Welcome - This page contains resources for Dr. Mann's class: MUSIC 4 (Music Appreciation) at Chaffey College


Enjoy Music 12s

TEXTBOOK INFORMATION (will be updated with corrected links soon - we now use the 13th edition

*ENJOYMENT OF MUSIC W/ACCESS CODE, 12th edition (shorter version by Kristine Forney), 2015


This is where students will access the digital products that accompany your textbook. You may also purchase the Ebook with all digital resources included: https://digital.wwnorton.com/enjmusic12s

*Student access to Ebook/digital resources: Students will enter a registration code or make an online purchase to gain access.

 To email Dr. Mann at Chaffey: Sylvia.Mann@chaffey.edu




Note: most digital resources (audio/video files) for our text may be accessed thru the Norton site for this text (we are now using the 13th edition




Saturday October 19, 2019

Ontario Festival of the Arts (11am - 7pm)

Arts Festival Grounds. (217 S Lemon Ontario CA 91762)

SSO performs at 2pm on the main stage

"Pictures at an Exhibition" with KUSC Host Rich Capparela

Free Family Concert in the afternoon!

(and visit our booth with the musical petting zoo!)


Sunday November 3, 2019 - 4pm – Season Opener –

“Pictures and Places”

Bethel Congregational Church, UCC 536 N Euclid Ave Ontario CA 91762


  • Finlandia (Sibelius)
  • Peer Gynt Suite No. 1 (Grieg)
  • Pictures at an Exhibition (Mussorgsky/Ravel)


Sunday December 8, 2019 – 4pm

"Messiah" - with SSO Chorus and Soloists

Bethel Congregational Church, UCC 536 N Euclid Ave Ontario CA 91762

 click the pic below to get your own PDF Poster!


            Repertoire: Messiah (Watkins Shaw edition - Novello)

  • Christmas Portion (part 1, complete)
  • Hallelujah Chorus
  • Worthy is the Lamb/Amen Chorus
  • *Performance may also include a couple of arias from parts 2/3


  Special Event!

Monday January 20, 2020 – 7:30pm

Dr. Mann will be a featured soloist and conductor

& Selected SSO Musicians join the Ontario Chaffey Showband

at Gardiner Spring Auditorium at Chaffey High School  

1245 N. Euclid Ave.
  Ontario, CA

for a free concert-
Grand Ole Opry and Songs of America


Sunday February 16, 2020 – 4pm – “Love and Art”

Bethel Congregational Church, UCC 536 N Euclid Ave Ontario CA 91762


  • Rosamunde Overture (Schubert)
  • Bacchanale from “Samson and Delilah” (Saint-Saëns)
  • Overture to the Creatures of Prometheus (Beethoven)
  • Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture (Tchaikovsky)


Sunday March 29 – 4pm with Ruslan Biryukov, cello

Bethel Congregational Church, UCC 536 N Euclid Ave Ontario CA 91762 or OHS


  • Overture to Egmont (Beethoven); 10 min
  • Cello Concerto in G minor (Arthur Foote) or a possible world premiere Cello Concerto by Pinar Toprak;
  • Symphony No.8 “Unfinished” (Schubert) 27min


Sunday May 31 – 4pm

"Beethoven Symphony No. 9"

with SSO Chorus and Soloists

Ontario High School Auditorium. 901 W Francis St Ontario CA 91762

            Repertoire: Symphony No. 9 (Beethoven)


Saturday June 20 – 7:30 pm

"Summer Pops at Town Square"

(still to be confirmed)

Ontario Town Square Amphitheater, 224 N Euclid Ave Ontario CA 91762

Are YOU a musician? Auditions are being scheduled for the new season. Contact Dr. Mann for more information. Email drmann@southlandsymphony.com  (You are welcome to visit a rehearsal)

About the Southland Symphony Orchestra:

The Southland Symphony is a non-profit organization and needs your support to continue presenting these world-class quality concerts!

The Southland Symphony presented its first concert in Ontario on Sunday, December 11, 2011. The orchestra's founder and director, Dr. Sylvia Lee Mann says of the orchestra, " Our purpose is to enrich our community by engaging audiences and inspiring a love of music through exciting live symphony performances, innovative programming, and educational outreach."  We offer opportunities for the community to experience the very best in music, "right in their own back-yards."

No long drives to downtown Los Angeles, no expensive parking. Arts and music for our community, in our community.

The Southland Symphony Orchestra is a community orchestra, providing fantastic opportunities for qualified musicians to experience and perform live music of the highest quality. We welcome musicians of all ages and from all walks of life: Students and senior citizens, professionals and amateurs: Hobbyist, Professional, Retired. All are welcome. Interested musicians should contact us immediately for an audition. Call (909)235-9776 or email: auditions@southlandsymphony.com

For even more information, and to support the symphony by making a donation of any size, please visit the symphony website: http://southlandsymphony.com

Dr. Sylvia Lee Mann  drmann@southlandsymphony.com  909-235-9776


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