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La Speranza Presents ‘Bach and Friends’ Concert

La Speranza Presents ‘Bach and Friends’ Concert

April 13, 2018


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The sounds of Baroque music will fill Corbin Hall on April 19 when the music department of San Jacinto College Central Campus presents Bach and Friends, a concert featuring La Speranza performing pieces from the famed eighteenth-century composer and his contemporaries. La Speranza is a chamber music...

Theatre & Film Showcases Student-Directed Projects

Theatre & Film Showcases Student-Directed Projects

Catherine Davis, Contributing Writer

April 13, 2018


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From acting on stage to working behind the scenes, theater and film students of San Jacinto College Central Campus learn to do it all. But after taking instructions from others to help bring the department’s shows together, at the end of the season, four budding student directors have the opportunity...

Guitar Ensembles Promise Concertgoers an ‘Intimate Evening’

Guitar Ensembles Promise Concertgoers an ‘Intimate Evening’

Stephanie Masoud, Contributing Writer

April 13, 2018


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The San Jacinto College Central Campus Music Department invites music lovers to enjoy a night of “magic” on April 24 when student ensembles and soloists take the stage to present a concert titled An Evening of Guitar. The College Guitar Ensemble, Guitar 1 Class Ensemble, and individual private...

Concert Celebrates Music of Africa

Concert Celebrates Music of Africa

Pat Salas, Contributing Writer

March 30, 2018


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The music department of San Jacinto College Central Campus offers students the opportunity to participate in many ensembles ranging from the Calypso-Caribbean style music of the SJCC Steel Band to the groovy sounds of the Jazz ensemble. In spite of all the choices, one music student, Paul Irabor decided...

Multimedia Performance Promises ‘Something New’

Multimedia Performance Promises ‘Something New’

Natalie Snell, Contributing Writer

March 9, 2018


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The music department of San Jacinto College Central Campus is staging a multimedia lecture performance titled “Remember Me” on March 22 featuring a compilation of poems, music, and artwork created by Michael Gould. “Dido’s Lament,” an aria from Henry Purcell’s opera “Dido and Aeneas,”...

Central Expo Spotlights All Musical Groups

Central Expo Spotlights All Musical Groups

Christian Gonzalez, Contributing Writer

March 9, 2018


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The music department of San Jacinto College Central Campus will host Expo Featuring All SJCC Ensembles on March 28 to showcase the department’s student performance groups. The show will include the steel band, the wind, jazz, string, and guitar ensembles, as well as performances from the choir groups. Music...

Fine Arts Friday Features Brant Croucher & Friends

Fine Arts Friday Features Brant Croucher & Friends

Lizbeth Alcaraz, Contributing Writer

February 23, 2018


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The San Jacinto College North Campus music department is hosting a Fine Arts Fridays concert today featuring Brant Croucher & Friends, a musical group whose repertoire crosses between country music and soft rock.  The Fine Arts Fridays event series presents three concerts each semester showcasing...

Wind Ensemble Concert Showcases Student Musicians

Wind Ensemble Concert Showcases Student Musicians

Lady Menchaca, Contributing Writer

February 23, 2018


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The saying goes that medicine heals the body and music heals the soul. Music lovers can find out for themselves at San Jacinto College Central Campus’s Wind Ensemble concert, March 7, where the group’s leader hopes participants and attendees alike will find a quality musical experience. Central...

Dance Show Offers ‘Window to New Perspectives’

Dance Show Offers ‘Window to New Perspectives’

Tatiana Zelaya, Contributing Writer

November 24, 2017


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The San Jacinto College South Campus Performing Arts Company (PAC) will wrap up the semester with a dance concert on Dec. 1-2 that showcases choreography ranging from comical to thought-provoking underscored by modern, contemporary movement. Program Coordinator and Dance Professor Jamie Williams said...

Holiday Choir Concert Features Christmas Favorites

Holiday Choir Concert Features Christmas Favorites

Robert Alfaro Jr., Contributing Writer

November 24, 2017


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The holidays are almost here. Christmas decorations are coming out of the closet, businesses are planning their holiday sales, and soon, traditional Christmas music will hit the radio waves. In the meantime, members of the San Jacinto College community can enjoy a live choir concert on Dec. 7 filled...

Alum’s Art Brings Fictional Characters to Life

Alum’s Art Brings Fictional Characters to Life

Nichole Mayer, Contributing Writer

November 10, 2017


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Superheroes and other fictional characters from video games and comics made their way to the San Jacinto College Central Campus art gallery for a drawing exhibition titled Fan Art that closed Nov. 2. Former San Jac student and featured artist, Shawn Swanner, made an appearance at the closing reception...

Accomplished Music Producer Hosts Industry Workshop

Accomplished Music Producer Hosts Industry Workshop

Christopher Harris, Contributing Writer

October 27, 2017


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Accomplished music engineer, record producer, and songwriter Doug Romanow will lead a workshop today on San Jacinto College Central Campus to explain the ins and outs of the audio engineering industry. Producing since 1988, Romanow works in Toronto, Canada, and has collaborated with successful artists...

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