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ARC’s Orchestra is unveiling soloist’s musical range in upcoming concert

Members of American River College's Orchestra practice ahead of concert's on March 9 and 10. (Photo Courtesy of the ARC Orchestra)

Alexus Hurtado

March 8, 2018

The American River College Orchestra will unveil all the hard work of its soloists in a concert in ARC’s theater Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. “This concert is a chance for the soloists to shine, to show the audience what they've got, to display the reward for their blood, sweat, and tears,...

ARC Orchestra to hold Star Wars Day concert

Orchestra Director Steven Thompson conducts the American River College Orchestra. The ARC Orchestra will hold a Star Wars themed concert on May 4. (File Photo)

Hannah Darden

May 2, 2016

The American River College Orchestra will be performing iconic themes from the “Star Wars” movies along with a classical concerto at their May 4 Star Wars Day concert. The concert, titled “Romance and Magic: Tchaikovsky and Star Wars,” will feature Tchaikovsky’s “Piano Concerto No. 1...

ARC orchestra welcomes young students

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Hannah Darden

April 5, 2016

As they hit the accelerando, the violin section moved their bows quickly, concentration etched on their faces. The violins outnumbered the rest of the sections, in part thanks to the four middle and high school musicians who joined the American River College orchestra for the March 30 orchestra prac...

ARC Orchestra concert highlights student performances

ARC Orchestra concert highlights student performances

John Ferrannini and John Ferrannini

March 19, 2014

As dusk turned to night, college students came together to pack a hot, dimly lit venue to hear a concert. But this wasn’t Life in Color, and the performer who took the stage to the cheers of the audience was not Steve Aoki. It was Justin Vaughn, a student at American River College and a tenor who...

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