Special Edition Orchestra

Sunday, May 28 @ 2:00 PM

The “big band that swings” performs music from the 1940s and 50s including best-selling songs from legendary bandleaders

From MoMM to Moose Pass: A Musical Adventure with Ken Waldman

Saturday, June 3 @ 11:00 AM

Join the Alaskan Fiddling Poet on a creative and musical journey to Moose Pass, Alaska and back!

Summer of Innovation Member Open House

Saturday, June 3 @ 5:00 PM

Members and a guest are invited to an Open House to experience our latest exhibition, Summer of Innovation.

North Coast Strings Concert

Sunday, June 11 @ 3:00 PM

Celebrate all levels of music making with a concert by the Museum’s North Coast Strings Program

New Horizons Band Concert

Wednesday, June 14 @ 7:00 PM

Celebrate all levels of music making with a concert by the Museum’s New Horizons Band Program

Peter Sprague’s Planet Cole Porter

Friday, June 16 @ 7:00 PM

Local favorite Peter Sprague takes hold of the classic songs of Cole Porter and presents them in a new color of samba, funk, salsa and jazz.

Make Music Day

Wednesday, June 21 @ 10:00 AM

Join in on the global celebration of Make Music Day, an annual day of music and music making!

Lori Bell: From Bach to Bebop

Sunday, June 25 @ 2:00 PM

Fluent in both jazz and classical, flutist/composer Lori Bell, a three-time Global Music Award recipient, will present a diverse program from Baroque to bebop.

Paula Cole

Thursday, July 6 @ 7:00 PM

From her hits of the 90s to her recent, critically acclaimed albums, Paula Cole continues to write, produce, and perform music that defies categorization.

Sounds Like San Diego VIII

Saturday, July 8 @ 7:00 PM

Celebrate the music of the songwriters and hitmakers who call San Diego home.

Chase Morrin

Saturday, July 15 @ 7:00 PM

In partnership with the Monterey Jazz Festival we are proud to welcome back jazz pianist Chase Morrin.

Mandy Harvey

Saturday, July 22 @ 7:00 PM

Mandy Harvey is an award winning singer, songwriter and motivational speaker who just happens to have, as she puts it, “an invisible disability.”

Cynthia Sayer Hot Jazz Trio

Sunday, July 30 @ 2:00 PM

Praised by the New York Times, banjoist Cynthia enchants audiences with her electrifying, swing-based performances and captivating stage presence.

Sounds from the Sea: An Instrument Building Workshop

Saturday, August 5 @ 10:30 AM

Join composer Cheryl E. Leonard for an ear-opening hour of fun with natural-object musical instruments.

Music in Our Natural World: A Concert and Conversation

Sunday, August 6 @ 4:00 PM

Through musical soundscapes, Cheryl Leonard investigates how climate change is transforming environments and ecosystems in the remote polar regions and locally.

Joyce Moreno

Saturday, August 12 @ 7:00 PM

Brazilian vocalist, composer, arranger and instrumentalist Joyce Moreno joins us for a rare U.S. performance.

Danny Green Trio + Strings

Saturday, August 19 @ 7:00 PM

The Danny Green Trio + Strings project revolves around Danny’s original compositions arranged for his trio and includes members of the San Diego Symphony.

Musical Voice of the Theremin

Saturday, August 26 @ 7:00 PM

Experience, first-hand, the beauty of this innovative and pioneering instrument with theremin virtuoso Randy George.


Sunday, August 27 @ 2:00 PM

Hornswoggle is a convivial group of horn players of all ages that are brought together to perform French Horn ensemble music.

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