March 17: Choir to Give Voice to Works of "Mozart and More"
The South Puget Sound Community College Concert Choir and the Puget Sound Community Choir will join voices on Tuesday, March 17 for "Mozart and More." Olympia Symphony Orchestra Conductor Huw Edwards will be a special guest, as well as some of the Symphony musicians. Pianist Jennifer Herman will perform a solo. Hermann will also provide piano accompaniment, along with Patrice Barnett, for Choir Director Molly McNamara,
The concert beings at 7 p.m. on the Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts Main Stage. Tickets are free. Donations can be made at the door.
March 20: Jazz Series Hosts an "Evening of Jazz and Northwest Cuisine"
The South Puget Sound Community College Jazz Series has the perfect pairing with the presentation of "An Evening of Jazz and and Northwest Cuisine" on Friday, March 20. The event features Windham Hill recording artist Scott Cossu and Chefs Treacy Kreger and Christine Ciancetta.
Set in the Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts Black Box Theater, the first food-and-wine pairing begins at 6:30 p.m., followed by Cossu's first set at 7:30 p.m. The next pairing will be served during the set break.
Seating is limited. Tickets are $40 for general admission; $30 for seniors, students, faculty and military with ID. Tickets are available online at OlyTix.org, by visitng the Washington Center for the Performing Arts or by call the Washingotn Center Box Office at (360) 753-8586.
March 21: College Orchestra Keys Up Classic Composers and Compositions
The South Puget Sound College Orchestra returns to the Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts Mainstage on March 21 for its winter quarter concert. The orchestra will perform classics by Bach, Schubert, Respighi and Copland.
The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 21. Tickets are $10 general admission, and the concert is free to all SPSCC students, staff and faculty. Tickets will be available online at OlyTix.org, by visiting the Washington Center for the Performing Arts box office, or by calling the Washington Center box office at (360) 753-8586.
The SPSCC Orchestra is a multi-generational orchestra made up of community musicians and credit-bearing students enrolled in the college and is led by Music Professor Charles “Chip” Schooler, a 30-year veteran of teaching music at Timberline and Olympia high schools.
Upcoming Music Program Concerts
Throughout the 2014-15 season South Puget Sound Community College will hold public concerts by our Music Program and guests at the Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts. Check back for more detailed information on upcoming music events.