Articles by Michael Pacheco

Latin jazz to perform with studio ensemble

The Latin jazz ensemble will be performing with the studio jazz ensemble on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. that would  include songs such as “Salsa Vibes”…


NAMI sheds light on mental illness

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) held a presentation about mental illnesses and the misconceptions about them on Friday in the DSPS conference room….


Orchestra performed variety of holiday music

An earlier version of this story incorrectly identified principal violinist Jun Zhu as the performer of the fiddle solo in “Fiddle-Faddle” when the solo was actually…


Student musicians play for peers

Seven music majors performed in the first of four applied music recitals that were held as a part of the final grade for applied music…



Jazz ensembles perform in a concert at ARC

The American River College Jazz Collective started the Jazz Combos Showcase concert on campus Friday by performing three songs. The group played “Corcovado” by Antonio…


ARC will be hosting Jazz Combos Showcase

The American River College music department is hosting a concert to be performed by the ARC Jazz Collective and other ensembles and featuring songs that…





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In the eye of the performer

Being involved in performing arts for over seven years has brought me to many different performance settings playing many different styles of music. The jazz…


Rhyme time at Word Soup

The arts encompass not only drawings and paintings, but also music and the written word. In this year’s edition of American River College’s annual faculty…