“Stairway of the Stars” Concert This Thursday And Friday At Civic Auditorium

Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012, 1:48:00 AM

Mirror Staff

The 2012 Stairway Honor Award recipient Chandra Narain (right) and guest conductor Tom Cole.
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The 2012 Stairway Honor Award recipient Chandra Narain (right) and guest conductor Tom Cole.

The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District will present the 63rd Annual Stairway of the Stars at the Civic Auditorium in Santa Monica this Thursday and Friday at 7 p.m.

This event remains one of the most popular annual events in both the cities of Santa Monica and Malibu, as it spotlights the talents of the district’s music students, teachers, and music curriculum.

This year, 26 bands, orchestras, and choirs will dazzle the audience at the Stairway of the Stars concert and will focus on the Band program.

Overall, about 1,000 student performers will be involved in the event. The guest conductor for the 2012 Stairway of the Stars will be Tom Cole.

Ticket sales to the general public begin on Thursday, March 22 at 5:30 p.m. at the Civic Center Box Office, and again on Friday, March 23 at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 each.

The Santa Monica Civic Auditorium is located at 1855 Main Street.

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