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E Street Gallery showcases ARC faculty in group art show

Photography professor Jodie Hooker admires the works of art made by her colegues during the opening reception for the ARC Faculty/Staff Art Show at the E Street Gallery on Feb. 10, 2019. (Photo by Patrick Hyun Wilson)
February 21, 2019

Outside the classroom, the art professors at American River College are talented working artists making a name for themselves through gallery exhibitions. Some of those professors are currently featured...

Professors showcase their talents in faculty recital

Matt Robinson (left) and Dyne Eifertsen (right) performing in the faculty recital at American River College on April 30, 2018. (Photo by Michael Pacheco)
May 14, 2018

The American River College Faculty Recital, hosted by music department chair Dyne Eifertsen, took place on April 30, with a four-piece band taking center stage in a dimly lit Room 547 at the the ARC theater. The...

Latin Jazz Ensemble prepares for concert

Members of the American River College Latin Jazz Ensemble rehearse in preparation for an upcoming concert. (Photo by Michael Pacheco)
February 14, 2018

American River College offers a wide variety of music performance ensembles, ranging from orchestra and symphonic band to groups like big band and vocal jazz. One of the less known groups on campus...

ARC music professor remembers the ‘complete artistry’ of Prince

April 21, 2016

When he heard the news that iconic musician Prince had died, American River College music professor Dyne Eifertsen could only think of the impact that the ‘Purple Rain’ artist had had on his career...

ARC’s jazz department hosted a free jazz clinic

The American River College Jazz Collective will perform a tribute to our veterans at the
April 4, 2016

ARC’s Instrumental Jazz Studies Department hosted a clinic Thursday with jazz drummer Alex Jenkins, facilitated by director of jazz studies, Professor Dyne Eifertsen. Jenkins specializes in jazz and...

Phi Theta Kappa hosts first annual fundraiser banquet

Phi Theta Kappa project organizer Kevin Jenco speaks to CAEB whip Laurie Jones about future activities the club have planned. Phi Theta Kappa are hosting their first annual fundraiser banquet at the Timber Creek Ballroom in Roseville, California on Mar. 12. (Photo by Jordan Schauberger)
February 11, 2016

By Allante Morris and Sharriyona Platt The Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society at American River College is hosting their first annual fundraiser banquet to provide a forum for the many student artists at...

ARC will be hosting Jazz Combos Showcase

Ian Ellis, left, and  Thomas Wong, right, rehearses for their upcoming concert,  American River College Jazz Combos Showcase. The concert is on Friday at 7:30 p.m.  (photo by Michael Pacheco)
November 5, 2015

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 were hand-picked by the students that are involved...

Music, dance, and culinary programs pay “A Tribute To The War Years”

Music, dance, and culinary programs pay “A Tribute To The War Years”
April 20, 2015

The American River College music department hosted its third annual “A Tribute To The War Years” Friday. The department presented a Studio Jazz, Latin Jazz and Collective Jazz ensemble. Over 30...

ARC concert features Riverrun Quartet jazz band

American River College holds a jazz recital put together by music professor, Dyne Eifersten, and included jazz recitals and showcased art made by faculty and students.
April 13, 2015

Dyne Eifertsen, a professor of jazz studies and the chair of the American River College music department, performed in a free jazz recital concert to showcase ARC faculty artwork. Eifertsen plays in...

Last jazz ensemble concert of the semester pays tribute to jazz legend Gerry Mulligan

December 4, 2014

The American River College music department will be holding an instrumental jazz ensemble concert tonight at 7:30 p.m. The concert, which will be directed by Dyne Eifertsen, will be a tribute to Gerry...

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