Bring OCSA to You Entertainment Packet

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PERFORMANCE GROUPS

Dear Friends,

Thank you for your interest in booking a performance by the bright and talented students of Orange County School of the Arts (OCSA). We appreciate your consideration in featuring our aspiring artists as part of your upcoming special event.

OCSA proudly offers a wide range of professional-level performance groups, comprised of talented student artists from all of the school’s arts conservatories. Recognized throughout the nation for its unparalleled arts training, OCSA prepares its students to consistently deliver highcaliber performances and entertainment. The extensive variety of repertoire within OCSA’s student performance groups is customizable to meet the needs of ANY event or budget!

Let us BRING OCSA TO YOU!

Please note that we request an honorarium for each of our student performance groups. All performance honorariums represent the school’s actual expenses associated with student performances, including on-site staff chaperones, staff time for event coordination and student rehearsals, transportation, makeup, costume use and cleaning, and other necessary costs. All additional tax-deductible donations are greatly appreciated and are designated to the students’ arts conservatory programs for future enrichment opportunities and needed supplies.

We invite you to browse through the dynamic pages of this brochure to find the right performance group for your event! For additional information, please visit our webpage at www.ocsarts.net/BringOCSAToYou or contact me directly at 714.560.0900 ext. 6810.

Once again, thank you for your support of the next generation of world-class artists. It is community members like you who make it possible for these young artists to follow their passions and live their dreams!

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PERFORMANCE GROUPS

Thank you for your interest in booking a performance by the school’s bright and talented students. Select the group that best meets the needs of your event and budget to perform at your next private, corporate, or charity function! We appreciate your consideration in featuring our student artists as part of your upcoming special event.

BALLROOM BLITZ

Ballroom Blitz is comprised of one to four talented ballroom and Latin dance couples from OCSA’s Ballroom Dance Conservatory. The members of this elite performance group compete at prestigious dancesport events throughout the year, such as the California Open and U.S. Nationals. These dancers bring the excitement of competitive ballroom and Latin dance to intimate and theatrical venues throughout the community.

BEL CANTO SINGERS

Bel Canto Singers is a select performance group comprised of top-level singer-actors from OCSA’s Classical Voice Conservatory. The group performs a variety of songs in multiple languages and styles representing an array of both national and international composers of opera and operetta, classic musical theatre, cabaret, The Great American Songbook, French chanson, German lied, and more. These talented young singers are a unique addition to any event. The Bel Canto Singers have performed for the International Committee for the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Italian Consulate General, Sons of Italy, the annual Festival of Children™, and more.

COMMERCIAL DANCE COMPANY

The Commercial Dance Company is a diverse, pre-professional group comprised of one to 15 gifted dancers, offering high-quality group, trio, duet, and solo routines in jazz, tap, lyrical, hip-hop, and musical theatre. These dancers from OCSA’s Commercial Dance Conservatory have entertained audiences throughout the greater Los Angeles and Orange County areas at many community service functions, benefit fundraisers, and charitable events. They perform annually at Disneyland and have previously performed with Long Beach Symphony.

LAS ESTRELLAS

Las Estrellas de OCSA is a ballet folklórico and flamenco performance group featuring some of the most talented students from the school’s Ballet Folklórico Dance Conservatory. Performing traditional and authentic Mexican folk dances representing the country’s vibrant history, as well as flamenco and classical dances of Spain, the Las Estrellas dancers have been invited to perform at both private and community events throughout Orange County.

To book our inspiring student performers for your next event, visit www.ocsarts.net/BringOCSAToYou and fill out the Request for Entertainment Form!

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PERFORMANCE GROUPS

INSTRUMENTAL MUSICIANS

The following three instrumental music groups can provide background music to enhance your event or serve as the featured performance!

Classical & Contemporary Chamber Instrumentalists feature a variety of talented student string musicians who perform professional-level musical stylings of both classical and contemporary tunes. Repertoire can provide upbeat background music or even serve as the featured performance for events such as weddings and bar/bat mitzvahs.

