The American River Current

High school choirs join ARC fall concert

American River College Chambers singers sing “Fly Over Paradise” in a live Fall Choral Invitational Concert at ARC’s theater on Nov. 5, 2018. (Photo by Hameed Zargry)

Hameed Zargry

December 4, 2018

The fall choral Invitational Concert brought multiple school choirs together to perform one of their best concerts at American River College’s theater on Nov 6. Director Ralph E. Hughes used this opportunity to motivate students by giving information about a music scholarship program. According...

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 Orchestra performs with renowned pianist

Award-winning pianist Jon Nakamatsu, right, gives a pen back to American River College Orchestra director Steven Thompson in the ARC Theater on Oct. 30, 2015. Nakamatsu was invited to sign the grand piano after performing with the orchestra. (Photo by John Ferrannini)

John Ferrannini

November 2, 2015

The American River College orchestra performed a concert in the main theater Friday with award-winning pianist Jon Nakamatsu, who received a standing ovation from the audience. Nakamatsu became the first American in 16 years to win the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition in 1997. He perfor...

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