each year.
Single Tickets may be purchased on a space available basis online previous to each event. They will be posted here, or purchased at the door one hour before curtain. Single ticket prices are $25.00 for adults, $20 for seniors, $5 for students and a $55 family plan of two adults plus students under 25 living at home.
Concerts are held at the newly renovated Los Gatos High School Theatre, Prentiss Brown Auditorium, on Sunday afternoons at 2:30 pm. Doors open at 2:00 pm with open seating.
LGCCA is proudly affiliated with Live On Stage Inc, a premier entertainment provider that is steadfastly committed to providing entertainment excellence.
Upcoming Concerts & Shows
With an extensive professional history as a vocal accompanist and coach, as well as a student of both jazz and classical performance, Jesse is a genre-defying musician with the ability and passion to take on any style of music. Joined by Joe Michaels, bass and Matt Smallcomb, drums, this talented trio will crank up the heat on stage with explosive energy and electrifying technique in the sounds of Joplin, Charlie Parker, Louis Armstrong and other jazz greats. Jesse Lynch’s Jazz 101 leads audiences on a journey through the evolution and history of jazz through music and multi-media presentation in his touring program.
FOUR CONCERT 2014-2015 SEASON PASS
• HABANEROS - strings and clarinet - September 21, 2014 | 2:30PM
• WIND SYNC - woodwind quintet - January 24, 2015 | 2:30PM
• CAFE VIENNA - accordion, violin, voice - March 22, 2015 | 2:30PM
• UMI GARRETT - child prodigy pianist - May 3, 2015 | 2:30PM
United States Debut Tour
Direct from Havana! Members of the National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba. Each have distinguished themselves as soloists, university faculty, artisans and recording artists. Programming includes classical favorites and Cuban compositions, costumed in authentic festive attire. Engaging international ensemble of celebrated Cuban performers.
• 2012 Concert Artists Guild Winner
• The leading edge of concert-goer engagement
• Wind ensemble redefined
Nationally recognized for innovative and unconventional performances. Playing by memory, their infectious, dramatic style has propelled their award-winning ascent. Superb musical and performance quality.
Playing in the tradition of small musical ensembles in Old Vienna, one of the most famous music venues in the world, Café Vienna Trio features virtuoso accordion, concert quality violin, and a versatile and talented vocalist. Their music is exceptionally appealing, ranging from familiar and nostalgic to classical, with a few musical surprises and many musical delights.
2012 Winner – Chopin (Budapest) and Osaka International Competitions
Virtuoso bundle of talent and charm. Garrett’s orchestral debut and appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres show at the age of nine launched her career into the fast lane. Her precocious musical sensibility and dazzling technique continue to thrill audiences worldwide. Newsmaker.
FINAL CONCERT REMAINING
Jesse Lynch Jazz 101
May 4, 2014 | 2:30PM
Quintet from the Symphony Orchestra of Cuba
US Tour Debut
September 21, 2014 | 2:30PM
January 25, 2015 | 2:30PM
Accordion, Violin, Voice
March 22, 2015 | 2:30PM
Child Prodigy Pianist
May 3, 2015 | 2:30PM