Jazz Instrumental Combos provide an easy, upbeat, or intellectually provocative atmosphere for your event. Jazz repertoire can include standards from the last 60+ years.

provide a unique and inspiring ambience, performing classical repertoire encompassing great piano literature dating from 1700 to present time. The performance is tailored to meet the specific needs of your event, featuring award-winning students from OCSA’s Pianist Program.

UNPLUGGED HOLIDAY CAROLERS

Unplugged Holiday Carolers is an a capella singing group comprised of some of the school’s best and brightest vocalists. This performance group offers earpleasing harmonies in wonderful arrangements created specifically for the selected students. Unplugged Holiday Carolers can perform as the featured entertainment at your holiday event, offering up to 20 minutes of unrepeated unique caroling material, or repeating it as necessary to fill up longer spans of time (up to three hours, depending on the event and number of people). Unplugged Holiday Carolers add the perfect background ambience to your occasion and can stroll throughout the event or greet guests as they arrive at your special occasion. Please note, the carolers must be given a 10-minute break for each hour of caroling.

To book our inspiring student performers for your next event, visit www.ocsarts.net/BringOCSAToYou and fill out the Request for Entertainment Form!

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PERFORMANCE GROUPS

POST MONTAGE! JUKEBOX

Post MONTAGE! Jukebox rearranges popular contemporary tunes into the style of your favorite vintage genres, including swing and jazz. These groups are sure to impress with their unique arrangements and sophisticated presence.

MONTAGE!

MONTAGE! features several of Orange County School of the Arts’ most celebrated performance ambassadors. Comprised of talented students in grades 7-12 auditioned from all of the school’s arts conservatory programs, this group has been praised for its high-energy, professionallevel performances.

MONTAGE! combines the talents of singers, dancers, instrumentalists, actors, and other aspiring young artists in a wide variety of unforgettable performances that are completely customizable to whatever your event needs may be. When you are ready to kick your event into high gear, let our talented vocalists and instrumentalists add exciting entertainment to your cocktail or dinner hour with a fun, high-energy variety show that features large groups, trios, duets, and soloists performing recognizable pop or R&B hits. MONTAGE!’s scripted holiday performance provides a dazzling dose of cheer with a themed musical revue that is sure to have guests singing along to spirited renditions of holiday favorites. Alternatively, offer your guests intimate, relaxed entertainment with multitalented singer/songwriter vocalists and instrumentalists who can elevate any event with acoustic versions of popular favorites, as well as original music.

MONTAGE! can also create original repertoire specifically for your private party or event, including everything from one customized number to a fully staged production. MONTAGE! has been highlighted at a variety of community and private events, including: South Coast Plaza Tree Lighting Ceremony, Balboa Bay Club Tree Lighting Ceremony, and special events for Access Destination Services, Edwards Life Sciences, El Niguel Country Club, Newport Beach Country Club, Oasis Center International, Orange County Business Council, Vans, and Young Presidents’ Organization, to name a few.

CHECK OUT OUR SIZZLE REEL! www.ocsarts.net/BringOCSAToYou
To book our inspiring student performers for your next event, visit www.ocsarts.net/BringOCSAToYou and fill out the Request for Entertainment Form!6

CATERING SERVICES

We cater to your needs!

Let our talented high school students, and their world-class chef instructors, make your gathering an event to remember. Whether it is an intimate gathering or lavish banquet, we will custom tailor a menu for you. We can cater on-site at one of our beautiful OCSA venues or at the location of your choice.

Ask about our cooking classes as well, which are great for team-building exercises!

We are a nonprofit organization striving to give our students priceless firsthand experience, while delivering top-notch catering services. You will have an impressive event, while also supporting the next generation of amazing culinary talent.

Visit www.ocsarts.net/Catering to request catering services for your next event!

For any questions, contact Peter Lehmar, Chef Director of Food Operations, at peter.lehmar@ocsarts.net or 714.560.0900 ext. 6652.

