Photo Gallery: ARC orchestra


March 20, 2015

Last Friday and Saturday ARC held an orchestra event. Photo Credit: Matthew Wilke    Wei-Shan Sun on flute performed at the ARC orchestra Wei-Shan Sun performed at the ARC orchestra last Friday and Saturday night. The performers played original... Read more »

Ten American River College musicians perform as concerto-aria winners

Anna Lyubezhanina on violin performed during the ARC orchestra - coordinated by Steven Thompson last Friday and Saturday night.

Cheyenne Drury, Co-Arts & Culture editor
March 20, 2015

The concerto-aria competition winners, all American River College students, performed with the ARC orchestra in the main theater on March 13 and 14 at 7:30p.m. There were ten featured students, the winners, in the orchestra performance including Arend Aldama on piano, Ardalan Gharachorioo on violin,... Read more »

Professor performed alongside multi-award winning collegiate jazz group

Playing on saxaphone Lucas Bere (right) is a member of the Brubeck Institute Jazz Quintet he is playing alongside guitarist Shawn Britt during the March 10th show.

Mychael Jones, Staff
March 18, 2015

Jazz pianist and professor Joe Gilman performed seven songs with the Brubeck Institute Jazz Quintet with compositions ranging from energetic vibes to somber songs in music room 547 on March 10. The Jazz Quintet players improvised songs that they composed and wrote themselves. The Jazz Quintet are a group... Read more »

Choral Choirs performed at the Spring Invitational Concert here at American River College

Professor Hughes conducts the Concert Choir, which are considered to
be among the finest community college choirs in Northern California.

Meredith Durham, Staff
March 17, 2015

The chamber singers and concert choir of American River College held their first concert of the season, the Spring Choral Invitational, Wednesday, which also invited Folsom High School’s chamber singers and, for the first time, the John Adams Academy Virtus Chamber Choir to perform. It was the first... Read more »

Lucid dreaming of success


Cheyenne Drury, Co-Arts &Culture Editor
March 5, 2015

Practicing three times a week together and seven days a week individually with upcoming shows scheduled and booked, the band Lucid is working on getting their name out there. Three of the six band members are students at American River College. Matt Lomas a business major, and music majors Jordan Simpson... Read more »

ARC students in band TUBDRAGGER

Band members of Tubdragger pose for pictures in a sewer behind Carmichael park, from close to far proximity, Quin Darcy and Garrett Wootton.

Cheyenne Drury, Staff writer
February 25, 2015

ARC students and Commercial Music Recording majors, Quin Darcy and Garrett Wootton dedicate their time to learning music theory and applying that knowledge to their progressive-experimental-psychedelic-jazz band, TUBDRAGGER. The name of the band comes from a story Darcy’s girlfriend’s dad told him... Read more »

Photo Gallery: Madison Hudson preforms at Stoney Inn

February 25, 2015

Country music band Madison Hudson preformed at the Stoney Inn Bar and Grill on Thursday Feb. 12. Photos by Bryce Fraser Vocalist Madison Hudson preforming with her band at Stoney inn. A Jack Daniels... Read more »

Vocal Jazz Ensemble will be performing in this years American Choral Directors Association

(From left to right) ARC students  Diana Campos, Chelsea Farnworth, Erick Guerrero, Stephen Greenwood, Julian Cunningham, Megan Ugarte and Lahre Shiflet. ARC's vocal jazz ensemble pose at a photo shoot preparing for their performance at the American Choral Director's Association Feb. 25th-28th conference.

Jose Garcia, Scene co-editor
February 20, 2015

American River College’s Jazz Ensemble is currently preparing for their upcoming performance at the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) 2015 national conference in Salt Lake City, Utah on Feb. 25. The event will go through Feb. 28.  The ACDA is a music-based organization whose objective is... Read more »

ARC students play in local country band Madison Hudson

From left Tristan McNay  bass guitar,  Madison Hudson vocalist, Jesse Szabo gu playing Stony Friday night Febuary 13.

Cheyenne Drury, Staff writer
February 19, 2015

  American River College Students Jesse Szabo, Branden Coleman and Tristan McNay all have two things in common. They all attend ARC and they are all in the Madison Hudson country band alongside Sierra student and lead singer Madison Hudson. Szabo began guitar lessons with Bryon Martin when he was... Read more »

Vocal jazz warms up ARC at winter concert


Jose Garcia, Staff
December 11, 2014

ARC’s Vocal Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Choir and Jazz Vocal Soloists put on a spectacular performance at their winter concert event Wednesday. Director Arthur LaPierre, an ARC music professor, introduced the choir as the stage was being set up. The choir got the audience going with their performances of the... Read more »

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