Community Concerts of Rancho Santa Fe kicks off new season Nov. 15

Community Concerts of Rancho Santa Fe begins its 14th season on Friday, Nov. 15. Anthony Kearns, a founding-member of the

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Kearns is a lyric tenor and has the ability to color each note with beauty and grace. He is a notable opera performer, appearing in feature roles on opera stages across Europe and North America. Kearns won many Irish singing festivals, including “Ireland’s Search for a Tenor” (1993) and was recognized by the Irish Music Association as the “Best Irish Tenor” in the U.S,. UK and European Union in 2010. Accompanied on piano, the strength and tenderness of his voice captures the spirit of classic opera, popular song and the traditional music of his homeland.

CCRSF offers several Categories for Giving and one of the most appreciated perquisites is an invitation to the after-concert parties hosted in a local, private home. Often the performers attend this event and frequently do a brief encore.

The season continues on Friday, Jan. 17, 2014 with Jessie Lynch’s Jazz 101, a journey through the evolution and history of jazz through music and multi-media presentation. Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, Locust Street Taxi performs audience-engaging, memorable songs with infectious exuberance. The season ends on a classical note Friday, March 24, 2014, with Yang and Olivia Liu performing on violin and piano in a special setting, the Village Church Sanctuary.

Thanks to many sponsors, the Village Church Fellowship Hall has undergone a renovation. New carpet, paint, chairs, lighting and sound equipment has been installed to create a fresh and lively venue for the concerts.

Tickets are available and can be ordered on-line at

or call with questions, Gail Kendall (858) 248-0892. The e-mail address is