THE MEKJIAN FAMILY CULINARY ARTS & HOSPITALITY CONSERVATORY

Serving more than 100 students in grades 9-12, The Mekjian Family Culinary Arts & Hospitality Conservatory offers comprehensive instruction in cooking fundamentals, as well as practical business applications, featuring a four-year curriculum in alignment with some of the world’s most respected post-secondary culinary, hospitality, and food science programs.

Students focus on industry standards, including safety, organization, cost control systems, and more. This is achieved through learning-centered instructional methods and hands-on practical lessons that give students valuable, real-world experience.

www.ocsarts.net/AboutCAH to learn more about the conservatory.

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COMMUNITY PERFORMANCE

PERFORMANCE GROUP

Ballroom Blitz 1-4 couples

Classical & Contemporary Chamber Instrumentalists

Jazz Instrumental Combos

NUMBER OF STUDENTS

One Hour (+) Performance

MINIMUM SUGGESTED TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS

15’ x 20’ stage/dance floor

Sound system for audio playback

10’ x 10’ area (approximate)

2-5

Armless chairs

Umbrellas and/or covered performance area

10’ x 10’ area (approximate)

HONORARIUM

$950

$1,500

2-5

Las Estrellas 4-15

Post MONTAGE!

Jukebox 6-12

MONTAGE! 1-70

Unplugged Holiday Carolers 4-20

Umbrellas and/or covered performance area $1,500

Classical Pianists 1-4 Tuned grand piano(s) $1,200

Armless chairs

25’ x 25’ stage/dance floor

Sound system for audio playback $950

Audio tech package (may be provided by OCSA)

Armless chairs

Umbrellas and/or covered area for instruments

28’ x 28’ stage/dance floor

Sound system for audio playback and wireless handheld microphones as needed to accommodate the performance request

Umbrellas and/or covered area for instruments

Microphones and sound package (dependent on room size and audience)

$1,750

To book our inspiring student performers for your next event, visit www.ocsarts.net/BringOCSAToYou and fill out the Request for Entertainment Form! OPPORTUNITY MENU

Please contact Cindy Peca at 714.560.0900 ext. 6810 to customize a set list specific to your event and to determine pricing

$1,000 for first hour (plus $200 each additional hour)

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PERFORMANCE

Ballroom Blitz 1-4 couples

MENU

45-Minute Performance

MINIMUM SUGGESTED TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS

15’ x 20’ stage/dance floor

Sound system for audio playback

HONORARIUM

$750

Bel Canto Singers 1-5 Tuned piano or power for electric keyboard and microphone $850

Classical & Contemporary Chamber Instrumentalists

Jazz Instrumental Combos 2-5

10’ x 10’ area (approximate)

2-5

Las Estrellas 4-15

Post MONTAGE! Jukebox 6-12

MONTAGE! 1-70

Unplugged Holiday Carolers 4-20

Umbrellas and/or covered performance area $1,000

Armless chairs

10’ x 10’ area (approximate)

Armless chairs

Umbrellas and/or covered performance area $1,000

Classical Pianists 1-4 Tuned grand piano(s) $1,000

25’ x 25’ stage/dance floor

Sound system for audio playback $750

Audio tech package (may be provided by OCSA)

Armless chairs

Umbrellas and/or covered area for instruments

28’ x 28’ stage/dance floor

Sound system for audio playback and wireless handheld microphones as needed to accommodate the performance request

Umbrellas and/or covered area for instruments

Microphones and sound package (dependent on room size and audience)

$1,500

COMMUNITY PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITY $850

Please contact Cindy Peca at 714.560.0900 ext. 6810 to customize a set list specific to your event and to determine pricing

To book our inspiring student performers for your next event, visit www.ocsarts.net/BringOCSAToYou and fill out the Request for Entertainment Form!
GROUP NUMBER OF STUDENTS
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COMMUNITY PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITY MENU

