Visual and Performing Arts News & Events

Band Spectacular - November 6, 2024

marching band

We are very excited to announce our annual Band Spectacular, a showcase performance of the high school and middle school instrumental music programs from throughout the district!

Wednesday, November 1, 2023
7:00 p.m.
Irvine High School


Tickets are available on the day of the event (no pre-sale) at the ticket booth:

$10 for individuals
$5 for students who are not performing
$25 for families (up to 4 people).

All proceeds go toward supporting instrumental music in IUSD.


6:00 Rehearsal Starts in the Stadium/Ticket Booth Opens
7:00 Band Spectacular Begins
8:30 Band Spectacular Concludes After the Combined Band Performance

As this is a very popular event and to help with seating, bands will be performing to both the home AND away sides of the stadium.  For the Grand Finale, all spectators are invited to watch from the “home” side of the stadium.

High School Music Festivals - march 19th, 26th, & 27th, 2024

Each concert begins at 7:00 PM

A showcase performance of the top high school instrumental ensembles from throughout IUSD. 

Free admission for students who bring their student I.D.'s to the door.            

  • Tuesday, March 19th – Wind Ensemble Festival – Woodbridge High School – 7 PM          
    • Adjudicator: Dr. Gregory "Gregg" Xavier Whitmore

  • Tuesday, March 26th – Orchestra Festival – Woodbridge High School – 7 PM                  
  • Wednesday, March 27th – Jazz Ensemble Festival – Portola High School – 7 PM                                 

40th Annual Donald Bren Honors Concert - APRIL 16th, 2024

40th Annual Honors Concert

The Irvine Unified School District presents the 40th Annual Donald Bren Honors Concert on Tuesday, April 16th 2024 at 7 p.m.. IUSD student musicians in grades 5 - 12 will have the opportunity to showcase their talents at the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall.

The Honors Concert provides an excellent opportunity for students to work with challenging musical compositions that stretch the skills of even the most accomplished students. Students add additional practice and rehearsal time to their day while proceeds from this annual concert provide financial support to Arts IUSD and directly impact the sustainability of Irvine’s music programs for years to come.

 Ticket prices range from $25-$85.
 Tickets can be purchased: 

  • Online at the Segerstrom website starting March 29th, 2024  
    • Segerstrom charges an 11% processing fee
    • You will receive a digital ticket(s) and can learn more about how to access them by clicking here
  • By phone by calling (714) 556-2787 
    • Segerstrom charges a 13% processing fee
  • Directly at the box office (600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
    • No fee added when tickets are purchased directly at the box office.


  1. All ticket sales are final.
  2. Every person entering the theater who is not a performer needs a ticket.
  3. Photographing or recording the performance is strictly prohibited.
  4. There are several parking garages adjacent to the Center. Pre-paid parking can be purchased here
  5. For specific questions related to ticketing or the venue, visit Segerstrom's Plan Your Visit page.  


Annual IUSD Honors Art show - May 17th & 18th, 2024

Link to Website

District Honors Art Show