The Mission College Symphony played the second and final Wednesday event in Concerts in the Park on June 25. MCS began its program by playing the Star Spangled Banner and then jumped into a series of classical music symphonies, complete with plenty of solos. Conducted by Joseph Ordaz, MCS kicks off its 2014-2015 concert season on Sunday, November 9. Visit www.mcsymphony.org for more information.
The Concerts in the Park series moves to Sunday afternoons starting this weekend, with The Gary Gates Band (tropical reggae and jazz) performing. Shows are free and from 2:30 to 4 p.m. at the Central Park Pavilion (909 Kiely Blvd.). Visit http://santaclaraca.gov/ for a complete list of concerts.