Venue Details

7 Star Starred
McAfee Performing Arts and Lecture Center
at Saratoga High School 20300 Herriman Avenue Saratoga, CA 95070
408-927-7597
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Member Tips

Pauljulius
Plenty of parking
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Pauljulius
Casual
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Pauljulius
None!
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Goldstar Member
Filled much earlier than previous concerts.
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kathy normandin
At 5:30, Sunday, we did not see any restaurants open in Saratoga
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Goldstar Member
Nice place, easy parking and well staffed with ushers and bathrooms!
info Mar 19 2012 star this tip starred

Reviews & Ratings

23 ratings
4.6 average rating
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55 events
27 reviews
16 stars
attended Mar 18 2012

The San Jose Wind Symphony performed beautifully. The location was very good, with good seats and good accoustics.

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Goldstar Member Red Velvet
13 events
5 reviews
1 stars
attended Mar 18 2012

Always an entertaining venue.
This concert with Sheriff Drum & Pipe Corp. was excellent!

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20 events
6 reviews
1 stars
attended Mar 18 2012

Although the event was much shorter than we had expected, we enjoyed the variety of the songs/composition. We liked the bugpipe music, especially since we didn't expect... continued

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More Information

Website

http://sjws.org/

Description

Program:

Percy Aldridge Grainger: “Molly on the Shore”

Leroy Anderson: “The Irish Washerwoman”

arr. Carl Strommen: “Riverdance” 

arr. Robert W. Smith: _Irish Songs for Solo and Band _

Christopher Bengochea, tenor

Leroy Anderson: “The Minstrel Boy” 

arr. Brendan Power: “Limerick’s Lament” (Marbhna Luimnigh)

Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Pipes and Drums

Leroy Anderson: “The Wearing of the Green” 

Matyas Seiber: Irish Trilogy

About the Ticket Supplier: San Jose Wind Symphony

San Jose Wind Symphony (SJWS) was founded in 1958 at San Jose City College by conductor emeritus Darrell Johnston. The group has become one of the finest community bands in the country, drawing players from a diverse assortment of backgrounds and professions.