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With the holiday season just around the corner, the College of the Canyons School of Visual and Performing Arts, or VAPA, has an exciting lineup of shows that are sure to delight family and friends of all ages well into the next year.

On Wednesday, Nov. 20, electronica music fans won’t want to miss the multimedia concert “Electronica Musique.” Under the direction of composer Bernardo Feldman, the concert will feature the computer-generated sounds from up-and-coming composers juxtaposed to dance and lights.

The free concert will be held at 7 p.m. in the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center.

The “Rock/Pop/Soul Revue” concert on Friday, Nov. 22 is sure to have audience members dancing to popular songs from the 1950s and original works written by students. Music will be performed by Bill Macpherson’s commercial music ensemble “Cover Charge.”

The free performance will be held at 7 p.m. on the PAC main stage.

An annual holiday favorite, the “Holiday Concert and Sing-Along” is bound to get you into the holiday mood on Friday, Dec. 6. Vocalist Katherine Lench-Meyering will join the band as they perform favorites from the holiday season such as “Rudolph, “Santa is in the House,” “Christmas Time is Here” and “Hanukkah Swings.”

The concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the PAC. Tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for children and seniors.

Also scheduled for Friday, Dec. 6 is the Chancellor’s Cabaret ‘Jazz Tidings to All!” The college’s vocal jazz ensembles will perform at 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. in the Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center lobby. The concert is a fundraiser for the award-winning ensemble’s upcoming trip to the University of Miami and the 2020 Oceanside Jazz Festival.

Tickets, which will be available at the door, are $20 for adults and $15 for seniors and students. Refreshments will be served.

Under the direction of Lori Marie Rios, the college’s classical vocal ensemble will present holiday selections during “A Holiday Tapestry.” The ensemble will perform at 5 and 7 p.m. in the Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center lobby.

Tickets will be available for purchase at the door.

For more information about these VAPA shows and to purchase tickets, visit the PAC website.

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