30-Minute Performance

PERFORMANCE GROUP

NUMBER OF STUDENTS

Ballroom Blitz 1-4 couples

MINIMUM SUGGESTED TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS

15’ x 20’ stage/dance floor

Sound system for audio playback

HONORARIUM

$650

Bel Canto Singers 1-4 Tuned piano or power for electric keyboard and microphone $700

Commercial Dance Company 1-15

Classical & Contemporary Chamber Instrumentalists

2-5

20’ x 20’ stage/dance floor

Phone and/or laptop connection to sound system $700

10’ x 10’ area (approximate)

Jazz Instrumental Combos 2-5

Classical Pianists 1-4

Las Estrellas 4-15

Post MONTAGE!

Jukebox 6-12

MONTAGE! 1-70

Unplugged Holiday Carolers 4-20

To

Armless chairs

Umbrellas and/or covered performance area $750

10’ x 10’ area (approximate)

Armless chairs

Umbrellas and/or covered performance area $750

Tuned grand piano(s) $750

25’ x 25’ stage/dance floor

Sound system for audio playback $650

Audio tech package (may be provided by OCSA)

Armless chairs

Umbrellas and/or covered area for instruments

28’ x 28’ stage/dance floor

Sound system for audio playback and wireless handheld microphones as needed to accommodate the performance request

Umbrellas and/or covered area for instruments

Microphones and sound package (dependent on room size and audience)

$1,250

Please contact Cindy Peca at 714.560.0900 ext. 6810 to customize a set list specific to your event and to determine pricing

book our inspiring student performers for your next event, visit www.ocsarts.net/BringOCSAToYou and fill out the Request for Entertainment Form! $700

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PERFORMANCE GROUP

OPPORTUNITY MENU

15-Minute Performance

NUMBER OF STUDENTS

Ballroom Blitz 1-4 couples

Bel Canto Singers 1-3

Commercial Dance Company 1-15

Classical Pianists 1-4

Las Estrellas 2-15

Post MONTAGE!

Jukebox 6-12

MONTAGE! 1-70

Unplugged Holiday Carolers 4-20

MINIMUM SUGGESTED TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS

15’ x 20’ stage/dance floor

Sound system for audio playback

HONORARIUM

$500

Tuned piano or power for electric keyboard and microphone $500

20’ x 20’ stage/dance floor

Phone and/or laptop connection to sound system $500

Tuned grand piano(s) $500

25’ x 25’ stage/dance floor

Sound system for audio playback $500

Audio tech package (may be provided by OCSA) Armless chairs

Umbrellas and/or covered area for instruments

28’ x 28’ stage/dance floor

Sound system for audio playback and wireless handheld microphones as needed to accommodate the performance request

Umbrellas and/or covered area for instruments

Microphones and sound package (dependent on room size and audience)

$1,000

COMMUNITY PERFORMANCE $500

Please contact Cindy Peca at 714.560.0900 ext. 6810 to customize a set list specific to your event and to determine pricing

To book our inspiring student performers for your next event, visit www.ocsarts.net/BringOCSAToYou and fill out the Request for Entertainment Form!
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ABOUT ORANGE COUNTY SCHOOL OF THE ARTS

The nationally recognized Orange County School of the Arts (OCSA) provides an unparalleled arts and academic education in a creative, challenging, and nurturing environment to a diverse student body passionate about the arts, preparing them to reach their highest potential.

Established in 1987, this innovative public charter school, located in Santa Ana, currently serves 2,300 students in grades 7-12 from more than 100 cities throughout Southern California. OCSA provides students with the opportunity to participate in one of the top high school academic programs in Orange County while focusing on one of the many arts conservatories offered within the School of Applied Arts, School of Dance, School of Fine & Media Arts, School of Music, and School of Theatre.

The school is tuition free and donation dependent. It relies solely on private individual, foundation, and corporate donations, totaling more than $12 million annually, to fund the arts conservatories offered. For additional information, visit www.ocsarts.net

1010 N. Main Street | Santa Ana, CA 92701 | 714.560.0900 | www.ocsarts.net
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