The American River Current

Riddle navigates the music industry

American River College music student Riddle Anne performs an original song for the ARC Acoustic Cafe on March 1, 2019. (photo by Ariel Caspar)

Ariel Caspar

May 8, 2019

Sitting in the dim lighting of the small performance room in the music theater wing at American River College, one would expect just another ordinary musician to step up to the microphone with a guitar and sing just another ordinary song, but there was something particularly intriguing about Riddle Anne. ...

Jazz clinic presents San Diego band, Neu Jazz Trio

San Diego based band, Neu Jazz Trio was invited to a Jazz Clinic at ARC to share with students about the music world, Monday Nov. 7. 
(photo by Lidiya Grib)

Lidiya Grib

November 8, 2016

American River College music department held a jazz clinic presenting bandleader Matt Smith and the Neu Jazz Trio to educate jazz students on the realities of pursuing a career in music on Monday. Instrumental jazz students were given advice from the band on what to do after college in the music wo...

ARC music professor remembers the ‘complete artistry’ of Prince

ARC music professor remembers the ‘complete artistry’ of Prince

Jordan Schauberger

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 as a musician “I was in middle school, the perfect age, when ‘Purple Rain’ came out,” Ei...

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